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Gatherings’ Cynthia Dokmo anticipates busy season

After a year of some bookings being canceled due to the pandemic, Gatherings, an elegant space for social events located at the Colonel Shepherd House, 29 Mont Vernon St., is expecting a busy summer, said owner Cynthia Dokmo. “COVID really affected us,” she said. “We had just kind of ...

31st Annual Hollis-Brookline Athletic Booster Club Golf Outing

Spring is here and many golf courses in the area are now open for play. One of these courses is the Overlook Golf Club, an 18-hole (par 72) course nestled between the Nashua River, state route 111, and the Hollis-Nashua town line. On May 28, it will play host to the 31st Annual Hollis-Brookline ...

Community Flag Project

The Hollis Brookline Rotary Club is pleased to announce our annual Community Flag Project to promote patriotism and to raise funds for charitable causes. Join our friends and neighbors in a patriotic display of American flags! For a modest annual fee, the Rotary Club will display the ...

The Homeland Heroes Foundation 5th Annual Motorcycle Ride Fundraiser

The Homeland Heroes Foundation will hold its 5th annual motorcycle ride fundraiser to benefit service members and their families. Sunday, June 27, 2021 - Leaving A.J. Letizio Enterprise Center, Windham, NH traveling to Wally’s Pub, Hampton, NH. Anticipated attendees to be around ...

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Schneider rallies back at Norwich

A perfect fit. Norwich University women’s volleyball coach Ashlynn Nuckols went to Brookline’s Monika Schneider a month ago and told her there was an award she felt the Cadet senior would be perfect for. It was the school’s prestigious Charles F. Crosby Courage award, honoring a ...

Carney’s amazing hoop run coming to end at Bishop Guertin

NASHUA – Say it ain’t so, Erin Carney. The Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball 1,000-point scorer, who has been a key component of the last three Cardinal Division I titles in a streak of four, will likely play her last organized competitive game next month in the state ...

Cavaliers chosen for spots on first team and second team

Several locals were named to the Divison I and II New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Field Hockey teams. First-team locals in DivisIon I were Bishop Guertin’s BrookeYabroudy and Sarah Coyle, Merrimack’s Erin Knauer and Demetria Gonzalez and Bedford High’s Rachel ...

Cavs showing their power

HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline football squad faced an absolutely massive test against the Souhegan Sabers on its home field last Saturday. And it was a test which the Cavaliers passed with flashing neon colors. Cavs’ coach Chris Lones had warned his players after their 50-0 blowout of ...

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Bernie Sanders understands

Bernie Sanders believes health care is a human right, not a privilege. This is a corollary of The Declaration of Independence, since the human rights proclaimed therein (life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness) can’t be fully realized without a guarantee of health care. Why is Medicare ...

Climate change is here

Climate change is here, it is real, and it is the most urgent existential threat of our lifetime. Australia is on fire, temperatures and sea levels are rising faster than expected, and American policies are going backwards to benefit corporate interests. We don’t have time to embrace ...

People In Glass Houses

In an interview with the weekly public radio show “This American Life,” Seth Moulton, a former Marine Corps officer serving as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, and candidate for president, has criticized President-elect Donald Trump on his lack of ...

Will Marijuana Sales Set Us Free in New Hampshire?

On Behalf of the New Hampshire Academy of Family Physicians (NH AFP) I speak in opposition of HB 481. As a family physician who currently, the commercialization of marijuana would adversely affect the health and safety of our most vulnerable population, children. While, the Academy supports ...

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James Henry McCann IV

James Henry McCann IV passed away on Friday, June 4th, 2021 at Southern NH Regional Medical Center in Nashua where he was born almost exactly 24 years earlier on June 5th, 1997. He lived in Nashua for 3 years before his family moved to Hollis where he attended the Hollis schools and graduated ...

Nancy J. Towne

On Thursday, April 30, 2020, Nancy Jean Towne’s spirit left her body at age 60. Daughter of Kenneth and Beverly Towne, sister of Richard Towne, and a life-long Hollis resident, Nancy made everyone in her presence feel like a friend, and everyone at her table feel like a family member. Though ...

Richard A. Kroposki

Richard A. Kroposki, 59, resident of Hollis, NH died on May 15, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Passaic, New Jersey on August 24, 1960, a son of the late Edgar and Elsie (Nakonechny) Kroposki. Richard was raised and educated in Monroe, NY. He graduated from Monroe ...

Rolf Hoiden Bremer

August 24, 1930 — May 2, 2020 – Rolf H. Bremer, 89, of Brookline, NH, a long-time area business owner and volunteer, and a man who loved being at sea, crossed the bar on May 2, 2020. Rolf was known for his outgoing personality, sense of humor, patriotism and politics, work-ethic, love of ...