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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 seems the perfect game for the 21st century. Three years ago, a course was built …

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
SOFTBALL Nashua North 8, Merrimack 6 Alley Fortin, Jacqueline Dumont and Casey Milliken scored two runs apiece, and Dumont threw out one of the potential tying runs at third from behind …
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Mall holds Children's Spring Celebration MERRIMACK - Merrimack Premium Outlets welcomed spring with a Children's Spring Celebration on Saturday, March 26. Local children and their families were invited to celebrate …
Saturday, April 16, 2016
MILFORD -Wile E. Coyote versus Big Bad Wolf. We think wolves and coyotes are two different animals, and we think we know how they differ. Coyotes are small, scrawny, clever. …
Saturday, April 9, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Rapid, New Hampshire's largest prototype manufacturing company, is sponsoring Merrimack High School's robotics team, Team Chop Shop 166. The sponsorship will include manufacturing sheet metal parts for a FIRST Robotics …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
MERRIMACK - Join the Merrimack Concert Association on Saturday, April 16, as we take our audience members on a musical journey through time. Under the direction of Jamie Saucier and …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Independence Day 2016 is coming sooner than you think! The Rotary Club of Merrimack is pleased to announce the Merrimack Rotary July 4th Pancake Breakfast and Family Fun Day will …
Saturday, April 9, 2016 | Submitted by the Merrimack Rotary Club
MERRIMACK - The Professional Firefighters of Merrimack Local 2904 raised $2,000 to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases at the second annual Green Balls of …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
To the Editor: The voters of Merrimack, like voters elsewhere, want to vote for candidates who are positive and respectful. That is why we find it refreshing that we have …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Learn about town's poor houses The Merrimack Historical Society will host Steve Taylor at its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at the Adult Community Center. Tayor's topic …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
CONCORD - The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen is presenting the first Spring NH Open Doors, a fun-filled weekend event showcasing the people, places and products of New Hampshire. On …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
The annual Gala Concert and Silent Auction of the Nashua Chamber Orchestra will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the LaBelle Winery in Amherst. This event will …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
MANCHESTER - Every day, 10,000 people in the United States celebrate their 65th birthday. Many of these seniors across the country are in need of social service programs to enhance …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
MILFORD - In a different era, milk was delivered by horse and wagon, left in a box on the front step and stored in an ice box. It stayed fresh …
Saturday, April 2, 2016 | By JESSIE SALISBURY Correspondent
To the Editor: On Easter Sunday we were outside celebrating the holiday on a nice sunny day, and to our surprise we saw someone dressed as an Easter bunny riding …
Saturday, April 2, 2016
BEDFORD - Will Snow White eat the poison apple? Will true love prevail in the end? Join the Southern New Hampshire Youth Ballet as it brings the delightful tale of …
Saturday, April 2, 2016
More than 3,000 people cheered on 160 creative problem solving teams at New Hampshire Destination Imagination regional tournaments held March 19 in Goffstown and North Sutton. The top performing teams …
Saturday, April 2, 2016
The Merrimack Public Library will present "The Old Country Fiddler: Charles Ross Taggart, Traveling Entertainer" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 7. Living history presenter Adam Boyce will portray Taggart, a …
Saturday, April 2, 2016

Carrie Cutter was a 19-year-old nurse who traveled with her father, a surgeon, to Virginia to care for the Civil War's sick and wounded. She died of a fever on a ship off Roanoke Island and was buried with military honors usually reserved for a …

Sunday, March 27, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Merrimack Girl Scouts were honored with the President's Award for their exceptional work as a team in serving girls and volunteers in the Merrimack area during the 2014-15 Scout year. …
Sunday, March 27, 2016
True Blue Cleaners in Merrimack recently donated its cleaning services to the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts program, which distributed donated red hats to all babies born in …
Sunday, March 27, 2016
At Home By Hunt, a continuing-care-at-home program for New Hampshire residents aged 62 and over, will host a free lunch on Tuesday, March 29, at Filching Vineyard, 187 Pine Hill …
Sunday, March 27, 2016
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