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These places are both highly visible landmarks and lesser-known significant places. “These properties seem very different from each other,” said Nicholas Mitchell, chair of the N.H. Preservation Alliance board of directors, “but every one of these landmarks is an icon of life in New Hampshire at different times in our history,” he said.  Read more →


NHTI - Concord's Community College invites the public to attend the Campus Reads events related to this Fall's selection, 'The Seed Keeper' by Diane Wilson. This haunting novel follows a Dakota family's struggle to preserve their culture and sacrifice to protect what matters most. All events are free and open to the public. The author reading will be held virtually, and the film series and the book discussion will be held in person on campus. Read more →


The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance and The 1772 Foundation have announced that 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 are available for historic preservation projects. Check www.nhpreservation.org for more information or email bt@nhpreservation.org and include 1772 Foundation in the subject line. December 1, 2021 is the deadline for a letter of intent, the first stage of the application process. To be eligible, organizations must have a 501(c)(3) IRS designation. Eligible projects include: exterior painting, finishes and surface restoration; upgrades to/installation of fire detection; lightning protection and security systems; repairs to/restoration of porches, roofs and windows;structural foundation and sill repair/replacement and... Read more →


CONCORD, NH – As a proud partner of the fifth annual Capital Arts Fest in downtown Concord, NH, Concord Community Music School presents its free Arts Fest Open House on Saturday, September 25, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. No musical experience? No problem! The Arts Fest Open House is admission-free and open to everyone, with participatory musical activities and performances. Pop in for a session, or stay the whole time, and don’t miss the all-day “musical yard sale” on the lower level. SAT. SEPT. 25 - MUSIC SCHOOL’S ARTS FEST OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE 10:00-10:45am: Music and Movement with Heather Oberheim (Community... Read more →


If there’s one thing every business wants, it’s extra customers. Whatever methods you decide to use to promote your business, you want to be sure they are effective, bringing in plenty of customers and extra money. Often, marketers look to sell you products to promote your business far and wide, but sometimes the best thing to do is advertise locally. Read more →


“Senator Maggie Hassan and Senate Democrats have responded with bold action necessary to meet this moment,” said Protect Our Care New Hampshire State Director Jayme Simoes. Read more →


The M/S Mount Washington is one of the five properties that the State Historical Resources Council has added to the New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places. The current Mount has served New Hampshire on Lake Winnipesaukee since 1940. In addition to its history within the tourism industry, it continues to be integral to the tradition of determining "ice out" on the lake, which is officially determined when the ship can travel to all five of its ports of call.  Today’s Mount is last in a line of vessels that provided water transportation between the major communities surrounding Lake Winnipesaukee. Read more →


Concord, NH -The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host its monthly online Super Stellar Friday series as senior educator Dave McDonald talks about Pluto and New Horizons via Zoom webinar on Friday, July 2nd at 7 pm. The most favorable time to see Pluto in the sky is this July, so Dave will guide attendees on a quest to find the dim planet. He will also discuss recent discoveries about Pluto and what it means to be a planet. Later he will provide an update on New Horizons’ recent accomplishments as it speeds toward the edge of the solar system. Following the presentation, Dave will answer audience questions in a Q & A session. Online registration is required to access the presentation; see the museum’s website, starhop.com, to register and submit questions in advance. This event is free, but donations are welcome. Read more →


Concord- The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host its monthly online Super Stellar Friday series as taxonomist Dr. Catherine Craig talks about her work via Zoom webinar on Friday, June 4th at 7 pm. At a time when species’ discoveries and extinctions are both news items, understanding what makes a species and how we describe them can illuminate what those trends mean for the future. Dr. Craig, whose recent research focused on hermit crab species within the genus Paguristes, will share her perspective on why taxonomy is important and how it can help us better understand the world around us. Read more →