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EAST KINGSTON — Although the library is still closed for the protection of our patrons, we offer many services online and are constantly adding new titles to our collection. Go to our website, EastKingstonLibrary.org.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Public Library has scheduled a Returns Week from June 1st to June 5. This is Phase 1 in the increase of Library services. The staff and Trustees have carefully mapped out a plan to maintain the best safety practices for customers and staff during this time.

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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…

ATKINSON — Want to learn more about how to use NH Downloadable Books? Check out the NH Downloadable Books YouTube channel for tutorials on checking out and returning eBooks, enjoying audiobooks, and more - https://bit.ly/3aOaoU5.

PLAISTOW — Our building may be closed to the public, but we are still here for you. Here's how:

SOUTH HAMPTON — The South Hampton Supervisors of the Checklist meeting will be held on Tues., June 2, via Zoom from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For instructions on attending the meeting, check the town website.

The walkways surrounding the Plaistow Town Hall on Main Street will soon be getting new life. When completed, the area will be looking sharp.

On the ground or in the air, graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 are being honored in many ways. Giant pictures are appearing on utility poles (see Molly) in East Kingston, above, and others on ground level. Although COVID-19 has changed life as we knew it, we’ll handle this…together.

CONCORD — NH LAKES is pleased to announce a new program—the LakeSmart Lake-Friendly Living webinar series. Whether you live along a lake or far from the nearest waterbody, if you maintain a household, yard, gravel road or driveway, or septic system, this webinar opportunity is for you! Join …

CONCORD –The arrival of May means one thing to hunters in the Granite State: spring turkey season. In the latest edition of the New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine (May/June 2020) follow Jack Pollner’s journey from rookie jake-chaser to an accomplished hunter with a taste for locally har…

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CONCORD — NH LAKES has announced that its Lake Host courtesy boat inspectors have been classified as providing essential services under recent orders issued by Governor Sununu. For the 19th summer, the organization’s nearly 800 Lake Hosts are teaching boaters at 100 of the busiest boat ramps…

MARLBOROUGH, MA — Even during an economic boom, it’s not easy being an entrepreneur. Now flip that upside-down and add a national health pandemic on top of usual stressors of launching a new business adventure. The COVID-19 pandemic has many entrepreneurs facing incredible financial pressure…

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SANDOWN — The Sandown Garden Club is working diligently to host its annual Plant Sale. The Main Street location will not be possible this year in order for everyone to maintain safe social distancing guidelines.

MANCHESTER – As part of Eversource’s efforts to support its customers and communities during the pandemic, the energy company is reminding people to remain vigilant and protect themselves against scams. The COVID-19 outbreak has led to an increase in scam activity, with sophisticated scammer…

CONCORD — The Secretary of State’s Office is reminding voters that Tuesday, June 2, 2020 is the deadline for a voter to change their party affiliation before the September Primary Election, which will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. It is important to note that voters are not able to …

NORTH CONWAY — To assist parents and children learning at home during this Pandemic Crisis, the Resilience Counseling & Training Center (RCTC) has posted a free packet of Social-Emotional Learning Activities For Parents. The fifteen activities are designed to assist parents in actively t…

CONCORD – Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer hiking season in New Hampshire. In the wake of the COVID-19 public health emergency, many Granite Staters have spent this spring exploring their back yards and local trails and learning more about what their immediate surr…

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Lions are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Community Service Awards; Grace Hurni and Donovan Kelley, both seniors at Timberlane Regional High School.

MANCHESTER — The New Hampshire Astronomical Society (NHAS) invites you to join a casual, online tour of some of the best celestial objects in the June New Hampshire night skies. They will take participants through a variety of planets, planetary moons, constellations, star clusters, and gala…

FRAMINGHAM, MA —  Native Plant Trust, the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England’s native plants, announces the launch of three new online courses in plant science. The first, Plant Families, begins immediately; the other two, Plant Ecol…

BEDFORD — Since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced New Hampshire schools online and eliminated in-person student/teacher interaction, reports of child sexual abuse have fallen sharply, according to the Granite State Children’s Alliance, New Hampshire’s network of Child Advocacy Centers.

DURHAM — The New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education's "Civics 603" supplements middle to high-school (7-12th grade) students’ education on the Bill of Rights, the three branches of government, and civil discourse.

