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D-HH employees inspire historic multi-million dollar gift

LEBANON – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Trustee Bill Conaty and his wife, Sue, have made a $5.25 million gift commitment to help expand D-HH’s ability to meet the critical needs of the region’s most seriously ill patients. The gift, which is the second-largest in Dartmouth-Hitchcock history, ...

Memo Foundation skate bowl breaks ground at Keyes

MILFORD – The “Memo” foundation, named in memory of Brandon “Memo” Kluz, recently reached a financial goal of $85,000. Brandon’s mother, Monica Kluz said they broke ground on the “Memo Bowl” project at Keyes Field Skate park on Nov. 27 after a rough spell at the onset of the ...

Bakery challenging mask mandate fine

MONT VERNON – The Liberty Defense Fund of New Hampshire, based in Mont Vernon, will support a Bedford bakery in its legal challenge to a fine for violating the Governor’s emergency order requiring face masks. Simply Delicious Baking Co. owner Alexa Firman received a $500 fine by mail last ...

D-H launches mask campaign

NASHUA – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH) has unveiled two new public advocacy campaigns in its ongoing effort to promote mask wearing as one of the strongest components in fighting COVID-19. As more than 11.5 million Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus, increases in ...

Congregational Church of Hollis dedicates ‘Squire Community Patio’

HOLLIS – The Congregational Church of Hollis, U.C.C., celebrated the opening of its new community patio with a private dedication and thanks to Dr. James Squires and his family. The Jim and Jan Squires Community Patio honors long-time residents, Dr. James (“Jim”) and Jan Squires. Dr. and ...

Some GOP House members test positive for COVID-19

DURHAM – Members of the New Hampshire House Republican caucus were exposed to the coronavirus Nov. 20 at McIntyre Ski Area in Manchester and some have tested positive, according to state health officials. But plans are still on to convene all 400 House members and 24 Senate members ...

Kuster elected to again serve as a cice chair for the New Democrat Coalition

The New Democrat Coalition (NDC), re-elected Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) to be a Vice Chair of the Coalition. Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-01) was elected to be the NDC Chair. Reps. Ami Bera (CA-07), Sharice Davids (KS-03), and Scott Peters (CA-52) were also elected to be the next Vice Chairs, and and ...

Santa to arrive by helicopter at Aviation Museum Dec. 12

LONDONDERRY – Santa Claus is coming to town, and he’s arriving by chopper. On Dec. 12, the big guy will land via helicopter at the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire, 27 Navigator Road, in Londonderry. Touchdown is scheduled for 11 a.m. outside the Aviation Museum. The free event is ...

Local musician honors family with song, ‘Abuelo’

HOLLIS – Local musician and Berklee School of Music graduate Fredy Guzman lost his grandfather in late August and decided to pay homage to him with his new single, “Abuelo” (“grandfather” in Spanish). Originally from Lima, Peru, Guzman moved with his family to Hollis in 2002. Two ...

New CARES Act relief fund could help Milford businesses

CONCORD – Governor Sununu has authorized $100 million in CARES Act funds to provide economic support to New Hampshire small businesses through a second round of Main Street relief fund grants (Main Street Relief Fund 2.0). “Based on the very positive feedback we received from that ...

Pro-Trump homes in area get threatening letters

MILFORD – Milford and Brookline police as well as the U.S. Postal service are still looking for suspects who mailed hate letters threatening to burn down people’s homes because their yards had signs supporting President Trump. The typed letters stated, “Dear neighbor, you have been ...

‘Graveside Manor’ still a spooky and scary Halloween destination

NASHUA – Kathy Thomas, hostess of the annual Halloween season must-see haunt “Graveside Manor,” which each October converts her Foxboro Street property into the infamous “Dr. Barlow’s hospital for the criminally insane,” called last week’s opening show “an amazing ...

Nashua’s Winter Holiday Stroll postponed until 2021

NASHUA – The annual Winter Holiday Stroll in Downtown Nashua is a major community event for southern New Hampshire, steeped in local tradition and typically held each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving as a kick-off to the holiday season. The Nashua Winter Holiday Stroll features a wide ...

N.H. sues Monsanto over PCB contamination

New Hampshire filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the agrochemical giant Monsanto over what it says has been widespread PCB pollution in the state. The state alleges Monsanto and two companies that used to be part of Monsanto, Solutia Inc. and Pharmacia LLC, are responsible for contamination of ...

Coronavirus hangs over House race

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas and his Republican challenger Matt Mowers may have wanted to spend the campaign talking about health care, taxes and immigration. But like so many races this year, the coronavirus and President Donald Trump’s response to it has dominated their discussions ...

Mont Vernon Town Hall listed as structure worth investment

MONT VERNON – The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance announced on Tuesday its 2020 “Seven to Save” list, which highlights vulnerable historical resources and has named the Mont Vernon Town Hall as one of those structures worth saving. Other listees needing transformative investment ...

Touchstone Farm makes move to Lyndeborough

LYNDEBOROUGH – Touchstone Farm, an educational and therapeutic not-for-profit that offers programs, summer camps, equine educational workshops and certifications, has announced its permanent move from its former Temple, New Hampshire location to its new home at 223 Old Temple Rd., in ...

Ouellette earns arts education distinction

The Awards Committee of the New Hampshire Art Educators Association recently announced that Hollis-Brookline Middle School Art educator Lynne Ouellette has been named New Hampshire Art Educator of the Year for 2020-2021. Ouellette has been on the faculty at Hollis-Brookline since 2011, ...

Bridges by EPOCH makes memorable wedding day for resident

NASHUA – Bridges by EPOCH Memory Care Assisted Living at Nashua, located at 575 Amherst St., recently turned a memorable moment into a lasting treasure for one of their residents. Bridges by EPOCH Senior advisor Wendy Sage-Matsis and the team at Bridges learned that the daughter of one ...

Bellavance Beverage unveils largest rooftop solar array in N.H.

LONDONDERRY – A leading New Hampshire beer distributor, Bellavance Beverage Co., will soon be powered by 3,088 solar panels, offsetting more than 100% of the company’s annual electricity needs while cutting costs and carbon pollution. Bellavance Beverage Co. and friends toasted the new 1.16 ...