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Concord’s ‘Arpy’ Saunders remembered

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Concord attorney Arpiar “Arpy” Saunders was a veteran of the noontime running group that met at the Concord YMCA. It was there, in the men’s locker room, where he recruited the team of attorneys who went on to challenge the state over inequities in school funding that became known as the Claremont cases. Saunders died Tuesday at the age of 72. He is remembered both for his high-profile legal work and his kind, friendly personality. “Arpy was just so important to that litigation in planning strategies, deciding how to pursue different matters, trying to negotiate,” said Andru Volinsky. After speaking with Saunders at the YMCA, …

Former Brown dean whose group won Nobel Prize dies

Thursday, November 20, 2014

David Greer, a doctor who co-founded a group that won the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize for working to prevent nuclear war and who helped transform the medical school at Brown University, has died. He was 89. Greer was a founding director of the Nobel-winning International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. He …

Give office items to Donation Depot for nonprofits

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Depot accepting office supplies for nonprofits Donation Depot, a nonprofit organization in Concord, is accepting donations for the benefit of area nonprofits by donation only. Items Donation Depot collects include office-related items such as office chairs, desks, office supplies and school items. The group is not able to collect household items or appliances. To schedule an appointment to make a donation to Donation …

Five generations

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Legendary ‘Washington Post’ editor Bradlee dies at 93

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Benjamin Bradlee, who presided over the Washington Post newsroom for 26 years and guided the Post’s transformation into one of the world’s leading newspapers, died yester at his home in Washington, D.C., of natural causes. He was 93. …


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 …


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 …


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 …