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After he signed the Dec­laration of Independence, John Adams wanted Ameri­cans to go all out celebrating Independence Day. New Hampshire towns typically comply, with fire­works, parades and other kinds of fun. Amherst is where the political excitement will be Saturday, since its annual Fourth of …

Friday, July 3, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The annual Merrimack July 4th Parade and Family Fun Day is this weekend, and the Merrimack Public Library is recruiting for this event. There are several ways for you to …
Friday, July 3, 2015
Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, 424-5021, merrimackpl@merrimacklibrary. org, merrimacklibrary.org. SUMMER REACHING CHALLENGE Registration for our popular Summer Reading Challenge and early summer events is open. This year, the …
Friday, July 3, 2015
EDITOR'S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by readers and are only lightly edited. DEADLINE The deadline for submitting items to the Merrimack Jour­nal is 5 p.m. Friday. Please send your …
Friday, July 3, 2015
NASHUA – Graduating eighth-graders were honored for their achievements in academics and service to others during their scholastic awards and graduation ceremonies at Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School. Benjamin …
Friday, June 26, 2015
MANCHESTER – Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire is recruiting mentors across the state. “Our Littles need mentors. It’s that simple,” said Melissa Goerbig, vice president of programs. “There …
Friday, June 26, 2015
MERRIMACK – Pet lovers from around the region are encouraged to cast their votes in hopes that the town of Merrimack will soon “go to the dogs.” Merrimack has made …
Friday, June 26, 2015
MANCHESTER – If you’re going to visit the Currier Museum of Art, you can leave your opera glasses and ermine stole at home. “Art museums have a reputation for being …
Friday, June 26, 2015 | By KATHLEEN PALMER Staff Writer
NASHUA – Several Merrimack students were named to the honor roll for the second semester of the 2014-15 school year at the Academy for Science and Design. HIGHEST HONORS – …
Friday, June 26, 2015
The Rotary Club of Merrimack will serve its annual Fourth of July pancake breakfast on Saturday, July 4. Fluffy pancakes, sausages, juice and hot coffee will be served from 8-11 …
Friday, June 19, 2015
A community discussion about heroin in Merrimack will be held from 7-9 p.m. Monday, June 29. The discussion will be held by the Merrimack Police Department, in conjunction with Merrimack …
Friday, June 19, 2015
New England summers are so short you want that to squeeze every drop of pleasure out of them and not break the bank. Here’s one way to do that: Grab …
Friday, June 19, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
About 1 in 10 New Hampshire residents live in households that can’t always afford enough food, but the United States Department of Agriculture funds a toll-free hotline to make it …
Friday, June 19, 2015
The Merrimack Lions Club will hold its 13th annual charity golf tournament, “Swinging for Charity,” at Amherst Country Club on Monday, July 20. Everyone is welcome to play. The fee …
Friday, June 19, 2015
Here are brief biographies of the members of the Class of 2015 who ranked in the top 10 academically at Merrimack High School. 1. Isabelle Beauregard Isabelle Beauregard has participated …
Friday, June 12, 2015
Strawberries are in season, and you can buy berries wrapped in plastic that have been flown here from California. But why would you want to? Not when this area is …
Friday, June 12, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department will kick off its Summer Concert Series from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, with a performance by Studio Two. Studio Two is a Beatles …
Friday, June 12, 2015
MANCHESTER – AutoFair Automotive Group announced it will donate a portion of every vehicle sold to the New England Division of the American Cancer Society. An estimated 14 million Americans …
Friday, June 12, 2015
LYNDEBOROUGH – They are twice the size of your pet cat, and sometimes they can take down a deer. They are bobcats, and the brutal winter of 2014-15 meant bad …
Friday, June 5, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Here are recent college achievements by students from Merrimack: BRYANT UNIVERSITY Emily Spencer graduated this spring from Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I. She received a Bachelor of Science in business …
Friday, June 5, 2015
The Horseshoe Fish and Game Club in Merrimack announced the award of a $1,000 scholarship to Emily Pease toward her attendance of the University of Rhode Island. Pease is scheduled …
Friday, June 5, 2015
AMHERST – Ned Dalzell, of Portsmouth, surged to finish the 25-kilometer Joe English Trail Challenge in 2:18:13 in May. He was followed by New Boston’s Chad Macdonald at 2:21:27 and …
Friday, June 5, 2015
MERRIMACK – The Friends of the Merrimack Dog Park announced that Merrimack has been nominated for a chance to win $100,000 to help Merrimack dogs have a space they can …
Friday, June 5, 2015
CONCORD – As the summer hiking season gets underway, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department reminds outdoor enthusiasts to buy their Hike Safe Card before they hit the trails. …
Friday, June 5, 2015
NASHUA – Matt Myers, lead singer of the LeetStreet Boys, and “Geekgal” Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe will be featured guests at the Nashua Library ComicFest on Saturday, June 20. Myers will present …
Friday, June 5, 2015
Planning is underway for the town of Merrimack’s annual 4th of July Parade. The parade will begins at 1 p.m. at the Merrimack Commons parking lot, 515 Daniel Webster Highway. …
Friday, June 5, 2015
The Merrimack Heritage Commission has published free historical tour brochures for three of the four villages that make up the town of Merrimack. They cover Reeds Ferry, Souhegan (center) and …
Friday, June 5, 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015
It didn’t appear to be a significant meeting, what with only five people sitting in a circle – but it might end up being very significant. That small group is …
Friday, May 29, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – In cooperation with the Merrimack Fire Rescue Department, the Rotary Club of Merrimack is offering an opportunity to ride in a fire engine in the July 4th parade …
Friday, May 29, 2015
The Merrimack Village District will flush mainlines and hydrants in these areas from Monday-Friday, June 1-5: Allen Road, Back River Road, Belmont Drive, Blair Road, Bradford Drive, Brenda Lane, Bristol …
Friday, May 29, 2015
In celebration of Military Appreciation Month in May, two unique generations of servicemen came together for the unveiling of 25 reserved veteran/military parking spaces at the Merrimack Premium Outlets on …
Friday, May 29, 2015
Merrimack Premium Outlets hosted the March of Dimes March for Babies on Saturday, May 16. Local residents walked in the March for Babies to give hope to nearly half a …
Friday, May 29, 2015
NASHUA – The New Hampshire Writers’ Project and the Nashua Community College honors program will host a weeklong conference in July for teen writers interested in developing their writing chops. …
Friday, May 29, 2015
The newest Toastmasters Club in New Hampshire was chartered in a ceremony held Thursday, May 14, in Merrimack and presided over by a delegation of high-ranking officers from the International …
Friday, May 22, 2015
MANCHESTER – If you’re like most Americans, you don’t know the signs of stroke. Only 8 percent of those surveyed recently in the American Stroke Association/Ad Council Stroke Awareness Continuous …
Friday, May 22, 2015
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