DERRY — Derry Medical Center will participate in a new insurance program.
DMC, with offices in Derry and Windham, is participating in ElevateHealth, formed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot Health System and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of New England.
The program aims to help people access quality care and a lower premium cost.
Elliot operates an urgent care center in Londonderry.
“We share a common goal of becoming part of the solution to the health care challenges our nation is faced with, and we believe the ElevateHealth product is part of the solution,” Elliot CEO Doug Dean said.
Canobie Lake Park gears up for fall fests
SALEM — Canobie Lake Park will host its seven-weekend Oktoberfest celebration beginning Saturday and Screemfest starting Friday, Sept. 27.
Oktoberfest offers a beer garden, traditional German food, music, rides, games and live entertainment.
The Los Angeles-based band, Bonfire, performs a tribute to AC/DC from Saturday, Sept. 14, through Sunday, Oct. 27, on Canobie’s Midway Stage.
Screemfest, from Sept. 27 to Oct. 27, features five haunted houses, including the new Virus. Also new is the “Side Show Variety Show,” featuring daring strange feats, on the Midway Stage.
Rides will be open, and there will be Halloween games and characters. A new petting zoo will be open Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
For park hours, show schedules, directions and more information about fall events, visit Canobie Lake Park’s website at canobie.com.
‘Tween Town’ starts this afternoon
PLAISTOW— “Tween Town” for middle school students begins tomorrow at Plaistow Public Library.
A different themed activity will be presented one Tuesday a month from 4 to 5 p.m.
The first program will feature origami yoda— a famous book turned craft. The group will try out different origami designs.
Plaistow Public Library is located at 85 Main St.
Pelham celebrates Old Home Day
PELHAM — The 107th Old Home Day Celebration is set for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.