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Concord Crier for March 29, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

PENACOOK Ask an engineer questions about Route 3 road project ∎ City Engineer Ed Roberge will meet with Penacook residents to review the last phase of the Route 3 construction project Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Penacook Elementary School cafeteria. This phase of the project will cover Village Street between Stark Street and the Manor/Borough Road intersection. ∎ The United Church of Penacook will host a Good Friday service with Living …

Town Crier for March 29, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Allenstown Help plan History Day event ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will celebrate Easter on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with egg decorating. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Suncook Business Park off Route 28 on Lavoie Drive. They will discuss the April 15 History Day event, which will be open to the public from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at …

Announcements: Bereavement support counseling

Saturday, March 28, 2015

LACONIA Bereavement support Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is offering free seven-week bereavement support groups in two locations beginning in April. One group will meet in Laconia on Thursdays and the other group will meet in Wolfeboro on Tuesdays. Support groups give people the opportunity to discuss and learn ways of coping with their loss, to gain the support of others in …

Keeping doors open

Thursday, March 26, 2015

On behalf of the Gilmanton Year-Round Library Association, I would like to express my sincere thanks to the Gilmanton community for supporting our warrant article on the town ballot. Your affirmative votes will allow the library to continue providing valued services to all residents. We encourage everyone to …

Birth announcement: Violet Huntimer

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A daughter, Violet Aaralyn Huntimer, was born Oct. 3, 2014, in Sioux Falls, S.D., to Naida and Lucas Huntimer of Worthing, S.D. Local family include grandmother Joan Osborne and uncles Joe Osborne and Ken Osborne, all of Pittsfield. …

Announcements: Nominate a champion

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Nominate a champion Riverbend Community Mental Health Center is seeking nominations for the 2015 Champions for Mental Health to be awarded in the fall. The awards are presented to individuals who have either personally or professionally been a champion for those with mental illness. Champions for Mental Health …

Cub Scouts do their best

Thursday, March 26, 2015

H opkinton Cub Scout Pack 77 celebrated the birthday of Cub Scouting on Feb. 21 with its annual Blue and Gold Dinner Webelos 2 Scouts assisted Den Leader Katie Boudette and Pack Master Blaine Davis in planning the …

Announcements: Mentor youth

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

CONCORD Be a Friend The Friends Youth Mentoring Program has scheduled orientations for new mentors: adults on April 16 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., adults on May 5 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and teens on June 25 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. All orientations will be held …

Student art successes

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three area students recently received recognition for artistic accomplisments. Karrington Telgin, 6, of Weare won the town’s annual fire truck coloring contest and received a ride home with the Weare Fire Department. Mabel Johnson, 7, of Pittsfield won …


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

BRISTOL Michelle Roy was named to the dean’s list for the fall at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. She is a neuroscience major. CONCORD Annmarie Timmins was inducted to the Upsilon Pi honor society, a chapter of Chi …

Announcements: A few good men

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The great outdoors New Hampshire Project Learning Tree will give four $250 grants to help develop outdoor classrooms in New Hampshire schoolyards. Qualifying schoolyard projects include planting trees and shrubs to provide wildlife food or cover, establishing pollinator gardens, building ponds or other water sources such as birdbaths …

Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

Monday, March 23, 2015

Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem yesterday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners. Friends and relatives of the Sassoon family attended the service, …

Singapore rattled by death of patriarch

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Singapore’s founding prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, died yesterday, leaving the wealthy and orderly city-state in uncharted territory as a small but growing percentage of the country questions the one-party monolith that Lee helped forge. Lee, who died at 91 after a bout with pneumonia, ruled Singapore for …