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December 12, 2013

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Attorney Gordon Gainty of Kingston, has joined the Massachusetts Family Law Group, a team of more than 20 lawyers who provide comprehensive legal representation to individuals and families throughout the state. The Massachusetts Family Law Group is a rapidly growing firm that includes nearly 20 attorneys with experience in a wide range of legal issues, including family court matters, criminal cases, bankruptcy and personal injury law. For more information, call 1-800-299-DIVORCE or visit www.massachusettsfamilylawgroup.com.

Kimberly Karchenes received a warm welcome as she began her duties on July 15 as Director of Music at the Congregational Church, 21 Front Street in Exeter. A resident of Cape Neddick, ME, she most recently served as Associate Director of Music Ministry at First Parish Church in York.

Linda Fagan of Plaistow was among three Northern Essex Community College employees to receive the quarterly employee recognition award for the third quarter of 2013. Fagan, an administrative assistant for NECC’s Division of Foundational Studies and Liberal Arts & Sciences for just one year, was nominated by her colleagues who praised her high work standards, service-oriented approach to the job, and a friendly, cooperative, and courteous manner.

John Albert, President and CEO of Home Health Foundation recently announced that Merrimack Valley Hospice has received a $15,000 grant from The Provident Community Foundation. Funds will be used to support the new seven-suite wing expansion of Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. The addition of the new wing will allow for 21 private patient suites in total, of which two can accommodate pediatric patients. The wing will reflect the existing peacefulness of a home setting with patios, family gathering area, a care station and several common areas.

The Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce this year’s recipient of the 2013 William A. Brown Distinguished Businessperson Award has been presented to Scott D. Cote, President and CEO, Pentucket Bank. . Scott is well known in several area communities for his creativity and enthusiasm for supporting local nonprofit organizations, with a particular passion for youth organizations, low-income housing initiatives, and programs benefitting the elderly.

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  • Volunteer of the Year

    Atkinson Academy Elementary School has named its Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Timberlane Regional High School graduate Ashley Higham, right, received the award from teacher Meredith Bastien, pictured left. Ashley volunteered her services three days a week for two hours in 5-K Intensive Needs classes during the school year.

    Volunteer of the Year Posted 3 days ago 1 Photo
  • Kingston Artist Participates in Exhibit

    NEWBURYPORT, MA —Mary Carolyn Webber of Kingston will present her monotype paintings at the Newburyport Art Association, located at 65 Water Street, Newburyport, MA. The Opening Reception will be held on Fri., August 1, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The exhibit runs through August 10. Other artists in the show include: Patty de Grandpre, Kate Higley, Muriel Angelil, Mary Tuttle, Kate Hanlon, Barbara Nachmias-Kedesdy, Ila Cox, Susan Dosick, Susan Jaworski-Stranc, Mary Arthur Pollak, and Jim Tinguely. For more information, call 978-465-8769, or visit www.newburyportart.org.

    Kingston Artist Participates in Exhibit Posted 6 days ago 1 Photo
  • Chief Stephen Savage Honored.

    The new Plaistow Police Department Training Facility was named for veteran Police Chief Stephen Savage, insert, the town’ longest-serving Chief. Several area police departments will be utilizing the modern facility.

    Chief Stephen Savage Honored Posted 17 days ago 1 Photo
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    File photo Electra Alessio receives a business award on behalf of Carriage Towne News from the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce in 2004. Chamber president Joe Bevilacqua, right, and Jeffrey Butland of the U.S. Small Business Administration make the presentation.

    Saluting the force behind Carriage Towne Posted 60 days ago 5 Photos
  • Masons Donate to Seacoast

    Gideon Masonic Lodge No. 84 of Kingston, made a substantial donation to three students from the Seacoast School of Technology of Exeter, during a fundraiser held at the lodge on Church St., in Kingston. The young men (all welders), will represent the State of NH in the National Skills Championship in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured above, from left, are: Linda Murray, parent advisor; Tim Lavelle. Gideon Lodge secretary; and the three technology students: Tiger Thongchanh, Jeremy Claar, and Ryan Murray.

    Masons Donate to Seacoast Updated 47 days ago 1 Photo
  • Family of the Year

    At the 115th annual Knights of Columbus Convention, held at the Radison Hotel in Nashua, Ron and Nancy Metevier from Council #6850 in Epping, were awarded the 2013-2014 Family of the Year. Pictured with them is the Very Rev. Agapit Jean Jr., the State Champlain for the K of C (also a member of Council #6850).

    Family of the Year Updated 47 days ago 1 Photo

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