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Girls Inc. of NH receives $25K grant from UPS Foundation

HB News

NASHUA - Girls Inc. of New Hampshire received a $25,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, which gives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS. The grant will be used toward its capital campaign for the Burke Street renovation. Specifically, the funds will be used for ...

High school bass fishing seminar planned

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CONCORD - With student bass fishing tournaments becoming popular among the state's high schools, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is presenting its fourth annual High School Bass Fishing Seminar from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at its headquarters at 11 Hazen Drive. All ...

Hunters asked to participate in survey

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CONCORD - Small-game hunting seasons will soon be underway, and hunters are being asked to take part in two New Hampshire Fish and Game Department surveys. Participants have a chance to win a firearm. ? Small Game Survey - This annual survey provides Fish and Game biologists with ...

Hollis Primary School to hold practice bus run Aug. 30

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HOLLIS - On Tuesday, Aug. 30, Hollis Primary School welcomes kindergarten and new first-grade students along with their parents or guardians to participate in the annual practice bus run. This event is designed to help children learn the routine of riding the bus and provides an opportunity ...

Hollis student tracks asteroid during summer program

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NASHUA - The Academy for Science and Design announced that senior Brin Harper, of Hollis, participated in the 58th annual Summer Science Program at the University of Colorado. The program is an independent nonprofit operated in cooperation with Caltech, MIT, New Mexico Tech and the University ...

HBHS FIRST Robotics team seeks mentors for 2016-17

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HOLLIS -It takes a village to raise a successful student. How would you like to be a big part of high school students' growth, education and success? The Hollis Brookline High School FIRST Robotics Team 1073, The Force Team, is looking for mentors. No, you do not have to be an engineer. In ...

Out of the wild

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The five birds in the Town Hall banquet room last week were treated like celebrities. Cameras flashed and people oohed and aahed as Jim Parks removed each one from its carrier and carried it around the room. Parks is a licensed raptor rehabilitator, and each bird of prey had some kind of ...

Small-game hunters asked to complete Fish and Game surveys

Merrimack News

CONCORD - Small-game hunting seasons will soon be underway, and hunters are being asked to take part in two New Hampshire Fish and Game Department surveys. Participants have a chance to win a quality firearm. ? Small Game Survey: This annual survey provides Fish and Game biologists with ...

Seminar set for student bass fishing tournament participants

Merrimack News

CONCORD - With student bass fishing tournaments becoming popular among the state's high schools, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is presenting its fourth annual High School Bass Fishing Seminar from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at its headquarters at 11 Hazen Drive. All student ...

Businesses sought to support NEA Big Read program

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce announced that the Merrimack Public Library, one of 15 collective libraries in southern New Hampshire, has partnered with the Fireseed Alliance and has won a National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Grant. The NEA Big Read is a program designed to broaden our ...

Out of the wild

Merrimack News

The five birds in the Town Hall banquet room last week were treated like celebrities. Cameras flashed and people oohed and aahed as Jim Parks removed each one from its carrier and carried it around the room. Parks is a licensed raptor rehabilitator, and each bird of prey had some kind of ...

Thumbing The Files

Cabinet News

75 years ago, 1941 The first New Hampshire Gloria Food store was to open in Milford by Louis Aimini at 4 Union St. It would feature special cheese, salami, spaghetti, macaroni, oils, bread and "scores of other unusual food prod­ucts." Manchester was to get a new radio ...

Mountain Road project on track

Cabinet News

LYNDEBOROUGH - The company rebuilding three portions of Moun­tain Road was given a 10- day extension for comple­tion, but the paving had to be completed by Thurs­day, Aug. 25, in order to avoid penalties. Kevin Leonard, of Northpoint Engineering, the main project contrac­tor, met with the ...

Missing hiker turns up safely

Cabinet News

AMHERST - Local po­lice, along with some kindhearted neighbors, responded to a popular conservation area on Sun­day, Aug. 21, to help locate a missing elderly hiker. New Hampshire Fish and Game reported Sha­ron Beckley, 80, of Am­herst, was hiking with her husband, Bruce Beckley, 85, in ...

Wilton aims to spur economic development

Cabinet News

>Town will implement new initiative beginning this fall WILTON - This fall, the town will begin imple­menting a local econom­ic development program that will continue into next year, said Jennifer Beck, chairman of the Wilton Economic Team. The team will work with the University of ...

Don’t love that dirty Souhegan River water

Cabinet News

>High bacteria counts found in Wilton WILTON - The Souhe­gan River flowing through downtown Wilton earlier this month was teaming with E. coli bacteria - more than six times the amount considered un­safe for swimming. Volunteers from the Souhegan Watershed As­sociation took samples ...

Dam issue arises again

Cabinet News

>Expert advises Milford to study removal MILFORD - Two years ago, selectmen decided not to dismantle the two downtown dams. Last week, George May, president of the Souhegan Watershed Association, told the Milford Conserva­tion Commission it should revisit the issue. "If you ...