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Seed Swap and Gardening Lecture

The Nashua Public Library’s annual seed swap will take place on Thursday, February 27. At 6:30 p.m., Jodie Gilson of Gilson Greenhouses will present a demonstration on container, raised-bed, vertical, and row-covering gardening. Learn to pick the right plants and seeds, how and when to ...

Merrimack Middle School Q2 2019-20

HIGH HONORS GRADE 7: Kaylee Adams, Lilly Anderson, Blake Beaulieu, Kaitlin Brooks, Joshua Bruce, Alexander Cayot, Sara Chhetri, Peyton Connelly, Olivia Corga, Kaitlyn Coughlin, Haylee Coviello, Katelyn D’Amico, Annalise Davis, Emily Doyle, Ryan Elliott, Shaun Evidente, Rachel Flett, ...

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Are you a member of an active club? Is your child a student standout in academics or athletics? Does your church or organization offer activities you want to share with the community? If so, we want to hear from you! Seeking: • Community columnists to publish weekly or monthly • ...

Weekly Cribbage League

We play on Wednesday evenings at the Merrimack VFW (282 Daniel Webster Highway). This is a SMOKE-FREE building. Nominal weekly fee for playing. Start time flexible; usually between 5:00 – 5:30pm. Play 10 games with a partner. No partner? No problem. We’ll help you out. Want to try it ...

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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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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 ...

Elizabeth Warren has a plan to fix that

We all know that the opioid epidemic is an ongoing and heart-breaking problem. President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers estimated that this crisis cost the nation more than $500 billion in 2015 alone with New Hampshire being disproportionately affected. Every day we lose people to ...

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Elizabeth A. “Betty” Quinn

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Quinn, 81, longtime resident of Milford, NH died on March 13, 2020 at Ledgewood Bay, Milford. She was born in Nashua, NH on September 21, 1938, a daughter of Lawrence and Ruth (Burns) Tighe. Betty was raised and educated in Wilton, NH and graduated from Wilton High ...

James E. Galvin

James E. Galvin, 86, resident of Wilton, NH died on March 11, 2020 in Nashua, NH. ** DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS, MEMORIAL VISITING HOURS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. ** Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford.

Joseph W. Janowiec

Joseph W. “Joe” Janowiec, 79, resident of Milford, NH died on March 5, 2020 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH surrounded by his family. He was born in Ludlow, MA on November 18, 1940, a son of Walter Janowiec and Helen (Bednarzyk) Janowiec Santinelli. He spent his ...

Catherine F. Zett

Catherine Frances Vitale Zett, 99, was born to Italian immigrants in 1921 and migrated to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania at the age of 4. In 1943 she married George Edward Zett, also the son of immigrant parents from Czechoslovakia, a WWII veteran, awarded a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star medal ...