HB Letters

Thanks for ‘magical and glowing evening’ at Hollis event

To the Editor: Every village is proud of its common, and Hollis has one of the prettiest in the state. On Saturday, Dec. 12, the town lit over 2,500 luminary candles to show off our beautiful Monument Square. Residents, friends and visitors walked and drove through our square to see the ...

Police lieutenant tenders resignation

An open letter to all Hollis residents and community members: It is with mixed emotions that I have tendered my resignation from the Hollis Police Department effective Dec. 20, 2015, after 14 years of service to the town. This decision comes as a result of accepting an offer to become the ...

Great loss to town of Hollis

To the Editor: Each time I drive past 64 Main St., Hollis, or Silver Lake State Park, it brings a smile to my face. And with that smile comes the face of Shirley Cohen, one of my fellow Hollis natives. When I was a youngster, I took Red Cross swim lessons at the park from Shirley and also ...

Thanks for helping someone in need

To the Editor: Far too often in today's society, only the bad news commands space in our media outlets. However, every once in a while, people do something that restores our faith in this society both now and in the future! My family's heartfelt thanks to all the students, faculty, staff and ...

Thanks for Red Ribbon Week participation

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our community partners in sharing the 2015 theme for Red Ribbon Week which is "Respect Yourself Be Drug Free." Red Ribbon Week is a national drug prevention campaign that began back in 1988 as a result of ...

Thanks for supporting Turkey Shoot

To the Editor: Thank you, Merrimack! Thanks to the support of many local Merrimack businesses and the many Merrimack rafflers who came out to have fun and win raffles, our sixth annual Turkey Shoot was a great success! We are now able to purchase the 3-D printer and printer scanner made here ...

Show cancellation prompts apology

To the Editor: For the past several months, the East Coast Marketing Group (ECMG) has been fundraising on behalf of the Merrimack Police Department's New England Police Benevolent Association Local 12. Donations are used to support various programs and charities throughout the year. As a ...

Thank you for supporting Scout supper

To the Editor: Hollis Troop 12 Boy Scouts hosted their annual spaghetti supper on Saturday, Nov. 7, and fed over 200 people. We would like to thank the community for joining us, and send along a big thank you to our sponsors and volunteers. Some of the funds from this fundraiser help to ...

Thanks for help with Scouting for Food

To the Editor: Scouting for Food was a huge success this year! The communities of Mason, Wilton, Mont Vernon, Lyndeborough, Brookline, Amherst and Milford generously donated more than 13,400 items of food and personal hygiene products that were distributed to Share in Milford and the Open ...

Thanks to ‘village’ for support during illness

To the Editor: As the saying goes, "It takes a village..." It has certainly taken an extraordinary community to help our family through diagnosis and treatment for leukemia. We cannot thank the entire southern New Hampshire area for its generosity and kindness since Chris' ...

Town of Brookline to hold holiday event

Dear Fellow Brookliners: I hope that this past year has been a happy and healthy one for you, and that it continues through 2016, which is approaching rather quickly. The Brookline Tree Lighting is scheduled again for Sunday, Dec. 6, at 4:30 p.m. Donations for the lighting are appreciated. If ...

Preschool holds successful fundraiser

To the Editor: Hollis Preschool recently held a fundraiser at Fulchino's Vineyard that was a huge success! We had a silent auction that so many local companies donated to. We want to thank all donors and people who came out to support us, as well as Fulchino's. The Perry family won the Hollis ...

Donations sought for Brookline rink liner

To the Editor: Efforts are underway to provide another winter of outdoor skating at the Brookline Ball Park. This year a new rink liner is needed - at a cost of about $2,500. The liner will last for two seasons. That equates to 50 families donating $50 each or 100 families donating $25 each. ...

Thanks to Good Samaritan in Brookline

To the Editor: To the Good Samaritan who responded to the motorcycle accident on Route 130 in Brookline on Sunday, Sept. 27: The kindness you showed me following my accident meant a great deal to me. I will never be able to thank you enough. Matt, Hollis

Thank you for making first Brookline Bridal Show a success

I would like to express my appreciation to the many wedding professionals who contributed to the success of Brookline's first Bridal Show held on Oct. 3, 2015. Thirty-four exhibitors set up amazing booths for future couples, their families and friends to visit during the four-hour-long show ...

Beaver Brook Association extends thanks for wonderful festival

To the Editor: With a giant thank you to Mother Nature for providing some of the best weather of the season for its 35th annual Fall Festival & Art Show the weekend of Sept. 26-27, Beaver Brook Association extends its deep appreciation to these others: To our event sponsors, BAE Systems, ...

Please contribute to Boys & Girls Club auction

To the Editor: We are writing to invite members of the community to participate in a very special event, the 15th annual auction to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley in Mil­ford. For over 20 years, the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley (the Club) has been in the ...

Cancer Society: ‘We’re going to be a pain in the butt about colonoscopies

To the Editor: Colorectal cancer is preventable if it's caught early - that's why getting a routine colonoscopy is so important for everyone starting at age 50. Skipping recommended screenings could mean a patient receives a later-stage colorectal cancer diagnosis that can be more expensive to ...

Hollis Strawberry Festival: Sweet time despite rain

To the Editor: The Hollis Woman's Club and the Hollis Town Band held their annual Strawberry Festival on Sunday, June 28, at Hollis Brookline Middle School. Many first-time attendees did not let the rain outside dampen their spirits. Patti Tures mentioned how well the band sounded. Phyl­lis ...