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Full summer calendar at Hollis Library

Summer Reading 2012 – Dream Big … Read! Beginning June 27, children and adults can sign up for the Hollis Social Library’s Summer Reading Programs. Register online at home, or come to the Pancake Lunch Summer Reading Kick-Off from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 27, the ...

Club raises funds with plant sale

Members of the Brookline Garden Club, Colleen Martin, Amy Fessenden and Trish Rosenberg sell plants ranging from $1-$5. This is the third year the club has held the plant sale to raise money for their community projects, such as working with the SAU this year. Funds also go toward buying ...

Hollis woman among GSA volunteers recognized

On June 7, more than 100 New Hampshire information specialists were recognized for their volunteer efforts at an awards ceremony held at the Bedford Town Hall. Granite State Ambassadors are volunteers, industry professionals and residents of New Hampshire who have been trained and certified ...

Fifth Marandos golf tourney June 25

HOLLIS – Organizers are optimistic this year’s fifth annual Tory Marandos Golf Tournament will surpass last year’s $7,000 and perhaps even raise record funds for the foundation created in memory of the Nashua native following his violent 2006 death. The tourney ...

Library offers summer reading program

With school ending, it’s time for children to participate in the Brookline Children’s Library Summer Reading Program. This year’s program will run for six weeks – Monday, June 25, through Friday, Aug. 3 – and the themes “Dream Big: ...

Hollis students share stories at Open Mic

Hollis Primary School hosted a young authors’ celebration June 6. Twenty-seven students in second and third grades, who are part of the after-school writing club, celebrated their newly published anthology, “Poems and Short Stories from Turtle Island.” Each ...

Coming together

BROOKLINE – On June 9, the Brookline Historical Society and the Brookline Community Church held their first town-wide yard sale on Route 13. Historical Society member Kim McClure came up with the idea of a town-wide yard sale and pitched it to other society members. They were not the ...

Strawberry festival returns for 62nd year

HOLLIS – The Hollis Woman’s Club and Hollis Town Band will join forces this month to bring the community the 62nd annual Strawberry Festival. The festival will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, June 24, and will feature a performance by the town band, along with various ...

Brookline church to host breakfast buffets

The Brookline Community Church will be having four breakfast buffets this year to raise money to support the organizations we sponsor through our Board of Outreach. The second of these four breakfast buffets will be held from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16. All proceeds will be donated ...

Senior picnic at Alpine Grove set

A senior picnic will be held at Alpine Grove in Hollis, on Thursday, June 21. All adults ages 50 and older are invited to a picnic at Alpine Grove on Thursday, June 21, from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $15. Enjoy a day out at Alpine Grove with miniature golf, line dancing, cards, a sing-a-long, ...

E-Reader program honors trustee

The Hollis Social Library is excited to make available two Nook Color e-Readers for library patrons to check out. The purchase of these devices was made possible by a generous donation from the Library Trustees in honor of Howard Bigelow for his many years of service on the Hollis Social ...

Cozy Tea Cart revamped

BROOKLINE – Through the front door of the new Cozy Tea Cart, a customer has two choices: go left or go right. Go left and they will find the shop and register, where patrons can browse the wall of teas and tea paraphernalia. Go right and they will enter a living-room style cafe with ...

Hollis man named state “Snowmobiler of the Year”

HOLLIS – Amos White doesn’t like the attention he’s been getting lately. He’d much rather give credit to others. But that has been difficult for White since he was honored as the state’s Snowmobiler of the Year and recognized for his years of ...

Brookdale Fruit Farm to celebrate 165 years in Hollis

HOLLIS – For Eleanor Whittemore, Brookdale Fruit Farm has been home for 85 years. Whittemore has lived through many of its historical changes: from the day they sold the horses to buy motorized tractors to the modernization of the farm’s irrigation system. For those ...

Hollis centenarian Hilda Hildreth leaves legacy

HOLLIS – To those who knew her, Hilda Hildreth was far more than the town’s oldest resident, she was a dedicated community member, avid gardener and photographer, and an active, funny woman with long, white hair and bright blue eyes. “My husband and I would often ...

Gear up for Motor Mania

NASHUA – If you happen to see a procession of classic cars making its way through downtown Nashua this Saturday morning, don’t panic. You haven’t taken a wrong turn and traveled back in time – you’ve just stumbled across the cruise-in, the ...

Electronic Collection Day set for June 9

Brookline Transfer Station Electronic Collection Day is Saturday, June 9, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine Items accepted and costs are keyboards and cell phones, $2; DVD players, hard drives and laptops, VCRs, microwaves, stereos and printers, $3; and monitors, $5. Televisions (all sizes), ...

New exhibit at Nashua gallery

Gallery W. Pearl in Nashua, a collaboration between the Hollis Art Society and Greater Nashua Mental Health Center at Community Council, is celebrating the opening of its new show “World Inspired Art and Music.” The public is invited to enjoy a spring brunch while ...

Police Cadet Academy now accepting applications

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Police Cadet Training Academy is accepting applications for its 2012 session. Sponsored for the past 39 years by the New Hampshire Police Association, the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police and the Exploring Division of the Daniel Webster ...