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Rabies in New England a serious issue

By Dr. Kelly Wolfensen Guay

Please don't blow off your veterinarian's recommendation to keep your pets' rabies vaccination status up-to-date.  Rabies is almost 100% fatal in humans if not caught right away.  It is estimated by the World Health Organization that 55,000 deaths occur world-wide from rabies.  In New England, the most common vectors, or carrier species, of animals are bats, raccoons, skunks, foxes, and coyotes. They can... Read More

Whitin Community Center announces new executive director

WHITINSVILLE-- The Whitin Community Center (WCC) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it has unanimously chosen Heather Elster as the new executive director.

Heather has worked for the WCC for over 8 years and has had much experience with many facets of the Center, located at 60 Main Street.  She began as Director of Marketing and Development, was then promoted to Vice President of Operations and most recently to Chief... Read More