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Kristen Morin and Michael Germaske

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Morin of Brookline, NH are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kristen Morin to Michael Germaske, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Germaske of Somerset, NJ. Kristen and Michael are 2012 graduates of the University of New Hampshire, where the two met. Kristen is ...

Student art competition sponsored by Weare firm highlights environment

Not long ago, a driver for H20 Waste Disposal Service, a waste management company that offers weekly and bi-weekly trash pick-up for residents who don’t want to be bothered with the weekly trip to the town dump, was gifted a piece of artwork drawn by a young child, thanking that employee for ...

Bouncing Back From Hard Times

Hello Dear Readers, and welcome to May. The sun is out, and the temperatures are rising, and that is a welcome gift right now. I’m not sure about you, but I’ve been taking several walks per day and drinking coffee on my porch whenever I can. There is such comfort in breathing fresh air and ...

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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 ...