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High schools: Coe-Brown golf team breaks playoff drought

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Heading into its match at Pembroke Pines yesterday, the Coe-Brown Bears’ golf team (9-10) had one goal in mind: making the state tournament. From 2010-13, the Bears were on the outside looking in, combining for an 8-53 record, with only one win between 2011 and 2012. And the Bears delivered, shooting a 215 that was good for second place in … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Doug Champagne, Bow golf, 33, medalist in victory Nicole Benedetti, Pembroke field hockey, 2 goals in 3-2 win Jarrett Davis, MV boys’ soccer, goal, 2 assists in 3-1 win Matt LaTourette, Concord golf, medalist, even par 36 Kyle Kolehmainen, John Stark golf, medalist, 39 Maddie Cheney, Bow girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-1 win … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Charity 5K champion Matthew Bartolotti of Henniker (pictured above, left) won the Michael G. Williams Memorial Fun Run 5K with a time of 20:52. The was race organized by John Stark senior Jessie Osgood (above right) for her capstone project. Brandon Langdon, an eighth-grader at Henniker Community School, finished second with a time … 0

Concord man gets reduced sentence following outpour of courtroom support

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A 30-year-old Concord man caught selling heroin just hours after being released for the same offense was sentenced yesterday to 2½ years in prison – a much lighter punishment than the county attorney’s office had sought. In announcing his decision, Merrimack County Superior Court Judge Richard McNamara said … 0

State finishes 2014 fiscal year with a $20 million surplus, but $7 million less than planned

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The state government finished the most recent fiscal year with a surplus of $19.5 million, but fell about $7 million short of its surplus goal, according to an unaudited spending report released by the governor’s office yesterday. The … 0

Firefighters’ union endorses Kuster in 2nd Congressional District

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rep. Ann Kuster secured the endorsement of the Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire yesterday. “As our congresswoman, Annie Kuster has made it clear that she fights for the issues that matter to firefighters, and to the middle class families in our state. Our congresswoman stands up for … 0

The Insiders: Fall falliage? Watch men in colorful heels march down Main Street tonight

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Don’t look now, readers, but it’s October. That means all the leaves are about to turn a lovely shade of SO MUCH SNOW IN YOUR DRIVEWAY. Sorry, we fast forwarded a little bit there. There’s still plenty of time to enjoy the color, particularly the color of the … 0

State Employees’ Appreciation Day to be held at State House today

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The State Employees’ Association is sponsoring an event at the State House today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to show appreciation for New Hampshire public servants. The event is open to the public and will include a brief presentation at noon. Representatives of state departments and programs … 0

People for Oct. 1, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Concord Ryan Daniels is a freshman at Castleton State College in Castleton, Vt. Markell Nault is a freshman at Castleton State College in Castleton, Vt. Daniel Lawrence was named a semifinalist in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. Gilford Jacob Sykes will attend Colby-Sawyer College in New London to … 0

Letter: Parks and parking

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

I am sorry that I missed seeing the parklet created by Susanne Smith Meyer. Since the city allows spaces to be continually occupied for 48 hours on weekends, maybe next year she can put it up on Friday afternoon and take it down Sunday afternoon. I am even … 0

Letter: It’s not Boehner’s bridge

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Congresswoman Annie Kuster pushes him to fully restore money for the Sewalls Falls Bridge and the Highway Trust Fund (Monitor Local and State, Sept. 24). Poppycock. Whether, how much and when federal money is spent on the bridge is not … 8

High schools: Coe-Brown volleyball finishes sweep with a flourish

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ volleyball team needed a tremendous comeback in the third game in order to preserve a sweep over Gilford. They pulled it off, wrapping up a 3-0 victory over the Golden Eagles in Northwood last night. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Concord Crew result The Concord crew team had first-place showings from the men’s first varsity eight, men’s second varsity four, men’s novice eight, women’s second varsity eight and women’s novice four Saturday at the Waterworks Challenge Regatta. The … 0