• Best of Awards Results & Info

  • Congratulations to all of the Winners & Finalists!

    2022 Best of Greater Merrimack Souhegan Valley Region Winners & Finalists!

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    Best of Region Awards 2022 - Sep 28, 2022 - GMSVCC, NH



    Winner:  Gerlach Accounting

    Finalist:  Merrimack Tax Associates



    Winner:  Synergy Acupuncture and Wellness

    Finalist:  Manchester Acupuncture Studio- Nashua


    Antique Shop

    Winner:  Junction 71

    Finalist:  Milford Market


    Appliance Store

    Winner:  Brennan & McKay Appliance Sales & Service

    Finalist:  Baron’s Major Brand Appliances


    Art Gallery

    Winner:  Creative Ventures Gallery

    Finalist:  White Birch Fine Art


    Art Studio/Instruction

    Winner:  Creative Ventures Gallery

    Finalist:  Board & Brush


    Auto Dealership

    Winner:  Lovering Volvo - Nashua

    Finalist:  Peters of Nashua


    Auto Service

    Winner:  Gurney’s Automotive Repair

    Finalist:  Merrimack Auto Center



    Winner:  Buckley’s Bakery & Café

    Finalist:  Frederick’s Pastries



    Winner:  TD Bank Milford

    Finalist:  Bangor Savings Bank


    Barber Shop

    Winner:  Teddy’s Barber Shop

    Finalist:  Polished Man - Merrimack



    Winner:  Jill,  Greenleaf Restaurant

    Finalist:  Andy Grimes, Jade Dragon


    Bathroom Remodeling

    Winner:  Nathan Griffith General Contracting & Building General Contracting & Building

    Finalist:  Souhegan Valley Construction



    Winner:  Smokehaus BBQ

    Finalist:  Alamo Texas BBQ


    Beer Store

    Winner:  The Beer Store

    Finalist:  Beer & Wine Nation


    Book Store

    Winner:  Toadstool Bookshop

    Finalist:  Morning Star Book Store



    Winner:  JM Princewell

    Finalist:  Camaraderie




    Winner:  Café on the Oval

    Finalist:  Parker’s Maple Barn


    Best Place for Sports & Recreation

    Winner:  Hampshire Hills Athletic Club

    Finalist:  YMCA of Greater Nashua


    Brew Pub

    Winner:  The Pasta Loft Restaurant & Brewing Co.

    Finalist:  Able Ebenezer Brewing Co.


    Builder/General Contractor

    Winner:  NH Custom Builder

    Finalist:  Souhegan Valley Construction


    Best Burger

    Winner:  Papa Joe’s Humble Kitchen

    Finalist:  Bar One


    Business Services

    Winner:  Radar Marketing Group


    Butcher Shop

    Winner:  The Flying Butcher

    Finalist:  Brothers Butcher



    Winner:  Café on the Oval

    Finalist:  Riverhouse Café


    Camper/RV Dealership

    Winner:  Campers Inn RV of Merrimack



    Winner:  Nelson’s Candy

    Finalist:  Frederick’s Pastries


    Carpet/Flooring Store

    Winner:  Cardoza Flooring

    Finalist:  Devine Flooring



    Winner:  Papa Joe’s Humble Kitchen

    Finalist:  The Pasta Loft Restaurant & Brewing Co.


    Child Care

    Winner:  Early Learning Center of Milford

    Finalist:  Kids Inn Early Learning Center


    Children's Dentist

    Winner:  Family Dental Care of Milford

    Finalist:  Dovetail Dental Associates


    Children's Resources

    Winner:  Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley

    Finalist:  Milford Thrives



    Winner:  SCC Chiropractic & Vitality Studio

    Finalist:  Power of One Chiropractic


    Cleaning Services

    Winner:  Wendi’s Cleaning Services



    Winner:  M&C Clothing and Gifts

    Finalist:  Junction 71



    Winner:  Union Coffee Co.

