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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 ...

June Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event Cancelled

Nashua, NH—5/26/2020— After careful consideration, the Nashua Region Solid Waste Management District in conjunction with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, has cancelled the June 4, 2020, HHW collection in Nashua. This decision has not been made lightly and we appreciate the public ...

On-line classes help fight diabetes, heart disease

HOLLIS – Local cooking instructor and trained physician Nora Hanke is teaming up with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to bring nutrition and cooking classes to the Nashua area. Food for Life classes are designed to help local residents improve their health through a ...

Millions in relief funding available to eligible businesses

CONCORD – An initial $400 million in emergency funding from the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund is available to New Hampshire small businesses, and the window for submitting applications closes next week. The mandatory pre-qualification period ends May 29 for this Main Street Relief ...

Too shiny: A detriment to New Hampshire cars

Fewer people are driving these days because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the stay-at-home orders that are in place. More cars are parked in driveways and garages than are out on the roads. However, as my family has discovered, just because your vehicle isn’t being driven regularly doesn’t ...

WJAA, community renovate local ball field

WILTON – Good things are taking place in Wilton during these challenging times.  With schools closed and the spring sports seasons delayed, it presented a great opportunity for the WJAA to make the most out of this situation.     With the support of local residents and businesses, ...

RISE elects officers; awards scholarships

NASHUA – Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, The Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE) conducted its annual election of officers and scholarship awards online on April 30th. New officers, elected for 2020-2021, are: Cynthia Geiger, President; Lisa Marie Clark, Vice-President; ...

Student art competition sponsored by Weare firm highlights environment

Not long ago, a driver for H20 Waste Disposal Service, a waste management company that offers weekly and bi-weekly trash pick-up for residents who don’t want to be bothered with the weekly trip to the town dump, was gifted a piece of artwork drawn by a young child, thanking that employee for ...

Mask Distribution at City Hall, Nashua

Everyday till Sunday, May 31st 10am - 2pm Over the next two weeks volunteers will be distributing masks at Nashua’s City Hall Plaza to all who need them. Volunteers are needed to help with this project every day till Sunday, May 31st between 10am and 2pm. If you can help on the same day ...