HB News

Beaver Brook Appreciation Day

Members of Beaver Brook Association, a nonprofit nature center in Hollis comprised of around 2,200 acres, recently celebrated the work of its many volunteers with a luncheon and a festive session of wreath making. The event of Friday, Nov. 30, presented at the Lawrence Barn, in Hollis, ...

“The Nurse is In”

A Wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following Nurse Is In clinics where you can have your blood pressure checked and ask health questions. No appointment is necessary, and the service is provided free of charge to residents of all ...

Nursing Student  Valerie  Pauer Named to International Honor Society

MANCHESTER, N.H. - A  Brookline resident is among select students from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., who has been inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing. In a ceremony this fall, Sigma Theta Tau inducted  Valerie  Pauer of Brookline among 22 ...

Milford United Methodist Church Chancel Choir Christmas Concert

Milford United Methodist Church will present “Come and See” its 2018 Christmas Concert directed by its new Music Director, Jennifer Erdody on Sunday, December 16. In addition to the Concert Choir, Bell Choir, MUMC Band, and Praise Band, MUMC alumni Emily Getchell-Lacey and Katrina Feraco ...

The Power of Acceptance: Pain Vs. Suffering

The other night, as I was planning my talk for an upcoming mindfulness workshop, I stumbled across that Longfellow quote in a favorite book. When I read it, I was reminded of the power of acceptance and its important role in helping to create an ideal life. You see, most of the time, we’re ...

A look back at the ice storm of 2008

On the morning of Dec. 12, 2008, people over much of New England and upstate New York woke up to a changed world. Overnight, freezing rain fell on trees, twigs, branches and utility wires, and everything was encased in silvery ice. The ice-laden trees, branches and poles fell over roads, ...

Mum sales benefit HB field hockey team

The Hollis Brookline High School Field Hockey team is once again selling fall mums. They are gorgeous, half-bushel size, locally grown flowers approximately 30 inches in diameter, planted in wooden fruit basket Each one is $22. This year’s field hockey team includes more than 38 ...

Hitch a ride to the voting polls Sept. 11

The Souhegan Valley Transportation Collaborative (SVTC) is pleased to announce that the Souhegan Valley Rides bus service, aka “The Blue Bus,” will be providing rides to local voting locations on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Passengers must be pre-registered and call to schedule a ride by Wednesday, ...

Granite United Way announces promotion

STATE – Granite United Way proudly announces that Scoop Welch has been promoted to vice president of regional operations. In her new role, Welch will oversee area directors and area managers throughout Granite United Way and be the lead in the central region. She will also work closely with ...

Congregational Church of Hollis hosts vacation bible school

Showers and high humidity did little to dampen the exuberance and laughter of 72 children, teens and adults at the Hollis Congregational Church Vacation Bible School held from July 23-26. Activities included wood working, science, games, crafts, cooking, singing, dance, bells, skits and ...

Readers: Use regret as fuel for positive life changes

The other day as I was driving in my car listening to a song from my childhood I had a memory of being 12 and singing along to the radio in full voice. I was transported back and remembered the feeling of having my whole life ahead of me and how exciting and scary that felt. As I listened to ...

Scholars

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY Samantha Elizabeth Mello, from Hollis, a pre-business major, was named to the spring 2018 president’s list at Clemson (S.C.) University. EMMANUEL COLLEGE The following local students graduated this spring from Emmanuel College in Boston: FROM BROOKLINE: Logan ...

Derryfield School spring honor roll

The following students were named to the spring 2018 honor roll at the Derryfield School in Manchester. FROM BROOKLINE: Colin McCaigue, grade 10, highest honors. FROM HOLLIS: Emma Abate, grade 10, highest honors; John Anderson, grade 11, high honors; Jessica Carr, grade 11, high honors; ...

Vote for nonprofit to win IMPACT award

BOSTON – New Hampshire residents are invited to vote for their favorite local nonprofit organization to receive the Red Sox Foundation’s fourth annual IMPACT Award and $10,000 donation! The 2018 IMPACT program will donate a total of $75,000 to 15 New England charitable organizations, which ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Hollis artist to exhibit at Jaffrey Civic Center

The Jaffrey Civic Center welcomes Hollis artist, Jennifer McCalmont, who will present her florals and landscapes oil exhibit in the Cunningham Gallery from July 6-Aug. 3. Jennifer Nixdorf McCalmont spent her early years drawing and creating constantly. She attended University of ...