    Finalist:  Aroma Joe’s


    Community Organization

    Winner:  Milford Rotary Club

    Finalist:  Amherst Lions Club


    Computer Sales & Support

    Winner:  Right Computer Solutions

    Finalist:  CEJ Computer Business Systems


    Consignment Shop

    Winner:  M & C Clothing & Gifts

    Finalist:  Consignment Corner - Amherst


    Consulting/Business and Personal

    Winner:  Radar Marketing Group

    Finalist:  Emily Aborn


    Craft Store

    Winner:  Junction 71

    Finalist:  Twill Fabric & Yarn


    Credit Union

    Winner:  Triangle Credit Union - Merrimack

    Finalist:  Granite State Credit Union


    Dance Studio

    Winner:  Kathy Blake Dance Studios

    Finalist:  DanceWorks Movement Design


    Day Spa

    Winner:  Innovations The Salon & Spa

    Finalist:  The Salon at Hampshire Hills



    Winner:  Family Dental Care of Milford

    Finalist:  Dovetail Dental




    Winner:  Greenleaf

    Finalist:  Fredericks Pastries




    Winner:  Greenleaf

    Finalist:  Mile Away Restaurant



    Winner:  Wendy Wright, Wright & Associates

    Finalist:  Tara Crawford, Amherst Medical Center



    Winner:  TC Reilly Electric

    Finalist:  Evan Jones Master Electrician


    Emergency Services Personnel

    Winner:  Milford Ambulance Service

    Finalist:  Milford Police Department


    Energy/Utility Company

    Winner:  Eversource Energy

    Finalist:  Liberty Utilities




    Winner:  Derek Fimbel

    Finalist:  Justin Cohn


    Environmental Clean-Up Services

    Winner:  Peniel Environmental Solutions, LLC


    Event Hall

    Winner:  Mile Away Restaurant & Tented Venue

    Finalist:  The Event Center at Hampshire Hills



    Family Dining

    Winner:  Mile Away Restaurant

    Finalist:  The Pasta Loft Restaurant & Brewing Co.



    Family Practitioner

    Winner:  Tara Crawford, Amherst Medical Center

    Finalist:  Dr. Jonathan Sixon, St. Joseph’s Family Medicine, Milford



    Farmers Market or Stand

    Winner:  Milford Farmers Market of NH

    Finalist:  Trombly Gardens


    Financial Advisor/Services

    Winner:  Kimberlee Hemmer, Edward Jones Investments

    Finalist:  Trent Blalock, Edward Jones Investments


    Fine Dining

    Winner:  Greenleaf

    Finalist:  Mile Away Restaurant



    Winner:  Michael Goldstein, Milford Fire Department

    Finalist:  Ray Anderson, Milford Fire Department


    Fitness studio

    Winner:  Core Fitness

    Finalist:  Neil Stone Karate



    Winner:  Woodman’s Florist

    Finalist:  Merrimack Flower Shop & Greenhouse


    Frame Shop

    Winner:  Casual Cat Picture Framing & Unique Gifts

    Finalist:  Frame Theory


    Furniture Store

    Winner:  Junction 71

    Finalist:  Vynterest Antiques & Flips


    Funeral Services/Provider

    Winner:  Rivet Funeral Home & Crematorium

    Finalist:  Smith & Heald Funeral Home 


    Gift Shop

    Winner:  Junction 71

    Finalist:  Casual Cat Picture Framing & Unique Gifts


    Golf Course

    Winner:  Amherst Country Club

    Finalist:  Souhegan Woods Golf Club


    Gun Store

    Winner:  Milford Firearms, LLC

    Finalist:  Gunrunners 101



    Winner:  Gymnastics Village

    Finalist:  Sky High Gymnastics


    Hair Salon

    Winner:  J Bella Salon & Day Spa

    Finalist:  Innovations The Salon & Spa


    Happy Hour

    Winner:  Kilkenny’s Pub

    Finalist:  Bar One


    Hardware Store

    Winner:  County Stores

    Finalist:  Home Depot - Merrimack




    Healthcare/Medical Center

    Winner:  St. Joseph Family Medicine & Specialty Services, Milford

    Finalist:  Dartmouth Hitchcock, Milford


    Heating & AC Company

    Winner:  Northeast Climate (tie)

    Winner:  Wetherbee Plumbing & Heating (tie)

    Winner:  Fuel Company(tie)

