Merrimack Letters

Letters to the editor

Thank you to angel at grocery store To the Editor: It had been one of those days with nothing going right. I rushed to Shaw's for a few groceries. I got to the checkout, only to realize I had forgotten my checkbook, plus my debit card. I told the cashier I only live down the road and would be ...

Please contribute to Boys & Girls Club auction

To the Editor: We are writing to invite members of the community to participate in a very special event, the 15th annual auction to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley in Mil­ford. For over 20 years, the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley (the Club) has been in the ...

‘Wonderful’ volunteering for campaign

To the Editor: Long lines blanked Main Street in Durham Sunday night as thousands of UNH students and supporters awaited the doors to open at the field house for presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders' latest town hall event. Uproarious applause from the over 3,000 people in attendance ...

Sept. is Rotary New Generations Month

To the Editor: On the Rotary calendar, September is called New Generations Month. New Generations refers to our youths, who are the next generation of Rotarians and responsible citizens. Rotary has a particular interest in encouraging the young members of our community to engage in service ...

Lions Golf Tournament a success

To the Editor: The Merrimack Lions Club wants to thank all of the players, town businesses and private citizens who contributed to make our 13th annual charity golf tournament on July 20 at Amherst Country Club, "Swinging for Charity," a success. In addition to money earned ...

Merrimack offers air of international market

To the Editor: Have you shopped at Merrimack's own Farmers Market on a Wednesday af­ternoon yet? The multicolored pop-up tents create an appealing air of an international market with local vendors offering the fruits of their labors. The market is visibly and conveniently located along Daniel ...

Merrimack Rotary thanks July 4 sponsors

To the Editor: The Merrimack Rotary wishes to thank its extraordinary sponsors of this year's July 4 pancake breakfast and Family Fun Day. The categories of sponsorships range from Matthew Thornton level ($2,500 and up) to $50 and up sponsors. "The Merrimack Rotary is very grateful to ...

Merrimack church affiliates with Presbyterians

To the Editor: The First Congregational Church of Merrimack, N.H., has changed its name to First Church of Merrimack, NH, upon uniting with the Presbytery of New York and New England of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. First Church was organized in 1771 after our original town inhabitants ...

Merrimack Garden Club plant sale a huge success

To the Editor: On behalf of the Merrimack Garden Club, we would like to thank our members who contributed to our successful plant sale held June 6. The group worked many, many hours digging, potting, watering, setting up, preparing and selling all the plants we had available. Our new members ...

Merrimack Dog Park needs your votes

To the Editor: Attention, dog owners and dog lovers! Would you like to see a nice dog park in place of the acre of tree stumps that are currently to the right of the parking lot at Wasserman Park? We plan to build one, but we need the funds to do so without using taxpayer dollars. I am a ...

Merrimack Easter Egg Hunt becomes exciting springtime ‘eggstravaganza’

To the Editor: The Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the over 300 children who came out to join us for the 23rd annual Easter Egg Hunt at Wasserman Park despite the three-week delay because of the unending snow we received this winter. It was a beautiful spring ...

Thank you for Merrimack Town Council votes

To the editor: I would like to sincerely thank those who supported my successful campaign for a seat on the Merrimack Town Council. Your support is greatly appreciated. Thanks also to all those in town who came out to vote on April 14. I look forward to serving the townspeople for the next ...

Vaillancourt bridges gap for better collaboration

To the Editor: Please join me in supporting Jody Vaillancourt for Town Council. Jody is seeking a three-year term and brings to the table skills, knowledge, and experience that can benefit the community and its taxpayers. I served with Jody on the Merrimack School Board. She served as chair ...

Vaillancourt very active in Merrimack

To the Editor: I am writing in support of Jody Vaillancourt who is running for a seat on the Merrimack Town Council. I have known Jody for the past ten years. Jody served the interests of parents, the town of Merrimack, the schools and, most importantly, the students in an incredibly fair ...

Vaillancourt a long-standing community volunteer

To the Editor: We support the election of Jody Vaillancourt to the Merrimack Town Council. A long-standing community volunteer, Jody has served on a variety of committees and governing bodies, including the Merrimack School Board (2006-2012). To learn more about her resume of community ...

Woods committed, dedicated to Merrimack

To the Editor: I am a 45-year resident of Merrimack. Kathryn and I raised our family (Amy and Ashleigh) here while completing careers in education. I am writing to ask for your vote for Town Councilor. What should compel you to vote for me? I have served on several Boards, Commissions and ...

Support Jody Vaillancourt for Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack will get a superb, sensible and smart member of the Town Council in Jody Vaillancourt. I am proud to add my name publicly to those will will vote for Jody for Merrimack Town Council. Jody’s background and demeanor will work extremely well with the current Council; in turn ...

Vaillancourt is right choice for Merrimack

To the Editor: Town elections have a much lower turnout than state and national elections, even though they can have as much, if not more, direct impact on our lives. This is especially true for Merrimack this year as we face budgetary issues, their tax implications and the proposed Kinder ...

Cast your vote for Vaillancourt

To the Editor: Next year brings a presidential election and over 15,000 will vote in Merrimack. April 14th of this year is the date of our municipal election and if 3,000 residents vote, some will call it a high turn-out. It is rather ironic when you think of it. Our vote in a local election ...