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Friday, December 19, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Kyle Jackson, of Mont Vernon, completed basic training in Quantico, Va., in November. Jackson was recognized for graduating in the top 5 percent of his company, …
Friday, December 19, 2014 | Submitted by Pam McKinney
HOLLIS – Hollis Primary School will hold a registration session from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, for incoming 2015-16 kindergarten and first-grade students. Children must be 5 by Sept. 30, …
Friday, December 19, 2014
FITCHBURG, Mass. – Isabelle Hu, of Hollis, is an Applewild School scholar and a recipient of an AppleCore Scholarship. When Isabelle and her parents visited the school during her fourth-grade …
Friday, December 12, 2014
The New Hampshire School Nurse of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding nurse for her contributions to the school and community. To be eligible, the nurse must meet these criteria: …
Friday, December 12, 2014
The 2014 New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival will return Tuesday, Dec. 16, with a presentation of “Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation,” a new documentary film by …
Friday, December 12, 2014
BROOKLINE – It was a bittersweet tree lighting ceremony on Sunday as the town honored a young mother who died on Christmas Eve 2013. Each year, a resident is chosen …
Friday, December 12, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
NASHUA – The Front Door Agency recently dedicated a suite at the Norwell Home on Concord Street to Hollis residents Jim and Sandy Healy. The Healys have been longtime supporters …
Friday, December 12, 2014
NASHUA – These Hollis students were named to the Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School first-quarter honor roll for the 2014-15 school year: PRINCIPAL’S LIST GRADE 7: Elizabeth N. Bonnette, …
Friday, December 12, 2014
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts announced that the competition roster for this year’s Poetry Out Loud is set, including Hollis Brookline High School. Forty-one high schools and …
Friday, December 12, 2014
CONCORD – Healthy Eating Active Living New Hampshire it is taking applications from schools for the 2015 “ED”ies award. Applications are due Friday, Jan. 9, and can be downloaded from …
Friday, December 12, 2014
Shannon Gagnon remembers helping her mother with the Merrimack Lioness Club’s Operation Santa Project decades ago when she was just 3 or 4. Now Gagnon is the club’s president, and …
Friday, December 5, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Dick Patten, state Grange community service director, launched a holiday project called “Santa Remembers Teens at Christmas” at the recent state Grange session in Nashua. The idea came about a …
Friday, December 5, 2014
NASHUA – The PLUS Co. and the Greater Nashua YMCA are teaming up for the third year to create an alternative holiday photo experience with Santa Claus. Families with children …
Friday, December 5, 2014
MERRIMACK – St. Joseph Community Services, the provider of Meals on Wheels and community dining throughout Hillsborough County, is seeking holiday gifts for its elderly and disabled homebound clients. All …
Friday, December 5, 2014
CONCORD – New Hampshire hunters can share their fall harvest with the needy through the Hunt for the Hungry program at the New Hampshire Food Bank. Last year, the program …
Friday, December 5, 2014
NASHUA – Providing physical therapy for dogs and other has been successful enough that Horse ’n Hound is building a larger facility in a former dairy farm in Hollis, and …
Friday, December 5, 2014 | By Hollis Brookline Journal staff
NASHUA – Members of the creative writing classes at the Rivier Institute for Senior Education at Rivier University will read from their annually published journal, “Dawn, The Literary Journal of …
Friday, November 21, 2014
The trees are mostly bare and the leaf peepers have come and gone, but the memories of fall 2014 live on in photos from The Cabinet Press’ fall foliage photo …
Friday, November 14, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
HOLLIS – The Hollis Historical Society will present “Reuben Dow’s Company” by Jim Hayden at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Lawrence Barn on Depot Road. Dow’s Company began …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School recently named the officers to its Student Council. Eighth-grader Angad Chugh, of Nashua, was named president. Vice presidents are eighth-graders Andrea MacFarlane, …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – The Nashua Panthers will host a Boston Bruins alumni game at Conway Arena at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. “This is a real honor to welcome so many …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – Harbor Homes, a member of the Partnership for Successful Living, announced its success in providing permanent housing and supportive services to an additional 38 chronically homeless individuals and …
Friday, November 14, 2014
NASHUA – Harbor Homes is preparing for its 14th annual Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and those in need of a hot meal. This event is for those who would …
Friday, November 14, 2014
CONCORD – The American Red Cross New Hampshire Region is seeking hero nominations from community members for its 2015 Heroes Breakfast. The nationwide event that recognizes and honors ordinary people …
Friday, November 14, 2014
Results are in from the midterm election, but New Hampshire’s youngest residents are now out in full force, voting for their favorite picture books to see which will win the …
Friday, November 14, 2014
HOLLIS – Beaver Brook Nature Center is planning several events for adults and kids. Registration is required. To reserve a spot, call 465-7787 or visit www.beaverbrook.org. The Saturday Nature Club …
Friday, November 14, 2014
Elks National Foundation Scholarship applications are available to high school seniors only by visiting www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm. Scholarships range from $1,000-$12,500 a year. Application information is available from guidance departments and from …
Friday, November 14, 2014
Many people who live in New Hampshire know the state has a burgeoning arts community. Thousands of artists toil in their studio every day, producing a bewildering array of arts, …
Friday, November 7, 2014 | By ERIC STANWAY Correspondent
Robert Louis DeMayo, of Hollis, will be lecturing and signing books at two libraries and talking with several classes at Hollis Brookline High School during the second week of November. …
Friday, November 7, 2014
BEDFORD – People might drive sensible cars, but they can dream – dream it’s 1964 and they’re driving a red VW Beetle along a California highway, or dream their race …
Friday, October 31, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Some winter farmers markets are poised to open as the bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables and other local goods offered during the summer’s outdoor markets draws to a close. Outdoor …
Friday, October 24, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
Get your cameras ready for the New Hampshire fall foliage season. We invite our readers to submit their best photos to our 2014 Fall Foliage Contest. There will be prizes …
Friday, October 17, 2014
MILFORD – There will be something for everyone at the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Southern New Hampshire Expo this year. And this year, it’s happening on a day when …
Friday, October 17, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
We’ve assembled a ghoulishly good collection of calendar events for your Halloween entertainment. From high-octane horror houses to family-friendly autumnal fun, we’ve harvested the area’s best offerings. Grab a buddy …
Friday, October 10, 2014 | By KATHLEEN PALMER Staff Writer
WILTON – Retired Souhegan High School science teacher Chris Balch is on a new mission. Last year, Balch raised more than $2,500 for the Hope for Gus Foundation. This year, …
Friday, October 3, 2014
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