Lsno/fog
26°
Lsno/fog
Hi 34° | Lo 12°

Concord

High schools: Hopkinton boys, Concord girls impress at Capitol Regional Nordic race

Friday, January 30, 2015

Race one of the NH Coaches Series went in the books on Saturday, and the Hopkinton boys’ Nordic team found itself in an unusual spot – out of the lead, back in sixth, and behind a local team in Concord, no less. The Hawks weren’t happy, and rather than shake off their performance like the snow off their skis, they …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, January 30, 2015

Trevor Hunt, Belmont boys’ basketball, 26 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks in 70-42 win Chay Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 7 points, 26 rebounds in 48-45 loss Madison Langan, Winnisquam girls basketball, 14 points, 14 rebounds in 58-34 loss Owen Kanter, Hopkinton boys’ Nordic skiing, first place with time of 10:58 Sarah Nadeau, Hopkinton girls’ Nordic skiing, first place with …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 30, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (3) The Crimson Tide bested every team in the state at the NH Coaches Series race on Saturday. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (1) Undefeated matchup tonight: Coe-Brown (9-0) at Milford (8-0). 3. JOHN STARK-HOPKINTON BOYS’ HOCKEY (5) Three wins in five days (combined score of 25-5) moved the Generals to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, January 30, 2015

Freshmen results The Concord freshman girls’ basketball team defeated Bedford, 49-28. Ashley Kelley led the offense with 22 points, eight rebounds and six steals, while Catherine Reynolds led the defense with 14 steals. Jada Duvert and Caitlin Kelley rebounded well for the Crimson Tide (7-0). Middle school results …

Trial for alleged child rapist ends in mistrial after witness statement

Friday, January 30, 2015

The trial of Macario Sanchez ended in a mistrial Wednesday after the alleged victim’s mother testified that he has been imprisoned recently, his attorney said yesterday. The trial has been rescheduled for March in Merrimack County Superior Court. Sanchez, a 35-year-old Hooksett man who is accused of sexually …

Former Concord city councilor DelloIacono pleads guilty to drunk driving, license revoked for two years

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A former Concord city councilor has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated earlier this month, an episode that ended with him flipping his truck with two young children inside. Michael DelloIacono, 40, of Church Street, pleaded guilty Monday …

Merrimack Valley School Board proposes $39 million budget, a 0.63 percent decrease

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Merrimack Valley School Board has proposed a $39.04 million budget for fiscal year 2015. The budget, a 0.63 percent decrease from the current year, was criticized by some of the 50 people at a public hearing last night in Penacook. To fund the spending program, the district …

The Insiders: Celebrate Flashback Friday with Beethoven at the Music School

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Just like those Folgers coffee commercials (remember when those were a thing??!!), we’ve secretly replaced the “B” in #FBF (flashback Friday) with Beethoven this evening. That’s about as flashbacky as you can get! Pianist Gregg Pauley is presenting the fifth of nine concerts in his Beethoven Project tonight …

Hassan names 2015 “A Year of STEM”

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan proclaimed 2015 as “A Year of STEM” yesterday morning, fulfilling a recommendation from the STEM Task Force. “As we designate this year as the year of STEM, it brings ongoing attention to the importance of STEM education in the state and it allows us in …

As N.H. storm cleanup continues, state determining cost of response

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The snowstorm that swept through New Hampshire this week triggered an extremely rare closure of toll booths on the state’s turnpikes. About 16,500 vehicles passed through toll booths during the storm, costing the state $14,000 in toll revenue, according to the Department of Transportation. A statewide DOT response …

Remembering Challenger explosion 29 years later

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Yesterday marked the 29th anniversary of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, which killed all seven crew members, including New Hampshire teacher Christa McAuliffe. The shuttle exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Jan. 28, 1986. McAuliffe was a social studies teacher at Concord …

High schools: Pembroke too much for Concord in first D-I matchup between schools since 2004

Thursday, January 29, 2015

PEMBROKE – The Concord High and Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball teams have squared off in the Capital Area Holiday Tournament on several occasions in the last 10 years, but last night marked the first time since 2004 the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Indoor soccer champs Fieldhouse Sports in Bow announced its champions in the following fall indoor soccer divisions: Blue Storm (U12 Girls Division A), Shaker Road School (U12 Girls Division B), Hopkinton SC (U12 Boys), Preti Flaherty (U14 Girls), …