Merrimack News

Merrimack resident now delivering Sunday Select to city homes

MERRIMACK – Starting today, residents of Merrimack will be receiving the Merrimack Sunday Select, delivered to their homes. City resident Eric Willis has the task of ensuring delivery to some 10,500 homes. “I will be going to every house on every street in town,” he said. “It’s ...

NH Orchid Society Auction

The New Hampshire Orchid society will hold its annual action on May 11, 2019 at the Bedford Old Town Hall 70 Bedford Center Rd. Parking is around the corner on Meetinghouse Rd. Show table judging will begin at 11:00 AM followed by a short business meeting, lunch and show table discussion.  ...

PFAS: Polluting Our Water & Our Environment

On Monday, May 6th, the Bedford Democrats are hosting a nonpartisan event,  PFAS: Polluting Our Water & Our Environment, a topic of importance to all Bedford residents. The free event runs from 6 PM until 8:30 PM in the McAllaster Room at the Bedford Public Library.  The evening ...

Iron Melt Workshop

Andres Institute of Art - Sculpture Park, 98 Rt. 13, Brookline. Iron Melt Workshop, May 11, Time: 1 P.M. A donation of $35 per scratch mold, $25 for AIA members. All materials will be supplied. Family fun, ages 4 – 84. Please park in the parking lot near the kiosk. A shuttle to the studio ...

St. Joseph Hospital Creative Arts Classes

Meet the Ukulele - Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 18-May 9 / May 16-June 6 / June 13-July 11 Did you know the ukulele is one of the easiest instruments to learn to play? Join Mike Loce of Mike Loce Music in this low-key and entertaining beginner class. Learn basic concepts such as simple ...

Milford Garden Club Plant Sale

Looking for a huge selection of locally grown plants? Come to the Milford Garden Club Plant Sale on Sat. May 18, 8:30am -1:00pm at the Community House Lawn on the corner of Union and Elm Streets. With the help of knowledgeable club members and master gardeners, choose from a wide variety of ...

The Bedford PTG Color Blast Fun Run/Walk event returns

Join us at the Bedford High School Campus on Sunday, June 2, 2019, 9:30AM, and be prepared to dance, twirl, skip, walk or stroll through color stations along the 2 mile route. Visit bedfordptg.org for more details on the fun run and to register for the big event! Like us on Facebook Bedford ...

Duke Ellington 120th Birthday Bash

Flutist Peter H. Bloom and pianist John Funkhouser will celebrate the 120th  birthday of the great Duke Ellington (born on April 29, 1899), with classics like  Take the A Train, Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, Caravan, In a Sentimental Mood,  and other Ellingtonia including  Cottontail, ...

Rose Haven Ready for Spring

The Rose Haven residents are eagerly looking forward to planting flowers this spring. The idea of planters came up when John Richards of Merrimack Lions asked management if there was a project or an event the club could do for the spring. John learned that the residents wanted to plants flowers ...

Merrimack Senior Citizen Club Fun Raiser

Home decor, tools and craft items, along with apparel, books and freshly baked brownies were best sellers at the recent Indoor Yard Sale & Bake Sale, an annual fundraiser hosted by members of the Merrimack Senior Citizen Club. The club of Merrimack residents ages 55 or more meets most ...

Hobby on track: Model trains his heritage

What started as a Christmas wish fulfilled at age 10 in 1952 has evolved into a cherished hobby for model railroad enthusiast George Kenson, of Merrimack. His dad gave him a model train that year and it came with some track. “He worked for the Department of the Navy, so he didn’t make ...

Interfaith Women of NH presents Human Trafficking

HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT” with the NH Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force on April 29, 2019 at St. Catherine of Siena School Auditorium, Manchester. Jasmine Grace, keynote speaker, is a trafficking survivor from New England formerly trafficked in NH. “I am Someone’s Daughter: ...

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Program is the nation’s largest driver refresher course designed specifically for drivers who want to refresh their skills, review laws and rules of the road, learn about new vehicle technologies, and learn the latest driver safety strategies. This is a 6 hour ...

Milford Garden Club Plant Sale

Looking for a huge selection of locally grown plants? Come to the Milford Garden Club Plant Sale on Sat. May 18, 8:30am -1:00pm at the Community House Lawn on the corner of Union and Elm Streets. With the help of knowledgeable club members and master gardeners, choose from a wide variety of ...

The Bedford PTG Color Blast Fun Run/Walk event returns

Join us at the Bedford High School Campus on Sunday, June 2, 2019, 9:30AM, and be prepared to dance, twirl, skip, walk or stroll through color stations along the 2 mile route. Visit bedfordptg.org for more details on the fun run and to register for the big event! Like us on Facebook Bedford ...

The 2019 National Dowsing Convention & Metaphysical Expo

June 26-30, 2019 at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH The Ancient art of dowsing has been practiced throughout millennia, although the names used to identify it may have changed in different cultures and eras, the techniques have not.  Many passages in the Bible allude to dowsing, ...

NATIVE AMERICANS OF MERRIMACK – THEIR CHIEF PASSACONAWAY

During the 1500’s, the Native peoples of our area were decimated by diseases brought by the fishermen coming ashore for fresh water and meat. Something as simple as the measles or common cold were fatal to a people never exposed to these illnesses from Europe. About 90% of the Native ...

Champs win Fire Muster – Four schools compete

Cake and ice cream awaited Fire Muster participants from four Merrimack elementary schools who proved to be high-caliber competition. Those engaging in a rigorous trio of challenges undertook the tasks at Fire Muster, a tradition of around 18 years that annually is hosted by members of ...

Karate academy hosting open house Saturday

Neil Stone’s Karate Academy will host an open house at its new location in Hollis from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Stone has has more than 25 years of teaching experience in karate.Event attendees will be able to tour the academy, enter a drawing to win a gift basket and watch a ...