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Showcase stars are students

Toothbrush, check. Sunscreen, check. Clarinet, drums and tuba, check, check check. Transporting by air and coach the people and equipment headed for a week in the sun was a happy task. Student musicians, singers, band and chorus personnel, in addition to volunteer travel companions from ...

2019 Hollis Town Band Pops Concert on April 7th

For Concert On April 7th, 2019 At Alpine Grove, Rt. 111a, Hollis, NH Tickets for the 2019 Hollis Town Band Pops Concert are now available for purchase from any Hollis Town Band member.  The tickets are $25 each.  Checks must be made out to “Hollis Town Band.” The concert will take ...

Winner of the Hollis-Brookline Middle School National Geographic Geography Bee

Hollis-Brookline Middle School eighth grader and Brookline resident Anneli DiVirgilio is this years winner of the Hollis-Brookline Middle School National Geographic Geography Bee. The National Geographic Geography Bee is an annual geography contest sponsored by the National Geographic Society. ...

Lyndeborough and Wilton Police Talk

Wed., April 10 from 7-8:30 pm The Wilton-Lyndeborough High School - Cafeteria or Gym Featuring Wilton Chief Eric Olesen - Lyndeborough Chief Rance Deware The Wilton Community Center is sponsoring a lively Q & A discussion between Lyndeborough and Wilton teens, parents, interested ...

Julia Tilton of Amherst earns Girl Scout Gold Award

Girl Scouting’s highest honor bestowed on high school junior for her work addressing the link between social media usage and anxiety and depression in teenagers To counter the often anxiety-producing messages of social and other media on young girls, an Amherst teenager has designed two ...

Rising above Lyme Disease

Hiking? Gardening? Romping outdoors with the family dog? The activities might be wicked fun unless a truly wicked black-legged “deer” tick snags a ride on your skin and bites you. The rarely felt puncture can infuse through the wound a tick saliva backwash loaded with microbes that spread ...

Hollis Heritage Commission Requests More Photos of Scenic Hollis

The Hollis Heritage Commission is now accepting photos for their 2020 calendar entitled Scenic Hollis. For the past three years, the calendar has included many beautiful scenes of the town as captured by very talented photographers. The scene must be located in Hollis but the photographer ...

The Mont Vernon General Store, Clocks, and More: Saturday, March 23

A History of Small Businesses in Mont Vernon The second program in the Mont Vernon Historical Society’s three part series Mont Vernon Tells the Story will be held on Saturday, March 23 in the Meeting Room on the first floor of the Town Hall. The program, “The Mont Vernon General Store, ...

Alene Candles Invents New Way to Make ‘Marbled’ Candles 

Scientists from Bedford, Hooksett and Lee listed as co-inventors on patent Milford, N.H. (March 5, 2019) –  Alene Candles, the leading contract candle manufacturer in the United States, and its team of scientists were recently assigned a patent for inventing a new way to make ‘marbled’ ...

Slow Down to Get More Done

I just had a crazy week. I traveled to New Orleans for a long weekend, and then came back and immediately coached at a Ladies Rock Camp for the last half of the week! I was living out of a suitcase, sleeping in strange beds, and being “on” for new experiences and people for seven straight ...

Towns discuss Safety

May The Police Forces Be With You Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 7-8:30 pm The Wilton-Lyndeborough High School  - Cafeteria or Gym (TBD) Featuring Wilton Chief Eric Olesen Lyndeborough Chief Rance Deware The Wilton Community Center is sponsoring a lively Q & A discussion ...

SeaPerch Program: Subs go swimming

The deep of the swimming pool at New Hampshire University in Durham was the bulls eye for 96 kit-built SeaPerch submarines recently constructed by eighth-grade students from Hollis Brookline Middle School. The remotely operated underwater vehicles were built from scratch. The SeaPerch program ...

HHC Requests More Photos of Scenic Hollis

The Hollis Heritage Commission is now accepting photos for their 2020 calendar entitled Scenic Hollis. For the past three years, the calendar has included many beautiful scenes of the town as captured by very talented photographers. The scene must be located in Hollis but the photographer ...

Winter Pruning

The March 11 meeting of the Milford Garden Club at 10:30, First Congregational Church Parish House, 10 Union St. Find out why late winter is an ideal time to start pruning trees, shrubs and woody vines. Learn about pruning objectives and techniques, appropriate tools, personal protective gear ...

Sunday Doc Film Series at the Wilton Town Hall Theatre

Free Screening of THE DEVIL WE KNOW - chemistry of a cover-up Sunday, March 10th, 4:30 pm at the Wilton Town Hall Theater, Main Street, Wilton. A documentary film about one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time. THE DEVIL WE KNOW is the story of how one synthetic chemical, ...

Success Coach Guest Lois Herman Inspires Area Women

In keeping with the Hollis Woman’s Club’s mission of community improvement through educational programs as well as philanthropic donations, civic support, and social activities, the Director of Programming procures informative monthly speakers and programs. All programs are open to the ...