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Saving time for better things is also the idea behind a new local meal kit business called Local Baskit.  Similar to national brands but sourcing from local farms and food artisans this Concord-based company offers recipes and premeasured ingredients ready to cook, all in portions for 2-4 – perfect for a family to make together in less time than it takes to find a healthy recipe and shop for everything. Like Wash Street – Local Baskit was created and is run by a working mom. Read more →


Despite a shortened enrollment period, some 50,275 New Hampshire residents enrolled in a plan for 2018 through the Health Insurance Marketplace between November 1, 2017 and December 15, 2017, according to Covering New Hampshire. Some were either renewing coverage obtained during the 2017 open enrollment, or getting healthcare coverage for the first time. Read more →


“These types of affordable and accessible units are not readily available in our community,” Weaver said, “and we know that many families who have been here for generations might be forced to leave if they cannot find safe, well serviced housing for senior family members.” Read more →


Latest ACA Marketplace Numbers Show New Hampshire on Track – But Without 6 More Weeks to Enroll, Health Care Advocates Pushing Hard to December 15th Deadline Read more →


If you’re looking for a holiday gift for a do-it-yourselfer, an owner of an old house or barn, or simply someone who loves New Hampshire’s historic buildings, the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance offers a hassle-free shopping option.   Read more →


SB 193 is a highly consequential piece of education legislation. Key structural aspects of the bill will disproportionately target property-poor communities and could complicate efforts to forecast enrollment and effectively manage budgets. In order to help inform the public about the latest version of SB 193, Reaching Higher’s analysis looks at the key provisions. Read more →


So far 19,000+ New Hampshire residents have signed up this year in time for new coverage to begin on Jan. 1, 2018. For many, their new health insurance plans include the comprehensive health care they were looking for at a lower price than they had previously paid. Thousands of people have also contacted Covering New Hampshire (coveringnewhampshire.org), the official source for information and assistance on the Health Insurance Marketplace, looking for information about obtaining health coverage in the New Year. These people are learning that regular doctor visits; medications, important preventative health screenings, and other treatments are now more reasonably priced through the Health Insurance Marketplace.  Read more →