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Merrimack News

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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 • ...

Brewery, Patriots distribute Food4Vets

MERRIMACK – Military veteran’s cars lined up at the Anheuser-Busch on Monday, as the brewery partnered with Food4Vets to distribute meal kits for veterans and their families. Food4Vets is part of a partnership between USA for Veterans and Military and the Massachusetts Military Support ...

Greater Nashua Mental Health celebrates 100 years

Somewhere between 75% to 96% percent of all businesses fail within 15 years. So how is it that a nonprofit agency in Nashua is celebrating its 100th-year anniversary when, according to Forbes magazine, less than half of all nonprofits fail to exist within even a few years? Forbes said it ...

Mother-daughter duo make masks mission

MERRIMACK – Personal protective equipment, also know as PPE, has been hard to come by for medical professionals as New Hampshire has battled the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only are supplies running low for those on the front lines of this medical crisis, but it’s also become nearly impossible ...

Last Rest Cemetery set to expand

MERRIMACK – Last Rest Cemetery was founded by nine gentlemen in 1852 to provide a burial ground in the center of the village of Merrimack. These men intended that once they received their initial investment back, the burial ground would become self-sustaining. Over the next 168 years, the ...

Saint-Gobain faces appeal from council

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s Air Resources Council agreed Monday to take up an appeal by the town of Merrimack against a February air permit for Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics issued by the state Department of Environmental Services. The factory, located along the Merrimack River and not ...

Transfer station now on summer hours

MERRIMACK – The transfer station now is operating under summer hours, staying open until 7 on Thursday evenings. Transfer station hours are as follows: • Monday: Closed • Tuesday: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. • Wednesday: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. • Thursday: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m. • Friday: 8 a.m.- 4 ...

Merrimack Police now wearing masks

MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Police Department has issued the following statement in response to the novel coronavirus. “We hope that everyone is doing well, and we want to let you know that effective today (April 6) all police officers will be wearing masks while interacting with the public ...

Town has Purple Heart designation

MERRIMACK – Congratulations, Merrimack, on becoming a Purple Heart Community! In November, a group proposed the idea to Town Council, which unanimously supported the project. As of this month, installation of designation signs now are complete. Becoming a Purple Heart Community pays tribute ...

Merrimack author has new mystery

MERRIMACK – Author Linda Reilly, a long-time New Hampshire resident, is back with another cozy mystery jam-packed with cats! She’s writing about fictional cats, that is, at the High Cliff Shelter for Cats in Whisker Jog, New Hampshire. “The Girl with the Kitten Tattoo,” Reilly’s ...

Superdogs team is learning new tricks

MERRIMACK - Superdogs Daycare in Merrimack is learning a new trick, not for the pooches it cares for at the facility, but for its staff. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, owner Judy Threlfall said she wanted to do something to help keep her workforce working. That’s when she decided to undertake ...

Merrimack Senior Citizens Club

Congratulations are extended to the 2020 leaders of the Merrimack Senior Citizens Club, from left, Jeannette Popovski (acting assistant treasurer for Carol Archibald); Joyce Soucy (chaplin); Irene Gorski (hospitality person); Sylvia Hunter (sunshine lady); Pauline Begin (treasurer); Louise ...

Merrimack GOP Committee Meeting

The Merrimack Republican Town Committee meets every month. Our next meeting will be Monday February 24 at the Town Hall. Our meetings start at 7:00 PM. All registered Republicans are invited to attend. Our guest speaker for our February meeting will be Bill O’Brien candidate for the US ...