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4th Annual “Bedford Goes Red”

BeBOLD is sponsoring its 4th annual “BEDFORD GOES RED” for Red Ribbon Week, a national drug prevention initiative held October 23 – 31. BeBOLD’s “Bedford Goes Red” for Red Ribbon Week is a local, community effort run in conjunction with National Red Ribbon Week. “BeBOLD’s ...

Success or failure… You Decide

Trick or Treat! Are you enjoying some pumpkin spice something, Dear Reader? I know this month isn’t quite what 2019’s October was, but some things aren’t affected by the current state of things. Pumpkins still grow, the leaves always turn, and we still have our hopes and dreams for the ...

Wilderness First Aid Training

Sat. Nov. 14th - Sun., Nov. 15th from 8am - 5pm Do you like to spend time outdoors? Accidents happen; if you or someone in your group got hurt, would you know what to do? People get hurt, sick, or lost.  Many back country emergencies are preventable and even when bad things happen, sometimes ...

“Goldens on the Green” will be in Amherst

The Amherst Town Green in Amherst, NH will be overflowing with Golden Retriever dogs and puppies this coming Sunday, October 18th from 1-3 PM. The event is organized by a local resident, Bill Swift, with the funds raised to benefit the animals awaiting adoption at the Humane Society for Greater ...

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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 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 ...

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 ...

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Samuel Whiting

Samuel Whiting – 3/8/1944 to 10/14/2020 A giant of a man left this earth after having lost a mighty battle with pancreatic cancer. A beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Sam lived a rich life of dedication to his community, family and friends. Born in Boston, raised in Wilton NH, ...

Theresa M. Martel

Theresa M. Martel, 87, of Milford, NH passed peacefully on Monday, October 26, 2020, at the Crestwood Nursing Home, Milford, NH. She was born January 6, 1933 in Winchendon, MA to parents Charles and Marie (Roy) Beletete. Theresa was known most for her love for her family. She left school in ...

Thomas Levi Hartshorn Sr.

Thomas Levi Hartshorn Sr., passed away peacefully at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack on Saturday October 24, 2020. After being surrounded by loving family members for a week, he was called home after his family had an opportunity to say their goodbyes. Born on January 4, 1946 in ...

Jerald ‘Jerry’ Smith-Niles

Jerald “Jerry” Smith-Niles of Milford, New Hampshire, passed away at Southern NH Hospital following a short illness Tuesday, October 6th at the age of 57.  Jerry was born on January 15th, 1963 to parents Charles Smith of Nashua and Claire Place of Milford, New Hampshire.  After ...