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…

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KINGSTON — We live in an area densely populated with ticks and need to be prepared to prevent bites and disease. So here is just a bit of information from Carolee Smith, one of our Nurse Practitioners, to educate you and your loved ones about how to stay safe from ticks and tick-borne diseases.

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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.

CONCORD – In the coming weeks, deer will begin giving birth around the Granite State with the majority of deer fawns being born in May and June. Each spring, many New Hampshire residents see young fawns by themselves and fear the worst. Has the mother died? Has she abandoned her fawn? The an…

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MANCHESTER — The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments that were temporarily paused earlier this spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

MARLBOROUGH, MA — Navient has more than 10 million student loan clients and recently settled a student loan forgiveness lawsuit. The results of the settlement won’t affect what individual borrowers owe. However, scammers were quick to notice this news item and are now targeting borrowers wit…

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MARLBOROUGH, MA — With the warmer weather and summer storms come roofing scams. This spring, BBB Scam Tracker is already receiving reports of shady “free” roof inspections. Homeowners should be on the lookout for these cons.

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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…

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.

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 …

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…

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.

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…

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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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EXETER — Local farms have safe, locally produced food! The road ahead is tough for local farms and food producers and our support is needed now more than ever. For a list of farms selling and delivering food, visit http://seacoastharvest.org/safe. Follow Seacoast Eat Local and Seacoast Harve…

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KINGSTON — The Kingston Veterans Club 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 Memoria…

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.

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CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration (NHDRA) is accepting applications for its Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief program through June 30, 2020. NHDRA distributed more than $1.1 million through this tax relief program last year and more than $4…

CONCORD – Remember to brake for moose when traveling on New Hampshire’s roadways. There were 68 collisions between moose and vehicles in New Hampshire in 2019; in the last five years, the state has averaged 105 collisions per year. While moose are active throughout the year, May through Octo…

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CONCORD — Spring in New Hampshire is an invigorating time to enjoy the outdoors as wildlife emerges, trees bud, and birds return. In the wake of the COVID-19 public health emergency, many Granite State residents are spending this spring exploring their back yards and local trails and learnin…

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

KINGSTON — Why do we care about where your medication is? Medication safety, your knowledge of what you need and don’t need anymore, storage and safe disposal play a very important role in substance misuse prevention and accidental usage in a household. Prevention is another way to think abo…

MANCHESTER— The New Hampshire system designed to address opioid addiction, known as the “Doorway”, remains open in Manchester and Nashua. The Manchester and Nashua Doorways, currently operated by Granite Pathways, continue to provide critical screening, assessment, case management and referr…

CONCORD —Predicted rains and the onset of milder temperatures signals the start of another spring season’s regional migratory marathon. Frogs, spotted salamanders, and toads will be on the move to mate in temporary waterbodies called vernal pools. During this “race,” they must safely arrive …

MARLBOROUGH, MA — The 2020 United States Census is happening at the same time as a global pandemic, shelter-in-place orders, and government stimulus payments. With so much going on at once, scammers are using the unique circumstances to create confusion. Their goal is to get their hands on y…

MARLBOROUGH, MA — If someone sends you money out of the blue, it’s probably an honest mistake, right? Not necessarily. If you use Venmo or another digital wallet, such as Zelle or Apple Pay, watch out for this high-tech twist on a classic con.

CONCORD — Spring in New Hampshire is an invigorating time to enjoy the outdoors as wildlife emerges, trees bud, and birds return. In the wake of the COVID-19 public health emergency, many Granite State residents are spending this spring exploring their back yards and local trails and learnin…

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WASHINGTON – With families encouraged to stay at home due to the nation-wide health crisis, the Drug Enforcement Administration is asking Americans to keep prescription medications safe and secure until they can properly dispose of them.

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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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