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Police chief John LaRoche looks over the town report during the Canterbury town meeting on March 15, 2013.

(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

Canterbury police chief arrested, accused of raping teen more than a decade ago

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Canterbury police Chief John Laroche has been charged with sexually assaulting an underage teen more than a decade ago, when he was a Boscawen police officer and she was a young cadet in the department, officials said. Laroche, 44, of Concord, was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with one count of aggravated felonious sexual assault, the state attorney general’s office …

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

14U softball champs The NH Lightning 14U-Blue team ended its season with a title at the Caroline Farley Memorial Tournament, defeating the Salem White Hurricanes team, 4-3. In the championship game, Jessica Beeso hit a two-run double and Ashlee Dukette singled home the winning run, while Hannah French struck out the final two …

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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hole in one Kyle Brown shot a hole in one during the Pembroke Pines Country Club Member Guest on Saturday. Brown aced the 125-yard 16th hole. Concord CC results Will McLaughlin shot a 71 yesterday, tacking on to his 68 from Saturday, to conclude two days of spectacular play and claim the Concord Country Club Men’s Club Championship. McLaughlin’s two-day total of 1-under …

Canterbury’s ‘good old country fair’ is Saturday

Thursday, July 23, 2015

There’s nothing new, thrilling or revolutionary at the Canterbury Fair this year – and that’s exactly how organizers like it. “Same old, same old, that’s why they keep coming back,” said Lisa Carlson, chairwoman of what she calls a “good old country fair.” “That’s one of our better …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Camps/Clinics/Lessons Concord Capitols Football will hold a preseason skills and conditioning clinic every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Martin Field running until regular practices start. The clinic is free and is open to all football players, Capitols and all others, 3rd grade thru high school. The …

Leavitt surges to lead in second round of New England Amateur.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Joe Leavitt, fresh off of a runner-up finish in the State Am, took the second-round lead at the New England Amateur Championship, shooting a 5-under 67 to climb to 7 under for the tournament and take a two-stroke lead over Connecticut’s Brian Carlson at Baker Hill Golf Club. …

Canterbury Shaker Village expands exhibits in historic Dwelling House

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Most people only know the Shakers as a celibate, religious sect that loved music, made good furniture and effectively went extinct in the early 20th century. But for Funi Burdick, executive director of the Canterbury Shaker Village, the …

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 …

Gilford’s Houston tied for second after first round of N.E. Amateur

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Gilford’s Chris Houston is the top New Hampshire golfer after the first round of the New England Amateur Championship, firing a 4-under 68 at Baker Hill Golf Club to finish the afternoon tied for second behind Massachusetts’s Matt Parziale, who’s all alone at 7-under. Playing out of Laconia …

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Cal Ripken state champs State champion Suncook Valley All-Stars (pictured) is representing New Hampshire in the 12-year-old Cal Ripken New England Regional Tournament in Dedham, Mass. Suncook Valley went undefeated in both its district and state tournament. In …

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Concord Little League champs The Concord Little League 9/10 All-Stars (pictured) defeated Hooksett in the semifinals and Lamprey River in the finals to win the NH District 2 Little League Championship. Concord will play District 1 champion Goffstown …

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Babe Ruth states The Concord All-Stars stayed alive in the 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth Baseball state tournament on Saturday, beating Lamprey River, 11-0. Max Lamora, Griffin Gilbert and Jacob Knowles combined for a no-hitter, facing one batter over the minimum over six innings. Offensively, Gabe Tobin went 3-for-3 with …

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Concord City A tennis tourney Due to court conditions on Saturday, the semifinals of the City A tournament were postponed to Sunday. The singles semifinals will be played at 9 a.m. at the Bow Brook Club, with top-ranked Greg Cistulli playing George Lagos and No. 2 Andy Day …