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Letter: So much for transparency

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Last week was celebrated as Sunshine Week to reflect the need for government to be open and accountable. This newspaper did a great analysis of state and local responses to requests for information. This past week also was the second consecutive year that the Obama administration set a record for censoring government files or denying access to them under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act. The Washington Post and the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning tomorrow for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be held at Bishop Brady High on consecutive Sundays with the exception of Easter weekend, when they’ll be held on Saturday (April 4). Skill levels are: Little ballers (K-inexperienced 3rd-graders) from …

Maple Weekend is statewide event

Friday, March 27, 2015

New Hampshire’s annual Maple Weekend is the last weekend in March, March 28 and 29, 2015. Sugar shacks across the state are holding open houses and events for the occasion. For information about the event, visit nhmapleproducers.com. …

Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team stays perfect in advancing to D-II championship

Friday, March 13, 2015

MANCHESTER – When the buzzer sounded on their 39-32 Division II girls’ basketball semifinal win last night, the Bears hardly flinched. There was no screaming or hugging for top-seeded Coe-Brown after it beat No. 5 Pembroke Academy, just …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (4) will look to cap an undefeated season in tomorrow’s Division II championship game. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (5) is the top seed and favorite in tomorrow’s D-III final against No. 2 Berlin-Gorham. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 13, 2015

YMCA family night The Concord Family YMCA will be hosting Fun Family Friday March 20 from 5:15-7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per family with a dinner followed by gym games, pool activities and the climbing wall. Sign up at the front desk by noon Thursday . You don’t …

Bow: Public safety building bond narrowly defeated

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Bow residents narrowly voted down the bond for the proposed public safety facility last night, but voters will have a second chance to approve it this year. Once the vote count showed that the bond was just eight …

People for March 12, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

ANDOVER Rebecca Lance was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Emmanuel College in Boston. BELMONT Nicole Derosia was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Elmira College in Elmira, N.Y. She is a sophomore. BOSCAWEN Courtney O’Keefe was named to the …

John Stark-Hopkinton hockey team’s valiant comeback goes for naught

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A third consecutive trip to the Division III boys’ hockey final wasn’t in the cards for No. 2 John Stark-Hopkinton last night. Not that the Generals didn’t make it close, or exciting, or memorable in their 6-5 semifinal …

D’Amour won’t be denied, sends Belmont-Gilford hockey to D-III title game

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Andrew D’Amour lay in a heap by the boards, hands clasped tightly around his knee. For a short while, it looked like the Belmont-Gilford hockey team would have to survive its deadlocked semifinal with Kennett – and maybe …

Nelson’s saves, Orcutt’s goal send Concord into title game with 2OT win

Thursday, March 12, 2015

MANCHESTER – Instant classic. There aren’t enough superlatives to describe last night’s Division I hockey semifinal between No. 3 Concord and No. 2 Pinkerton. Two overtimes. A goalie playing on another planet. Pinged posts. Near misses. And finally …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, March 12, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ basketball Division II semifinals At Southern NH Univ. No. 5 Pembroke (15-5) vs. No. 1 Coe-Brown (20-0), 8 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pembroke topped No. 12 Windham, 58-38, and No. 13 St. Thomas, 56-40. Coe-Brown ousted No. 16 Hollis-Brookline, 58-40, and No. 9 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Twin State Baseball Classic After an 11-year hiatus, the Twin State Baseball Classic, featuring many of the top high school seniors from Vermont and New Hampshire, will return to the diamond. Originally held from 1983 to 2004, the renewal of Twin State Baseball Classic will take place at …