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AMESBURY – Musical artist Ben Eramo will perform a Billy Joel tribute concert on Friday, August 5, from 6-8 p.m., on the lawn of the Main Street Congregational Church, 145 Main St., Amesbury.

Bring chairs, blankets and picnic baskets to this free concert. In case of bad weather, the concert will be moved indoors.

For more information, call 978-457-0208.

multicultural festival

HAVERHILL — Food vendors, local artists, music performances and more will take center stage at GAR Park on Saturday, August 6, from noon to 6 p.m. (rain or shine) as part of the multicultural festival of this year.

This event is presented by the Haverhill Cultural Council, funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and is open to the public. Enjoy food, music, and homemade items representing several local cultures, including Puerto Rican, Dominican, Haitian, Greek, Italian, and African. It will also be a hands-on art event for children.

“It’s an exciting time for us, as we can celebrate local cultures with our neighbors in person, which was nearly impossible last year due to COVID,” said Council Chairman Nathan Webster. “Meeting all of our neighbors at this event, being able to swap stories and talk about how our city is growing and improving will be a highlight of this year, and being able to enjoy great food is a plus.”

Tattersall hosts sheepdog trials

Tattersall Farm at 542 North Broadway will host sheepdog trials Sept. 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

These NEBCA/USBCHA Novice Trials will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

Admission is free, however donations will be accepted. This event is rain or shine and will feature New England’s top sheepdogs and their handlers from Maine to New Jersey leading the sheep through a set course on the farmyard.

While watching the trails and during the lunch break, spectators are invited to explore the grounds and walk the trails of Tattersall Farm.

Due to conservation restrictions, only dogs registered for trials will be permitted on the property.

For more information, visit or email the administrators of Tattersall Farm at

Chamber Announces WOW Conference

SALISBURY – The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce will hold its 24th annual Winning Opportunities for Women Conference on Friday, September 23 at the Blue Ocean Music Hall. The keynote speaker is Emily Morash, founder of Hampton Morash LLC.

Morash teaches nonprofit management courses to graduate students at Johnson and Wales University. She also directs the teaching of workforce development at Columbus State Community College and has facilitated leadership development courses for the Community College of Rhode Island and led Bryant University’s Leadership Mastery Series.

A certified mediator and mindfulness coach, Morash has developed a guide for organizational leaders that builds stronger, more effective and resilient teams.

For more information and to register, go online to

Hospital welcomes new residents

PORTSMOUTH, NH – Twenty-four new residents recently joined Portsmouth Regional Hospital’s postgraduate medical training program through residencies in internal medicine, family medicine and psychiatry.

This is the third year of PRH’s family medicine and internal medicine residencies, and the second of its psychiatry residency, all in partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine. The 24 residents began their program on July 1.

New residents include internal medicine residents Jeremy Garneau of Haverhill, Mass, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine; Stephanie Neville of Andover, Mass, St. George’s University School of Medicine, and Molly Hartley, Psychiatry Resident, of Hampton, NH, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.

“This program is vital to the Seacoast region,” said David Stein, Designated Institutional Lead for Higher Medical Education at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. “When we started this program a few years ago, our goal was not only to train the doctors of tomorrow, but also to help them understand the needs of our community and, of course, to encourage them to stay local for a while. time they will see the beauty of the Coastal Region.”

Farmer’s Market in Pelham

PELHAM, NH – The Pelham Tractor Supply Company store will host a Farmers Market on Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 134 Bridge St.

A variety of local produce and seasonal items will be available for purchase.

Shoppers can also expect to find a range of homemade crafts, soaps and jewelry in addition to fresh produce.

“This is a great opportunity for members of our community to support local farmers while enjoying deliciously fresh food,” said Pelham Store Manager Gilyan Buxton. “As a company, we believe in fostering community relationships and events, and this market allows us to do just that.”

Tractor Supply offers a wide range of products needed to care for home, earth, pets and animals with an emphasis on product localization, exclusive brands and legendary customer service for the style of Life Out Here.

For more information, call the store at 603-635-5001.


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