Community/Civic Involvement

Insurance rates in New Hampshire dropped this year, but enrollment still impacted by shortened open enrollment period and minimal publicity – health care advocates remind Granite Staters to shop and sign up for coverage by Saturday, December 15th deadline Read more →


‘Tis the season for pop up holiday stores, and Concord’s Squid Flip, run by 12 year old Owen Simoes is no exception. Owen has a busy agenda of holiday offerings planned, starting with a new chalked paint and other holiday items for sale at Concord Handmade, the original pop up store, on Pleasant Street. Read more →


Laconia Housing is able to make this project work in large part because Sunrise House abuts its Sunrise Towers, a 98-unit building for elderly and disabled residents who are also receiving supportive services. Sunrise Tower’s commercial kitchen and onsite services coordinators will also service Sunrise House. Read more →


Grace George Corrigan, Christa McAuliffe’s mother, passed away on Thursday, November 8 at age 94 - some 28 years after the death of her husband Edward Corrigan and almost 32 years since the loss of her daughter Christa aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger Read more →


Trividia Health, a well-known contract manufacturing company in Lancaster, N.H., has donated $2,500 to the Northern Forest Center to support revitalization of Lancaster’s downtown, specifically through renovation of the historic Parker J. Noyes building at the north end of Main Street. Read more →


The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance has announced its 2018 Seven to Save list today, featuring a the Ruggles 236-acre mica mine in Grafton, the 250-acre Laconia State School campus, a dam of a water-power system at Canterbury Shaker Village and the enormous exhibition barn at the Rochester Fairgrounds. Also on the list highlighting endangered historic landscapes as well as iconic structures is a home dating from the 18thand 19thcentury that stretches along the common at Haverhill Corner, an Italianate parsonage in Lee and a Prairie-style residence built for the Director of the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Manchester. Read more →


Join the N.H. Preservation Alliance on Tuesday, October 16th at 5:00 PM in Washington, NH. for the announcement of the newest Seven to Save list and to celebrate the rehabilitation of Washington’s iconic 1787 Meetinghouse (which was listed to Seven to Save when future was uncertain in 2014). Read more →


Waterville Valley’s pedestrian village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating at the lodges & Town Square. On Friday, October 26th the Recreation Department will host a Pumpkin Carving & Pizza Party. This is a great family night out from 5:30-7:30pm where you... Read more →