CONCORD — Spring turkey season (May 1–31) is only three weeks away, and hunters on a quest for gobblers can do a lot to help promote positive landowner relations, according to Mark Beauchesne, Landowner Relations Coordinator for the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.

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Hurrah for the Atkinson Lions Club and the hundreds of those that donated “tons” of food supporting the annual Lions Food Drive. The participation was unbelievable said Lion Food Chairman Roger Clapp, as he and his team packed the trailer for local distribution to food banks and pantries. Th…

PLAISTOW — Residents of Plaistow, Atkinson, Danville, Hampstead, Kingston, and Chester can bring their household hazardous waste to the Plaistow Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sat., April 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., at the Plaistow Recreation Facility, 51 Old County R…

PLAISTOW —The Plaistow Firemen’s Association is pleased to announce the return of their annual Rabies and Microchip Clinic on Sat., April 24, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This will be a drive-thru event. Residents of Plaistow and surrounding communities are welcome to bring their pets, large or …

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HAVERHILL, MA — Spring has arrived and the wildflowers are back! Trustees of Tattersall Farm, 542 North Broadway, and are hosting a spring nature walk on Sun., April 25, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. with naturalist Roland Boutwell.

KINGSTON — The Supervisors of The Checklist will meet on Wed., April 14, from 7:00-7:30 p.m. at the Kingston Town Hall (downstairs). The purpose of the meeting is to register new voters and for others to make any changes such as name-change, address-change, or change in party affiliation.

BRENTWOOD — Austin17 House is pleased to offer a free screening of “When I Stutter” on Fri., April 16 at 263 Route 125 in Brentwood. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The documentary will start promptly at 6:15 p.m.

CONCORD — The Granite State’s black bears will soon be emerging from their winter dens and be actively searching for any available food sources. While there will be some acorns left from last fall, once the snow melts bears will also be easily enticed by a wide variety of human-produced food…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. —With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its 20th Take Back Day scheduled for April 24.

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PLAISTOW —The Plaistow Firemen’s Association is pleased to announce the return of their annual Rabies and Microchip Clinic on Sat., April 24, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This will be a drive-thru event. Residents of Plaistow and surrounding communities are welcome to bring their pets, large or …

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PLAISTOW — Looking for a way to give back locally and purge items from your home? The Vic Geary Drop-In Senior Center, located at 18 Greenough Road in Plaistow, has a "Used Clothing Drop-Off". Proceeds raised by the dropbox go directly to the Vic Geary Drop-In Senior Center. There is a recei…

KINGSTON — The South Shore Outboard Association is pleased to announce that the New Hampshire Boat Museum has come on board as the primary sponsor of the 2021 Granite State Title Series. With sanctioning from the American Power Boat Association, South Shore Outboard will be conducting the Hy…

ATKINSON — Community Crossroads is thrilled to host their 32nd annual Golf Challenge on a new date and time this year. All are welcome on Mon., August 23, 2021, at the Atkinson Resort & Country Club at 85 Country Club Drive in Atkinson. The tournament benefits kids and adults who experie…

CONCORD — After canceling last year’s NH Energy Week due to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Hampshire’s annual Energy Week is back, and it is all virtual! This year NH Energy Week will comprise six virtual events that will take place over two weeks and focus on a range of topics connecting to “Ou…

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PLAISTOW — The Vic Geary Board of Directors are happy to announce a soft opening will be held at the Center on Tues., April 6 and Thurs., April 8, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. They will be adding more days depending on the COVID-19 situation and hope to be open full-time in the near future.

KINGSTON — In lieu of the Kingston Recreation Commission’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, there will be a special Easter Bunny Ride-By on Sat., April 3, starting at 12:00 p.m.

KINGSTON — The South Shore Outboard Association is pleased to announce that the New Hampshire Boat Museum has come on board as the primary sponsor of the 2021 Granite State Title Series. With sanctioning from the American Power Boat Association, South Shore Outboard will be conducting the Hy…

CONCORD — The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center has opened exhibits from the “Home of the World’s Worst Weather” - Mount Washington - to the public. In a new partnership, the Mount Washington Observatory and McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center have combined forces to bring weather and climat…

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PLAISTOW — The Vic Geary Board of Directors are happy to announce a soft opening will be held at the Center on Tues., April 6 and Thurs., April 8, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. They will be adding more days depending on the COVID-19 situation and hope to be open full-time in the near future.

ARLINGTON, VA — If you are looking to earn extra money, adding a wrapper to your car to promote a popular drink or food brand may sound like a great gig. BBB Scam Tracker is seeing an uptick in these cons in recent months, as the pandemic has made finding a job even more difficult. But no ma…

MANCHESTER — A year ago, many things in the world paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the need for blood never stopped. Today blood donations are just as essential, and the American Red Cross urges individuals who are healthy to make an appointment to donate blood.

