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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 during the past few years. Why are so many Granite Staters having to commute to …

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
To the Editor: It is most unfortunate that the Representative Levesque chose to personally attack my husband in her recent letter to the editor. Moreover, it is extremely troubling that …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: I have never written to the local paper until today and knew very little about Common Core until the SAU presentation at the end of January. As …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: My name is Niko Martin, and I am a seventh-grade student at Hollis Brookline Middle School in Hollis. I am writing to you because I believe same-sex …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: Another maple season has ended and Mother Nature made it a bit difficult with all her snow and freezing temperatures, but we made it through! We would …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: Have you ever driven past the Hollis Primary School and noticed the lovely Tee Pee that is set up every fall? This is a part of the …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: It’s getting easier to understand why concerned parents are increasingly pushing back against the Common Core agenda being imposed upon their kids. Academic standards would be dumbed …
Friday, April 11, 2014
To the Editor: It was very disappointing to read the misrepresentations and accusations in Representative Levesque’s letter to the editor in the April 4 issue of The Journal. First, she …
Friday, April 11, 2014
To the Editor: My name is AshLynn Hoey, and I am a seventh-grade student at Hollis Brookline Middle School in Hollis. My friend was diagnosed with cancer last year, and …
Friday, April 11, 2014
To the Editor: State Sen. Peggy Gilmour, D-Hollis, should be congratulated for her prime sponsorship of a bill (SB 193) that would examine the pathways to oral health in our …
Friday, April 11, 2014
To the Editor: The Hollis trails are closed for mud season to horses and mountain bikers. This is done to protect the trails from being torn up until they dry …
Friday, April 4, 2014
To the Editor: I appreciated the letter from the Hollis woman in last week’s paper. She pointed out that there should be discussions and a study down about the tax …
Friday, April 4, 2014
To the Editor: Last week, Kat McGhee wrote a negative review of the yet-to-be-held forum on Common Core state standards (CCSS), claiming the panel was anti-CCSS and not fact-based. There …
Friday, April 4, 2014
To the Editor: Last week, a nonbinding vote was taken to reject Common Core state standards in the Hollis Brookline Co-op. We heard 20 minutes against CCSS and were cut …
Friday, April 4, 2014
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