Restoration of the Pray-Lord Barn Begins

Restoration of the Pray-Lord Barn Begins
Some of you may recall a time the Russians came to visit Somersworth. That was in fact last October and they were here to celebrate a former Somersworth resident who had left our shores many years ago. When Roxy Eleanor Pray left Somersworth to travel to Vladivostok in Russia with her new husband Fredrick Lord ...

Somersworth City Council Round Up January 2016 2

Somersworth City Council Round Up January 2016
January saw the Somersworth city council return to its two monthly scheduled meetings, and while much of those meetings consisted of housekeeping and reappointments there were several happenings of note.

From The Archives: Recollections of the Old Schoolhouse

From The Archives: Recollections of the Old Schoolhouse
This is a picture of the old brick schoolhouse that was drawn from memory, because this schoolhouse was torn down in 1874 in order to make way for the Burleigh School which took it’s place.  Both schools stood on Orange street and Washington Street. The site now houses the Washington street Plazza and was located ...

Friends and Family Gather to Surprise Dina Gagnon

Friends and Family Gather to Surprise Dina Gagnon
If you’ve lived in Somersworth for any length of time, the chances are you’ve either met or heard the names Dina and Lindsey Gagnon. This Mother and daughter team are a powerhouse of giving when it comes to the city and the various activities that occur here each year. About a year ago Dina decided ...

Hilltopper Spirit Celebrated at Inauguration Ceremony

Hilltopper Spirit Celebrated at Inauguration Ceremony
For the second time in a year the sound of bagpipes echoed through Somersworth city hall on Thursday evening. This time the bagpipes were being played by Captain Don McCullough of the Rochester Fire Department, and led a procession into the council chambers of the newly elected school board members, new city council, Mayor Dana ...