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As health care workforce shortage persists, employers boost incentives

Recruitment, however, is about to become even more challenging. The state’s 10 community mental health centers are expanding services significantly under their new contracts with the state. The centers are exploring recruitment plans now and some are beginning to offer bonuses, Couture said. Even with cash incentives, the centers’ inability to match salaries provided by private providers remains. READ MORE


2 months and 200K meals later, Manchester School District and partners keeping kids fed

In the last two months, the school district has made and delivered more than 200,000 breakfasts and lunches via school buses with the help of the Manchester Transit Authority and volunteers. Southern New Hampshire University is providing 7,000 meals on Saturdays, all paid for with donations that currently will cover meals through the end of May. But more support is needed for that program to continue. READ MORE


Keeping kids connected during remote learning

Twelve of the city’s 22 schools have offered the 21st Century after-school and summer program for 17 years. Schools are chosen by the percentage of students on free and reduced lunch. Through STEM activities, card games, strategy puzzles, art and music lessons, sports, homework help, and even manners and kindness clubs, students develop their academic and social skills. READ MORE