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Rising above Lyme Disease

Hiking? Gardening? Romping outdoors with the family dog? The activities might be wicked fun unless a truly wicked black-legged “deer” tick snags a ride on your skin and bites you. The rarely felt puncture can infuse through the wound a tick saliva backwash loaded with microbes that spread ...

Towns discuss Safety

May The Police Forces Be With You Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 7-8:30 pm The Wilton-Lyndeborough High School  - Cafeteria or Gym (TBD) Featuring Wilton Chief Eric Olesen Lyndeborough Chief Rance Deware The Wilton Community Center is sponsoring a lively Q & A discussion ...

Slow Down to Get More Done

I just had a crazy week. I traveled to New Orleans for a long weekend, and then came back and immediately coached at a Ladies Rock Camp for the last half of the week! I was living out of a suitcase, sleeping in strange beds, and being “on” for new experiences and people for seven straight ...

Alene Candles Invents New Way to Make ‘Marbled’ Candles 

Scientists from Bedford, Hooksett and Lee listed as co-inventors on patent Milford, N.H. (March 5, 2019) –  Alene Candles, the leading contract candle manufacturer in the United States, and its team of scientists were recently assigned a patent for inventing a new way to make ‘marbled’ ...

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Cavalier girls hope to rebound behind Balsamo

A year after winning the title, Hollis Brookline didn’t make it past the quarters this year but that may have had more to do with the draw – a tough quarterfinal opponent in eventual champion Hanover on the road – than anything else. Next season? All-State point guard Christina Balsamo ...

Cavalier boys fall in state quarters

PENACOOK – The fairly lengthy bus ride home after its Division II quarterfinal-round tournament loss yesterday afternoon was likely a quiet and solemn one for the Hollis Brookline boys basketball team. But truth be told, coach Cole Etten and his Cavaliers had a great many reasons to be ...

On the mat with … HB’s Zack Brickner

As far as critics go, Zack Brickner might be his toughest. The Hollis Brookline senior has delivered a sparkling 40-6 mark on the season, a Division II state championship and most recently, reached the finals of the New Hampshire Meet of Champions. Still, in falling to two-time state champ ...

Cavaliers reign above all at Division II State Meet

GOFFSTOWN – Okay, so perhaps the Hollis Brookline wrestling squad wasn’t seen as the absolute favorite to win the Division II state championship at Goffstown High School on Saturday. But coach Brian Bumpus’ Cavaliers were expected to be right at the center of the hunt for the crown. And ...

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Feels like the President has “switched sides”

Our President has strong beliefs about Putin that “Benedict Arnold” would love: #1) Putin’s assessment that North Korea’s ballistic missile system is NOT capable of hitting the USA with a nuclear weapon......over his own Intelligence team, who said that North Korea CAN hit the USA ...

Americans Could Love Trump

I was crossing the Hudson to Nashua bridge in December and spotted a man asking for money. I thought to myself, I can help him. I pulled a $10 bill out of my wallet to give him. He walked to my car with great effort on his part. He looked me right in the eye and say “May God bless you.” I ...

Not just president of those who elected him

I will always remember George H.W. Bush. While caring for my brother, an ex-Marine veteran of Korea and Vietnam, who experienced a stroke that left him paralyzed on his right side and unable to speak or communicate, the VA in New York State, wanted to send him to a nursing home that required he ...

Vote to override SB 365 and SB 446

Thank you to Sen. Avard for his continued support for the override of the veto by Gov. Sununu of SB 365 and SB 446. The young people we encourage to stay in or move to New Hampshire and visitors are not attracted by the attractions that Nashua, Manchester and Concord offer. They are ...

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Irene Thompson

BROOKLINE – Irene Elaine (Fessenden) Thompson died at her home in Brookline, NH on February 20, 2019, from the complications of Alzheimer’s disease, surrounded by family. Irene was born September 19, 1931 in Fitchburg, MA, the eldest child of Nason and Elsie (Beaubien) Fessenden. She was ...

Lawrence S. Finkelstein

Lawrence S. Finkelstein, Professor of Political Science and participant to the founding of the United Nations, died on February 13 in Manchester, NH.  He was 93.  Dr. Finkelstein earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Columbia University.  His career in international affairs ...

Michaela Langley McLaughlin

Michaela Langley McLaughlin of Hollis, NH passed away peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital. She was surrounded by her loving family as her long journey with cancer ended on February 12, 2019. Throughout these two years Michaela showed a remarkable spirit and zest for life. Her ...

Daniel C. Hatch

Daniel C. Hatch, 70, resident of Milford, NH, died on August 21, 2018 at Aynsley Place, Nashua, NH. He was born in Hanover, NH on November 24, 1947, a son of Earl and F. Eloise (Hall) Hatch. He graduated from Lebanon High School, Class of 1965 and Thomas College, Waterville, ME, where he met ...