From The Archives: Times Have Certainly Changed

From The Archives: Times Have Certainly Changed
Yesterday I posted the picture to the left on Somersworth Now’s Facebook page and asked if people knew who the officer in the picture was. Many guessed the correct answer: that it was a much younger Captain Timmons in the picture. He was taking part in a program that had been run by the YMCA ...

Solved! The Mysterious Case of ‘Proud Past Bright Future’ 2

Solved! The Mysterious Case of 'Proud Past Bright Future'
I love a good mystery and for me it’s always been a mystery as to exactly who came up with the Somersworth city slogan/motto, ‘Proud Past, Bright Future.’  Seeing as the name of Somersworth Now was, in part, born out of that slogan I decided to go digging in the archives at the Summersworth History ...

Do You Know Where? Answer Revealed 2

Do You Know Where? Answer Revealed
So the answer to the question I posed Wednesday was: Ned’s Fish Market. This iconic fish market was once situated on Green Street. In more recent years it became Four Seasons until it closed. This mascot could be found n the counter of this popular fish market for many, many years. Ask any one who ...

Do You Know Where…?

Do You Know Where...?
Do You Know Were… ? You will have to be a certain age (but not too old) to be able to identify where this mascot once stood in Somersworth. You have until Friday night to comment if you think you know which Somersworth’s business counter this stood on for many years. At which time I ...