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BRENTWOOD — Pilgrim United Church of Christ will hold a Plant Sale on Sat., June 6 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (or until they run out of plants!) at 197 Middle Road in Brentwood. There will be a large assorted veggies and flowers for sale.

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CHESTER — This year The Rockingham Herb Society has moved their herb and plant sale to a new location in response to COVID-19. The sale will take place on Sat., June 6 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at The American Legion Post 108. It is located at 37 Raymond Road (Rte. 102), Chester, across fr…

The Danville Lions Club held a non-perishable food drive at the Danville Community Center to benefit the Power Pack program, serving children and their families. If you’d like to donate by check, that is great! Donations can be sent to: Danville Lions Club, PO Box 464, Danville, NH 03819. Pi…

LAWRENCE, MA — Grief support groups offer individuals who have lost a loved one with a safe space and supportive environment to express feelings and share memories with others who understand what they are going through. Since in-person meetings are not possible during this health crisis, Mer…

ATKINSON — Atkinson Congregational Church is continuing their 10:00 a.m. Sunday online worship services to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure. The church has now added an additional way to view these services – on TV. The Atkinson Community Television (ACTV - Channel 20) is now broadc…

CONCORD — On May 20, a plan was presented to the Governor and officials of the Division of Public Health of the Department of Health and Human Services for the "regathering for worship" in the various religions and denominations in New Hampshire.

DANVILLE — The Danville Lions Club will sponsor a non-perishable Food Drive on Sat., June 6 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Danville Community Center, Main Street. This will benefit the Power Pack Program which has been a project for the Danville Lions since August 2019. Danville Lions se…

DANVILLE — The Danville Lions Club will sponsor a non-perishable Food Drive on Sat., June 6 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Danville Community Center, Main Street. This will benefit the Power Pack Program which has been a project for the Danville Lions since August 2019. Danville Lions se…

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ATKINSON — Atkinson Recreation, Kimball Library, and Atkinson Highway Department will sponsor Town Beautification Week through Sat., May 23. Come help clean up the roads and streets of Atkinson.

“You are unique. There never has been, there isn’t now, and, in all of eternity, there never will be another you. You are someone special!”

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Congregational Church will hold online services on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. on Facebook Live.

KINGSTON — Trinity Church streams a service of worship recorded on Saturdays each week and broadcast at 4:00 p.m. The service is available any time thereafter on Facebook.

HAMPSTEAD — Saint Anne Parish will host a Livestream Concert Series via the parish website every Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. during May and June featuring a number of their talented parishioners who will sing and/or play music from a variety of genres including Classical, Sacred/Praise &…

PLAISTOW — The First Baptist Church, 122 Main Street in Plaistow, is holding drive-in Sunday worship services during this time of social distancing. This innovative approach to worshipping together is held at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday morning and all are welcome to drive in, stay in their cars, a…

Although some restrictions concerning the COVID-19 illness is being erased by Gov. Chris Sununu, most churches remain live on television and/or Facebook. Join the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church on Sundays beginning at 9:00 a.m. There is also a need for used clothing, which m…

The Second Hand Bookstore, sponsored by the Friends of East Kingston Public Library, is open at the Pound School, located on Route 107 in East Kingston. The hours are Friday, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Special delivery will be made from inside to th…

ATKINSON — Ensign Nicholas R. Gibbs of Atkinson graduated from the U. S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., on May 20, 2020, and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard. Ens. Gibbs completed four years of intensive academic, physical and leadership training, resulting i…

CONCORD — AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Granite Staters who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

PORTSMOUTH —Based in Portsmouth and serving youth, ages 11 to 19, statewide, The Chase Home recently received a $5,000 Express Grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to help meet urgent needs related to COVID-19.

STRATHAM — The New Hampshire SPCA announces that compassion isn’t canceled. This year, their life-saving fundraising event is going virtual and rebranded as Paws Walk Reimagined. Animal lovers of all ages are invited to stay home and save lives, tuning in online and walking in their own neig…

HOLDERNESS – Squam Lakes Natural Science Center announces its new Virtually Wild School Programs to provide distance learning science education to schools. Virtually Wild School Programs bring a Science Center Naturalist and two live animal ambassadors to a teacher’s virtual classroom.

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KINGSTON — The Town of Kingston has been challenged by the Town of Durham to participate in a contest! As part of Kingston’s Pollinator Friendly Program, the Conservation Commission and Pollinator Pathways NH are sponsoring the 1st annual Contest to encourage town residents to both recognize…

KINGSTON — The planting beds have already been cleared. The Gardens at New Creation are opening once again to grow vegetables to be donated to help people in our area.

PLAISTOW — The First Baptist Church, 122 Main Street in Plaistow, is holding drive-in Sunday worship services during this time of social distancing. This innovative approach to worshipping together is held at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday morning and all are welcome to drive in, stay in their cars an…

PLAISTOW — The St Luke's Food Pantry at Holy Angels is looking for donations to help supplement the food items that they are either out of or use a lot of.

