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HOLLIS – By all accounts, Ruth E. Wheeler was a remarkable woman. During the early years of the 20th century, a time when few women pursued careers, the Hollis High …
Friday, September 12, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
HOLLIS – Fred Townsend, 102, moved to Hollis three years ago to be with his daughter, Barbara. On Aug. 11, he received the Boston Post Cane for being the oldest …
Friday, September 12, 2014
A series of rain and lightning storms caused fires, downed trees and led to the cancellation of events throughout the region last Saturday. The lightning storm knocked out power at …
Friday, September 12, 2014 | By Journal staff
LYNDEBOROUGH – At some point during various renovations at Citizens’ Hall over the last few years – no one seems to be able to recall just when – the old …
Friday, September 5, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
CHICAGO – Legendary comics creator Stan Lee will serve as the honorary chairman of Library Card Sign Up Month in September. During the month, the Campaign for America’s Libraries, the …
Friday, September 5, 2014

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HOLLIS – Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center’s Whitty Gallery invites the public to its opening reception of its fall group show “Abstracts and Whimsy.” The show features art that embraces …
Friday, September 12, 2014
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Electronic tablets and smartphones can be important learning tools for students, but the most versatile item available to them is the same one their parents and grandparents used: the library …
Friday, September 12, 2014
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NASHUA – Local seniors are joining a national movement to stand up to cancer because of their own battles with the disease or because it has taken the lives of …
Friday, September 12, 2014
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HOLLIS – Constitution Week begins Sept. 17, a weeklong commemoration of America’s most important document. The Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain …
Friday, September 12, 2014
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HOLLIS – Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center kicks off its fall season of art classes on Tuesday, Sept. 16, with an expanded roster of classes, teachers and class times. Among …
Friday, September 12, 2014
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HOLLIS – Hollis Old Home Days are Friday-Saturday, Sept. 12-13. All events are at Nichols Field unless noted. FRIDAY, Sept. 12 5-7 p.m.: Re/Max tethered hot air balloon rides ($10 …
Friday, September 12, 2014

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Sports Obituaries

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Sept. 5: HB 3,  Manchester Central 0 The Cavs made quick work of Central, with scores of 25-7, 25-13, and 25-7. Maddy Blake had a strong game with …
Friday, September 12, 2014
FOOTBALL (0-1) Date Team Time/Result Sept. 7 Windham Loss, 56-0 Sept. 12 at Milford 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Sanborn 3 p.m. Sept. 27 Souhegan 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at John Stark 3:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Pelham 7 p.m. Oct. 18 ConVal 1 p.m. Oct. …
Friday, September 12, 2014
All the Milford High School girls soccer team needed was a chance. With goalkeeper Casey Phelps stopping almost everything Hollis Brookline threw at her, the Spartans knew they needed just …
Friday, September 12, 2014 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
Hollis Brookline started Sunday’s game against Windham set to receive the opening kickoff and get its football season going after Saturday night’s storms postponed the originally scheduled opening night. After …
Friday, September 12, 2014 | By MICHAEL ABELSON Correspondent
In his first preseason as a varsity head coach, Chris Lones has preached working hard and working together to the Hollis Brookline High School football team. If the Cavaliers do …
Friday, September 5, 2014 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer

Ryan Daniel Menner, 24, resident of Pepperell, Mass., died on September 1, 2014, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, surrounded by his loving family. His mother Susan was …
Friday, September 5, 2014
Nils Bergstrom Jr., age 81, of Peterborough, died at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, on July 31, 2014, after a period of failing health. Nils was born in Paterson, NJ …
Friday, August 8, 2014
BROOKLINE, NH – Rachel J. Girouard, 32, lifelong resident of Brookline, died on July 16, 2014, at the Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA surrounded by her loving family. She was born …
Friday, July 25, 2014
Patricia Kozlowski Murphy passed at the Hospice house in Merrimack, NH on June 27th 2014. She was the loving/caring wife of James Garry Murphy. She left two great sons, James …
Friday, July 4, 2014
   
Editorials Letters

Some races are more than marking finish times and speeds, and winning trophies. Though many races/rides help raise money for worthy causes, the Jonathan Gilmour Memorial Scholarship Bike, Ride and …
Friday, May 10, 2013
It’s out of this world! We’re talking about the Hollis Social Library and its new Orion StarBlast 4.5-inch astronomical telescope that is now available to library patrons. The Hollis Social …
Friday, April 26, 2013
We, like many of you, are trying to make sense of the two explosions that rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. Listening to reports on the …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Hollis is a town rich in history. Chartered as the town of Dunstable in 1673, its roots go back to a land grant to Capt. John Mason in 1629. This …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Recent snow storms, as unwelcome as they might have been, served one continuing purpose: to remind us of how hard our state and local highway departments work and what a …
Friday, March 29, 2013

To the Editor: There are people whose job it is to sit around a table and think: How can we do something truly stupid, and make it harmful to the …
Friday, September 12, 2014 | Submitted by Sidney Hall
Thank you from Hollis Strawberry Festival To the Editor: The Hollis Town Band and the Hollis Woman’s Club’s 68th Hollis Strawberry Festival on Sunday, June 22, experienced a record crowd …
Friday, June 27, 2014
What’s the buzz about Common Core? Find out June 16 To the Editor: There has been a lot of discussion around Common Core state standards (CCSS). In Hollis Brookline SAU …
Friday, June 13, 2014
Thanks to those who participated in Memorial Day celebrations To the Editor: I have been organizing the Memorial Day Services as the selectmen-appointed Memorial Day Chairman for over 22 years. …
Friday, May 30, 2014
To the Editor: If you wish to change your political party registration in time for the next primary election, now is the time to do so. On Sept. 9, the …
Thursday, May 29, 2014

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