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 ...

From The Archives: Times Have Certainly Changed

From The Archives: Times Have Certainly Changed
Yesterday I posted the picture to the left on Somersworth Now’s Facebook page and asked if people knew who the officer in the picture was. Many guessed the correct answer: that it was a much younger Captain Timmons in the picture. He was taking part in a program that had been run by the YMCA ...

Solved! The Mysterious Case of ‘Proud Past Bright Future’ 2

Solved! The Mysterious Case of 'Proud Past Bright Future'
I love a good mystery and for me it’s always been a mystery as to exactly who came up with the Somersworth city slogan/motto, ‘Proud Past, Bright Future.’  Seeing as the name of Somersworth Now was, in part, born out of that slogan I decided to go digging in the archives at the Summersworth History ...

Do You Know Where? Answer Revealed 2

Do You Know Where? Answer Revealed
So the answer to the question I posed Wednesday was: Ned’s Fish Market. This iconic fish market was once situated on Green Street. In more recent years it became Four Seasons until it closed. This mascot could be found n the counter of this popular fish market for many, many years. Ask any one who ...

Do You Know Where…?

Do You Know Where...?
Do You Know Were… ? You will have to be a certain age (but not too old) to be able to identify where this mascot once stood in Somersworth. You have until Friday night to comment if you think you know which Somersworth’s business counter this stood on for many years. At which time I ...

Somersworth To Celebrate First 125 Years As A City

Somersworth To Celebrate First 125 Years  As A City
Anyone that knows me, knows my love of history, or more specifically the history of Somersworth. Next year marks Somersworth’s 125th year as a city. So I figured I could turn to both my loves and give you a very brief history of Somersworth.  It is worth noting before you start reading that Somersworth is ...

Rest In Peace Mayor McLin 2

Rest In Peace Mayor McLin
It is with a heavy heart that I have to report the passing of the Honorable James McLin. For eighteen years many of us knew him as Mayor of Somersworth. Many of us knew him as simply a friend. May he rest in peace and I extend my condolences to his family and hope you ...

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.  ...

Post Cards From The Past: Schools Schools 3

Post Cards From The Past: Schools Schools
So what’s a girl to do when the snow is coming down outside? Well, I could of written something deep and meaningful but instead I decided to try my hand at video editing today and develop a new series based on the postcards that can be found at the Summersworth Historical Museum. What follows is ...