HB News

Is your pet purrrfect?

So you believe you have the cutest, most interesting pet in the land? Well, let’s 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, ...

All pets invited to enter photo contest

So you believe you have the cutest, most interesting pet in the land? Well, let’s 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, ...

Brookline Democrats to host spaghetti dinner March 23

Have you ever wanted to know what is going on in your state, your Legislature, and your community? Tonight, you can at a spaghetti dinner hosted by the Brookline Democrats, at the Brookline Community Church. Along with political presentations, you enjoy sinner and live local musical ...

HAM radio introduction class April 14

MANCHESTER – An introduction to ham radio and class will be offered 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Manchester Red Cross Blood Center, 425 Reservoir Ave. Ham Radio, also known as Amateur Radio, allows people to communicate via radio. Distances covered may be a few miles ...

Lydia Schellenberg named Hollis Citizen of the Year

HOLLIS – Last week’s Town Meeting opened much like other town meetings, but there was a surprise in store for one Hollis resident. And when Lydia Schellenberg accepted her award for Hollis Citizen of the Year for Americanism, she received thunderous applause. She had no ...

Hollis Brookline High performs ‘Legally Blond’

HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline School Theater Department will host four evenings of musical theater featuring “Legally Blond.“ Performances are 7:30-10:30 p.m., Friday, March 23 and 30, and Saturday, March 31, and from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 24, in the ...

Hollis Library offers online career tools

The Hollis Social Library is very excited to offer free, unlimited, online access to LearningExpress Library. This database provides the tools to improve your job search, help prepare for career certification, raise your college entrance test scores, and assist students with basic skills in ...

Hollis student earns tai chi certificate

John Courtemanche of Hollis, recently tested and was awarded his Kosho Hoho Yooga (KHY) Tai Chi for health instructor certification. Courtemanche studies the KHY system under Professor Christopher Bashaw, also of Hollis, Soke of the KHY system and World Martial Arts Hall of Fame and Karate ...

New Premium Outlets hosts job fair March 30

NASHUA – In cooperation with New Hampshire Works and New Hampshire Employment Security, the Merrimack Premium Outlets invites job seekers to join many of the center’s 100 outlet stores for a job fair, where hundreds of positions will be available. The fair takes place from ...

All pets invited to enter photo contest

So you believe you have the cutest, most interesting pet in the land? Well, let’s 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, ...

Lazarus’ friendship with Jesus brought to life

NASHUA – Most of us, upon hearing a friend has died, would attend the funeral, send a sympathy card and perhaps offer to make a meal for the grieving family. Jesus approached the death of his friend Lazarus somewhat differently. Instead of showing up at Lazarus’ ...

Hollis, Brookline Scholars earn achievements

American University Mollie Garber, of Hollis, graduated in December 2011 magna cum laude with a double major in psychology and gender studies from American University in Washington, D.C. She received the Alice Paul Activism Award, recognized for activism on campus and in the community. She ...

Hollis Brookline Middle School honor roll

Hollis Brookline Middle School in Hollis has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2011-2012 school year. COMPREHENSIVE HIGH HONOR ROLL (All A’s) GRADE 7: Michael Allanach, Grace Anneser, Christopher Aulbach, John Belanger, Selene Berube, Simren Bhogal, Nichole ...

Apply for scholarships

Amherst Orthodontics Annual Scholarship Dr. Deb & Dr. Diane from Amherst Orthodontics invites prospective female applicants to see their guidance counselors to apply for the annual Amherst Orthodontics Scientific Women’s Scholarship. Candidates must be a senior with a B average ...

Hollis student meets aviator

FITCHBURG, Mass. – Famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart visited Applewild School recently, courtesy of Historical Perspectives for Children. The assembly brings to life some famous men and women of history. In this photo, Amelia is joined by several students from Applewild who have ...

Fast for Social Action gleans food for pantries

The St. John Neumann Parish community came together March 9-10 to host its 16th annual Fast for Social Action, a food drive and 30-hour period of fasting that raises participants’ awareness of hunger. It also raises funds and food for local agencies helping those in need. The theme ...

Knights of Columbus present St. Patrick’s Day show

The Knights of Columbus will present their 12th annual “Little Bit of Ireland” show on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, at the St. John Neumann Hall, at 708 Milford Road, 101A Pennichuck Square in Merrimack. Along with the Irish entertainment, the evening ...

Healthy early greens ready for farmers’ harvest

HOLLIS – The air is crisp, the fruit trees are bare and the strawberry patch is blanketed with snow. You might think your local farmer takes a much deserved break during winter from the hard work of the previous season. Think again. Winter is extremely busy for local farmers, as ...

Concert part of Celtic celebration

NASHUA – Alan Reid, one of the original members of Scotland’s famed Battlefield Band, will perform in concert with Rob van Sante at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St. Reid, who plays piano and accordion, joined the Battlefield Band in 1969. ...

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 ...