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Knights of Columbus essay contest

The New Hampshire Knights of Columbus is once again sponsoring a Student Respect Life Essay Contest. The contest is open to any junior high school (grades 6, 7 and 8) and senior high school students (grades 9, 10, 11 and 12) in New Hampshire. The Knights of Columbus will make up to six cash ...

Animal rescues need donations; military is in need of cards

Pets play important parts in people’s lives, providing companionship, emotional support, helping reduce stress, as well as helping to increase social contacts for ‘pet parents’ with other pet lovers and animal advocates. Two local agencies dedicated to providing for canines in transition ...

Merrimack teen wins Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra competition

Winning the prestigious and highly competitive Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra’s Student Concerto Competition, Brigham Parker, a 17-year old resident of Merrimack, performed Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B minor, Op. 23 with the Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 2. Parker is ...

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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, ...

Merrimack offense sizzling as season grinds on

MERRIMACK – With a trio of must-win types of games on the horizon, Merrimack High took care of business against winless Keene. The Tomahawks built a 27-0 lead by halftime and put the game well out of reach with two early scores in the second half en route to a 40-6 blasting of the ...

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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 ...

Our Thanks To

On Wednesday, April 17, Merrimack High School held their 3rd annual Vietnam Veterans’ Panel Discussion. Seven veterans were in attendance to share their experiences with all US History and American Experience classes. In order to show our appreciation to the veterans for their service to our ...

Southern New Hampshire’s PFAS

Southern New Hampshire’s PFAS water contamination situation is getting attention from the Presidential candidates and the national news. We’ve already had several candidates visit Merrimack to hold PFAS discussions with the communities. As more and more attention comes to southern New ...

Want to become a millionaire?

Want to become a millionaire? Just invent a fire alarm that will shut off when you yell, “Hey, I’m just cooking”. Another way would be to get Hannity (Fox News) and Rachel Maddow (MSNBC) to appear in a debate. It would set records for listeners. Advertisers would pay dearly for a spot ...

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Annie Dionne

On Sunday, November 3, 2019, Annie Dionne, a loving mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away at the age of 82 in the Jaffrey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center after suffering complications from a recent illness. Annie Dionne was born on October 11, 1937, in Weare, New Hampshire. She was ...

Lawrence A. Salisbury

Lawrence Aaron Salisbury, of Milford, NH died on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Lahey Hospital in Burlington, MA. Lawrence was born on July 18, 1931 to Herman and Vesta Salisbury in Mt. Vernon, NH. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Geraldine; two sons, Gary and Mark; three grandchildren ...

Dorothy A. Wood

Dorothy A. “Dot” Wood, 92, resident of Milford, died on November 8, 2019 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH. She was born in Lynn, MA on April 30, 1927, the daughter of T. Everett and Dorothy B. (Arnold) VanIderstine. She was raised and educated in Somerville, MA and graduated ...

Josephine DeSilva

Josephine DeSilva, long time resident of Milford NH, passed away peacefully at the young age of 104 in Ossining, NY. Her advice for a long life-Be kind to everyone, dance even if you’re in a chair and occasionally, it’s okay to take a nap! She was a very skilled gardener, excelled in ...