MAY 2020

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Clark-Wilkins School student dance to the tune of "Footloose" during remote learning periods 

SCHOOLS

Teacher Parade Driveby...

      AMHERST – In collaboration with the Amherst Police Department and the Clark-Wilkins staff, a Teacher Parade was held at Souhegan High School on Tuesday, May 5th from 3:00 to 4:00 for all of Clark-Wilkins students and families to participate in a “reverse parade.”

      Staff was spaced out along the property, using social distancing guidelines, and the police department assisted with traffic. Staff members were wearing masks out of safety, while wearing big smiles and greeting students.with signs of love and caring. 

      Hundreds and hundreds of cars took part in a one hour slow crawl through the SHS roadways with the theme of the day “THANK YOU.”

LIBRARY

Amherst Town Library Has Stay-At-Home Programs 

AMHERST – Miss Sarah and Miss LISA entertain young children at home with Storytime and S.T.E.A.M. projects...

SPORTS

Boys Souhegan Basketball Hold Banquet over Zoom

AMHERST – Awards were given out to members of all three teams in a well attended event held on online...

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SCHOOLS

SHS Team at Granite State Challenge

AMHERST – This team from Souhegan High School advanced the farthest in the finals than any other team in SHS history ... 

PEOPLE

Amherst Resident is Honored at AFCEA

LEXINGTON, MA – Phil Blanchard was commended for his leadership during Hanscom Air Force Base's Career Day ...  

HOLIDAYS

Memorial Day Parade and Observances

AMHERST – Theresa Grella has notified the office of Selectmen that it is necessary to cancel the Amherst Sunset Observances and Parade for Memorial Day.

HISTORY

Amherst's Last Civil War Veteran

AMHERST – The first Memorial Day observance in Amherst was conducted in June 1869. Historian Katrina Holman introduces us to Daniel A. Peabody ... 

LETTERS

Are Gun Stores Essential Businesses? ...

ARTS

Abstract Paintings & Tribal Masks Exhibition at NHAC ...

REGION

Nashua Household Waste Collection Held June 4th ...

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