Merrimack http://nhpr.org en Merrimack Town Councilors Vote In Favor Of Suing State Over Toll Booths http://nhpr.org/post/merrimack-town-councilors-vote-favor-suing-state-over-toll-booths <p></p><p>Town councilors in Merrimack have voted in favor of pursuing a lawsuit against the state in an attempt to get relief from toll booths.</p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:46:10 +0000 Michael Brindley 38327 at http://nhpr.org Merrimack Town Councilors Vote In Favor Of Suing State Over Toll Booths House Committee Rejects Bill To Remove Merrimack Toll Booth http://nhpr.org/post/house-committee-rejects-bill-remove-merrimack-toll-booth <p></p><p>A House committee has voted unanimously to reject the latest effort to remove at least one of the toll booths along the F.E. Everett Turnpike exit ramps in Merrimack.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 15-0 vote came during a Public Works and Highways committee meeting on Wednesday.</span></p><p>Former Senate President Peter Bragdon sponsored the bill, which would have removed the ramp tolls at Exit 12.</p><p>But committee members say the issue should instead be discussed as part of the state’s 10-year highway improvement plan.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:54:25 +0000 Michael Brindley 37337 at http://nhpr.org House Committee Rejects Bill To Remove Merrimack Toll Booth Thousands Show Up for Outlet Mall Job Fair http://nhpr.org/post/thousands-show-outlet-mall-job-fair <p><span lang="EN">While the state&rsquo;s unemployment rate is well below the national average, thousands of people are still searching for a job.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">Friday, many of the state&rsquo;s unemployed showed up for a job fair for a new $100 million shopping center in Merrimack. </span><span lang="EN">The retail outlet is expected to create more than 800 positions.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">By 7 a.m.&nbsp;Friday morning, hundreds of people lined up outside Nashua Community College for the Merrimack Premium Outlet job fair.</span></p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 21:17:28 +0000 Sheryl Rich-Kern 2866 at http://nhpr.org Thousands Show Up for Outlet Mall Job Fair