Community Bands Together To Help The Millers

Community Bands Together To Help The Millers
Sometimes it’s easy to focus on the bad that so often seems to overshadow the good but when a community works together even the bad things can turn good. I witnessed this on Saturday June 25th when the community banded together to help one family reclaim their lives. The Millers are a couple that for ...

Community Asked To Help One Of Our Own!

Community Asked To Help One Of Our Own!
I’m sure many of you recall the fire on South street last year. It may seem hard to believe that it has been a year but for the Millers family it seems more like a lifetime. The story¬† received lots of new coverage at the time. http://www.wmur.com/news/home-in-somersworth-catches-fire/33179898 http://fosters.com/article/20160515/NEWS/160519585 The Millers story didn’t end when the ...

Somersworth Children’s Festival Is An International Affair 2

Somersworth Children's Festival Is An International Affair
Last time I sat down at my laptop was to tell you about my Friday night adventures in the city. After a good nights sleep and a cup of coffee I found myself in Stein Park on Main street watching history unfold and you can read more about that HERE. That was not the end ...

Fireworks, Family, and Flags Make for an Exciting Friday Night

Fireworks, Family, and Flags Make for an Exciting Friday Night
It was a busy weekend here in Somersworth.¬† I’m playing catch up with my writing to be honest, but it’s all good and you will see why as you continue to read. It’s A Cultural Thing My Friday night began at 5pm on the steps of city hall as I watched the cultural commission both ...

A Sad Day As An Icon Leaves Somersworth. 2

A Sad Day As An Icon Leaves Somersworth.
Saturday June 18th 2016 was an emotional day for many as the sign that for the past 60 years has towered over Main Street in the city was removed. As many of you probably already know the General Electric Meter plant on Main street was sold at the end of last year to Aclara, a ...

Jamming at the Somersworth Farmers Market

Jamming at the Somersworth Farmers Market
I love farmers markets and the one in Somersworth just opened for the season a couple of weeks ago. In case you haven’t heard. It takes place each Thursday between 3 and 6pm outside the Goodwin Community Health Center located on route 108. I was there to witness Mayor Hilliard ring the bell and declare ...

Sometimes Thank You Are The Only Words You Need To Hear 2

Sometimes Thank You Are The Only Words You Need To Hear
I spent some of Tuesday afternoon with a group of kids from the middle school. These kids represented the entire Somersworth Middle school as they took a short but powerful field trip and visited the fire station, police station and ambulance stations here in the city. This was not the usual trip to these places ...

Stop and Listen Somersworth To Make A Difference. 3

Stop and Listen Somersworth To Make A Difference.
I awoke this morning with a heavy heart. I’m sure I’m not alone in this, after the tragedy that transpired this weekend in Orlando. So I sat at my laptop this morning and began to write. I wasn’t sure what I was going to write but I knew I had to write. Since Saturday’s Mayor’s ...

Somersworth Students Get Creative For Their Finals

Somersworth Students Get Creative For Their Finals
Submitted by Bonnie Dubois. Photographer Nancy Grace Horton came to Somersworth Middle School thanks to a grant from the New Hampshire State Council of the Arts. Mrs Horton worked with the whole school creating cyanotypes. In case you aren’t aware cyanotypes are also known as sun prints. Students used fabric that had been photo-chemically treated. ...

A Symphony of Sounds at the Pops

A Symphony of Sounds at the Pops
It was an incredible night at the high school on Saturday June 4th. In more ways than one. It was the Night at the Pops presented by the Somersworth Music Department. As you walked into the cafeteria at the High school it was hard not to be impressed by the scene. There was around 35 ...