DANVILLE — The Danville Lions Club will sponsor a non-perishable food drive on Sat., May 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Danville Community Center, 169 Main Street.

KINGSTON —Trinity Church has significantly multiplied the number of services it is holding during the week because many people want to attend church and receive Communion. The weekend and Tuesday evening services quickly reached the maximum number allowed for a public gathering but there are…

DERRY — Brookstone in Derry, NH has launched the “Nominate a Hero” program to award two essential workers with complimentary memberships, valued at more than $650 each.

KINGSTON —Kingston Veterans Club will host a non-perishable food and essential item drive intended to help and support community members in need on Sat., May 2.

CONCORD — NH-based nonprofits are encouraged to learn more about NH Gives, an initiative coordinated by the NH Center for Nonprofits to raise as much money and awareness as possible for New Hampshire’s nonprofits.

HAVERHILL, MA/SOUTHEASTERN, NH—“Leave no one behind” during the COVID-19 crisis has been the unofficial rallying cry for staff at Veterans Northeast Outreach Center (VNOC), which is opening Food Distributions Pop-Ups in Haverhill and Danvers, MA.

HAMPTON — With Assisted Living Communities and Nursing Homes restricting visitors, Cornerstone at Hampton found a creative way for families to spend at least part of Easter with their loved ones.

WOLFEBORO — When the Wright Museum of World War II announced Project25 in January, it marked the culmination of years of planning and fundraising, efforts that have not been derailed by COVID-19.

PORTSMOUTH —Founded in 2007, Seacoast Women’s Giving Circle (SWGC) annually examines a community issue before a rigorous grant-making process, an approach that recently resulted in a $15,000 competitive award for The Chase Home.

EXETER — Sponsored by Exeter Hospital since its inception in 2017 , Revolutionary Story Time at the American Independence Museum recently got an unexpected push into the digital age.

PLAISTOW — The St Luke's Food Pantry at Holy Angels is looking for donations to help supplement the food items that they are either out of or use a lot of.

“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle, I just wish that he didn’t trust me so much.”

PLAISTOW — The First Baptist Church, 122 Main Street in Plaistow, is holding drive-in Sunday worship services during this time of social distancing. This innovative approach to worshipping together is held at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday morning and all are welcome to drive in, stay in their cars an…

KINGSTON — With so many of us staying home for different reasons, the Women's Bible study which usually meets at the meeting house at 80 Route 125 in Kingston, is offering a virtual Bible study via Zoom. For four consecutive Tuesdays from April 28 through May 19 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. they wi…

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Congregational Church will hold online services on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. on Facebook Live.

AMESBURY, MA — Market Street Baptist Church is streaming Sunday Worship services at www.MSBCNews.org.

HAVERHILL, MA/SOUTHEASTERN, NH —When Jason Babin, veteran and owner of Raff’s Cafe in Haverhill, MA, first realized the impact COVID-19 would have on the local community, he reached out to Veterans Northeast Outreach Center (VNOC).

Passover 2020 will be celebrated from April 8 through April 16, the first Seder will be on April 8 after nightfall, the second Seder will be on April 9 after nightfall. Passover is celebrated by eating matzah (unleaven bread) and maror (bitter herbs). The eight-day festival of Passover is ce…

The second annual Hampstead Lions Club “Make-A-Wish” fundraiser for children stricken with cancer was held at the Atkinson Country Club. The evening began with a tip to toe Italian Dinner, followed by music for dancing, raffle tickets, baskets loaded with gifts, gift cards, silent auction, a…

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has announced that more than 250 child care programs statewide have been designated as emergency providers through the newly established Emergency Child Care Program (ECCP), created to support the families of essentia…

WASHINGTON, DC — Requests from children's hospitals nationwide for Canines-N-Kids Foundation’s (CNK) Project Hearts & Tails’ care packages have grown rapidly since COVID-19 has brought stricter isolation measures to pediatric oncology units. Launched recently, Project Hearts & Tails …

ATKINSON – Atkinson Congregational Church has temporarily moved to online worship services in an effort to help reduce the risk of exposure to the novel coronavirus. For its 10 a.m. Sunday services until at least Palm Sunday, April 5, the church is using a video conferencing system that wors…

HAMPSTEAD — St Anne's Parish and St Anne's Food Pantry are pleased to offer freshly baked cinnamon rolls to those in the community on Easter morning, Sun., April 12 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at 26 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead.

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Kingston - Mr. Charles J. Magee, a resident of Kingston, New Hampshire, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday morning, May 13, 2020. He was 79 years old. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on October 12, 1940, he was the beloved son of the late Charles A. and Catherine E. (Heidke) Magee.…

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