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Black Fly Blitz was a community success

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Thanks to the time and effort of 35 volunteers and 48 sponsors, the Wilmot Community Association’s 11th annual Black Fly Blitz on Memorial Day, May 25, was a resounding success. Proceeds from the Black Fly Blitz support the WCA, which owns and operates the WCA’s Red Barn, a community center, and Timothy Patten Park, a beach and playground. The track and cross-country teams at Kearsarge Regional High School also receive …

Birth announcements: Katelyn O’Brien

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A daughter, Katelyn Clare O’Brien, was born May 5 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon to Kelly and Patrick O’Brien of Concord. …

People for May 28, 2015

Thursday, May 28, 2015

NORTHFIELD Julia Kehr was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. She is a senior communications major. Angel Natal received an award in business management from Lakes Region Community College. NORTHWOOD Nicole Swindell received an award in pastry arts from Lakes Region Community College. Danielle …

Announcements: Town portrait

Thursday, May 28, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Say ‘Cheese!’ A town-wide photo of Hopkinton/Contoocook residents will be taken by photographer Bob LaPree at Hopkinton High School gym Saturday at 4 p.m. If you’re a resident, be sure to take part! EPSOM Kids and veggies The Epsom Public Library will offer a children’s vegetable plant …

Volunteers recognized

Thursday, May 28, 2015

New American Africans Executive Director Honore Murenzi (left) and brother Gentil Kamanzi and Claude Rwigema, originally from Rwanda, present Mark Seymour of Concord with a certificate of appreciation for his volunteer work with the after-school program. New American …

Field–Garnett

Saturday, May 23, 2015

David and Laura Field of Penacook announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Field, to Torey Garnett, son of David Bousquet and the late Barbara Garnett. Field, of Penacook, graduated from Chester College of New England with a …

Boardman-Moffett

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Beth Boardman and Michael Moffett were married May 15 in Bannington, Vt. Gay Baker, a justice of the peace, officiated the double ring ceremony. The bride, daughter of Robert Boardman and Gladys Thompson, formerly of Littleton, Colo., graduated …

Concord Crier for May 24, 2015

Saturday, May 23, 2015

PENACOOK Discuss a mysterious novel or buy a new book ∎ The Penacook Branch Library’s book club will meet Wednesday to discuss The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. New members are always welcome. The book club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. …

People for May 22, 2015

Saturday, May 23, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Nichole LaBelle graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with a degree in psychology. BELMONT Hillary Taillefer graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with degrees in biology and multidisciplinary studies. BRISTOL Karissa Wolivar, a student at Newfound Regional High School, won the …

People for May 23, 2015

Saturday, May 23, 2015

GILFORD Abigail Ross received the Dr. O. Kenneth Bates Prize for Mathematics at St. Lawrence University. She is a senior mathematics major. GILMANTON Charles “Chet” Tasse received the president’s award of excellence from Lakes Region Community College. He …

Announcements:

Saturday, May 23, 2015

CONCORD Pet fostering Pope Memorial SPCA needs volunteers to provide extra care to homeless pets in a temporary home-like setting. The animals may include a mother cat and kittens, mother dog and puppies, kittens needing to be bottle-fed, homeless pets in need of socialization or pets recovering from …

Author visits school

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Emilie Christie Burack, who recently released her first book The Runaway’s Gold , visited Hopkinton Middle High School on May 12 to discuss the inspiration behind the children’s novel. Thanks to a donation from the Hopkinton PTA, each …

Boy Scouts’ leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said yesterday that the organization’s long-standing ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent “the end of …