    Finalist:  Joyce Cooling & Heating


    Heating Alternative Solutions

    Winner:  Ciardelli Fuel Company

    Finalist:  Stove Keepers


    Heating Fuel Delivery

    Winner:  Ciardelli Fuel Company

    Finalist:  Rymes Propane & Oil - Milford



    Holistic Healthcare Consultant

    Winner:  Dr. Jenny Bruck, SCC Chiropractic & Vitality Studio

    Finalist:  Dr. Margrit Mikulis  Nashua


    Home Design Shop

    Winner:  Junction 71

    Finalist:  Goedecke Paint & Decorating


    Home Improvement Contractor

    Winner:  Souhegan Valley Construction

    Finalist:  Nathan Griffith General Contracting & Building




    Home Inspector

    Winner:  Premier Home Inspection Services LLC – Nick Jette


    Hotel and Inn

    Winner:  Bedford Village Inn

    Finalist:  Hampton Inn - Nashua




    Winner:  Lois Hermann


    IT Support

    Winner:  Right Computer Solutions


    Ice Cream Shop

    Winner:  Sundae Drive

    Finalist:  Hayward’s Ice Cream, Merrimack


    Insurance Agency

    Winner:  Davis & Towle Walnut Hill Insurance

    Finalist:  Hometown Insurance


    Interior Design

    Winner:  Friar Tuck Home


    Jewelry Store

    Winner:  Jeffrey Scott Fine Jewelry

    Finalist:  JM Princewell


    Kitchen Remodeling

    Winner:  Nathan Griffith General Contracting & Building General Contracting

    Finalist:  Souhegan Valley Construction


    Landscape Contractor

    Winner:  Unique Landscapes

    Finalist:  Green Team Landscaping


    Landscape/Garden Center

    Winner:  Amherst Garden Center & Farm Stand

    Finalist:  House by the Side


    Law Firm

    Winner:  Sturm Law, PLLC

    Finalist:  Morneau Law



    Winner:  David Sturm, Sturm Law PLLC

    Finalist:  Amanda Steenhuis at Morneau Law


    Live Music Venue

    Winner:  The Pasta Loft Restaurant & Brewing Co.

    Finalist:  Station 101



    Winner:  Riverhouse Café

    Finalist:  Culture Bread & Sandwich



    Winner:  Hitchiner Manufacturing

    Finalist:  Alene Candles



    Winner:  Radar Marketing Group

    Brentwood Visual Digital Marketing


    Martial Arts School

    Winner:  Balance Point - Milford

    Finalist:  Neil Stone Karate School


    Massage Therapist

    Winner:  Jewelie Lewis – SCC Chiropractic & Vitality Studio

    Finalist:  Jessica Ferrer - SCC Chiropractic & Vitality Studio


    Medical Office Team

    Winner:  St. Joseph Family Medicine & Specialty Services, Milford

    Finalist:  Apple Therapy Services


    Mortgage Lender/Agency

    Winner:  Eric Willis, Pinnacle Mortgage

    Finalist:  Rick Lambert, Accutrust Mortgage Inc.



    Motorcycle Sales/Service

    Winner:  RJ Motorsports

    Finalist:  Chop Shop Milford


    Music Store

    Winner:  Indie Music

    Finalist:  Infectious Groove Amherst


    Music Lessons

    Winner:  Indie Music


    New Restaurant

    Winner:  Riley’s Place

    Finalist:  Modern Pizza



    Winner:  Amanda Anderson at Jacques Elementary School Milford

    Finalist:  Heather Merrill -  St. Joseph’s Family Medicine Pediatrics



    Winner:  Focused Eye Care

    Finalist:  Nashua Eye Associates, Milford


    Outdoor Dining

    Winner:  Mile Away Restaurant

    Finalist:  The Hills at Hampshire Hills


    Outdoor Entertainment/Recreation

    Winner:  Hampshire Hills Athletic Club

    Finalist:  The Pasta Loft Restaurant & Brewing Co.


