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    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    The Rochester Performance & Arts Center will host a Mother’s Day Dance Party for children and families on Saturday, May 12th from 1-4pm. “We want to throw a party the entire family can enjoy! Why not celebrate our Moms at the same time? This is a great opportunity for everyone to get together and enjoy this space as a community. We plan to host a family dance party every month going forward.” said ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    NH’s Only Community Supported Fishery and Restaurant Supported Fishery increases Seafood offerings to support Regional Seafood Harvesters   New Hampshire Community Seafood will start their sixth season of their Community Supported Fishery (CSF) and Restaurant Supported Fishery (RSF) by offering a variety of diverse regional seafood to both their consumer and restaurant customers. The CSF, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    The Rochester Performance & Arts Center presents Dorks in Dungeons, an internationally renowned fantasy/improv troupe on Saturday, May 12th at 8pm. Dorks first formed in 2012 at the Players’ Ring during a small weekend festival focused on alternative theatre events. Over the next three years, the show continued to perform monthly, moving to the Seacoast Rep in 2013 as part of the Red Light Series ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    Portsmouth Christian Academy has received a second national award from The Christian Education Charitable Trust (CECT), a division of the Tennessee-based Maclellan Foundation, to fund an Outdoor Classroom on the Bellamy River. The $50,000 matching grant follows an initial round of start-up funding awarded in 2016 that enabled PCA to launch an innovative STEM program for monitoring the health of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    The Rochester Performance & Arts Center is teaming up with local elementary schools to showcase beautiful and unique artworks from students living in the Rochester area. "The elementary art educator team in Rochester felt strongly that our childrens' work should be shared with the community.  We collectively teach over one thousand children in grades one through five, and wonderful artmaking is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    Unearthed in the Mahenge region of Tanzania in late 2015, the lotus garnet only made its U.S. debut last year at the Tucson Gem Show. Now this rare gemstone is coming to the Seacoast and will be on display in loose cut stones and finished jewelry exclusively at Jewelry Creations for a three-day event; May 3-5.  The amount of rough raw material is unknown, and each pocket of production is small. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    IMMEDIATE JOB OPENINGS!  Opportunities in the Portsmouth, Seacoast and surrounding areas.  Apply online today or walk-in to our Portsmouth office!  BRENTWOOD: MACHINE OPERATORS- A Manufacturing Company in Brentwood is seeking motivated individuals to join their team. This is a Full Time, 1st or 2nd shift position with over time available! Great benefits upon perm hire!  DOVER: TEST SCORERS- A ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    Ahoy Matey!  All hands on deck!  The pirate ship GoodSpeed is about to set sail for the high seas in search of treasure!  Join Northeastern Ballet Theatre for “The Pirate and the Gypsy” on May 5 at 7pm and May 6 at 2pm at Oyster River High School to embark on this adventure!  This original Edra Toth ballet was last seen in 2009 and captured the imaginations and hearts of the public in both the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    On Saturday, April 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Dover Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent prescription drug and opioid abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Medications can be brought to the Dover Police Department at 46 Chestnut Street ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    The Somersworth Festival Association  will be sponsoring the 26th Spring Craft Fair at Somersworth High School on May 5  from 9am to 3pm. It is one of the largest Spring craft fairs in the area. The craft fair will feature over 100 of the best crafters in New England. Lots of free parking  where you will be able to shop from our talented crafters to your heart’s content. Delicious food will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 24, 2018
    People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, today announced that it awarded $82,890 in New Hampshire based nonprofits during its first grant cycle of 2018.  Funding was allocated to 12 nonprofit organizations in support of activities that ranged from basic needs services and affordable housing initiatives, to education and workforce development programs. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) recognized Service Credit Union (SCU) for being among the best at saving its members money. The credit union received the CUNA Benefits of Membership Award.CUNA determined that each member household at SCU saved an average of $412 this past year compared to the same services from banks in its region.The CUNA Benefits of Membership Award recognizes ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    Enthusiastic volunteers are essential to the success of the Association for Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH) and the historic Colonel Paul Wentworth House.  