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CONCORD – New Hampshire’s hunting season for pheasants gets underway on October 1 and continues through December 31. This fall 11,475 adult ring-necked pheasants will be stocked in all 10 counties with an average of 140 pheasants per site.

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EPPING — Epping Historical Society turns 50 this year. To mark this special milestone, they will host an Open House on Sun., October 17, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., at 11 Water Street in Epping. All are welcome! Highlights include town records, cemetery records, school records, vital records, and m…

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PLAISTOW — St. Vincent dePaul Society has been selected to benefit in Hannaford’s Fight Hunger Reusable Bag program, designed to give back in local communities.

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SANDOWN— The Sandown Heritage Commission (SHC) invites you to enjoy Bob McDermott’s “Paranormal New Hampshire” on Sat., October 9, from 6:00-8:30 p.m., at the 6 Depot Road in Sandown. Don’t miss this spooky fun!

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STRATHAM — Family heirlooms and treasures…what are they worth? What about works of art, jewelry, china, glass, military memorabilia, photographs and small furniture items?

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CONCORD — NH Fish & Game and UNH Cooperative Extension are calling on New Hampshire residents for milkweed pod collections through October 30.

CONCORD – In 2018, a red deer from a captive facility in Quebec tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). This remains the closest confirmed case of CWD to the New Hampshire border. It is essential that hunters do everything they can to help prevent this devastating disease from spr…

SANDOWN —Patch Wood Farm welcomes you to their annual Open Farm Day –rain or shine - on Sat., October 23 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. at 42 Hawkewood Road in Sandown.

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CONCORD – The New Hampshire Lottery is projecting Mondays (September 27) Powerball jackpot will increase to $545 million and the one-time cash payout to increase to $392.1 million. (Estimated jackpot amounts are determined before taxes are withheld). If won, the $545 million jackpot would be…

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CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration (NHDRA) is reminding operators and the public that starting October 1, 2021, the state’s Meals and Rooms (Rentals) Tax rate will decrease by 0.5%, from 9% to 8.5%.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Drug Enforcement Administration recently issued a Public Safety Alert warning Americans of the alarming increase in the lethality and availability of fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine. DEA’s Public Safety Alert, the first in six years, see…

EPPING — The Civil War Roundtable of New Hampshire will meet on Fri., October 15, at the Harvey Mitchell Library, 151 Main Street in Epping. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

DURHAM — University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, the department of agriculture, nutrition, and food systems (ANFS) in the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture and The Moore Center are teaming up for a free virtual screening of the award-winning documentary “Hearts of Glass…

ARLINGTON, VA —With a dose of flattery and an invitation to an exclusive event, scammers hope you’ll pay to attend a conference that doesn't exist. Numerous women have reported receiving phony invitations to the “Women’s Leadership Summit.”

ARLINGTON, VA — Everyone loves a deal – including scammers. Con artists often offer too good to be true discounts in the hope that price-conscious consumers will jump on these “deals” without doing their research. Recently, BBB Scam Tracker has seen numerous reports of scammers impersonating…

DOVER — Woodman Museum in Dover is seeking volunteers – actors, tour guides, and ticket takers for their “voices from the Cemetery” event on October 23, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CONCORD — The Granite State’s fall turkey hunting season opened on September 15 for archers, while the fall shotgun season runs October 11–17. The fall shotgun season is restricted to WMUs D2, G, H1, H2, I1, I2, J1, J2, K, L, and M. Hunters may harvest one bird during either the fall archery…

PORTSMOUTH — This summer, at-risk youth living at The Chase Home had the opportunity to enjoy many activities that gave them the chance to have fun, socialize, explore the natural world, and build self-confidence. Some of the activities included trips to the Saco River, Stonehouse Pond, Pier…

WOLFEBORO — On Tues., October 12, the Wright Museum will show the documentary film, "The American St. Nick", as part of their 2021 Lecture Series, presented by Ron Goodgame and Donna Canney. The film is based on the book with the same name by author Peter Lion about the true story of America…

A dozen East Kingston residents, including high school junior Matthew Allen and Conservation Commission Chair Dennis Quintal, participated in the East Kingston Town Forest BioBlitz. Together, they helped identify and document more than seventy-five plant, mushroom, and animal species on East…

The Timberlane Regional High School Football and Cheer Captains participated in the WMUR NH Tackles Hunger program. They shopped for and purchased just over $500 worth of food for the TRHS Food Bank. While they are not able to collect canned goods this year at the home games they are asking …

PLAISTOW — All are invited to gather for Celebrate Recovery meetings each Tuesday evening at the Rock Church, 90 Newton Road in Plaistow. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered 12-step program for anyone struggling with hurts, habits or hang-ups—pretty much everyone! Each Tuesday evening, t…

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EPPING — More than 150,000 troops are serving overseas and are away from their families. Donations of old cell phones are much appreciated for our soldiers. Please donate your old cell phone so they can call home, providing these soldiers with a much-needed connection to their loved ones.

