Current Affairs

Sunrise House will have 14 one-bedroom, one bath and two two-bedroom, two bath apartments on three floors. All will be air conditioned and accessible by an elevator. Each apartment will have a small kitchen and living room. More importantly, all will have oversized, roll-in showers to accommodate wheelchairs, and half the showers will be big enough for a wheelchair and a personal assistant. Read more →

The Boulder Point Veterans Housing project, is the first permanent housing complex in Northern NH and the fourth large scale veteran housing project developed by Harbor Homes/Veterans FIRST program in the state. The residences at Boulder Point will occupy a 29,000 sqft, all-inclusive building that will accommodate 25 one bedroom apartments and 5 two bedroom apartments for families. Along with the essentials of stable housing which is the bedrock to gaining stability and independence, critical supportive services will be provided as well as health care and case management. The location of the Boulder Point veteran housing is close to public transportation, employment opportunities, shopping, and the White River Junction VA Medical Center.   Read more →

Ted Bunch is an educator, activist, and lecturer working to end all forms of violence and discrimination against women and girls. As the chief development officer for A CALL TO MEN, Ted is internationally recognized for his efforts to prevent violence against women while promoting a healthy, respectful manhood.  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 →