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BROOKLINE - For more than half a century, state and local conservation groups have been eyeing two pieces of riverfront property along the Nissitissit River in Brookline. The parcels, owned by the Austin and Martin families and farmed for generations, are on both sides of …

Friday, January 13, 2017 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Three years ago the Merrimack Lions Club started raising money for the American Diabetes Association by selling scarecrow kits that included a hand-painted face and a T-frame for $20 each. …
Friday, January 13, 2017
New York, N.Y. - Merrimack Mark Threlfall is among the judges at the 141st annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. He will officiate over several breeds …
Friday, January 13, 2017
Riverside Christian Church is re-launching in January 2017 as MOVEMENT Christian Church with identical Sunday services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Child care and children's age specific programing is available …
Friday, January 13, 2017
MERRIMACK - The Rotary Club of Merrimack seeks people who live or work in Merrimack and have displayed outstanding performance in their jobs. If you know such a person, the …
Friday, January 13, 2017
Boys Basketball Merrimack 52, Trinity 41 Ian Cummings had 22 points on Jan. 6 to lead the Tomahawks in solving the Pioneers' zone defense while Owen Ploss added 11. Danny …
Friday, January 13, 2017
AMHERST - Kevin Skarupa was 7 when the Blizzard of 1978 hit Nashua, closing school for three days and possibly setting him on a career path. "How did it happen," …
Friday, January 6, 2017 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The economic climate of New Hampshire and the Souhegan Valley is changing and creating challenges to continued growth. A number of factors are affecting these changes, such as demographics, the …
Friday, January 6, 2017
PFC Kyle R. Heidbreder, 20, of Merrimack, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, SC on Dec. 9, 2016. PFC Heidbreder is …
Friday, January 6, 2017
1. Why do so many people's eye get red from chlorine in a pool? A: Chlorine can definitely cause the eyes to get red, especially if the level of chlorine …
Friday, January 6, 2017 | Kevin M. Chauvette
CONCORD - Wild turkeys will soon be gathering at backyard birdfeeders, and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is asking the public to report sightings of wild turkeys online …
Friday, January 6, 2017
Joseph (Joe) Mroz is the newest Eagle Scout from Merrimack Troop 424. He was presented with the rank of Eagle at his Eagle Court of Honor that was held at …
Friday, January 6, 2017
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the annual Fitchburg Holiday Tournament held at Monty Tech Vocational High School in Fitchburg, Mass., on Dec. 18. This tournament attracted a lot …
Friday, January 6, 2017
MILFORD - "Chestnuts roasting on an open fire ..." goes the old Christmas song, but most people living today have never enjoyed the sweet nuts from the American chestnut tree. …
Friday, December 16, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK - Gate City Charter School for the Arts in Merrimack announced the newest addition to its administration, Esther Kosofsky, who will serve as the first deputy director. Kosofsy's passion …
Friday, December 16, 2016
MANCHESTER - Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has announced that the New England Parkinson's Ride in Merrimack was awarded $1,500 from the Foundation's Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant program. Three employees …
Friday, December 16, 2016
The Merrimack Lions Club is proud to announce the business winner - "Bark to the Future," submitted by HC Salon and Day Spa and Pets Choice. This is the second …
Friday, December 16, 2016
CONCORD - The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is warning consumers of a scam that fools people into paying for a fishing license without actually providing one. The scam …
Friday, December 16, 2016
HOLLIS - "In every dog is the soul of a wolf, " goes the dog food commercial, and dog owners presumably warm to the message that their golden retriever or …
Saturday, December 10, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer 
A $100,000 Challenge. A long-time friend of the YMCA of Greater Nashua has offered a challenge: If they Y can raise $100,000 by Dec. 31, it will receive a $100,000 …
Saturday, December 10, 2016
THANK YOU, MERRIMACK! We had a record turnout of attendees at the Friends of the Merrimack Public Library's seventh annual Turkey Shoot: Night of Raffles and Fun, on Friday, Nov. …
Saturday, December 10, 2016
HOLLIS - A Banana Glamorizer or a Hokey Pokey Snowball Maker? How about a Saratoga Potato Chip Maker? For anyone who loves old kitchen gadgets, the Lawrence Barn was the …
Monday, December 5, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The Lioness of Merrimack has begun its Operation Santa Project! Look for Christmas trees at the following locations: The Merrimack Post Office, Merrimack Public Library, Total Chiropractic Health Center, Fit …
Monday, December 5, 2016
The economic climate of New Hampshire and the Souhegan Valley is changing and creating challenges to continued growth. A number of factors are affecting these changes, such as demographics, the …
Monday, December 5, 2016
AMHERST - Reading and hiking are great activities for children, but they usually aren't done at the same time. Thanks to 13-year-old Bailey Burke, though, young children can read a …
Friday, November 18, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK - Teresina O'Hare and Sophia Hancock, both of Merrimack, will perform in the Palace Theatre's upcoming annual production of the timeless classic, "The Nutcracker," in six magical performances Nov. …
Friday, November 18, 2016
MERRIMACK - The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated Mel Tye's 25th year of membership during their November Networking Before 9 meeting. Mel, owner of Tye's Top Tour & Travel, …
Friday, November 18, 2016
The Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department and the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to join us in kicking off the official holiday season in Merrimack by …
Friday, November 18, 2016
The State Department of Revenue Administration has confirmed the Town of Merrimack's 2016 property tax rate at $22.79 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. This represents a decrease of $1.93 per …
Friday, November 18, 2016
CONCORD - Motorists are advised to watch for deer crossing roadways this time of year, especially at dawn and dusk. Deer are very active right now, as the mating season, …
Friday, November 18, 2016
CONCORD - Get your 2017 New Hampshire Wildlife Calendar, while supplies last. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's award-winning calendar is considered one of the top wildlife calendars in …
Friday, November 18, 2016
Julia Arciere remembers what it felt like to be in eighth grade and not want to hang out with "little kids." Arciere is a former "club kid," and now she …
Friday, November 11, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The Merrimack Library Board of Trustees and Friends of the Merrimack Public Library are pleased to announce the annual Turkey Shoot fundraiser is scheduled for 6:30-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. …
Friday, November 11, 2016
MANCHESTER - Scouts throughout New Hampshire will be taking part in the largest food drive collection in the Granite State on Saturday, Nov. 12. In 2015, Scouts and leaders collected …
Friday, November 11, 2016
Making connections. That's what Monica Gallant was happy to see happen between families and organizations that help keep youths healthy, safe, and alcohol- and drug-free during a recent event. The …
Friday, November 4, 2016 | By DARRELL HALEN Correspondent
The economic climate of New Hampshire and the Souhegan Valley is changing and creating challenges to continued growth. A number of factors are affecting these changes, such as demographics, the …
Friday, November 4, 2016
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