MANCHESTER — When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American Red Cross has launched an initiative to grow the number of blood donors who are Black to help patients with sickle cell disease, …

ATKINSON – After a two-year pause, Atkinson Congregational Church will once again host a “comfort station” during the Atkinson Town-Wide Yard Sale, on Sat., September 25, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., rain or shine. Visitors may take advantage of light snacks and water for free, although donat…

EAST KINGSTON — The Town of East Kingston will have its eWaste/White Goods pickup on Mon., October 18. Due to the COVID-19 Delta Variant, the process has changed from that stated in the 2021-2022 Waste Management Flyer.

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EXETER —The 9th annual Exeter Powder Keg Beer Festival will be held on Sat., October 2 at Swasey Parkway in downtown Exeter. There will be over 200 beers on tap, food trucks, artisans, and entertainment.

HAMPSTEAD — Did you know that well water should be tested regularly? Some Hampstead residents have their water supplied by Hampstead Area Water Company which is required to test the water frequently and report the results to NHDES, whereas private well owners are responsible for monitoring t…

ATKINSON — The best way to find out what you do best is to do it! Catch a fish. Ride a bike. Set up a tent. Build a Pinewood Derby® car. Shoot a bow and arrow. Cub Scouting offers boys and girls the opportunity to see and learn fun, new things that can’t be found anywhere else.

CONCORD — It’s no secret that resilience is an important skill for those working in healthcare. During the onset of the pandemic, we witnessed individuals go above and beyond the call of duty to make sure we were all healthy, safe and well-cared for. For its second year, the NH Healthcare He…

KINGSTON — The Kingston Community House Thrift Shop is in need of volunteers. They are a private, non-profit organization that provides services to residents of Kingston and surrounding towns. It is staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers whose purpose is to reach out and lend a helping h…

PORTSMOUTH Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation will hold a virtual Symposium on Fri., October 22, from 12:00-6:00 p.m.

MANCHESTER — The Business Excellence Awards honor owners, operators and top managers of New Hampshire-based small businesses (fewer than 100 employees) and larger businesses (more than 100 employees). They are presented in the following eight categories: Business & Professional Services,…

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HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Mother's Club is looking for unique and high-quality craft vendors for their 35th annual Craft Fair to be held on Sat., November 6 at Hampstead Middle School, 28 School Street in Hampstead.

DOVER — The 2021 Woodman Museum Fall Speaker series kicks off on Wed., October 6, featuring five amazing NH Speakers, each Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. through November 3, at the Woodman Museum 182 Central Avenue in Dover.

EXETER — On Sat., October 30, The Great Bay Stewards will be hosting the 23rd annual Great Bay 5K Race for a Healthy Estuary. The race will begin at 9:00 a.m. across from Stratham Hill Park and will end at the Great Bay Discovery Center with scenic views along the course. Runners and walkers…

PORTSMOUTH — On Fri., October 1, the work of five contemporary artists will be on display in “Abstracting the Seacoast” at Portsmouth Historical Society. The artists—Dustan Knight, Tom Glover, Peter Cady, Barbara Adams, and Brian Chu—have challenged themselves to create new ways of portrayin…

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HAMPTON — Hampton Historical Society will hold their first-ever Fall Festival, Sun., October 10, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Tuck Field, 38 Park Avenue in Hampton. Mark your calendar so you don’t miss this day of family fun – filled with games, live music, incredible performers, and delic…

EXETER – The Festival of Trees (FOT) has been one of the most anticipated holiday events in town for over twenty years. Committee members have already been meeting and plans are underway for this year’s festival to be held at the Exeter Town Hall again. However, due to ongoing COVID-19 restr…

BRENTWOOD — Brentwood Recreation is pleased to offer the following upcoming programs.

DURHAM— A national study from the University of New Hampshire shows children who witness the abuse of a brother or sister by a parent can be just as traumatized as those witnessing violence by a parent against another parent. Such exposure is associated with mental health issues like depress…

BRENTWOOD — Austin17House is pleased to announce the following upcoming programs and events for teens and families at 263 Route 125 in Brentwood.

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EXETER —As part of the American Independence Museum’s Community Day on Sat., September 18, Congressman Chris Pappas will read aloud Equality’s Call, a children’s book by Deborah Diesen about voting rights in America. Congressman Pappas will read Equality’s Call at 1:00 p.m.

SANDOWN — Registration is now open for the 21st annual Town-Wide Yard Sale taking place on Sat., October 2, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., rain or shine. This is your chance to clean out and clean up. Turn what you don't want into cash! The registration deadline is Wed., September 22.

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HAMPTON — Hampton United Methodist Church cordially invites the Seacoast Community to a Grab’n Go Turkey Dinner “with all the fixings”, on Sat., October 9, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 525 Lafayette Road (Rt. 1) in Hampton.

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