Franklin Savings Bank Partners with Revision Energy

Will upgrade five locations to solar energy

Press release

Franklin Savings Bank (FSB) will partner with Revision Energy to upgrade five of its locations to renewable solar energy in an effort to lessen its reliance on fossil fuels, the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. Solar panels will be installed beginning this month at its Goffstown office followed by Merrimack, Bristol, Gilford, and its […]

Virtual Race Raises $15,000 for Local Food Pantries

Second annual virtual Ultra 1K

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Virtual Race Raises $15,000 for Local Food Pantries

The O’Halloran Group, Keller Williams Lakes and Mountains Realty, held its second annual virtual Ultra 1K road race throughout the month of May. The goal of the event was to raise funds and awareness in support of three area food pantries: Kearsarge Lake Sunapee (KLS) Community Food Pantry, Newport Food Pantry, and Warner Connects NH […]

Life Line Offers Affordable Health Screenings with Special Package Pricing 

Franklin Elks Lodge hosts July event

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Residents living in and around Franklin can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Franklin Elks Lodge 1280 will host this community event on July 20. The site is located at 125 South Main Street in Franklin. Screenings can check for: […]

Franklin Savings Bank Purchases Tax Credits to Support Mill City Park

$116,500 closes the funding gap

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Franklin Savings Bank announced that it has purchased $116,500 in Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) tax credits to close the funding gap on the development of Mill City Park at Franklin Falls. Located in the heart of downtown Franklin, the Park will be the first of its kind in New England and will be situated […]

Are German-Style Apprenticeships the Answer?

Originally appeared in NH Business Review

By Liisa Rajala

Foreword: Three years ago, Andover residents Pecco Beaufays and Ken Wells were doing some brainstorming about New Hampshire’s workforce and education challenges. Highland Lake Innkeeper Beaufays and then-Representative candidate Wells shared their perspectives on the linkage between the generational poverty and school funding issues that are so widespread in rural New Hampshire. Ken, a lifelong […]

NHEC Members to Receive Capital Credit Payments

$4 million to be paid back

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For the first time in New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s (NHEC) 82-year history, the company will begin returning a portion of its equity back to current and former members. Current NHEC members will receive their portion of these payments, called capital credits, as a direct bill credit later this summer. NHEC is a not-for-profit, rural electric […]

Opening of “Tack Room For Becky’s Gift” Exceeds Expectations

Business moved to space in Hub

By Linda Barnes

Tack Room For Becky’s Gift had a very successful opening week last month, with many first-time and previous customers visiting our new home in the Andover Community Hub at 157 Main Street. With spring riding lessons and horse summer camps just around the corner, we delighted in outfitting the wee rider crowd, as well as […]

Celebrate Spring and Growth with a Plant from Edward Jones

"Petal Power" supports community vitality

By Charlotte Rivera

Relationships are like plants in that they need to be nurtured to grow and develop. 2020, with its restrictions and social distancing, has been a sort of social “winter” for many; but the wonderful thing about winter is that new life emerges with the Spring. This spring is special, because we’ve all been so over-wintered, […]

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Reduces Electric Supply Rate

The 18 percent reduction started February 1

By Seth Wheeler

 New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s (NHEC) Board of Directors has unanimously approved an 18 percent reduction to the Co-op Power portion of members’ bills effective February 1, 2021. The change will result in an overall bill decrease of over seven dollars for the average residential member using 500 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per month. NHEC typically adjusts its […]

NHEC Commits to Expanding Broadband Coverage

NH Broadband connected 900 members in 2020

Press release

 New Hampshire Electric Co-op’s (NHEC’s) broadband Internet business has a new name – NH Broadband. Since connecting our first 900 members to high-speed Internet late last year, we’ve received hundreds of questions and requests for broadband service from all over NHEC service territory. We’re committed to providing broadband Internet access to all NHEC members who […]

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