DURHAM — Join UNH Extension Forestry Specialist, Steve Roberge, Extension Wildlife Outreach Manager, Haley Andreozzi, and Extension Conservation Field Specialist, Emma Tutein for NH Woods & Wildlife: Live! This free presentation takes place on Thurs., November 12, at 10:00 a.m. via Facebook.

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DANVILLE — The Danville Town Clerk’s office and the Supervisors of the Checklist will be holding a Register to Vote or Vote Absentee event on Sat., October 24, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 210 Main Street. If you have not registered to vote or want to vote by absentee ballot…

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RAYMOND — Please join Raymond Coalition for Youth on Sat., October 24, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the Raymond Walgreens, to safely dispose of your no longer needed or expired medications. This is a part of the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) National event.

KINGSTON — Kingston Recreation is excited to announce that Trunk or Treat will be held on Sat., October 24 at the Recreation Center, Main Street, Kingston.

DURHAM — Living on a remote island can be idyllic but it does come with some challenges when accessing inexpensive and reliable energy as well as clean drinking water. The University of New Hampshire has received a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Agency to help island communities in…

The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on Wed., October 28, from 7:00-7:30 p.m. at the following locations:

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EPPING — The American Legion Post 51 will host a Halloween Dance featuring “The Spoke & Throttle Band”. They will be playing classic rock 'n roll music. The dance floor is expected to be jammed pack with ghouls and goblins! The dance will take place on Sat., October 24. There will be pri…

CONCORD — New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Conservation Officers encourage the public to help protect the Granite State’s wild resources by reporting wildlife crime during the fall hunting seasons and throughout the year.

SANDOWN — Who's ready for an Eggstra Special Halloween Flashlight Egg Hunt? Sandown Parks & Recreation welcomes you to register your child or children from ages 3 through Grade 6 for the Fri., October 23 event taking place at the Ed Garvey Recreation Facility Field. Rain date: Fri., Octo…

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department reminds motorists to be extra cautious while admiring the autumn foliage from Granite State roadways because moose are active and on the move.

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s youth deer weekend, Saturday and Sunday, October 24-25, 2020, is the perfect time to take a young person hunting. This special weekend gives young people age 15 and younger the opportunity to go deer hunting with an adult mentor, without the pressure of competing wi…

EXETER – The public is invited to attend free talks via WebEx about breast health and breast cancer during October. No registration is required, and questions are welcomed.

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PLAISTOW — Residents of Atkinson, Chester, Danville, Hampstead, Kingston and Plaistow can bring their household hazardous waste to the Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sat., October 24, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Hampstead Middle School in Hampstead.

CONCORD – Winter is on its way, but in-person off-highway recreational vehicle (OHRV) and snowmobile education classes will not be offered throughout the Granite State as in previous years due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. As an alternative to these traditional courses, participan…

KINGSTON/NEWTON — The Sanborn Regional School District School Board adopted a proposal from Superintendent Thomas A. Ambrose for two synchronous educational plans on October 7:

NEWTON — The Election Team for the Town of Newton will be hosting a Voter Assistance Day on Sat., October 17, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This will be held upstairs at Town Hall, located at 2 Town Hall Road.

DANVILLE — The Danville Town Clerk’s office and the Supervisors of the Checklist will be holding a Register to Vote or Vote Absentee event on Sat., October 24, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 210 Main Street. If you have not registered to vote or want to vote by absentee ballot…

RAYMOND — Please join Raymond Coalition for Youth on Sat., October 24, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the Raymond Walgreens, to safely dispose of your no longer needed or expired medications. This is a part of the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) National event.

SANDOWN — The Sandown Supervisors of The Checklist will be meeting at the Sandown Tax Collectors Office, 320 Main Street, for additions and corrections of the voter checklist on Sat., October 24, from 11:00 -11:30 a.m.

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ATKINSON — Welcome to the 74th annual Atkinson Firefighters Association Turkey Raffle. You will notice that there will be a different format for this year's raffle. The year 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, and they are no exception. All of their usual fundraising events up unt…

FREMONT — In the past, the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church and the Peoples United Methodist Church in Fremont, in cooperation with the libraries in Fremont, East Kingston, and Brentwood, have sponsored a drive to assist two veterans’ centers that serves homeless veterans, Lib…

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PLAISTOW — Residents of Atkinson, Chester, Danville, Hampstead, Kingston and Plaistow can bring their household hazardous waste to the Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sat., October 24, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Hampstead Middle School in Hampstead.

NEWTON — Live Free Recovery Consultants cordially invite you to attend their APG/Adolescent Treatment Community Open House on Fri., October 16, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at 2 Puzzle Lane, Building 2, Unit 1 in Newton.

