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Some winter farmers markets are poised to open as the bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables and other local goods offered during the summer’s outdoor markets draws to a close. Outdoor farmers markets in Amherst, Merrimack, Milford, Bedford and elsewhere were well attended this year. According …

Friday, October 24, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
Get your cameras ready for the New Hampshire fall foliage season. We invite our readers to submit their best photos to our 2014 Fall Foliage Contest. There will be prizes …
Friday, October 17, 2014
NASHUA – Harbor Homes is preparing for its 14th annual Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and those in need of a hot meal. The holidays can be an especially challenging …
Friday, October 17, 2014
MERRIMACK – Ample thanks from event organizers went out to crowds attending the eighth annual Fall Festival and Business Expo recently. The festival and expo was held from 10 a.m.-4 …
Friday, October 10, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
We’ve assembled a ghoulishly good collection of calendar events for your Halloween entertainment. From high-octane horror houses to family-friendly autumnal fun, we’ve harvested the area’s best offerings. Grab a buddy …
Friday, October 10, 2014 | By KATHLEEN PALMER Staff Writer
NASHUA – The New Hampshire Chapter of the National Association of Professional Women, in cooperation with the USA Track & Field Association’s sanctioning board, will present the third annual Ghost …
Friday, October 3, 2014
WILTON – Retired Souhegan High School science teacher Chris Balch is on a new mission. Last year, Balch raised more than $2,500 for the Hope for Gus Foundation. This year, …
Friday, October 3, 2014
Get your cameras ready for the New Hampshire fall foliage season. We invite our readers to submit their best photos to our Fall Foliage Contest. There will be prizes for …
Friday, October 3, 2014
The Cabinet, partnering with the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce, hosted a reception honoring the winners of the “Best of Souhegan” awards at La Belle Winery in Amherst on Tuesday, …
Friday, October 3, 2014
Accountant/CPA: Jason Cillo Steele Associates Tax Preparation & Business Services Alternative Heating Solution Company: RDP Water Systems Antique Shop: Robin’s Egg Appliance Store: Brennan & MacKay Art Gallery: Andres Institute …
Friday, October 3, 2014
NASHUA – The Nashua Regional Planning Commission will hold its next household hazardous waste collection from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 4. The collection will be at the Nashua Public Works …
Friday, September 26, 2014
MILFORD – Gary Williams was recently named the area’s “humanitarian” in The Cabinet’s “Best of Souhegan” contest. But Williams, who is pastor of the Burns Hill Christian Fellowship church in …
Friday, September 26, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – The goal of the Merrimack Fall Festival and Business Expo is to celebrate the town and honor several residents for their public service. The festival, to be held …
Friday, September 19, 2014 | TINA FORBES Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – The New Hampshire Lottery and New Hampshire Motor Speedway named Merrimack High School teacher Jon Van de Car as New Hampshire’s All-Star Educator during a surprise visit to …
Friday, September 12, 2014
MERRIMACK – Erica Pombrio’s family called her a “tomboy in dresses” who grew up to be a smart, funny and compassionate young woman. Pombrio died of cancer in 2009 when …
Friday, September 12, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST – One April evening two years ago, Lois Johnson noticed a small blotch on her thigh after gardening in her Amherst backyard. It wasn’t the bull’s-eye rash that’s indicative …
Friday, September 5, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – Jeff Belanger will bring a supernatural evening of fun and frights to the Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Belanger is a paranormal …
Friday, September 5, 2014
MERRIMACK – Karen Schofield loves to play with her young grandchildren, but she never could have imagined that horsing around with a 3-year-old boy would save her life. Schofield, 50, …
Friday, September 5, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CHICAGO – Legendary comics creator Stan Lee will serve as the honorary chairman of Library Card Sign Up Month in September. During the month, the Campaign for America’s Libraries, the …
Friday, September 5, 2014
NEW BOSTON – The New England John Deere Expo will return to the spacious property at the Hillsborough County 4-H Youth Center, an agricultural activities area for kids at 15 …
Friday, August 22, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
MERRIMACK – In the depths of the Great Depression, a Pepperell, Mass. veterinarian named Dr. Davis would lift spirits by hosting free entertainments for townspeople, playing movies and serving his …
Friday, August 8, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The 1938 Maxim fire truck owned by the Merrimack firefighter association won the Best Truck and Kids award at the Bedford Historical Society antique show. – Submitted by Timothy Dutton …
Friday, August 8, 2014
Spending some time in the water can be a welcome relief after a series of high 80 to low 90 degree days. And New Hampshire has plenty of bodies of …
Friday, August 1, 2014 | By TINA FORBES Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – Naticook Day Camp, located in Wasserman Park, 116 Naticook Road, may be the perfect place for your child to spend the summer making new friends, learning new skills, …
Friday, July 25, 2014 | By KELLY VALLUZZI Special to the Journal
Visitors to Merrimack’s Fourth of July parade, held on the holiday, Friday, July 4, endured torrents that lightened to drizzles in time for the march of nearly 70 groups ranging …
Friday, July 11, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Celebrating Merrimack’s Independence Day festivities as a new centenarian is Roy Ingerson, the cat’s meow to multitudes of school children and their families long before he reached 100-years old. The …
Friday, July 11, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Runners, bicycle riders and swimmers did their best to win praise and medals at the Greater Nashua Sprint Triathlon, a fifth-annual event held on Sunday, June 8, at Camp Sargent, …
Friday, June 27, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
errimack’s Danny Lavigne, a student in kindergarten at Thorntons Ferry School, was told only that someone on a motorcycle might come for a visit to say hello after he had …
Friday, June 27, 2014 | Story and photos by LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – The sun shined over the dew-covered greens of Sky Meadow Country Club in Nashua on Monday, May 19, as Home Health & Hospice Care held its 23rd annual …
Friday, June 27, 2014
CONCORD – Ten New Hampshire nonprofit organizations have learned new strategies for incorporating and making best use of the talents of highly skilled volunteers through a yearlong High Impact Volunteer …
Friday, June 27, 2014
DISTRICT 21 - 8 seats Merrimack Democratic: Dick Bean, 4 Falcon Drive. Evan Fulmer, 9 Wren Court. i - Brenda Ellen Grady, 7 Woodward Road. John Hanson, 9 Walden Drive. …
Friday, June 27, 2014
DURHAM – Poetry about the seasons, a ring-toss game between a cat and a moose, and a day of skiing were among the subjects of winning stories in the New …
Friday, June 27, 2014
MERRIMACK – Home Health & Hospice Care recognized its nursing staff during National Nurses Week – Nurses Leading the Way from May 6-12. “Home Health & Hospice Care wishes to …
Thursday, June 26, 2014
ometimes, Merrimack High School salutatorian Matthew Correia told his fellow seniors on Saturday, older people have a point when they mutter the old saw, “Kids these days …” But while …
Friday, June 20, 2014 | Story and photos by DEAN SHALHOUP Staff Writer
His hands helped build a family. So many jobs to do. They’ve whittled toys for girls and boys. And not stopped ‘til he’s through fixing chairs and lawnmowers salvaged from …
Friday, June 13, 2014 | – By staff reporter Loretta Jackson for her dad, Edward Fleming, 86, of Merrimack. The staff of the Merrimack Journal sends best wishes to all of the fathers in the community on their special day.
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