Community/Civic Involvement

A judge has ruled that the latest New Hampshire Powerball winner can remain anonymous. The verdict issued today by Judge Charles Temple of the Hillsborough County Superior Court, Southern District, says the winner’s town can be identified but no other personal information. Read more →

At the New Hampshire Old House & Barn Expo there is something for everyone. Have fun and learn from the experts at this unique expo that helps old house and barn owners and enthusiasts with appropriate and affordable solutions. Create your own show “itinerary” and explore preservation strategies, architecture, craft and history through hourly lectures, visits with high quality exhibitors, demonstrations, a scavenger hunt for kids and adults, and “Old House and Barn Doctor” sessions. And, you don’t need to own an old home or barn – the show is about style, ideas and decoration, too. Read more →

The Northern Forest Center, in partnership with the Moosehead Lake Brand Leadership Team (BLT), is offering matching grants of up $2,000 to support downtown façade improvements by Greenville businesses and business property owners. Read more →

Abhijit “Nannu” Nobis, of Nobis Engineering, Inc., was selected by a jury of his peers from New Hampshire’s engineering societies as the “2018 New Hampshire Engineer of the Year.” The American Council of Engineering Companies of New Hampshire (ACEC-NH) nominated Nobis based on his record of professional accomplishments, service to the profession, and contributions to the community. He’ll be receiving this award at the 67th Annual Engineer’s Week Banquet on February 22 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. Read more →

Madbury has joined a growing number of towns and cities using the state's tax incentive program to encourage historic barn preservation. RSA 79-D authorizes towns and cities to grant property tax relief to barn owners who can demonstrate the public benefit of preserving their barn or other older farm buildings, and agree to maintain them throughout a minimum 10-year preservation easement. Read more →

To honor outstanding work in its field, the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards.  The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives.  The deadline for submissions is March 12, 2018. Nomination materials are in the event section of, or can be secured by emailing Individuals, organizations and businesses are invited to submit nominations. Applications are available for construction projects or education, planning or advocacy initiatives. The awards will be presented in Concord on May 8, 2018 at the Concord City Auditorium. Read more →

Fulfill your musical resolutions and register now for the Concord Community Music School’s spring semester, which starts January 29. From classical to classic rock, early childhood programs to ensembles, and flutes to fiddles, the Music School offers a wide range of opportunities for students of all ages and levels to pursue their musical interests. Read more →

Concord Community Music School welcomes Victoria Cole as its newest voice faculty member. Cole is now accepting new students for individual vocal instruction as well as individual Alexander Technique sessions. Alexander Technique is an educational practice that addresses habits of movement that may be interfering with your high function as a musician Read more →

The String Department at Concord Community Music School is pleased to welcome new cello faculty member Hyun Min Lee. Dr. Lee is an award-winning international performer and teaching artist; she is now accepting new students for the spring semester, with lessons starting the week of January 29, 2018 Read more →