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Thanks A Million: A fantastic show at the Whittaker Place

Thursday, September 3, 2015

‘Mother Goose Rocks, produced by Kim Marshall, activities director of The John H. Whittaker Place, provided a thoroughly unique and hysterical theatrical experience with the residents on Aug. 25. The acting was endearing, costumes were superb and the music provided by Mark Stanzler rocked the house! Smiles and laughter were shared by everyone and completely contagious. An experience I am …

Announcements: Skate like a pro

Thursday, September 3, 2015

TILTON Skate on Whether you are an old pro who wants to keep up your skills or you’ve never put on skates before, try skating at the Tilton School Ice Arena on Monday nights from 6 to 7 p.m. The first session of Magic Glades Figure Skating Club begins Sept. 21 in Tilton. Tuition is $80 for a six-week session. There are two …

People for Sept. 2, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Emma Keogh will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. DEERFIELD Connor Kukla will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. DUNBARTON Samuel Shearin will attend Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn. GILFORD Caitlin Houston will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. HILLSBORO Hannah Murdough will attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. NEWBURY Tucker Santoro …

High schools: Coe-Brown boys take first, girls second in cross country opener

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Coe-Brown boys’ and girls’ cross country teams rested most of their top runners but still came away with strong results in the Bears’ season-opening meet on their home course Wednesday. The Coe-Brown boys won the five-team meet, placing six runners in the top 11 and totaling 35 …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sarah Dupuis, Coe-Brown girls’ cross country, 1st in 5-team meet Nick Grimbilas, Bishop Brady golf, medalist in Brady win Ryan Oliver, Coe-Brown golf, co-medalist in Coe-Brown win Jesse Demers, MV golf, co-medalist …

Concord football team ready to answer preseason questions

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A new quarterback. New receivers. Mostly new offensive and defensive lines. The unknowns are plenty this season for the Concord High football team. What to make of this new-look Tide? New starting quarterback and tri-captain Jake Lewis may …

Division II football preview: Father-son combo at coach and quarterback look to turn around John Stark

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Rod McQuarrie is the new man in charge at John Stark Regional High School, and he’s bringing a new offense with him. If the Generals’ new football coach needs to talk to his quarterback to help guide him …

Division III football preview: Talented teams will try to bring order to chaos

Thursday, September 3, 2015

As Bow was rolling through a perfect regular season scoring more than 40 points a game and giving up just 2.9 per contest, it seemed like the Falcons were a lock to win the Division III football championship. …

Former Concord man pleads guilty in racist graffiti case, receives one-year jail sentence

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The messages were erased years ago, their bitter words scraped off, painted over, the clapboard sidings on which they were scrawled restored. But for the families inside, they lingered as terrifying reminders of the lives they once fled …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 3, 2015

JV result The Kearsarge JV field hockey team lost to Newport in its home opener, 3-2. Kearsarge goals were scored by Katie Emery and Audrey Kenyon. Sophomore Lydia Pinard had a standout game as goalkeeper. Freshman result The Concord freshman boys’ soccer team lost to Manchester Central in …

Letter: Both sides lose

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Owen Labrie trial has certainly captured headlines, and it is so surreal that it is getting the coverage it’s getting. Being an inmate at the state prison, I’ve also endured a very public case and can sympathize with what both sides are going through. In the end, …

Letter: Hard to believe

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Since all St. Paul’s faculty are required to live on-site at the school, I am finding the claim of no knowledge of the “senior salute” incredible. A lawsuit might bring some needed changes. A pain in the wallet has done it for companies convicted of wrongdoings. CAROL DOWNING …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Gavin Knight, Pittsfield boys’ soccer, sophomore goaltender earns shutout in first varsity start Hunter Ledoux, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ soccer, one goal and two assists in 6-0 win Mara Grady, Hillsboro-Deering girls’ soccer, three goals in 13-0 win Emma Caveney, Bishop Brady field hockey, 17 saves in first half of …