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To the Editor: We would like to thank the Hollis-Brookline community, the Captain Samuel Douglas Academy parents and staff, and the Hollis and Brookline fire departments for their generous support, thoughts, prayers and professional service after our house fire on Jan. 17. We moved to …

Saturday, April 30, 2016
To the Editor: Hello! My name is Hayden Wink, I am a seventh-grader at Hollis Brookline Middle School. I am sending this email so you can put it into your …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
To the Editor: My name is Emma Armstrong, and I am a grade 7 student at Hollis Brookline Middle School. I am sending this email to raise awareness towards the …
Saturday, April 16, 2016
To the Editor: Hollis and Brookline voted to increase co-op teachers' salaries by 6 percent over two years. The reason: equalize the elementary school and co-op pay. We were given …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
To the Editor: Recently, there have been several letters to the editor discussing Islam. Regardless of how a person feels about an individual, a people group or religion, the most …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
To the Editor: I am writing to correct misinformation being distributed in our community and in letters to this publication regarding the proposed Hollis Brookline Co-op teachers contract for fiscal …
Saturday, March 19, 2016
To the Editor: The heritage we received from prior residents of Hollis is not only a splendid rural landscape, but a place of community and collaboration. The Town Meeting is …
Saturday, March 19, 2016
To the Editor: I am writing to ask Hollis and Brookline voters to please attend the Co-op District Meeting on March 23 at the HBHS gym, 7 p.m. (child care …
Saturday, March 19, 2016
To the Editor: A big thank you to all contestants and guests who contributed to such a great event, the Chili/Chowder/Soup Cook-Off. What a crowd we had! About 300 visitors …
Saturday, March 12, 2016
To the Editor: As I read the letter to the editor from Janice Hicks, Hollis, I wondered if we were sitting in two different rooms, listening to two different presentations. …
Saturday, March 12, 2016
To the Editor: I was appalled and saddened by the letter from Janet Hicks posted in a recent paper and that you gave a voice to those who propagate the …
Saturday, March 12, 2016
To the editor: I urge residents of Hollis and Brookline to support the petition warrant article to adopt SB2 voting. The common misperception is that SB2 will remove the ability …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: I am writing to urge Brookline residents to support Warrant Article 10, which would make the Brookline Library's assistant director's position a full-time position. In the past …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: During the Hollis Brookline Co-op School District budget hearing on Feb. 18, the Co-op Budget Committee reported that Brookline's tax rate for the co-op will increase 14.4 …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: My name is Elizabeth Brown, and I ask for your support as a candidate for the Hollis Board of Selectmen. I graduated from the University of Minnesota …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: On March 12 at the Hollis Town Meeting, the residents of Hollis have the opportunity to protect Birch Hill. This forested property of 354 acres, accessible from …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: My name is Krista Whalen, and I am asking for your support to continue serving on the Hollis Brookline Cooperative School District. The past four years, I …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: Why do some want the SB2 form of town meeting versus the traditional meeting? The benefits are always touted as allowing more people to vote on the …
Saturday, February 27, 2016
To the Editor: This March on Election Day, registered voters can go to the polls, which are open for 12 hours, and cast their ballots for school board and town …
Saturday, February 27, 2016
To the Editor: On Tuesday, March, 8 the voters of Hollis and Brookline will have the opportunity to vote to adopt SB2, which would allow for all-day ballot voting on …
Saturday, February 27, 2016
To the Editor: I am submitting below a letter concerning a lecture titled "Your American Muslim Neighbor" that was given on Feb. 14, 2016, at the Brookline Fire Station. "Your …
Saturday, February 27, 2016
To the Editor: At Town Meeting in Hollis this year, Warrant Article 3 gives the voters the opportunity to purchase and permanently protect nearly 1 mile of shorefront and 140 …
Saturday, February 27, 2016
To the Editor: What a great day - sunny skies, winter weather, snow to ride and the 2016 Pink Ride. Thank you to all who joined us today at the …
Monday, February 22, 2016
To the Editor: I am writing in support of a change to all-day secret ballot voting for the co-op district. This change is for adoption of Senate Bill 2. To …
Monday, February 22, 2016
To the Editor: The Democratic Caucus of Hollis met on Jan. 26 at the Lawrence Barn. The topics of the evening were the New Hampshire and Iowa caucuses. The N.H. …
Monday, February 8, 2016
To the Editor: I have lived in Hollis for 18 years. I moved in when I was 50 years old. I often go to the transfer station once or twice …
Saturday, January 9, 2016
To the Editor: Every village is proud of its common, and Hollis has one of the prettiest in the state. On Saturday, Dec. 12, the town lit over 2,500 luminary …
Saturday, December 26, 2015
To the Editor: Each time I drive past 64 Main St., Hollis, or Silver Lake State Park, it brings a smile to my face. And with that smile comes the …
Saturday, December 19, 2015
An open letter to all Hollis residents and community members: It is with mixed emotions that I have tendered my resignation from the Hollis Police Department effective Dec. 20, 2015, …
Saturday, December 19, 2015
To the Editor: For the past several months, the East Coast Marketing Group (ECMG) has been fundraising on behalf of the Merrimack Police Department's New England Police Benevolent Association Local …
Saturday, December 12, 2015
To the Editor: Thank you, Merrimack! Thanks to the support of many local Merrimack businesses and the many Merrimack rafflers who came out to have fun and win raffles, our …
Saturday, December 12, 2015
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our community partners in sharing the 2015 theme for Red Ribbon Week which is "Respect Yourself …
Saturday, December 12, 2015
To the Editor: Far too often in today's society, only the bad news commands space in our media outlets. However, every once in a while, people do something that restores …
Saturday, December 12, 2015
To the Editor: Scouting for Food was a huge success this year! The communities of Mason, Wilton, Mont Vernon, Lyndeborough, Brookline, Amherst and Milford generously donated more than 13,400 items …
Saturday, December 5, 2015
To the Editor: Hollis Troop 12 Boy Scouts hosted their annual spaghetti supper on Saturday, Nov. 7, and fed over 200 people. We would like to thank the community for …
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Dear Fellow Brookliners: I hope that this past year has been a happy and healthy one for you, and that it continues through 2016, which is approaching rather quickly. The …
Saturday, November 21, 2015
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