Tag Archives: Merrimack

Merrimack To Vote On Putting Public Water Utility In Town’s Control

Merrimack residents will vote this month on giving the town control of their water utility. It comes after two years of struggle with contamination in local wells, likely stemming from local plastics-maker Saint Gobain. | More at NHPR

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No Rise in Merrimack Cancers after PFOA “Contamination” is Not Surprising

Long before the “massive” contamination of a portion of Merrimack New Hampshire’s water supply, I was aware of PFOA’s. The Teflon adhering chemistry was already on the radar of the usual suspects as a potential source of easy revenue, actual science be … Continue reading

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Report: PFOA Contamination in Merrimack Didn’t Impact Cancer Rates

A new report shows that recent PFOA water contamination in Merrimack does not appear to have resulted in higher cancer rates in town. The state conducted the study after residents were concerned about their health given the levels of PFOA, short … Continue reading

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Stench of Bat Feces Forces NH School to Close Classrooms

The stench of bat feces has forced a New Hampshire elementary school to close eight classrooms and work on repairs. Nashua’s The Telegraph newspaper reports a teacher first noticed the odor around Nov. 21 at the James Mastricola Upper Elementary … Continue reading

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In Merrimack, Homework No Longer Counts as a Graded Assignment

There is a growing debate in New Hampshire and nationally about the value of homework, and educators are responding. Merrimack School District implemented a new homework protocol at the beginning of this school year. Teachers can still assign practice homework, but … Continue reading

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Possibly rabid fox attacks 3 people in Merrimack; search for fox underway

Of the three people who were attacked, two needed medical attention. Officials said the fox may be in the areas of Camp Sargent Road, Whittier Road and Cedar Lane. Police said the fox is extremely aggressive and may attack anyone … Continue reading

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NH Legislative Softball Classic will benefit Liberty House

MERRIMACK — New Hampshire’s Democrat and Republican lawmakers will be shifting their focus from Representatives Hall to the softball diamond on Saturday, Oct. 14, when they’ll meet in the First Legislative Softball Classic at the Anheuser-Busch Athletic Complex in Merrimack. The … Continue reading

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