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HB News

Time Honored Tradition

MILFORD – It’s not just a staple in Milford, it’s a throwback to Americana, the place where your grandparents said they used to go on a Friday night. It’s also a great way to extend social distancing (car-from-car anyway), in this state of a health crisis. On May 15, the Milford ...

Legion News

Kilduff-Wirtanen American Legion Post 74, Brookline, NH meets the 4th Thursday of the month* at 38 Main Street Brookline. Meetings begin at 1900 hours (7PM). *Nov and Dec meeting held 3rd Thursday. If you wish to join or have questions about the American Legion, please call one of the ...

Private karate school teaches online

HOLLIS – For Neil Stone, teaching martial arts takes discipline and concentration. And as days turn into weeks with the COVID-19 crisis, reaching out to his students took some ingenuity and reinvention as he parlayed his classes into the virtual realm. Students at Neil Stone’s Karate ...

Hollis Town Updates

Hollis trails and Rocky Pond boat launch are now open to Hollis Residents. Effective April 28, 2020: Newspaper and Mixed Paper are now open for recycling at the Transfer Station.

Hollis Garden Club On-line Plant Sale

Perennials, Shrubs, & Trees Starting May 14 @ 9am and ending on May 19th at 12 noon. Online Only! Our Available Plant List and Order Form will be found  on our webpage at that time: www.hollisgardenclub.org Purchased plants will be delivered by garden club members to the buyers ...

Note from the Laura the Librarian:

Hello Hollis Library Member! You might be wondering what we’ve been up to while we’re closed so I thought I’d give you all a view into a Librarian’s typical COVID workweek... • Ordering and cataloging books and media for our collection to be sure that all of the bestsellers and ...

Hollis Social Library May Newsletter

Our doors may be closed but you can still access LOTS of great resources 24/7 with your library card. We also have some NEW virtual programs and fun videos for you to “check out,” not to mention our Quarantine Cookbook! Visit www.hollislibrary.org to find out more about these great ...

Greater Nashua Mental Health celebrates 100 years

Somewhere between 75% to 96% percent of all businesses fail within 15 years. So how is it that a nonprofit agency in Nashua is celebrating its 100th-year anniversary when, according to Forbes magazine, less than half of all nonprofits fail to exist within even a few years? Forbes said it ...

Marguerite’s Place serves 32 local families

HOLLIS - Despite major logistical hurdles needed to keep everyone safe, once again Easter food boxes along with nine Easter baskets for kiddos at Marguerite’s Place, Inc. were packed on April 4 for local distribution. Fifty boxes were made. Thirty-two went to families in Hollis and ...

Hollis Social Library offers virtual event

HOLLIS – Join us for a VIRTUAL LIVE cooking event with Hollis Chef Liz Barbour. The class is set for 11 a.m. to noon on April 23. You must register for this event twice. After you register for this event through Hollis Social Library at https://hollislibrary.libcal.com/event/6645514, you ...

Rocky Pond boat launch remains closed

HOLLIS — In support of the stay-at-home directives issued by both governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the Hollis Select Board is hereby closing all trails and the Rocky Pond boat launch until further notice. This action is deemed imperative to control crowds that could lead to ...

Transfer station adds senior hours

BROOKLINE – The transfer station remains open and has added Wednesday morning hours for seniors. It will be open from 8 a.m. to noon for residents who are age 60 and older. The Transfer Station will remain open to all residents for its regular hours on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. ...

Emergency services aid senior citizens

BROOKLINE – Brookline’s emergency services officials have teamed up to address the needs of the town’s senior citizens and other vulnerable residents. Do you need some items from the grocery store? Do you need some medications from the pharmacy? We would like to assist you in limiting ...

Town facilities remain closed to public

BROOKLINE – The town hall, police, fire and ambulance departments, Brookline Chapel and Brusch Hall will remain closed to the public through May 3. Residents are asked to conduct any town business you can through the mail. Town personnel are working behind the scenes and will respond to ...

Food pantry open for those in need

BROOKLINE – The Food Pantry is open to anyone in Brookline who needs to shop for groceries, personal or household items, or pet supplies. The pantry will be staffed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Those in need of service are asked to call ahead, since the building is ...

Schools still providing meals to kids

BROOKLINE – The school food service department is providing meals on the parking-lot side of Richard Maghakian Memorial School on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9:30-10:30. If you are unable to pick up meals at that time, contact Amy Cassidy to make arrangements amy.cassidy@sau41.org.

Kilduff-Wirtanen American Legion set

BROOKLINE – Kilduff-Wirtanen American Legion Post 74 meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 38 Main St., Brookline. Meetings begin 7 p.m. If you wish to join or have questions about the American Legion, call one of the post officers. Visit the Facebook Page at: Kilduff-Wirtanen ...

Food pantry open for those in need

HOLLIS-BROOKLINE – The annual meeting of the Hollis Brookline Cooperative School District is now postponed until 6:30 p.m. May 26, with a second session on May 27, if necessary. The location remains the same, the Hollis Brookline High School Gym. In response to COVID-19, Drew Mason, school ...

At-Home Survival Kit

Hello, Dear Readers. Wow, what a difference a few weeks can make! I hope you are all well and sane during this unprecedented time in our lives. For today’s installment I will share some tools that can be used to create your very own Stay-at-Home Survival Kit. I know that a lot of you have ...

Hollis VFW offers March minutes

HOLLIS — The following are the March meeting minutes for the Hollis VFW. The meeting was called to order at 2 p.m. March 15 by Commander Andy Seremeth. Attendance rolls indicate there were 10 members and one guest present. The guest was Jack Robinson, Boy Scout from Troop 12. There was ...