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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 at Merrimack High School from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, is free, aside from …

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.
Caleb Daniel Arel died on May 22 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass., just weeks after turning 6. He had a lengthy illness and spent most of his short …
Friday, June 13, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
tudents at Reeds Ferry Elementary School studied the artistic accomplishments and the lives of famous artists – experts from modern days or long ago – in preparation of the 2014 …
Friday, June 6, 2014 | Story and photos by LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Humane Society for Greater Nashua DINO Well, hello, everyone! I’m Dino, a 1-year-old Lab mix waiting for my new family to walk through the door. I’m a fun-loving dude who …
Friday, June 6, 2014
Humane Society for Greater Nashua MR. BEAN Hi! I’m Mr. Bean, a happy guy with a pretty unique name, which is good so you won’t soon forget me. I’m just …
Friday, May 30, 2014
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Friday, May 30, 2014
errimack’s Memorial Day Parade, held May 26, brought together hundreds of residents, visitors and veterans of many wars. They witnessed the marching of an honor guard and a color guard …
Friday, May 30, 2014 | Story and photos by LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Merrimack dog lovers looking to share some quality time with their pooches are looking forward to a sojourn in Wasserman Park’s dog park, a site they hope to finish developing …
Friday, May 30, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Play for the Ponders, a benefit fundraiser for Merrimack’s Tara Ponder, a wife and mother of four boys who is fighting Stage 3 breast cancer, will be held 5-8 p.m. …
Friday, May 30, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Humane Society for Greater Nashua MR. BEAN Hi! I’m Mr. Bean, a happy guy with a pretty unique name, which is good so you won’t soon forget me. I’m just …
Thursday, May 29, 2014
nyone who has ever dreamed of living in a simpler time but without giving up modern conveniences could realize that goal without even leaving Merrimack. The McClure-Hilton home at 16 …
Friday, May 23, 2014 | By IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
As part of its 90th-year celebration, the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s Day Camp Sargent is planning several alumni events, including a family carnival at the camp from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. …
Friday, May 23, 2014
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