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Candidates speak at Dems pasta dinner

The Hollis Democrats Pasta Dinner at the Lawrence Barn on May 4 brought together people from local communities and affiliations to discuss New Hampshire’s political climate and current state of affairs. Though 10 candidates, advocates and organizers spoke about their different ...

Nashua symposium sculptors inspired by surroundings

NASHUA – The fifth annual Nashua International Sculpture Symposium is in full swing, with a trio of sculptors from three very different artistic and cultural backgrounds hard at work on this year’s project. Each sculptor will create a granite turtle to be placed in ...

There are heroes all around us

I was thinking about our annual heroes special edition and who I might nominate. I came up with quite a few people who, over the years, have impressed me with their dedication to or love for our communities. I’m not going to list them because I don’t want to influence ...

Students’ creations on exhibit

Upper school students in Jack Bowen’s woodworking classes at Applewild School in Fitchburg, Mass., get to design and build their own furniture. The shop program begins in kindergarten, so students who are in seventh or eighth grade have had many years to learn the intricacies of ...

Summer classes offered at Beaver Brook

HOLLIS – Have you ever made a fort in the woods? Caught a frog or a toad? Stayed up late to stargaze? Cooked a meal on hot coals in a fire? At Beaver Brook Nature Center in Hollis, there will be 34 classes offered this summer for students from pre-school through 10th grade. Each ...

Energy Commission cuts costs in schools

The Hollis Energy Committee in three short years, has saved Hollis taxpayers $125,000 in energy efficiency and conservation efforts. Established by the Hollis Board of Selectmen in 2009, the Hollis Energy Committee continues to make significant strides toward implementing a number of energy ...

Hollis Brookline High School announces third-quarter honor roll

Hollis Brookine High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2011-12 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Heather Bourassa, Stephanie Burns, Rebecca Cherian, Julie Christie, Emily Cook, Elizabeth Corsetti, Samantha Couture, Gregory Cowan, Danielle D’Intino, ...

Local businesses make hay by supporting each other

Ask anyone to define “local agriculture” and they’re likely to suggest row crops or orchards and consider the question answered. While both responses are correct, they only partly define our local agriculture. For example, although Hollis was once home to ...

Hollis VFW, students create mural honoring local veterans

HOLLIS – This Memorial Day, the community will have a new way to honor its veterans, thanks to the efforts of the Hollis Historical Society, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11313 and a group of local high school students. The groups have collaborated the past few months to create a ...

Help us recognize our local heroes

There’s still time to submit your nominations for The Cabinet Press Heroes. All nominations should be received by June 4. The Cabinet Press is asking readers to help us to recognize some of our local heroes. A nominee could be a neighbor who organizes a benefit for a family having ...

A day to remember

Hollis and Brookline will hold Memorial Day celebrations. BROOKLINE Captain Samuel Douglass Academy will host a Memorial Day celebration, “Thank, Honor, and Remember Our Veterans,” at 9 a.m. May 25, at the school. The public is invited to attend. The Brookline Memorial ...

Circus comes to Brookline academy

BROOKLINE – It seems that, with the proliferation of entertainment choices available to kids these days, the traditional circus has kind of gone by the boards. There are, however, a few people who still revere the magic of the Big Top, and want to pass that love on to the younger ...

Help us recognize our local heroes

For the second year, The Cabinet Press is asking readers to help us to recognize some of our local heroes. A nominee could be a neighbor who organizes a benefit for a family having financial troubles or someone who helps in an emergency – anyone who goes above and beyond to help ...

Restaurant Week NH brings gourmet fare May 18-25

More than 45 businesses in Greater Nashua and Manchester will participate in the first statewide Restaurant Week New Hampshire from May 18-25. Restaurants will serve three-course prix-fixe menus to foodies looking for sweet dining deals and tantalizing discoveries as they “Try ...

Child development the old-fashioned way

The first week of May was National Screen-Free Week. While many adults have found successful ways to incorporate the use of screens and technology into their adult worlds, we sometimes forget that most adults were not exposed to televisions, mobile phones, video games and computers to the ...

Library photo contest designed for ‘tweens’

Do you love taking pictures? Are you just bursting with creativity? Well, if you are going into grades 6 and up then you can enter the “Night Images of Hollis Photo Contest.” This contest is designed for tweens and teens to express their creative side, and coincides with ...

Nashua’s Greek Food Festival offers homemade recipes

NASHUA – Putting together a meal for a family of six or eight can be a major undertaking. Just imagine cooking for 6,000-8,000. That’s how many people usually attend St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church’s annual Greek Food Festival. The event will be from 11 a.m.-9 ...

Hollis artist holds open studio

Stephen Previte, of Hollis, will hold his annual Spring Open Studio on Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13, and May 19 and 20, from noon-5 p.m., at 112 Silver Lake Road in Hollis. He will be showing a new collection of original oil paintings along with a variety of limited edition Giclee ...

560 acres of land preserved

The Beaver Brook Association board of trustees has permanently protected another 560 acres of land through conservation easements. This land adds to the 1,044 acres already protected by easements on Beaver Brook land in the past decade. Conservation easements ensure that the land will be ...

Help Stamp Out Hunger this year

WASHINGTON – On May 12, local communities across America will join the U.S. Postal Service and letter carriers to combat one of the nation’s growing problems – hunger. About 50 million Americans, including 17 million children, live in families that lack ...