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Author’s book sales benefit ambulance service

BROOKLINE – When Carmen Chimento was a young seminarian in Washington, D.C., decades ago, he had a vision of God. That vision changed the way he viewed his faith and caused conflicts between his new beliefs and what he was studying on his path to the priesthood. He left the ...

Olin’s Sailbot at robot contest

Hollis resident Brooks Willis, a member of the class of 2015 at Olin College, joined several classmates for the Olin Sailbot team’s first real test. Olin’s Sailbot team was founded this year, and it didn’t take long for the team to thrust their project into ...

Brookline residents open animal PT clinic

NASHUA – Jennifer and JW Brooks, of Brookline, have recently opened a new physical therapy clinic in Nashua. This clinic is a little different from most, as the patients are four-legged. While animal physical therapy clinics are more common in Greater Boston, the Brooks’ ...

Museum passes available at local library

Ah, summertime … the perfect time to visit some of the cultural resources in our region. Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Brookline Public Library, you can check out a pass that offers free or reduced admission to any of the following destinations: Currier Museum of ...

Candidates: Time to upload information for our Voter Guide

Attention, candidates for all local offices in the Sept. 11 primary and the November election: If you want to be part of the online voter guide run by the Nashua Telegraph, Cabinet and Journal newspapers, it’s time to get to work. The Voter Guide, which will be part of the ...

Fire department to hold annual BBQ Competition

BROOKLINE – The fire department will host its seventh annual BBQ Competition this Saturday and Sunday, bringing together local grilling enthusiasts. The event has grown over the past several years, said Brookline Fire Department Auxiliary President Sheryl Corey, whose husband is ...

Memorial ride honors teen’s motto

HOLLIS – Nick Jennings was 16 years old and attended Hollis Brookline High School when he died in a car rollover in Hollis in November 2004. Nick’s motto: “Life’s short, ride hard” inspired friends and family to create Nicholas ...

Hollis DI teams compete in Global Finals

Three Hollis Destination Imagination teams competed in the Destination Imagination Global Finals 2012, in Knoxville, Tenn. on May 23-26. They competed along with 8,000 students representing 1,276 of the best teams from across the U.S., seven Canadian provinces and 13 different countries. ...

Brookline Master Plan will bring improvements to town

BROOKLINE – A downtown that hosts a local grocer, pharmacy, hardware store and toy shop. A sidewalk system that will encourage locals to not only go downtown, but stay downtown. And business that will be growing, yet maintaining the community’s rural character. This is the ...

Spend summer nights at youth edition of ‘Grease’

NASHUA – The Teen Actorsingers will present a G-rated youth edition of “Grease” in July. The artistic director is Brad Fernald, the musical director Amy St. Louis and the choreographer is Brittney-Lynne Stanley. Performances will be at the Janice B. Streeter ...

Historical Society hosts Howe truck collection

“Follow your bliss.” For Stephen Howe, that was never in question. From an early age, he knew he loved anything that had wheels. When he was just a toddler, his Uncle Dennett presented him with a toy Farmall tractor like the one Stephen’s father used to work ...

Girls on the Run coming to Hollis this fall

HOLLIS – For Noreen Polus and Danielle Scott, Girls on the Run is an opportunity to get back to doing what they love: spending time with young people. For the local girls who participate in the program, however, the women hope it will be a chance to learn more about themselves, build ...

Bikers take on annual PMC

NASHUA – Since 1980, the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge has gathered hundreds of bicyclists, who avidly put the rubber to the road in an effort to fight cancer. On Aug. 4 and 5, 47 area residents will gather for the 33rd annual ride. They will be among 5,500 cyclists who will be ...

Hollis and Brookline scholars honored

Assumption College Terrence O’Kane, of Hollis, graduated this spring with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Assumption College in Worcester, Mass. Bowdoin College Hillary Smyth, of Hollis, who majored in neuroscience and minored in government and legal studies, graduated this spring ...

Hollis man snags school’s top honor

HEBRON, Maine – Eric Paul Beaudette of Hollis graduated from Hebron Academy on May 26. He was a High Honors scholar elected to Cum Laude Society. Beaudette was the recipient of the Hebron Academy Cup, given to the member of the senior class who, in the opinion of the faculty, ...

Science careers highlighted for girls at program

A partnership between Public Service of New Hampshire and Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains will give girls an opportunity to see if they would like to consider careers in environmental science, engineering, mathematics or physics when they grow up. “Energy ...

Applewild School second-quarter honor roll

Applewild School in Fitchburg, Mass., has announced its honor roll for the second semester of the 2011-12 school year. The following local students were named. FROM HOLLIS: Sixth-graders Brett Chapdelaine, Academic High Honors, Effort High Honors; Lauren Lassila, Academic High Honors, Effort ...

Memory Ride raises awareness

HOLLIS – The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Memory Ride for Research will travel through Hollis on Saturday, July 14. Hundreds of cyclists, from expert to novice, are signing up for Memory Ride to raise money and awareness to fight Alzheimer’s ...

Rotary Club awards eight scholarships

As has been the annual tradition, the Hollis Brookine Rotary Club awarded scholarships to graduating Hollis Brookline High School seniors who were recognized for academic achievement, community involvement, leadership, extracurricular activities and personal achievement. This year, because of ...

Hurd, Marshall on display

The Hollis Art Society will host an exhibit of watercolorist Pat Hurd and photographer Roxanne Marshall through July at RE/Max Properties at 2 Ash St., Hollis. An artist reception takes place from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, July 12, when guests will have the opportunity to meet the artists. Cocktails ...