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For Pennsylvania post office, it ‘feels like Christmas’

Cabinet News

The post office in Warren, Pennsylvania, has 16 vehicles, and Tim Rossman disinfects them daily. The process begins at 6 a.m. Rossman cleans the vehicles while another custodian takes a rag and bleach water solution to scanners, keys and cards. The inside of the vehicles used to be cleaned ...

Hollis Town Hall Re-Opening Plan

HB News

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, JUNE 1 – To accommodate reopening, we have developed several Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), which will be in effect until further notice. These practices are based upon public health guidelines, designed to keep employees and the public safe. 1. Town Hall shall be ...

Hollis Transfer Station update effective June 2

HB News

We will be accepting TV’s, Monitors, Laptops, Tires and stickers beginning June 2nd. Exact change or check preferred. Please see Amanda for all items that need to be paid for. All transactions will be taken through the office window. New Stickers $2 each Tires:  Rimless $3 each  -  ...

Hollis Brookline COOP Annual Meeting Postponed Again

HB News

We share the desire to keep all of us safe from the COVID-19 virus and, at the same time, we need to allow the voters to conduct the COOP annual meeting. To contain this virus, it is critical to follow the directions and guidelines of the Governor’s emergency orders and of local officials. ...

Covid-19 Response One-Day Food Drive

HB News

Saturday, June, 6 from 8am - 2pm United Way of Greater Nashua has organized a one-day food drive to take place on Saturday, June 6. A large number of volunteers are needed quickly in order to accomplish our goals.  56 volunteers are needed to station themselves at food stores around the ...

Franklin Pierce University announces plans to re-open

HB News

RINDGE, N.H. - May 20, 2020 ‒  Franklin Pierce University today announced that students will return to its scenic 1,200 acre campus in Rindge, N.H. for the fall term.  Work is also underway at the university’s academic centers to renew some clinical rotations and hands-on labs for its ...

Hollis Heritage Commission requests Scenic Photos for 2021 Calendar

HB News

The Hollis Heritage Commission is now accepting photos for the 2021 calendar entitled Scenic Hollis. The annual calendar project includes many beautiful scenes of the town as captured by very talented photographers. The 2021 calendar will be dedicated to the Hollis community who joined together ...

June Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event Cancelled

HB News

Nashua, NH—5/26/2020— After careful consideration, the Nashua Region Solid Waste Management District in conjunction with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, has cancelled the June 4, 2020, HHW collection in Nashua. This decision has not been made lightly and we appreciate the public ...

On-line classes help fight diabetes, heart disease

HB News

HOLLIS – Local cooking instructor and trained physician Nora Hanke is teaming up with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to bring nutrition and cooking classes to the Nashua area. Food for Life classes are designed to help local residents improve their health through a ...

Millions in relief funding available to eligible businesses

HB News

CONCORD – An initial $400 million in emergency funding from the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund is available to New Hampshire small businesses, and the window for submitting applications closes next week. The mandatory pre-qualification period ends May 29 for this Main Street Relief ...

Too shiny: A detriment to New Hampshire cars

HB News

Fewer people are driving these days because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the stay-at-home orders that are in place. More cars are parked in driveways and garages than are out on the roads. However, as my family has discovered, just because your vehicle isn’t being driven regularly doesn’t ...

WJAA, community renovate local ball field

HB News

WILTON – Good things are taking place in Wilton during these challenging times.  With schools closed and the spring sports seasons delayed, it presented a great opportunity for the WJAA to make the most out of this situation.     With the support of local residents and businesses, ...

RISE elects officers; awards scholarships

HB News

NASHUA – Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, The Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE) conducted its annual election of officers and scholarship awards online on April 30th. New officers, elected for 2020-2021, are: Cynthia Geiger, President; Lisa Marie Clark, Vice-President; ...

Car Show Rescheduled

Merrimack News

The Goffstown Rotary Club has rescheduled its annual car show fundraising event to Saturday, September 19th, due to current CDC guidelines on public gatherings. It will be held in Parson’s Field, in Goffstown, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., with free admission for the general public. The Goffstown ...

Calling all artists!

Merrimack News

CASA of New Hampshire is once again accepting artwork submissions for our greeting card fundraiser. CASA Cards feature paintings, photographs, and drawings donated by local New Hampshire artists and children,  and are sold year-round to benefit New Hampshire’s abused and neglected ...

Nashua to host virtual Pride Festival

Merrimack News

Virtual Pride will be broadcast on Saturday, June 27, from 2-4 p.m. Festival highlights include live music, drag show and speakers. Portions of the event will be pre-recorded. Details on our entertainment lineup, as well as how to watch and/or livestream the event will be available as the event ...

We want your community news submissions!

Merrimack News

Are you a member of an active club? Is your child a student standout in academics or athletics? Does your church or organization offer activities you want to share with the community? If so, we want to hear from you! Seeking: • Community columnists to publish weekly or monthly • ...

Merrimack Town Meetings – The Early Years

Merrimack News

Keep in mind that spellings varied considerably in the written reports. Notice that many of these family names are still around town. When Merrimack was granted its first charter in 1746, Col. John Blanchard was instructed to hold a Town Meeting within 30 days. It’s interesting to note that ...

26th annual ‘Power of Angels’ event

Merrimack News

The 26th annual “Power of Angels, Kitty Angels Fundraiser” will be hosted by Treasures Antiques, Collectables & MORE, at 106 Ponemah Rd. in Amherst, NH on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 & 7. The event will run, from 9AM to 5PM, rain or shine. This fun and exciting fundraiser will ...