NEWTON — The Newton Recreation Commission is excited to announce its Winter Essay Contest Winners. The contest is for Grades 3-12 in three categories:

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PORTSMOUTH — Strawbery Banke is pleased to offer a Virtual Archaeology Field School from Mon., June 21 through Fri., July 2.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Women’s Civic Club Is pleased to grant three $500 college scholarships to members of the 2021 graduating class.

EPPING — It is that time of year! Epping Elementary School is starting to plan for incoming kindergarten students. They will have a registration event for parents/guardians on April 14 from 5:30 -7:00 p.m. which will include a brief overview and classroom tour.

EPPING — It is that time of year! Epping Elementary School is starting to plan for incoming kindergarten students. They will have a registration event for parents/guardians on April 14 from 5:30 -7:00 p.m. which will include a brief overview and classroom tour.

ARLINGTON, VA — For parents of high school students, SAT scores are a huge deal. With college admissions and scholarships on the line, paying for tutors and test prep materials may be worth the price. But watch out for con artists eager to take advantage of this. Scammers – with access to ki…

SANDOWN — The Sandown Lions Club is pleased to announce that they will once again be sponsoring a scholarship award for the 2020-2021 school year. This scholarship, honoring the memory and legacy of Lion Eleanor Bassett, will be awarded to a graduating high school senior residing in the town…

Newton EMD Larry Foote and Deputy EMD Trisha McCarthy assisted in coordinating the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the Sanborn Regional High School. Teachers, staff, and bus personnel, from the schools in Fremont, Kingston and Newton signed up for the vaccine with over 300 vaccines being given ou…

LAWRENCE, MA — Central Catholic high school has announced the following local students have been named to the Honor Roll for the second term of the 2020-21 school year.

EPPING — It is that time of year! Epping Elementary School is starting to plan for incoming kindergarten students. They will have a registration event for parents/guardians on April 14 from 5:30 -7:00 p.m. which will include a brief overview and classroom tour.

EXETER — The Exeter Rotary Club is pleased to announce the availability of several scholarships to Exeter area students of all ages to further their education. The Exeter Rotary Scholarship awards have been part of local school scholarship programs for many years.

Benjamin Brown of Atkinson has earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Brown was among approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students who earned their degrees during the Fall 2020 semester and were recognized during the Institute's 259th Commencement exercises December 11-12, 2020. The following local students were named to the College of the Holy Cross' Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement during the Fall semester of the 2020-21 academic year: Christian Boire of Exeter, Hunter Saxton of Brentwood, and Emma Cerrato of Exeter. James Madison University is pleased to announce that the following local students made the President's List for the Fall 2020 semester: Alyssa DiPalermoof Brentwood and Stephanie Pirger of East Kingston. Allyson Viens of Hampstead achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA during the Fall 2020 semester, earning a spot on the Provost's List at Hofstra University. Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. Grahm Larkhamof Hampstead, a Northeastern University student majoring in computer science, was recently named to the University's Dean's List for the Fall semester, which ended in December 2020. Erin Grady of Plaistow and Micaela Rich of Exeter have been named to the Dean's List at Dean College for the Fall 2020 semester. The following local students have been named to the Fall 2020 President's List at Husson University: Ashley M. Silva of Atkinson, Molly E. Cuvellier of Brentwood, Peter Harrison Lendrum of Exeter, and Molly Johana Breslin of Newton. Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. The following local students were recently named to the University's Dean's List for the Fall semester: Chase Klingaman of Atkinson, Nicholas Payne of Brentwood, Alexis Howard of Danville, and Vanita Fitzwater of Exeter. Worcester Polytechnic Institute is pleased to announce the following local students have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester: Jacob Adams of Plaistow, Brigid Auclair of Raymond, Michael Clements of Brentwood, Brian Desjardins of Atkinson, Emma Geary of Atkinson, Lauren Herchenroder of Plaistow, Andrew Hunt of Kingston, Michael Laiof East Hampstead, John Martel of East Kingston, Megan McCoole of Epping, Taylor Paradis of Exeter, Meghan Sailer of Kensington, Marilyn Senger of Danville, Peter Springer of Danville, Evan Vadeboncoeur of Brentwood, Brian Wilkinson of Hampstead. Makayla Ham of Exeter and Christopher Scamman of East Kingston have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester at James Madison University.  

Benjamin Brown of Atkinson has earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Brown was among approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students who earned their degrees during the Fall 2020 semester and were recognized during the Ins…

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KINGSTON — Sanborn Regional Drama Club is pleased to present “Bright Star” Concert Version on March 12 and 13 at 7:00 p.m. and March 14 at 2:00 p.m. Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony®-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s “Bright Star,” tells a sweeping …

HAMPSTEAD — The Principal of Hampstead Middle School is pleased to announce the following students have been named to the Honor Roll for the second quarter.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Historical Society is granting two $500 scholarships to high school graduates, Class of 2021. The scholarships are given in memory of Fred and Martha MacDonald, long-time residents of Atkinson. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021.

KINGSTON — The family and friends of Gina (Nason) Trafton are offering a $500 scholarship for a student graduating from Sanborn Regional High School. Gina was a long-time resident of Kingston. She was a hard-working, creative woman who spent countless hours volunteering her time at Sanborn t…

EAST KINGSTON — If your child will be five years old by September 30, 2021 (DOB 10/1/15 through 9/30/16) and you are a resident of East Kingston, he or she is eligible for full day Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.

