A Symphony of Sounds at the Pops

A Symphony of Sounds at the Pops
It was an incredible night at the high school on Saturday June 4th. In more ways than one. It was the Night at the Pops presented by the Somersworth Music Department. As you walked into the cafeteria at the High school it was hard not to be impressed by the scene. There was around 35 ...

Guy Fieri of the Food Network Films in Somersworth

Guy Fieri of the Food Network Films in Somersworth
It’s not every day you log on to facebook and see a picture of a food network star filming in Somersworth but that’s exactly what happened to me earlier today. So I did some poking, prodding and investigating around town and confirmed that the star in question had been filming at a local eatery.

The Changing Of The Guard Marks New Era In City

The Changing Of The Guard Marks New Era In City
When I was a kid living in back in England, I used to love going to Buckingham Palace and watching the changing of the guard ceremonies. I loved the pomp, the tradition, and the ceremony of the occasion. This past week I was reminded of those ceremonies as I witnessed a changing of the guard ...

A Teacher’s Job is Never Done!

A Teacher's Job is Never Done!
A Teacher’s Job is Never Done! If the Idlehurst Elementary staff is not teaching the children of the future, they are busy paying it forward and taking care of the community their students live in. On Friday May 20, 2016, the Idlehurst staff chose to do community service by cleaning up the areas of Somesworth ...

A Lesson In Life and Death At The High School. 3

A Lesson In Life and Death At The High School.
It’s one thing for your parents to tell you to be careful as you leave for prom night. A night that is filled with celebration, fun and friends. It’s quite another, to watch your friends pulled from the wreckage of a car. Or worse still to watch your friend leave the scene of an accident ...

Somersworth Shows Its Spirit As It Cleans Up The City.

Somersworth Shows Its Spirit As It Cleans Up The City.
You may have noticed some strange blue bags appearing on the side of the road on Saturday. You may also have noticed that many areas in Somersworth have suddenly became a lot cleaner over the weekend. If you didn’t, take a closer look as you drive to work and you’ll notice a real difference. The ...

Two Brothers Subs Celebrates 35 Years In The City

Two Brothers Subs Celebrates 35 Years In The City
Did you know that Thursday May 5th 2016, is now officially “Two Brothers Subs” day here in the city of Somersworth? Well neither did the owners of the business, that for thirty five years have been providing generations of Hilltoppers. That was, until Mayor Dana Hilliard walked into the store this afternoon and presented owners, ...

New Somersworth Police Chief Announced

New Somersworth Police Chief Announced
It was the winter of 1956 and a blizzard was bearing down on the city. A young lady found herself in labor and no way to get to Frisbee hospital. This was at a time before the city had an ambulance service. So the family took the only action they could and called the Somersworth ...

That Was The week That Was In Somersworth

That Was The week That Was In Somersworth
It’s been a busy week here in Somersworth, not only for news, but also for the churches, as last Sunday saw the start of Holy week. So rather than write a separate post for each event I thought this week I would take you through my week, which began last Sunday evening. So if you’re ...

After 33 years Firefighter Kenny Vincent announces his retirement 1

After 33 years Firefighter Kenny Vincent announces his retirement
Last night was not your average city council meeting. It was a night of surprises, memories and in many cases tears. The reason was simple, veteran Somersworth fire fighter Kenny Vincent announced that after 33 years of serving the city, he has fought his last fire. During his announcement Vincent talked of the highs and ...