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To the Editor: The Hollis Troop 12 Boy Scouts hosted their annual Spaghetti Supper this past Saturday, Nov. 15, and fed over 100 people. We would like to thank the community for joining us, and send along a big thank-you to our sponsors and volunteers. …

Friday, November 21, 2014
To the Editor: Like myself, many are inundated with political ad campaigns. The ones that really catch my attention are the negative ads, specifically from incumbents. If incumbents really want …
Thursday, October 30, 2014
To the Editor: Republican candidates up and down the New Hampshire ballot are using the tried and true “tax and spend” label to brazenly accuse Democrats of being reckless with …
Thursday, October 30, 2014
To the Editor: The New Hampshire Public Health Association (NHPHA) would like to publicly thank Rep. Melanie Levesque, who is among those in your area whose hard work this past …
Thursday, October 30, 2014
To the Editor: Are you tired of high property taxes? About 80 percent of property taxes are spent on education. Of these educational costs, approximately 80 percent go towards staff …
Thursday, October 30, 2014
To the Editor: As Granite Staters, we expect our members of Congress to represent New Hampshire interests first. In the case of Sen. Shaheen and Rep. Kuster, this is simply …
Thursday, October 30, 2014
To the Editor: We believe in honoring and cultivating each student’s potential. As educators, we recognize that a quality education does not look the same for everyone. Each student comes …
Thursday, October 30, 2014
To the Editor: My name is Gale Taylor, and I am running for state representative. If elected, I will focus on those issues that will strengthen the economy by supporting …
Thursday, October 30, 2014
To the Editor: I strongly support Jack Flanagan and Chris Adams for Brookline-Mason state representatives. This team will support governor Walt Havenstein’s detailed plan to bring 25,000 new jobs into …
Friday, October 24, 2014
To the Editor: Oct. 5 was a gorgeous day to enjoy all things Hollis during our 49th annual Apple Festival and Band Concert. The Hollis Woman’s Club and Hollis Town …
Friday, October 24, 2014
To the Editor: To Sens. Ayotte and Shaheen and Rep. Kuster: You were elected to your office by the citizen voters of New Hampshire and sent to Washington to serve …
Friday, October 24, 2014
To the Editor: There’s a place in my heart for every person in New Hampshire who goes to the poll and bothers to vote. We are all trying to do …
Friday, October 24, 2014
To the Editor: Election season is upon us, and so it’s time to reflect on promises made and what was delivered. My main disappointment is the lack of jobs created …
Friday, October 17, 2014 | Submitted by Shelly Desai
To the Editor: Do you walk, hike, dog walk, horseback ride, mountain bike, snowshoe, hunt, bird watch, cross-country ski, snowmobile or geo cache on the Hollis trails? Show you care …
Thursday, October 16, 2014
To the Editor: I recently watched the debate between the two candidates for county attorney. I was so impressed with Patti LaFrance. She came across as knowledgeable and professional. It …
Thursday, October 16, 2014
To the Editor: In Concord, we have accomplished a great deal for the people of New Hampshire. Among the accomplishments are pay equity, equal pay for equal work, which benefits …
Thursday, October 16, 2014
To the Editor: All across this nation, an ever-increasing number of citizens, particularly parents and, increasingly, teachers, are fighting back against Common Core. The more people learn, the more they …
Thursday, October 16, 2014
To the Editor: Beaver Brook Association turned 50 this year, and we have just completed a very enjoyable 34th annual Fall Festival and Art Show weekend. We would like to …
Friday, October 10, 2014
To the Editor: It is election time again, and the importance of this midterm election cannot be overstated. We have seen the sharp contrast in Concord between the Legislature elected …
Friday, October 10, 2014
To the Editor: The Hollis VFW Post was founded in 1992, and this is a first for us. After reading the great letter to the editor by Wilfrid Marquis about …
Friday, September 26, 2014
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
To the Editor: As someone working in the energy industry, I would sincerely appreciate the folks in Hollis establishing a thoughtful list of concerns for discussion versus being immediately against …
Thursday, May 15, 2014
To the Editor: As a parent, it is my responsibility to protect my children. Whose responsibility is it to protect New Hampshire’s forests, seacoast, lakes, mountains and wildlife? The White …
Thursday, May 15, 2014
To the Editor: The Friends of the Hollis Social Library will hold the annual Book Sale on May 10 at the Hollis Town Hall. This well-attended event opens its doors …
Thursday, May 1, 2014
To the Editor: Last weeks’ satirical letter by Mary Zore was hilarious. As a longtime satire writer, I especially liked her powerful use of irony. She criticizes two previous HBJ …
Monday, May 5, 2014
To the Editor: I write today as a concerned citizen and taxpayer after experiencing the recent deplorable cooperative board annual meetings. I have never before seen such an orchestrated display …
Thursday, April 24, 2014
To the Editor: My name is Khushali Patel, and I am a seventh-grader at Hollis Brookline Middle School. I lost my grandmother in September 2013 to lymphoma, and it was …
Thursday, April 24, 2014
To the Editor: In last week’s Hollis Brookline Journal, Lynne Dougherty requested alternatives to Common Core state standards and expressed indifference for “local (parental) control of education.” I’d like to …
Thursday, April 24, 2014
To the Editor: I share Normand Bleau’s disappointment to read the misrepresentations and accusations Representative Levesque makes in her letter to the editor in the April 4 issue of The …
Thursday, April 24, 2014
To The Editor: Within the past several weeks, we have had two letters and articles in the Hollis Brookline Journal that represent emotional responses to the issues of our days …
Thursday, April 24, 2014
To The Editor: I have read with interest over the past several weeks letters to the editor that have vilified the Common Core state standards (CCSS). What has struck me …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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