KINGSTON/NEWTON — If your child will be five years old by September 30, 2021, and you are a resident of Kingston or Newton, he or she should register for full-day kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year. Please go to our website at http://www.sau17.org/3/home and click on the 2021-2022 ki…

At Worcester Polytechnic Institute, all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology to addresses an important societal need or issue. Brian Desjardins of Atkinson, a member of the class of 22, majoring in Chemical …

DERRY — The Center of Life Management (CLM) announces scholarship opportunities for the community and staff of the mental health center. “These scholarship opportunities will invest in people that will play an important role in the future of mental health services in the community,” explaine…

NEWTON/KINGSTON — Do you know about all the educational options and problem-solving improvements going on at Sanborn?

EPPING — Epping High School announces its Honor Roll for the first semester of the 2020/2021 school year. Congratulations to the following students.

KINGSTON — The Kingston Fire Department Auxiliary Scholarship is open to adults as well as high school seniors. This is a $500.00 scholarship offered to a resident of the Sanborn School District who has been accepted into a program of medical-related studies, fire science or law enforcement.

Emily Carmichael of Atkinson and Kaitlyn Dennehy of Brentwood have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester at Ithaca College.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Historical Society is granting two $500 scholarships to high school graduates, Class of 2021. The scholarships are given in memory of Fred and Martha MacDonald, long-time residents of Atkinson. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021.

NEWTON — The Newton Recreation Commission is excited to announce its Winter Essay Contest. There will be three contests:

CONCORD — OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) at Granite State College recently announced that there will be eighty-one affordable, non-credit courses offered on Zoom during the 2021 spring term which begins on Mon., February 22.

EAST KINGSTON — If your child will be five years old by September 30, 2021 (DOB 10/1/15 through 9/30/16) and you are a resident of East Kingston, he or she is eligible for full-day Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.

PLAISTOW — Registration for the 2021-2022 Timberlane school year opens February 1! Families new to the district or re-enrolling their student in the district, should go to www.timberlane.net and follow the New Student Enrollment link on the right-hand side.

KINGSTON — The Kingston Fire Department Auxiliary Scholarship is open to adults as well as high school seniors. This is a $500.00 scholarship offered 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 —  Calling All High School Graduates from 1975 and prior: Do you have advice or stories from your high school years that you want to share with this year's graduating class at Sanborn Regional High School? Write a letter to SRHS for a graduating senior to read! You can include anyth…

EXETER — Beat the winter doldrums and do something for yourself to start 2021 off right!

KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional Integrated Preschool Program is currently accepting applications for the 2021- 2022 school year for the three-year-old and four-year-old preschool programs. The Preschool is located at the D.J.Bakie Elementary School in Kingston.

KINGSTON/NEWTON — If your child will be five years old by September 30, 2021, and you are a resident of Kingston or Newton, he or she should register for full-day kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year. Please go to our website at http://www.sau17.org/3/home and click on the 2021-2022 ki…

Lasell University is pleased to announce the following local students were recently named to the Fall 2020 Dean's List: Emily Despelteau of Exeter, Molly Graham of Exeter, Ashley Lussier of Epping, and Bailey Klingaman of Atkinson.

PLAISTOW — Registration for the 2021-2022 Timberlane school year opens February 1! Families new to the district or re-enrolling their student in the district, should go to www.timberlane.net and follow the New Student Enrollment link on the right-hand side.

EAST KINGSTON — If your child will be five years old by September 30, 2021 (DOB 10/1/15 through 9/30/16) and you are a resident of East Kingston, he or she is eligible for full-day Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.

Nathaniel Bald of Exeter has been named to the President's List for the Fall 2020 semester at Mount St. Mary's University. This accomplishment was achieved in a challenging environment due to the coronavirus pandemic.

EXETER — Beat the winter doldrums and do something for yourself to start 2021 off right!

DERRY — The Center of Life Management (CLM) announces scholarship opportunities for the community and staff of the mental health center. “These scholarship opportunities will invest in people that will play an important role in the future of mental health services in the community,” explaine…

PLAISTOW — Registration for the 2021-2022 Timberlane school year opens February 1! Families new to the district or re-enrolling their student in the district, should go to www.timberlane.net and follow the New Student Enrollment link on the right-hand side.

KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional Integrated Preschool Program is currently accepting applications for the 2021- 2022 school year for the three-year-old and four-year-old preschool programs. The Preschool is located at the D.J.Bakie Elementary School in Kingston.

KINGSTON/NEWTON — If your child will be five years old by September 30, 2021, and you are a resident of Kingston or Newton, he or she should register for full-day kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year. Please go to our website at http://www.sau17.org/3/home and click on the 2021-2022 ki…

PLAISTOW — Players between the ages of 4-12 from Plaistow are invited to register for the 2021 spring season. Registration will be open until February 1 at www.plaistow.com/recreation.

KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional Integrated Preschool Program is currently accepting applications for the 2021- 2022 school year for the three-year-old and four-year-old preschool programs. The Preschool is located at the D.J.Bakie Elementary School in Kingston.

KINGSTON — A group of Sanborn Regional High School students brought some much-needed cheer to residents of four local long-term care facilities just in time for the holidays.

PLAISTOW — Players between the ages of 4-12 from Plaistow are invited to register for the 2021 spring season. Registration will be open until February 1 at www.plaistow.com/recreation.

HAVERHILL, MA — Parnassus, Northern Essex Community College’s student literary magazine, has received two national awards, making it one of the top magazines of its kind in the country.

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Education has announced that residents interested in taking the high school equivalency exam are now able to register, pay, and schedule their test online. This process previously involved a manual process. The HiSET eRegistration system will provide…

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