Wentworth Greenhouses Helps Local Residents Find Their Holiday Spirit.

Wentworth Greenhouses Helps Local Residents Find Their Holiday Spirit.
While Wentworth Greenhouses is technically located in Rollinsford, I know for many of us that live in Somersworth, it’s the go to place for all things gardening and beyond, myself included. One of my favorite events that they hold annually is their holiday open house, and it’s always a great way to get into the ...

Old Rail Pizza Opens Doors And Heart With Free Thanksgiving Meal. 1

Old Rail Pizza Opens Doors And Heart With Free Thanksgiving Meal.
Albert Levalley and his family opened their restaurant and their hearts to the community on Thanksgiving day as they opened the doors and offered all a free thanksgiving meal. According to Albert, the idea, like all good ideas, came from a conversation that many families have around this time of year. They decided to have ...

Shop Somersworth Local This Plaid Friday And Beyond.

Shop Somersworth Local This Plaid Friday And Beyond.
If you think you have to get in the car and drive further than the limits of Somersworth to find all the things on your Christmas list, I’m here to tell you you’d likely be wrong. We have all the big box stores here, it’s true. Walmart or Target have a lot to offer but ...

“I am College Bound.” Week In Somersworth.

Yesterday I had the pleasure of spending an hour or so with the students of Somersworth High School. The reason for my visit yesterday was to witness something special. For the second year in a row Somersworth schools had elected to take part in the, “I Applied/ I am College Bound Day.”

One Kidney Required: Can You Help?

One Kidney Required: Can You Help?
As our thoughts turn to the festive season and in many cases this includes the exchanging of gifts, one Somersworth volunteer has only one wish for her son: The gift of a new kidney! Anyone who has been to any of the Somersworth Festival Association (SFA) events, which include this past weekend’s ever popular penny ...

Somersworth Honors Pastor Mark Rideout For Thirty Years Of Service 2

Somersworth Honors Pastor Mark Rideout For Thirty Years Of Service
Like many on Sunday November 15th, 2015 I gathered at the First Parish Church on West High Street to celebrate a remarkable, dedicated and community minded individual as you are likely to ever meet.  The gentleman I’m referring to is Pastor Mark Rideout, who for the past thirty years has presided over First Parish church ...

Scouting For Food In Somersworth

Scouting For Food In Somersworth
Last week I found a door tag hanging from the door knob when  I returned home and like many I read it with interest, and I’m glad I did. The tags were distributed throughout the city of Somersworth and also in Rollinsford by the local boy and girl scout troops, and advertised the fact that ...

Somersworth Salutes Its Veterans

Somersworth Salutes Its Veterans
‘Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.’ Winston Churchill I’m ashamed to admit that this year’s veterans day ceremonies were the first I’ve attended in Somersworth. Part of the reason for my absence was I thought that you had to be a member of the ...

A Friday Night With The Somersworth Police Department. 2

A Friday Night With The Somersworth Police Department.
As I sat in the waiting room at the Somersworth Police station, I could feel the anxiety begin to grow as I wondered exactly what I had let myself in for. I wasn’t there for anything other that to observe a Friday night shift with the local PD and yet I was getting anxious. It ...

Reflections On A Somersworth Year 4

Reflections On A Somersworth Year
It’s hard to believe that SomersworthNow is just over a year old. How on earth did that happen? The thing about time, is it gives you perspective when you look back. Yesterday I looked back at some of the posts I’ve written in the past year, the things I’ve documented, the people I’ve met and ...