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HOLLIS - Why mushrooms? Why not butterflies or birds or wildflowers? The question was for Stephanie Doyle, the leader of a "mushroom foray" through Beaver Brook's forests on Sun­day. The answer was easy to understand. Doyle had started with photography, and in the realm of …

Saturday, July 25, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
Did you know there are officially "Five Laws of Li­brary Science" that librarians ascribe to their service? S.R. Ranganathan, the father of library science, de­veloped these laws. Two that readers …
Saturday, July 25, 2015
NASHUA - A household hazardous waste and elec­tronics collection will be held 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Nashua Public Works Garage, 9 Stadium Drive. The drive is open …
Saturday, July 25, 2015
A daylong trip on Saturday, July 11, from Merrimack's Wasserman Park to Martha's Vineyard, an island south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, was sponsored by the Merrimack Parks and Recreation …
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Do you love golf? Would you like to make a difference in someone's life? If so, consider participating Friday, Aug. 21, in the New Hampshire Hospice & Pal­liative Care Organization's …
Saturday, July 25, 2015
TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. - Scholar­ships were awarded to seven students at the Academy of Notre Dame's eighth-grade graduation and diploma ceremony held in early June. Annabelle Fandozzi, of Merrimack, was the …
Saturday, July 25, 2015
MERRIMACK - The Nashua Re­gional Planning Commission was awarded the New Hampshire Planners Association's Plan of the Year Award for "The Nashua Region: A Story Worth Telling." The plan offers …
Saturday, July 25, 2015
For more volunteer op­portunities, visit nashuatele­graph.com/community. REGIONAL ANIMAL RESCUE NETWORK OF NEW ENGLAND The Animal Rescue Net­work of New England is a nonprofit organization that rescues pets that are sched­uled …
Thursday, July 16, 2015
BEDFORD - Wednes­day, June 17, was an evening of inspiration for CASA of New Hampshire as it capped its 26th year with its annual celebration honoring CASA advocates and community …
Thursday, July 16, 2015
NASHUA - You can help end the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and walking with the Amer­ican Cancer Society Making Strides of Nashua. Join more than 1 …
Thursday, July 16, 2015
CLARION UNIVERSITY Caitlin Spencer, of Merrimack, graduated this spring from Clarion (Pa.) University with a MSLS LSCI degree. CLEMSON UNIVERSITY The following local students were named to the spring 2015 …
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Do you love golf? Would you like to make a difference in someone's life? Please join us on Fri­day, Aug. 21, for the New Hampshire Hospice & Pal­liative Care Organization's …
Thursday, July 16, 2015
MERRIMACK - The Merrimack Motivators are proud to announce their 2015 leadership team in­stalled Thursday, June 18 at the Merrimack Town Hall. Installed as president was Laurie Heidel of Milford, …
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Extensive flower gardens at Beaver Brook flourish with compost-enriched soil. (Kathy Cleveland) …
Thursday, July 16, 2015
FEATURE LYNDEBOROUGH - Compost has been called black gold, and for good reason - gardeners love the way it enriches soil. And New Hampshire soils usually need improvement before they are …
Thursday, July 16, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CHURCH @ THE INTERSECTION Church @ the Intersec­tion meets in Nashua. (It will return to Merrimack in 2015.) Services are at 9 a.m. Sundays, with a continental breakfast before services. …
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Merrimack - The Town of Merrimack has made the final round of PetSafe's na­tional Bark For Your Park contest and in just two short weeks, could ultimately be awarded up …
Thursday, July 16, 2015
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 …
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
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