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Merrimack News

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 ...

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 ...

Concert Association season to start

The Merrimack Concert Association is pleased to announce the start of its fall 2019 season. New members always are welcomed. The band is seeking, in particular, brass players – trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium/baritone and tuba. Interested players should contact the band director at ...

Discount offered

Ocean State Job Lot, a privately-held, family-operated discount retail chain with 139 stores in New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is pleased to offer its “Operation Thank You” savings program at all Ocean State Job Lot locations through Nov. 13. All active duty, National ...

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 ...

Scouting for Food Drive coming in Nov.

The Boy Scouts of the Daniel Webster Council will be holding their annual food drive in Merrimack and around the state. The Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers and Scouts BSA (the new girl troops) will be dropping off door flyers on Sat. Nov. 2 and will return to pick up donations on Sat. Nov. 9. ...

Researching Genealogy

The Merrimack Historical Society will host a presentation on researching genealogy.   Marc Nozell, President of the Merrimack Historical Society, will share his knowledge on researching genealogy using various web sites. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 19th  at 7 PM. ...

Merrimack Seniors Bus Trips

Wed., Dec. 4th - Lunch and show Ultimate Tribute - Johnny Mathis Christmas Merrimack residents: $ 73 PP; Non-residents: $ 83 (subject to availability) Wed., Dec 11th - Lunch: The Red Lion Inn Norman Rockwell Museum, Browse Main St. Open to all senior citizens: $122 PP For more ...

“Vision, Light, and Composition” program

Please join the photographers forum camera club as we host Jim Carlen for a program entitled Vision, Light, and Composition” - Creating The Image In Your Mind’s Eye on November 4 at Bishop Guertin High School at 7:15pm. Jim is a local wedding, portrait, and fine art photographer from ...

Ham Radio Class November 9th

An introduction to Ham Radio and class will be offered on Saturday, November 9th, 8:30am-6pm at the Manchester Red Cross Blood Center, 425 Reservoir Avenue, Manchester. Before anyone can transmit, they must receive an FCC license. A test is given to prove that you understand rules and ...

Sanders/BAE Retirees Breakfast Group Annual Holiday Party 2019

The Sanders/BAE Retirees Breakfast Group is seeking all Sanders and BAE Systems retirees and retired former employees for their annual Holiday Party Luncheon. This year’s Holiday Party is being held on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, at 11:30 am at the Nashua Country Club in Nashua, NH. ...

Nashua Farmers Market moves indoors

Our outdoor Farmers Market on Main Street closes on October 20th! Your one stop shop for all things local will be moving indoors for the cooler months! Our Indoor Farmers & Holiday Gift Market will return to 201 Main Street starting October 27th, and continue each Sunday from 10am-2pm ...

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 • ...

‘Made in New Hampshire’ is an international enterprise

Alongside traffic and coffee, news radio is a staple of my morning commute. As I flip through the stations, I’ll sometimes hear a pundit lament that “Nothing is made in America anymore.” In reality, there are nearly 13 million manufacturing workers in the United States, including ...

New Hampshire OPEN DOORS

Billed as an opportunity to tour and shop, the New Hampshire Open Doors weekend will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the state. The historic Wendall House, located at 3 Meetinghouse Road in Bedford (just behind the Bedford Public Library), is home the ...

Scouting for Food Drive coming in Nov.

The Boy Scouts of the Daniel Webster Council will be holding their annual food drive in Merrimack and around the state. The Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers and Scouts BSA (the new girl troops) will be dropping off door flyers on Sat. Nov. 2 and will return to pick up donations on Sat. Nov. 9. ...

Final Household Hazardous Waste Collection of 2019

When—Saturday November 2, 8:00AM-12:00PM Where—Nashua Public Works Garage, 9 Stadium Drive, Nashua. Who Can Attend—residents of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, Pelham, and Windham. Cost—$15 user fee per vehicle, additional ...

Nashua Garden Club Program, The Kiss of Granite

The Nashua Garden Club invites fellow New Englanders to its November program, The Kiss of Granite, to be presented by Kevin Gardner, stone wall builder for 40 years, author of “The Granite Kiss:  Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls” and frequent speaker across New ...