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2020 Summer Concert Series

Come and join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department this summer for our free weekly Summer Concert Series at Abbie Griffin Park. Bring your family & friends, blankets & chairs, & dinner to enjoy this free night of entertainment each week. Attendees will be asked to ...

Movies in the Park

Come  and join Merrimack Parks & Recreation and the Merrimack Lions Club this summer for our FREE  Movie Nights in the Park! New in 2020, the movies will be held at Wasserman Park. What better way to enjoy a beautiful night out with family  and friends.   Friday, August 7th:  Toy ...

Parks and Rec News

Employment Opportunities Part Time - Seasonal Park Attendant The Town of Merrimack, NH is seeking applicants for the position of Seasonal Park Attendant to work within the Parks & Recreation Department. This position is responsible for serving as a park ambassador to the general ...

‘First Taste TV’ to be co-hosted by Merrimack resident

MERRIMACK – If there was ever a personality made for TV, it’s probably Amanda Venezia. As the director of dining services for the Londonderry school district, Venezia has parlayed her drive and enthusiasm into a new show, called “First Taste TV.” “With summers off, under normal ...

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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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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 ...

Supporting an important resource

I want to thank Gov. Chris Sununu and Executive Councilors Ted Gatsas, Russell Prescott and Michael Cryans for their recent vote to continue Bethany Christian Services’ contract with the state of New Hampshire. Bethany Christian Services provides support for foster children in New ...

Thank you

I want to thank Gov. Chris Sununu and Executive Councilors Ted Gatsas, Russell Prescott and Michael Cryans for their recent vote to continue Bethany Christian Services’ contract with the state of New Hampshire. Bethany Christian Services provides support for foster children in New ...

More horror stories

So the horror stories about national health insurance have started. Just remember, people in other countries that have it love what they have. You do not see politicians in their countries running on a platform to install a United States health system in their country. It might be easier to ...

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James C. Starke

James C. Starke, age 60, died July 16, 2020 after a short but courageous battle with cancer. He died at his childhood home in Amherst, NH, surrounded by those he loved and by those who loved him equally. The son of James C. Starke, MD and Mary L. Starke, Jimmy—as he was known to loved ...

Brenda Ann (Ross) Post

Brenda Ann (Ross) Post, 70, of Milford, NH, passed away Saturday, July 18, due to complications from cancer. She was born March 19, 1950 to parents August P. and Louise M. (Gagnon) Ross in Westford, MA. Besides her parents, Brenda is predeceased by her brother Dennis “Barney” Ross and ...

Ann M. Francke

Ann M. Francke, 58, of Milford passed away on Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after an almost year-long battle with cancer, 2 days shy of her 59th birthday. She was born in Nashua, NH on June 19th, 1961 to the late Mary L. (McKeon) and John J. Brahaney, ...

Peter R. Eisenhauer Jr.

Peter R. Eisenhauer Jr., 49, resident of Milford, NH, died on July 21, 2020 at Southern NH Medical Center, Nashua, NH. He was born in Charleston, SC on September 10, 1970, a son of Peter R. Eisenhauer and the late Virginia (Barry) Eisenhauer. He was raised in Mont Vernon, NH, graduated from ...