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Concord police arrest 2 in overnight break-in

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The police have arrested two men and charged them with felonies relating to an overnight burglary at an Americana Drive home last week. Lt. Timothy O’Malley said he expects more charges to come for at least one of the suspects relating to a string of other burglaries in the city over the past two weeks. Ian Berry, 32, and Abraham … 0

Letter: Party swapping isn’t easy or common in New Hampshire

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A recent editorial stated that in New Hampshire, “party swapping is as common an occurrence as the leaves changing color” and that “devoted Democrats could have had their say in the GOP Senate Primary.” That is wrong. An affiliated voter has to decide to change parties about three months before the election. In order to switch party registration for the 2014 general election, … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Maddie Cheney, Bow girls’ soccer, 3 goals, 1 assist in 4-3 win over Belmont Austin Wheeler, Hillsboro-Deering soccer, 3 goals, 1 assist in 6-0 win Jacob Silverstein, Concord boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 4-2 win over Merrimack Cassidy Huckins, MV field hockey, assist, game-winning goal in 2-1 OT win Meagan Kissinger, Bishop Brady girls’ soccer, goal, assist in 2-1 2OT win Caitie Barrett, … 0

High schools: Cheney’s hat trick lifts Bow girls’ soccer team over Belmont

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

BELMONT – Most players wouldn’t have even attempted the shot, never mind connected on it. But Bow’s Maddie Cheney isn’t most players. With only five minutes left on the clock, Cheney unleashed a strike from 25 yards out … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

JV results The Concord JV girls’ soccer team tied Merrimack, 0-0. Goalkeeper Srilekha Nuli made 11 saves. ∎ The Concord JV boys’ soccer team defeated Merrimack, 3-2. Chris Ciolfi and Ngongo Mungeta (two) scored the goals. Will Cass played well in goal. ∎ The John Stark JV girls’ soccer team … 0

High schools: Brady boys’ soccer team shakes off frustration, ends losing streak

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

It’s been a frustrating start for the Bishop Brady boys’ soccer team. The Green Giants (2-4) have played well, yet they entered yesterday’s game against Mascoma at home with a 1-4 record and a four-game losing streak that included losses to Hopkinton (5-0) and Raymond (3-1). But Brady’s … 0

Merrimack Valley’s Niyomugabo accepts UNH’s scholarship offer

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Merrimack Valley senior quarterback Ivan Niyomugabo made an early-decision commitment to accept a scholarship to play football at the University of New Hampshire. “It was an easy decision,” Niyomugabo said last night. “I’m excited.” The 6-foot-1, 188-pound Niyomugabo also had offers from Central Connecticut State University and Saint … 0

Board will hear plans for East Concord poultry processing plant

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Litchfield farmer Steve Normanton used to process the chickens he raises on his farm himself. The work was time consuming and could detract from his time with other livestock, and Normanton said processing just 100 chickens could take days. Then, Craig Fournier came along. Fournier and his business … 1

The Insiders: Quick, follow that mayor down Main Street

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Today is the day Mayor Jim Bouley officially walks the walk. Well, he kind of has to – it’s named after him. But the Capital Area Wellness Coalition wants you to walk with him during the first annual Mayor’s Walk through downtown Concord, starting today at 9 a.m. … 0

Former Concord preschool treasurer admits to stealing thousands, doctoring records

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A former Concord preschool treasurer who was accused of embezzling more than $4,600 during her tenure pleaded guilty yesterday to theft and records tampering. Under an amended plea agreement with county prosecutors, Jennifer Hawkins, 42, of Chichester was sentenced to 12 months in jail, with all but two … 1

Hassan to nominate PUC chairwoman for one of three judicial openings

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Gov. Maggie Hassan is set to nominate Amy Ignatius, a Concord attorney and the chairwoman of the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, to fill one of two superior court vacancies. Ignatius is one of two women who will be nominated today for statewide judicial openings, the governor’s office … 0

Concord Crier

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

PENACOOK Public library offering backpack, book program ∎ Erik Ray Gustafson, Montana bluesman, will perform at the Penacook Village Farmers Market tomorrow, which runs 4-6:30 p.m. at the Rolfe House, 11 Penacook St. Info: penacook.org. ∎ The Concord Public Library is offering a free backpack to any Concord or Penacook … 0

People for Sept. 15, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

CONCORD Lisa Marie Lavalliere earned a bachelor’s degree in radiologic sciences from the College of Health Sciences and Human Services, Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas. John Bryck was named a semifinalist in the 2015 National Merit … 0