NEWBURYPORT, MA — Parker River National Wildlife Refuge will offer a free online lecture on "The Real Eastern Coyote" on Tues., February 9, from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

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KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional Integrated Preschool Program is currently accepting applications for the 2021- 2022 school year for the three-year-old and four-year-old preschool programs. The Preschool is located at the D.J.Bakie Elementary School in Kingston.

PORTSMOUTH — On Tues., February 2 at 7:00 p.m., award-winning author, podcast host, and cultural critic Rebecca Carroll comes to The Music Hall’s virtual stage as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series, now being presented in an intimate, online format. Rebecca Carroll will discus…

KINGSTON — A group of Sanborn Regional High School students brought some much-needed cheer to residents of four local long-term care facilities just in time for the holidays.

PLAISTOW — Players between the ages of 4-12 from Plaistow are invited to register for the 2021 spring season. Registration will be open until February 1 at www.plaistow.com/recreation.

MANCHESTER — The American Red Cross and the National Football League are teaming up this January, during National Blood Donor Month, to urge individuals – especially those who have recovered from COVID-19 – to give blood and to help tackle the national convalescent plasma shortage. Right now…

HAVERHILL, MA — Parnassus, Northern Essex Community College’s student literary magazine, has received two national awards, making it one of the top magazines of its kind in the country.

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PLAISTOW — The Plaistow Lions Club is having a raffle to win a 2021 Can Am Outlander 570 ATV. A limited amount of tickets will be sold (500), so your chances are much better than the lottery of winning the rugged, 48 HP Outlander. The value of the brand new ATV is in excess of $7,000.

CONCORD — NH Audubon’s “Twitchers’ are going viral in 2021, with three teams taking part in the re-named Semi-Superbowl of Birding on January 30, 2021. The Superbowl is a competition that takes place in January – but this Superbowl has nothing to do with football. It involves looking for as …

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Education has announced that residents interested in taking the high school equivalency exam are now able to register, pay, and schedule their test online. This process previously involved a manual process. The HiSET eRegistration system will provide…

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Every state in the United States has started administering COVID-19 vaccinations. The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines varies by state.

EAST KINGSTON — Once again this summer, the East Kingston Conservation Commission will sponsor up to three interested young people for Barry Conservation Camp in the White Mountain National Forest. Applicants must be 10-16 years old (must have completed grade 5), residents of East Kingston, …

EAST KINGSTON — The adult book club resumes with a Zoom meeting on January 27 at 7:00 p.m. The book, "Such a Fun Age" by Kiley Reid is available at the library, and sign up is required.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Public Library is pleased to offer a new online educational resource for its cardholders. Brainfuse HelpNow is unique tutoring, homework help, and studying suite designed to assist patrons of all ages to succeed. In addition to live tutoring, students in kindergarte…

KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional Integrated Preschool Program is currently accepting applications for the 2021- 2022 school year for the three-year-old and four-year-old preschool programs. The Preschool is located at the D.J. Bakie Elementary School on Main Street in Kingston.

ATKINSON — HEALTHY HABITS FOR YOUR BRAIN & BODY: Research is still evolving, but the evidence is strong that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by making key lifestyle changes, including participating in regular physical activity, staying socially engaged, and maintaining …

SANDOWN — The Sandown Public Library will hold all events virtually until the Governor’s emergency orders are lifted.

PLAISTOW — The Town of Plaistow, NH will hold its Deliberative Session on Sat., January 30, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. at the Public Works Garage 144F Main Street (left front). Face coverings will be required. All Plaistow voters are invited to attend this important First Session of town meeting.

EXETER —Exeter Adult Education welcomes non-native speakers of English to join English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL) classes. Beginner through advanced English language learners can improve their English speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, and pronunciation skills. Multip…

SOUTH HAMPTON — The South Hampton Supervisors of the Checklist will meet on Tues., January 19, 2021, from 7:00-7:30 p.m. to make corrections to the checklist.

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NEWTON — The annual Country Pond Ice Fishing Derby will be held on Sun., February 7 from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Country Pond Fish and Game Club in Newton. Registration starts at 5:30 a.m. The public is welcome.

KINGSTON — Kingston Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on Tues., January 19, 2021, from 7:00-7:30 p.m., downstairs in the Kingston Town Hall.

NEWTON — Mrs. Mears has retired at the end of 2020 in her roles of Children's Librarian and Assistant Director at the Gale Library. Mrs. Mears has provided over 20 years of education and joy to the Newton community. In addition to her staffing role, she also is a Friend of the Library and a …

KINGSTON/NEWTON — On January 6, the School Board of the Sanborn Regional School District unanimously accepted a $10,000 science grant. The grant will allow a team of thirteen educators from across the state in grades 6-12 to develop materials to better prepare students for careers in the bio…

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on Tues., January 19, from 7:00-7:30 p.m., at the Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street.

