Old Rail Pizza Co. Gives Back To The Community

Old Rail Pizza Co. Gives Back To The Community
Anyone whose cooked a thanksgiving turkey appreciates it’s no mean feat. Now imagine having to prepare and cook 24 turkeys, 100 lb of mashed potatoes, 50lbs of green beans and all the trimmings and cooking for thanksgiving suddenly takes on a new meaning. That’s exactly what Albert and Lisa Lavalley the mother and son team ...

Parishioners Wish Father Michael A Fond Farewell.

Parishioners Wish Father Michael A Fond Farewell.
Saying goodbye to a member of any family is always hard. When that family member is the Father of an entire parish it becomes even harder. That is exactly what the parishioners of St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish which includes Holy Trinity, St. Martin’s churches in Somersworth and St. Mary’s in Rollinsford are dealing with ...

Ten Commandments Returned To Its Spot. 7

Ten Commandments Returned To Its Spot.
Sunday November 6th saw the ten commandments statue returned to the place that it has stood for 56 years. The monument which was gifted to the citizens of Somersworth by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in 1958 has caused some controversy over the past few years.

Not Sure Where To Vote? We Got You Covered.

Not Sure Where To Vote? We Got You Covered.
I hope that you will get out and vote on Tuesday Nov 8th. Residents registering to vote and/or voting at their polling location on election day should bring a picture ID. If the address on the ID is not current, they should also bring a piece of mail for proof of residency. Polling stations will ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...