Merrimack News

Early College Planning

The Merrimack High School Counseling Department will be sponsoring an evening on Early College Planning presented by the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF). It will be held on Monday February 18, 2019 from 6:30 – 7:30 in the MHS Theater.  The program is intended ...

5th Annual Super Bowl Chili 5k

Manchester and Auburn, NH – Total Image Running kicks off 2019 with it’s 5th Annual Superbowl Chili 5k. First 200 registrants receive a free beanie hat. $30 entry fee. WHEN: Sunday, February 3, 10:30 AM. WHERE: Stark Brewing Company 500 Commercial St., Manchester, NH. ...

Superbowl Breakfast

The Richard K. Harvell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8401 invites everyone to join us for breakfast and celebrate Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3 from 8 to 11a.m. at the Bedford Old Town Hall. Once again our enthusiastic kitchen staff will create a breakfast to remember for this auspicious day, ...

Seventh Annual Amherst Candidates Night

Candidates Night - Tuesday, February 12; 7-9 p.m.; Amherst Town Hall The Southern NH Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host the Seventh Annual Amherst Candidates Night at the Amherst Town Hall on Tuesday, February 12 from 7 to 9 pm.  The evening gives the ...

Merrimack Village District Recognized as a Groundwater Guardian

In recognition of efforts to protect local groundwater supplies, Merrimack has been named a 2018 Groundwater Guardian by The Groundwater Foundation. The Groundwater Foundation is a national nonprofit organization based in Lincoln, Nebraska with a mission to connect people, businesses, and ...

$12,500 in scholarships will be awarded to local students in 2019

Members First Credit Union announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Members First Credit Union Memorial Scholarship Program, which was created to help local students pursue higher education. In conjunction with its 70th Anniversary this year, the credit union will ...

Merrimack youth leads campaign

Max Mendez, a third-grade student at Reeds Ferry Elementary School, shared fistbumps and high fives, as he welcomed donors to the grand finale of Mighty Max’s Mega Toy Drive. The donations of toys were added to hundreds more sheltered in a donated storage unit placed alongside a neighbor’s ...

Amy LaBelle, co-owner and winemaker, honored

Amy LaBelle, LaBelle Winery’s founder, co-owner and winemaker, was honored with the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Excellence in Business award on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day New Hampshire’s High Tea in Henniker, New Hampshire. Heidi Solomon, a member ...

BAE Systems volunteers

BAE Systems volunteered at the Front Door Agency, a non-profit organization that invests in New Hampshire individuals and families as they transition from crisis to self-sufficiency, in Nashua, N.H. to help children make crafts and decorate for the holidays on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Merrimack Historical Society Seeking Photos

Time to look into your scrapbooks, photo albums and boxes of memories.  The Merrimack Historical Society is looking for pictures and old newspaper articles for our files. Some are from long ago and some are more recent. Remember, we are still making history today. ❖ Merrimack Drive in ...

A look back at the ice storm of 2008

On the morning of Dec. 12, 2008, people over much of New England and upstate New York woke up to a changed world. Overnight, freezing rain fell on trees, twigs, branches and utility wires, and everything was encased in silvery ice. The ice-laden trees, branches and poles fell over roads, ...

Merrimack Historical Society seeking photos

Time to look into your scrapbooks, photo albums and boxes of memories. The Merrimack Historical Society is looking for pictures and old newspaper articles for our files. Some are from long ago and some are more recent. Remember, we are still making history today. The following pictures are ...

Foundation Medical Partners welcomes new physician

MERRIMACK – Foundation Medical Partners is pleased to welcome Dr. Danielle Dunetz to Merrimack Pediatrics at Merrimack Medical Center. Dunetz is board certified in pediatric medicine. She earned her medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pa., and completed a ...

Grant a boost for transitional housing program

NASHUA – Wells Fargo recently awarded a $10,000 grant to support women and children in the Front Door Agency’s Transformational Housing Program. The Program assists homeless or disadvantaged young mothers through a three-phase residential program that emphasizes higher education as a path ...

Funds give underserved children the chance to attend camp

Lexington, Mass. – The American Camp Association, New England (ACA New England) is pleased to announce that its Camp Champions Fund has offered financial aid in the form of “camperships” to more than 1,000 campers since it’s inception in 2011. One hundred and sixty ACA accredited camps ...

YMCA children enjoy storytelling presentation, donated books

Children served by the YMCA of Greater Nashua were treated to a storytelling presentation and brand new books to keep, thanks to a grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). Storyteller Simon Brooks led an interactive presentation for more than 250 children enrolled in Y’s ...

Merrimack Lions charity golf tourney set for July 23

This year, the Merrimack Lions Charity Golf Tournament will celebrate Francis Quimet’s win. Have you heard of the phrase: “The greatest game ever played?” The phrase is about golf and a movie depicting how Francis Ouimet, a 20-year-old amateur, surprised everyone by winning the 1913 US ...

Lions club honors teachers with $1K grant

The Merrimack Lions Club awarded the $1,000 Cheryl Pearsall High School Grant to teachers Aimee Piccolo and Sean Mueller, of Merrimack High School, for their project, “Capturing the World with STEAM – A Mobile Darkroom and Camera Obscura.” “We are going to use the money for a ...

‘A celebration of being an American,’ Merrimack marks July 4th

Tweets continue to extol the hundreds of families who turned out to see the town’s Fourth of July parade – a vivid show of Independence Day pride that paid little regard to tropical temps. The parade left The Commons shopping center across from the town’s post office and headed for a ...