I almost Want To Go Back To School And Here’s Why…

I almost Want To Go Back To School And Here's Why...
It’s not often you will hear me utter the words, “I want to go back to school,” but that’s exactly what happened on Monday September 26th. The reason was a simple one as is often the case and happened as I was touring the newly opened and renovated Career Technical Center at the Somersworth High ...

A Taste Of Indonesia Comes To Somersworth

A Taste Of Indonesia Comes To Somersworth
Somersworth is a diverse city culturally and that’s a fact. We have the four founding fathers, the English, French, Greek and Irish cultures. Now we have another culture that is fast growing in the city and the evidence of that could be found on Memorial Drive on Saturday September 24th. The culture I am talking ...

Somersworth Students Paint and Then Send Bus to Get Destroyed

Somersworth Students Paint and Then Send Bus to Get Destroyed
What happens if you take one school bus, add in around 400 enthusiastic middle school students, a few buckets of paint?  Apparently you have a recipe for some Hilltopper pride. This recipe is one that was being executed at Somersworth Middle School this week were the students prepared a functioning school bus to take part ...

Old Rail Pizza Co. Moves To New Station

Old Rail Pizza Co. Moves To New Station
Monday September 19th was the last day that you would have found Old Rail Pizza Co. located at the old Boston & Maine Depot on Main Street. They have decided to make the bold move to a new location on High Street, which strangely enough happens to be called The Station too. Many might recall ...

A Busy Saturday in the Hilltop City

A Busy Saturday in the Hilltop City
Saturday 17th September 2016 was a busy one for many in Somersworth. Those who were involved in the third annual Hilltop Bluegrass festival could be found on the field at Memorial Drive at 6am. They were busy pitching vendors tents, adding signage and generally turning Memorial Drive from a sporting field to a festival venue. ...

The Mysterious Case of a ‘Proud Past Bright Future’ 2

The Mysterious Case of a 'Proud Past Bright Future'
A Blog Is Born Thanks To a City Motto. Are you sitting comfortably? Because I’m going to tell you a story. When I first began to create this blog, I’ll be honest, I had absolutely no idea what to call it. I literally spent hours pacing my floorboards, gave myself a few headaches and worked ...

Sidewalks, Roads and Complete Streets 1

Sidewalks, Roads and Complete Streets
It’s A Problem. This summer I spent an enjoyable couple of hours with the kids from the Somersworth Youth Connection (SYC) group talking about writing, blogging and story telling and had a blast. I also went kayaking with them, again another great afternoon but also another story. So anyway, while we were talking about blogging ...

911 Remembered at Somersworth Middle School Ceremony.

911 Remembered at Somersworth Middle School Ceremony.
Friday morning found me up bright and early at the Somersworth middle school. There, I was joined by various members of Somersworth’s first responders community. The reason we were all there was to commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of September 11th 2001. Like many I can vividly recall were I was on that fateful and tragic ...

A Fun Filled Fall is Just Ahead In Somersworth

A Fun Filled Fall is Just Ahead In Somersworth
I hope that everyone had a wonderful and safe labor day weekend. So Summer, while not officially done, is in many people’s minds time to turn to thoughts of fall. Like many this is one of my favorite times of the year in Somersworth and it looks like it’s going to be a busy one ...