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 ...

The Life Of A Pound Of Cotton

The Life Of A Pound Of Cotton
This piece was written a lot longer ago than many might realize. (See end paragraph to find out just how long ago.) It beautifully takes us, the reader, through the process that a piece of cotton would experience as it traveled through the mills of the Great Falls Manufacturing Company. The Life Of A Pound ...

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 ...

Somersworth Celebrates, Art, Community and Culture

Somersworth Celebrates, Art, Community and Culture
The first week of August was a pretty busy one here in Somersworth. My family from England were visiting and they got to experience some of the hospitality the Hilltop city is known for. Chapel Open Every Fourth Sunday of The Month Sunday July 30th,  I could be found at the beautiful Furber Chapel which ...

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 ...

Local Food Pantry’s Need Your Help

Local Food Pantry's Need Your Help
Food pantries are a lifeline for many families in both Somersworth and the surrounding areas. Currently we have one food pantry in the city itself and that is located at First Parish Church on West High Street. The Community Food Pantry serves approximately 300 families each and every month and that number constantly grows. There ...

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 ...

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 3

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.  ...