ATKINSON — The Bulk Pick-up Day for Atkinson residents who wish to dispose of bulk items will be on Sat., April 10.

PLAISTOW — Residents of Plaistow, Atkinson, Danville, Hampstead, Kingston, and Chester can bring their household hazardous waste to the Plaistow Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sat., April 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., at the Plaistow Recreation Facility, 51 Old County R…

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department encourages wildlife watchers to explore their backyards, fields, and woodlands and report sightings of wild turkeys. The Department’s Wild Turkey Flock Survey is open through March 31. The public is asked to report turkey sightings online …

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EPPING — A special fundraiser, Bash for Nash, will be held on Sat., March 27, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at New England Dragway in Epping. Highlights will include a Car and Truck Show, 50/50 raffle, and music by the Southern Breeze Band.

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HAMPSTEAD/SANDOWN — Sue Padden Real Estate LLC will conduct a Food Drive during the month of March to benefit the NH Food Bank.

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ATKINSON — The Atkinson Lions will have a Food Drive on Sat., March 27, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street.

CONCORD — It’s become a bit cliché at this point – praising the wide variety of online shopping options during this time of caution while also lamenting the ever-growing stack of boxes and excess packaging that comes with it. Having the access to so many new options for online ordering, curb…

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PLAISTOW — The Town of Plaistow is pleased to announce the following upcoming Easter programs for residents.

ATKINSON — The Bulk Pick-up Day for Atkinson residents who wish to dispose of bulk items will be on Sat., April 10.

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DANVILLE — Bring your camera and take a photo with the Easter Bunny on Sun., March 28, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Danville Community Center. Children will receive a bag of Easter goodies!

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HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Civic Club will hold their annual Kids Fishing Derby on Sat., April 24, from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Shop Pond in Hampstead. The event is open to kids (ages 1-15) of Hampstead and surrounding towns. There is no entry fee.

NEWTON — The Country Pond Fish & Game Club will be offering a Ladies Only NRA Basic Pistol Course on Sat., March 20.

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DANVILLE — Bring your camera and take a drive-through photo with the Easter Bunny on Sat., March 27, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Danville Community Center, 169 Main Street. Children will receive a bag of Easter goodies!

DURHAM — Men fought deadly seas in small wooden boats from the Wood Is-land Life Saving Station to rescue mariners in distress starting in 1908. Their whispered motto? “We have to go out, but we don’t have to come back.”

PLAISTOW — Residents of Plaistow, Atkinson, Danville, Hampstead, Kingston, and Chester can bring their household hazardous waste to the Plaistow Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sat., April 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., at the Plaistow Recreation Facility, 51 Old County R…

PORTSMOUTH — On Tues., March 16 at 7:00 p.m., former military officers and award-winning authors Elliot Ackerman and Admiral James Stavridis come to The Music Hall’s virtual stage as part of the Writers on in The Loft series, now being presented in an intimate, online format. Ackerman and St…

EXETER — Join Exeter Chamber of Commerce for Trivia Night on Tues., March 16, from 5:00-6:30 p.m. It will be an evening of testing your knowledge, fun, and connecting with new business and community members.

EXETER —The Exeter LitFest, which celebrates the literary community in and around Exeter, will take place virtually this year from April 1 to April 3. The featured guest will be Exeter native Victoria Arlen.

KINGSTON — The Kingston Lions Club, which consists of Kingston, Newton and Fremont, are doing a TREX program to get a bench. Each Lions Club is allowed two benches a year.

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NEWTON — The Country Pond Fish & Game Club will be offering a Ladies Only NRA Basic Pistol Course on Sat., March 20.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Officials have announced that the application window for the Spring Turkey Hunt at Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is March 1 – 31, 2021. The hunt will be by permit only, with permittees selected by lottery. A total of eight permits will be issued for this hunt.

NEWTON — The Country Pond Fish & Game Club will be offering a Ladies Only NRA Basic Pistol Course on Sat., March 20.

STRATHAM —On Mon., March 8, The Stratham Historical Society, jointly with The Wiggin Memorial Library will host a program by Jeff Warner, made possible through a grant from New Hampshire Humanities. The program, a Zoom event, is titled “Range the Wild Woods Over: Loggers’ Songs and Stories”.…

EPPING — To earn the rank of Eagle Scout, Nathan McTague, of Epping Troop 136 will work to make thirty-six benches for the upcoming Riverside Park Disc Golf Course in Raymond. This will be a free-to-play disc golf course, being built in memory of 2010, Epping High School graduate, Cameron J. Baer.

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