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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 ...

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 ...

Humane Society Celebrates 120 Years with The Great Catsby Gala

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN) has announced their decision to move their annual benefit dinner and auction online. This virtual event will include an hour long big screen production on Facebook and Youtube Live, a month long silent auction, a Live auction component, the annual ...

Hollis Brookline High School News – May 2020

We will be open by appointment Monday thru Friday.  Please contact the main office to set up a time should you need to come in. Please feel free to reach out should you have any questions.  Graduation: We believe that guidance offered by the New Hampshire Department of Education on May 5, ...

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 ...

Bouncing Back From Hard Times

Hello Dear Readers, and welcome to May. The sun is out, and the temperatures are rising, and that is a welcome gift right now. I’m not sure about you, but I’ve been taking several walks per day and drinking coffee on my porch whenever I can. There is such comfort in breathing fresh air and ...

Kristen Morin and Michael Germaske

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Morin of Brookline, NH are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kristen Morin to Michael Germaske, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Germaske of Somerset, NJ. Kristen and Michael are 2012 graduates of the University of New Hampshire, where the two met. Kristen is ...

Parents grapple with decision

Kids learning remotely all spring are looking forward to guitar-led singalongs, tug-of-rope tournaments, swimming lessons and all the screen-free idylls that epitomize summer camp. For parents who’ve been juggling work with child care, paying to have their school-aged brethren warming in ...

Public Works Garage, 9 Stadium Drive, Nashua

Who Can Attend--residents of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, Pelham, and Windham Cost--$15 user fee per vehicle, additional charges for quantities exceeding 10 gallons or 20 pounds No Latex Paint, No Electronics, No Medications For ...

Hollis Town Meeting Recessed Again

We all share the goal of having residents attend the 2020 annual town meeting to participate in the deliberative process, and cast our votes. In response to the continued concern over the Covid-l9 pandemic, and after consulting with the Governing Body, the Fire and Police Chiefs, the DPW ...