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Hollis student chosen for journalism conference

HB News

WASHINGTON - Nicole Poitras, of Hollis, a junior at Hollis Brookline High School, is among 51 high school journalists representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia who will explore the First Amendment and the watchdog role of a free press when they attend the Al Neuharth Free Spirit ...

Brookline girl wins state literature competition

HB News

CONCORD - The Center for the Book at the New Hampshire State Library announced the state's three winners in the Letters About Literature competition. Among the winners is Liliana Pistor, of Brookline. She will receive a $100 cash prize. Additionally, her letter was sent on as an entry in the ...

Farm hands needed

HB News

HOLLIS - Chip Hardy is part of the sixth generation to operate the Brookdale Fruit Farm in Hollis, and his 34-year-old son Trevor is part of the seventh. There is no reason to think their farm, which now has 380 acres of orchards and fruit and vegetable fields, and which gives Hollis much of ...

Swimmy teaches young readers about water safety

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK - Featuring full-color illustrations, "Water Safety with Swimmy: 10 Water Safety Rules Everyone Should Follow" (published by LifeRich Publishing) teaches young swimmers about water safety rules they should follow while they are near any body of water. Swimmy, the ...

Seniors Helping Seniors achieves high ranking

Merrimack News

Passion and persistence are paying off for local franchise owners of Seniors Helping Seniors. Judy and Randy Loubier and Nancy and Ben Paquin, of Seniors Helping Seniors of Southern New Hampshire and Maine, found out that they are No. 6 among about 250 franchise owners throughout the United ...

Merrimack students receive Red Sox Service Scholarships

Merrimack News

BOSTON - Merrimack residents Emily Duval and Jolie White were recognized as recipients of the New Hampshire Red Sox Service Scholarship during a pregame ceremony at Fenway Park before the game with the Cleveland Indians on Saturday, May 21. The program awarded students from public high ...

Merrimack man raising awareness for Alzheimer’s

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK - Bob Bergin, of Merrimack, is rallying his team Merrimack Hot Dogz to raise funds and awareness for an Alzheimer's Association event called The Longest Day on Monday, June 20. Funds raised by Bergin will benefit the research, programs and public awareness efforts of the Alzheimer's ...

NH Real ID cards to become available in January

Merrimack News

CONCORD - The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles announced that Real ID compliant licenses will be available starting Jan. 2 and that residents wishing to obtain one should wait until their normal card renewal period to visit their local DMV office. Current New Hampshire driver's ...

Merrimack students second at international science fair

Merrimack News

MANCHESTER - Four New Hampshire high school students competed in the Intel-sponsored International Science & Engineering Fair in Phoenix on May 12. Sara Mason and Matt Spettel, of Merrimack, placed second in their category of Embedded Systems. Mary Zhu, of Nashua High School South, placed ...

Realty company goes green at Community Hospice House

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK - A swarm of red shirts stood out in the bright spring sun on May 12, when Keller Williams, a worldwide real estate company, hosted its annual RED Day. For RED Day - Renew, Energize and Donate - the entire Keller Williams Realty Nashua-Salem takes the day off to serve worthy ...

Grant helps YMCA with summer learning program

Merrimack News

NASHUA - The YMCA of Greater Nashua announced it was awarded a $10,000 Community Impact Grant from New York Life. The grant will support the YMCA's Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program, which is designed to improve literacy skills for low-income first- and second grade students in Nashua ...

Farm hands needed

Merrimack News

HOLLIS - Chip Hardy is part of the sixth generation to operate the Brookdale Fruit Farm in Hollis, and his 34-year-old son Trevor is part of the seventh. There is no reason to think their farm, which now has 380 acres of orchards and fruit and vegetable fields, and which gives Hollis much of ...

Concert set for June 11 at Milford church

Cabinet News

MILFORD - During a time characterized by suspicion and hate, there's nothing like music to add a bit of harmony to the world. That's what Linda Goodman, the Linda part of the JoeLinda singing duo, is hoping as she or­ganizes a concert for Sat­urday, June 11. "I felt strongly pulled ...

Taste of the town

Cabinet News

Annual event set for June 3 on the Oval MILFORD - The fourth annual Taste of Milford will take place on and around the Milford Oval from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 3. "It has grown from a relatively small event to a highly anticipated 'kickoff to summer' event," said Wendy ...

Lantern shines for resident

Cabinet News

Lyndeborough's Murdough was the last native of town Murdough, who said he couldn't remember why a cousin gave him his nickname, was born in North Lyndeborough in 1923 and is believed to be the last person born there. Except for his ser­vice during World War II, he lived near his birth­place ...

High school’s report card is in

Cabinet News

Accreditation agency: Building needs work MILFORD - Milford High School has received a generally good report from the regional school accreditation agency, although it noted areas of concern, including a school building that is failing in several areas. The 66-page report from the New ...

Businesses coping with South Street work

Cabinet News

Stores, restaurants feeling effects of roadway overhaul MILFORD - At Ami­go's Mexican Restaurant midafternoon on the Friday before Memorial Day weekend, manager P.J. LaJeunese is mixing a Margarita and talking about the effect road­work is having on busi­ness. A major overhaul of South ...

Buy Hike Safe Card for summer hiking

Bedford News

CONCORD - As the summer hiking season gets underway, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department reminds outdoor enthusiasts to buy their Hike Safe Card before they hit the trails. Voluntary Hike Safe Cards are available from the Fish and Game Department. Buy the card to support Fish and Game ...

Tick-borne illness may be growing

Bedford News

According to a recent report by Connectict tick-borne disease expert Dr. Sandra Bushmich, data indicates that a new form of tick-borne illness, Borrelia miyamotoi, is growing. Unlike Lyme disease, which is picked up by each tick along the way, the Borrelia infection is passed directly from ...