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    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    ROCHESTER — Rochester Opera House/RPAC executive director Anthony Ejarque is pleased to announce an exciting collaboration between Upala Yoga & Wellness Arts and the Rochester Performance & Arts Center. Starting December 16th, Upala Yoga & Wellness Arts will relocate their program offerings from their current downtown storefront to RPAC’s Rehearsal Studio, located at 6 Bridge Street in the former ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    The Dover High School Ski Boosters is excited to host the New England premiere of their 2019 movie “Romance” on Thursday, November 21 at 7pm in the state of the art Dover High School Auditorium Theatre.  Tickets are available via the DHS Ski Booster Eventbrite, at the door, or by contacting the Boosters at doverskiboosters@gmail.com.  $5 students, $8 adults, $25 family pack.This high octane, high ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    DOVER, N.H. – The City of Dover Department of Planning and Community Development is now accepting applications from public service agencies, qualified individuals and eligible organizations for grants from the fiscal year 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The fiscal year spans July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.  Applications are available online ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    ROCHESTER, NH – HRCU hosted a CU Senior Safeguard Lunch and Learn at the Rochester Elks earlier this month. The event was sponsored by the Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) and the NH Community Loan Fund. Walt Laskos, CCUA’s SVP of Strategic Communications, led the discussion with a panel of seven other industry experts.   “As financial scams targeting seniors continue to ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    Seacoast, NH — Drs James G. Dinulos and Andrew E. Werchniak of Seacoast Dermatology PLLC announce availability of their new medical reference guide entitled “Dermatology DDX Deck, 3rd Edition.” The new portable tool brings literally thousands of visual images direct to busy front-line providers to assist in quick and accurate dermatologic diagnosis.   As a leading clinical authority and former ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, November 18, 2019
    Dover, NH – Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce that it will once again serve as the Underwriting Sponsor for the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce’s Festival of Trees. The 10th annual Dover Festival of Trees will take place on Friday, December 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Rivermill at Dover Landing. The event is free and open to the public.  Kennebunk Savings President and Chief Executive ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 18, 2019
    On Friday, November 8th, The Fabulous Find, a nonprofit upscale resale boutique in Kittery, ME, received the 2019 Outstanding Non-Profit Corporation Award at the Annual Conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Northern New England Chapter (AFP-NNE).  This award was given in celebration of National Philanthropy Day® (NPD), which is a special day set aside to recognize the great ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Monday, November 18, 2019
    Seacoast, NH — Drs James G. Dinulos and Andrew E. Werchniak of Seacoast Dermatology PLLC announce availability of their new medical reference guide entitled “Dermatology DDX Deck, 3rd Edition.” The new portable tool brings literally thousands of visual images direct to busy front-line providers to assist in quick and accurate dermatologic diagnosis.   As a leading clinical authority and former ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    Boots to Business is a two-step training program developed to introduce all Veterans and transitioning service members to business ownership. This 2-day workshop helps ensure that every participant has access to a standardized entrepreneurship training track and the small business resources in their local communities.  Any veteran, spouse and/or dependent children over 18 are welcome to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    ROCHESTER — The Rochester Opera House is thrilled to revive the musical version of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol! Christmas isn't Christmas without revisiting the beloved tale of the penny-pinching and bad tempered old miser Ebenezer Scrooge and the awakening of his long forgotten festive spirit. This ghostly tale of the Past, Present, and Future is brought to life in this exciting ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    DOVER, NH, November 14, 2019 - The Seacoast Educational Endowment for Dover (“SEED”), a non- profit organization that promotes academic excellence by providing innovation grants to Dover educators, recently partnered with Wentworth-Douglass Hospital to fund CPR/First Aid training at Dover High School.   The donation, valued at $1,036, was given to Health and Wellness teacher Mary Jean Hippern ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    MANCHESTER, NH – In recognition of National Philanthropy Day, People’s United Community Foundation (PUCF), the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, N.A., is proud to recognize its most recent grant recipients in New Hampshire.  During its third and final grant cycle of 2019, People’s United Community Foundation awarded $84,000 to organizations in New Hampshire that are having a positive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    DOVER – The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome Wristies of Rollinsford as a new Chamber member. Wristies manufactures fingerless polyester fleece gloves that keep hands warm and fingers free. Wristies are made from Polartec®, a polyester fleece that breathes, is water repellent, and retains body heat.  “Wristies slip over your wrist and can be ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    DOVER – The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome Tri City Networking as a new member. Tri City Networking is a business networking group that includes business leaders from Dover, Somersworth, and Rochester. All dues monies collected by the organization are donated to local charities.  “Since our formation in 2017 we given back in many ways,” says ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    DOVER – The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome Advance Pump & Filter as a new Chamber member. Advance Pump & Filter is a family-owned business in Lee that has been successfully treating water quality and providing emergency solutions for well pumping problems to residential and commercial customers New Hampshire for more than 40 years.  “Our ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    Joanne Desmond and Sally Dion are uniquely gifted in their respective artistic pursuits and The Art Center in Dover, NH is showing the creative talents of these two women off to perfection in the new exhibition “What Lies Beneath The Surface” on display from November 11th through December 8th.  Desmond and Dion are both printmakers, yet each expresses her work in completely unique ways; unique to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    New Hampshire's own Grammy nominee, Judy Pancoast, is thrilled to announce the publication of her debut novel, "The House on Christmas Street," based on her popular holiday hit. Judy will be at the Dover Public Library on Tuesday, November 26 at 6:30 in support of this new book, just in time for Christmas! Judy will open the program by singing some of her original Christmas songs, and will then ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    Dover400, a committee of residents organizing Dover’s 400th Anniversary, recently debuted its first of five holiday ornaments in celebration of Dover’s 400th birthday. Produced by Hampshire Pewter, the series is limited to only 200 pieces.   Unveiled during Apple Harvest Day, the souvenir showcases Dover’s beloved landmark, the Damn Garrison House. Each year leading up to 2023, a new ornament ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, November 08, 2019
    Rochester, NH: Cornerstone VNA will be hosting a 4-week Holiday Grief Support Group for adults, in a safe and caring environment.  The goal of the group is to help individuals cope with feelings of grief, loss and sadness, which can be especially challenging during the holiday season. The Holiday Grief Support Group will take place on Tuesdays, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on November 26 and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, November 08, 2019
    The Seacoast Educational Endowment for Dover (“SEED”), a nonprofit organization dedicated to lifting academic excellence in Dover schools, recently granted $13,819 in education funding to teachers and administrators in Dover public schools. The grants were spread out across the district.  At Dover High School (“DHS”), science teacher and repeat grant recipient, Amy Poirier, was awarded $1,391 to ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    Strike gold with Great Bay Services at their fourth annual bowl-a-thon.  The family-friendly event will feature raffles, food, fun and of course bowling!  All proceeds support adults with disabilities in the Seacoast.  Join us on Saturday, November 16 at Dover Bowl, 887 Central Ave. Dover, NH.  Bowlers can pick the 10:00am or 12:00pm time slot to bowl.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    Service Credit Union recently introduced changes to its checking and savings products focused on delivering personalized solutions to its members. Among the enhancements are newly introduced Everyday Checking and Dividend Checking accounts, each coming with benefit tiers:  Basic, Direct Deposit, and Direct Deposit+. Tiers are based on a members’ account activity. These accounts feature up to $30 ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, November 01, 2019
    Dover, NH – The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual awards, which will recognize citizen, volunteer, business, and nonprofit of the year. The deadline for nominations is Friday, November 15, 2019.  These awards provide an opportunity for member businesses to celebrate excellence in their organizations and also for the community to recognize a citizen, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    Rollinsford resident Ed Charpentier has been chosen by the Association of Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH) as the 2019 recipient of the ARCH Heritage Award, presented annually to a person who has made significant contributions to the preservation of the history, heritage and culture of Rollinsford and the lower Salmon Falls region. The award will be presented at the organization’s annual ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    HRCU was recognized with the Above & Beyond Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) earlier this month. They were nominated for this honor by HRCU Systems Administrator Daniel West, who also serves as a Technical Sergeant in the Rhode Island Air National Guard. The Above and Beyond Award is presented by ESGR State Committees to recognize employers at the local level who ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    Cornerstone VNA today announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2019 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. The ranking is developed by ABILITY® Network, a leading ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    The Seacoast Educational Endowment of Dover (“SEED”), a non-profit organization that promotes academic excellence by providing innovation grants to Dover educators, is pleased to announce Kennebunk Savings has pledged $1,000 to help fund grant awards for ground-breaking learning projects to be implemented across the Dover school district.            Kennebunk Savings donates 10% of its after-tax ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, October 28, 2019
          Join us at the Dover Public Library as we celebrate Family Literacy Month. National Family Literacy Day®, celebrated across the U.S., focuses on special activities and events that showcase the importance of family literacy programs. First held in 1994, the annual event is officially celebrated on November 1, but many events are held throughout the month of November. Schools, libraries, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, October 10, 2019
    Two new exhibitions The Odyssey Project: An Old Story for Modern Times and Emily Mason: To Another Place will be on view at the Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire October 24 - December 14, 2019. A reception takes place on Wednesday, October 30, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. The Museum of Art and programs are open to the public free of charge. Additionally, the Department of Theatre and Dance will ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, September 27, 2019
    Members of Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce approved the nominations of two new board members at the organization’s annual meeting on September 24. Michael Mengers of University of New Hampshire Professional’s Development & Training, and Renee Touhey-Childress of the Dover Children’s Home, will begin their first three-year terms effective immediately. Dennis Burke of Mr. Electric and Jeffrey ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Every third Wednesday of the month Harmony Homes hosts their Heart to Heart Support Group. The program begins at 5:00pm and is held at their facility at 40 Briggs Way in Durham. This is open to all families and friends of those impacted by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. 
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release