Franklin Animal Shelter Reopens After Recent Renovations

Now accepting cat and dog surrenders

Press release

The Franklin Animal Shelter is delighted to announce to the community that we have reopened our doors to the public. The shelter has been closed for renovations since the end of 2021. Thanks to the tireless efforts of our staff, volunteers, and board members we are ready to reopen and ready to continue our mission […]

Kearsarge Area Senior Luncheon Canceled for March

Hope to resume luncheons in April

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Kearsarge Area Senior Luncheon Canceled for March

Out of concern for our seniors, the March 2022 Kearsarge Area Senior Luncheon in Wilmot Center has been canceled. Organizers of the popular senior luncheons hate to disappoint the 40-plus guests who love getting together monthly to share a hot meal and each other’s company.  However, the decision was made to cancel the March Kearsarge […]

Wilmot Farmers Market Plans for Summer 2022 Season

Returning vendors' deadline is March 5

Press release

The Wilmot Farmers Market Board of Directors is busy building the vendor base for another successful summer season. The 2022 season will operate from 9 AM to noon on the Wilmot Town Green every Saturday starting on June 25 and running through September 24.  Returning vendors who submit their applications by Saturday, March 5 are […]

John Benham Receives Franklin’s Citizen of the Year Award

Recognized for support of seniors in community

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John Benham Receives Franklin’s Citizen of the Year Award

Longtime resident and retired local businessman John R. Benham was awarded the Citizen of the Year accolade by the City of Franklin recently.  The award was given in recognition of his limitless dedication in support of seniors in the community. John Benham is a beloved and well-respected figure. His family ties run deep, having enjoyed […]

Granite Foundation Establishes Community College Scholarship Fund

Andover's Pecco Beaufays Retires from Board

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Granite Foundation Establishes Community College Scholarship Fund

The Granite Foundation recently partnered with the Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges to endow a $25,000 scholarship. The first award(s) will be made to students in the 2022-2023 academic year. The new Granite Foundation Scholarship Fund provides scholarship assistance to full or part-time students attending any of New Hampshire’s seven community colleges. Eligible students […]

COA Chapin Senior Center – February 2022 Program Schedule

Press release

February 2022 Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Indoor Walking at Proctor Academy’s Field House – 8:30 – 10 AM Enjoy year-round walking without worrying about the weather. Please walk in clean, dry footwear. You are encouraged to walk with a partner. Please visit the COA registration area in the field house to complete a wavier form […]

South Danbury Church News, February 2022

Press release

During the unpredictable COVID surge and February’s wintry weather, please check the South Danbury Church Facebook page each week for news about Sunday worship services and other church events.  We had such a happy time with Santa’s visit in December that (weather permitting) we plan to have an outdoor Valentine-themed drive-by donation event – “Love […]

South Danbury Church News January 2022

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South Danbury Church News January 2022

Thank you to everyone who supported and participated in South Danbury Church activities in 2021!  During the year, the church was fortunate to have several COVID-compliant events: an Easter Sunrise service in April, a Summer Happy Hour in July, an Autumn Happy Hour and Pie Sale in October, and a Holiday Happy Hour in November. […]

Peabody Place Gets Fundraising Help from Newly Formed Auxiliary

Group formerly helped Franklin Hospital

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Peabody Place Gets Fundraising Help from Newly Formed Auxiliary

Peabody Place, Franklin, announces the formation of the Peabody Auxiliary, comprising a well-connected professional group of women interested in promoting and supporting the mission of this senior living community in the Lakes Region.   Peabody Place represents the transition of the older Peabody Home; a beloved post-war mansion on Central Street, where seniors from the […]

Franklin Animal Shelter Hires New Shelter Manager

The shelter will be open again soon

By Jeff LeBlanc

The Board of Directors of the Franklin Animal Shelter is pleased to announce that we have hired a new Shelter Manager to oversee operations.  After reviewing various candidates, the Board has unanimously promoted Krista Hebert to the position of Shelter Manager.  Previously, Krista was serving as Interim Shelter Manager while the search was being conducted. […]

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