Today, President Biden will deliver his first State of the Union address. From day one, President Biden has put the health and well-being of Americans first. His administration immediately took steps to reverse the health care sabotage of the Trump administration by opening a special enrollment period, restoring critical funding in health care education and outreach, and making premiums more affordable than ever. As a result, 5.8 million people became newly insured, and millions more were able to save hundreds of dollars per month on their health care. Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is open from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 1:30 - 4 p.m. every day for Winter Vacation, from Friday, February 18 through Sunday, March 6.  Each day, visitors will be able to choose from four different planetarium shows, explore science galleries, engage in science and engineering activities - and just in time for vacation, the Discovery Center has reopened its observatory. Read more →


Layer up Concord because the 4th Annual Concord NH Winter Festival presented by Breezeline is returning next weekend.  Intown Concord and The Hotel Concord have announced downtown Concord’s favorite icy celebration is scheduled to coincide with the Black Ice Pond Hockey Tournament once again.   Read more →


In Case You Missed It… recent CNBC reporting highlighted that enrollment in ACA marketplace plans for health coverage has, “hit a record high this season, a clear, if rare, policy victory for President Joe Biden in his first full year in office.” Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host its monthly online Super Stellar Friday series as Team Cooke NoMADS talks about their soil science project on Friday, February 4that 7 pm. This team of students from University of New Hampshire Manchester is sending a project to the International Space Station. Their presentation will discuss the science behind their work, their collaboration with NASA, and their outreach with youth in the community. Following the presentation, team members will answer audience questions in a Q & A session. Read more →


New Hampshire Public Radio and The Music Hall reup their award-winning series, Writers on a New England Stage, appearing before a live audience with COVID safety protocols in place. Featured authors include Erik Larson, the iconic author of The Devil in the White City; and Boston area native Amor Towles, the bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow Read more →