HB News

Beaver Brook in Hollis teaches tree identification

HOLLIS – On the morning of Jan. 19, a small group met in the barn classroom at Beaver Brook’s Maple Hill property to learn a little bit more about local trees. The conversation focused on how to identify a tree in the midst of winter when many have no leaves. Led by Mila ...

Local EMT enjoys helping people

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of articles featuring members of the Brookline Ambulance Service. BROOKLINE – Tall and unassuming, Bob Canada is a 33-year veteran of the Brookline Ambulance Service, who typically drives the ambulances. And he’s 78 years ...

Hollis Woman’s Club to host quilter

HOLLIS – The Hollis Woman’s Club will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Lawrence Barn on Depot Road in Hollis. All area women are invited to attend Starting at 9 a.m. for social hour, the program will feature Audrey Augin, a Hollis resident and ...

SAU 41 aims to ID disabled children

School Administrative Unit 41, which consists of the Hollis, Brookline and Hollis Brookline Cooperative School Districts, seeks to locate and identify all children who may have an educational disability. Any person may refer for evaluation of a child younger than age 21 for reasons ...

Lawrence Academy Honor Roll

Lawrence Academy in Groton, Mass., has announced its honor roll for the first trimester of the 2011-12 school year. Local students named to the honor roll are: From Brookline: Nicholas Schutz, a freshman, earned honors. From Hollis: Taylor Scholefield, a sophomore, earned high honors; and ...

Derryfield School Honor Roll

The Derryfield School in Manchester has announced its honor roll for the fall trimester of the 2011-12 school year. Local students who have been named to the honor roll are: HIGHEST HONORS GRADE 10: From Hollis: Neil McCalmont, Shiping Xu. HIGH HONORS GRADE 10: From Hollis: Lily ...

Church begins work on Garden Box project

MILFORD – On the morning of Jan. 16, a small group gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Milford to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in service and to act on an idea that had been percolating in the back of the Rev. Barbara McKusick-Liscord’s mind for quite a ...

Hollis Brookline High School

Hollis Brookline High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2011-12 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Kathryn Bobek, Heather Bourassa, Stephanie Burns, Andrew Butler-Boyd, Emily Cook, Samantha Couture, Gregory Cowan, Elizabeth Davis, Olivia Dei Dolori, Joseph ...

Theater guild presents ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

NASHUA – As part of its 51st season, the Nashua Theatre Guild will present Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Driving Miss Daisy.” The play concerns Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in mid-century Atlanta, deemed too old ...

Restaurant to feature local author’s recipes

BROOKLINE – Souhegan High School teacher and cookbook author Regina Sullivan, of Merrimack, will be on hand for a cookbook dinner event at Lucia’s Tavola in Brookline on Monday Jan. 30. Chef/owner Mark diCicco contacted Toadstool Bookshop in Milford, seeking a cookbook ...

Cats invited to competition in Dover

DOVER – The New Hampshire Feline Fanciers cat club invites all household pet and pedigreed-cat owners to enter their cats in its Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show at Dover Middle School on Jan. 28-29. Pedigreed cats will compete against other pedigreed cats and household pets will ...

NH High Tech Forum is Feb. 8

The next New Hampshire High Technology Entrepreneur Forum is soliciting applications for presenters for its next Entrepreneur Forum scheduled for Feb. 8. The Presenter FAQs and Presenter Application are available online at www.nhhtc.org. The Entrepreneur Forums are held at the FIRST ...

Support local farms and be a winter locavore

The term “locavore” is popping up more and more frequently in casual conversation these days, but what does it actually mean? Locavores buy from neighboring farms or farmers markets, usually within a 100-mile radius of where they live, and sometimes grow their own ...

Kids can learn about arts at Nashua millyard event

NASHUA – Nashua’s mill buildings were once home to a vibrant textile industry. Today, they house a variety of unique small businesses, some of which have escaped public notice because of their location outside of downtown. A group of these businesses at 5 Pine St. ...

Montessori School readies to move to new location

HOLLIS – A former pie factory on Route 122/South Merrimack Road will be the new home of the Hollis Montessori School by late summer, according to school officials. The 4,800-square-foot building, formerly part of the Woodmont Orchards, is slated to be converted into classrooms and a ...

Brookline teen debuts in 1-act play festival

MILFORD – Writers and stage crew are gearing up for their upcoming performances of the Riverbend School of Theatre Arts One Act Playwriting Festival. The student playwrights are Devon Labonte, 16, a sophomore at Alvirne High School in Hudson who will direct “Just ...

Community donations to Santa Fund hit record

Happy 50th anniversary. You sure know how to throw a jubilee celebration. Not with streamers or a four-tier cake, but rather with an outstanding display of empathy, generosity and a deep sense of community. You made our jubilee year a record-breaking year for the children of Greater Nashua. ...

Hollis gamers fight historic battles in scale model

For Hollis resident Gordon Pittsley, the joy of playing with toy soldiers has become a full-blown hobby. His store, Adler Hobby, is really just a way for him to indulge in his favorite pursuit of war gaming, through his group, Flames of War. For the uninitiated, this endeavor involves ...

Brookline, feds pave way for sidewalks

BROOKLINE – The town will be getting a mile of new sidewalk next year thanks to a federal Transportation Enhancement grant and a selectmen chairman who has been tenacious in staying on top of the application process. “The town has been very proactive,” Tom ...

Nashua Theatre Guild presents ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ Jan. 26-29

NASHUA – As part of its 51st season, the Nashua Theatre Guild will present Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Driving Miss Daisy.” The play concerns Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in mid-century Atlanta, deemed too old ...