Community/Civic Involvement

A turkey gobbled from a high perch in a pine tree every night for a week before the trail of turkey feathers littered the pathway at the bottom of the hill. Maybe the bobcat that neighbors had seen in the area took the turkey. No one knows the story behind that wildlife encounter, but Cogswell Hill in Canterbury is likely to continue to host a wide variety of wildlife because Howard Moffett along with new owners Chris and Jim Devine worked with Five Rivers Conservation Trust to conserve 56 acres where this wildlife encounter occurred. Moffett has owned and loved this property for 32 years. He wanted to conserve the land before he sold it and was pleased to find buyers who planned uses of the property that were compatible with his conservation goals. Read more →


Everyone can help ensure that wildlife habitats remain available, and land conservation is one way to accomplish that goal. Join Five Rivers Conservation Trust for a presentation on how you can take action for wildlife. On Wednesday evening, June 14, 5 – 7:30, NH Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Emily Preston will join Five Rivers Conservation Trust at their Annual Gathering in Concord to discuss Taking Action for Wildlif Read more →


All area residents – and especially anyone representing a municipality or a nonprofit – are invited to the open house to learn about this fully automated way to heat with wood, and the financial assistance that is available to help with purchase and installation costs. Read more →


By law, the Insurance Department cannot release rate information for 2018 Marketplace plans until November 1. If any proposed rates reflect an increase of 10% or more above last year’s rates, the federal government, through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), will publish information about them, likely sometime this summer: https://ratereview.healthcare.gov/. Read more →


Landscaping a Usonian: The Zimmerman House Garden Tour Sunday, May 14, 3:30 to 5 pm For Frank Lloyd Wright, a house’s natural setting was just as important as its design. Learn about the Zimmerman House’s Wright-designed gardens, the carefully planned... Read more →


Free New Hampshire Second Saturday Saturday, May 13, 10 am to noon New Hampshire residents receive free museum general admission before noon courtesy of The Botnick Family Foundation and E&R Laundry and Dry Cleaners. Stop by to browse the galleries... Read more →