TFMoran is a proud sponsor of the McKelvie Intermediate School Move-A-Thon, an event to raise funds to provide students and teachers with useful resources in and out of the classroom. In years past, some of these resources included updated technology and Chromebooks for student use, updates to the McKelvie courtyard and playground, and teacher “wish list” items that enhance classroom instruction and lessons. This years funds will go towards updating student spaces within the library, additions to the playground and providing teachers with “wish list” items for their instructional use.
We are pleased to announce Eric Poublon has joined the marketing department in our Bedford office! Eric will be attending The University of New Hampshire in the spring where he will be pursuing an associate in science degree in Business Administration. His internship consists of assisting the Marketing Coordinator Julia Chartier and is tasked with keeping up social media accounts including Instagram and LinkedIn, blog postings, as well as photography and graphics.
TFMoran is pleased to welcome Alan Roscoe, PE as a Senior Civil Project Manager in the Portsmouth office. Mr. Roscoe is a licensed Professional Engineer in Massachusetts with over 35 years of experience in civil and environmental engineering. Mr. Roscoe earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Southeastern Massachusetts University (now University of Massachusetts Dartmouth). He has extensive experience in civil engineering projects including site planning, stormwater management, and permitting of land development projects.
Welcome to the team, Alan!
TFMoran is deeply involved in our local community and we support many youth organizations. Recently, TFMoran made a donation to support NH Envirothon, an educational program for students to gain hands-on experience in the field of environmental sciences and natural resources.
More about NH Envirothon:
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Since 1992, NH Envirothon has inspired teens to make responsible environmental and natural resource decisions through real-world, hands-on educational experiences. Many students step away from the Envirothon experience excited about learning and motivated to pursue careers in environmental studies, environmental law, natural sciences, and natural resource management.
Each year, volunteer advisers coach teams with assistance from local conservation districts, forestry associations and participating natural resource agencies and organizations. Students are tested on their knowledge in five topic areas: aquatics, forestry, soils, wildlife and current environmental issues. Through the program, students develop an understanding of effective teamwork, resource management and ecology. At the same time, they gain valuable exposure to a range of disciplines while exploring possible career paths. Winning teams from each participating state and province advance to the National Conservation Foundation Envirothon (NCFE) to compete for national recognition, scholarships and prizes.
The Envirothon Competition is an amazing cross-curriculum adventure, impacting not only the sciences but history and cultural studies as well. Teachers, home-school parents, scout and group leaders can build a team. Some educators involve a whole class, others advise teams of five members as a club or after school activity. Open to all high school students, a team may be sponsored by a school, home-school group, agricultural association, scout, or community service group.To learn more about Envirothon nhenvirothon.org
The NH Envirothon program is administered by the NH Association of Conservation Districts (NHACD). Other supporters include the NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES), Society of American Foresters | Granite State Division, NH Association of Conservation Districts, Society of Soil Scientists | Northern New England, the Fox Research and Demonstration Forest, and NHTI.
TFMoran is a proud supporter of Queen City Bike Collective and their annual Tour of Manchester! This year’s event will take place on September 17th, 2023. This family-friendly bike ride is a 30-mile route stopping at natural resources and sights throughout the City of Manchester including Rock Rimmon, Nutts Pond Recreation Trail, Aviation Museum of New Hampshire, Lake Massabesic and the historic Weston Observatory.
TFMoran Civil Engineering Department Manager and Principal, Nick Golon, PE invested his time to plan the event on behalf of the Manchester Conservation Commission. The event benefits the Manchester Conservation Fund which provides financial support for citywide environmental projects including education, conservation, and restoration of our natural resources.
For more information, check out the event page here.
You can also register online!
TFMoran is supporting the Friends Program in their “Home Stretch” emergency housing renovation.
The Home Stretch Campaign is a 3-part shelter expansion and renovation project that aims to increase the number of families who may be assisted and create a comfortable space to decrease the emotional stress of emergency housing.
