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Special Announcement from Hollis Social Library

We are pleased to announce that The Hollis Social Library is the recipient of a $1,878.00 grant. Our grant funding is thanks to the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the New Hampshire State Library. The grant ...

Songs of Old New Hampshire at Brookline Public Library

Thursday, July 29th at 6:30 pm Brookline Public Library, remotely by Zoom Email KeithT@BrooklineNH.US for the Zoom Link Drawing heavily on the repertoire of traditional singer Lena Bourne Fish (1873-1945) of Jaffrey and Temple, New Hampshire, Jeff Warner offers the songs and stories that, ...

ARTISANS – Eighty-eighth annual Craftsmen Fair set for Aug. 7-15

NEWBURY – Art lovers rejoice. The in-person extravaganza for all things creative and crafted is back. From Aug. 7-15, some 20,000 people will converge on the Mount Sunapee Resort to celebrate art with the 88th annual Craftsmen Fair presented by the League of N.H. Craftsmen. Attendees ...

6th Annual Rose Mountain Rumble Benefit Bike Ride

After being cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 6th Annual Rose Mountain Rumble benefit bike ride is provisionally scheduled for Saturday, August 28th, 2021. The RMR is a non-timed “gravel ride” that tours the scenic dirt roads of Lyndeborough and surrounding towns. ...

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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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Not What It Seems

A website with the deceptive name “AboutHollis”, currently touted on a huge sign at the intersection of Route 122 and Route 130, pretends to warn about “Critical Race Theory” in the Hollis/Brookline school district. It is, in fact, full of misinformation and boilerplate conspiracy ...

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 ...

Obituaries | VIEW ALL

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 ...