All ARCH volunteers – past, present and potential – are cordially invited to a free Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast at the Colonel Paul Wentworth House on Saturday, April 28 from 8 to 10 am. There are some exciting events planned for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    Northway Bank is proud to name Tyler Pond as Branch Manager of its Concord location. In his role, Tyler will be responsible for cultivating and strengthening relationships within the Concord community, offering the highest level of customer service, and providing advice, strategies, and solutions for Northway Bank’s customers. Tyler brings four years of banking expertise and professional ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Museum of Art, UNH, Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition and Senior Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Durham, NH - The Museum of Art will be exhibiting emerging artists from the UNH Department of Art and Art History April 13-May 18, 2018. The Master of Fine Arts Thesis, Senior Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions celebrate the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    Come out and celebrate spring and sculpture set in a NH vineyard. Join the Friends of Bedrock Gardens'  International Sculpture Day Celebration, joining events held in over 20 countries. Experience the work of Jill Nooney, Bedrock Gardens' Co-Founder and Sculptor along with a dozen sculptors from around the region set against the beautiful agritourism setting of Flag Hill Vineyards. Visit with the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Jewelry Creations is proud to host number one Amazon Best Selling Author, Barbara Davis, for a book signing event at the store on May 3rd from 5-7pm. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase “When Never Comes;” Davis’s fifth novel, meet the author herself and have a copy of the book signed. Jewelry Creations will donate $10 of every book sold to Davis’ favorite charity; St. Jude’s Children ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    A senior living facility under construction in Gilford is slated to become the state’s first affordable housing project to meet the Passive House performance standard. Construction of Gilford Village Knolls III (GVK III) is approximately 65% complete and is scheduled to be finished in July. The Lakes Region project will feature 24, one-bedroom, affordable senior apartments with a 104.92-kilowatt ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Holy Rosary Credit Union (HRCU) held their 56th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 14th at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish in Rochester, New Hampshire. Nearly 150 members and guests joined HRCU for a night of awards, speeches and dinner. Guest speakers included CCUA President and CEO Paul Gentile, New Hampshire Banking Commissioner Jerry Little, and Stephen Roy, CEO of Tricorp Federal Credit ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Human Resource Partners (HRP) is pleased to announce the addition of Jess Garvey to their team.  Jess brings 15 years of experience in supporting business operations through Human Resources, and takes great pride in partnering and building relationships with leadership and frontline staff.  Her experience, which includes serving as Regional HR Manager for a Fortune 500 Company, and also working ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
         April school vacation is almost here, and the Dover Public Library has events planned for each day that week.       On Monday, April 23 from 2-4pm join us for Messy Art. Kids will love it because they get to create with lots of unique materials, and parents will love it because the mess won’t be in their house. We plan to be outside so dress accordingly.        Our Snap Circuit sets and all ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
    State dignitaries and Service Credit Union (SCU) members praised the credit union for its exemplary service and community involvement during Service Credit Union’s 61st Annual Meeting held recently at its Corporate Offices on Lafayette Road. New Hampshire Governor Christopher Sununu commended the credit union for its community-driven vision. “Every time there’s an issue, you pick up the phone and ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Sunday, April 01, 2018
    Acupetvet teams up with Alfred-Waterboro Veterinary Hospital to discuss the benefits of alternative treatments for pets with pain or inflammation. Topics covered: Acupuncture and Cold Laser Therapy, Nutrition and Supplements that decrease inflammation Free seminar! Free Raffles! Light Refreshments will be provided,  Speaker: Dr Tasha Wilson     - Dr Tasha Wilson is a NH veterinarian who has ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, March 30, 2018
    NH Children’s Trust is pleased to present “Bringing the Protective Factors Framework to Life in Your Work” in  Durham on Saturdays April 7 and 21 and in Derry on Thursdays June 14 and 21. Sessions run 8:30 – 4:30   The training is approved for 13.5 CEU’s by NASW- NH Chapter, and the Board of Certified Guardians ad Litem, and qualifies for contact hours for nurses in related fields, and for ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, March 30, 2018
