Community/Civic Involvement

Fourteen members of the Concord Community Music School's Purple Finches Youth Chorus recently had a chance to sing on the national stage, as performers in the Organization of American Kodaly Educators (OAKE) National Conference Choirs. Read more →


A gas station-turned-coffee shop in Lebanon and a Catholic church-turned-condominiums in Concord; stewardship of the oldest timber framed house in New Hampshire; restoration of a shed in Freedom that housed rollers used to flatten snow on roads before plows; rehabilitation of Francestown’s 1847 town hall; and restoration of a significant cast iron fence around a churchyard in Holderness, are some of this year’s Preservation Achievement Award winners Read more →


Let the boating season begin.  With the successful completion of its annual inspection by the New Hampshire Departments of Safety, Marine and Fire Safety Divisions, the venerable M/S Mount Washington kicked off its 2018 cruising season with Governor Chris A. Sununu, and several invited guests from throughout the state, aboard a NH State Tourism hosted Shakedown Cruise. Read more →


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 →