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Merrimack News

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 ...

Humane Society Celebrates 120 Years with The Great Catsby Gala event

The Humane Society for Greater Nashua (HSFN) has announced their decision to move their annual benefit dinner and auction online. This virtual event will include an hour long big screen production on Facebook and Youtube Live, a month long silent auction, a Live auction component, the annual ...

Area student earns $2,500 scholarship from his employer

Merrimack High School senior Carter Sherman recently was awarded the Chik-Fil-A Leadership Scholarship Award in the amount of $2,500, renewing for four years. Candidates needed to demonstrate leadership traits of confidence, teamwork, reliability, honesty, positivity, creativity, kindness, ...

Nashua Household Hazardous Waste Collection

When--Thursday June 4, 3:00-8:00PM 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 charges for ...

Songs and Their Stories via ZOOM

Join performer Rich Araldi for an excursion through the great songs of the 20th century with the stories that make them that much more special. Drawing from the jazz age, swing era, modern jazz, the Beatles, and beyond, this program connects the songs we love with stories, anecdotes, and trivia ...

Merrimack Community Book Club

The Library’s Community Book Club is open to all; join our reference librarians and your fellow residents each month for a lively discussion! We’ll meet virtually via Zoom on the last Wednesday of each month. All books will be available digitally at no cost through the Library’s ...

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 High School Honor Roll

HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Ainsley Bone, Owen Clever, Sophia Desilets, Kylie Flynn, Grace Harper, Matthew Licata, Kaitlyn Newton, Logan Oquendo, Jack Pikora, Brynn Quintero, Caila Scully, Avery Sullivan. GRADE 10: Andrea Bartus, Meaghan Caffrey, MacKayla Charles-Yule, Zane Clark, Hannah DeKarski, ...

Merrimack Middle School Honor Roll

HIGH HONORS – GRADE 7: Kaylee Adams, Wayne Alexander, Lilly Anderson, Blake Beaulieu, Kaitlin Brooks, Joshua Bruce, Alexander Cayot, Olivia Corga, Kaitlyn Coughlin, Haylee Coviello, Haylee Crapo, Quinn Curren, Annalise Davis, Hailey Downie, Emily Doyle, Ryan Elliott, Shaun Evidente, Rachel ...

The Lobster Boat

MERRIMACK – Seafood is a major food group for New Englanders; we savor it year-round and rely on it not only for satisfying meals as consumers, but also as a major source of income, shipping it to restaurants, distributors, and markets worldwide. The Lobster Boat in Merrimack procures the ...

Residents raise concerns as Merrimack neighborhood is overrun with visitors

MERRIMACK – Concerns are growing among residents living in the area of the Wildcat Falls Conservation Area as people flood their neighborhood to utilize local trails. Residents are reporting people parking their vehicles on both sides of the street and speeding through the neighborhood, ...

Merrimack Library Update

A note from the Director: At their meeting last week, the Library Trustees asked me to create a Transition Plan that will allow us to increase our physical services. In light of Governor Sununu’s May 1st announcement of the Stay At Home 2.0 Order (see below), I am cautiously optimistic that ...

Virtual family feud

Bring a team of 3-6 and join us on zoom for a fun virtual family feud! We will be playing a double elimination tournament, which means that each team will be able to play 2 rounds before being eliminated. Be quick with the zoom button to ring in first. The winning team all get Merrimack Parks ...

We want your community news!

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 • ...