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Shot brother leaves hospital
10/10/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- A Merrimack man accidentally shot in the back by his brother, who was unloading a revolver, has been released from the hospital.... View

 
Merrimack budget up $903,000
12/10/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Budget season has officially begun in the Merrimack School District.... View

Owner accused of raping employee  
Owner accused of raping employee
12/04/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- A car wash owner used physical force and the element of surprise to twice rape a teenage female employee, police charge.... View

Swindling scheme has family counting blessings  
Swindling scheme has family counting blessings
12/04/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- MANCHESTER ? Mary Ellen Johansson lit a single candle. Then she nudged the pink-and-purple-frosted cake toward the grinning, pig-tailed toddler.... View

 
Fidelity lays off more than 1,700
11/20/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Fidelity laid off an estimated 150 people at its Merrimack facility Wednesday, in the first of two previously announced companywide layoffs prompted by the global economic crisis.... View

After 50 years, legend of discount store lives on  
After 50 years, legend of discount store lives on
11/20/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Hands crammed in his jean pockets and with a slight shuffle in his step, Jack Zyla led the way.... View

 
Sign thefts on the rise?
11/06/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Last week, Fred Shirley was on sign patrol.... View

On 2nd try, Shaheen becomes state?s first female senator  
On 2nd try, Shaheen becomes state?s first female senator
11/06/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- MANCHESTER ? Former Gov. Jeanne Shaheen achieved sweet revenge Tuesday night, grabbing the U.S. Senate seat away from Republican incumbent John E. Sununu in a grudge match six years after he?d first narrowly won it.... View

 
Property tax rate to go up
10/30/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Residents will have to dig deeper into their pockets to pay property taxes this year.... View

Jeb Bradley seeks to oust Shea-Porter  
Jeb Bradley seeks to oust Shea-Porter
10/30/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- EDITOR?S NOTE: This is one in an occasional series of stories examining the state and county races that will appear before the Nov. 4 election.... View

Two in NH stumping for rival campaigns  
Two in NH stumping for rival campaigns
10/30/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- The former head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency was brightened by a Merrimack company she said was on the "cutting edge" of energy technology.... View

 
Couple says thanks for support during Iraq stint
10/23/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- To the Editor:... View

 
Pennichuck deal may not sit with all
10/23/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Nearly two-thirds of Nashua residents believe the city should negotiate with Pennichuck Corp. to find a way other than eminent domain to acquire the water system, according to a survey commissioned by the company.... View

Local EMTs dropped everything to help hurricane-ravaged south  
Local EMTs dropped everything to help hurricane-ravaged south
10/09/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- NASHUA ? Hurricanes stink.... View

 
Ex-car dealer faces 30 years on fraud charge
10/08/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- MERRIMACK ? If you think Wall Street is on the verge of financial collapse, try Stephen Lussier.... View

GT Solar marks huge strides with expansion  
GT Solar marks huge strides with expansion
10/08/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- MERRIMACK ? Baking sand until it melts sounds like a poor basis for a $600 million business, but the symbolic ribbon that was cut Friday to mark the huge expansion of GT Solar's plant on Daniel Webster Highway indicated otherwise.... View

 
Money for flood victims in Allenstown surprises some
09/11/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Allenstown?s successful bid to get federal money for flood-prone home buyouts caught some folks in Merrimack by surprise.... View

For new teacher, smooth start to second career  
For new teacher, smooth start to second career
09/11/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- EDITOR?S NOTE: This is the second story in an occasional series following Joy Whitaker during her first year as a teacher.... View

 
Towns keeping an eye on water deal
08/07/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Acknowledging the battle isn?t over, local town officials say the recent ruling by state regulators protects their interests if and when Nashua acquires Pennichuck Water Works.... View

GT Solar execs ring Nasdaq bell to mark firm?s listing  
GT Solar execs ring Nasdaq bell to mark firm?s listing
07/31/2008

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Merrimack, New Hampshire (STPNS)- GT Solar celebrated a bright spot in its 14-year history July 24, as its stock was traded for the first time on the Nasdaq exchange. To mark the occasion, executives from the Merrimack company rang the opening bell in New York City?s Times Square.... View