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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning today for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be held at Bishop Brady High on consecutive Sundays with the exception of Easter weekend, when they’ll be held on Saturday (April 4). Skill levels are: Little ballers …

Ray Duckler: What a long, strange trip it’s been

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Bom Bahadur Rai and his family, Bhutanese refugees searching for a home, pushed through the glass doors at 11:15 a.m., the last passengers off the plane. They moved in a single file, a father, a mother, a son, a daughter, all expressionless, the low hum and squeak of a nearby luggage carousel breaking …

Running group has built camaraderie, pressed through the brutal winter months

Sunday, March 29, 2015

There are runners who log hundreds of road miles from April through November and then move indoors, to sweat out the cold remaining months on a strip of spinning black rubber. There are others who simply shelve their sneakers at the first sign of winter. And then there are the members of the …

PHOTOS: SouperFest 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

SouperFest, a community event to benefit the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness, took place at Rundlett Middle School in Concord yesterday. Families enjoyed carnival games, bouncy houses, live music and, of course, soup. Over fifteen different soups were …

The Insiders: Didjeridoo - there, we said it. Now go listen to it

Saturday, March 28, 2015

We could write all kinds of words about today’s Tom Chapin appearance at the Capitol Center for the Arts, but how about just one? Didjeridoo. What’s that? We’re not entirely sure, but we think it’s a funky musical instrument that hopefully makes noises that are as fun to …

Concord Crier for March 29, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

PENACOOK Ask an engineer questions about Route 3 road project ∎ City Engineer Ed Roberge will meet with Penacook residents to review the last phase of the Route 3 construction project Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Penacook Elementary School cafeteria. This phase of the project will cover Village …

Announcements: Bereavement support counseling

Saturday, March 28, 2015

LACONIA Bereavement support Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is offering free seven-week bereavement support groups in two locations beginning in April. One group will meet in Laconia on Thursdays and the other group will meet in Wolfeboro on Tuesdays. Support groups give people the opportunity to discuss …

Festival to benefit Concord Coalition to End Homelessness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The Concord Coalition to End Homelessness will host an expanded SouperFest this year to raise money and awareness for its cause. The event will begin at 1 p.m. today at Rundlett Middle School in Concord. From 1 to 4 p.m., parents and children can enjoy inflatables, cup-stacking demonstrations, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning tomorrow for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be held at Bishop Brady High on consecutive Sundays with the exception of Easter weekend, when …

Letter: Optional services?

Friday, March 27, 2015

Imagine being unable to get out of bed, shower or dress. These basic tasks are essential. So why is this support no longer being funded? Earlier this month, the House Finance Division III Committee voted to no longer fund “optional services” in the state Medicaid program. Unfortunately, this …

Letter: Well done

Friday, March 27, 2015

Thank you, Clay Wirestone, for taking the time to fact check Rep. Bill O’Brien’s malicious comments about Margaret Sanger. Too often people accept ranting and drivel as the truth or simply shrug their shoulders. It takes courage and energy to confront lies. Thank you, Mr. Wirestone, for yours. …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 27, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (6) beat all comers at the NH Series Coaches Races and dominated its sport like no other team. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ BASKETBALL (1) lived up to the preseason hype with a 22-0 record and a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 27, 2015

603 Elite basketball 603 Elite will be holding spring-session basketball workouts at New England College every Saturday starting April 4 and running six weeks through May 9. Boys and girls in grades 6-12 are invited to come work on their game. Girls’ sessions will be from 10 a.m.-noon, …