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Announcements for Nov. 27, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

CONCORD Black Friday adoptions The Pope Memorial SPCA is offering pet adoptions at a 50 percent reduced fee tomorrow and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Visit popememorialspca.org or call 856-8756. CONCORD For the birds Satisfy the nature lovers and bird enthusiasts on your holiday shopping list and support New Hampshire Audubon by visiting the NH Audubon Nature Store’s Blackbird Friday event tomorrow. The Nature Store at 84 Silk Farm …

People for Nov. 27, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

ANDOVER Howard Jelleme received a Golden Spike award, the highest honor given to a volunteer, by the Friends of the Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County at the organization’s annual Self Congratulatory dinner in East Andover. Jelleme most recently removed railroad ties and debris hindering the resurfacing of the newest section of the rail trail leading to its Boscawen terminus near the Hannah …

Announcements for Nov. 28

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

CONCORD Unusual ornaments Beginning Dec. 2, there will be a Giving Tree on the main floor of the Concord Public Library decorated with book ornaments. Each ornament has a specific dollar value. Purchase an ornament and the proceeds raised will be used toward fines that some of our patrons have incurred. Your generosity will help these patrons to start the new year with …

People for Nov. 28

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

CONCORD Edward Mullen was inducted into the University of New Hampshire ROTC Hall of Fame. He was recognized for his military service, support and involvement with the University of New Hampshire and the state of New Hampshire. Sara …

Announcements for Nov. 25, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

GILFORD Tree lighting On Sunday, the First Sunday of Advent, at 6 p.m., Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, will present its annual Christmas tree lighting service with worship, an outdoor tree lighting, singing of Christmas carols and light refreshments. All in the community are invited to …

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The following students earned honors at Franklin Middle School. GRADE 8 HIGH HONORS: Alexander Andrews, Piper Collum, Jacqueline Hill, Taryn Laramie, Samantha Lindley, Kathryn Marcoux, Cameron Moquin, Garrett Pelletier, Trinity Taylor, Taylor Tucker and Jacob Weaver. GRADE 8 HONORS: Brigham Bardellini, Hannah Bergeron, Autumn Brown, Makayla Coffin, Lauren …

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thanks in advance for tree lighting The Bow Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the following community supporters and everyone that helped make Bow’s Dec. 6 tree lighting and Santa visit a memorable community event: Baker Free Library, Bow Auto Parts, Bow Fire Department, Bow Garden …

Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18

Monday, November 24, 2014

President Obama said this year’s recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane. Obama praised the 18 artists, activists and lawmakers receiving the award at a White House ceremony …

Sunday, November 23, 2014

The following students earned honors for the first quarter at Winnisquam Regional Middle School. Grade 8 High Honors: Courtney Barnes, Lindsay Blier, Matthew Camerato, Gabriela Castrillon, Taylor Cole, Casey Cormier, Diamond Cutting, Talia DeBlasie, Derek deSousa, Emily Dyer, Brady Ellsworth, Megan Fife, Shannon Goodwin, Jasmine Gove, Nicholas Green, …

Announcements for Nov. 24, 2014

Sunday, November 23, 2014

CONCORD Fit Friday Jeremy’s Bootcamp, 153 Manchester St., will donate proceeds from classes Friday to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Concord. All are welcome to participate by donating any amount of money to take part in a Bootcamp class. The goal is to raise $2,620 (the …

Ray Duckler: A man with clean morals, values and clothing

Sunday, November 23, 2014

When I looked into the background of the late Jay Rosenfield, something didn’t jibe. Two of his children are physicians, one is a retired doctor, one is a lawyer and another co-founded a giant energy consulting company. Rosenfield, …

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 …

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 …