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Thanks a Million: Our town is awesome

Saturday, August 1, 2015

The Hopkinton Historical Society would like to thank the more than 600 people who came to Hopkinton Village on July 17, 18 and 19 to see Our Town, as well as the more than 70 cast members and volunteers who made it all possible. Directed by Christine Hamm, the play was staged outdoors as part of Hopkinton’s year-long 250th anniversary celebration. Below are some of the many people we would …

Thanks a Million: First aid kits help volunteer drivers

Saturday, August 1, 2015

I would like to express my sincere thanks to Convenient MD on Loudon Road for their generous donation of first aid kits to the Volunteer Driver Program, based in Concord at the Community Action Program. Jon Richardson, the manager at Convenient MD along with the nurses there put a significant amount of thought and time into assembling 30 first aid kits they donated …

Thanks a Million: ‘Service above self’

Saturday, August 1, 2015

On a beautiful summer day on July 21, 84 golfers participated in the 15th annual Rotary Club of Concord Golf Tournament at the beautiful Canterbury Woods Country Club. Over the course of the last 15 years, more than $300,000 has been raised through this event with 100 percent of the proceeds going back into the community through grants made to a wide variety …

Celebrating patriotism

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Boy Scout Troop 24 and Cub Scout Pack 23 marched and passed out candy in the Weare Patriotic Fair Parade on July 18. …

I want to ride my bicycle

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

T he Concord-Epsom Elks Lodge gave 22 local children bicycles and helmets thanks to a grant from the Elks National Foundation. Epsom police Chief Wayne Preve lead a bicycle safety course. …

People for July 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Andrew Davis was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Becker College in Worcester, Mass. Matthew Blazon was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston. Cherie O’Clair earned a bachelor’s degree in health science/nutrition …

Announcements: Learn about crime prevention

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

BARNSTEAD Night out The Barnstead Police Department will hold its first National Night Out event Aug. 4 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. behind the police department. The National Night Out movement helps to spread the message of crime prevention and police/community partnerships. The Barnstead event is free and …

Thanks a Million: Great yard sale

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

On June 27, the White Birch Seniors held a very successful yard sale, raising $5,000 that will go toward the purchase of a new bus. The weather was perfect and just about everyone who stopped by was able to find something they couldn’t live without. White Birch sends …

People for July 22, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

CONCORD Zoe Zankowski earned a bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College in Easton, Mass. Fred Osgood will celebrate his 90th birthday Wednesday in East Concord where he spent much of his life. Osgood is a World War II veteran …

People for July 21, 2015

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

WEARE Aubrey Ouellet earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt. She was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester. Bridget Sullivan earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt. She was named to the …

Birth announcement: Louis Thompson

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A son, Louis Norman Thompson, was born June 22 in Keene to Peter and Jennifer Thompson of Spofford. Grandparents include Debbi Segal Roy of Concord and Thomas Roy of Nashua. …

A Traveling dinner

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

M embers of the Bow Garden Club and their guests visited three gardens for a progressive dinner July 13. Appetizers were served at the Smiths’ house, dinner at the Gamlins’ house and dessert was shared at the Dackos’ …

Announcements: Help wanted

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Seeking help The New Hampshire Children’s Trust, the governor’s designated statewide community-based child abuse prevention agency, is seeking four new members to join its board of directors in January. The Trust is particularly interested in candidates who can bring knowledge and experience about diverse populations; who have skills …