Main Street and Somersworth Plaza: Have Your Say 1

Main Street and Somersworth Plaza: Have Your Say
I’ve lost count of the time I have heard people complain about Main Street. There is no denying that the entire street as well as the Somersworth Plaza needs to be revitalized. The real question is how best to go about that to meet the needs of today’s citizens. If you are one of those ...

4th Annual Hilltop Bluegrass Festival Set For Saturday

4th Annual Hilltop Bluegrass Festival Set For Saturday
On Saturday September 16th, the Hilltop city gets to celebrate all things Bluegrass as the 4th Annual Hilltop Bluegrass festival rolls into town. The event promises to be a fun packed day of good music, food and community. Great Bands As with the three festival’s that have followed before four bands will perform throughout the ...

Tri-City Subaru Supplies School Cheer To IdleHurst School

Tri-City Subaru Supplies School Cheer To IdleHurst School
I remember the days when my kids went back to school. The seemingly endless hours spent in Staples, Office Max and Walmart trying to figure out the teachers list, if I had everything and how on earth I was going to pay for it all. Now don’t get me wrong those were good days and ...

Iron Horse Pub is Somersworth’s Newest Eatery

Iron Horse Pub is Somersworth's Newest Eatery
Somersworth’s newest pub and eatery opened to little fanfare on Friday August 18th at 3pm. The reason was this was a soft opening. The pub is located at 2 Main street which anyone familiar with the city will recognize as the address of that of the old Boston and Maine train station. The Iron Horse ...

Mother’s Day Freedom Project Aims To Curb Violence in New Hampshire 1

Mother's Day Freedom Project Aims To Curb Violence in New Hampshire
Today I had the honor of watching as Somersworth Police Chief, David Kretchmar received a framed copy of a poem that is entitled, “If you had heard my voice,” on behalf of the Somersworth Police Department. The poem was penned by Monica Nagle and is part of a campaign known as the Mother’s Day Freedom ...

From Electric Trolleys To New Hampshire Liquor Store Outlet.

From Electric Trolleys To New Hampshire Liquor Store Outlet.
New Use Sought For Old Building Riverside Garage will go before the planning board on Wednesday July 19th 2017 to seek permission for approval to add an addition to the current building. The purpose of the business will change as well with the proposed new use being a brand new state liquor store/outlet. Now those ...

Somersworth Lights The Way With LED Street Lights 2

Somersworth Lights The Way With LED Street Lights
Over the past few months I’ve found myself pondering the evolution of something that we all take for granted on a daily basis. That is street lighting. Some of you may recall that there was a plan proposed a couple of years ago to remove some of the city street lights in order to reduce ...

Somersworth Food Truck Festival Serves Up Fun In The Sun

Somersworth Food Truck Festival Serves Up Fun In The Sun
Sunday June 18th was a busy day in the city of Somersworth and for me personally. Not only was it father’s day, it was also the date for the first annual food truck and craft beer festival. This particular festival had been almost an entire year in the making. A collaboration between the City of ...

Senator Jeanne Shaheen Takes SYC Experience To Washington

Senator Jeanne Shaheen Takes SYC Experience To Washington
OWednesday May 31st I could be found at Idlehurst Elementary school. The reason for my visit was that U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) was visiting one of my favorite Somersworth programs, the Somersworth Youth Connection (SYC). Senator Shaheen has a long history with Somersworth, and long before she represented us in Washington, she was instrumental ...

Somersworth Remembers Those Who Gave All 2

Somersworth Remembers Those Who Gave All
Monday 29th May 2017, saw another Memorial Day pass in Somersworth. For some, that means fun at camp, time with the family and for others it is a holiday where we remember the lives of those who gave all in battle. My Monday morning like many others started at Forest Glade cemetery and would end ...