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HOLLIS – By all accounts, Ruth E. Wheeler was a remarkable woman. During the early years of the 20th century, a time when few women pursued careers, the Hollis High School graduate earned her Bachelor of Arts from Simmons College in Boston and a Master …

Friday, September 12, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
HOLLIS – Fred Townsend, 102, moved to Hollis three years ago to be with his daughter, Barbara. On Aug. 11, he received the Boston Post Cane for being the oldest …
Friday, September 12, 2014
A series of rain and lightning storms caused fires, downed trees and led to the cancellation of events throughout the region last Saturday. The lightning storm knocked out power at …
Friday, September 12, 2014 | By Journal staff
LYNDEBOROUGH – At some point during various renovations at Citizens’ Hall over the last few years – no one seems to be able to recall just when – the old …
Friday, September 5, 2014 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
CHICAGO – Legendary comics creator Stan Lee will serve as the honorary chairman of Library Card Sign Up Month in September. During the month, the Campaign for America’s Libraries, the …
Friday, September 5, 2014
HOLLIS – A special town meeting will be held in Hollis on Saturday, Sept. 20, to consider the following warrant. All articles require a majority vote to pass. They are …
Friday, September 5, 2014
BROOKLINE – We don’t know for sure, but Brookline’s Old Home Days, coming up the weekend after Labor Day, may be the biggest old home days in the town’s history. …
Friday, August 29, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
NEW BOSTON – The New England John Deere Expo will return to the spacious property at the Hillsborough County 4-H Youth Center, an agricultural activities area for kids at 15 …
Friday, August 22, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
School is for learning, but parents, teachers and administrators will virtually all agree that keeping children safe has always been the highest priority. Years ago, the messages about children’s safety …
Friday, August 15, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
We all scream .... ! People line up at seasonal ice cream stands in Brookline, Milford and Merrimack …
Friday, August 8, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
In a little more than three months, the Hollis Parks Project has exceeded its initial fundraising goal of $40,000, triggering a $10,000 allocation from the Town of Hollis, bringing the …
Friday, August 8, 2014 | Anna Birch
BROOKLINE – When the dismissal bell rang Friday, June 20, it was the start of summer vacation for students and staff alike, but for some it meant the last day …
Friday, August 1, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – The summer may be half over, but there are still some openings in August classes at Beaver Brook Association. With programs like Forest Forts, Nature Detectives, Can You …
Friday, July 25, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
BROOKLINE – The Fire Department is sponsoring the ninth annual Brookline Tailgate and Grilling BBQ Cookoff at the Brookline Ball Field on Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20. Admission …
Friday, July 18, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – Kathy Reczko commutes to Boston for her job as a software development manager, but when she returns home at the end of a long day, she unwinds by …
Friday, July 18, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
HOLLIS – The Hollis Social Library is sponsoring an evening of jazz from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 at the Lawrence Barn. Side Street Combo, a sextet comprised of …
Friday, July 18, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
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 …
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
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