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Gallery seeking art for holiday show

HB News

HOLLIS - Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center is seeking artwork for its fourth annual holiday art show, "Good Things Come in Small Packages." The Whitty Gallery is seeking original artwork in a small format - either 16 inches for the longest side, including frame and wire ...

Wild Salamander participating in fall events

HB News

HOLLIS - The Wild Salamander Creative Arts Center has a bountiful number of artful events planned this fall. On Saturday, Oct. 8, the Friends of the Brookline and Hollis Police Departments will hold a fundraiser event to raise money for items that have been placed on the departments' ...

First Fall Food & Wine Festival proves to be a hit

HB News

AMHERST - More than 400 people sampled wines, artisan cheeses, chocolates and other specialty foods at The Cabinet's first Fall Food & Wine Festival at LaBelle Winery on Sunday, Sept. 25. Vendors gave out small portions of hot fudge, mustards, olive oils, vinegars, crackers, jellies, ...

Colonial Garden Club celebrates 50th with President’s Tea

HB News

HOLLIS - The Colonial Garden Club of Hollis celebrated its 50th anniversary with a President's Tea at the Lawrence Barn on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The theme of 50 was evident throughout the event with a display of 50 teapots, 50 plants, 50 member garden photographs, 50 quotes and a slide show that ...

Hollis Town Band to perform at Apple Festival

HB News

The Hollis Apple Festival, sponsored by the Hollis Town Band and the Hollis Women's Club, will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in Monument Square. In addition to apple crisp and apple pies served with Dr. Davis' Ice Cream, the Hollis Town Band will perform. One of the musical highlights of ...

Comedy Dinner, Family Fun Day benefit police departments

HB News

On Saturday, Oct. 8, the Friends of the Hollis and Brookline Police Departments will hold their first appreciation day and fundraiser. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the Family Fun Day will be held at Richard Maghakian Middle School in Brookline. There will be games with the officers, a K-9 ...

Running for good

HB News

The seventh annual Erica's Run, an effort to strike back against cancer, included a 5K run or walk and a1K fun run that was held at Merrimack High School on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event fulfills a wish made by the late Erica Nicole Pombrio, a student in Merrimack schools who later fought ...

Merrimack Garden Club helps to beautify town

Merrimack News

The Merrimack Garden Club has been busy planting, weeding, and watering plants and flowers at gardens around town. Club members put in extra hard work during this dry summer. They did a great job caring for the plants at the Merrimack Public Library, St. James United Methodist Church, ...

New antique store in Merrimack

Merrimack News

Traveler's Antiques is the newest group dealer store to open, located at 707 Milford Road, Route 101A, Merrimack. Traveler's Antiques starts the "Antique Trail" when coming from Route 3. The family-owned business strives to bring you great dealers, fantastic finds and a ...

Block party to honor Vietnam vets

Merrimack News

A block party to honor Vietnam veterans will be held from 1-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, 221 Daniel Webster Highway. The ticket price includes lunch provided by Texas Roadhouse, 20 raffle tickets, and tons of fun and patriotism. Music from the 1950s and '60s will be ...

Merrimack Destination Imagination team seeking shirt sponsors

Merrimack News

Merrimack Destination Imagination is offering businesses the opportunity to have their name or logo on the back of its team T-shirts this 2016-17 season. About 75-100 shirts will be produced. Team kids and adult volunteers will wear them at local competitions and fundraising events. The cost ...

Merrimack Fire Department to hold open house

Merrimack News

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 9-15, when all fire departments try to educate the public in ways to prevent needless loss of life from fire. This is the 93rd year that fire departments around the country have observed this event, making it the longest-running public health and safety observance ...

Running for good

Merrimack News

The seventh annual Erica's Run, an effort to strike back against cancer, included a 5K run or walk and a1K fun run that was held at Merrimack High School on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event fulfills a wish made by the late Erica Nicole Pombrio, a student in Merrimack schools who later fought ...

Gov. Mike Pence boosts GOP in Milford

Cabinet News

VP candidate hits Town Hall before Trump-Clinton debate MILFORD - Donald Trump's running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, was at the Milford Town Hall on Monday afternoon to urge voters to talk to friends and neighbors and ask them to vote for the team "that will bring the American ...

Another hat for Bragdon

Cabinet News

The former state Senate president now turns to pizza MILFORD - Peter Bragdon has worn many hats: software entre­preneur, school board member, state Senate president, corporate ex­ecutive, newspaper pub­lisher. Now he has a new one. Actually, it isn't a hat, but a big red apron to keep ...

Residents to vote on full-day kindergarten

Cabinet News

Administrators will present information for warrant article MILFORD - Voters will have a chance to weigh in on full-day kindergarten next year. The School Board is working on a plan for tuition-based, full-day kindergarten. At the board's Sept. 19 meet­ing, administrators were asked to wrap ...

LaBelle gets OK from ZBA

Cabinet News

Distillery is approved for development across street AMHERST - LaBelle Winery cleared a hurdle last week for the major development it hopes to build across from its res­taurant and vineyards on Route 101. The Zoning Board of Adjustment voted unani­mously to allow a distill­ery and tasting ...

Chief wants more officers

Cabinet News

Burglaries concern Amherst police AMHERST - Police want to reduce neighbor­hood property crime, and to do that, they need more officers, the police chief told town officials last week. The Amherst Police De­partment has 18 full-time officers, and Chief Mark Reams told the Board of Selectmen ...

Three-dimensional movies may uncover vision problem

Bedford News

Digital technology is making the 3-D experience like nothing before, but many people still say trying to see in stereo leaves them with a headache, stomachache or both. That could be a sign of an undiagnosed vision problem. And there may be a way to fix it. For decades, 3-D was seen as more of ...

Safe Wheels grand opening

Bedford News

Safe Wheels announces the grand opening of its business as a resource for busy families in Bedford and the surrounding areas. Safe Wheels was launched by owners Tahra and Mehdi Katane, of Bedford, to offer a solution for parents challenged by meeting their own obligations with getting their ...