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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 Toastmasters organization. Mike Storkey, of Australia, first vice president of Toastmasters International, and Patricia MacNevin, …

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
People sometimes confuse Memorial Day with Veterans Day, both official United States holidays. There is a difference. Memorial Day honors those who have died while serving in the armed forces, …
Friday, May 22, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CONCORD – State Attorney General Joseph A. Foster and the Public Utilities Commission’s director of consumer affairs Amanda O. Noonan have warned New Hampshire utility customers about a scam currently …
Friday, May 22, 2015
NASHUA – An artist was so inspired by the “Fire and Fusion” event last year that she donated a painting to be sold to raise funds for the Nashua Senior …
Friday, May 22, 2015
To help celebrate May as Preservation Month, the New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources is asking Granite Staters to share images of their favorite New Hampshire historical places online. “My …
Friday, May 22, 2015
MANCHESTER – Jack Perkins, a freshman at The Derryfield School, was named to the honor roll for the second trimester of the 2014-15 school year. …
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Twenty-two students from all grades at Merrimack High School have artwork hanging in the downstairs gallery of the Merrimack Public Library through Friday, May 29. The work represents many of …
Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Submitted by Marcelle Pope
Each summer, Merrimack High School’s FIRST Robotics competition team Chop Shop 166 hosts a day camp for ages 8-14 that focuses on building and programming Lego robots to complete different …
Thursday, May 21, 2015 | Submitted by Margie Petrovic
AMHERST – Danielle Sherman had her heart set on a roast beef sandwich, and she was disappointed it was off the menu at Tim Ganos’ Grazing Gourmet food truck – …
Friday, May 15, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
NASHUA – St. Joseph Hospital’s mission department, through the opening of Joseph’s Closet, will loan pre-owned durable medical equipment to individuals in need. The program was organized by a group …
Friday, May 15, 2015
The Merrimack Village District will be flushing mainlines and hydrants in these areas from Monday-Friday, May 18-22: Baboosic Lake Road, Front Street, Penacook Terrace, Bretton Drive, Hillcrest Drive, Pond View …
Friday, May 15, 2015
MANCHESTER – Thanks to a $2,500 Community Outreach Grant from St. Mary’s Bank, Greater Nashua Habitat for Humanity will soon be able to buy two vehicles to support its work …
Friday, May 15, 2015
What if you were a cancer patient and couldn’t find a ride to your life-saving treatment? The American Cancer Society has an urgent need for volunteer Road to Recovery drivers …
Friday, May 15, 2015 | Submitted by Patty Cooper
NASHUA – The YMCA of Greater Nashua announced its Diabetes Prevention Program, part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program. The yearlong program consists of 16 one-hour weekly classroom sessions, …
Friday, May 15, 2015
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is seeking nominations for the 2015 Governor’s Arts Awards as part of its 50-year celebration of supporting the arts in New Hampshire. …
Friday, May 15, 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, May 8, 2015
MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Conservation Commission is preparing for its 15th annual seedling giveaway scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 9, at Currier Orchards, 9  Peaslee Road. Seedlings will be …
Friday, May 8, 2015 | Submitted by Gage Perry
MERRIMACK – Ten local individuals were recognized by the Rotary Club of Merrimack for demonstrating “Excellence in the Workplace.” The event was held at a weekly Merrimack Rotary breakfast meeting …
Friday, May 8, 2015
The Merrimack School District has begun enrollment for its inclusionary preschool program, called the Merrimack Early Education Program, for the 2015-16 school year. James Mastricola and Reeds Ferry elementary schools …
Friday, May 8, 2015
MERRIMACK – Merrimack High School announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Megan Brule, Bailey Carrillo, Nicole Collins, Alicia DeBruin, …
Friday, May 8, 2015
MERRIMACK – The Rotary Club of Merrimack announced it will hold art and photography competitions open to everyone during the Fourth of July festivities. “Art and photography work of any …
Friday, May 8, 2015
After the brutal winter, even non-gardeners feel the urge to go outside, dig in the dirt and create some beauty in the form of flowers and shrubs. For the inexperienced …
Friday, May 8, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
DURHAM – Escaping from school, a trip to Ethiopia, and battle for dominance between a pencil and an eraser were among the subjects of winning stories in the New Hampshire …
Friday, May 8, 2015
MERRIMACK – Merrimack Middle School announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 7: Kendra Allen, Amber Bacon, Sydney Bissonette, Kaleigh Blades, …
Friday, May 8, 2015
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to New Hampshire award-winning theater as the Peacock Players present the stage adaptation of the MGM classic movie musical “The Wizard of Oz” for three …
Friday, May 1, 2015
A household hazardous waste collection will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 2, at the Milford Public Works Garage, 289 South Street (Route 13). Residents of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, …
Friday, May 1, 2015
MERRIMACK – Independence Day is coming sooner than you think! The Rotary Club of Merrimack announced the Merrimack Rotary July 4th Pancake Breakfast and Family Fun Day at the elementary …
Friday, May 1, 2015
AMHERST – The magic word “chocolate” has a pull that brought an overflow crowd to the Amherst Town Library recently. And when the word was linked to the name Liz …
Friday, May 1, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MERRIMACK – Dick Bean, of Merrimack, recently graduated from Bee School 2015, a six-session event hosted annually by the nonprofit Merrimack Valley Beekeepers Association. The association is one of seven …
Friday, April 24, 2015
The Miss New Hampshire Scholarship Program will present the 69th annual Miss New Hampshire Scholarship Program on Saturday, May 2. Preliminary nights of competition will be held Thursday, April 30, …
Friday, April 24, 2015
MERRIMACK – An old house on Daniel Webster Highway was torn down recently. Photos by Kathy Cleveland. …
Friday, April 24, 2015
AMHERST – Treasures Antiques, Collectables & More will host its 21st annual Kitty Angels Fundraiser from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, May 2-3. Kitty Angels, a no-kill cat shelter, has been …
Friday, April 24, 2015
MERRIMACK – The Nashua Regional Planning Commission announced the appointment of Timothy M. Roache as its new executive director. “The NRPC is fortunate to have someone of Tim’s talent, vision …
Friday, April 24, 2015
CONCORD – The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will honor local business leaders at its annual business meeting and member reception from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at …
Friday, April 24, 2015
AMHERST – Is inexpensive international travel an oxymoron? Not for Marcy Yeager. Yeager, who has been all over the world in her 38 years, told an overflow audience at the …
Friday, April 24, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
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