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 ...

4th Annual Hilltop Bluegrass Festival Set For Saturday

4th Annual Hilltop Bluegrass Festival Set For Saturday
On Saturday September 16th, the Hilltop city gets to celebrate all things Bluegrass as the 4th Annual Hilltop Bluegrass festival rolls into town. The event promises to be a fun packed day of good music, food and community. Great Bands As with the three festival’s that have followed before four bands will perform throughout the ...

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 ...

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 ...

International Children’s Festival Offered Fun For All

International Children's Festival Offered Fun For All
It was a busy weekend here in Somersworth and it began as any other weekend does with a Friday night. This was not a Friday night that several will easily forget though. This Friday night should have seen the opening night for the 37th Somersworth International Children’s Festival. Friday Night Rain For as long as ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Busy Saturday in the Hilltop City

A Busy Saturday in the Hilltop City
Saturday 17th September 2016 was a busy one for many in Somersworth. Those who were involved in the third annual Hilltop Bluegrass festival could be found on the field at Memorial Drive at 6am. They were busy pitching vendors tents, adding signage and generally turning Memorial Drive from a sporting field to a festival venue. ...