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Pan-Mass Challenge Kids Ride raises close to $35K for Dana-Farber

Bedford News

MANCHESTER – The second annual Greater Manchester Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) Kids Ride proved to be another success as 98 bicyclists, ages 4-13, turned out to ride in the name of research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. The June 3 event was held on the campus of Saint Anselm ...

NH residents invited to vote for nonprofit to win IMPACT award

Bedford News

BOSTON – New Hampshire residents are invited to vote for their favorite local nonprofit organization to receive the Red Sox Foundation’s fourth annual IMPACT Award and $10,000 donation! The 2018 IMPACT program will donate a total of $75,000 to 15 New England charitable organizations, which ...

Nominations sought for Stay Work Play Rising Star Awards

Bedford News

Stay Work Play is accepting nominations for its ninth annual Rising Stars Awards. Each year, the nominations reveal the emerging young leaders and organizations making a positive impact in their communities and helping to shape the future of New Hampshire. An initiative of Stay Work Play in ...

American Legion Post No. 54 honors Ross A. Lurgio students

Bedford News

For many years the Stevens-Buswell Post No. 54 of the American Legion has participated in the awards ceremonies at the Ross A. Lurgio Middle School. This year Post Commander Ben Bahoque and Adjutant John Graham continued that tradition. The Citizenship Award recognizes students who have ...

Scholars

HB News

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY Samantha Elizabeth Mello, from Hollis, a pre-business major, was named to the spring 2018 president’s list at Clemson (S.C.) University. EMMANUEL COLLEGE The following local students graduated this spring from Emmanuel College in Boston: FROM BROOKLINE: Logan ...

Derryfield School spring honor roll

HB News

The following students were named to the spring 2018 honor roll at the Derryfield School in Manchester. FROM BROOKLINE: Colin McCaigue, grade 10, highest honors. FROM HOLLIS: Emma Abate, grade 10, highest honors; John Anderson, grade 11, high honors; Jessica Carr, grade 11, high honors; ...

Vote for nonprofit to win IMPACT award

HB News

BOSTON – New Hampshire residents are invited to vote for their favorite local nonprofit organization to receive the Red Sox Foundation’s fourth annual IMPACT Award and $10,000 donation! The 2018 IMPACT program will donate a total of $75,000 to 15 New England charitable organizations, which ...

Amedisys Hospice in need of volunteers

HB News

Have you ever thought about volunteering for hospice, but find yourself wondering what the role of a hospice volunteer actually is? You could help make the life of a patient a little brighter by reading together, playing a board game or doing a puzzle together, or by simply visiting and sharing ...

Brookline Girl Scout earns Gold Award, honored by VFW

HB News

HOLLIS – Gold Award Girl Scout Cordelia Scales, 16, of Brookline, has not only changed her world for the better with her Gold Award project to improve the recreational space at Cider Mill Trailhead, she was also chosen as the VFW New Hampshire State Scout of the Year. Only one Scout of the ...

Eversource gifts $38K to United Way

HB News

NASHUA – United Way of Greater Nashua received a gift of $38,000 from Eversource Energy, as a “corporate gift” to United Way’s current workplace campaign. “The United Way of Greater Nashua has been serving the neighborhoods where we work and live for decades, providing an important ...

Brookline residents to ride in Pan-Mass Challenge

HB News

On Aug. 4 and 5, two riders from Brookline – Stephanie Erickson and Robin Gavin – will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) ,with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber ...

Merrimack Lions charity golf tourney set for July 23

Merrimack News

This year, the Merrimack Lions Charity Golf Tournament will celebrate Francis Quimet’s win. Have you heard of the phrase: “The greatest game ever played?” The phrase is about golf and a movie depicting how Francis Ouimet, a 20-year-old amateur, surprised everyone by winning the 1913 US ...

Lions club honors teachers with $1K grant

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Lions Club awarded the $1,000 Cheryl Pearsall High School Grant to teachers Aimee Piccolo and Sean Mueller, of Merrimack High School, for their project, “Capturing the World with STEAM – A Mobile Darkroom and Camera Obscura.” “We are going to use the money for a ...

Exeter’s unconventional Independence Day celebration

Cabinet News

EXETER – Many New Hampshire towns and cities throw big celebrations for Independence Day, and people in the town of Exeter could be forgiven if they thought theirs was the biggest and the best. But don’t expect anything to happen there on July 4. In fact, it’s pretty quiet. No ...

Bedford School District shares student’s winning essay

Bedford News

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the State House in Concord, The New Hampshire State House Bicentennial Commission (NHSHBC) recently sponsored a statewide Bicentennial Essay Contest. Any child between the ages of 5 and 21 that resides in New Hampshire and is a public, private or home ...

Hollis artist to exhibit at Jaffrey Civic Center

HB News

The Jaffrey Civic Center welcomes Hollis artist, Jennifer McCalmont, who will present her florals and landscapes oil exhibit in the Cunningham Gallery from July 6-Aug. 3. Jennifer Nixdorf McCalmont spent her early years drawing and creating constantly. She attended University of ...

Fun Day celebrated at Reeds Ferry School

Merrimack News

Merrimack’s Reeds Ferry Elementary School hosted its 38th annual Fun Day on June 12, with a schoolwide celebration that included indoor games, craft sessions and face painting, along with outdoor delights provided by the Merrimack Fire and Rescue Department, whose personnel provided cascades ...

School board defends choice

Cabinet News

MILFORD – An educator who most recently served as a state-appointed receiver for a failing Massachusetts school district has been picked to be Milford’s interim superintendent. In an emailed statement in which he praised Dr. Jessica Huizenga and her qualifications to lead Milford schools, ...

Pride on the Oval: Milford selectmen OK noontime rally

Cabinet News

MILFORD – Selectmen voted Monday night to authorize a gay pride rally at the town center Saturday, but stopped short of allowing 22 rainbow flags to fly around the periphery of the Oval. People can assemble for a half hour and decorate the bandstand with signs, banners, flags, ribbons, as ...