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Merrimack News

Vanished Veterans – NH’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials

This program will be presented on Saturday, November 9, at 2:00 p.m. at The Nashua Historical Society in Nashua, NH.  New Hampshire towns did not erect monuments to prior wars, but the emotional and family toll, unprecedented in American history, drove the decision to honor our local soldiers ...

KofC Essay Contest

The NH Knights of Columbus is once again sponsoring a Student Respect Life Essay Contest. The contest is open to any Jr-High (grades 6,7,8) and Sr-High (grades 9,10,11,12) student in NH. The NH Knights of Columbus will make up to six cash awards of $100. You do not have to be a member of the ...

Sanders/BAE Retirees 2019 Annual Holiday Party

The Sanders/BAE Retirees Breakfast Group is seeking all Sanders and BAE Systems retirees and retired former employees for their annual Holiday Party Luncheon. This year’s Holiday Party is being held on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, at 11:30 am at the Nashua Country Club in Nashua, NH. ...

The Bright Side

Have you ever heard the term “attitude of gratitude”? Does it make you groan some days when you’re in the middle of your morning commute and reading it on someone’s bumper sticker? Well, Dear Reader, I’m writing today to invite you to survey your attitude and encourage you to ...

Merrimack Village District Flushing

The Merrimack Village District will be flushing mainlines and hydrants in the following areas beginning Monday, October 14th, 2019 through Friday, October 18th, 2019: Amherst Road, Bambi Trail, Carter Road, Cassie Lane, Collins Ave., Cummings Road, Danforth Drive, Dick Drive, Donald Road, Fox ...

Free breakfast with information about Medicare

Amedisys Hospice of Bedford, New Hampshire is offering a free breakfast with information about Medicare on Tuesday, October 15th  from 9:00am-10:00am at The Seedling Café @The Residences at Daniel Webster Highway, 246 Daniel Webster Highway in Merrimack, NH.  Space is limited and we are ...

The Early Days of Education In a One Room School House

The Merrimack Historical Society will feature a presentation on education in a one room schoolhouse. Jean Hawxwell Paul is a retired Nashua Elementary school teacher who is a Historical Interpreter at Nashua’s 1841 one room schoolhouse. She will share her knowledge of education and the tools ...

Annual  Harvest Fair & Annual Pork Roast Supper

St James United Methodist Church, located at 646 D.W. Highway in Merrimack will hold its annual  Harvest Fair  on Saturday, October 19 from 9am to 2 pm.  Homemade baked goods and candy, crafts, silent auction, jewelry, flea market, books, DVDs, CDs, games. Muffins, scones and cinnamon buns ...

Merrimack Senior Citizen Club Annual Fall Fair

Oct. 19th (Sat.) from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Open to the public - Free Admission John O’Leary Adult Community Center, 4 Church St. (off) Baboosic Lake Rd., Merrimack, NH Raffles: Theme Baskets, Gift Certificates, Handmade Quilt, Handmade Craft Items; New/Gently Used Items, Bake Sale ~ ...

Walk for Whiskers

Join us for a 3K or 5K walk at your own pace thru the colorful beauty of Mine Falls Park Sat Oct 19th from 11am to 2pm. Parking in Stadium Drive lot. Walk registration opens at 10am with Walk start at 11am. Walkers who have raised at least $200 per adult or $100 per child in walk pledges will ...

Cornhole for Cancer Tournament

Benefits to local pediatric cancer groups Sunday, October 20th. Anheuser Busch, Merrimack, NH Registration 11:00 am, bags fly at noon. Cost: $20/person or $40/team. Top 3 places will receive cash and other prizes. Reserve at email: MLCcornhole44@gmail.com

Merrimack Lions Club

Meets first and third Tuesday of the month. Starts at 6:30 pm, dinner at 7:00 pm. Local restaurants in Merrimack. Contact: Jody Plante @ tinglofinsurancellc.com for information.

MFD Annual Open House

Another summer has flown by and once again it is time for Fire Prevention Week. This year’s Fire Prevention Week is being observed from October 6th through the 12th. During this week, as well as throughout the month of October, fire departments across the country try to educate the ...

Buffet table, cards for soldiers, incl. in Holiday planning

Autumn, the most colorful season of the year, has arrived, with orange pumpkins visible in the field, green and purple eggplant and squash among the yield – red and yellow leaves adorn local trees, as folks pick apples with recipes in mind, planning gatherings and events of every kind. In ...

Inaugural Pickle Bowl a sweet success

Season playoffs, Pickle I and Pickle II, preceded Pickle Bowl 2019, an inaugural event recently hosted by the Nashua Pickleball Club, a group of around 320 with more than 215 weekly picklers. Play dates starting May 1 pitted six teams of four players each. Eventually, ‘The Kids’ ...

Pomp & Circumstance

MERRIMACK – On a day of celebration fitting of the sunshine that hung over Merrimack High School during the school’s 2019 commencement, the school graduated 261 seniors, sending them off with bright futures. Walking out of their school for the last time as students to the applause of ...

Sanders/BAE Retirees Breakfast Group 2019 Summer Party

The Sanders/BAE Retirees Breakfast Group of Nashua, NH, is seeking all Sanders and BAE Systems retirees and retired former employees for our annual Summer Party. Family and friends are also welcome to attend.  Our Summer Party will be held on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019, at the Alpine Grove ...

Register Your Float for Merrimack’s Annual 4th of July Parade

Preparations are now underway for the Town of Merrimack’s Annual 4th of July Celebration. The Town of Merrimack’s Annual 4th of July Parade is organized by the Parks & Recreation Department and is one of the larger Independence Day Parades in the State of New Hampshire. The 4th of July ...

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 • Press ...