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HB News

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 ...

12th annual Keefe Family polar plunge to benefit fire victims

SEABROOK – Ray Keefe, the Hollis man whose family organizes an annual “polar plunge” to assist those suddenly facing hardships and tragedies, is dedicating this year’s 12th annual plunge to Kevin and Amy Conley, as well as their three sons. The Conleys have been living in a motel room ...

Candidates Night – Tuesday, March 3; 7-9  pm; Amherst Town Hall

The Southern NH Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host the Eighth Annual Amherst Candidates Night at the Amherst Town Hall on Tuesday, March 3 from 7 to 9  pm.  (In the event of inclement weather, the alternate date is Thursday, March 5.) All candidates who ...

Wilton – Lyndeborough Kindergarten Registration

Registration for incoming Kindergarten students begins on March 18, 2020 from 6PM to 8PM at Lyndeborough Central School. Registration continues through May 7, 2020 from 9AM to 2PM each day. Students eligible for Kindergarten this fall must be 5 yrs. old by September 30, 2020. See ...

United Way “Changemakers United” Kickoff Party

Be part of the conversation about how people 40 and younger can take an active role in volunteering and advocating for the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors.  Join us on Wednesday, March 11 at MakeIt Labs in Nashua to talk about ways young people can make a difference. We’ll hear ...

Singers Wanted

The Nashua based women’s a cappella chorus, New England Voices in Harmony, 2018 international gold medalists, is inviting ambitious female singers to attend rehearsals to learn what singing four part harmony is all about. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday evening beginning at 6:30 pm at ...

Local Grand Master Challenges 40

The recent world championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana has sparked a renewed interest in chess in the United States. On May 9, at 11:00 am at the Nashua Public Library, forty people will match wits playing chess with Grand Master Fidel Corrales from Massachusetts. GM ...

Hollis-Brookline Middle School Quarter 2 Honor Roll 2019-2020

7th Grade High Honors: Maia Arthur, Lily Batcheller, Annika Bergin, Sofia Bergskaug, Finn Brown, Fiona Brown, Caden Bruseo, Elizabeth Butland, Anuhya Chilakapati, Angelina Costa, Marc Croteau, Kirti Das, Emma DiGennaro, Camryn Dunn, Caitlyn Engle, Ronan Finnegan, Amelia Garruba, Kylie ...

HB’s Campbell earn starring role in ‘The Nutcracker’

Seventeen-year old Gillian Campbell, along with a cast of professional guest artists and area youth, will perform in the Palace Theatre’s upcoming annual production of the timeless classic, “The Nutcracker,” in six magical performances from Nov. 29 through Dec. 1. Campbell of ...

Animal rescues need donations; military is in need of cards

Pets play important parts in people’s lives, providing companionship, emotional support, helping reduce stress, as well as helping to increase social contacts for ‘pet parents’ with other pet lovers and animal advocates. Two local agencies dedicated to providing for canines in transition ...