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Concord’s ‘Arpy’ Saunders remembered

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Concord attorney Arpiar “Arpy” Saunders was a veteran of the noontime running group that met at the Concord YMCA. It was there, in the men’s locker room, where he recruited the team of attorneys who went on to challenge the state over inequities in school funding that became known as the Claremont cases. Saunders died Tuesday at the age of 72. He is remembered both for his high-profile legal work and his kind, friendly personality. “Arpy was just so important to that litigation in planning strategies, deciding how to pursue different matters, trying to negotiate,” said Andru Volinsky. After speaking with Saunders at the YMCA, …

Former Brown dean whose group won Nobel Prize dies

Thursday, November 20, 2014

David Greer, a doctor who co-founded a group that won the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize for working to prevent nuclear war and who helped transform the medical school at Brown University, has died. He was 89. Greer was a founding director of the Nobel-winning International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. He …

Give office items to Donation Depot for nonprofits

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Depot accepting office supplies for nonprofits Donation Depot, a nonprofit organization in Concord, is accepting donations for the benefit of area nonprofits by donation only. Items Donation Depot collects include office-related items such as office chairs, desks, office supplies and school items. The group is not able to collect household items or appliances. To schedule an appointment to make a donation to Donation …

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The following students earned honors for the first term at Belmont High School. Grade 12 High Honors: Daniel Iacopucci, Andrew Spaulding and Karl Wieck Grade 12 Honors: Louisa Bergeron, William Byron, Colton Cadarette, Shea Callahan, Misty Crowell, Bradley Cyr, Andrew D’Amour, Andrew Derosia, Cameron Ekholm, Brandon Farris, Nikolai …

Bloch-Samuels

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Anna Bloch and Drew Samuels were married Oct. 18 in Greenport, N.Y. Andy Markowitz, a family friend, officiated the ceremony. The couple was attended by a bridal party of 12. Emma Bloch, sister of the bride, of New …

Martin-Seward

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Kelly Martin and Ryan Seward were married July 18 at Loon Mountain in Lincoln. Steve Winer performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Tom Martin. Chelsea Martin, sister of the bride, was …

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Scarecrow event fun The Wilmot Garden Club, co-sponsor of the Annual Scarecrow Contest,​ ​had a difficult time judging so many clever and wonderful contest​ entries. ​Co-w​inners in the categor​y​​ ​of​ most original​ were the Kinzer family’s air pumpkin on Campground Road and Shotokan Karate class’ karate scarecrow​ in …

People for Nov. 6, 2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

CONTOCOOK Mikayla Belson began studying at Emerson College in Boston She is a marketing communications major. DUNBARTON Bryanna Kelly participated in a marathon with students and faculty of Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic to show support for …

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The following students earned honors for the first quarter at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy. Grade 12 Highest Honors: Kerry Baratier, Willden Butler, Sarah Curtin, Mariah Feegel, Audrey Getman, Kendall Goodwin, Nicholas Halka, Hannah Herter, Katheryn Huckins, Bianca Ketenci, Andrew Lambert, Megan Leduke, Katherine Martel, Kyle Nelson, Ashley Perron, Benjamin …

Announcements for Nov. 17, 2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

CONCORD Debris and de-clutter Try to get your garden debris and leaves to the transfer station. If there is enough debris, the transfer station will rent the machine that will turn the organic debris into compost soil, which will be available in the spring for planting and is …

Franklin Pierce’s birthday to be remembered Nov. 25

Sunday, November 16, 2014

The nation’s only president from New Hampshire will be remembered in honor of his 210th birthday. Franklin Pierce, the 14th president of the United States, will be honored in Old North Cemetery in Concord on Nov. 25. The New Hampshire Army National Guard is laying a wreath at …

Town Crier for Nov. 16, 2014

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Allenstown Elementary PTO Holiday Bazaar set for Saturday ∎ The Ladies of Saint Ann will hold an informational session Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall at noon. This is for all members for recommendation and concerns for …

Saturday, November 15, 2014

A party to remember More than 125 people – the young and the young at heart – donned costumes and enjoyed the Halloween party Oct. 31 at the Wilmot Community Association’s Red Barn in Wilmot. This popular annual event would not be possible without the efforts of several …