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EPPING — The American Legion Post 51 will host a Halloween Dance featuring “The Spoke & Throttle Band”. They will be playing classic rock 'n roll music. The dance floor is expected to be jammed pack with ghouls and goblins! The dance will take place on Sat., October 24. There will be pri…

CONCORD  – New Hampshire hunters can share their fall harvest with the needy through the “Hunt for the Hungry” program at the New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities NH. Once again this fall, the New Hampshire Food Bank is collecting donations of processed deer and moose for…

ATKINSON — While we bask in the warm golden hues of a New Hampshire Autumn, the thousands of sunny Spring blooms that have been greeting Atkinson residents and visitors since 2016 should also be remembered for their message of solace, hope, and joy during these often difficult times.

WASHINGTON — The USDA Forest Service is modernizing its approach to selling Christmas Tree permits and making them available to purchase trees through Recreation.gov beginning October 15.

MANCHESTER — During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to band together to provide hope and healing to patients fighting cancer by giving blood or platelets. In appreciation, those who come to give Oct. 15-Nov. 11 will receive a $5 Amazon…

EAST HAMPSTEAD — The East Hampstead Union Christian Church is hosting a food drive to help those in need from the local communities. Volunteers will be collecting non-perishable items on Sat., October 17, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at 229 Main Street (Rte 121A), East Hampstead.

KENSINGTON — Kensington Public Library has received a community project grant from New Hampshire Humanities to present “A Walk Back in Time: The Secrets of Cellar Holes” with Adair Mulligan. This virtual event will be on Wed., October 21 at 7:00 p.m.

CONCORD — Much-needed rainfall received within the last week in New Hampshire has not been enough to significantly decrease the risk of wildfires statewide and officials from the N.H. Forest Protection Bureau and the N.H. Fire Marshal’s Office are reminding everyone to avoid behaviors that c…

CONCORD — During this turbulent year, responsible businesses are helping to ensure the safety and wellbeing of their employees and communities. Just as they are leading with courage and empathy, they are also protecting the strength and the very foundation of our representative democracy by …

EAST HAMPSTEAD — The East Hampstead Union Christian Church will be hosting a drive-thru Food Drive on Sat., October 17, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. to benefit local food pantries. There will be a table available outside for drop-offs or they can take bags out of your trunk. If raining, they …

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ATKINSON — While we bask in the warm golden hues of a New Hampshire Autumn, the thousands of sunny Spring blooms that have been greeting Atkinson residents and visitors since 2016 should also be remembered for their message of solace, hope, and joy during these often difficult times.

The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on Wed., October 28, from 7:00-7:30 a.m. at the following locations:

HAMPSTEAD —Two years ago my column issued a warning about those last-minute "gotchas," that is to say, political accusations done at the very last minute with no chance for the other side to answer.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — National Wildlife Refuge Week – observed during the second week in October – reminds Americans how nature enriches our lives and adds to the beauty of our country. What better time to celebrate that connection with the natural world and Parker National Wildlife Refuge!

PLAISTOW — Residents of Atkinson, Chester, Danville, Hampstead, Kingston and Plaistow can bring their household hazardous waste to the Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sat., October 24, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Hampstead Middle School in Hampstead.

NEWTON — The Gale Library in Newton invites the public to join us for a free Zoom presentation with Dr. Steve Hale on the topic of Backyard Birding on Thurs., October 22 at 6:30 p.m.

CONCORD — New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Conservation Officers encourage the public to help protect the Granite State’s wild resources by reporting wildlife crime during the fall hunting seasons and throughout the year.

AUBURN — Join the New Hampshire Audubon McLane Center for a series of ZOOM webinars that engage participants in pollinator conservation. The webinars are free and open to the public but registration is required to access the ZOOM presentation. Please visit www.nhaudubon.org for details and r…

KINGSTON — Pollinator Pathways NH is hosting a Fall Seed event on Sat., October 17, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Kingston Recreation Center on Main Street.

DERRY — Before the general election, let's go back to where it all began! Presenter John Gfroerer will lead you through a brief history of the New Hampshire primary, from its origins to being an important step in the race to the presidency.

CONCORD — New Hampshire’s youth deer weekend, Saturday and Sunday, October 24-25, 2020, is the perfect time to take a young person hunting. This special weekend gives young people age 15 and younger the opportunity to go deer hunting with an adult mentor, without the pressure of competing wi…

EAST HAMPSTEAD — The East Hampstead Union Christian Church is hosting a food drive to help those in need from the local communities. Volunteers will be collecting non-perishable items on Sat., October 17, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at 229 Main Street (Rte 121A), East Hampstead.

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