Concord Coach to suspend operations as of Saturday

CONCORD — Concord Coach Lines is suspending all operations until further notice effective Saturday after the state announced Tuesday that someone on its buses tested positive for COVID-19. People on the following Concord Coach buses should take notice, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services: March 11:  3:15 a.m. bus from Concord — Boston Express Londonderry — South Station — Boston Logan Airport; March 13: 5:40 p.m. bus from Boston Logan Airport — South Station — Concord — Tilton — Plymouth — Lincoln — Littleton; March 14, 5 a.m. bus from Concord — Boston Express Londonderry — Boston Express Salem — South Station — Boston Logan Airport;  March 16: 1:40 p.m. bus from Boston Logan Airport — South Station — Concord. On it website, Concord Coach lines said it will “continue to run our current schedule through the day on Friday, March 27.” 

Bartlett Historical Society to postpone April 15 talk

BARTLETT — The Bartlett Historical Society is postponing their second event in their 2020 Quarterly Presentation Series. The presentation scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, “The Story of New Hampshire’s Road Markers” by Michael Bruno, will be rescheduled at a later date after the “all clear” is given on the COVID-19 virus pandemic. The historical society will be looking out four to six weeks on its event schedule and, based on the state of the virus and best medical advice available, determining whether to hold or postpone events going forward.

Curbside pickup Saturday at Glen church for food pantry

GLEN — The Bartlett-Jackson Food Pantry, located at the Glen Baptist Church in Glen, will continue to be open for curbside pickup on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon until further notice. Those in need of food assistance outside of these hours, please contact Brenda by calling (603) 383-9246.

Maine coastal towns say they’re closing beaches

Southern Maine coastal towns, including Kittery, Wells, Ogunquit and York, are closing public beaches in an effort to keep people from congregating too closely. “Public safety is our top priority,” said Wells Town Manager Jonathan Carter. “We appreciate the public’s cooperation during this difficult time.” The towns want to get the message out broadly so people don’t make the trek and get disappointed to find the public beaches closed. Closed are: In Kittery — Fort Foster, Crescent Beach, Seapoint Beach, until April 5; Wells — all public beaches; Ogunquit — Marginal Way and all Ogunquit beaches  until further notice; York — all beaches until further notice.

Manchester VA: Vets can access telecare from home

MANCHESTER — Kevin Forrest, interim director of the VA Manchester Medical Center says: “Through VA’s virtual care tools, we are able to leverage available technology to make sure that our patients and staff are as safe as possible. The VA Manchester Medical Center asks that Veterans use our online tools for routine or non-urgent questions. Examples include telephone or video medical appointments. Veterans can send their provider a secure message on My HealtheVet by visiting myhealth.va.gov .To learn more about VA Video Connect, go to mobile.va.gov/app/va-video-connect.Veterans also can request prescription refills and order and ship medications to their homes using My HealtheVet.

Bernerhof Inn again to offer free breakfast on Saturday

BARTLETT — Nick Panno, owner of the Bernerhof Inn in Glen once again will serve curbside breakfast to the community on Saturday from 7-10 a.m. He wants to help families, children and seniors impacted by COVID19 closures to access this free meal. He will be serving blueberry pancakes, sausage and 100 percent pure maple syrup. Last week, Panno served hundreds of community members free breakfast served curbside in front of the historic Bernerhof Inn. For more information, go to bernerhofinn.com.

Health expert will answer readers’ COVID-19 questions

GLEN — Dr. Jonathan Burroughs, a physician with over 43 years of experience, has offered to answer community members’ questions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please email your questions to jonathb5@aol.com. He will be happy to answer as many as he can. Some of the questions and answers may be printed in a future edition of the Sun.

 

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