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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Grateful for support on family night As a board member for New American Africans, I want to thank everyone who joined us Oct. 10 for our first ever Friday Family Fun Night, an evening of ice cream and African drumming and dance to support the good work of welcoming immigrants and refugees to Concord. We are especially grateful to Granite State Candy Shoppe for donating the ice cream, and to …

People for Oct. 30, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

ALLENSTOWN James Woodman, Army Pvt. and son of Eric Woodman of Allentown and Kathryn Woodman of Londonderry, graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. BOW John Holmes is a freshman at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. CONCORD Elizabeth Wible is a student at Emerson College in Boston. She is studying integrated marketing communications. DEERING Francesca Tso is a freshman at Wheaton …

Announcements for Oct. 30, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

CONCORD Scrub those paws Bring your pooch in for a good scrubbing and help raise money and support for Susan G. Komen VT-NH on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 248 Sheep Davis Road. There will also be photos with Santa Claus and refreshments. All dog baths are $15. WEARE Santa, someone? The Weare Historical Society is looking for someone who …

Roy-Thompson

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Jennifer Roy and Peter Thompson were married Sept. 6 at the Boston YMCA North Woods and Pleasant Valley Camp in Mirror Lake. Jeanne Pounder, justice of the peace, performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage …

Jarvis-Powelson

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sarah Jarvis and Nathan Powelson were married July 5 at Atkinson Resort and Country Club in Atkinson. The Rev. David Stasiak officiated the double-ring ceremony. Colby Powelson of Loudon and Tabor Powelson of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., brothers of the …

Bergevin-Livolsi

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Bergevin-Livolsi Jena Bergevin and James Livolsi were married July 26 at St. John the Baptist in Allenstown. The Rev. Crowley officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Shannon Mottram of Loudon was …

Thanks a Million: The work of many for Wilmot Community Association’s Harvest Luncheon

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Work of many Thanks to the work of many volunteers and the participation of several farms in the Kearsarge area, the Wilmot Community Association’s Harvest Luncheon was a tremendous success Diners enjoyed a four-course meal featuring locally grown or prepared foods Sept. 27 at the WCA’s Red Barn. …

Announcements for Oct. 21, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

GILFORD Heating system tours The New Hampshire Wood Energy Council is sponsoring six guided tours of working wood chip and wood pellet heating systems today through Friday. The tours are free and open to the public, but registration is required at nhwoodenergycouncil.org. The six tours will feature visits …

Ray Duckler: Walking me through history, with the help of a cane

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Boston Post Cane, lying on the mantelpiece in Edith Carr’s Contoocook living room, can be used for a walk in the park, or a stroll down memory lane. So lean on it and take a walk with …

Announcements for Oct. 13, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

BARNSTEAD Quilt raffle A queen-sized sampler quilt will be raffled off Dec. 14 by the women’s fellowship of the Congregational Church of North Barnstead to support community outreach programs. The quilt was made by members and friends of the church. It contains appliquéd squares in a variety of …

Concord Crier for Oct. 12, 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

PENACOOK CRVNA to provide flu clinic at Whitaker Place ∎ The Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will hold a flu clinic Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. at John H. Whitaker Place. The fee is $30 per immunization (cash …

Ray Duckler: Judy Smith was a horse of a different color

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The disciples of Judy Smith, who died from cancer Oct. 1 at age 72, walk through horse manure like it was shag carpeting. In years past, they’ve delivered baby horses in their pajamas at 3 in the morning. …

Malala youngest winner of Nobel

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for working to protect children from slavery, extremism and child labor at great …