These days, we consume so much of today's news from social media.

From Instagram story threads to Facebook news updates and TikTok videos, there's no shortage of ways to be in the know about what's happening in our world.

But what about the events that occur a bit closer to home? Regional news outlets can certainly keep you informed. And of course, the website of your favorite radio station posts lots of articles every day about local happenings (hint hint).

That said, sometimes there are situations where you need the input of locals right in your community.

Maybe your lawn needs to be mowed or your driveway shoveled, and you're looking for someone to help. If you and your partner are looking for a new place for date night, perhaps some recommendations would be helpful. Or, what if your beloved pet takes off running and you want fresh pairs of eyes to keep a lookout for them?

Enter Facebook groups. Whether a particular group has a handful of people or millions of them, these shared digital spaces bring people together to bond over every subject under the sun.

Many of these groups are humorous in nature, like 'Disapproving Corgis', where people post pictures of, well, corgis giving disapproving looks. And of course, there's the famous 'A group where we all pretend to be ants in an ant colony', which made national news.

However, there are lots of local Facebook groups that serve as convenient methods of communication between members within a community. Whether these groups focus on local events, shared hobbies or professions, or something else entirely, there truly is something for everyone.

Think you may want to hop on the bandwagon and join some Facebook groups but are not sure where to start? We've got you covered. Here are 10 helpful groups based in the Seacoast that you should definitely join.

20 Helpful Facebook Groups in Seacoast New Hampshire That You Should Join

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