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Merrimack Valley Middle School Honors

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The following students earned honors in the third trimester at Merrimack Valley Middle School: Grade 8 Principal’s list: Ellie Acquilano, Dylan Babonis, John Barger, Jack Becker, Grace Blecharczyk, Elizabeth Brannigan Mock, Justis Brown, Katheryn Campbell, Nicole Carter, Sarah Carter, Kelsea Chadbourne, Tricia Corneau, Kaitlyn Covell, Arthur Coy, Shayla Craigue, Ashley Daniels, Colleen Easler, Lily Evans, Ojashwi Giri, Hannah Gordon, Griffin … 0

Letter: Seeds of terrorism

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Raymond Close and I were born in Beirut and grew up together in Lebanon as sons of professors at the American University. Close has been employed by the U.S. government in Middle Eastern affairs for his entire working life. He has this to say about the seeds of terrorism: “If you take land and houses and personal freedoms away from individuals, and if … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Local golf Duston Country Club held its two-day guest tournament this weekend. For the men, Mike Zack and Austin Fox placed first with a net score of 78 and were followed by Tom Flanagan and Al Appel (78), John Holbrook and Matt Holbrook (79), Jon Routon and Bill Gould (81) and Jeff Chandler and Colin Abbott (81). Jim Schoch and Geoff Martin won … 0

Inmate witness in Edic trial makes appeal to victim’s mother

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Prosecutors in the second-degree murder trial of William Edic continued to build their case yesterday, calling yet another alleged eyewitness to the 2010 prison attack that led to the death of Anthony “Tony” Renzzulla. But on the fourth … 0

Concord hearing gives the public a chance to comment on EPA Clean Power Plan

Monday, July 28, 2014

Because of climate change, New Hampshire’s moose population is struggling – fighting a longer tick season and higher quantities of parasites – and over the past decade it has declined more than 40 percent, said Eric Orff, a New Hampshire wildlife biologist. That’s why Orff said he supports … 3

NHTI cuts 14 positions to close $3 million shortfall

Monday, July 28, 2014

NHTI has cut its workforce by 14 positions and trimmed other expenses to close an expected budget gap of about $3 million, in a move that has been sharply derided by faculty. The expected 2015 budget gap announced yesterday is the result of increased expenses, primarily for payroll … 1

Judicial branch to offer e-filing in 2 courts

Monday, July 28, 2014

The New Hampshire Judicial Branch will begin pilot programs this week to push small claims courts toward going paperless. Officials said small claims courts in Concord and Plymouth will switch to electronic filing and processing tomorrow. The goal is to have all 32 small claims courts statewide go … 0

Melissa Cappucci and Seth Lamontagne

Monday, July 28, 2014

Melissa Cappucci and Seth Lamontagne were married June 20 in Rindge. Pastor David Bezanson of Hope in Christ Church of Chichester performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father and mother parents. Aubrey … 0

Macauley-King

Monday, July 28, 2014

Tricia Macauley and Ethan King were married June 28 in Bow. Gerri King, mother of the groom, performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride, daughter of Harvey Macauley and Caryn Macauley of Pittsfield and Sang Yon Kim of Camarillo, … 0

Mr. and Mrs. King

Monday, July 28, 2014

Gerri and Ron King of Concord recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 28, 1964. The couple’s son, Ethan King, honored them by marrying Tricia Macauley on the same day. The couples enjoyed a double … 0

White-Mostue

Monday, July 28, 2014

Bethany White and Sam Mostue were married June 21 at Duston Country Club in Hopkinton. The Rev. Gordon Crouch of the First Church of Hopkinton performed the double-ring ceremony. Kate Van Vorst was maid of honor. Katryn Belanger, … 0

Mr. and Mrs. Brigham

Monday, July 28, 2014

Joe and Cathy Brigham of Bow recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 6, 1964, in Plymouth, Mass. The couple has three children, Terri Stutzman of Scituate, Mass., Leigh Ellen Watt of Bow, and Greg Brigham of Norwich, Conn. The couple has four grandchildren, Dellene, … 0

Local dancers perform in New York City

Monday, July 28, 2014

Students from Turning Point Center of Dance of Pembroke, under the direction of Lisa Drouin Goff, performed in New York City at the Statue of Liberty on June 27. The dancers, ages 9 to 16, performed excerpts from … 0