DANVILLE — Since students can’t visit colleges this summer, Nancy Steenson, College Admissions Coach, is announcing a weekly series of free Zoom presentations on college admissions topics, with guests from different colleges and universities each week. These reps read applications and make a…

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Brian Wilkinson of Hampstead, a member of the class of 2021 majoring in mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense research project titled “Management Strategies for Harmful Algal Blooms in Worcester, MA”.

KINGSTON — Sanborn Regional High School is pleased to report an update on the $9,770 STEM grant, from the Toshiba America Foundation (TAF), used to purchase an Allevi 3D Bioprinter. These funds will support the “Find a Fungi, Print a Parasite” project to increase biotechnology skills/literac…

KINGSTON/NEWTON — Sanborn Regional High School would like to announce the following students of the Class of 2020 who recently graduated with honors distinctions.

NEWTON/KINGSTON — The Newton Planning Board met via freeconferencecall.com on Tuesday June 9, to discuss plans to reopen Public Hearings. Chairman Roger Hamill introduced the topic by asking for input from the members. There are currently 5 applications for zoning approval that are pending, …

NEWTON/KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional School District School Board met on Wednesday, June 3, by remote access. Top agenda items were setting School Board goals for the coming year, and making sure technology needs for the District are met.

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Check out this salute to the graduating class of Sanborn Regional High School, as it appeared in the Thursday, June 11, edition of the Carriage Towne News.

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KINGSTON — MacCullum Twiss, son of Kelli Twiss of Kingston and Daniel Twiss of Peabody, MA, recently graduated from Granite State Arts Academy in Salem. MacCullum was the Vice President National Honor Society and TriM (Music honor society) and Founder and Co-Captain of GSAA's First Tech Chal…

Ella May MacDonald of Exeter received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Clarkson University in May.

Colby-Sawyer College recently recognized 283 students for outstanding academic achievement during the 2020 Spring semester. Local students honored include: Cameron Carey of Newton, Jennifer Walsh of Kensington, Kailey Landry of Kensington, and Jessica Wilson of Hampstead.

DANVILLE — Nancy Steenson, College Admissions Coach, will be presenting “College Admissions in the Age of Coronavirus,” over Zoom, for free, to anyone who is interested, on an ongoing basis. The presentation is geared to 8th-11th grade students and their parents. In addition to presenting wa…

KINGSTON/NEWTON — Both the Budget Committee and the School Board for the Sanborn Regional School District have held meetings this Spring to organize, close out the current fiscal year, and begin planning for the coming fiscal year, that begins July 1.

Luke Botticelli has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire and earned Highest Honors for the Fall 2019 semester. Luke is a Biochemistry major and the son of Alfred Botticelli, Jr. of Newmarket and Catherine Botticelli of Kingston.

On the ground or in the air, graduating seniors in the Class of 2020 are being honored in many ways. Giant pictures are appearing on utility poles (see Molly) in East Kingston, above, and others on ground level. Although COVID-19 has changed life as we knew it, we’ll handle this…together.

NORTH CONWAY — To assist parents and children learning at home during this Pandemic Crisis, the Resilience Counseling & Training Center (RCTC) has posted a free packet of Social-Emotional Learning Activities For Parents. The fifteen activities are designed to assist parents in actively t…

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Lions are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Community Service Awards; Grace Hurni and Donovan Kelley, both seniors at Timberlane Regional High School.

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.

DURHAM — The New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education's "Civics 603" supplements middle to high-school (7-12th grade) students’ education on the Bill of Rights, the three branches of government, and civil discourse.

Kayla Johnson from Fremont recently received a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). Majoring in Food Science (AGLS), Johnson will join a network of 46,000 CALS alumni sharing their talents and making a difference around the world.

Sanborn Regional High School Principal Brian Stack, school resource officer Dan Doyle of the Kingston Police Department, and POW/MIA Rolling Thunder and local veteran representatives assisted in the dedication of a “Missing Man Table” at the school. The memorial is to thank Sanborn graduates…

ATKINSON — Now in its 30th year the Doris and Vivian Horton Scholarship, awarded by Atkinson Congregational Church through its scholarship committee, is accepting applications. The scholarship is for students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of college for the upcoming academ…

DURHAM — The New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education's "Civics 603" supplements middle to high-school (7-12th grade) students’ education on the Bill of Rights, the three branches of government, and civil discourse.

DANVILLE — Nancy Steenson, College Admissions Coach, will be presenting "College Admissions in the Age of Coronavirus," over Zoom, for free, to anyone who is interested, on an ongoing basis. The presentation is geared to 8th-11th grade students and their parents. In addition to presenting wa…

The Seacoast Wind Ensemble (SWE) is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Paul M. Erwin Music Scholarship. This year, four scholarships were awarded, totaling $2,000. Justin Livingston of Plaistow, pictured, a percussionist, is a senior at Timberlane Regional High School and was one…

HOLDERNESS – Squam Lakes Natural Science Center announces its new Virtually Wild School Programs to provide distance learning science education to schools. Virtually Wild School Programs bring a Science Center Naturalist and two live animal ambassadors to a teacher’s virtual classroom.

DANVILLE — Nancy Steenson, College Admissions Coach, will be presenting "College Admissions in the Age of Coronavirus," over Zoom, for free, to anyone who is interested, on an ongoing basis. The presentation is geared to 8th-11th grade students and their parents. In addition to presenting wa…

MANCHESTER — The Founders Academy, an open enrollment chartered public school for grades 6-12 at 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, New Hampshire, is having two Admissions Information Nights for prospective families on Thurs., May 7 at 7:00 p.m. AND Thurs., May 21 at 7:00 p.m.

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LONDONDERRY —Schools are closed and stay-at-home orders remain in place. But why not use technology to fly over the Eiffel Tower and visit other world landmarks?

DANVILLE — Nancy Steenson, College Admissions Coach, will be presenting "College Admissions in the Age of Coronavirus," over Zoom, for free, to anyone who is interested, on an ongoing basis. The presentation is geared to 8th-11th grade students and their parents. In addition to presenting wa…

DANVILLE — Nancy Steenson, College Admissions Coach, will be presenting "College Admissions in the Age of Coronavirus," over Zoom, for free, to anyone who is interested, on an ongoing basis. The presentation is geared to 8th-11th grade students and their parents. In addition to presenting wa…

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Historical Society is granting two $500 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.

MANCHESTER — For the first time in their 20-year history, Nackey S. Loeb School is offering online classes! Check out their offerings, register for one or all!

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Lions wish to remind all Atkinson-resident high school seniors that the deadline for submitting applications for the annual Community Service Awards is Fri., April 24, 2020. Completed applications may be mailed or emailed as indicated on the application, which can be …

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:

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RAYMOND - William Sarofian, of Raymond, N.H., passed away peacefully at the age of 56, May 14, 2020, from heart disease. Bill was born in Haverhill, Mass., and raised In Plaistow, N.H. He worked for many years for his father at Plaistow Drywall. Bill loved fishing especially the Kangamangus …

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