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New Hampshire’s hunting seasons underway

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s hunting seasons kicked off on Sept. 1 with the opening of black bear and gray squirrel seasons. Archery seasons for turkey and white-tailed deer get underway Sept. 15. The statewide resident Canada goose hunt runs Sept. 1-25. Highlights of New Hampshire’s ...

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Brookline Public Library to have Open House BROOKLINE – Members of the community are invited to join the staff, Trustees, and Friends of the Brookline Public Library for their Open House on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Our theme this year is “Celebrating Community,” and we will ...

Interact club helps students prepare for school

The Hollis Brookline Rotary Interact members ended their summer by volunteering at the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter. They helped distribute backpacks that were filled with school supplies to children in need on Monday, Aug. 21. Club members spent the day walking children and their families ...

Hospice care center seeking volunteers

Home Health & Hospice Care is looking for people to volunteer their time to provide visits to hospice patients in the greater Nashua and surrounding areas. Volunteer support helps patients and their families feel less alone during a difficult time. A volunteer can make a friendly visit, ...

Little ducks in a row

WILTON – Pretending to be an animal like a cat, dog or frog comes naturally to kids, and so does dancing, hopping and singing. That’s what they do and more during Amanda Barrick’s yoga classes. Barrick is bringing children’s yoga to the Wilton- Milford area and has opened a studio in ...

Area man named certified SCORE mentor

Anthony “Tony” Ferreria, of Derry, has been named by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE as a member of the volunteer nonprofit organization and a certified small business mentor. SCORE, an arm of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is a national association with more than 13,000 ...

High school literacy program expands through NH Poetry Out Loud 2017-18

As New Hampshire educators continue to find innovative ways to engage their students, high schools will incorporate the Poetry Out Loud program into their English/language arts curriculum again this school year. The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts has opened registration for the 2017-18 ...

Beauty of eclipse matched by beauty of community sharing

A crowd of more than 200 people from the Brookline area gathered on Monday afternoon to participate in the Brookline Public Library’s solar eclipse event at the Brookline Ball Field. Activities kicked off at 1 p.m. with the dedication of Brookline’s first Little Free Library. This project ...

Hollis Boy Scouts enjoy ‘big trip’ out west to Wyoming

From July 28 to Aug. 6, 18 Boys Scouts from Hollis Troop 12 traveled to Wyoming for the troop’s biannual “Big Trip.” Scouts and adult leaders first ventured through Yellowstone National Park, where they experienced the park’s many geyser basins and hot springs, witnessed impressive ...

Blue-ribbon apple pies wanted

HOLLIS – Do you enjoy baking apple pies from scratch? The Old Home Days’ judges want to taste your creation! Whether it is an heirloom recipe, family favorite or a first time try, we want your best pie to win a prize ribbon. Hollis Woman’s Club is again sponsoring the contest. Proceeds ...

Off the Beaten Path

WARNER – Vacation in New Hampshire tends to mean two things: the lakes and the beaches. And for good reason: They are lovely and filled with fun things to do. But with more than 17 million people expected to visit the state this summer and fall, they can get crowded. For enjoyable day trips ...

Study: Girls on the Run transforms young lives

EXETER – As students prepare to head back to school, many parents are looking for after-school activities that provide a safe and structured space where children can learn skills and be physically active. Girls on the Run offers this and so much more. A recent independent study provides ...

Field hockey team mum sale Sept. 16

HOLLIS – 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 diameter, planted in 12-inch pots and placed in a wooden fruit basket. Each one is just $22. This year’s field ...

Townwide Yard Sale set for Sept. 16

BROOKLINE – Have you been trying to decide when to have a yard sale to get rid of things you have around the house that you don’t want or need anymore? Don’t put it off any longer! Join the Brookline Town-wide Yard Sale Day and sell your stuff! The Brookline Community Church is organizing ...

Follow the red lines

AMHERST – When Steve Hale came up from Louisiana to New Hampshire for graduate school in the early 1990s he had little interest in hiking. What did interest him was birds, and he did his Ph.D. thesis on the Bicknell’s thrush, a small bird that can be found in the high mountains of New ...

Restaurant raises $112K for camp’s van, oncology session

CASCO, MAINE – Managing Partners from 17 Texas Roadhouse locations throughout New England, as well as six individuals from the Texas Roadhouse Corporate office in Louisville, Ky., visited Camp Sunshine for the Texas Roadhouse Oncology Session. Not only did the long-time corporate partner ...

Fish and Game releases 2017 NH spring gobbler season results

CONCORD – Hunters harvested 4,482 turkeys in New Hampshire during the 2017 spring hunt. This is 600 more turkeys than the 3,882 taken in the 2016 spring season and the second highest harvest, surpassed only by the 4,550 taken in 2013. “Last winter was relatively easy for wild turkeys ...

Scholars

BECKER COLLEGE The following local students were named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at Becker College in Worcester, Mass. FROM HOLLIS: Lauren Ledoux. ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY The following local students graduated this spring from Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology. FROM ...

Sweet summer

Trending that day were roomy white bee suits with attached mesh veils. The occasion was a summer picnic held Saturday, July 15, with 43 beekeepers in attendance at the Hollis property of Mike and Diane Mattock. A hive opening to peek at the honey bees residing among the couple’s five hives ...