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One of the many science experiments students at Hampstead Central School got to do during the six week after-school enrichment program.

Mad Science

Cameron Winte-Newell and Charotte Brown perform one of the many science experiments students at Hampstead Central School got to do during the six week after-school enrichment program offer by the school’s PTSA.  Photo by Chris Paul

Huge crowds of eager bargain hunters were on the grounds of, the now closed Chester College of New England on Saturday, where thousands of items where being auctioned to the highest bidder by James St. Jean Auctioneers.

Going, Going, Gone

Huge crowds of eager bargain hunters were on the grounds of, the now closed Chester College of New England on Saturday, where thousands of items where being auctioned to the highest bidder by James St. Jean Auctioneers. Items ranging from tractors to extension cords were bringing near retail prices. This John Deere tractor brought in […]

Brian Folsom checks the sugar content in the syrup runner through his evaporator in Chester on Saturday.

Well Under Way

With warmer temperatures arriving, local maple sugar houses are finally starting to see a more normal amount of production. Brian Folsom checks the sugar content in the syrup runner through his evaporator in Chester on Saturday. Photo by Chris Paul

Chase Gladu and his dad, Phil Gladu, had a ball on Friday night during the Kan Jam with the Cops event in Chester.

Friday Night Jam

Chase Gladu, 8, and his dad, Phil Gladu, had a ball on Friday night during the Kan Jam with the Cops event in Chester. The police-organized event took place as a community outreach for citizens to meet and talk with their law enforcement personnel. Photo by Chris Paul

Fifth graders at Chester Academy had their annual fund raiser Friday, as they gave parents of younger children a night off while they entertained the youngsters for the evening.

Friday Night Fun

Fifth graders at Chester Academy had their annual fund raiser Friday, about a month late this year because of weather, as they gave parents of younger children a night off while they entertained the youngsters for the evening. Verity Ungaro participates in one of the many activities offered that evening.  Photo by Chris Paul

Women’s Safety Clinic held last week at Sandown North School

Defensive Strategies

Samantha Borboni knees the bag held by police officer Cole Dresser during a Women’s Safety Clinic held last week at Sandown North School.  Photo by Chris Paul

Work on the new Hampstead Police Station was stopped by the town’s Police Building Committee without the Board of Selectmen’s approval.

Work Stopped

Work on the new Hampstead Police Station was stopped by the town’s Police Building Committee without the Board of Selectmen’s approval. The committee said the work shutdown was caused by the weather. Photo by Chris Paul

Fifth graders at Hampstead Middle School check out the University of New Hampshire Lunacats and their robotic excavator Friday.

Lunabot Demo

Fifth graders at Hampstead Middle School check out the University of New Hampshire Lunacats and their robotic excavator Friday during a presentation showing students the value of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).  Photo by Chris Paul