A Trip Down Memory Lane Up On The Hill 9

A Trip Down Memory Lane Up On The Hill
Today I was offered  the chance to take a trip down memory lane, and that’s a trip you know I had to take. The good news is I get to take you on this trip with me and I’m sure many will be familiar with the place that I visited. That place has seen many ...

From The Archives: Hirsch’s Store Closes After 49 Years.

From The Archives: Hirsch's Store Closes After 49 Years.
Ever been in the store and couldn’t find the one thing you were looking for? For 49 years this problem was solved for many Somersworth residents by taking a trip to Hirsch’s Department store which was on Market Street. Where now we find Nostos Mixed Martial Arts Gym, once stood a Somersworth institution. Ask anyone ...

Somersworth Celebrates It’s Culture and History

Somersworth Celebrates It's Culture and History
I recently heard Somersworth referred to as the cultural center of the North East. While this may have been a slight exaggeration, it’s hard to deny that we do have a rich history and culture here. Friday night saw that history and culture celebrated as the recently elected and re-elected mayor, city councilor and school ...

Father and Daughter Valentines Dance a Big Hit

Father and Daughter Valentines Dance a Big Hit
I’ve have confession to make. I have never been to a Father Daughter Valentines dance. The good news is I put that to rights yesterday. The sad part for me was my father is no longer with us, but the good news is there are lots of fathers who are still very present in their ...

Did the Presidential candidates forget about Somersworth? 1

Did the Presidential candidates forget about Somersworth?
I’ve been waiting and waiting but no one came. I felt sure that someone would come and visit our lovely little city that’s nestled between the ocean and the White mountains. I’ve been waiting about 8 months now and it’s getting lonely. I know it’s cold now but you had all summer to come and ...

It Was All Fun and Games At IdleHurst School!

It Was All Fun and Games At IdleHurst School!
Last Thursday night I headed out to Idlehurst school for what promised to be a night of fun and games.  I was not disappointed! Arriving just before the opening of the doors at 6pm it was great to see a packed parking lot.  On walking into the building, which I’m not overly familiar with, I ...

Frosty The snowman Is A big Hit At Breakfast

Frosty The snowman Is A big Hit At Breakfast
Down And Out I feel like I need to start this post with an apology. The reason I’ve not written for a while is simple one: I had the same cold that seems to have swept the city like norovirus on a cruise ship! If you’ve had it you know what I mean and it ...