Andover Service Club Reaches Out to Help During Crisis

Help available if you need errands run

Press release

The Andover Service Club, like everyone else, is experiencing an interruption in its regular routine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have had to cancel our monthly meetings until the crisis is past. Likewise, the Thrift and Gift Shop is also closed. During this trying time, when we are mostly confined to our homes, we […]

Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby on Eagle Pond Nets 42 Fish

Andover Fish and Game sponsors annual event

By Gordon Ordway

The Andover Fish and Game Club’s Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby, which was held on Eagle Pond in Wilmot on February 29, went well. Fifty-four kids registered, and 42 fish were caught (18 pickerel, 23 perch, and 1 bass). The trophy winners were: Longest Pickerel, Ella Laroche, 20 1/2″ 2nd Longest Pickerel, Charlie Welch, 18 1/2″ […]

April is National Poetry Day at the Wilmot Public Library

Watch for updates about cancellations due to COVID-19

Press release

The Wilmot Public Library has two special poetry programs planned. On Thursday, April 16 at 7 PM, please join us for An Evening of Jane Kenyon’s Poetry. Local children’s author and friend of Jane, Mary Lyn Ray, will share personal stories of their friendship. Attendees are encouraged to bring a favorite poem of Jane’s to […]

April Services and Events Uncertain for South Danbury Church

COVID-19 leaves schedule up in the air for now

By Linda Wilson
April Services and Events Uncertain for South Danbury Church

Before the COVID-19 crisis, we were anticipating a busy April at the church:  weekly Sunday worship services at 11 AM, followed by refreshments and conversation; the Easter Happy Hour on April 3, our traditional Maundy Thursday service on April 9, the Easter Sunrise service on April 12, and the first event of our Spring Speaker […]

New London Hospital Enacts New Visitation Rules

COVID-19 testing limited to inpatients and health care workers

By Tom Manion, MPA, FACHE, CMPE

Dear Community Members: Each day brings new challenges in our efforts to curb COVID-19 and its impact on our community. We understand and sympathize with the anxiety and stress you and your families are experiencing, because we, here at New London Hospital (NLH), are members of this community. The best way we can support you […]

Lake Sunapee VNA Responding to COVID-19 Challenges

Efforts include screening patients and electronic communications

Press Release

Like so many other community organizations, Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice (LSRVNA) is working hard to meet the daily challenges of COVID-19 throughout the 32 towns it serves. On any given day under normal circumstances, LSRVNA has an average of 625 people on service receiving home health, hospice, palliative, and private care, and the […]

Social Distancing Tutorial Is Given By The Franklin VNA

This protects vulnerable people, not just an individual

Press Release

 Social distancing is avoiding the practice of getting together with other people in groups when possible. If we do need to go out, say to the grocery store or pharmacy, try to keep that visit brief and leave a reasonable zone of personal space around others, six feet if we can. Don’t forget to clean […]

Apply For A Scholarship To Attend The Becoming An Outdoors-Woman Workshop

Learn outdoor skills in a fun, noncompetitive setting

Press release

The Elkins Fish and Game Club is once again asking women in the Kearsarge area who are interested in learning outdoor skills in a fun, noncompetitive setting to apply for a $385 scholarship to the fall Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop. The scholarship is open to any woman age 18 or older who is a […]

March! On The Northern Rail Trail, The Perfect Place to Stay Healthy

Our volunteers are busy with many trail projects

By George Heaton

The month of March brings transition to the Trail.  Hard-pack snow melts to mud. Snowmobiles cede to walkers. And eventually, buds start to appear. It is a hopeful time; a time to use the Trail and contemplate even-better times to come. In this moment of National anguish and transition, the Friends of the Northern Rail […]

New Andover Residents Are Greeted With Welcome Bags

Helpful resources include map, business directory, other

By Caroline Ratzki, Andover Service Club

In these difficult times, as I worry about loved ones and miss the activities we took for granted just a few weeks ago, I am sustained by the strength of our community. I know that if my husband or I were to get sick, there are friends and neighbors who would drop off groceries on […]

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