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FILE - In this Friday, May 23, 2014 file photo, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses the Boy Scouts of America's annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., after being selected as the organization's new president. On Thursday Gates said that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called for change in order to avert potentially destructive legal battles. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

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 us as a national movement.” In a speech in Atlanta to the Scouts’ national annual meeting, Gates referred to recent moves by …

A fond farewell

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Gary Guzouskas was recognized at the May school board meeting in Henniker with a gift presented by vice-chair Jim McElroy. He has served on the board from 2009 to 2015. …

The Scene: How does your garden grow?

Thursday, May 21, 2015

H enniker first-, third- and fifth-grade students will work with Jerry Eisen and the Lions Club Community Garden as a part of their science curriculum this spring. …

Music school students go to All State Festival

Friday, May 8, 2015

Seventeen Concord Music School students participated in the All State Music Festival on April 18. The All State Festival is an annual event sponsored by the New Hampshire Music Educators’ Association that brings together high-achieving music students from across the state for a culminating performance. Students participated in …

Gallery Night a success

Friday, May 8, 2015

The Center for the Arts wants to thank the New London Inn, Lake Sunapee Bank and New London Hospital for a wonderful evening of art and music at our May “First Friday Gallery Night” last Friday evening, as well as the very talented artists who participated in the …

Lombard–LeBlanc

Friday, May 8, 2015

Susan and Stephen Lombard of Northwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Marcy Lombard, to Jason LeBlanc, son of Diane and David LeBlanc of Holden, Mass. Lombard, of North Attleborough, Mass., graduated from Endicott College in 2008 with …

Wilkinson–Waterfield

Friday, May 8, 2015

Debra and George Wilkinson of Hollis, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sheena Wilkinson, to Alexander Waterfield, son of Norman and Roxanne Waterfield of Concord. Wilkinson, of Hollis, graduated from Mount Washington College with a degree in legal …

Safety building fundraiser helps

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

On behalf of the Bow Public Safety Building Supporters, I would like to thank the residents of Bow and neighboring towns for their support at our most recent pancake breakfast fundraiser on April 18. Special thanks to Mike and Debra Wayne, Charlie and Beverly Griswold, Bob Arnold, Lee …

Announcements: Apply for Arts in Health grants

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Arts in Health grants The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is accepting Arts in Health project grant applications through May 22. Not-for-profit healthcare facilities, rehabilitation centers and centers serving needs of the elderly are encouraged to …

A walk around gilford

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

C ourtney Stevens captured some signs of spring in Gilford. She submitted the photos as part of a school project. …

Concord Crier for May 3, 2015

Saturday, May 2, 2015

PENACOOK Village group to discuss rezoning, Route 3 project ∎ Penacook Village Association will hold a general membership meeting Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Beaver Meadow Golf Course Clubhouse. An agenda and directions are posted at penacook.org. Guest speakers will include Assistant City Planner Heather Shank presenting the …

Greg Grappone, a father and survivor, dies at 35

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Greg Grappone, whose family began selling cars in the region nearly 100 year ago and now owns dealerships that line Route 3A in Bow, died yesterday from complications related to a rare form of cancer. He was 35. …

Visiting the Capitol

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Sen. Kelly Ayotte met with students from Epsom Central School during its visit to Washington, D.C. last week. …