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Grant a boost for transitional housing program

NASHUA – Wells Fargo recently awarded a $10,000 grant to support women and children in the Front Door Agency’s Transformational Housing Program. The Program assists homeless or disadvantaged young mothers through a three-phase residential program that emphasizes higher education as a path ...

Foundation Medical Partners welcomes new physician

MERRIMACK – Foundation Medical Partners is pleased to welcome Dr. Danielle Dunetz to Merrimack Pediatrics at Merrimack Medical Center. Dunetz is board certified in pediatric medicine. She earned her medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pa., and completed a ...

Merrimack Historical Society seeking photos

Time to look into your scrapbooks, photo albums and boxes of memories. The Merrimack Historical Society is looking for pictures and old newspaper articles for our files. Some are from long ago and some are more recent. Remember, we are still making history today. The following pictures are ...

YMCA children enjoy storytelling presentation, donated books

Children served by the YMCA of Greater Nashua were treated to a storytelling presentation and brand new books to keep, thanks to a grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). Storyteller Simon Brooks led an interactive presentation for more than 250 children enrolled in Y’s ...

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Trio lays it on line for T’hawks

MERRIMACK - So, you want to be a football lineman? Just talk to the nucleus of the Merrimack High School line, both on offense and defense, and they’ll show you the ropes. Three mainstays are junior Eric Griffin, plus seniors Colin Keefe and Joey Peters. “They’ve been pretty ...

Tomahawks hit field as preseason gets off to very wet start

A late start to the year and daily rain could curdle the outlook of even the most positive coach around. Or maybe it can’t. Merrimack High football coach Kip Jackson has too much work on his agenda to worry about things he can’t control. And right now, in the first week of the ...

Pfeifer finds his swing for Merrimack Legion Post 98

MERRIMACK – The high school season was a blur for Cody Pfeifer, a painful blur. Thankfully for the Merrimack High School senior-to-be, there is American Legion baseball. Playing third base, Pfeifer has been nothing short of sensational for Post 98, which is 6-4, hunting for a District B ...

Merrimack’s Grassini makes tough decision, sticks to baseball

When an athlete the caliber of Justin Grassini, yes that Justin Grassini (record 45 TD passes as a senior at Merrimack High) gives up football, you know the choice wasn’t easy. In fact, it was excruciating. And it might get a little tougher before it gets better. “It was a hard ...

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Community center grateful for student helpers

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, 2017, two students from the class visited the center and performed ...

Help keep our schools safe

The tragedy in Parkland, Fla., this past week was the latest in a series of unspeakable acts of violence in our country’s schools. Many parents are asking what they can do to help protect our children and ensure that our communities are safe. Change starts with each and every one of us. As ...

Thank you for making 2017 holiday parade, tree lighting ceremony great

The Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank all the groups and individuals that attended the 24th annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 3. The parade kicked off at 3 p.m. from Commons Shopping Plaza. This year’s parade theme was “A ...

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The Rev. Robert E. Morgan

The Rev. Robert E. (Bob) Morgan, 88, entered eternal life on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at the Greenbriar Nursing Home, Nashua, New Hampshire. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothea (Bunny) Davis Morgan. Born in Clarks Summit, PA. Bob was the son of the late John J. and Sara Greame ...

Evelyn ‘Pug’ Healey

Evelyn “Pug” Healey, 71, of Wilton NH passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 after a short battle with cancer and other health problems. She was a resident of Greenbriar Nursing Home in Nashua, NH. She was born in Saint Albans, Vermont on June 19, 1947 to Harold and Gladys King. She ...

Jeanette LoVerme

This is the story of Jeanette Frances (DiLorenzo) LoVerme. Jeanette was a wonderful woman who was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished. Of Wilton, Jeanette Frances, age 82, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018. She was born on August 26, 1936, the daughter of the late Grover ...

Elsie R. Stearns Cooley

Elsie Ruth Stearns Cooley died peacefully at home on September 27, 2018. She was born in Westbrook, Maine on October 27, 1929 to Elbert and Ruth (Rumery) Stearns. Elsie was the youngest of four children who grew up in southern Maine during the Depression and learned to be frugal, creative, ...