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High schools: Merrimack Valley stays up in standings with win over Kingswood

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

With the regular season coming to a close at the end of the week, the Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team is looking towards the playoffs. The Pride (13-4) guaranteed itself a top six seed in the Division II tournament with a 81-58 victory over Kingswood (0-17). The winless Knights kept it close early on with MV leading 23-15 after the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division I first round No. 16 Concord (3-15) at No. 1 Bedford (16-2), 7 p.m. Head to head: Bedford topped Concord, 53-25, in the season opener. Notes: Concord knows it’s got quite a challenge on its hands, taking on a team that’s lost just two regular-season games the last two seasons. In the early-season meeting, Concord stayed within striking distance through …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Youth basketball champs The 7/8 grade division 1 boys’ Concord Boy’s & Girl’s Club team (above) defeated the Bow Wildcats, 48-37, to capture the Bow Athletic Club Tournament Championship. Concord was led by MVP Eric Sullivan (13 points, 11 rebounds, five steals) and Janvier Ahishakiye (10 points). Sullivan and Ahishakiye were both named …

Ayotte, Shaheen call for House to take up ‘clean’ DHS funding bill

Monday, March 2, 2015

Congress narrowly avoided a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security by passing a one-week funding bill Friday, as reported by the Associated Press. Now, though, the clock is ticking as a new funding deadline approaches at …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Youth hockey The EPTAM Plastics Concord Capitals Peewee 3 hockey team capped off an undefeated Granite State League Tier IV season. In the semifinals, they beat Hanover, 2-1, behind goals from Noah Lewis and Ben Marceau. Cortland Miller, …

Downtown: Concord Homeless Resource Center plans move to North Main Street

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Martin Murray can’t seem to catch a break. Murray, 55, has applied for more than 400 jobs since he lost his sales position in 2013, to no avail. He wakes up every morning in the basement shelter at …

February misses record cold in Concord by 0.1 degrees

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Last month will go down as the second-coldest February in Concord’s recorded history. If not for the sunny afternoon Saturday, it could have been the absolute coldest. A group of meteorologists for the National Weather Service in Gray, …

Police: Habitual offender arrested after swerving at 109 mph in Bow

Sunday, March 1, 2015

A Manchester man previously convicted of driving while intoxicated was arrested and charged with the same offense after he was seen driving 109 mph on Interstate 93 in Bow yesterday, the police said. Tommie Campbell, 38, was charged …

High schools: Brady-Trinity girls beat Concord, earn higher seed for playoff rematch

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Bishop Brady-Trinity Coach Dan Earley was worried about this matchup. Anything can happen when two rivals play, especially when the rival in question is the Concord girls’ hockey team. “(Concord is) 10 times better than they were at …

Winnisquam’s Mills, Concord’s Tarwo win wrestling titles; Tide finishes second as a team

Sunday, March 1, 2015

NASHUA – As he played through pain during this football season, Winnisquam’s Richie Mills wasn’t sure he would be able to wrestle this winter. He had compartment syndrome in his lower leg – too much muscle, which caused …

Concord boys’ hockey team earns No. 3 seed, gives coach 400th win

Sunday, March 1, 2015

One team was playing for respect, the other team for the third seed in the upcoming state tournament. And though both teams couldn’t win, they both got what they wanted. Bishop Brady, already mathematically eliminated from postseason contention, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 1, 2015

JV results The Coe-Brown Northwood Academy girls’ JV basketball team (pictured) concluded a perfect 18-0 season with Friday’s 48-18 victory at Kennett. Leading scorers included Shannon Riley and Catie Langdon with nine points each, followed by Haley Dunn …

Concord to decide where – and if – medical marijuana facilities would be located in city

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Bill Eldridge wants to sell pot in Concord, and the city council could help him do it. Eldridge is a board member of Wellness Connection, one of the 14 nonprofits that has applied to open a marijuana treatment center in New Hampshire. While Eldridge waits for the state …