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Souhegan High School celebrates class of 2019

AMHERST – Students, along with their teachers, friends and family members, gathered on Calvetti Family Field on Friday to celebrate the graduation of the Souhegan High School class of 2019. With a an atmosphere of joy, students bounced beach balls, blew bubbles and sprayed water pistols at ...

Alene Candles Awards Scholarship to Senior

Son of Alene Candles employee recognized for commitment to his education Milford, N.H. (June 14, 2019) –  Alene Candles, LLC  awarded Milford High School graduating senior Keon Jackson with a $500 scholarship during a presentation at Milford High School on June 4. For the past eight ...

73rd Hollis Strawberry Festival

The Hollis Town Band and the Hollis Woman’s Club will be hosting the 73rd Hollis Strawberry Festival Sunday, June 23 on the Town Center, 2 Monument Square. This festival was created to provide a much needed day off for the local farmers who worked their land seven days a week from sunrise to ...

Townsend, MA Common Concerts

The Townsend Fire/EMS Relief Association will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band’s Thursday, June 27th, concert on the Townsend Common. Townsend Fire/EMS personnel will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, bacon cheeseburgers, and sausages with peppers and onions to ...

Merrimack Cemetery Adventure

Are you up for an adventure back in time? If you are intrigued by colonial cemeteries and would like to learn about maintaining the markers, you are welcome to join us. Currently, 4,000 burial grounds have been identified in NH! Richard Maloon, who is president of the NH Old Graveyard ...

Hollis Historical Society 2019 Summer Events

This years ATTIC TREASURE SALE will be ONCE a MONTH on the SECOND SATURDAY starting May 11th thru October 12th. From 9-1. The sale is in the Ice House behind the Wheeler House Museum on 20 Main St. It is a fund raiser for the H.H.S. a non profit organization. Our ALWAYS READY ENGINE HOUSE ...

24 Mini Quilts to be raffled at town event

AMHERST - Once again the Souhegan Valley Quilters’ Guild will be on the Amherst Green on July Fourth from 9-12:30 PM. We will be selling raffle tickets for 24 mini quilts, all approximately 20”x20,” the perfect wallhanging size. The proceeds support the non-profit Guild’s many charities ...

Nashua Public Library Summer Concerts

On Thursday nights starting June 27, grab a blanket or lawn chair, pack a picnic basket, and head over to the Nashua Public Library for Summer Concerts on the Plaza. The series opens with  the return of the Veronica Robles Mariachi Band. Known as La Mera, Mera (The Real One) to her fans, ...

Hollis artist a grid-style guru

An ability to look into the center of the sun surely would be a help to local artists who recently learned more about the grid-style oil paintings rendered by Peter Dixon, of Hollis, – a professional artist of around three decades whose work often features intense yellows, oranges and ...

Hollis Police ask for publics help

On May 8, 2019 at approximately 6:30am, members of the Hollis Police Department responded to the Monument Square Market, 4 Monument Square in Hollis, in reference to a burglary that had occured during the overnight hours. It was determined that the unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the ...

Kick-A-Thon to Raise Funds Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

On Saturday, June 8th, Neil Stone’s Karate Academy located at 22 Proctor Hill Rd., in Hollis, NH will team up with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® in the fight against childhood cancer. The Kick-A-Thon is an event to give student’s and their families the opportunity to help ...

Hollis Fast 5K

It’s that time of year again to prepare for the Hollis Fast 5K. Date: Thursday, June 13th, 2019 Start Time: 6:30pm (must arrive no later than 5:15pm) Location: Alpine Grove Banquet Facility, 19 South Depot Road, Rt. 111A, Hollis, NH For more information and to register, please ...

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Are you a member of an active club? Is your child a student standout in academics or athletics? Does your church or organization offer activities you want to share with the community? If so, we want to hear from you! Seeking: • Community columnists to publish weekly or monthly • Press ...

73st Hollis Strawberry Festival

The Hollis Town Band and the Hollis Woman’s Club will be hosting the 73st Hollis Strawberry Festival Sunday, June 23, 2019 on the Town Center, 2 Monument Square. This festival was created to provide a much needed day off for the local farmers who worked their land seven days a week from ...

Family needs table w/hutch; service for six ‘at your service’

“When I look back on my childhood, my fondest memories are those surrounding the dinner table.”– Katherine ‘Katie’ Lee, chef, cookbook author, and food critic. Family mealtimes, when everyone sits down together, helps build relationships, promotes stability, helps children develop ...

Coffee meetup at Buckley’s

Drop in for a cup of morning coffee and chat with Hollis Woman’s Club members on Thursday, June 6th, 9-11 a.m. at Hollis Buckley’s. New and interested members share a laugh, in photo above, while enjoying the refreshments. Women interested in the club this year include: Lindsey Sud, ...

Time for the Hollis Fast 5K

It’s that time of year again to prepare for the Hollis Fast 5K. Here are the facts: Date: Thursday, June 13th, 2019 Start Time: 6:30pm (must arrive no later than 5:15pm) Location: Alpine Grove Banquet Facility, 19 South Depot Road, Rt. 111A, Hollis, NH For more information and to ...

Honey of a hobby

A legacy lives on from the late Jim Hirni, a Hollis beekeeper and member of the Merrimack Valley Beekeepers Association who lost his life to brain cancer in 2017. Hirni established before his death the Jim Hirni Beekeeping Scholarship Award, a gift of bees, complete beehive setups, equipment ...

Colonial Garden Club of Hollis

The Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend is the traditional day of choice to go shopping for hundreds of plant lovers who attend the annual Colonial Garden Club of Hollis plant sale. Tradition held firm on May 11 as lines of visitors awaited the start of the event. The club organized in 1966 is ...

Book & Bake Sale at the Annex

Saturday, May 4 at 4 Main Street, Brookline, NH. The Friends of the Brookline Public Library will hold its semi-annual Used Book & Bake Sale on May 4, 9am - 4pm, with $5/bag 2-4. The Friends are offering thousands of hardbacks and paperbacks including fiction, non-fiction, mystery, ...