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Merrimack News

6th Annual Rose Mountain Rumble Benefit Bike Ride

After being cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 6th Annual Rose Mountain Rumble benefit bike ride is provisionally scheduled for Saturday, August 28th, 2021. The RMR is a non-timed “gravel ride” that tours the scenic dirt roads of Lyndeborough and surrounding towns. ...

Merrimack Historical Society Update

The Merrimack Historical Society is open post-COVID on Tuesdays from noon to 8 PM and by appointment at other times.  We are at 520 Boston Post Road in South Merrimack in a one-room schoolhouse.  Come to learn about our history, tour the one-room schoolhouse, research your home or family, ...

Underground Railroad in Merrimack

From about 50 years before the Civil War, enslaved people were risking their lives to escape to free Northern states and to Canada. Fifty years earlier, a similar situation enabled slaves in Spanish Florida to escape to Mexico. The, system as we know it, was called “The Underground ...

Exchange program looking for host family in Hudson

HUDSON – At 80 years young, grandmother Ginger Smith enjoys substitute teaching at Alvirne High School and has hosted some 20 exchange students in her home over the years. Now she’s scouting the area, looking for a Hudson family who might be interested in hosting a high school exchange ...

Seniors promote saving water

The newly renovated John O’Leary Adult Community Center on Church Street drew dozens of members of the Merrimack Senior Citizen Club on Monday, July 12. It was an applauded reunion, for the rental facility that is the club’s home base had been closed for some months while remodeling and ...

State Rep Maureen Mooney honored with Rotary Award

State representative Maureen Mooney on June 23 at a Homestead Restaurant banquet marking the “Changing of the Gavel” for the Merrimack Rotary Club was named recipient of the President’s Award for 2020-2021 for “service beyond self,” an honor extended by outgoing President Brian Snow. ...