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The Assumption Department of Athletics announced that Jared Brescia of Brentwood was named to the roster of the 2020 Assumption Baseball team. Though the spring season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brescia, Class of 2020, competed during the Greyhounds' spring games in North Car…

EAST KINGSTON —The Trustees of Brown’s Academy have announced that the 2019-2020 Brown’s Academy Trustees’ Scholarships will be awarded to qualified residents of East Kingston who are currently enrolled in an approved two or four-year undergraduate program and who meet the criteria of the se…

NORTH CONWAY — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic that is forcing schools nationwide to go to virtual classrooms the non-profit Mount Washington Observatory (MWO) will offer free distance learning programs three times a week to support educators in their efforts to provide remote learning …

HAMPSTEAD — As part of a community service project, the upper school students at Hampstead Academy are sewing joey pouches for infant marsupials orphaned by the wildfires in Australia. Once finished, the pouches will be mailed to Australia to be distributed to wildlife caregivers for animals…

DURHAM, N.H.— As the coronavirus continues to spread keeping schools across the country closed, children from elementary to high school are transitioning to virtual learning that can be done safely at home. Teachers have been tasked with preparing online lessons and students and parents may …

EAST KINGSTON —The Trustees of Brown’s Academy have announced that the 2019-2020 Brown’s Academy Trustees’ Scholarships will be awarded to qualified residents of East Kingston who are currently enrolled in an approved two or four-year undergraduate program and who meet the criteria of the se…

CONCORD – Wildlife ecologist and advocate John Litvaitis loves chasing wild brook trout throughout the Granite State. In the latest issue of the New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine (March/April 2020), you will learn how the author became fascinated with brookies, about the habitat of the…

Hampstead Academy proudly announces the award winning projects at their Invention Fair held on March 4. Students in elementary and middle school participated in the Young Inventors’ Program® to learn about innovation and develop an invention of their own.

HAVERHILL, MA — Everyone has a great story to tell. If you enjoy storytelling or have a relevant subject matter you would like to share with the community, Northern Essex Community College is looking for presenters for their upcoming "Tuesday Talk" sessions.

MANCHESTER —The Founders Academy, an open enrollment chartered public school for grades 6-12 at 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, New Hampshire, is having an Admissions Information Night for prospective families on Wed., March 25 at 6:00 p.m. The evening's program includes presentations on the s…

Olivia Randlett of Brentwood has been named to the Dean’s List at Colby Sawyer College. While at Colby College, Olivia was inducted into the Presidential Blue Key Society, was recognized for National Technical Honors Society, plays rugby, and is on the track and field team. Olivia (Class of …

SANDOWN — The Town of Sandown will hold their annual Rabies Clinic on Sat., March 28 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Fire Station, 314 Main Street in Sandown.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Historical Society is granting two $500.00 scholarships to high school graduates, Class of 2020. The scholarships are given in memory of Fred and Martha MacDonald, long-time residents of Atkinson. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.

STRATHAM —The Society’s Winfield L. Foote Awards/Scholarships for Academic Excellence program is accepting scholarship applications from local students at the following levels:

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Women’s Civic Club is granting three $750.00 scholarships to members of the 2020 graduating class. Additionally, a fourth scholarship will be granted in the amount of $750.00 anonymously donated in the names of Venice and Loretta. Winners must be a resident of Atkinso…

The University of Connecticut has announced Ruth Mahoney of Kingston has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2019 semester.

CONCORD— Registration will open at midnight on February 17 for summer youth programs at Barry Conservation Camp in Berlin, NH. The camp offers weekly, overnight summer camp programs for boys and girls, ages 8-17. Barry Camp is operated by UNH Cooperative Extension 4-H in partnership with the…

WASHINGTON, DC — To what lengths would college students go for a savory fast-food treat? Members of the track team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY had a craving recently for Chick-Fil-A but the chain’s nearest eatery was an hour and a half away, reports the Association of Mat…

Sanborn Regional High School has added one of the youngest coaches in the state for the Varsity baseball position. Pictured is Jordan Britton of Haverhill, MA, who attended Norwich University in Northfield, VT, where he plated first base in 2012-2014. Jordan began his high school baseball ca…

Working to capacity and sometimes through their lunch (lunch on the go) Memorial School students gave it their all for other young people and adults. Blankets of Hope is a non-profit organization that was created to “fulfill a simple need: to provide a blanket to someone needing a little war…

KINGSTON — If your child will be five years old by September 30, 2020 and you are a resident of Kingston, he or she should register for full day kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year. Please go to www.sau17.org/3/home and click on the kindergarten registration link to provide your child…

PORTSMOUTH— Thanks to a lifetime of hard work, successful farming in the blueberry fields of New Jersey and sound financial investments, New Hampshire native Samuel Yarnold and his wife Alice bequeathed over $800,000 in scholarship funds for New Hampshire residents.

HAMPSTEAD — The Principal at Hampstead Middle School has announced the following students have been named to the Honor Roll for the second quarter.

KINGSTON/NEWTON — Thank you to all of the community members who attended the first Deliberative Session on February 5. It was a great meeting with spirited comments and multiple points of view.

The Kingston Fire Department Auxiliary is offering a $500.00 scholarship, to a resident of Sanborn Regional School District, who has been accepted into a program of medical-related studies, fire science, or law enforcement. For more information, contact Ms. Diane Voss at 603-642-3611.

