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To the Editor: I am announcing my candidacy for re-election to my 11th term to the New Hampshire House of Representatives on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Appointed by the House Speaker, I served 20 years on the Fish & Game Committee, and was appointed by the …

Sunday, August 21, 2016
To the Editor: Senator Kelly Ayotte makes national security a priority. She has served on the Senate Armed Services Committee, laid out a clear and comprehensive plan to defeat ISIS, …
Sunday, August 21, 2016
To the Editor: Small businesses in New Hampshire are critical to economic success. But now, the Granite State's small businesses are facing a problem. A federal policy decided in Washington …
Sunday, August 21, 2016
To the Editor: I'm writing on behalf of Prime Alternative Treatment Centers, a Merrimack-based medical marijuana dispensary, to inform you that we have officially opened for business and as of …
Sunday, August 21, 2016
To the Editor: I saw in the news that the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) was signed into law and I could not be more thankful. The drug issue …
Saturday, August 6, 2016
To the Editor: The fight against the heroin epidemic got a major boost last week thanks to Senator Kelly Ayotte and her bill: the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). …
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Governor fails on national security To the Editor: Yet again, Maggie Hassan has proven herself utterly incompetent in the area of national security. Does she think that tying herself to …
Saturday, July 16, 2016
To the Editor: 2015 was another very exciting year for our New England Parkinson's Ride. We have very high hopes that some of the research that is going on will …
Saturday, July 2, 2016
To the Editor: The Merrimack Rotary wishes to thank its extraordinary sponsors of this year's July 4 pancake breakfast and Family Fun Day. The categories of sponsorships range from $1,500 …
Thursday, June 23, 2016
To the Editor: On behalf of the Merrimack Garden Club, we would like to thank all our members who contributed to our successful plant sale held June 11. The group …
Thursday, June 23, 2016
To the Editor: Kudos to the Merrimack Journal for celebrating the top 10 MHS graduates with their pictures, profiles and plans. With the nonsense of eliminating class rankings occurring in …
Thursday, June 16, 2016
To the Editor: I see or read about Sen. (Kelly) Ayotte in a charity race, attending her kids sporting events , attending a veterans event and the like, listening to …
Saturday, May 28, 2016
To the Editor: The Knights of Columbus thank the people of Merrimack for their generous contributions to the Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities (aka Tootsie Roll Drive) on May …
Saturday, May 28, 2016
To the Editor: On behalf of the members of Boy Scout Troop 401 and their families, we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the attendees of the …
Saturday, April 16, 2016
To the Editor: I am James Ferreira, and I am running for a three-year seat on the Merrimack Town Council in the upcoming election on April 12. My wife and …
Saturday, April 2, 2016
To the Editor: I find it ironic that Sen. Kelly Ayotte, who has publicly announced that she will meet with the president's nominee for the Supreme Court, is being labeled …
Saturday, April 2, 2016
To the Editor: Recycling, as well as being a "feel good" thing to do, can also be financially advantageous. It currently costs the town of Merrimack only $15 per ton …
Sunday, March 27, 2016
To the Editor: The mainstream media has done little reporting on President Obama's recent proposal to add a $10-a-barrel oil tax, so I am writing to all residents a little …
Saturday, March 12, 2016
CONCORD - Hunters and anglers now have field information, maps and more at their fingertips using the official New Hampshire Fish & Wildlife Pocket Ranger smartphone app for iPhone and …
Saturday, March 12, 2016
To the Editor: Did the people or person in charge of the Merrimack polling place really think that the change in the traffic pattern would help? I can't believe that …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: The board of directors has recently begun a building improvement initiative designed to make the John O'Leary Adult Community Center more aesthetically pleasing, attractive and energy efficient …
Saturday, February 27, 2016
To the Editor: One of the Y's main focus areas is social responsibility, and we consider our efforts to help ease the burden of local food pantries important to the …
Monday, January 25, 2016
To the Editor: On behalf of the NEPBA Local 12 and the Merrimack Police Department, I am pleased to announce that the donor appreciation comedy show has been rescheduled for …
Monday, January 25, 2016
To the Editor: We would like to thank the many residents who took names from our trees for Operation Santa and purchased gifts for the needy. We are given a …
Monday, January 18, 2016
To the Editor: The following is a letter received by the Merrimack Lioness Club regarding Operation Santa. Dear Lioness Club: We had the best Christmas thanks to all of you. …
Monday, January 18, 2016
To the Editor: Riverside Christian Church announces the retirement of Senior Pastor Ray Pouliot from full-time ministry. We congratulate him on 25 years of service to the church and the …
Saturday, January 9, 2016
To the Editor: On behalf of the Rotary Club of Merrimack I would like to thank all of the sponsors, runners and volunteers who made the Merrimack Turkey Trot 5K …
Saturday, December 26, 2015
To the Editor: On Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 15-16, Santa took a break from making his list and checking it twice to make some very important phone calls to 60 Merrimack children. …
Saturday, December 26, 2015
To the Editor: For the past several months, the East Coast Marketing Group (ECMG) has been fundraising on behalf of the Merrimack Police Department's New England Police Benevolent Association Local …
Saturday, December 12, 2015
To the Editor: Thank you, Merrimack! Thanks to the support of many local Merrimack businesses and the many Merrimack rafflers who came out to have fun and win raffles, our …
Saturday, December 12, 2015
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our community partners in sharing the 2015 theme for Red Ribbon Week which is "Respect Yourself …
Saturday, December 12, 2015
To the Editor: Far too often in today's society, only the bad news commands space in our media outlets. However, every once in a while, people do something that restores …
Saturday, December 12, 2015
To the Editor: Scouting for Food was a huge success this year! The communities of Mason, Wilton, Mont Vernon, Lyndeborough, Brookline, Amherst and Milford generously donated more than 13,400 items …
Saturday, December 5, 2015
To the Editor: Hollis Troop 12 Boy Scouts hosted their annual spaghetti supper on Saturday, Nov. 7, and fed over 200 people. We would like to thank the community for …
Saturday, December 5, 2015
To the Editor: The Merrimack Lions Club wants to thank the community for making the Scarecrow Kit Fundraiser for Diabetes so successful. Again, we sold over 150 kits with a …
Saturday, November 14, 2015
To the Editor: The United States has over 2.3 million Americans incarcerated in federal, state and local prisons today; this is more than any other country worldwide. While the United …
Saturday, October 24, 2015
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