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Keep wildlife wild: Leave young animals alone

HB News

CONCORD – With the arrival of spring, many species of wildlife are giving birth to their young. Finding young wildlife can be exciting, but in most cases, even if it appears abandoned, the mother is not far off. If you encounter young wildlife – even young animals that appear to need help ...

Hollis artist hosts Spring Open Studio: ‘Decisions – Decisions’

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HOLLIS – Stephen Previte will hold his annual Spring Open Studio in conjunction with the NH Open Doors statewide touring event on the two consecutive weekends of Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7 and May 13 and 14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 112 Silver Lake Road. At this exhibit, which he is ...

Hollis Brookline students take to Spain, experience culture

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A group of 39 Hollis Brookline students accompanied by six chaperones, led by Spanish teacher Alex Basbas, recently returned from an educational and enlightening trip to Spain. The tour began in the bustling city of Madrid, where the students were able to explore the many city centers and shop ...

Attention: Hollis Heritage Commission needs your talent

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HOLLIS – The 2018 calendar theme is “Scenic Hollis” and we are seeking your favorite scene to help us make next year’s calendar. We all know there are beautiful photo-ops throughout Hollis and many photographers to share them. The calendar will have a monthly appropriate photo chosen ...

Merrimack author launches third ‘Deep Fried’ mystery

Merrimack News

Local author Linda Reilly will launch the third book in her Deep Fried mystery series from 3-5 p.m., at the Toadstool Bookshop in Milford on Saturday, May 20. “A Frying Shame” features protagonist Talia Marby, a commercial broker turned fry cook, in this sequel to “Fillet of Murder” ...

Meals on Wheels receives $25,000 grant

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK – St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS) Meals on Wheels recently received a $2,500 grant from the Dorothy Gould Cook Memorial Fund through the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. This grant supports the Meals on Wheels Program which provides hot, nutritious meals and vital safety ...

Milford High Destination Imagination to hold breakfast fundraiser

Cabinet News

MILFORD – On Saturday, May 6, from 8-10:30 a.m., breakfast at Windows On West Street at Milford High School, 100 West St., will benefit Milford Destination Imagination. The menu is orange juice, coffee, breakfast pastry, pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage. Adults: $8. Seniors: $6. ...

Hollis Arts Society to hold show on May 6-7

HB News

HOLLIS – Do you have a craving for art, live music and yummy desserts? Join the members of the Hollis Arts Society for an uplifting day of amazing 2-D and 3-D art by more than 27 local artists. A variety of engaging demonstrations will be going on throughout the weekend between 10 a.m. and 4 ...

Franklin Savings Bank breaks ground on Merrimack location

Merrimack News

FRANKLIN – Franklin Savings Bank recently broke ground on a new location in Merrimack. This will be the bank’s eighth full-service location. The new office, at 1 Dobson Way, will be on a half-acre parcel adjacent to the Merrimack Village Shopping Center. The new 2,161-square-foot office ...

Home Health & Hospice Care named Business of the Year

Merrimack News

MERRIMACK — Business NH Magazine announced Home Health & Hospice Care was chosen as Business of the Year for its civic contributions and exceptional performance in the health care sector. All businesses must be nominated by a chamber of commerce executive. A “Panel of Excellence,” ...

Start from Seed

Bedford News

HOLLIS – There’s nothing like gardening to make you feel one with the Earth. You plant a tiny seed, and it grows into an herb or a vegetable you can feed your family. But buying baby plants in plastic pots disturbs that all-natural feeling a bit. How about biodegradable pots you don’t ...

A number of tree farms grow in New Hampshire

Bedford News

Have you ever noticed a green and white Tree Farm sign posted on a property along the road? Do you know what that signifies? Many people think “Tree Farm” means rows of Christmas trees, or something similar, but it is so much more than that! Tree Farms range in size from small family 10 ...

Robotics team takes top spot at challenge

Bedford News

BEDFORD – Bedford robotics team Tech Tonix took a top spot by advancing to the semi-final round, and brought home the Control Award in New Hampshire’s first annual FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship, held last month in Wolfeboro. Tech Tonix, a rookie team made up of eight Lurgio ...

Junior Investors launches Helping Heroes Initiative

Bedford News

BEDFORD – Local community organization Bedford Junior Investors (BJI) has recently launched the Helping Heroes initiative to benefit Liberty House, a non-profit dedicated to providing substance-free housing, food, and clothing to local veterans in need. From now until May 25, 2017, BJI will ...

Visible blue light can be harmful to the eyes

HB News

Visible light is much more complex than you might think. Stepping outdoors into sunlight; flipping on a wall switch indoors; turning on your computer, phone or other digital device – all of these things result in your eyes being exposed to a variety of visible (and sometimes invisible) light ...

10th annual Gilmour Memorial Fund Ride and Walk set for May 13

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BOSTON – Volunteers from Hollis Zoo New England and friends around the country are organizing a bike ride and walk in memory of Hollis native Jonathan Gilmour, a former zookeeper at Zoo New England’s Franklin Park Zoo, who died at age 29 in 2006. All proceeds will benefit the Jonathan ...

2017 Hidden Treasures celebration is planned for May

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Explore the unique treasures located within the Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area in a fun-filled, regional celebration beginning Monday, May 1, and ending Wednesday, May 31. Experience the unique natural, historical and cultural “treasures” within 45 communities during Hidden ...

Holls Brookline High School Honor Roll

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Hollis Brookline High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Chase Adams, Maren Anderson, Alexandru Anghel, Christina Balsamo, Elizabeth Bonnette, Henri Boudreau, Paisley Broadhurst, Victoria Bruzik, Gillian Campbell, Leila ...

3 local groups collaborated to help a stray dog recover

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NASHUA – Kinko was saved from the streets of Georgia and was lucky enough to come to Nashua via a dog transport. He is a 2-year-old cattle dog and is a very happy, playful and lovable dog. Dr. Christine Schlupf, our Humane Society Veterinarian, identified right away that the dog had a ...