    Painting Contractor

    Winner:  Devine, Devine Painting

    Finalist:  Mark Cedras Markal Angelo Enterprises, LLC



    Winner:  Parkers Maple Barn

    Finalist:  Café on the Oval






    Winner:  St. Joseph Family Medicine Pediatrics

    Finalist:  Elliot Pediatrics, Bedford


    Pest Control Service

    Winner:  JP Pest Services


    Pet Day Care

    Winner:  Good Mojo Dog Center

    Finalist:  American K9 Country


    Pet Grooming

    Winner:  The Dirty Dog

    Finalist:  Jeni The Groomer


    Pet Store

    Winner:  Food for Pets

    Finalist:  The Fish Bowl



    Winner:  Stacy Cusack Photography

    Finalist:  Ashley Wadleigh Photography


    Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapist

    Winner:  Karin Biskovich, Apple Therapy Services

    Finalist:  Kristen Marcum, Apex Physical Therapy & Fitness



    Winner:  Milanos Pizza, Milford

    Finalist:  Wilton House of Pizza



    Winner:  Wetherbee Plumbing & Heating

    Finalist:  Milford Plumbing & Heating



    Police Officer

    Winner:  Dana Johnson, Milford Police Department

    Finalist:  Nate Stone, Milford Police Department


    Pool Service Company

    Winner:  Surfside Pool Co.

    Finalist:  Seasonal Specialty Stores


    Printer/Copy Store

    Winner:  The Copy Shop, Inc.

    Finalist:  Staples Print & Copy Center


    Promotional Products Company

    Winner:  Fully Promoted

    Finalist:  Souhegan Printed Products


    Property Management Company/Rentals

    Winner:  Proctor & Green Real Estate



    Real Estate Office

    Winner:  Kokko Realty

    Finalist:  Proctor & Green Real Estate


    Real Estate Agent

    Winner:  Steve Russo, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty

    Finalist:  Deb Farrow, Coldwell Banker



    Winner:  Greenleaf

    Finalist:  Mile Away Restaurant


    Restaurant - Best Server 

    Winner:  Kayla Holler, LaBelle Winery

    Finalist:  Cameron Hazelton, The Hills Hampshire Hills




    Roofing Contractor

    Winner:  Adam Vaillancourt Roofing & Construction

    Finalist:  Castle Builders



    Senior/Assisted Living 

    Winner:  Ledgewood Bay Assisted Living

    Finalist:  Pillsbury Home


    Septic Service

    Winner:  Souhegan Septic Tank Service LLC

    Finalist:  A-Bee Septic LLC


    Service Organization/Club

    Winner:  Amherst Lions Club

    Finalist:  Milford Rotary Club


    Shoe Store

    Winner:  Alec’s Shoe Store

    Finalist:  The Shoe Box



    Winner:  Classic Signs, Inc.

    Finalist:  SpeedPro Imaging Solutions


    Sports Bar

    Winner:  Thirsty Moose Tap House,  Merrimack

    Finalist:  The Pasta Loft Restaurant & Brewing Co.


    Storage Company

    Winner:  MI Box

    Finalist:  Able Moving & Storage


    Tea shop

    Winner:  Cozy Tea Cart

    Finalist:  Etagere



    Tire Sales/Service

    Winner:  Gurney’s Automotive, Milford

    Finalist:  Carson City Tire, Inc.



    Toy Store

    Winner:  Toyland



    Transportation/Limo Service

    Winner:  LA Limosine

    Finalist:  Precious Cargo



    Trash/Disposal Service

    Winner:  MD’s Trash Removal

    Finalist:  H2O Waste Management


    Travel Agency

    Winner:  AAA


    Tree Service

    Winner:  Souhegan Valley Tree Service LLC

    Finalist:  Ducharme Tree Service



    Winner:  Milford Veterinary Hospital

    Finalist:  Brookline Animal Hospital


    Water Quality/Conditioning

    Winner:  NH Water Care


    Web Design

    Winner:  Radar Marketing Group

    Finalist:  Pearl Marketing




    Wedding Services

    Winner:  Weddings New England

    Finalist:  LaBelle Winery



    Window Treatment

    Winner:  Linen & Shade Bin

    Finalist:  Budget Blinds of Amherst



    Winner:  LaBelle Winery

    Finalist:  Fulchino Vineyard


    Wine Shop

    Winner:  LaBelle Winery

    Finalist:  Beer & Wine Nation


    Wireless Phone Service

    Winner:  Verizon Wireless Milford

    Finalist:  U.S. Cellular New England Wireless, Milford


    Yoga Studio

    Winner:  Amherst Yoga Studio

    Finalist:  NH Power Yoga





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