Merrimack News

Efficiency pays off for firm

Tech Inc., a precision plastic manufacturing firm, is reaping the benefits of investing in energy efficient equipment in its Merrimack facility. Tech Inc. recently installed an energy-efficient 400-ton electric plastic injection molding machine. The machine qualified for a $65,264 rebate ...

Read & relax

Look into the eyes of Merrimack’s Dr. Dwight Damon whenever he is speaking about hypnotism and a sparkle will be detected – an inner glow ignited by his love of the subject of hypnosis. He has a boundless enthusiasm and a lifelong fascination for the often-misunderstood ...

School to end kindergarten classes

MERRIMACK – The small, white schoolhouse at the end of Depot Street will be a little smaller and less colorful next year. Administrators at the Merrimack PTA Kindergarten and Preschool, now in the midst of its 50th anniversary, have announced that the school’s kindergarten ...

Merrimack High class of ’01 reunion

MERRIMACK – Merrimack High School class of 2001 will host its 10th reunion from 7 p.m.-midnight Nov. 25 at Fratello’s Italian Grille in Manchester. Tickets are available at www.mhsclassof2001reunion.com.

One school will get energy efficiency boost

BOSTON – NorthEast Electrical Distributors’ Project Green Lights 2011, a program designed to promote energy efficiency, has announced this year’s community sweepstakes for K-12 schools across New England. This contest will give schools the chance to win $50,000 in ...

Scholars

Manchester Community College Heather N. Biron, of Merrimack, was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Manchester Community College. St. Lawrence University Carolyn N. Chakuroff, of Merrimack, has been selected for membership in the St. Lawrence University chapter of Beta ...

Deals Web site getting a brand new look

HUDSON - NHDailyDeal.com is getting an overhaul. New Hampshire's premier site to get great deals on restaurants, outdoors activities, spas, salons, kids activities and more throughout the state has unveiled a brand-new look. Bold plum purple and forest green will highlight a new addition to ...

Golf tournament raises money for Crimeline

The Merrimack Crimeline Golf Tournament was a success. On Sept. 14 Merrimack Crimeline held its 13th annual golf tournament to raise money to support the Merrimack Crimeline. Thanks to the 134 golfers who participated at the Souhegan Woods Golf Club in Amherst. In addition to the winners ...

New Telegraph coupon newsletter helps readers save time, money

Christa Robinson, The Telegraph’s new in-house extreme couponer, shares saving secrets through a new Sunday Telegraph feature that shows it pays to read the paper. “Sunday Couponing with Christa,” a Telegraph sales flier and coupon alert newsletter, details ...

Drop off old drugs

Merrimack and Bedford are among dozens of New Hampshire cities and towns accepting old and unwanted prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 29. Anyone wanting to dispose of drugs that have expired or are no longer needed or wanted is encouraged ...

Mixture of favorites, newcomers at Hollis Fine Art Festival

HOLLIS – From lifelike lilies to paintings of Guinness so dark and rich you’ll want to take a sip, the Hollis Fine Art festival is on tap to showcase the best of the East Coast. The sixth annual festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at ...

Elks scholarships available

NASHUA – Applications are available for high school seniors to apply for a scholarship award in the Elks National Foundation’s annual “Most Valuable Student” contest. Five hundred four-year awards for the 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic ...

SJCS announces new board member

MERRIMACK – St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS), the provider of Meals On Wheels throughout Hillsborough County, has elected John Getts, of Henniker, to its board of directors for 2011/2012. The 2011/2012 board officers are: Kevin Halloran, chairman; James A. Gay, vice chairman; ...

Spirit of NH awards needs sponsors

CONCORD – Since 2003, Volunteer NH has honored volunteers around the state for their service through the annual Spirit of New Hampshire Awards. This year’s event is Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. An important aspect of this event is the ...

Send us your best fall foliage photos

Get your cameras ready for the New Hampshire fall foliage season. We invite our readers to submit their best photos to our 2011 Fall Foliage Contest. There will be prizes for the first-, second- and third-place winners. In addition, the top 10 best photos we choose will be featured in The ...

Treasure chest

MERRIMACK – Years from now, when American chestnut trees once again line local streets, one Merrimack tree might be to thank. This particular chestnut tree, which sits at the entrance to Merrimack’s Community Hospice House on Naticook Road, gave birth this fall to at least ...

Firefighters 5k Saturday

MERRIMACK – Runners and walkers are invited to join the Merrimack Firefighters 5K on Oct. 8. The run starts at 9:30 a.m., ending on the Merrimack High School track. The first 150 runners will receive a stylish Merrimack Firefighters 5K T-shirt. The fastest male and female will get a ...

Fewer attend festival/business expo

MERRIMACK – As for last week’s Fall Festival and Business Expo, they’ll call it a wash. Hard rains kept attendance down at last weekend’s festival, intended to showcase local businesses. But the rainy conditions also led to some of the highest sales ...

Authorities identify Merrimack drowning victim

Two days after authorities responded to a drowning in the Swift River in the White Mountains, they identified the victim Tuesday as Hardik Shah of Merrimack. Shah, 31, was visiting the White Mountain National Forest on Sunday afternoon with his wife and several friends when he slipped off a ...

Scholarship finalists

The following Merrimack High School students were named semifinalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program: C. Paxton Gray, Samantha Lo, Benjamin D. Rogers, Sarah J. Sherman. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for ...