A Fun Filled Fall is Just Ahead In Somersworth

A Fun Filled Fall is Just Ahead In Somersworth
I hope that everyone had a wonderful and safe labor day weekend. So Summer, while not officially done, is in many people’s minds time to turn to thoughts of fall. Like many this is one of my favorite times of the year in Somersworth and it looks like it’s going to be a busy one ...

Seeds of Faith Leads To Lydia’s House Of Hope

Seeds of Faith Leads To Lydia's House Of Hope
It was just over a year ago when I was contacted by a woman who has since become a very good friend but more than that. This is a woman who inspires me, amazes me with her energy and enjoys life to the fullest. That woman is Theresa Tozier and if you’ve ever met her ...

Pub319 Is Somersworth’s Newest Eatery

Pub319 Is Somersworth's Newest Eatery
A Modern Twist On A Historic Building. Where once stood a bustling passenger train depot, where many a well dressed Hilltopper or visitor to the city has tread the well worn boards, now stands Somersworth’s newest eatery: Pub 319. Yesterday this establishment opened it’s doors the public and you had to know I was there. ...

Ten Commandments Monument Has Uncertain Future 6

Ten Commandments Monument Has Uncertain Future
For the past 56 years, the ten commandments monument has stood tall and proud on High street but that all changed early Thursday morning when a phone call was received by the Somersworth police department. The monument was found to be on the ground and appeared to have been toppled over. Police are actively investigating ...

No Car! Now That’s A Problem.

No Car! Now That's A Problem.
I’ll let you into a secret! I’ve been without a car this past week and it’s not been a fun week because of it. Like many, my car did not pass it’s inspection and to be honest required more money to fix than I was prepared to put into it at this point. It has ...

National Night Out Fun For All Ages 4

National Night Out Fun For All Ages
When I was a kid back in England each year the village that I lived in would enjoy the annual fire brigade or as they say in the USA fire department’s annual fair. I was reminded of those times long since past, when I visited Somersworth’s National Night Out, which this year, once again, took ...

Exploring the Fascinating World of Fire Alarm Boxes

Exploring the Fascinating World of Fire Alarm Boxes
I had an interesting evening on Wednesday July 13th when, along with a group of interested people, I was treated to a talk about fire alarm boxes by the Somersworth Firefighter, James Drakopoulos. The evening took place at the Summersworth Historical Museum which in case you don’t know can be found at 157 Main street, ...

Recharging, Fun and Giving Thanks

Recharging, Fun and Giving Thanks
Once in a while as a writer I find I have to stop writing for a few days or even a couple of weeks. I have to recharge my creative batteries if you like. Experience some new things, meet some new people and just have fun. The past couple of weeks has found me in ...

Community Bands Together To Help The Millers

Community Bands Together To Help The Millers
Sometimes it’s easy to focus on the bad that so often seems to overshadow the good but when a community works together even the bad things can turn good. I witnessed this on Saturday June 25th when the community banded together to help one family reclaim their lives. The Millers are a couple that for ...

Community Asked To Help One Of Our Own!

Community Asked To Help One Of Our Own!
I’m sure many of you recall the fire on South street last year. It may seem hard to believe that it has been a year but for the Millers family it seems more like a lifetime. The story¬† received lots of new coverage at the time. http://www.wmur.com/news/home-in-somersworth-catches-fire/33179898 http://fosters.com/article/20160515/NEWS/160519585 The Millers story didn’t end when the ...