Merrimack Letters

Support Vaillancourt for Merrimack Town Council

To the Editor: Please join me in supporting Jody Vaillancourt for Merrimack Town Council. I have known Jody for 15 years as a volunteer in the School District, as a member of the School Board and as a contributing citizen of our town. I have seen firsthand Jody’s strong work ethic, ...

Vaillancourt seeks vote for Town Council

To the Editor: Hello, I am Jody Vaillancourt, and I am running for a three-year seat on the Merrimack Town Council in the upcoming election on April 14. It is my goal to work toward maintaining quality of life for the residents of Merrimack while keeping the taxpayer in mind. I hope to bring a ...

Does Merrimack chamber have double standard?

To the Editor: Merrimack citizens requested to meet with the Chamber of Commerce to share information and concerns regarding the proposed Kinder Morgan NED pipeline and how it could adversely affect the town and residents of Merrimack. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Deb Courtemanche ...

Merrimack students insulted Alvirne ROTC Color Guard

To the Editor: I would like to express my dismay to the few rude Merrimack students who attended the boys basketball game at Alvirne on March 11. These students were hurling insults at the Alvirne ROTC Color Guard. The Merrimack students should apologize directly to the Alvirne ROTC students. ...

Merrimack Winter Carnival was a winter wonderland

To the Editor: On Saturday, Feb. 21, the Parks and Recreation Department hosted the 23rd annual Winter Carnival at Wasserman Park. Even with historic amounts of snowfall this year, hundreds of families came out to enjoy all of the winter activities offered at the Winter Carnival! Our sincere ...

Say ‘no’ to pipeline in Merrimack

To the Editor: After a number of years of trying to defeat the outlets, it passed. I have not seen an increase in the value of our homes, nor have our property taxes gone down or stayed the same as the previous year for us. The pipeline being put in the town of Merrimack needs to stop. This ...

Merrimack Lioness Club thanks residents, businesses

To the Editor: We would like to thank the many residents who took names from our trees for Operation Santa and purchased gifts for the needy. We are given a list each year from the Welfare Department of those in need. We do not know the identity of these people, we are only given an assigned ...

Plant sale supports Nashua-Merrimack agency

To the Editor: The Good Cheer Society would like to thank everyone who supported our annual holiday poinsettia and Christmas cactus plant sale and made this event another wonderful success. This money (over $3,000) is used to support Nashua’s Home Health Care and Hospice organization ...

Merrimack to build tribute to service members

To the Editor: The Merrimack Town Council is pleased to announce that it has an exciting project coming to Merrimack. The Town Council is partnering with the Fraser Square Veterans Memorial Committee (Paul Micali, Rick Hatfield, Brian Snell, Tom Mahon and Brian McCarthy) to build a tribute to ...

Merrimack holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony a success

To the Editor: Despite the chilly weather, holiday spirits were high as crowds lined the streets of Merrimack on Sunday, Dec. 7, for the annual holiday parade hosted by the Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department and the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce. The sounds of percussion from the ...

Thank you for support of MHS hockey

To the Editor: The Merrimack High School boys varsity ice hockey program would like to thank the residents of Merrimack whose generosity this fall will once again help to subsidize the non-school-covered costs of running the program. The team, through its booster club, holds several ...

Thank you to Merrimack Lions for scarecrow fundraiser

To the Editor: I just wanted to offer a thank you to the Merrimack Lions for their recent scarecrow fundraiser. Traveling up and down Daniel Webster Highway and throughout the town itself, the creativity and whimsy of these scarecrows is a wonderful sight. This fundraiser has certainly ...

Merrimack Crimeline thanks sponsors of 16th annual golf tournament

To the Editor: The Merrimack Crimeline members would like to thank the sponsors of the golf tournament held on Sept. 10. Corporate sponsors – Brookstone; DTZ, a UGL Co.; Rebecca’s Cafe and Toyota of Nashua. Hole-in-one sponsors – Digital Federal Credit Union and ...

Roller coaster during first week of November

To the Editor: This past week has been a roller coaster of ups and downs. Saturday, Nov. 1, we learned that a much loved high school senior died the night before. Sean Moran always had a smile on his face and a cowboy hat on his head. His friends and their parents, myself included, were ...

Thank you from Merrimack Scouts for help with food drive

To the Editor: The Merrimack Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts would like to thank the residents of Merrimack who contributed to the annual Scouting for Food drive on Nov. 8. Your generosity yielded a total of 10,211 food items collected. This annual Boy Scout community service project is intended to ...

Thanks for successful Merrimack Halloween Party

To the Editor: The Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank everyone who came out to join us for the 22nd annual Halloween Party at Wasserman Park. Pumpkins were decorated, games were played and happy costume contest winners walked away with bikes or Cinemagic gift cards, ...

Grady has considerable accomplishments

To the Editor: On Nov. 4, I shall have the great pleasure of voting for Brenda Grady on the Merrimack ballot for state representative in Concord. A New Hampshire native, she has lived in Merrimack for 39 years with her husband, John. Brenda has been a member of the Budget Committee and School ...

Stand your ground vote concerns reader

To the Editor: With elections just around the corner, it is time to take a look at which candidate does not stand for your constitutional Rights. This past term, the House of Representatives voted to repeal New Hampshire’s Stand Your Ground Law. This law required you to flee a ...

Questioning Hassan’s fiscal responsibility

To the Editor: Liberal tax and spend Gov. Maggie Hassan is trying to pretend that she is a fiscal conservative, but nothing could be further from the truth. Maggie Hassan proposed the largest budget in New Hampshire’s history using smoke and mirrors such as nonexistent casino money. ...