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Reeds Ferry School celebrates

The focus in the future at Reeds Ferry School in Merrimack will be on mental health and wellness, administrators say, but 50 years ago, students embraced the basics – reading, writing and arithmetic. Now, scores of current and former students, alumni and staffers are poised to celebrate the ...

Ice Finally!

Merrimack Lions was finally able to hold their Fishing Derby on February 23 after several years of cancelling due to unsafe ice. For the first time in three years the ice was deep enough to stand on. Eighty to 90 children participated receiving help with getting the worms on the hook by Tom ...

Business buzz

A busy year is advancing at a quick pace for Merrimack School Board members, from left, Brandi Nunez; Naomi Schoenfeld; Cinda Guagliumi; Andy Schneider, vice chair; and Shannon Barnes, chair. Elsewhere was Chris Puzzo, student representative. The leaders seen here during a recent meeting with ...

Lioness of Merrimack News

Lioness of Merrimack News The Lioness of Merrimack has organized the Operation Santa Project in town for many many years. The club would like to share with you a very grateful recipients letter of thanks. Please read it and know that you have helped a family have a wonderful ...

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Merrimack future on ice looks bright

Perhaps the wait will be over a year from now. The Merrimack High hockey team has not been to a state championship game since 2013. Perhaps next year things might change. Why? That simple age-old graduation formula: Merrimack loses just one senior. Watch out for the Tomahawks. They won ...

Youth wrestlers battle at rugged New Englands

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling program attended the 2019 Youth New England Wrestling Championships held at Saint Anselm College in Manchester recently. All competitors must qualify to wrestle at their individual state championships in each of the six states. The tournament is known as the ...

Tomahawk girls to rise, but BG still tough at top

It’s never too early when it comes to the ever competitive New Hampshire high school girls basketball field. A tweet went out from the Manchester Memorial girls basketball program late Tuesday morning that stated “Only five days into the offseason and already five teams have committed to ...

Merrimack Youth Wrestling Competes in NHWAY State Championships

Rhys Dewar and Bennett Meehan earn state champ titles The Merrimack Youth Wrestling program attended the annual NHWAY State Championships held at Nashua South High School in Nashua, NH on February 24, 2019. Top four placers qualified to compete in the Youth New England Wrestling Championships ...

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If the EPA won’t protect us and our communities

The long-awaited EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) PFAS (per- and polyflouroalkyl substances) Action Plan released on February 14th outlined steps the agency will take to address PFAS contamination and to protect public health. The plan: · Provides both short-term solutions and ...

Why is State Curtailing ATV Use and Tourism?

I am a New Hampshire resident and I am extremely troubled about several measures before the State Legislature that would essentially kill Off-Highway Recreational Vehicles (OHRV) (i.e., ATVs, UTVs) use and the associated tourism it brings to NH. Just as bad is the position the State has taken ...

To “Disappointed”

I am writing to rebut some of the inaccurate claims laid forth by Rep. Jeanine Notter, and to call her out for the name-calling that passes for “dialogue” from some of today’s politicians. In her recent letter about NH state reps being forbidden from carrying firearms into the state house ...

Obituaries | VIEW ALL

Douglas A. Brown

Douglas A. Brown of Merrimack passed away on March 8, 2019 at the age of 80 following a courageous battle with cancer. He leaves his beloved wife of 57 years, Carole Brown; his four children Lori (Jim) Davis of Goffstown, Deborah (Jim) Wogsland of Cottage Grove, WI, Robert (Crystal) Brown of ...

Brian R. Carr

MERRIMACK, NH –Brian R. Carr, 31, resident of Merrimack, NH, died on March 9, 2019 at his home. He was born in Nashua, NH on May 14, 1987, a son of Michele (Parsons) Cox of Greenville, NH and the late Patrick Robert Carr. Brian made his home in Merrimack for the past 10 years and formerly ...

Gary W. Jameson, Jr.

After a long, courageous and brave sixteen-month battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Cancer, we are saddened to announce that Gary W. Jameson, Jr., age 28, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family February 15th, 2019.Gary loved with all his heart, and was loved by so many leaving a ...

Thomas S. Quinn

MONT VERNON, NH – Thomas S. Quinn of Mont Vernon, NH, died on February 27, 2019, of cancer. He was born on May 5, 1937, in Winchester, MA, son of Matthew and Irene Quinn, and was younger brother to William. When Tom was young his father died, and he and his mother and brother moved to ...