Posted on: November 27, 2017

Shawnee Mission Parkway Lane Closures

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Starting Tuesday, Nov. 28, Shawnee Mission Parkway will be down to one lane in both directions from Mastin Street to Eby Avenue.

Construction crews are installing signal radars to help with traffic flow and placing strip seals on the bridge. The project is...

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Posted on: November 23, 2017

Merry In Merriam Holiday Offers

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Happy holidays! The Merriam Visitors Bureau and Merry the Elf have partnered with local merchants to bring you jolly savings this holiday season. Check out the special offers at the link below now through December 31, 2017 for great savings in Merriam!

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Most Tourist-Friendly City in the U.S.

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Merriam, Kansas was recently named to Expedia's list of the "Top Tourist-Friendly Cities in the U.S." From a five-star rating for our local Visitors Bureau, to plenty of places to rest your head and a delicious made-in-Merriam dessert bread, vis...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Fall Foliage in the 'Burbs

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In less than a week, the official start to fall will be underway. The temps in Kansas, according to Weather Center, will remain in the 80’s, but we Kansans flock to our sweaters and jackets the moment a slight chill is in the air.

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Merriam Voters Approve New Community Center

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Merriam voters have decided – the City should build a new community center.

 

According to the Johnson County Board of Elections, unofficial results show more than 2,490 mail-in ballots were cast with 67.5 percent of residents saying they want a ne...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Tour Merriam

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If you're a group tour planner looking for new and unique tours, come explore Merriam. From instruments to dessert bread, candles to guitar lamps, Merriam has a nice blend of group-friendly tours. Click the link below to learn more and schedule today!

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Meet in Merriam

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The meeting room at Meriam Historic Plaza is an ideal location for small to mid-size meetings, trainings or events. With affordable rates, an accessible location and top of the line technology, your next meeting is one click away.

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Pet Friendly Merriam

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In celebration of National Pet Day on April 11th (yes, it’s a thing–the National Calendar at a Glance says so), we thought it fitting to celebrate and share the fur babies in our lives, and educate visitors about Merriam’s plethora of pet-friendly places.

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Parks & Rec Facilities Master Plan news

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In an effort to keep the community up-to-date on the development of a Parks Facilities Master Plan, there's now a blog dedicated to the issue. Click below to stay informed of this exciting master plan.

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Road Trip BINGO

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There's plenty to do with kids in and around Merriam. Stop by Merriam Historic Plaza to pick up a road trip bingo card (or download one at the read more link), then hit the open road in Kansas to discover popular visitor attractions, eateries and more ac...Read on...

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