Franklin’s Medication Collection Box Nets Over 2,000 Pills

Helping keep prescription drugs off the streets

Press release

In May of 2012, the Franklin Mayor’s Drug Task Force, in collaboration with the Franklin Police Department, the Franklin Fire Department, and LRGHealthcare installed a permanent Medication Collection and Disposal Box in the lobby of the Franklin Police Department. The Medication Collection box was installed to address the vital public health and safety issue of […]

Danbury Winter Market Ends with Antique Sock-Knitting Machine

Press release

Saturday, April 6 marks the last Winter Market of the season for Blazing Star Grange in Danbury. Open from 9 AM to 1 PM, the market has two floors of vendors with a wide array of products. A hot breakfast of egg, sausage, and cheese on a muffin is served with coffee or another beverage. […]

Church Supper in Wilmot

April 12 at the First Congregational Church

Press release

The First Congregational Church in Wilmot Center will serve a pork  supper on Friday night, April 12, in the church’s new gathering room.  Along with the pork, roast potatoes, applesauce, and cole slaw will be served, with fruit crisp for dessert. Cost is $10 per person, or $5 for children under 12. There will be […]

Franklin Animal Shelter Presents: Zoey

Lab-Corgi mix is “an absolute love”

Franklin Animal Shelter Presents: Zoey

Meet Ms. Zoey! Zoey is a Lab-Corgi mix. She is spayed, house broken, and she is current on all her vaccinations. Zoey is an absolute love! She has a sweet demeanor and is always anxious to please. She is very affectionate and she loves attention. She enjoys playing with her squeaky toys and loves going […]

Cat and Dog Rabies Clinic at Franklin Fire Station

$12 for a rabies shot on March 30

Press release

A rabies clinic is being offered by the City of Franklin and the Franklin Veterinary Clinic on Saturday, March 30, from 2 to 4 PM at the Franklin Fire Station, 59 West Bow Street, Franklin. All dogs must be on a leash, and all cats must be in a carrier. The fee for a rabies […]

New London Hospital Joins Accountable Care Organization

Press release

New London Hospital (NLH) is pleased to announce that NLH providers are participating, in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), in a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO). The D-H Health CMS Pioneer ACO is designed to improve the experience and quality of care as well as reduce costs for Medicare patients. An ACO is a group of […]

LRGHealthcare Completes Record United Way Campaign

Press release

The employees of LRGHealthcare have completed their main fundraising drive for the United Way, setting a record of $122,500 for the organization. Central New Hampshire’s largest healthcare organization and its employees have raised a collective five-year total of over $610,500 in support of the community, demonstrating their daily commitment to improve the health and well-being […]

Indian Museum Presents Talk On Heirloom Plants

Press release

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum presents a talk by Anne Miller of the Vermont and New Hampshire Seed Savers Organization on Native American heirloom plants – how to grow them in your garden, and how to save their seeds. The talk is Saturday, March 9 at 1 PM with a snow date of Sunday, March 10 […]

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Discussion of Solar Energy

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Colby-Sawyer College’s Environmental Science and Environmental Studies third-year students will host “Solarize Your Community: A Presentation by ReVision Energy.” The event is the latest installment of the college’s Sustainable Living Series, a cooperative, community-based research project to help build the infrastructure for a Transition Town initiative in the Kearsarge Valley. Focusing on the role of […]

Kearsarge Transition Initiative Launches Community Happiness Survey

Press release

Can you measure happiness? Kearsarge Valley Transition Initiative thinks so. In association with HappyCounts.org, it is releasing the first comprehensive survey of happiness in the Kearsarge region, as part of the Community-Based Research Project class at Colby-Sawyer College. “This survey is comprehensive and based on what is important and relevant to our lives,” says Harvey […]

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