Candidates Take The Hot Seat At Forum: Part 1

Candidates Take The Hot Seat At Forum: Part 1
Thursday evening saw several hopeful people gathered at Somersworth city hall. All were hoping to secure your vote when the state goes to the polls on November 8th. The candidates forum which was organized by the Greater Somersworth Chamber of Commerce featured Peter Mathieu as the evenings moderator and Eric Mommsen as the time keeper. ...

Garlic: A Pungent Way to Raise Funds

Garlic: A Pungent Way to Raise Funds
When I visited the Somersworth Middle school a couple of weeks ago it would have been easy for me to believe that they had a mild vampire infestation. The smell of garlic was unmistakable and drifted through the hallways, into the classrooms and if it was in fact used for vampire protection it would have ...

Somersworth Fire Department Opens House To Citizens

Somersworth Fire Department Opens House To Citizens
I seem to have spent quite a bit of time with the guys and girls of the Somersworth Fire Department this past week. It all started on Tuesday when I could be found at the Middle school. As part of National Fire safety week they were there giving the kids plenty of life saving advice, ...

Picnic a Big Hit With the Somersworth Seniors

Picnic a Big Hit With the Somersworth Seniors
Thursday October 13th 2016 – I sent a few hours yesterday afternoon with the seniors of Somersworth. Around 100 of them could be found at the Flanagan center where several city organizations had come together to put on the annual Senior Picnic. Those organizations included, Somersworth Police Department, Strafford Nutrition Meals on Wheels, Somersworth Recreational ...

Pumpkins Prove To Be Fun For Everyone.

Pumpkins Prove To Be Fun For Everyone.
Like so many in Somersworth I love the fall. The colors, the hot chocolate and most of all the pumpkins. Who doesn’t love those little round orbs of orange which offer the possibility of fun, food and friends? So having a festival that celebrates all things pumpkin and more right here in Somersworth is something ...

The Wait Is Over!

The Wait Is Over!
If you’ve been following SomersworthNow for some time you will have undoubtedly read about the fact that Food Networks, Guy Fieri was in the city earlier this year. The reason he was here was to film an episode of his hit show Dinners, Drive Ins and Dives at Forty Five Market Street Bakery and Cafe. 

Somersworth Firefighters a Vital Part of the Community

Somersworth Firefighters a Vital Part of the Community
I’m pretty sure when you think of the word fire, the next words are fire fighters but the truth is our fire fighters do so much more than simply fight fire. Of course the fact that they are there, when and if, you ever need them is a great asset to the community but there ...