CONCORD — NH LAKES has announced that its Lake Host courtesy boat inspectors have been classified as providing essential services under recent orders issued by Governor Sununu. For the 19th summer, the organization’s nearly 800 Lake Hosts are teaching boaters at 100 of the busiest boat ramps…

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…

WOLFEBORO — Different than initially conceived this past winter, the New Hampshire Boat Museum’s 2020 season is expected to still feature some of its most popular programs, including rides on the ‘Millie B.’

KINGSTON — The Kingston Veterans Club will hold a rolling parade for Memorial Day on Mon., May 25. The vehicle only parade will start rolling at 1:00 p.m., from the Kingston Town Hall and will end on North Road just outside the fence at Greenwood Cemetery. There, they plan to hold a short Me…

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on Tues., June 2, from 7:00-7:30 p.m. at Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street.

Kayla Johnson from Fremont recently received a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). Majoring in Food Science (AGLS), Johnson will join a network of 46,000 CALS alumni sharing their talents and making a difference around the world.

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CONCORD — What did you do during the Pandemic of 2020? For many of us, confined to our homes and practicing strict social distancing, we might say that we weren't able to do much, but our experiences will still be of interest to future generations seeking a better understanding of these days…

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.

DANVILLE — Digital readers and listeners - the long wait may be over! We are pleased to announce that we now have a Danville-only collection in the New Hampshire Downloadable collection known as Overdrive. This means you will no longer have to compete with residents from other towns for popu…

HAMPSTEAD — For a limited time, Hampstead Public Library patrons can view Bill Millio’s documentary Stories of Mt. Washington, for free, on their own device! The basis of this film is Dan Szczesny’s, book "The White Mountain". Dan narrates the documentary which gives a backstage look into th…

ATKINSON —We have been waiting to say this for so long… curbside is coming, curbside is coming, curbside is coming! (Picture us riding horses up and down the lane and shouting!)

KINGSTON — The Friends of the Library Plant Sale will be held on Sat., May 23 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Kingston Community Library.

KINGSTON — The Library is a 2020 Census Partner! Get counted! It's time to complete your 2020 Census. It's easy and fast to complete your form online. Call 1-844-330-2020 if you have any questions. Go to my2020census.gov to fill out your form today! Information on the Census is available on …

SOUTH HAMPTON — The South Hampton Supervisors of the Checklist meeting will be held on Tues., June 2, via Zoom from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For instructions on attending the meeting, check the town website.

SANDOWN — Over the past couple of months, we have all been experiencing something we have never before had to face – a global pandemic. The Sandown Public Library Staff are working hard to maintain the 24/7 digital library with all the downloadable, streaming and informational resources you …

MANCHESTER — In times of need, people come together to support one another. The American Red Cross is asking for healthy individuals to step up to help patients experiencing health crises by donating blood or platelets.

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ATKINSON — This year, due to COVID-19, several changes will be made to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service this our country. On Mon., May 25, at 10:00 a.m., veterans will be driving through town, accompanied by members of the Atkinson Fire and Police Departments.

KINGSTON — The Kingston Supervisors of the Checklist will meet on Tues., June 2, 7:00-7:30 p.m., downstairs at the Town Hall.

For over 39 years, Community Crossroads have hosted a gala fundraising event to support individuals who experience developmental disabilities, acquired brain injuries, and their families in eleven southern NH towns. This year is different because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Time of course will…

Sanborn Regional High School Principal Brian Stack, school resource officer Dan Doyle of the Kingston Police Department, and POW/MIA Rolling Thunder and local veteran representatives assisted in the dedication of a “Missing Man Table” at the school. The memorial is to thank Sanborn graduates…

MARLBOROUGH, MA — Some new studies show that up to 50% of people with COVID-19 don’t show any symptoms, so many people are wondering if they had the disease without knowing it. Fortunately, an antibody test can identify if your body has already fought off the virus. Unfortunately, scammers a…

CONCORD — On May 1, Governor Sununu announced "Stay at Home 2.0" as the next step of a phased approach to opening the state for business. Included was the opening of State Park and private campgrounds.

MARLBOROUGH, MA — With an increase of time people spend on social media during the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers are jumping on their opportunity to scam the public through social media. Father’s Day, graduations and weddings are upon us, so it is not surprising to see more coupons for extreme…

SANDOWN — The Sandown Garden Club is working diligently to host its annual Plant Sale. The Main Street location will not be possible this year in order for everyone to maintain safe social distancing guidelines.

MARLBOROUGH, MA — Scams can impact every business, regardless of location, size, or industry. But they are especially a problem for small businesses. Local businesses and start-ups often don’t have the cybersecurity support or established accounting processes of larger companies. This can ma…

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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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