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“Boomerang” Spotlight: Brian Moses

Name: Brian Moses Current City/Town: Lebanon Native City/Town: Lebanon Tell us a little about yourself. I work for my families business, Britton Lumber Company, primarily doing sales but helping out with operations and accounting when needed. We sell building materials around New England and I seem to be wearing more and more hats which keeps […]

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“Boomerang” Spotlight: Azra Palo

Name: Azra Palo Current City/Town: Springfield Native City/Town: Laconia Tell us a little about yourself. I work in Windham as the Head of Youth Services at the Nesmith Library. I am the President of the Board for Children’s Librarians of New Hampshire (CLNH) and the Social Media Coordinator of the New Hampshire Library Association (NHLA). […]

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“Boomerang” Spotlight: Phil Sletten

Name: Phil Sletten Current City/Town: Henniker Native City/Town: Bow Tell us a little about yourself. I am a proud New Hampshirite who wants to work to improve public policy for everyone in this state by helping to inform our policymakers and the public. I work for the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute, where I research […]

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“Boomerang” Spotlight: Renee Innes

Name: Renee Innes Current City/Town: North Conway Native City/Town: Wolfeboro Tell us a little about yourself. I own Sacred Circle Wellness and The Thrifty Mom in the North Conway Village. I specialize in Women’s Integrative Health as a Massage Therapist, Yoga Teacher, Doula and BirthFIT coach. The mission of Sacred Circle is to support new […]

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“Boomerang” Spotlight: Jordan Scott

Name: Jordan Scott Current City/Town: Keene Native City/Town: Keene Tell us a little about yourself. I am the Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Machina Arts, which has a restaurant, an ArtBar, does catering, event design, and event management. I am a founding member and on the board of Culinary Journeys, a non-profit that is dedicated […]

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Where Does Your Trash Really Go?

Every Tuesday morning, I grab my coffee and my lunch bag before I head to work and I throw a purple bag of trash into our trash bin and leave it on the side of the road. With our 1-2 containers of recycling, of course. I would rather not produce trash at all, but we’re […]


Garden to Table Dining

As the seasons keep changing I am continuing to try to eat outside at my favorite restaurants for as long as the weather allows! I have to admit, I’ve been meaning to write this post for the Stay Work Play audience for years, and this year I finally remembered to take pictures so I could! […]


Doing Good New Hampshire with Nicole Clark

This week I had the privilege of speaking with Nicole Clark of Strafford. Nicole is the AVP Area Manager at Northway Bank, a Board Member for The Pass Along Project, and a Rotarian out of Portsmouth, who is also involved with the local Interact Service Club. She volunteers with the Southeast NH Habitat for Humanity […]


My Housing Story: Putting Down Roots?

In my time writing for Stay Work Play’s “My Space” series, I’ve spent a fair amount of time telling other people’s housing stories. Now seems like the perfect time to share mine because we just bought a house!  When I was eighteen I moved to Dover. I grew up in a nearby small town, but […]

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Coding Boot Camp Sees Surge of Female Students

Women make up 26 percent of the professional computing jobs in the U.S., and as Nashua Community College prepared to debut a new Front and Back End Coding Boot Camps this fall, organizers wanted to be sure women were well represented in the program. What they didn’t expect was women to comprise the majority of […]