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BROOKLINE – Hurricane Arthur may have caused area towns to postpone evening Fourth of July fireworks, but the 10 a.m. Brookline parade went off without a hitch, or even a raindrop. The light showers earlier in the morning were gone, and although skies remained grey …

Friday, July 11, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
BROOKLINE – Betty Hall, former New Hampshire House representative and longtime active member of the Brookline community, was honored at the Brookline Community Church’s service on June 1. Carol Cherian, …
Friday, July 11, 2014 | By HEATHER FYFE Correspondent
HOLLIS – Nancy Kring-Burns, who teaches fifth grade at Hollis Upper Elementary School, says she was honored to be invited to the White House for a teacher appreciation social on …
Friday, July 11, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
Red Sox trophies visit Brookline school …
Friday, July 11, 2014
HOLLIS – Each year the Lone Pine Hunters Club in Hollis holds a free fishing derby for children between the ages of 5 and 12. Last year, the fledgling Hollis …
Friday, June 27, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
Friday, June 27, 2014
HOLLIS – The high school level Destination Imagination team, comprised of five students from Hollis and Brookline, placed third in the Global Finals competition held at the University of Tennessee …
Friday, June 27, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – From lining up in the cafeteria before the ceremony to exiting to the lively strains of “Best Day of My Life,” the mood was upbeat at Hollis Brookline …
Friday, June 20, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – When organizers start planning the strawberry festival in January, no one can predict the growing conditions for the signature crop six months later. This year, the strawberry crop …
Friday, June 20, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
The weather may not have been ideal, but the guests took it all in stride as a sell-out crowd of 350 joined the trustees and staff of Beaver Brook Association …
Friday, June 13, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – The Colonial Garden Club of Hollis will hold a tour of eight unique area gardens on Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with this year’s …
Friday, June 13, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
MANCHESTER – A woman who grew up in Hollis will perform for the home crowd when the international touring company of Cirque du Soleil’s production of “Verakai” comes to the …
Friday, June 13, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – Spring is the time when students showcase their talents, often the culmination of a yearlong class. There are concerts, plays, author’s teas, art exhibits and other events to …
Friday, June 6, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
The music and art departments of Hollis Brookline Middle School presented a spring art showcase May 21. The school band performed, under the direction of music teacher William Hinkle, and …
Friday, June 6, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
n important life lesson is how to make an action plan to achieve a goal once it has been set. A group of local Girl Scouts dreamed about traveling to …
Friday, May 30, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
Humane Society for Greater Nashua MR. BEAN Hi! I’m Mr. Bean, a happy guy with a pretty unique name, which is good so you won’t soon forget me. I’m just …
Friday, May 30, 2014
HOLLIS – Hollis has become the first community in the state to receive one-gigabit high-speed internet service, which is 100 times faster than the average internet speed in the country. …
Friday, May 30, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
Thursday, May 29, 2014
LYNDEBOROUGH – Memorial Day is a time for remembering all of the veterans’ from all of our previous wars by placing a flag on each grave. There have been a …
Thursday, May 22, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
HOLLIS – The audience was treated to a wide variety of performances, from singing and dancing to karate, dog tricks and magic, at the Hollis Upper Elementary School spring talent …
Friday, May 16, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
BROOKLINE – The dedication of the Curt Jensen Memorial Field in Brookline was held at Brookline Town Field on May 10, with participation from scores of young baseball players and …
Friday, May 16, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
HOLLIS – Normal land-use processes rather than public outrage is the best route for Hollis to pursue if it wants to block or alter the route of a proposed natural …
Friday, May 16, 2014 | By DAVID BROOKS Staff Writer
HOLLIS – After a year of research, planning, presentations to town officials and passage of a warrant article, the Hollis Parks Project has launched its campaign to raise money for …
Friday, May 16, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – Beaver Brook Association was founded 50 years ago, and is celebrating the milestone in many ways, big and small. There are updated trail maps, a redesigned logo and …
Friday, May 9, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – A request for operating a bed and breakfast at 152 Broad St. was approved by the Hollis Planning Board at its April 15 meeting. The property is still …
Friday, May 9, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – Laura DeRosa, an eighth-grade American history teacher at Hollis Brookline Middle School, was honored at the New Hampshire Daughters of the American Revolution Spring Conference Awards Dinner in …
Friday, May 9, 2014
HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline High School math team has won the Southern Mathematics Association of Senior High (SMASH) league championship for the ninth consecutive year, as well as the …
Friday, May 9, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
DURHAM – Poetry about the seasons, a ring-toss game between a cat and a moose, and a day of skiing were among the subjects of winning stories in the New …
Friday, May 9, 2014
HOLLIS – A global sporting contest drawing teams from 38 countries is coming to Hollis this summer as part of its first appearance in the U.S. since 1996 – although …
Friday, May 9, 2014 | By DAVID BROOKS Staff Writer
BROOKLINE – At 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, a baseball field at the Brookline Ball Park will be dedicated to the memory of Firefighter Curt Jensen, who died in November. …
Friday, May 9, 2014
Humane Society for Greater Nashua TAZ Taz, here! I’m an active girl looking for a family who will run and play with me! I love to play with my toys …
Friday, May 9, 2014
HOLLIS – Now that the first public hearing has been held regarding the proposed Northeast Expansion Project, which would bring a natural gas pipeline through Hollis, the Journal asked residents …
Friday, May 2, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
Friday, May 2, 2014
HOLLIS – A Hollis man remains behind bars after being charged with several counts of sexual assault on a child. Michael Care, 52, of 451 Silver Lake Road, is being …
Friday, May 2, 2014 | By BRADFORD RANDALL Staff Writer
BROOKLINE – David Pastor, of Brookline, is the second generation of his family to own and operate Fletcher’s Appliance Store on Route 101A in Nashua, now celebrating its 90th year …
Friday, May 2, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
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