There was once a 'disorderly house' in Phillipston — a brothel, if you can believe it

There were always those who raised their eyebrows, or looked away, when passing by the house at Phillipston’s Four Corners along the Fifth Massachusetts Turnpike. Local women whispered and gossiped, shaking their heads while they quickly walked by the place. Men were rarely seen entering the front door, but no doubt many of them knew their way in through the backdoor.
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Horvath & Tremblay sells Walmart and Lowe’s in NH for $14.9 million - exclusively represented the seller and procured the buyer

Hooksett, NH Bob Horvath of Horvath & Tremblay has completed the sale of Walmart and Lowe’s (subleased to Bass Pro Shops). Horvath & Tremblay exclusively represented the seller and procured the buyer to complete the transaction at a sale price of $14.9 million. The two-unit retail condominium improved by a Walmart ground lease and a Lowe’s (subleased to Bass Pro Shops) ground lease are located at 2 & 3 Commerce Dr. Walmart completed construction of their unit, a 153,430 s/f building on 25.22 acres in 2007. Lowe’s completed construction of their unit, a 139,790 s/f building on 17 acres in 2008. They subleased the building and grounds to Bass Pro Shops in 2013. The two-unit condominium complex contains a total of 44.04 acres.
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Save up to $0.42 per gallon - survey shows cheapest gas station in Manchester

(MANCHESTER, NH) Gas prices vary across in the Manchester area, but if you’re willing to head for the cheapest station, you could be saving up to $0.42 per gallon. According to a survey by GasBuddy, BJ's at 200 John E Devine Dr was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.67 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Mobil at 210 Eddy Rd, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.09.

A trip down memory lane: 1962 WHS Baseball season

Since last September, we have taken rides down Memory Lane, re-running stories from previous WHS Athletic teams, which had great success in the state tournament. Here’s a look at the 1962 Baseball team, which reached the state finals. The stories are collected from four issues from May 31st to the...
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Seize the day (even if it’s raining)

(MANCHESTER, NH) A rainy grey blanket is set to settle over Manchester Saturday, but that doesn’t have to put a damper on getting things done. Make the most of it with one of these ideas — or use them as inspiration to come up with your own plan to beat the grey.

Suspect sought in armed robbery at Maple Plaza who got away in stolen car

MANCHESTER, NH – On June 17, 2021 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Manchester Police responded to the Maple Valley Plaza at 245 Maple Street for a reported armed robbery. Through their investigation, police learned that a male had robbed an individual at knifepoint. The suspect also tried to steal the victim’s car but was unsuccessful. The suspect then left the area in a gray Nissan with NH plate 4598127. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Pembroke.

‘Peeking chipmunk’ greets Northborough photographer

NORTHBOROUGH – A Northborough resident recently snapped a unique image of a chipmunk hanging out in her backyard. Clinging to a birdfeeder, the smaller-than-pint-sized rodent peeked around a pole as Sandy Howard noticed his presence. “To me, he appears to be saying, ‘If I stay very, very still, the lady...

2 hospitalized following crash involving 10-wheeler in Hooksett

HOOKSETT, N.H. (WHDH) - Two people were hospitalized following a crash involving a 10-wheeler in Hooksett, New Hampshire on Thursday morning. Officers responding to a reported crash at the intersection of Hooksett Road and Main Street around 8:49 a.m. found a Honda CR-V and a 10-wheeler involved in a crash.

Top Steakhouses North of Boston

Father’s Day is right around the corner. The North Shore is loaded with incredible restaurants, but if steak is dad’s favorite, give him a special evening he won’t soon forget and head to one of our favorite steakhouses north of Boston. Most of these eateries have alfresco dining so you can take advantage of this weekend’s great weather. Do you have a favorite local steakhouse that you don’t see below? Let us know in the comments!

Pride flag at City Hall: So people know people ‘this is a welcoming, loving, tolerant and inclusive city’

MANCHESTER, NH – The beginning of a weekend of Pride was officially marked on Friday afternoon with the raising of a rainbow Pride flag at City Hall in Manchester. This is the fourth year in a row that the flag has flown at City Hall in commemoration of Pride Month, but the third official flag-raising ceremony, as last year’s event was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Robb Curry and Kyle Davis, co-founders of Queen City Pride and owners of Madear’s restaurant in Pembroke, originally approached Mayor Joyce Craig with the idea of raising the Pride flag in 2018.

Woman jumps from balcony to escape burning home in Merrimack

MERRIMACK, N.H. — Firefighters in Merrimack said a woman was taken to a hospital after she was forced to jump from a second-story balcony to escape a burning home. The fire started shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday at 2 Shore Drive on Baboosic Lake. As crews were heading to the scene, they said they received reports that people might be trapped inside the home.
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Bail lowered for ex-youth center worker in NH sex abuse case

If you or someone you know needs resources or support related to sexual violence, contact the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s 24/7 hotline at 800-871-7741. MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — A judge has reduced bail for a former New Hampshire youth center worker accused of sexually assaulting four teenagers, including one at gunpoint.
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Middle School Farewell: Class of 2025 Heads to High School

On a picture-perfect summer evening on Wednesday, eighth-graders at the John Glenn Middle School (JGMS) bid farewell to outgoing principal Kevin Tracy and set their sights on the high school as the Class of 2025. A slowly setting sun and a cool breeze accompanied the ceremony as families arrayed their blankets across Sabourin Field in a colorful display. A Hawaiian theme was chosen for the occasion and kids and parents responded with shirts and dresses dotted with palm trees and hibiscus and accented their outfits with cheerful plastic leis. A post-Covid euphoria was in the air as hugs and greetings were warmly exchanged.

T-bone crash on 202 in Hancock hospitalizes two

Two drivers were hospitalized after a T-bone crash on Route 202 Wednesday morning. Emergency personnel responded to Route 202 and Forest Road in Hancock at 7:54 a.m. after a 2011 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Tristan Roberts, 22, of Ashdown, Arkansas struck a white 2017 Ford cargo van driven by Shane Norris, 33, of Hopkinton, according to Police Chief Tom Horne. The pickup truck had been attempting to cross the highway from Forest Road when it collided with the side of the van, traveling southbound on Route 202. The truck sustained significant front end damage and came to a rest in the center of the eastbound lane on Forest Road, while the van overturned and came to a rest on the northbound shoulder of Route 202 with significant crush damage to its right side, Horne said. Peterborough ambulance personnel took Roberts to Concord Hospital and Norris to Monadnock Community Hospital, and both vehicles were towed, he said. The crash is still under investigation, he said.