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Humane Society Celebrates 120 Years with The Great Catsby Gala event

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN) has announced their decision to move their annual benefit dinner and auction online. This virtual event will include an hour long big screen production on Facebook and Youtube Live, a month long silent auction, a Live auction component, the annual ...

Merrimack High School takes the Granite State Challenge Championship 2020

Years of hard work and persistence paid off for the Merrimack Tomahawks on Saturday night as they won the Granite State Challenge Super Challenge over 2019 defending champs Plymouth, by a score of 610-540. This is the first time Merrimack has won the Super Challenge, having appeared in the ...

Student art competition sponsored by Weare firm highlights environment

Not long ago, a driver for H20 Waste Disposal Service, a waste management company that offers weekly and bi-weekly trash pick-up for residents who don’t want to be bothered with the weekly trip to the town dump, was gifted a piece of artwork drawn by a young child, thanking that employee for ...

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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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Anders J. Hansen

Anders Jorgen “Andy” Hansen, 95, longtime resident of Milford, NH, died on May 20, 2020 after a period of declining health and complications from Covid-19 at Crestwood Healthcare Center, Milford, NH. He was born in Rockford, IL on June 7, 1924, son of Niels and Astrid (Strid) Hansen. ...

Marie B. Belanger

Marie Blanche (Coulombe) Belanger passed away early Friday morning May 15, 2020 less than 3 weeks from her 109Th birthday, just before 1:00AM on a gentle breeze filled with the scent of spring blossoms to rejoin her loved ones that had passed before her, most particularly her two daughters ...

Brian R. Bjornson

Brian R. Bjornson, 30, of Milford, NH passed away on Tuesday May 12th, 2020 at his home after complications from lifelong illness. He was born in Nashua, NH on March 9th, 1990, son of Robert and Kathleen (Lawrence) Bjornson of Merrimack. He attended Merrimack High School and received his ...

Nancy J. Towne

On Thursday, April 30, 2020, Nancy Jean Towne’s spirit left her body at age 60. Daughter of Kenneth and Beverly Towne, sister of Richard Towne, and a life-long Hollis resident, Nancy made everyone in her presence feel like a friend, and everyone at her table feel like a family member. Though ...