The Friends Emergency Housing family shelter is not a long-term housing solution, but the closer to “home” that a temporary room can feel, the easier it is for families, especially children, to settle in and begin the process of rebuilding their lives.Friends Home Stretch
Families accounted for nearly forty percent of all people experiencing homelessness in New Hampshire in 2021, and the Friends Program is one of few permanent programs offering shelter year round to families in the greater Concord area. The construction of a ninth bedroom will connect an additional 15-25 individuals with emergency housing each year, and as the financial impacts of COVID-19 weigh on the wallets of already-struggling families, the Friends Emergency Housing Program is preparing to respond to an increased number of families experiencing homelessness.
Phase two of the project is currently underway. With the support of the community, the Friends Program will be able to assist an additional 100 to 140 families in the coming years.
TFMoran COO Dylan Cruess attended the phase II groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, September 6th. TFM is a proud supporter of the Friends Program and can’t wait to follow the progress!
Friends Program Emergency Housing has provided a 24-hour, 7 days a week shelter for families since 1980. The program provides intensive, community-based case management and short-term housing, aftercare and outreach services for families at risk of future homelessness. Families are provided with critical, temporary emergency housing, as well as support, education, training and skills that help position them to secure long-term and stable housing for themselves.Friends Home Stretch
The NH Union Leader recently published a story on TFM’s recent project Market & Main, providing civil/site and traffic engineering, permitting, land surveying, and landscape architectural services, as well as structural engineering services for the project.
REI Set to Open in Bedford Next Month
By Jonathan Phelps, Union Leader September 5, 2023
REI Co-op is expected to open at Market and Main in Bedford next month.
The grand opening of the specialty outdoor retailer is set to start Friday, Oct. 6, and run through the weekend, according to its website.
This is the first major opening at Market and Main since Friendly Toast and Trader Joe’s opened.
The 22,000-square-foot store will feature a full-service bike shop staffed by certified mechanics and a ski and snowboard shop with professional tuning, waxing and repairs, according to a news release. In addition to discounts at the bike and ski shop, REI Co-op members receive unlimited free machine waxes and free flat-tire repair (labor only).
In 2019, REI opened its first New Hampshire location in North Conway at the Settlers Green shopping center.
The closest store to Bedford presently is in Reading, Mass., about 43 miles away.
REI, headquartered near Seattle, has 182 locations in 42 states and the District of Columbia.
This golf tournament will be hosted by Angels Giving Back, a non-profit organization honoring Mario and Valia Coletta, the founders of Colbea Enterprises and Seasons Corner Market. This charitable organization seeks to honor their legacy and generosity, holding several fundraisers throughout the year to raise money for various charities that were close to their hearts. Charities benefitting from the event include the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation, The Tomorrow Fund, and the Alzheimer’s Association.
TFMoran is excited to be a part of a fun day of golf and giving back.
TFMoran worked with Interchange Development, LLC to design and permit Merchants Way, a 200,000sf multi-phase mixed-use development on Whitney Road at I 93 Exit 17. TFMoran’s services included master planning, civil/site engineering, traffic engineering, permitting, and landscape architecture.
Merchants Way Buildings OK’d
By Jonathan Phelps, Union Leader August 26, 2023
A new development in Concord has gained a lot of attention since a New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlet and a Market Basket opened there. But that’s all just part of the project’s first phase.
The second phase of Merchants Way will include an urgent care center operated by Concord Hospital and a mixed-use medical/retail building. The planning board approved the plans on July 19.
“We’ve come a long way in the past couple of years. It’s amazing how much this area has changed,” developer Laurie Rauseo told the planning board last week.Laurie Rauseo, Interchange Development
No tenants have been announced for the mixed-use building.
Two additional buildings will be considered in the future as part of phase “2C,” and phase three will include an industrial building in the rear of the property.
Service Credit Union and Jersey Mike’s Subs recently opened in the plaza.