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Concord, NH-- The McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center will feature “You Can Do Astronomy”, a presentation by Noreen Grice, on Friday August 2nd at 7 p.m. for its August Super Stellar Friday. Every first Friday of the month, the Discovery Center is open from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with special programs, a planetarium show, and stargazing (weather permitting) with the New Hampshire Astronomical Society. Read more →

It is said that windows are the eyes of a building and one of the most character defining architectural elements as well. Participants from around the state gathered at a recent window restoration workshop, presented by the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance in partnership with the Exeter Conservation and Heritage Commissions, to learn the techniques of wood window restoration. Read more →

Mixed with Concord’s classical art, it creates an open-air gallery that is free to enjoy, and on view every day. And, all of the artwork is for sale. Installations may last from one to two years, typically remaining on view from 12 to 18 months. The artworks are leased from their owners. Read more →

This week, bipartisan legislation to delay impending cuts to the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program – essential to providing support for hospitals that serve vulnerable populations – was approved in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. H.R. 2328, co-authored by Rep. O’Halleran (D-AZ) and Rep. Stefanik (R-NY), delays more than $7 billion in cuts to DSH program, as well as reduces the cut to DSH in 2022 by $4 billion. The bill also secures and extends funding for the Community Health Center Fund, which provides support to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). Read more →

Five Rivers Conservation Trust and the Hopkinton Conservation Commission have collaborated to permanently protect a 55-acre farm field in the center of Contoocook Village from future development. The Houston family owns the field, located behind Dimitri’s restaurant and Colonial Plaza, as part of its Pine Lane Farm.  The family has a long history of farming in Contoocook. Rich Houston, the third-generation of the family to manage Pine Lane Farm, has seen many acres of farmland lost to non-farm uses, so he wanted to permanently protect this prime agricultural land along the Contoocook and Warner Rivers. Houston says, “The viability of the farm depends on having enough good farmland to grow the corn silage and hay needed to feed our 450 milking cows”. Read more →

As a constantly evolving regional network, the Central NH Chamber of Commerce (CNHCC) values coming together to celebrate with members and supporters. This year’s annual Chamber event, “Feel the Beat,” was held on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Waterville Valley Resort’s Town Square. The event was generously sponsored by Service Credit Union and food was provided by the Waterville Valley Conference Center. The sunshine was a welcomed guest after a long, chilly spring, and the nearly 100 attendees were in high spirits. The delicious appetizers, drinks, and upbeat tunes in the Resort’s Brookside Room set the tone for celebrating the end of a successful fiscal year for the Chamber. Read more →

The rally is in coordination with a nationwide effort to protest the inhumane conditions faced by migrants, especially children, held at government-funded, privately run detention centers in the United States. At least seven other events are being held across New Hampshire, along with upwards of 500 across the country.   Read more →

As oral arguments begin in the Texas v. United States lawsuit, Protect Our Care New Hampshire joined local doctors, advocacy group leaders, and patients at a press conference to call attention to the potentially devastating implications for Granite Staters’ health care if the lawsuit prevails. Read more →

In 1994, the Waterville Company divested most of its operating assets, including the ski facilities, but retained the remaining developable land. The Company continued to serve as the master developer of the resort community and steward of Tom Corcoran’s vision.   Read more →