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First Program in Civic Engagement Series - Part 2 Guest Speaker Dr. Monica Galizzi “The Gendered Workforce” on October 21 at 7 pm via Zoom. The Southern NH Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host Professor Monica Galizzi, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of ...

October Take-Home Meal from Brookline Community Church

A creamy Buffalo Mac and Cheese is our October Take Home Meal which will be ready for pick up Friday, October 31st. You can pick up the dinners between 3:30-5pm(right before trick or treating) at the Brookline Community Church. Each meal feeds 2 to 3 depending on appetite and cost are 1 ...

Hollis Arts Society Expo and Sale

Have you submitted your application for our Virtual Holiday Art Expo & Sale? It’s almost time! The deadline for applications is October 26th for just $25. Each artist has the opportunity to feature their unique work on our HAS website for the public to purchase over a 2-week period - a ...

Trick or Treat in Hollis 5-7PM, Oct. 31

Much like the rest of 2020, Halloween will look a little different this year, but we are still excited to celebrate with the community. In lieu of concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the Hollis Police Department would encourage parents of trick-or-treaters to follow the Center for ...

Brookline Seeks Volunteer Poll Workers for November Election

You might have heard that we successfully pulled off the Primary Election. That was as always in large part thanks to the skills and diligence of our Town Clerk, Patti Howard-Barnett and our Supervisors of the Checklist, Linda Saari, Karen Roberts and Judy Cook. It also couldn’t have ...

Trail Trackers (formerly Redlining) at Beaver Brook

Beaver Brook Association Trails Wednesdays through December 17 10am - 12pm Interested in hiking all the trails at Beaver Brook? BBA Naturalist Kat Dickau will guide BBA Members on this process. Hiking about 3-4 miles a day, she’ll get you on your way as you work through your checklist. ...

Hollis grandmother busy readying holiday cards for troops

HOLLIS – For Laura Landerman-Garber, generating tens of thousands of holiday cards for American troop members is a labor of love. “It’s been 17 years,” she said. “It really started out as two days before Thanksgiving. I had gone to the dentist and in the waiting room, I was reading ...

Remote iron melt to be held by Andres Institute

BROOKLINE – Assuming the role of president of the Andres Institute of Art, 98 Route 13 in Brookline, the largest sculpture park by area in New England, completely caught seasoned veteran and strong proponent of the arts, Gail Bloom, off guard. “It was a surprise,” she said with a laugh. ...

Dreesen to talk about his new book

Toadstool Books and the Nashua Public Library will host comedian Tom Dreesen for a virtual event at 7 p.m. Aug. 6. Dreesen has made more than 500 appearances on national television as a stand-up comedian, including more than 60 appearances on “The Tonight Show.” He was a favorite guest of ...

United Way of Greater Nashua planning “Stuff the Bus” event for August

On August 1, from 9 am to 2 pm, United Way volunteers will be on hand at Staples in Nashua, Staples in Amherst, Big Lots in Nashua, and Sam’s Club in Hudson accepting donations of school supplies. Additionally, United Way volunteers will be on hand 11 am to 7 pm every day from 8/1 through 8/7 ...

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Household Hazardous Wastes are chemicals that are used in our daily lives and can be found in most of our homes - in the workshop, under the sink, and in the garage. These chemicals are corrosive, flammable, toxic, or reactive, and can cause damage to the environment and/or public health if ...

Cards2Connect Challenge

Cards2Connect Challenge, a N.H. Statewide program, in partnership with US Senator Maggie Hassan, to send greeting cards to our Veterans at the Tilton Veterans Home, the Manchester VA Hospital, and the White River Junction VA Program! Our beloved Veterans who once bravely defended our ...

Off the beaten paths of Acadia National Park

We drive past a field of sunflowers in Eden, Maine, on the way to Acadia, and it’s as if the name of this town predicts the present moment. Bluffs filled with spruce, the careen of seagulls following breezes through Mt. Desert Narrows, and the light on a pale blue harbor makes picture ...

How should I clean and store my face mask?

Cloth face masks worn during the coronavirus pandemic should be washed regularly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public health experts recommend wearing a mask made from cotton fabric, such as T-shirts, or scarves and bandannas, when you are outside and ...

Hollis Town Hall Re-Opening Plan

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, JUNE 1 – To accommodate reopening, we have developed several Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), which will be in effect until further notice. These practices are based upon public health guidelines, designed to keep employees and the public safe. 1. Town Hall shall be ...

Hollis Transfer Station update effective June 2

We will be accepting TV’s, Monitors, Laptops, Tires and stickers beginning June 2nd. Exact change or check preferred. Please see Amanda for all items that need to be paid for. All transactions will be taken through the office window. New Stickers $2 each Tires:  Rimless $3 each  -  ...

Hollis Brookline COOP Annual Meeting Postponed Again

We share the desire to keep all of us safe from the COVID-19 virus and, at the same time, we need to allow the voters to conduct the COOP annual meeting. To contain this virus, it is critical to follow the directions and guidelines of the Governor’s emergency orders and of local officials. ...

Covid-19 Response One-Day Food Drive

Saturday, June, 6 from 8am - 2pm United Way of Greater Nashua has organized a one-day food drive to take place on Saturday, June 6. A large number of volunteers are needed quickly in order to accomplish our goals.  56 volunteers are needed to station themselves at food stores around the ...

Franklin Pierce University announces plans to re-open

RINDGE, N.H. - May 20, 2020 ‒  Franklin Pierce University today announced that students will return to its scenic 1,200 acre campus in Rindge, N.H. for the fall term.  Work is also underway at the university’s academic centers to renew some clinical rotations and hands-on labs for its ...

Hollis Heritage Commission requests Scenic Photos for 2021 Calendar

The Hollis Heritage Commission is now accepting photos for the 2021 calendar entitled Scenic Hollis. The annual calendar project includes many beautiful scenes of the town as captured by very talented photographers. The 2021 calendar will be dedicated to the Hollis community who joined together ...