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  • Tri-City Mayors band together for virtual Memorial Day ceremony

    posted on: 5/23/2020

    With Memorial Day approaching and traditional ceremonies and services canceled because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the mayors of Dover, Rochester and Somersworth will hold a virtual ceremony to honor the military personnel lost while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

    The ceremony was recorded this week at Dover Veterans Park and will air on the government access channels in all three communities beginning this weekend and on Monday, Memorial Day. The virtual ceremony is available online here.

    In attendance at the ceremony were Dover Mayor Robert Carrier, Somersworth Mayor Dana Hilliard and Rochester Mayor Caroline McCarley, as well as representatives from area veteran organizations. The Rev. Andrew Nelson of St. Ignatius and St. Mary parishes in Somersworth provides the ceremony's invocation and benediction.

  • Some recreation areas open with restrictions in place

    posted on: 5/22/2020

    Some recreation areas are open again to the public, including the Longhill Park Dog Park, pickleball and tennis courts, and the Bellamy Park Disc Golf Course.

    Several restrictions will be posted and remain in place at these locations until further notice, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with new state guidelines for reopening parks and recreation facilities.

    Use of these locations will be prohibited to those who exhibit and symptoms of the coronavirus, have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days, or are at risk due to known factors including underlying health conditions.

    Before using these facilities, people are asked to wash their hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer, clean and wipe down any equipment, bring a personal-use water bottle, consider wearing face coverings and gloves, not congregating in a parking lot, and to play with members of their own household or those considered low risk. People using these recreation facilities and amenities are also asked to limit their time on site and leave the area once finished. People are also asked to wash their hands or use hand sanitizer after leaving the location.

    Each location has additional, specific guidelines and restrictions in place, including:

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Memorial Day ceremony

Memorial Day 2020With Memorial Day approaching and traditional ceremonies and services canceled because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the mayors of Dover, Rochester and Somersworth will hold a virtual ceremony to honor the military personnel lost while serving in the United States Armed Forces. In addition to the ceremony, a number of churches and organizations in all three communities will be ringing bells for two minutes at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, to honor the men and women who have died in service to the country. 

posted on: 5/23/2020

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