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Brookline residents to ride in Pan-Mass Challenge

On Aug. 4 and 5, two riders from Brookline – Stephanie Erickson and Robin Gavin – will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) ,with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber ...

Eversource gifts $38K to United Way

NASHUA – United Way of Greater Nashua received a gift of $38,000 from Eversource Energy, as a “corporate gift” to United Way’s current workplace campaign. “The United Way of Greater Nashua has been serving the neighborhoods where we work and live for decades, providing an important ...

Brookline Girl Scout earns Gold Award, honored by VFW

HOLLIS – Gold Award Girl Scout Cordelia Scales, 16, of Brookline, has not only changed her world for the better with her Gold Award project to improve the recreational space at Cider Mill Trailhead, she was also chosen as the VFW New Hampshire State Scout of the Year. Only one Scout of the ...

Amedisys Hospice in need of volunteers

Have you ever thought about volunteering for hospice, but find yourself wondering what the role of a hospice volunteer actually is? You could help make the life of a patient a little brighter by reading together, playing a board game or doing a puzzle together, or by simply visiting and sharing ...

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Worcester Poly rower Fox earns prestigious honor

Worcester Poly Tech sophomore Brandon Fox of Hollis earned a spectacular honor recently. The Engineers’ rower was named a prestigious NERC All-Scholar Award winner. The NERC All-Scholar award recognizes the student-athlete from each program that holds the highest cumulative grade ...

Cavs’ coaching carousel hits baseball team

Sometime results do matter in high school when it comes to coaching. At Hollis Brookline, the climate for baseball has become more and more tenuous, as the Cavaliers have failed to make the tournament the last three years. Possibly as result, the coach of the last two of those seasons, Rich ...

Gallant charge by Cavalier girls ends in state final loss

MANCHESTER – Trailing by three with 12:46 to play, Hollis Brookline midfielder CeCe Fetter intercepted a Portsmouth pass in the Cavaliers defensive zone and sprinted downfield for a goal on the other end. A clutch play by the Cavaliers lone senior that cut No. 2 Portsmouth’s lead to two ...

Hollis Brookline High track teams step up at Pelham meet

The Hollis Brookline track teams took part in the Pelham High Invitational over the weekend with several fine performances turned in during the first big meet of spring. Lily Jackson took third place on the girls side in the discus. The sophomore sent the disc flying 104-feet, 9-inches on her ...

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Entrants sought for summer holiday card challenge

To the Editor: I’m baaaack! While I remain ever grateful to Hollis/Brookline response to last year’s Holiday Card Challenge, I’d like to up the ante and challenge our amazing community again. This year my goal is to collect 5,000 cards for each of the branches of our military; 25,000 in ...

SB 2 is not for Hollis and Brookline

Why do some want the SB 2 form of town meeting versus the traditional town meeting? The benefits of SB 2 are always touted as allowing more people to vote on the town warrant articles because voting is conducted on election day. This is definitely a benefit. But, what is it that people can vote ...

Restore sustainable spending in schools

The Hollis Brookline Cooperative School District has several warrant articles on this year’s warrant, that if approved will significantly increase property taxes for households in Hollis and Brookline. As the former Hollis Brookline Cooperative Budget Committee Chairman, I am very concerned ...

Vote NO on SB 2 in Brookline

On election day, March 13, at the bottom of Brookline’s town ballot, there will be a seemingly harmless question vaguely asking whether we want to adopt “official ballot voting on all issues.” Seems benign when you put it that way. However, what it means is ending our 249 year tradition ...

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Patricia Alice (Flanagan) Ryherd

Patricia Alice (Flanagan) Ryherd passed away in Nashua NH on June 14, 2018 at age 85. She was recently surrounded by her family at a reunion with her children and their spouses, Cathleen & Robert Glynn, Eric & Cindy Ryherd, Michael & Debra Ryherd and her six grandchildren Kayleigh, ...

Deanna E. Brede

FORT MYERS, FL –Deanna E. Brede, 80, resident of Fort Myers, FL, died on March 16 2018 at Shell Point Hospice, Fort Myers, FL. She was born in Detroit, MI on May 2, 1937 a daughter of Laurence and Esther (Isaacsen) Dienst. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Luther Memorial School ...

Gary Bent

TOWNSEND, MA – Gary “Carrot” Bent, 66, resident of Townsend, MA, died on December 29, 2017 at Apple Valley Center, Ayer, MA. He was born in Fitchburg, MA on June 21, 1951, a son of Clara (Creighton) Bent Connolly of Barton, VT and the late Leonard E. Bent. Gary was raised and ...

Richard B. ‘Dick’ Drisko

Richard B. “Dick” Drisko, 88, of Hollis, NH died September 21, 2017 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH after a period of failing health. He was born in Newton, MA November 25, 1928 the son of Harold P. and Ruth (Thompson) Drisko. He grew up in Wellesley Hills, MA and graduated ...