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A look back at the ice storm of 2008

On the morning of Dec. 12, 2008, people over much of New England and upstate New York woke up to a changed world. Overnight, freezing rain fell on trees, twigs, branches and utility wires, and everything was encased in silvery ice. The ice-laden trees, branches and poles fell over roads, ...

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. ❖ Merrimack Drive in ...

BAE Systems volunteers

BAE Systems volunteered at the Front Door Agency, a non-profit organization that invests in New Hampshire individuals and families as they transition from crisis to self-sufficiency, in Nashua, N.H. to help children make crafts and decorate for the holidays on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Amy LaBelle, co-owner and winemaker, honored

Amy LaBelle, LaBelle Winery’s founder, co-owner and winemaker, was honored with the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Excellence in Business award on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day New Hampshire’s High Tea in Henniker, New Hampshire. Heidi Solomon, a member ...

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Tomahawks off to fast start

The Merrimack High School wrestling team got off to a solid start at the Milford Souhegan Invitational Tournament. Sophomore Anson Dewar won the 145-pound weight class, and he did it in style. Teammate Jake Newman also had a fine day, grabbing third place at 170 pounds. The Tomahawks, who ...

Merrimack team sharp

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program took home seven medals in the recent PJ Sora Armed Forces Memorial Wrestling Tournament. The MYA fourth graders made a strong showing with two crowned champions, Rhys Dewar and Liam Newman. Both breezed through their brackets with Dewar pinning three of ...

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 ...

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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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Audrey A. Hooper

Audrey A. Hooper, 85, of Wilton NH. passed away on Wednesday, December 12 at the Elms Center in Milford NH. She had her daughters Laurie and Debbie by her side. Audrey was born on May 24, 1933 to Guy and Betty Foster and spent most of her life in Wilton. She was married to Carl Hooper for ...

Richard R. Parsons

MILFORD, NH – Richard R. “Ron” Parsons, 81, resident of Milford, NH, died on December 9, 2018 at his home. He was born in Old Town, Maine on February 6, 1937, a son of Shirley W. and Lillian (Martin) Parsons. Ron was raised and educated in Wilton, NH and graduated from Wilton High ...

Fred R. Ross

MILFORD, NH – Fred R. Ross, 90, resident of Milford, NH, passed away unexpectedly, with his daughters by his side on December 5, 2018 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH. He was born in Milford, NH on July 15, 1928, son of John S. Ross Sr. and Abbie J. (Burnham) Ross of ...

Helen (Stasio) Hauser

Helen (Stasio) Hauser, 84, resident of Bedford NH died peacefully surrounded by her family on December 5, 2018. She was born in Boston, MA on February 15, 1934, daughter of the late Dominic and Maria Celeste Stasio. Helen was predeceased by her husband Daniel W. Hauser, Jr. and was the ...