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May Happenings at the Hollis Social Library

Kids STEM Kaleidoscope Program (Ages 7-12) Thursday, May 12 @ 4:30 pm Library Meeting Room Registration Required. Calling all groovy kids! Join us to make your own kaleidoscope. Get ready to see bright colors and cool patterns with this funky craft! All materials will be provided by the ...

Telegraph Winter Athletes of the Year

BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR BRENDAN GRAHAM, ALVIRNE The senior center nearly got the Broncos into the tournament on his own as he averged 20.3 points per game, 16.2 rebounds per game, 5.4 blocks per game, 3.3 steals, and had a 62.8 field goal percentage. He was a Second Team ...

Rocky Pond Boat Launch is Open April thru October

Residents shall sign out a gate key from the Hollis Communications Center located at the Police Station. The 5 keys will be issued daily on a first come first served basis. Prohibited Activities: Swimming, sunbathing, campfires, and picnicking are specifically prohibited on the ...

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HBHS Cheer Team Achieves Their Best Score Ever

On Thursday March 10, the HBHS Cheer team competed in the final round of the NHIAA Division II Winter Spirit State Championships held at Pinkerton Academy.  They finished 5th and achieved their highest team score in program history (79.1). “This team has exceeded our expectations this ...

Hollis Brookline’s Stepelfeld chosen POY

Hollis Brookline’s Elisabeth Stapelfeld was named the Division II Player of the Year by the New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization (NHBCO) as they’ve finalized their All-State teams for all four divisions. Stapelfeld was the only Division II First Team nearby, while her Cavalier ...

HBHS Sports Report: Varsity Cheer Team Takes First at Cheer Madness

On Saturday February 12th, the Varsity Cheerleading Team competed at Cheer Madness hosted by Nashua North High School. The team placed first beating Bow High School. The team improved their score by 5 points since their last competition. When the overall competition scores came out, quite a few ...

HBHS Girls Swim Team Wins Division II State Championship

Seven swimmers on Boys and Girls Teams awarded as Individual State Champion in Division II. Congratulations to Coach Bob Ouellette and the Girls Swim team for winning the Division II State Championships held at Salem recently The team finished with 213 pts to beat out second place Hanover ...

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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 ...

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Patricia ‘Patty’ A. Birner

Patricia “Patty” A. Birner, 66, a resident of Greenville, NH died on December 15, 2021 at her home after a period of declining health. She was born on March 22, 1955 during a snow storm in Nashua, NH a daughter of the late Elmer Duncan and Elizabeth (Kimball) Wright. Patty was raised ...

James W. Maben

James W. Maben of Brookline, NH, passed away peacefully at his home on March 23, 2022, surrounded by his loved ones. The world has lost a great man. Jim was born on April 19, 1935 in the Catskill Mountains of New York, to Helen and Winfield Maben, where he spent a blissful childhood on ...

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 ...