Picnic a Big Hit With the Somersworth Seniors

Picnic a Big Hit With the Somersworth Seniors
Thursday October 13th 2016 – I sent a few hours yesterday afternoon with the seniors of Somersworth. Around 100 of them could be found at the Flanagan center where several city organizations had come together to put on the annual Senior Picnic. Those organizations included, Somersworth Police Department, Strafford Nutrition Meals on Wheels, Somersworth Recreational ...

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 ...

911 Remembered at Somersworth Middle School Ceremony.

911 Remembered at Somersworth Middle School Ceremony.
Friday morning found me up bright and early at the Somersworth middle school. There, I was joined by various members of Somersworth’s first responders community. The reason we were all there was to commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of September 11th 2001. Like many I can vividly recall were I was on that fateful and tragic ...

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 ...

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 ...

Somersworth Seniors Enjoy Community Picnic

Somersworth Seniors Enjoy Community Picnic
If you walked into the gym of the Flanagan Center yesterday, you could easily be forgiven for thinking there was some kind of emergency. The room was filled with first responders from the Somersworth Police and fire Departments and American Ambulance. The good news is there was no emergency and they were all there for ...