HB News

Parent group to host workshop at Lawrence Barn

HOLLIS – SAU 41 Parent Partnership Group invites you to join them for a workshop, “Worried About Your Worrier: Creating Calmer Kids in a Stress-Filled World,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the Lawrence Barn in Hollis. Lynn Lyons, a licensed clinical social ...

Voting on voting

HOLLIS – Voters in Hollis and Brookline rejected switching to the ballot-voting SB2 style of annual meeting during all-day voting in both towns Tuesday. Combined, both town’s gave the measure a majority, 861 for and 807 against, but not the 60 percent majority the article ...

Is your pet purrrfect?

So you believe you have the cutest, most interesting pet in the land? Well, let us see. The Journal invites readers to enter our Pet Photo Contest. A cat or dog may rule your home, but not everyone has a typical pet. So, whether you have a special friend who can be petted, caged, leashed or ...

Town Band to host concert

HOLLIS – The 60-member Hollis Town Band will hold its annual Pops Concert, with a dessert buffet, Sunday, March 25, at the Alpine Grove Banquet Facility. Doors will open with the Hollis Dixieland Band playing at 1:30 p.m., followed by the concert band at 2:30 p.m. There will be a ...

Hollis club offers new scholarship

HOLLIS – For years, the Hollis Woman’s Club has sponsored scholarships for deserving high school students. Now, the club is extending its reach with an “Alternative Scholarship” to help a woman aged 21, or older, who needs financial support to pursue ...

Where and when to vote

Hollis Hollis Town Meeting, Election Day, is 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday, March 13, at the Lawrence Barn. Hollis Town Meeting/Budget Adoption is 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 14, at the Hollis Brookline High School, large gymnasium. If necessary, voters will reconvene at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 15. ...

Trio of events slated at Brookline library

The Brookline Public Library invites you to join us for three wonderful events this month. Starting March 10, the Library will celebrate Youth Art Month with an exhibit in the children’s room featuring the works of some talented student’s art works from the CSDA. The ...

Hollis land preserve a good buy

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles written by the Hollis Land Protection Study Committee about land that has been purchased by Hollis to protect the natural resources and rural character of the town. The Ellen Truell and Marion Glover Aquifer Preserve Why ...

Happy to help

BROOKLINE – For Emergency Medical Technician Janice Watt, being a volunteer for the Brookline Ambulance Service was an earnest path that began in high school. “I wouldn’t necessarily call it a career in the sense that I would be making money doing it,” ...

Girl Scouts marking 100th year

BEDFORD – Girl Scouts are celebrating 100 years of building girls of courage, confidence and character and you’re invited. Join Girl Scouts for birthday cake from 3-5 p.m. Monday, March 12, at Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains’ headquarters at One ...

Electronic Collection Day is March 10

Brookline Transfer Station Electronic Collection Day is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 10, rain or shine. Items accepted: Keyboards $2, Cell phones $2, DVD players $3, hard drives $3, lap tops $3, VCRs $3, microwaves $3, stereos $3, printers $3, monitors $5, televisions $10 (all sizes), wooden ...

Tim Fortier, Hollis School Board candidate

Office sought: Hollis School Board – two seats, three-year term Name: Tim Fortier Biography: My hometown is Sunapee, a wonderful small town in the western mountains. I spent all 12 grades in schools there and was a standout athlete, earning 13 varsity letters. Class President, ...

Raul C. Blanche, Hollis Budget Committee candidate

Office sought: Hollis Budget Committee  – two seats, three-year term Name: Raul C. Blanche Age: 60 Address: 1 Mendelssohn Drive, Hollis Contact information: raul.blanche@yahoo.com. Years of residency: In town, 26 years; in N.H., 34 years. Family: Married; My spouse is Loretta ...

Basil E. Mason, Hollis Budget Committee candidate

Hollis Budget Committee – one seat, three-year term Name: Basil E. Mason Age: 70. Address: 206 South Merrimack Road. Years of residency: 70. Family: Wife is Sandra Lorden Mason. Children are Kevin Mason of Hudson and Todd Mason of Lyndeborough. Occupation: Retired trailer truck ...

David Petry, Hollis Board of Selectmen candidate

Hollis Board of Selectmen – one seat, three-year term Name: David Petry Age: 48. Address: 88 Federal Hill Road, Hollis. Years of residency: 38 years in Hollis. Family: Married to my wife Karen for 26 years; five daughters, Kaitlin, 24; Elizabeth, 21; Sarah, 19; Jocelyn, 14; and ...

Bernard Mizula, Hollis School Board candidate

Hollis School Board – two seats, three-year term Name: Bernard Mizula Age: 37. Address: 21 Fletcher Lane, Hollis. Contact information: 465-2012, Mizulallc@charter.net. Years of residency: Hollis, seven years, N.H., 14 years. Family: Married to Molly for 17 years; two children, ...

Tom Solon, Hollis Brookline Coop School Board candidate

Hollis Brookline Coop School Board – one seat, three-year term Name: Tom Solon Address: 2 Shady Rock Road, Brookline. Contact information: twsolon@yahoo.com. Years of residency: 12 years in Brookline, lifelong N.H. resident. Family: Married, two school-age children. Occupation: ...

Boris Golosarsky, Hollis School Board candidate

Hollis School Board – two seats, three-year term Dr. Boris Golosarsky Age: 52 years old Address: None given. Years of residency: Hollis resident since 2006, a Nashua resident 1997-2006 Contact information: Office, 891-2161; email bgolor@gmail.com. Family: Married, wife Nora; ...

John W. Anderson, Hollis Board of Selectmen candidate

Office sought: Hollis Board of Selectmen – one seats, three-year term Name: John W. Anderson Age: 76. Address: Wheeler Road, Hollis. Years of Residency: 32 this year. Family: Married to Kathleen for 42 years. Father of six adult boys. Occupation: Retired, worked at sales of ...

Barbara Townsend, Hollis Town Treasurer candidate

Hollis Town Treasurer – one seat, three-year term Name: Barbara Townsend Age: 68. Address: 16 Bell Lane, Hollis. Contact information: none given. Years of residency: 35 years in Hollis. Family: Single. Occupation: Tax Collector and Assistant Finance Officer, town of Hollis, ...