• News for Community

    Monday, December 02, 2019
    The Garrison Players’ Teen Theatre Ensemble (Grades 7-12) will be holding auditions for Louisa May Alcott’s classic, Little Women on Wednesday, December 18 and Thursday, December 19 from 4:30pm-6:00pm. This adaptation is done by Peter Clapham and will be directed by Autumn Allen.To audition, please prepare a 30-60 second monologue or story to share and plan to bring a resume and headshot, if you ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Sunday, December 01, 2019
    The Dover office is hosting a winter sock drive between 2-20. We are excited to partner with our friends at Community Action Partnership of Strafford County this year! What are we doing, and why are we telling you? We need your help for this sock drive! Join us in our effort to collect winter socks for those in need in our community. We have a designated box located in the Leddy Group office: ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 26, 2019
    RiverWoods Durham is hosting a hiring event on Tuesday December 10 from 3-7 pm at the Memorial Union Building at UNH.  This event is open ONLY to LNAs, MNAs, RNs, and LPNs with current active licenses to practice in New Hampshire. There will be light refreshments and on-the-spot interviews.All attendees must RSVP by December 5th through riverwoodsdurham.org/events  
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    Tuesday, November 26, 2019
    DOVER – The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome Wildflower Wax Studio of Dover as a new member. Wildflower Wax Studio offers full body and facial waxing for all as well as lash and brow tinting at their studio in the Washington Street Mill’s Picker Building.  “After 12 years in the industry I have finally opened my own studio,” says Wildflower Wax ...read more
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    Monday, November 25, 2019
    Additional parking restrictions in place on some city streets for winter months   DOVER, N.H. – As winter approaches, the City of Dover reminds motorists to stay informed about storm-related parking bans by signing up for notifications. Beginning last year, parking bans are now determined on a storm-by-storm basis.   When required for snow plowing or cleanup, the Community Services Director ...read more
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    Monday, November 25, 2019
    Garrison Players Arts Center presents Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol as adapted by Tom Frey in cooperation with Ensemble Players.   The production is currently enjoying a completely sold-out run at The Silver Fountain Inn, but some tickets are still available for the performances at the Garrison Players Arts Center.   This version of Charles Dickens tale, adapted by local playwright Tom Frey, ...read more
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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
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    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
    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
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    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
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    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
    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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. 
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