News outlets across the state of New Hampshire highlight the work of HEAL and our HEAL Communities:
5/8/16: Highlights from the Network: HEAL NH, NH Food Alliance Blog
3/5/16: Planners pitch Complete Streets project for Nashua, Nashua Telegraph Download PDF
1/21/16: Active Recreation in NH: Healthy People Healthy Places, New Hampshire Public Health Association
12/23/15: Parkway One Step in Revitalization Efforts, Robert Tourigny, NeighborWorks Southern NH, Nashua Telegraph
10/21/15: Groups seek to improve Nashua’s walkability, Nashua Telegraph
10/4/15: Nashua schools working on fitness, Nashua Telegraph
9/27/15: Plans aim to make Nashua cycle-friendly, Nashua Telegraph
9/9/15: Testing Bicycle-Friendliness in Nashua, Plan4Health
9/2/15: Plan aims to increase biking and walking in Nashua, Union Leader
8/28/15: Communities across U.S. work to increase access for walking, fitness, Directors of Health Promotion and Education
7/7/15: HEALnh Healthy People Healthy Places - Joint Use Agreement Resources, NH Recreation and Park Association
5/27/15: Upgraded Wyatt Park to debut Saturday, The Citizen
5/22/15: Laconia’s Wyatt Park to hold grand re-opening, The Laconia Daily Sun
5/19/15: The First Decade: Children's Nutrition, NHPR's The Exchange
3/25/15: NH City Awarded $125K Grant, NECN
3/24/15: Grant awarded to promote walkable streets in Nashua, Union Leader
1/2015: A Spark of Education: Lebanon Community Center Teaches Health, Fitness, Valley News
11/20/14: Entire Town of Ashland, NH Gets Behind HEAL Community Garden, Food Solutions New England
10/19/14: Network seeks to expand community health projects to state level, Associated Press
10/17/14: Report: N.H. top health priorities are childhood obesity, diabetes and adult obesity, Concord Monitor
8/3/2014: First Community Bicycle Grant Program to fund bike trail projects, WMUR-9
8/2/2014: Bike Manchester awarded $3,000 grant for bicycle racks, ManchesterInkLink.com
8/2/2014: Central NH bike coalition announces local grants, Concord Monitor
5/21/14: Nashua Elementary School Wins NH Award for Healthy Eating Active Living
United Way of Greater Nashua
Fighting obesity has become a priority for several schools across New Hampshire, but one Nashua elementary school’s efforts are being recognized above the rest.
5/16/14: HEAL's Healthy Menu Program takes off in Ashland, NH
Dot's Bread & Butter joins The Common Man to serve up healthier food choices
5/15/14: Scared to bike? Stress mapping could lead to more bikeable NH citires
Includes interview with HEAL NH's former Active Transportation Coordinator, Nik Coates
4/18/14: Salem group continues push to raise money for bicycle path
The Salem Observer
Selectmen have granted an extension to the Friends of the Salem Bike-Pedestrian Corridor to raise matching funds for the planned bike and pedestrian path that would stretch from the Windham line to the intersection of Old Rockingham Road and Route 28.
4/17/14: Ashland Community Garden ribbon-cutting set for Saturday
4/15/14: Ashland launches new organic community garden on April 19
Laconia Daily Sun
4/11/14: Ashland launches new organic community garden
People will be able to sign up Saturday for one of the 20 four-by-eight-foot plots, neatly bordered by wood frames. It’s a project of the Ashland HEAL coalition in partnership with the town.
4/12/14: Walk capping off National Public Health Week links Nashua recreational areas
Dozens of ready and willing walkers gathered at Nashua City Hall just before noon Friday to participate in the final event of Nashua’s observance of National Public Health Week this year.
4/11/14: Nashua mayor leads charge to boost public health week
Nashua's Public Health Coordinator Beverly Doolan said there are three priority areas the city has been focused on: access to health services, mental health and obesity.
3/27/14: Former Franklin school transformed into community center
The community center has a number of healthy eating and active living initiatives in place, including a new natural playground and the Early Sprouts seed-to-table gardening curriculum. They also plan to add raised gardens and a mural depicting the center’s HEAL philosophy.
1/21/2014: Anonymous donor grants $100,000 for improved bike, pedestrian transportation,
An anonymous donor has given $100,000 to improve bicycle and pedestrian transportation in New Hampshire, including grants to the cities of Lebanon and Manchester, and to the YMCA of Greater Nashua.
1/17/04: Merrimack YMCA site of first-ever indoor Farmers Market
Local foods, craft items, businesses and artists’ works, along with dozens of raffle prizes, will be featured at an indoor farmers market, a first-ever event at the Merrimack YMCA, 6 Henry Clay Drive on January 24th.
1/2014: Healthier eating in the new year possible!
This article highlights the work Cheshire County HEAL has done to implement the Turn A New Leaf restaurant program, the first county-wide healthy dining initiative starting in New Hampshire.