It's a twisting, turning Tweet-centric social-media driven story.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Friday, December 21, 2012
Windham police are still investigating an incident that had many parents keep their children home today.
Police are still investigating a tweeted threat that was reportedly made against the Windham School District, and the department is telling parents that they do not believe the threat is credible. "We are in the process of trying to track down where these Connecticut schools got this information from and see if it's even legitimate," said Capt. Mike Caron. Caron said that the department does not have the original tweet, but that it appears that a parent or resident got a hold of it somehow online. At this point, he said the police details at the schools are a precautionary measure and the department is encouraging parents to bring their kids to school. "At this point there was no direct threat to any Windham school," Caron said, explaining…
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Superintendent Dr. Henry LaBranche notified parents tonight.
WINDHAM, NH -- A Twitter threat originally thought to have been directed at the Windham, CT school district was actually meant for Windham, NH, according to an alert sent to parents by the school superintendent. Dr. Henry LaBranche said in his alert that at 9:20 p.m. he was informed of a letter generated by the principal of a school in Willimantic, CT: The letter explains that a tweeted threat, originally thought to be directed at their district, which is the Windham, CT school district, was not intended for them but for Windham, NH. Further the letter indicated that the matter had been referred to the NH State Police. LaBranche confirmed in the alert that after contacting Windham Police, N.H. he learned that State Police were actually not…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Patch will make a $1 donation to AmeriCares for every tweet with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds.
You can help rebuild communities that were hit by Hurricane Sandy by donating cans of food, volunteering for cleanup efforts—or simply sending a tweet. Patch is excited to announce our new effort to help support devestated communities after the storm. For every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, we will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund, up to $125,000. Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors. You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds website and tweet directly from the site. A customized tweet that starts “My heart belongs to…” is created from the Patch Rebuilds website, and tweeters can type in an …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Follow these social media accounts, download these apps to your smartphone and save these numbers into your contacts list. It's like a Hurricane Center in your pocket.
Do you have a smartphone? Maybe a silly question in 2012, but if you do, make sure you're using it to your advantage during the storm. In addition to the list of suggestions of things you should do today to prep for the worst – you know, just in case – make sure you're connected to the best resources available to you. If we start seeing widespread outages and damage, we will launch a liveblog on all NH Patch sites. Get connected: If you're not already using Facebook and Twitter for your own reasons, consider this: Social media is a hugely popular way to get information out to large groups of people at once. Consider registering for a Facebook or Twitter account simply for storm updates. Now that you're on Facebook and Twitter, make sure …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Michelle Obama in New Hampshire; Teen self-defense class at Nesmith.
SONG OF THE DAY: Evan and Jaron – "Crazy For This Girl" 1. TODAY'S FORECAST: The high could get up to 88 degrees today, but showers are also possible. Expect an overnight low of 65 and partly cloudy skies. 2. FIRST LADY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE: Michelle Obama will speak in New Hampshire today at two free events in Laconia and Manchester. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis at OFA-NH offices. We will have complete coverage of the Manchester event , scheduled for SNHU. 3. SELF DEFENSE AT NESMITH: Learn some quick easy techniques to keep yourself safe. Have fun during this 1-hour class with the owners of The Golden Crane Martial Arts School. The class begins at 2 p.m. 4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: At about 2 a.m. local time (on Aug. 2…
Monday, June 11, 2012
It all comes down to this – who will be our inaugural business tournament champion?
It's been a long and bumpy ride in our first Windham Patch business tournament. Thank you so much to those of you have stuck with us along the way! This week, you will have the opportunity to choose between two businesses in our business tournament championship: Debbie Mackenzie Realty & Associates and Infinite Fitness & Personal Training. Congratulations to our two finalists, who both took home semifinal victories in the last two weeks to get to this point. To make sure we receive maximum participation, we have opened up the voting to a variety of different methods. We have listed them below: 1. Comment on THIS article with the name of the business you are choosing. 2. Post a business listing review for one of the two businesses. Debbie …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The vice president answered 13 questions, including one on the upcoming Super Bowl.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Deadline is Oct. 14 to change your party affiliation; Planning board to begin town meeting workshops.
1. TODAY'S FORECAST: The sun will make its way out today, with a high of 65 and a 20 percent chance of rain. 2. DEADLINE TO CHANGE YOUR PARTY AFFILIATION: Oct. 14 will be the last day you can change your political party for the upcoming presidential primary. Failure to do so will mean you may not choose to vote on any other party ballot on Election Day. According to the town website, registered Windham voters may change their party affiliation at the Town Clerk's office during regular business hours: Mondays 8am-7pm, and Tuesday - Friday 8am-4pm. For more information click here. 3. PLANNING BOARD TO MEET: The board will meet at the community development building at 7 p.m. with the 2012 town meeing workshops set to begin. The 2012 …