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MILFORD - The idea of freedom is baked into New Hampshire's self-image, but the historical reality has not always lived up to the ideal. Milford, Portsmouth and many other towns have been home to natives of Africa and to African-Americans for centuries, but their stories …

Sunday, May 22, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MANCHESTER - In a ceremony dating to 1860, Saint Anselm College presented 67 senior nursing students with pins as symbols of their preparedness to serve as compassionate caregivers. The annual …
Sunday, May 22, 2016
The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce will move on Monday, May 23, to its new home at 4 John Tyler St., Unit H (above Papergraphics, next to the YMCA). One of …
Sunday, May 22, 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 …
Sunday, May 22, 2016
The Merrimack Garden Club and the Merrimack Public Library hosted their "Garden to Go" event on May 7. They invited children of all ages to decorate a container and plant …
Sunday, May 22, 2016
MILFORD - A brand new shop opened in Lorden Plaza recently with nearly 500 craft beers and up to 100 wine selections. The custom-built walk-in cooler at Barley & Hops …
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Diplomas and congratulations went to 130 students completing this year's bee school, a set of six weekly classes hosted by the Merrimack Valley Beekeeper's Association. The classes began Tuesday evening, …
Saturday, May 14, 2016 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
WASHINGTON, D.C. - New Hampshire's top two youth volunteers of 2016 - Emma Williams, 17, of Merrimack, and Caitlin Shapleigh, 12, of Londonderry - were honored in the nation's capital …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
MERRIMACK - The YMCA of Greater Nashua is holding a free community event from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 21, to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
NASHUA - Families, teachers and students filled the Nashua Catholic Regional High School gymnasium recently when 30 seventh-grade students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. Merrimack student who …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
CONCORD - With honorees characterized by a combination of community support, innovative product marketing, exceptional sales and a tireless work ethic, the New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently paid tribute to …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Merrimack Friends and Families invites you to join it for a "fun-raising" event - a Photo Race - on Saturday, May 14. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. Your group …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
David R. Loiselle, 67 of Merrimack, NH died suddenly Wednesday May 4, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH. He was born in Claremont, NH on Aug. 3, 1948 …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
The Merrimack Village District will flush mainlines and hydrants in these areas from May 16-20: Back River Road, Pheasant Run, Packard Drive, Belmont Drive, Canterbury Way, Greenfield Drive, Raymond Drive, …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Most people don't know they are there, but in every town and city in southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts, there are treasures. Whether they are in old cemeteries, deep …
Saturday, May 7, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Submitted by the  N.H. Fish and Game Department CONCORD - The deadline for New Hampshire's 2016 moose hunt lottery is approaching. Enter today to try your luck on the adventure …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
The Merrimack Village District will flush mainlines and hydrants in these areas from May 9-13: Bedford Road, Wood Heaven, Davis Road, Daniel Webster (Bedford Road North), Cathy Street, Ministerial Drive, …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
The Merrimack Police Department will hold its free open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 7. Here is the schedule of events: 10 a.m.: Opening ceremony: Presentation of Colors …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
The Merrimack Police Department will host its fourth gun safety class from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 4. This is not a hunter safety course, although the class does center around …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
AMHERST - The Amherst Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, on the Wilkins Elementary School front field. Whether you're a plant …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Steve Brown, of Merrimack, was named by the Merrimack Valley chapter of SCORE as a member of the volunteer nonprofit organization and a certified small-business mentor. SCORE, an arm of …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
WILTON - First there was Frisbee, a perfect laid-back pasttime for the 1960s, then Frisbee evolved into the fast-paced Ultimate Frisbee. Now, there's a Frisbee-golf hybrid called disc golf, which …
Saturday, April 30, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Merrimack Destination Imagination will hold a spaghetti supper at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Merrimack High School to benefit students from Mastricola Upper Elementary School as they represent the …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Merrimack High School announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2015-16 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Craig Annick, Hope Bibeault, Timothy Bradish, Lauren Brennan, Robert Bunis, …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
New Hampshire Audubon's annual Birdathon/Bloomathon will be held Saturday, May 21. Join a team and raise pledges, or gather a few friends to form your own team and set goals …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Color-A-Thon is coming to Merrimack. The Merrimack elementary school PTO groups - Thorntons Ferry PTTF, Mastricola Elementary PATT and Reeds Ferry PFA - will host their first ever elementarywide fundraising …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
AMHERST - Peter Zheutlin's family wanted a dog, but Peter? Never. Through 20 years of marriage and two children, the freelance journalist resisted the idea. He never wanted tumbleweeds of …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST - Treasures Antiques, Collectables & More, 106 Ponemah Road, will host a Kitty Angels Fundraiser and Adoption Days event from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 30 and May 1. Kitty …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Merrimack Destination Imagination will hold a spaghetti supper at 5 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Merrimack High School, to benefit students from Mastricola Upper Elementary School as they represent the …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
NASHUA - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints local Merrimack and Nashua congregations will hold a Preparedness Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at 110 Concord …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
MANCHESTER - The Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum and Max I. Silber Scouting Library is celebrating the 106th anniversary of the founding of the Boy Scouts of America with the …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The Merrimack Village District will flush mainlines and hydrants in these areas from April 25-29: Baboosic Lake Road, Front Street, Nutmeg Lane, Beacon Drive, Hickory Lane, O'Gara Drive, Bedford Road, …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2016 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Co. This marks the sixth year of collaboration between the …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Wearing tartans and practicing Scottish music and dance, people of all ages filled the cafeteria at Merrimack High School last weekend to keep their Scottish heritage alive. The annual Indoor …
Saturday, April 16, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
AMHERST - It's not easy being green. Just ask that big, hulking guy over there. Dale Thomas Byrd will play the namesake green ogre when the Amherst PTA presents "Shrek, …
Saturday, April 16, 2016 | By KATHLEEN PALMER Staff Writer
CONCORD - Discover Wild New Hampshire Day, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's most popular free community event of the year, is set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April …
Saturday, April 16, 2016
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