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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 …

Local student accepted to Boston Ballet program

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Elise Beauchemin, 12, of Concord was recently accepted into the upcoming Boston Ballet preprofessional training program. She has been a student of Eastern Ballet Institute in Concord for the past five years. Students accepted into the program train …

St. John Regional Honor Roll

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The following students earned honors for the third quarter at St. John Regional in Concord. GRADE 8 PRINCIPAL’S LIST: Emily Casko, Blaine Manning GRADE 8 HIGH HONORS: Maria Bailey, Christa DeMichelis, Daniel Gaby, Sierra Horangic, Nathaniel McCarvill, Anna Michaud, Elizabeth Summerlin, John Tauscher, Abigail Tremblay GRADE 8 HONORS: …

People for May 13, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

BOW Andre Modini, an Air Force airman, graduated from basic training at the San Antionio-Lackland base in Texas. He is the son of Thomas Modini of Bow and Jeanetta and Ravinder Kumar of Beverly, Mass. David Poulin, a first class Air National Guard airman, graduated from basic training …

Town Crier for May 10, 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Allenstown Take a hike and picnic at Bear Brook State Park ∎ Bone Builders will be held tomorrow and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Suncook Senior Center. It is a fun and great way to build bone strength. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ The Community Table …

Concord Crier for May 10, 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

PENACOOK Celebrate spring with crafts, treasures and more ∎ United Church of Penacook will hold an indoor/outdoor Spring Fling on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More than 20 crafters and vendors will offer handmade crafts, attic treasures, gently used items and baked goods. Lunch will be available …

Ray Duckler: For Greg Grappone, mild manners said it all

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

You could almost feel Greg Grappone cringing at the attention. He was unpretentious and unassuming, never seeking the spotlight, always looking to fly beneath the radar, despite a highly visible surname that stared back at him, everywhere in …

Announcements: YMCA College Memberships

Saturday, May 9, 2015

CONCORD College memberships The Concord Family YMCA is offering three-month summer college memberships (May 15 through Aug. 15) for $95 and four-month summer college memberships (May 1 through Sept. 1 or May 15 through Sept. 15) for $125 for individuals registered for college. For information, call 228-9622 or …

Gone Fishin’

Friday, May 8, 2015

Friends Youth Program mentee Stephen Johnson (right) caught a fish at St. Paul’s School on Tuesday night with his mentor Paul Kigawa (not pictured), friends Tristan and Trinity Mathews and their mentor Charles Lee. …

Acting out history

Friday, May 8, 2015

Alchemists Community Film students created a short history film with help from the Hopkinton Historical Society Museum last week during a camp sponsored by the Hopkinton Recreation Department. Upcoming film camps will be about Henniker’s early education program …

People for May 7, 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

BOW Christopher Baxter has been named a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. The fellowship, awarded to 12 U.S. journalists every year, recognizes those with solid track records, great future promise and demonstrated leadership in the industry. …