Community/Civic Involvement

Nominations are now open for the annual First Amendment Award from the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications. This award honors New Hampshire individuals or groups who stand out in their defense of, or their use of, the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  Read more →


Kimball Jenkins, a community cultural center dedicated to providing access to the arts for all, has announced the appointment of Martha Lemire as its new Executive Director. Lemire, a resident of Henniker, brings a wealth of experience and a collaborative approach that promises to help both institutions and individuals thrive in the arts community. Read more →


Amid a setting of wars and shifting loyalties, the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire (WACNH) will look at the future of crafting a new conservative consensus on foreign affairs. The annual Global Forum of the WACNH will be May 24th at 6:00 pm, at SNHU, reservations required. Read more →


The Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) announced today it will host the THRIVE Competition Series, a collection of business competitions that will provide money and momentum to help growing small businesses thrive in New Hampshire. Read more →


Communities across the region are still responding to the pandemic-inspired increase in outdoor recreation. This grant program is intended to help volunteer-led organizations with that new demand, particularly for local youth, by reducing barriers to participation.  Read more →


Homeowners at the Expo were looking to further their goal of staying in their homes as long as possible. In addition to keeping up with maintenance, there are simple changes that can facilitate this. Adaptations in lighting placement, electrical service and Wi-Fi strength are often more helpful and affordable than other physical changes. Read more →


Lauren Chooljian, host of NHPR’s The 13th Step, wins Best Reporting at 2024 Podcast Academy Ambie Awards

The Podcast Academy has honored New Hampshire Public Radio Senior Reporter Lauren Chooljian with the award for Best Reporting at the 2024 Awards for Excellence in Audio for her reporting on the longform investigative podcast, Read more →