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Merrimack Valley SD: Washington Street School not for sale

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Washington Street School in Penacook is officially off the market. In response to an unsolicited offer from the Penacook Community Center to buy the building, Merrimack Valley School District officials have drafted a position paper that says the building is an important asset that will not be sold. “It’s not that we don’t respect and feel like we’re a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Learn to play hockey Tri-Town Ice Arena is accepting registrations for its Learn to Play Hockey Program that runs Dec. 10-Feb. 28 (no classes on 12/24, 12/31, 1/3 and 2/14). The program includes 20 classes, meeting Wednesdays at 530 p.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. Cost is $159. Call 485-1100 to register. For information, visit tri-townicearena.com. Teams Needed Concord Boys & Girls Club …

The Insiders: Burn your Turkey Day calories before you consume them with a four-mile crab walk (or run, if it’s what you’re comfortable with)

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

We can probably take a pretty good stab at what your afternoon is going to look like today. It will most likely include the four Fs: football, feasting, fighting with family and food coma. There is the possibility to add a fifth F, if you’d like – four miles. Why not burn off those Thanksgiving calories before you consume them with the 16th …

Dimitri’s Pizza prepares, delivers turkey dinner

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Pizzas, calzones, sandwiches and salads are the usual fare at Dimitri’s Pizza Restaurant in Contoocook. But this week, turkey, butternut squash and mashed potatoes are also taking up space in the pizzeria’s kitchen. Dimitri Tsihlis, one of the …

Announcements for Nov. 27, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

CONCORD Black Friday adoptions The Pope Memorial SPCA is offering pet adoptions at a 50 percent reduced fee tomorrow and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Visit popememorialspca.org or call 856-8756. CONCORD For the birds Satisfy the nature lovers and bird enthusiasts on your holiday shopping list and …

Thousands without power in Concord, around New Hampshire

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thousands of New Hampshire homes and businesses are without power as the first snowstorm of the winter barrels into the region. As of 5 p.m., Unitil is reporting almost 3,600 Concord area customers are without power, about 12 percent of the company’s customers in the area. Several outage …

Announcements for Nov. 28

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

CONCORD Unusual ornaments Beginning Dec. 2, there will be a Giving Tree on the main floor of the Concord Public Library decorated with book ornaments. Each ornament has a specific dollar value. Purchase an ornament and the proceeds raised will be used toward fines that some of our …

Announcements for Nov. 25, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

GILFORD Tree lighting On Sunday, the First Sunday of Advent, at 6 p.m., Gilford Community Church, 19 Potter Hill Road, will present its annual Christmas tree lighting service with worship, an outdoor tree lighting, singing of Christmas carols and light refreshments. All in the community are invited to …

Letter: Local food, locals sources

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

This is in response to the brewing opinions in regard to the Fournier Foods processing plant. It seems to me after observing the process for some time that some of us take a prejudicial view and overlook the contribution that growth makes to our communities. I believe that …

Rymes Propane buys Fred Fuller Oil Company, starts deliveries immediately

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

There were times, even yesterday just hours before a judge signed the paperwork, when John Rymes doubted his offer to buy beleaguered Fred Fuller Oil Co. would become reality. “It’s been a roller coaster. Who needs Six Flags?” he said yesterday after the deal was finalized. Rymes, vice …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Local standouts Hillsboro’s Tiffany Lewis scored 11 points in the Plymouth State University women’s basketball team’s 67-52 loss to Castleton State. Lewis connected on 7 of her 8 free-throw attempts. ∎ Bishop Brady graduate Riselly Deoleo shot 5-for-11 from the field for 10 points as the Wentworth women’s basketball …

The Insiders: The food coma can wait; stop by the “Fez”tival of Trees first

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

One of our favorite Thanksgiving week traditions that doesn’t involve stuffing our faces with delicious grub or entering into an extended food coma is the annual “Fez”tival of Trees at the Bektash Shrine Center at 189 Pembroke Road (although there are refreshments available, so the food coma could …

PHOTOS: Food donations in Concord

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Volunteers from the New Hampshire Motor Speedway and employees of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Concord unloaded boxes of food at the Boys & Girls Club on Bradley Street in Concord yesterday morning. Food for 400 …