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Veterans in Belknap, Rockingham, Strafford, and Grafton counties are eligible for the Vouchers for Veterans program in September. The program is funded by businesses and county residents to thank Veterans for their service, and show recognition and gratitude.

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Many people worry that their senior loved ones spend too much time alone, and may be suffering from isolation. But there are many ways for people to stay connected to the older adults in their lives. Studies show that seniors are physically and mentally healthier when they maintain social co…

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FRANKLIN — Franklin Savings Bank recently presented a $2,500 donation to the ServiceLink Grandparents Program. The program assists grandparents with providing basic needs for their grandchildren for whom they are guardians. Currently, there are 33 children enrolled with a need for back-to-sc…

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Belknap County Nursing Home held a friends and family parade on May 14. The parade included family members and vehicles from the Belknap County Sheriff’s Department, with 35 cars and 50 residents in all. (Courtesy photos) 

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    CONCORD — Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald wants New Hampshire aging adults to be aware of and to take steps to protect themselves from scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. — AARP Community Connections, a new, online platform launched by AARP Innovation Labs, allows users to organize and find local volunteer groups to help pick up groceries, provide financial assistance or lend emotional support to neighbors, friends and loved ones. The informa…

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    LACONIA — Taylor Community is committed to keeping their residents, staff and the greater community healthy. The leadership team and clinical staff have been carefully monitoring COVID-19, regularly communicating with the Department of Health & Human Services and Centers for Disease Cont…

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    GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um pizza and game day on Monday, March 23. Meet at noon in the fellowship hall at Gilford Community Church. Homemade pizza, made by Dan Barnhart, will be served, along with tossed salad and beverages. Followi…

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    LACONIA — City departments ran up more than $200,000 in COVID-related expenses between when the pandemic first hit in mid-March and the end of the year, according to a report released by City Manager Scott Myers on Monday.

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    For one person who registered on Friday for a COVID-19 vaccine, the shot means that she can stop worrying about the virus making her seriously ill. For another, it’s hope that life will return to normal. For a third, the vaccine means that he might be able to see his beloved again.

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    LACONIA — The majority of the city’s public school students will continue to attend school under a hybrid schedule. But because some school staff members or students have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with someone who has, there are “some pockets” within the scho…

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    MEREDITH — On Wednesday, Jan. 13, Hermit Woods Winery & Deli decided to temporarily close due to an employee reporting to have tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had not been present in the winery since Jan. 8. Immediately upon learning of the infection, to ensure the maximum deg…

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