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NH 'Bans Off Our Bodies' rallies set for Friday night: Here's when and where

PORTSMOUTH — Numerous “Bans Off Our Bodies” rallies have been scheduled across the region and throughout New Hampshire in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending the consitutional right to an abortion. Planned Parenthood New Hampshire Action Fund announced that nine communities across New Hampshire, including three in the Seacoast, will be be held simultaneously Friday at 5 p.m. ...
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NHTI’s ‘Micro Doors for Microcredentials’ Debut in Concord

CONCORD, NH – To expand access to and awareness of the college’s innovative microcredential programs, NHTI–Concord’s Community College has partnered with local businesses during the Intown Concord’s Market Days Festival to promote placement of our “micro doors.” These mini shopfronts are each a few feet tall and contain a QR code that links to more information about specific microcredentials offered at NHTI.
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Seacoast ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rallies at Portsmouth, Dover, Exeter

PORTSMOUTH — Numerous “Bans Off Our Bodies” rallies have been scheduled across the region and throughout New Hampshire in the wake of the US Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to an abortion. Planned Parenthood New Hampshire Action Fund...

Ticks are looking for you, are you checking for them?

As the summer weather beckons people outside, Kaitlyn Morse, founder of a citizen-science organization, warns there is likely something creepy waiting for them to draw near: ticks. Morse founded Bebop Labs, which started working in 2018 to fill in gaps related to public health information. The first gap investigated was...

First laps at Loudon

In my first ever racing experience, I attended the New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s fifth annual “Racing Media Challenge.” The event was used to promote July 15-17, a racing weekend including two NASCAR events.

Combating nursing burnout, one workplace at a time

LACONIA — In Joeline Pike’s 31 years as a nurse and nursing assistant, she has learned to spot her own signs of burnout, which peaked during COVID and its wake: Migraines, sleeplessness, relentless worry about her nursing home patients and co-workers — and wondering how much more she could possibly give.

WATCH: Rochester Rewind (June 2022)

Meeting Highlights from the Rochester Government Channel. Including links to video and agenda. Agenda items included: Public Input, Monthly Reports – Operations, Administration, and Correspondence. Click here to see the agenda. The Codes & Ordinance Committee did not meet in June. Agenda items included: Public Input, several New Applications/...

Give Back NH: The Mayhew Program

This week, we visit Mayhew Island in Bristol to learn more about how the Mayhew Project, a program for at-risk boys, brings new meaning to the phrase "island life." It's been really interesting to move through the program: start as a boy, go and work in the kitchen when I turned 14, help and make food, prep, wash dishes, and then come out as a counselor and be the role model for these boys that I looked up to when I was a boy.

Amateur Radio Field Day at Garrison Hill

DOVER — Ham radio operators from the Great Bay Radio Association will assemble on the weekend of June 25 and June 26 at the top of Garrison Hill to participate in their annual Amateur Radio Field Day. The event has been held every year since it was organized in 1933 by ARRL, the National Association for Amateur Radio in the United States.

Reaction Is Forceful in N.H. To U.S. Supreme Court Overturning Abortion Rights

CONCORD – The U.S. Supreme Court’s much-anticipated decision to overturn the 1973 landmark abortion rights case of Roe V. Wade got a quick and forceful reaction from both political sides of the debate Friday while also mobilizing protesters. The decision which was expected following a leaked document...

Dettori delivers perfect riposte with Newmarket victory

On his first ride since taking a “sabbatical” from his relationship with John and Thady Gosden, Frankie Dettori partnered Lezoo to victory at Newmarket. It became apparent that all was not well with the Dettori and Gosden association on Thursday when the jockey’s name appeared alongside the Ralph Beckett-trained filly in the Maureen Brittain Memorial Empress Fillies’ Stakes, but not the Gosden-trained horses on the same card.

New Hampshire hospital rebrands to reflect Mass General Brigham affiliation

Dover, N.H.-based Wentworth-Douglass Hospital unveiled a new brand identity June 22. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital will now be called Mass General Brigham Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, according to a June 24 press release. The name change aims to show that the hospital is integrated with Mass General Brigham. The brand identity project also includes...

Jeanette G. Boklund, 95

LACONIA — On Monday, June 20, 2022, Jeanette "Jan" G. Boklund, of Laconia, peacefully went home to be with the Lord at the age of 95. Jeanette was born on February 8, 1927, in Manchester, to Rose and Albert Landry. She married the love of her life, Carl S. Boklund, on June 28, 1946. They raised one son, Carl J. Boklund, in Fairfield, CT, until moving to Trumbull, CT, in 1973 where they resided until retirement in 2007. She proudly worked as an accountant at Bialik and Neville accounting firm in Westport, CT, for 31 years. She and Carl moved to NH in 2007 to be closer to family.