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Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Clean Water Begins at Home - Managing your Household Chemicals. Cost $15 user fee for up to 10 gallons or 20 pounds of waste per vehicle. Electronics will not be accepted Please bring cash or check payable to NRSWMD. • Saturday, August 7 from 8 am - noon 25 Crown St., Nashua City Park ...

Merrimack Historical Society Update

The Merrimack Historical Society is open post-COVID on Tuesdays from noon to 8 PM and by appointment at other times.  We are at 520 Boston Post Road in South Merrimack in a one-room schoolhouse.  Come to learn about our history, tour the one-room schoolhouse, research your home or family, ...

Water conservation champs

Merrimack residents Jim and Michelle Demerjian use common sense and creativity to nurture the spacious yard that surrounds their Greenleaf Street home, an abode they built 17 years ago that is serviced with well water. The setup prompts their goal of conserving every possible drop of water. ...

2021 Summer Concert Series

Come and join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department this summer for our free weekly Summer Concert Series at Abbie Griffin Park. Concerts are held on Wednesday Nights from 6 - 8 pm.  Concerts will feature a variety of musical performances including Oldies, Swing, Rhythm & Blues ...

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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

David Joseph Girard

David ‘Vid-Co’ Girard passed away in his sleep on Sunday, August 22, 2021. He was 61 years old. David was born on August 1, 1960, at Hale Hospital in Haverhill, MA. He grew up in Plaistow, NH, was an active member of Haverhill’s Boy Scout Troop 23 and graduated in 1978 from Timberlane ...

David R. Hall

David R. Hall of Amherst, New Hampshire passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease while vacationing at Mullet Lake in Northern Michigan. David was preceded in death by his loving parents, Elizabeth (Betty) and Lawrence Hall. He is survived by his ...

Michael ‘Mike’ J. Philbrick

Michael “Mike” J. Philbrick 62, of Manchester passed away on July 16, 2021 following a brief illness. Michael grew up in Milford, NH where he attended schools and graduated in 1976. He is a past member of American Legion Post 23 in Milford. Michael later moved to Manchester and was a ...

Robert ‘Bob’ ‘Bubba’ J. Connolly

Robert “Bob” “Bubba” J. Connolly, 73, of Palm Harbor, FL died on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was the loving husband to Susan (Deacon) Connolly with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Edgar J. and Florence ...