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Merrimack News

Aviation Museum to hold volunteer open house

LONDONDERRY, N.H.-Would you like to be part of a community of people who enjoy airplanes and aviation? Would you like to make a difference, help a good cause and have fun doing it? Then you’re invited to attend the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire’s upcoming volunteer open house, ...

‘First Taste TV’ to be co-hosted by Merrimack resident

MERRIMACK – If there was ever a personality made for TV, it’s probably Amanda Venezia. As the director of dining services for the Londonderry school district, Venezia has parlayed her drive and enthusiasm into a new show, called “First Taste TV.” “With summers off, under normal ...

Parks and Rec News

Employment Opportunities Part Time - Seasonal Park Attendant The Town of Merrimack, NH is seeking applicants for the position of Seasonal Park Attendant to work within the Parks & Recreation Department. This position is responsible for serving as a park ambassador to the general ...

Movies in the Park

Come  and join Merrimack Parks & Recreation and the Merrimack Lions Club this summer for our FREE  Movie Nights in the Park! New in 2020, the movies will be held at Wasserman Park. What better way to enjoy a beautiful night out with family  and friends.   Friday, August 7th:  Toy ...

2020 Summer Concert Series

Come and join the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department this summer for our free weekly Summer Concert Series at Abbie Griffin Park. Bring your family & friends, blankets & chairs, & dinner to enjoy this free night of entertainment each week. Attendees will be asked to ...

Merrimack High School’s top 10 seniors for 2020

# 1 - Natalie Desilets Natalie Desilets is truly honored to be the valedictorian for the MHS class of 2020 and she wants to congratulate all of her fellow seniors who have worked so hard to get to this point. Natalie would like to thank her incredible parents, sister, brother, grandparents, ...

June Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event Cancelled

After careful consideration, the Nashua Region Solid Waste Management District in conjunction with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, has cancelled the June 4, 2020, HHW collection in Nashua. This decision has not been made lightly and we appreciate the public bearing with us as the ...

Car Show Rescheduled

The Goffstown Rotary Club has rescheduled its annual car show fundraising event to Saturday, September 19th, due to current CDC guidelines on public gatherings. It will be held in Parson’s Field, in Goffstown, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., with free admission for the general public. The Goffstown ...

Calling all artists!

CASA of New Hampshire is once again accepting artwork submissions for our greeting card fundraiser. CASA Cards feature paintings, photographs, and drawings donated by local New Hampshire artists and children,  and are sold year-round to benefit New Hampshire’s abused and neglected ...

Nashua to host virtual Pride Festival

Virtual Pride will be broadcast on Saturday, June 27, from 2-4 p.m. Festival highlights include live music, drag show and speakers. Portions of the event will be pre-recorded. Details on our entertainment lineup, as well as how to watch and/or livestream the event will be available as the event ...

We want your community news submissions!

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 • ...

Merrimack Town Meetings – The Early Years

Keep in mind that spellings varied considerably in the written reports. Notice that many of these family names are still around town. When Merrimack was granted its first charter in 1746, Col. John Blanchard was instructed to hold a Town Meeting within 30 days. It’s interesting to note that ...

26th annual ‘Power of Angels’ event

The 26th annual “Power of Angels, Kitty Angels Fundraiser” will be hosted by Treasures Antiques, Collectables & MORE, at 106 Ponemah Rd. in Amherst, NH on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 & 7. The event will run, from 9AM to 5PM, rain or shine. This fun and exciting fundraiser will ...

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 ...

Nashua to host virtual Pride Festival

Virtual Pride will be broadcast on Saturday, June 27, from 2-4 p.m. Festival highlights include live music, drag show and speakers. Portions of the event will be pre-recorded. Details on our entertainment lineup, as well as how to watch and/or livestream the event will be available as the event ...

Mask Distribution at City Hall, Nashua

Everyday till Sunday, May 31st, 10am - 2pm Over the next two weeks volunteers will be distributing masks at Nashua’s City Hall Plaza to all who need them. Volunteers are needed to help with this project every day till Sunday, May 31st between 10am and 2pm. If you can help on the same day ...

Covid-19 Response One-Day Food Drive

Saturday, June, 6 from 8am - 2pm United Way of Greater Nashua has organized a one-day food drive to take place on Saturday, June 6. A large number of volunteers are needed quickly in order to accomplish our goals.  56 volunteers are needed to station themselves at food stores around the ...

Bouncing Back From Hard Times

Hello Dear Readers, and welcome to May. The sun is out, and the temperatures are rising, and that is a welcome gift right now. I’m not sure about you, but I’ve been taking several walks per day and drinking coffee on my porch whenever I can. There is such comfort in breathing fresh air and ...

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 ...