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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 picture book as they hike a trail on the Joe English Conservation Land. Bailey created …

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
Are you too busy to bake your own pies? The Lioness Club of Merrimack is offering homemade baked pies for Thanksgiving. All proceeds will benefit local food pantries. Pumpkin and …
Friday, November 4, 2016
MERRIMACK - The Rotary Club of Merrimack is sponsoring the Turkey Trot 5K Road Race on Thursday, Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving morning). Registration starts at 7 a.m. and the race starts …
Friday, November 4, 2016
MERRIMACK - The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce recently refaced the town's 'Welcome to Merrimack' signs, located on Daniel Webster Highway at the Bedford and Nashua town lines. The original signs …
Friday, November 4, 2016
AMHERST - The good news is that no one in New Hampshire was ever executed as a witch. The bad news is that 153 people in colonial Massachusetts were formally …
Sunday, October 30, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
November is National Novel Writing Month, an international phenomenon during which authors - or budding authors - challenge themselves to write a 50,000-word first draft of a novel. Participants can …
Saturday, October 22, 2016
It's that time of year again for the ghosts and goblins to come out in the town of Merrimack. Police Chief Mark Doyle announced that the hours for trick or …
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Oct. 22 is the last Saturday to buy a scarecrow kit at the Merrimack Public Library. The kits will be available between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Come by the …
Saturday, October 22, 2016
After a decade of planning, the dog park at Wasserman Park is now in its construction phase and is expected to open in mid to late November. Once construction is …
Saturday, October 22, 2016
The town of Merrimack invites you to bring the whole family out to Wasserman Park on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5-8 p.m. to take part in the 24th annual Halloween …
Saturday, October 22, 2016
If you refer to a Marine as a "hero," it will make him or her uncomfortable - appreciative but uncomfortable (they won't show it because that would be disrespectful) - …
Saturday, October 22, 2016 | Submitted by Chief Warrant Officer Richard E. Near
One of the good things that came out of a very hard time, the Great Depression, was art: the making of more than 80,000 paintings, photos, murals, posters, sculptures and …
Saturday, October 8, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MILFORD - Milford High School and Applied Technology Center is hosting its second annual STEM Night from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Girls in grades 5-8 will be able to …
Saturday, October 8, 2016
The Merrimack Lions Club is trying to raise money for the American Diabetes Association through its annual scarecrow contest. Have fun making your unique "character" for display in front of …
Saturday, October 8, 2016
The economic climate of New Hampshire and the Souhegan Valley is changing and creating challenges to continue growth. A number of factors are affecting these changes, such as demographics, the …
Saturday, October 8, 2016
MERRIMACK - The town of Merrimack and Merrimack Village District participated in a statewide phone conference with state officials on Sept. 16 to discuss the drought emergency across the state. …
Saturday, October 8, 2016
The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce presented its annual Excellence Awards during a gala event at the Courtyard by Marriott Nashua on Sept. 22. The awards, sponsored by BAE Systems and …
Saturday, October 8, 2016
The seventh annual Erica's Run, an effort to strike back against cancer, included a 5K run or walk and a1K fun run that was held at Merrimack High School on …
Saturday, October 1, 2016 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 9-15, when all fire departments try to educate the public in ways to prevent needless loss of life from fire. This is the 93rd year …
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Merrimack Destination Imagination is offering businesses the opportunity to have their name or logo on the back of its team T-shirts this 2016-17 season. About 75-100 shirts will be produced. …
Saturday, October 1, 2016
A block party to honor Vietnam veterans will be held from 1-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, 221 Daniel Webster Highway. The ticket price includes lunch provided …
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Traveler's Antiques is the newest group dealer store to open, located at 707 Milford Road, Route 101A, Merrimack. Traveler's Antiques starts the "Antique Trail" when coming from Route 3. The …
Saturday, October 1, 2016
The Merrimack Garden Club has been busy planting, weeding, and watering plants and flowers at gardens around town. Club members put in extra hard work during this dry summer. They …
Saturday, October 1, 2016
When Rob Figler arranged to have 30 solar panels installed on his Wiggin Road home in Bedford, he didn't hire an installation company. Instead, he turned to the members of …
Saturday, September 24, 2016 | By DARRELL HALEN Correspondent
MERRIMACK - Partnering with businesses and civic organizations, the town of Merrimack announced plans for the 10th annual Merrimack Fall Festival and Business Expo. New this year, the Merrimack Chamber …
Saturday, September 24, 2016
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