DURHAM — Get Writing Now! Poetry, prose, or non-fiction - any kind of illustrated story can be entered in the NHPBS Kids Writers Contest!

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HAVERHILL, MA — Original poetry, promoting an understanding of peace, is being sought for Northern Essex Community College’s 12th annual Peace Poetry Contest and Reading.

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EAST KINGSTON — The East Kingston Elementary School Board will co-host a presentation by Attorney John Tobin and former State Representative Doug Hall of the NH School Funding Fairness Project on the topic of School Funding & Property Taxes in New Hampshire on Tues., March 3 at 6:00 p.m.…

NEWTON/KINGSTON — Newton and Kingston voters will be asked to approve the School District’s sale of the Sanborn Seminary Building and other buildings on the old Kingston campus at the voting booths on March 10. Details are still being negotiated. According to the Superintendent:

The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) at East Kingston Elementary School hosted its second annual Chili Cook-off at the school, 5 Andrews Lane. First time participants Adrianne Cook, left, serves up her “secret recipe” which soon may be famous.

ATKINSON – The Atkinson Lions are pleased to announce the 2020 Atkinson Lions Community Service Awards. $1,000 cash awards are given each year to the two Atkinson high school seniors who best demonstrate a commitment to serving others.

NEWTON/KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional School District School Board is asking in its proposed Warrant Articles 9 and 10 that the voters permit them again this year to set aside $50,000 for the Capital Reserve Fund and $75,000 for the unanticipated Education Expense Reserve Fund.

PLAISTOW — Timberlane Regional Middle School held the 36th annual Spelling Bee on January 9. Close to 1,200 students participated in preliminary spelling bee rounds leading up to the school-wide Spelling Bee sponsored by Atkinson Lions Club. Held at the Performing Arts Center, twelve finalis…

EPPING —Epping High School announces its Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2019/2020 school year. Congratulations to the following students.

EPPING — Epping Elementary welcomes the families of students who will be age five on or before September 30, 2020, to join for the important first steps of preparing for Kindergarten. Drop by the Epping Elementary School cafeteria anytime on Mon., April 6 between 5:30-7:00 p.m.

KINGSTON — The family and friends of Gina (Nason) Trafton have established a $500 scholarship for a student graduating from Sanborn Regional High School. Gina passed away unexpectedly this past July. She was a long-time resident of Kingston. She was a hard-working, creative woman who spent c…

KINGSTON/NEWTON — If your child will be five years old by September 30, 2020, and you are a resident of Kingston or Newton, he or she should register for full-day kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Women’s Civic Club is granting three $750.00 scholarships to members of the 2020 graduating class. Additionally, a fourth scholarship will be granted in the amount of $750.00 anonymously donated in the names of Venice and Loretta. Winners must be a resident of Atkinso…

KINGSTON — The Kingston Fire Department Auxiliary is offering a $500.00 scholarship to a resident of the Sanborn School District who has been accepted into a program of medical-related studies, fire science or law enforcement.

KINGSTON/NEWTON —Thank you to all of the community members who attended the first Deliberative Session on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020. It was a great meeting with spirited comments and multiple points of view.

NEWTON/KINGSTON — For the first time, this year the voters of the Sanborn Regional School District are being asked to approve a Contract for raises for most of the School Administrators. Twelve of the sixteen School Administrators have joined the Teamsters Union.

The following students have been named to Emerson College's Dean's List for the Fall 2019 semester: Jenny Ferm of Raymond, majoring in Journalism, Kevin Serrano of Raymond, majoring in Marketing Communications, Hannah Brewitt of Raymond, majoring in Journalism, Jeffrey Pratt of Atkinson, maj…

KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional High School will hold a ceremony to dedicate a missing man table, also known as a fallen comrade table on Wed., March 11 at 1:30 p.m. at the High School. The public is invited. Principal Brian M. Stack, and School Resource Officer Dan Doyle of the Kingston Pol…

KINGSTON — The family and friends of Gina (Nason) Trafton have established a $500 scholarship for a student graduating from Sanborn Regional High School. Gina passed away unexpectedly this past July. She was a long-time resident of Kingston. She was a hard-working, creative woman who spent c…

KINGSTON — The Kingston Fire Department Auxiliary is offering a $500.00 scholarship to a resident of the Sanborn School District who has been accepted into a program of medical-related studies, fire science or law enforcement.

Congratulations to the following local students who graduated from the University of New Hampshire in December 2019: Devon Greer of Raymond, Alyssa LeClair of Raymond, Mindy Richardson of Atkinson, Justin Winship of East Hampstead, Nicholas Ferreri of East Kingston, Sarah Mahoney of East Kin…

The staff and students at the Daniel J. Bakie School had the pleasure of working with the mosaic artist, Lizz VanSaun of Kast Hill Studio. The idea of featuring Kingston’s proud history through an artist in residency took shape last year in planning for the town’s 325th celebration. Ms. VanS…

PLAISTOW — Timberlane Regional School District (TRSD) Warrant Article 7 is asking if Timberlane should withdraw from SAU 55. Come find out why the Withdrawal Committee proposed withdrawal and the State Board of Education approved it.

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