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‘Let’s Talk:  Faith and Race’

Interfaith Women of New Hampshire invites you to a special program via Zoom, ‘Let’s Talk:  Faith and Race’, on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 6:45.  Much has happened in our world to raise questions and concerns about how we interact and respond to each other as people of faith. ...

Learn how to cut your electric bill with solar power

HAREI Online Solar Information Sessions in March Wednesday March 3rd 7-8:30pm Saturday March 6th 10-11:30am Thursday March 11th 7-8:30pm Are you interested in solar electricity at your home but are not sure where to start? Join HAREI for one of our free solar power information ...

Love the Life you have

Hello Dear Readers! I hope you all had a love-filled Valentine’s Day. I decided not to write about romance this month even though that is an easy topic for me as I’m a hopeless romantic. What I thought might be of more use to you would be some ways to fall in love with the life you have. I ...

Rotary nominations sought for 2021

The Rotary Club of Merrimack seeks nominations for people who live or work in Merrimack and have displayed outstanding performance in their jobs. If you know such a person, the Merrimack Rotary would like to hear from you, and be able to recognize your nominee at the annual Excellence in the ...

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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

Thomas J. Lippert

MILFORD – Thomas J. Lippert, 21, resident of Milford, NH died on March 29, 2021 in Milford. He was born in Boston, MA on July 30, 1999, a son of Douglas W. and Bridget (Cox) Lippert. He was raised and educated in Milford, graduating from Milford High School, Class of 2017, where he was ...

Frances E. Pierce

Frances E. Pierce, 81, resided at Bedford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford, NH, passed away on March 29, 2021. Born in Merrimack, NH on December 11, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Bessie (Shattuck) Newman. Family members include a son and daughter-in-law, ...

John S. Gaspar

John S. Gaspar of Milford, NH died after a illness on March 30, 2021 at the age of 80. John Gaspar was born in Somerville, MA on May 17, 1940, the son of the late G. Haskell and Doris L. (Short) Gaspar. John graduated from Somerville High School, class of 1958. He then entered the U.S. Army ...

Meghan Rose Theriault

Meghan Rose Theriault, 19, passed away unexpectedly on March 15th, 2021. She was born in Nashua, NH on July 18, 2001, daughter of Paul M. Theriault and the late Susan E. Theriault who died on March 12th, 2012. Meghan attended Brookline elementary and Hollis-Brookline middle schools and was a ...