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 ...

A Day Of Community and Caring In Somersworth

A Day Of Community and Caring In Somersworth
I’m always amazed by the sights and the action I see around Somersworth when it comes to community and Thursday May 11th was such a day of amazement for me. A day when I got to witness community in action and all with a huge dose of caring. Community Policing At John Parson’s School My ...

New Hampshire Liquor Store Proposed On High Street

New Hampshire Liquor Store Proposed On High Street
I just spent an interesting morning at the Site Technical Review Board in city council chambers. Now it might not sound like an interesting way to spend a morning but this is an important part of planning when it comes to the future development of the city and any proposed buildings. Today four projects were ...

Somersworth Citizen’s Now Have a Place to Celebrate 2

Somersworth Citizen's Now Have a Place to Celebrate
“Citizens Place” officially became a part of Somersworth during the February 6th 2017 city council meeting. Now, if you are wondering where citizens Place is situated you have to look no further than the corner of High street and Government way and the little traffic island. Yep, the one that holds the Ten Commandments monument.  ...

Celebrating the Patriots in the Hilltop City

Celebrating the Patriots in the Hilltop City
I seem to be making a habit of confessing here but this is a pretty big one. I confess I cannot for love nor money understand American Football. Now many people have tried to explain the game to me over the years and I finally have an interception down… I think. That doesn’t mean I ...

Forest Glade Cemetery Placed On National Register of Historical Places 2

Forest Glade Cemetery Placed On National Register of Historical Places
One of my favorite places to walk in the city has just been given the recognition I and many others in the city feel it deserves. Forest Glade Cemetery has just been placed on the National Historical Register and brings the total number of places in Somersworth on that register to six. In case you ...