New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
September 22, 2021

Kate Giaquinto, Director of Communications | 603-573-6103

Public Forums Regarding Proposed Transaction Between GraniteOne Health and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella announces that the Director of Charitable Trusts will host three public forums regarding a proposed transaction between GraniteOne Health (including Catholic Medical Center, Huggins Hospital and Monadnock Community Hospital), and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health.

The public forums will take place as follows:

  • Wednesday, October 6, 2021, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Hilltop Golf Course, 49 High St, Peterborough, NH
  • Thursday, October 7, 2021, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Baines Auditorium, Manchester High School West, 9 Notre Dame Ave, Manchester, NH
  • Tuesday, October 12, 2021, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Kingswood Arts Center at Kingswood Regional High School, 396 S Main St., Wolfeboro, NH

At the request of the health care institutions, Covid-19 precautions will limit in-person capacity and all in-person attendees will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing regardless of vaccination status. A remote viewing option will be available for each of the three public forums, which will include the opportunity for remote attendees to ask questions to the panel.

Please register for the location you wish to attend, and indicate if you are attending remotely or in-person. In-person attendance is limited and will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis, here:

Links to attend the meeting remotely will also be posted with supporting documents about the transaction is available on the Charitable Trusts Unit website.

The Director of Charitable Trusts will continue to accept written public comments on the proposed transaction through October 15, 2021. Written comments may be submitted by email to or by regular mail to:

Director of Charitable Trusts
Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301

New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658