HB News

Hollis cleanup a sweeping success

A black pickup truck roaring past accidentally spun gravel onto a group of high school volunteers picking up roadside debris in Hollis during a recent town cleanup. Some raindrops pelted others. The day was a spring mix of optimism and anticipation for some break-out sun that mostly declined ...

1st Annual Jack Gleason Memorial Ponemah Bog Walk

Sunday, May 19, 8am to 10 am Join us in remembering and honoring Sanctuary Steward and dedicated environmental activist Jack Gleason, who died August 2018. This walk will be during the peak of spring songbird migration and blooming season of Rhodora, a magenta-flowering shrub abundant at ...

The Hollis Republican Town Committee

Monthly general meeting on Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m. at Fulchino’s Vineyard, 187 Pine Hill Road, Hollis, NH, 03049. We are excited to welcome Kate Day as our guest speaker. Kate Day is the newly appointed chair of NHGOP’s Committee on Town Committees. Day was the Cheshire County GOP ...

“Resiliance: the Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope,” to be shown

Researchers have recently discovered a biological  syndrome caused by abuse, neglect, and other adverse childhood  experiences (ACEs) during childhood.  Toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, ...

Memorial Day Ceremony, Mon. May 27

The Hollis Memorial Day ceremony is an evening ceremony at the Hollis Town Common. All participants and attendees should assemble by 5:30 PM at the Town Common. A “Color Guard” will march from Memorial Park to the Town Common at 5:30 PM, kicking off the event for the day. At the town ...

Program on Permaculture

Souhegan Sustainability and the Wilton Public Library are pleased to present a program on Permaculture with Dave McConville on Tuesday, May 14th at 7:00 pm at the Wilton Public Library, 7 Forest Road in Wilton, NH. Admission is free. How do we redesign our world to regenerate our environment ...

Third Annual Greater Manchester NH Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) Kids Ride

(PMC) Kids Ride on Sunday June 2, 9am - noon at St. Anselm College Registration fee: $20 until May 14, after May 14 - $25 right up to the day of the ride. Riders are asked to raise a minimum of $30 which is due by September 1. All registrants receive a ‘swag bag’ containing a PMC tee ...

4th Annual Kids Con New England

Sunday, May 19 from 10am-5pm at the Radisson Nashua, NH. Calling all Kids and Comic Book Fans! It’s time for the 4th annual Kids Con New England – the largest kids comic and children’s book convention in the region! Meet over 80 artists and creators with incredible books and art to add ...

Springtime, time for starting plants, exercise, yard cleanup

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow”- Audrey Hepburn, British actress, humanitarian. When each tomorrow seems busier then the day before, the advantages of growing plants in containers continues to grow. Plants can thrive on patios, decks, porches, and on windowsills in pots, ...

“Spring in Hollis” a juried Art Exhibit at the Hollis Public Library

The flowers of Spring are blooming at the Hollis Social Library located on the common. This is a juried show with watercolors, oils, acrylics, pastels and mixed media. There are floral paintings and landscapes of New Hampshire. Paintings by Marilene Sawaf, Madeleine Larose, L.M. Luszec, ...

(PMC) Kids Ride set for Sun. June 2

Jack Lampron age 5 of Merrymeeting Drive in Merrimack NH has dealt with a lot of challenges in his life so far, but that won’t stop him from joining in the upcoming Third Annual Greater Manchester NH Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) Kids Ride on Sunday June 2, 9am - noon at St. Anselm College. ...

Day-Before-Mother’s Day Cafe

8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 11 at Hollis Town Hall meeting room. Just off the Hollis town green. Presented by the Hollis-Brookline Rotary Club Coffee and beverages, Cupcakes, beignets & other baked goods. Art and craft vendors. Portrait studio, Kids’ card-making station. 50-50 ...

Iron Melt Workshop

Andres Institute of Art - Sculpture Park, 98 Rt. 13, Brookline. Iron Melt Workshop, May 11, Time: 1 P.M. A donation of $35 per scratch mold, $25 for AIA members. All materials will be supplied. Family fun, ages 4 – 84. Please park in the parking lot near the kiosk. A shuttle to the studio ...

Milford Garden Club Plant Sale

Looking for a huge selection of locally grown plants? Come to the Milford Garden Club Plant Sale on Sat. May 18, 8:30am -1:00pm at the Community House Lawn on the corner of Union and Elm Streets. With the help of knowledgeable club members and master gardeners, choose from a wide variety of ...

Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 27 May 2019

Attention all Hollis residents, businesses, groups, organizations, schools and clubs. The Hollis Memorial Day ceremony is an evening ceremony at the Hollis Town Common. All participants and attendees should assemble by 5:30 PM at the Town Common. A “Color Guard” will march from ...

New NH Historical Highway Marker honors Hollis’ first settlers

The N.H. Division of Historical Resources is pleased to announce that a New Hampshire Historical Highway Marker has been installed in Hollis on Route 130, west of the intersection with Route 122. The marker reads: “Captain Peter Powers Homestead Site “Hollis’s first settlers of ...

Nashua Garden Club Annual Plant Sale Sat., May 18th

The Nashua Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale  Sat. May 18th from 8 am to noon on the grounds of the Nashua Historical Society at  5 Abbott Street, Nashua NH. A variety of annual and perennial plants, houseplants, vegetables, shrubs and trees will be available along with the every ...

First Robotics Worlds competition in Detroit MI results

The team Alliance of Curie 195 from Southington CT team 1073 from Hollis/Brookline High and Team 3538 from Auburn Hills MI won Team Curie to move on to the final 6. Hollis Brookline was the only NH team to make the final 6 teams of 3. After the 6 teams competed team Curie finished ...

Doggie divas do yoga

Yoga poses including Downward Dog were offered to participants and dozens of dogs at Puppy Barre, a recent fundraiser hosted by local Pure Barre fitness studios to benefit two nonprofits – Last Hope K-9 Rescue, of Boston, and Operation Delta Dog, of Hollis. Pure Barre co-owner Adrienne ...

DAR State Conference News

The Daughters of the American Revolution state conference was held in Concord, N.H. March 30 - 31, 2019. The afternoon honored the State winners of the American History Essay Contest for this year. The 8th grade winner was Jenna Lynch from Brookline, N.H. She is home schooled by her mother. ...