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Off the beaten paths of Acadia National Park

We drive past a field of sunflowers in Eden, Maine, on the way to Acadia, and it’s as if the name of this town predicts the present moment. Bluffs filled with spruce, the careen of seagulls following breezes through Mt. Desert Narrows, and the light on a pale blue harbor makes picture ...

Dreesen to talk about his new book

Toadstool Books and the Nashua Public Library will host comedian Tom Dreesen for a virtual event at 7 p.m. Aug. 6. Dreesen has made more than 500 appearances on national television as a stand-up comedian, including more than 60 appearances on “The Tonight Show.” He was a favorite guest of ...

Cards2Connect Challenge

Cards2Connect Challenge, a N.H. Statewide program, in partnership with US Senator Maggie Hassan, to send greeting cards to our Veterans at the Tilton Veterans Home, the Manchester VA Hospital, and the White River Junction VA Program! Our beloved Veterans who once bravely defended our ...

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Household Hazardous Wastes are chemicals that are used in our daily lives and can be found in most of our homes - in the workshop, under the sink, and in the garage. These chemicals are corrosive, flammable, toxic, or reactive, and can cause damage to the environment and/or public health if ...

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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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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 ...

Thelma Knight Pollard

Thelma Knight Pollard, 85, of Hollis NH, passed away, at home, on Saturday, May 2, 2020. She was our beloved mother and nana; friend to so many. Thelma was born in Boston, MA. She graduated at age 17 from Newton High School in Newton, MA. She began working as a secretary even before ...