PLAISTOW — The library continues to be open for curbside service only during our "new normal" schedule of Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Tuesday until 6:00 p.m.) and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. No appointments are necessary; simply call us when you arrive to pick up materials.

DURHAM — How does New Hampshire, a state with the motto “Live Free or Die,” confront and understand its participation in slavery, segregation, and the neglect of African-American history? What happens to our identity as residents of this state, as New Englanders, and participants in the loca…

DANVILLE —It's that time of year again! The following are positions will be on the ballot for the Danville town election.

MANCHESTER — Honoring Martin Luther King Day in January and Black History Month in February, the New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival (NHJFF) is hosting a special virtual documentary series exploring the past, present, and future of the “Black-Jewish Civil Rights Alliance.”

SANDOWN — The Sandown Supervisors of the Checklist will meet at the Sandown Tax Collectors Office, 320 Main St., Sandown, for additions and corrections of the voter checklist on Sat., January 23, from 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

MARYSVILLE, OH —  To support the rise in gardening nationwide and address the critical need to connect more children to healthy food, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today opened its GroMoreGood Grassroots Grants with national nonprofit KidsGardening. This annual grant program is designed …

CONCORD — Are you an educator with an idea for a project that involves students in enhancing their schoolyard for wildlife habitat, connects them with the outdoors, and integrates nature into learning that aligns with curricula? Whether remotely or from the classroom, has the COVID-19 public…

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is hosting its popular Wild Winter Walks again this year, which showcase the natural beauty of New Hampshire animals in winter.

PORTSMOUTH — Coming off a nod from New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult, the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire (BHTNH) recently announced new board leadership that will take the helm as the nonprofit lays out its ambitious plans for 2021. Commissioned by Frommers Travel Guide i…

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CONCORD — New Hampshire Fish and Game Department officials urge outdoor enthusiasts to exercise caution when enjoying winter activities near the ice, especially after this season’s fluctuating temperatures. Parents are also urged to educate themselves about ice safety and share this knowledg…

HAVERHILL, MA — “New and Worsening Conditions”, the latest exhibit from The Linda Hummel-Shea ArtSpace at Northern Essex Community College, features the work of Lowell artist Robb Sandagata, online-only through January 20, 2021.

WATERBURY CENTER, VT — The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) has been offering virtual author visits for kids and adults during the pandemic when our regular in-person programming is on hiatus. Every Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. we offer storytelling and workshops for kids and families. We hig…

MANCHESTER — The American Red Cross and the National Football League are teaming up this January, during National Blood Donor Month, to urge individuals – especially those who have recovered from COVID-19 – to give blood and to help tackle the national convalescent plasma shortage. Right now…

STRATHAM — On Mon., January 18, at 7:00 p.m., the Stratham Historical Society, jointly with The Stratham Wiggin Memorial Library, will present a program by Erica Linderman, a Stratham Historical Society Winfield L. Foote Award recipient, and Ph.D. Candidate at the University of New Hampshire…

PORTSMOUTH — How Can We Keep from Singing? We can’t! Even through a pandemic, social upheaval, and divided political times….we kept singing and we will keep singing! AND…YOU should, too! Looking for a way to connect, sing, and be part of something creative, warm, and wonderful? Many have fou…

NEW YORK, NY — Sing for Hope recently announced its Valentine’s Day Gift Catalog featuring unique gifts and entertaining live virtual art experiences performed by Broadway and opera stars including Kinky Boots drag queen star J. Harrison Ghee and Grammy Award-winning opera star Isabel Leonar…

PORTSMOUTH – New Hampshire Public Radio and The Music Hall announced the latest line-up for their award-winning series, Writers on a New England Stage, now being presented in an intimate and virtual format. Featured authors include a Nobel Prize winner, renowned NPR host, and WNYC cultural c…

KENTUCKY — The federal government offers many financial aid programs to help students and families pay for college. Applying for those programs means submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, commonly referred to as the FAFSA. These brief summaries from KHEAA describe the more…

The following local students have been named Presidential Scholars for the Fall 2020 semester at Clarkson University: Aria Belle of Brentwood, a junior majoring in biomolecular science, Gabrielle S Brock of Exeter, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, Cameron J Murphy of Atkinson, a se…

KINGSTON — Kingston Supervisors Of The Checklist will be in session on Tues., January 19, 2021, from 7:00-7:30 p.m., downstairs in the Kingston Town Hall.

SOUTH HAMPTON — The South Hampton Supervisors of the Checklist will meet on Tues., January 19, 2021, from 7:00-7:30 p.m. to make corrections to the checklist.

HAMPSTEAD — Welcome to 2021! The Hampstead Public Library continues to serve its customers with virtual and contactless services, such as Curbside Pickup and online programs.

SANDOWN — For this holiday season, the Sandown Public Library will hold all events virtually.

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