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BAE, Great Bay partner to prepare students for workforce

MERRIMACK – When a leader in global technology, defense, aerospace and cyber security ramps up its workforce in its highly-specialized advanced composite manufacturing division, it didn’t leave the quality of its future applicant pool to chance. Merrimack-based BAE Systems recently joined ...

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Farmers market opens June 14 This year marks the 10th season of the Merrimack Farmers Market, which will open for the season on Wednesday, June 14 and continue through Wednesday, Oct. 11. The market will run every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. in the Vault Motor Storage parking lot located at 526 ...

Merrimack woman awarded NAR Green Designation

MERRIMACK – Cheryl Liss, a sales associate affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Bedford, has been awarded the National Association of Realtors Green Designation, the only green professional real estate designation recognized by NAR. Liss, a Merrimack resident, ...

Dog days in NH

MILFORD – When his family adopted a dog in 2005, Bob Cottrell did what few dog owners do: He researched its ancestory. The dog, Tug – short for Mountain Laurel Tamworth Tugger – is part of a rare breed called Chinook, and his lineage is noble. Cottrell gave a slideshow called ...

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Merrimack 10U teams play well at NHYLA state tourney

The Merrimack Youth Association 10U boys lacrosse teams competed this weekend at the New Hampshire Youth Lacrosse Association tournament, held at Souhegan High School on June 10-11. The B Division Large Field team went 2-0 on Saturday in the second tier bracket, defeating Windham 9-6 to avenge ...

MYA holding hoop elections on June 19 at 7:30 p.m.

The Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) Basketball Program will be holding elections for positions on the Board of Directors on June 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the MYA Building. Positions are held for one year and run from July 2017 to June 2018. All volunteers and parents of an MYA participant are ...

Merrimack Soccer Club 2017 Fall Tryouts this week

Merrimack Soccer Club is part of the Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) soccer program, which is divided into a recreational league and Merrimack SC. As an all-volunteer organization, the Merrimack SC mission is to provide the children of Merrimack the opportunity to gain a high-level of ...

Gasper could turn pro

Mickey Gasper is in baseball heaven these days. The former Nashua Silver Knight and Futures Collegiate League Offensive Player of the Year had perhaps the best season of his career as a junior at Bryant University. The question is, with the Major League Amateur Draft on Monday, is this ...

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Knights of Columbus thank Merrimack

To the Editor: The Knights of Columbus, Council 6725 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, thank the generous people of Merrimack who donated to the Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities, the Tootsie Roll Drive. The Knights also thank Shaw’s Supermarkets, which permitted collections at ...

Thank you from MHS Science Olympiad Booster Club champs

To The Editor: On behalf of the MHS Science Olympiad Booster Club, we would like to thank so many who helped our students succeed and make it to the National Science Olympiad competition. This year marks the eighth state title that our Science Olympiad team has earned, and while the students ...

A ‘GR8 Big Thank You’ to local high school seniors

To the Editor: This is a great big Thank You to the Merrimack High School “Seniors Helping Seniors” organization! May 16 was Senior Service Day, and we were delighted to have four lovely ladies come to our house to help us with our yard and home chores! They got right to work and did an ...

Center thankful for Merrimack seniors on service day

To the Editor: The Board of Directors of the John O’Leary Adult Community Center, Inc., of Merrimack wishes to thank the Senior Class of Merrimack High School for their participation in this year’s Senior Service Day. On Tuesday, May 16, two students from the class visited the center and ...

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Myrton G. Coy Jr.

Myrton G. Coy, Jr., 69, resident of Milford, NH died on June 11, 2017 at his home. He was born in Arlington, MA on April 12, 1948, a son of Myrton G. Coy, Sr. and Bernice P. Coy. Myrton was raised and educated in Arlington, MA and graduated from Arlington High School. He made his home in ...

Nancy L. Fraser

Nancy L. Fraser, 67, lifelong resident of Milford, died of heart complications on June 11, 2017 at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA. She was born in Nashua, NH on May 29, 1950, a daughter of Daniel J. and Annie (Bray) Fraser. She was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of ...

Janice Rafter Adams

Janice Rafter Adams, 80, a longtime resident of Milford, NH died peacefully on September 29, 1916 in Chaska Minnesota. She was born in Milford on October 6, 1935, a daughter to Thomas F. and Olive (Blood) Rafter. Family members include her son and daughter in law David Adams and Amy ...

Mary Ann (Lilley) Tirabassi

Mary Ann (Lilley) Tirabassi, age 78, passed away at D’Youville Senior Care, Lowell, Massachusetts on Sunday, June 11, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Born November 14, 1938, in Brooklyn, New York to Emma V. (Moeller) and John J. Lilley II. Mary Ann attended Catholic ...