Keyword: Common Fence Point Improvement Association
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PORTSMOUTH — The Common Fence Point Improvement Association (CFPIA) wants its community hall to be a local hub for the arts going forward, and it certainly looked like one last week. In … more
PORTSMOUTH — Members of the Common Fence Point Improvement Association (CFPIA) envision their community hall to be a welcoming place for all, and they’re putting that philsophy to … more
PORTSMOUTH — Susan Young’s story had a happy ending, but she knows how close she came to not being able to tell it. Four years ago, Ms. Young suffered a massive heart attack while … more
PORTSMOUTH — Tom Stewart, one of four comics who had a capacity crowd cackling all night at the Common Fence Point Community Hall, noted that he used to be a local traffic … more
PORTSMOUTH — Wanted: Highly motivated person to act as musical director for small, nonprofit group that hosts popular, weekly concert series in neighborhood community … more
To the editor: On Sept. 19, 20 volunteers helped make the Common Fence Point Community's participation in the annual International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) and data survey a success. Success, in this case, means that volunteers removed 450 … more
PORTSMOUTH — Time to get your bags out for the International Coastal Cleanup this Saturday, Sept. 19. The annual events invites volunteers all over the world to remove trash from the shores and document what they find. The data is … more
PORTSMOUTH — When Eliza Gilkyson steps onto the “Gold Lamé Stage” Saturday night she’ll be kicking off Common Fence Music’s 23rd concert series, which will be heavy on vocalists doing their own material. “We’re featuring a … more
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