    Project SEARCH is a school-to-work program for students with developmental and physical disabilities founded at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in 1996 and is now nationwide and in England and Australia. Through a total workplace immersion, Project SEARCH (www.projectsearch.us) facilitates a seamless combination of classroom instruction, career exploration, and on-the-job training and support ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, March 29, 2018
    Maureen Cavanagh, founder of Magnolia Beginnings and author of the newly released book, “if you love me,” will share her story and experience about being a mother who suddenly finds herself on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic, Thursday, April 12th at 6 p.m. at the Dover SOS Recovery Community Center at 4 Broadway.  Hosted by SOS Recovery Community Organization (SOSRC)), and the family ...read more
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    Keene, NH --- An affordable housing property in the Monadnock region is moving closer toward its goal of converting to 100% renewable energy by 2035. Keene Housing (KH) is under contract with ReVision Energy to incorporate solar electricity at its Harper Acres property, enabling savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars in energy costs. Built in 1968, Harper Acres consists of 112, mostly studio ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Work Opportunities Unlimited Names New ControllerDOVER, N.H., March 27, 2018—Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU), a community-based employment service provider specializing in placing job seekers with barriers to employment and parent company to Leddy Group, is pleased to announce that Marcia Welsh has been promoted to vice president and controller for the organization, effective immediately. Ms. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    The Certified Public Accounting firm of Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, Professional Association is pleased to welcome three new employees to its professional staff. Sydney Baker and Julia Vrucinic have been hired as staff accountants and Sarah Scheffer joins the firm as Marketing Coordinator. A resident of Center Conway, New Hampshire, Sydney Baker works out of the Wolfeboro and North Conway ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    For the first and only time, the Rochester Opera House will design and release a special edition Rochester-themed board game, based on Monopoly. They are calling it ‘ ochester-Opoly’. This professionally manufactured game will center around the City of Rochester and the people that make it such a great place to live.  “Monopoly has been a staple for family game nights across America since 1935. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, March 05, 2018
    The Dover Public Library is looking for creative Dover residents, Dover students, or Dover Public Library cardholders to enter our annual “Peeps Show” Contest this April. Here’s how it works: Build a diorama using Peeps of any color or species in a standard size shoe box. The theme is anything literary; recreate a scene from your favorite book, play, or poem. The first 8 entries will receive a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, February 26, 2018
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, February 02, 2018
    Federal Savings Bank (FSB), a community bank headquartered in Dover, New Hampshire, announced the retirement of President and Chief Executive Officer James J. “Jay” O’Neill, Jr. at its annual Board of Directors meeting held on January 25, 2018. In conjunction with this announcement, the Board named current Chief Financial Officer James. R. Brannen President of the Bank. Mr. O’Neill, who has ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018
    In its continuing efforts to enhance member experience and provide innovative banking tools, Service Credit Union is now providing its members free access to their FICO® Scores. This includes key factors affecting their scores and general information on credit scores.   The scores, which will be updated quarterly, are available through Service Credit Union’s secure online banking service and on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Portsmouth Christian Academy (PCA) is launching a Variable Tuition Program, putting private Christian education within financial reach for more families. PCA leadership believes that economic diversity enriches the educational opportunity for all families in the Seacoast area, and is excited to enhance its enrollment program in this way. “This new program allows greater access to more families ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, June 18, 2015
    Rochester, NH (June 16, 2015) – Holy Rosary Credit Union (HRCU) awarded 11 local high school graduates with scholarships for post-secondary education expenses.  The recipients, all graduating seniors, represent three area schools: Spaulding High School, Dover High School and Portsmouth Christian Academy at Dover.   “This class of graduates is talented, bright and very active in their ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Education, Community, General News Article, Press Release