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Rivier professors awarded grants aimed at faculty-student research

NASHUA – The awarding recently of research grants to three Rivier University biology professors have the professors, and their student researchers, looking forward to embarking on summer projects that may not have happened without the grants. The grants will “foster faculty-student ...

Rise awards scholarships at annual meeting

Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, The Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE) awarded scholarships and elected officers at its annual meeting online on April 27th. New officers, elected for 2021-2022, are: Cynthia Geiger, President; Lisa Marie Clark, Vice-President; Susan Hart, ...

Merrimack’s Historical Scavenger Hunt

As a part of the town’s 275th anniversary, a scavenger hunt takes you on a trip around town from 1655 through the 1800’s. There are 12 stops on the hunt beginning at the parking lot at Anheuser Busch and ending at Rev. Jacob Burnap’s gravesite. To begin the hunt, go to the website: ...

The Homeland Heroes Foundation 5th Annual Motorcycle Ride Fundraiser

The Homeland Heroes Foundation will hold its 5th annual motorcycle ride fundraiser to benefit service members and their families. Sunday, June 27, 2021 - Leaving A.J. Letizio Enterprise Center, Windham, NH traveling to Wally’s Pub, Hampton, NH. Anticipated attendees to be around ...

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’Hawks take a tumble

MERRIMACK – There may not be two high school girls basketball teams closer in talent and grit than the Merrimack and Manchester Memorial High School girls basketball teams. So the 42-40 outcome, in the favor of the Crusaders Tuesday night at the H. Dana Taylor Gym, was no real ...

Tomahawks chosen for spots on first team and second team

Several locals were named to the Divison I and II New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Field Hockey teams. First-team locals in DivisIon I were Bishop Guertin’s BrookeYabroudy and Sarah Coyle, Merrimack’s Erin Knauer and Demetria Gonzalez and Bedford High’s Rachel ...

Merrimack pushes Timberlane to limit, but falls

PLAISTOW – These 12 Merrimack High boys soccer seniors played the game with grit, passion and commitment, changing a culture and raising the bar for the program. Wednesday afternoon, it came to a heart-breaking end for them after nearly 98 minutes as the 10th-seeded Tomahawks fell to ...

Dyer sparks Tomahawks

MERRIMACK – Jared Dyer is already spending his athletic inheritance, and spending it wisely. You see, the Merrimack High School football standout ironically comes from a family with a rich Nashua football history. His father, Jeff, was a Nashua standout in the mid 1980s, and his uncle, ...

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Vote Wendy Thomas

Merrimack voters, please join me at the election polls on April 13 to vote for Wendy Thomas for N.H. State Representative. I’ve known Wendy for 24 years. I’ve known Wendy as a friend, as the working mother of six who understands the value of a dollar, as a volunteer at the Merrimack ...

Children’s mental health

Children’s mental illness is just that, an illness, and like any other illness children can acquire, we need to make sure they have proper care. Prior to the pandemic, 12.6% of New Hampshire youth have a behavioral health and/or developmental disorder and more than half have needed some type ...

Vote Chandley

As a Merrimack resident for 28 years, I have seen a number of state senators represent Merrimack. I have never seen a State Senator that has worked across the aisle to get solutions passed like Senator Chandley has with the tolls. For over 30 years, Merrimack residents have been overburdened ...

New phase

Our state is entering a new phase dealing with the impact of the Coronacvirus as businesses reopen.  The economic hardships that so many people in NH are facing are overwhelming. People who provide services such as barbers, hairdressers, waiters and waitresses, and so many others too numerous ...

Obituaries | VIEW ALL

Norma Rae McKinney

Norma was born to Lena Mae (Taylor) and Antonio Kosta, on February 25, 1936 in Rio Hondo, Texas, and passed onto the Lord early morning on May 31, 2021 in Nashua, New Hampshire. Norma spent her formative years in Texas and California, where she graduated from Tulelake High School in 1954. ...

Norma Rae McKinney

Norma was born to Lena Mae (Taylor) and Antonio Kosta, on February 25, 1936 in Rio Hondo, Texas, and passed onto the Lord early morning on May 31, 2021 in Nashua, New Hampshire. Norma spent her formative years in Texas and California, where she graduated from Tulelake High School in 1954. ...

James Henry McCann IV

James Henry McCann IV passed away on Friday, June 4th, 2021 at Southern NH Regional Medical Center in Nashua where he was born almost exactly 24 years earlier on June 5th, 1997. He lived in Nashua for 3 years before his family moved to Hollis where he attended the Hollis schools and graduated ...

James ‘Jim’ Joseph Poor Sr.

James “Jim” Joseph Poor Sr., 80, a lifetime resident of Milford, NH died on February 2, 2021 in Milford. Family members include his sister, Judith Picard Poor of Milford, NH; two children: Lou-Ann Poor (Chuck Simpson) of Dublin, NH and James “Jimmy” Joseph Poor Jr. of Naples, FL; two ...