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Circus comes to Brookline academy

BROOKLINE – It seems that, with the proliferation of entertainment choices available to kids these days, the traditional circus has kind of gone by the boards. There are, however, a few people who still revere the magic of the Big Top, and want to pass that love on to the younger ...

Help us recognize our local heroes

For the second year, The Cabinet Press is asking readers to help us to recognize some of our local heroes. A nominee could be a neighbor who organizes a benefit for a family having financial troubles or someone who helps in an emergency – anyone who goes above and beyond to help ...

Restaurant Week NH brings gourmet fare May 18-25

More than 45 businesses in Greater Nashua and Manchester will participate in the first statewide Restaurant Week New Hampshire from May 18-25. Restaurants will serve three-course prix-fixe menus to foodies looking for sweet dining deals and tantalizing discoveries as they “Try ...

Child development the old-fashioned way

The first week of May was National Screen-Free Week. While many adults have found successful ways to incorporate the use of screens and technology into their adult worlds, we sometimes forget that most adults were not exposed to televisions, mobile phones, video games and computers to the ...

Library photo contest designed for ‘tweens’

Do you love taking pictures? Are you just bursting with creativity? Well, if you are going into grades 6 and up then you can enter the “Night Images of Hollis Photo Contest.” This contest is designed for tweens and teens to express their creative side, and coincides with ...

Nashua’s Greek Food Festival offers homemade recipes

NASHUA – Putting together a meal for a family of six or eight can be a major undertaking. Just imagine cooking for 6,000-8,000. That’s how many people usually attend St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church’s annual Greek Food Festival. The event will be from 11 a.m.-9 ...

Hollis artist holds open studio

Stephen Previte, of Hollis, will hold his annual Spring Open Studio on Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13, and May 19 and 20, from noon-5 p.m., at 112 Silver Lake Road in Hollis. He will be showing a new collection of original oil paintings along with a variety of limited edition Giclee ...

560 acres of land preserved

The Beaver Brook Association board of trustees has permanently protected another 560 acres of land through conservation easements. This land adds to the 1,044 acres already protected by easements on Beaver Brook land in the past decade. Conservation easements ensure that the land will be ...

Help Stamp Out Hunger this year

WASHINGTON – On May 12, local communities across America will join the U.S. Postal Service and letter carriers to combat one of the nation’s growing problems – hunger. About 50 million Americans, including 17 million children, live in families that lack ...

Nashua-based Cure With Hope to hold second annual musical fundraiser

NASHUA – Cure With Hope will host its 2nd annual Evening With Hope from 7 p.m.-midnight Friday, June 1, at Alpine Grove Banquet Facility in Hollis. There will be live music by Eastwood Peak, dancing, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, desserts, a raffle and auction. Cure With ...

Hollis teen aids orphanages in Haiti

HOLLIS – At a mere 18 years of age, Hollis teen Stacie Gibson has witnessed catastrophic disaster firsthand. Through an organization within the Monadnock Bible Conference, Gibson visited Haiti shortly after the earthquake of 2010 that hit the country. “I’ve never ...

Help us recognize our local heroes

For the second year, The Cabinet Press is asking readers to help us to recognize some of our local heroes. A nominee could be a neighbor who organizes a benefit for a family having financial troubles or someone who helps in an emergency – anyone who goes above and beyond to help ...

Correction

The Iron Man story in the April 27 Hollis Brookline Journal should have said, “The last thing you expect to smell when walking through the woods on a warm spring afternoon is the acrid scent of burning coke.”

Concert at Nashua club benefits hearing impaired

NASHUA – There’s an old chestnut that says if you listen to too much rock ’n’ roll, it’s likely to damage your hearing. It’s a little ironic, therefore, that an upcoming show at the Boston Billiard Club will achieve exactly the ...

Stripes for Vets to give away franchise

The Operation Stripes for Vets franchise promotion giveaway, sponsored by Black Dawg Franchise Group LLC will present one returning Iraq/Afghanistan veteran as the winner of his or her own Yellow Dawg Striping franchise valued at $28,000. Deadline for submissions is May 25 for announcement on ...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ in Nashua

NASHUA – The Peacock Players will present “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” at the Janice B. Streeter Theater, 14 Court St. “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and ...

Winners named in Duck Stamp contest

Local artists were named winners in the 2012 Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Contest. New Hampshire’s 2012 first-place winners in their age groups included: ? Grades K-3: Lydia Brown, 8, of Brookline; Declan Lister, 8, of Orford; and Heidi Dillon, 6, of Hebron. ? Grades ...

Boating education classes held in Nashua and Windham

The Department of Safety, Boating Education, is offering the boating education course to the public in the following local towns. NASHUA: One-day classes offered 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on May 19, May 26, June 23, June 30, July 7, July 21 and July 28. A two-day class will be held 6-9:30 p.m. May 22 ...

Charter now providing phone service

Another competitor has been added to the area’s telephone mix, as Charter Communications rolls out local and long-distance service for cable TV and Internet customers in Hollis and Brookline. “About half our customers, within the first year or two, end up switching over to ...

Drive One 4 UR School program coming to Hollis

HOLLIS – Across the United States, there are vital arts, music and sports programs that are being cut annually due to growing budgetary constraints and lack of funding. Today’s youth may be missing out on opportunities to expand their knowledge and diversify their ...