HB News

Hollis grad receives scholarship

Hannah Balfour, of Hollis, recently received a scholarship from the Scots’ Charitable Society of Boston. The society, founded in 1657, is the oldest charitable organization in the U.S. With support from the Women’s Auxiliary, over $80,000 was awarded to 47 undergraduate college students of ...

Fish and Game: Report wild turkey sightings

CONCORD – As the summer months continue, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department reminds the public to report sightings of hen turkeys, with or without young, through the Department’s online survey at: www.wildnh.com/surveys/turkeybrood.html. The survey continues through Aug. 31, ...

60th annual NH Antiques Show set for Aug. 10-12

MANCHESTER – For six decades, the annual NH Antiques Show has upheld the tradition of bringing fine quality antiques to New England. The NH Antiques Dealers Association date for the 60th annual New Hampshire Antiques Show is Aug. 10-12 at the Radisson Hotel Manchester. This years’ show will ...

What’s bugging you?

LYNDEBOROUGH – Out of the 23,000 species of insects found in New Hampshire, only a small percentage are considered pests. But we do hate them, especially if we’re gardeners. They go after our carefully tended vegetables, flowers and trees, chewing on leaves and roots, damaging buds and ...

Library, Hollis youth give back to community

The Hollis Social Library hosted a clean up and beautification program in July 5, during which area children helped spruce up the library grounds, including planting flowers that were donated by Lull Farms. On July 13, local kids created blankets for families in need during the Knotted Blanket ...

Hollis church teams up with Habitat for Humanity

HOLLIS – On Saturday, June 17, Congregational Church of Hollis members volunteered their time to continue the building of a soon-to-be-home for two local families in need of decent, affordable housing at Greater Nashua Habitat for Humanity’s build site located at 42 Chestnut Street in ...

Simply delicious

AMHERST – “Our life is frittered away by detail,” said Henry David Thoreau. “Simplify, simplify.” The 19th century essayist probably never had to cook a meal for a family, but Liz Barbour says he was on the right track. “We have so many things in our kitchens,” the cooking ...

Scholars

BINGHAMTON STATE UNIVERSITY Jacob David Solon, of Hollis, has been named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at Binghamton (N.Y.) State University. LOYOLA UNIVERSITY The following local students were named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at Loyola University in Baltimore, Md. FROM HOLLIS: ...

Resident of Hollis graduates from the Academy of Notre Dame

TYNGSBORO, Mass. – On June 3, the Academy of Notre Dame held its 163rd Upper School commencement ceremony. Among the students who received their diplomas from the private, all-girls Catholic high school was Amaya Murguia, of Hollis. Murguia’s time at the academy has been marked by ...

Milford swim meet attracts hundreds of youths

More than 500 young people and their coaches and parents will descend on Keyes Memorial Park this weekend for Milford’s biggest athletic event of the year. The Milford Rotary Club’s Swim Meet will have 15 teams from all over southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts. It’s an ...

Hollis Troop 12 promotes six Scouts to rank of Eagle

HOLLIS – Statistics show that of any 100 boys that become Scouts in America, only four will reach the prestigious rank of Eagle. The road to Eagle is long and challenging, involving many years of community service, demonstrated leadership, merit badge and rank requirements, camping, hiking ...

Real Estate agency welcomes three new team members

BROOKLINE – New to Farwell Realty is Randy Farwell, recreational property specialist; Kevin Visnaskas, associate broker; and Bob Bluhm, residential/commercial sales agent. Randy Farwell (randy@alpinezipline.com), is co-owner and co-developer of the Alpine Adventures in Lincoln, and Candia ...

One-day fishing license available

CONCORD – Are you planning a visit to New Hampshire’s lakes, streams or ponds? New Hampshire Fish and Game offers a single-day freshwater fishing license to anglers who want to give New Hampshire angling a try. The single-day license is a quick and inexpensive alternative for new anglers ...

Group of Hollis, Brookline residents riding in Pan Mass Challenge

NEEDHAM, Mass. – On Aug. 5 and 6, seven riders from Hollis and one from Brookline will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge with the goal of raising $48 million for critical research and cancer care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During the weekend, more than 6,200 cyclists from ...

ASD & Hollis Brookline Middle School Honor Roll

Hollis Brookline Middle School has announced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 school year. COMPREHENSIVE HIGH HONOR ROLL (ALL A’s) GRADE 7: Hallie Bardani, William Bird, Rylee Bouvier, Rachel Brackett, Miriam Burgher, Jordan Cassily, Kaitlyn Castriotta, Kelsey Chen, Ava ...

A taste of summer

Nobody went home hungry from the 71st Hollis Strawberry Festival, held Sunday, June 25, at the Hollis Town Commons. Strawberries, shortcake, whipped cream and ice cream satisfied hundreds of visitors with a yen for a taste of summer. Hollis resident and attendee Boris Bronfine described the ...

Jonathan Gilmour Scholarship Fund award recipients announced

Boston – Ten staff members from Zoo New England’s Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Mass., and Stone Zoo in Stoneham, Mass., have been selected as the 2017 award recipients of the Jonathan Gilmour Memorial Scholarship Fund. This year’s scholarships will benefit projects ranging from traveling ...

Woman’s club awards two scholarships

HOLLIS – The Hollis Woman’s Club is pleased to announce the selection of two recipients of the annual scholarships awarded to high school seniors who are residents of Hollis or Brookline. Each scholarship is for $1,000 and is funded by proceeds from the annual Strawberry Festival in the ...

MASHStock reunion set for Aug. 12 in Amherst

The 3rd annual MASHStock reunion celebration will be held Aug. 12 at Knight Farm on Stearns Road in Amherst. This year, the class of 1977 will have their 40th reunion and the class of 1982 will have their 35th at MASHStock. All MASH attendees from classes 1971-93 – when MASH was a co-op high ...

HB Interact Club lends a hand at Hollis Fast 5k

The Hollis Brookline Rotary Interact Club spent an afternoon at the Hollis Fast 5k Race on June 8, where there were more than 1,400 registered runners. They arrived at Hollis Brookline Middle School at 4 p.m. to help with the setup, and manned water stations and guarded racers belongings during ...