, Kingston, NH


November 8, 2012

People on the Move

Skin Serenity MediSpa opened eight years ago in Haverhill, MA. Owner, Carol O’Connell, started with just two employees but has quickly grown Skin Serenity into a successful medical spa with over 15 employees and a client base of over 5,000. Carol decided to expand her business to a satellite location in downtown Exeter where they offer a wide array of pampering spa services such as facials, massage, body treatments, and waxing. Skin Serenity also offers all of the cutting edge medical spa services including laser skin rejuvenation, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion and peels. Skin Serenity’s Medical Director, Dr. Michael Kutka, Plastic Surgeon of Haverhill, MA, is also available for Botox, fillers and sclero vein therapy. You can visit Skin Serenity MediSpa located within Forever Young DBM at 159 Water Street in Exeter. For more information, visit or call 603-775-7546.

New Creation Healing Center, 80 Route 125, Kingston, recently welcomed three new staff members. Candice “Candy” Cassidy of Sandown, is now working part time as a receptionist at the front desk and as Director of Volunteers. Angela Cunningham of Plaistow has been added to the medical assistant team. Rachel Seavey of Exeter serves as medical transcriptionist. Founded in 1994, New Creation Healing Center takes a whole person approach to health care and cure, bringing together family practice medicine, massage, counseling and Christian spirituality and prayer. For further information, call 603-642-6700.

Brothers Alex and Jeff Lazerowich from Stratham, have recently launched their first venture together called Dorm Sleep LLC. As college students themselves, they have recognized a problem for students living in dorm rooms, the lack of quality sleep. To find out more, students and parents can check the Dorm Sleep website,

A printing company from Warner and the Department of Environmental Services were recognized for their work to keep New Hampshire green during Greenerpalooza V in July at the Meadowbrook US Cellular Pavilion. Atlantic Green Energy of Seabrook, which provides advice, sales and installation of energy efficient equipment, was named Best in Show among more than a dozen vendors at the concert. For more information about Greenerpalooza, visit

Exeter resident and Provident Bank customer Patricia Keefe’s good luck is good news for the St. Vincent DePaul Society Exeter (SVdP). Ms. Keefe won his-and-hers Felt® cruising bicycles in a random drawing at The Provident Bank this summer. Not needing both, she donated the men’s bike for a raffle prize in SVdP’s Community Festival Fundraiser (COMFEST) held on August 4 to raise money for its Community Assistance Center. Coincidentally, The Provident Bank provided financing to SVdP for the purchase of their building last year.

Jones & Beach Engineers, Inc. in Stratham recently completed, designed, and obtained project approvals for a CVS Pharmacy and mixed-use commercial development on Main Street in Amesbury, MA. Jones & Beach is celebrating its 35th Anniversary this year providing land survey and civil engineering services to private and municipal clients. You can reach them at 85 Portsmouth Avenue, Stratham or call 603- 772-4746.

Dr. David Davis, of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics, has won the Aircast Award for Basic Science at the 2012 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. Dr. Davis’ abstract was chosen out of 450 submissions in a highly competitive selection process as the best basic science paper for 2012. Dr. Davis presented his abstract, Simple Guidelines for Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Placement in ACL Reconstruction of the Knee, at the Annual Meeting July 12-15 in Baltimore, MD. Written in collaboration with Dr. Mark Steiner, the paper came at the conclusion of significant research on ACL reconstruction during his fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.

Psychic medium Debbie-Raymond Pinet of Raymond lives in two worlds - this one and the mysterious Other Side. She bares her soul in The Growth of Truth, her new book that tells of the heaven and hell of her life. Co-authored with multimedia journalist Bonnie Meroth from Epping, The Growth of Truth is a candid, down-to-earth and poignant account of a psychic medium who has committed to serve both those who dwell amongst the living s well as though who have crossed on to the Other Side. Books are available at the Water Street Bookstore in Exeter, and

One year ago, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network opened the doors to their newest hospital on Pease International Tradeport to care for patients in need of specialized rehabilitation services following an illness or injury. As the only free-standing hospital for comprehensive medical rehab in the greater Portsmouth area, NRH at Pease operates at maximum capacity and has served 805 patients in their first year. Patients receive physical, occupational and speech therapies following diagnoses including traumatic brain injury, multi-trauma injury, spinal cord injury, hip fractures and stroke.


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  • 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

    Kingston Artist Participates in Exhibit Posted 4 hours 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 11 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 54 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 40 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 40 days ago 1 Photo
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  • District Governor Homecoming

    Lions District 44-H Governor James (Jim) Robinson was honored at a Homecoming celebration held at the Atkinson Country Club. Governor Robinson has been a highly active member of the Plaistow Lions Club for over twenty-eight years. Pictured from left, John Pettis, Jr., International Lions director; Kay Robinson; Governor Jim Robinson, and Ed Lecius, past immediate director for New Hampshire.

    District Governor Homecoming Posted 61 days ago 1 Photo

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