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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 23, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Joe Graffy made eight saves as the Brandeis men’s soccer team defeated Amherst, 1-0 (6-5 on PKs) to advance to the Division III Tournament quarterfinals. It was Graffy’s 15th shutout of the season. ∎ Tiffany Lewis of Hillsboro had 11 rebounds to help the Plymouth State women’s basketball team to a 62-56 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Richard …

Announcements for Nov. 24, 2014

Sunday, November 23, 2014

CONCORD Fit Friday Jeremy’s Bootcamp, 153 Manchester St., will donate proceeds from classes Friday to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Concord. All are welcome to participate by donating any amount of money to take part in a Bootcamp class. The goal is to raise $2,620 (the length of a marathon is 26.2 miles), which will cover the weekly vacation fee for …

Ray Duckler: A man with clean morals, values and clothing

Sunday, November 23, 2014

When I looked into the background of the late Jay Rosenfield, something didn’t jibe. Two of his children are physicians, one is a retired doctor, one is a lawyer and another co-founded a giant energy consulting company. Rosenfield, meanwhile, graduated from Dartmouth College and MIT. So how did he make his name, his …

Final pound-for-pound fall high school rankings

Friday, November 21, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) First in Division II, first at the Meet of Champions, second in New England and No. 1 here. 2. BOW GOLF (3) The three-time Division III champs haven’t …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 21, 2014

Tilton School result The Tilton School boys’ basketball team (3-0) defeated Spire Institute, 97-57. Six Rams scored in double figures – Franklin Porter (20 points), Brett Hanson (16), Connor O’Neill (16), Terance Mann (14), Anthony Green (10) and Sarju Patel (10). Mann and Hanson paced the team with …

Concord event marks day for remembering those who lost their lives because of their gender identity

Thursday, November 20, 2014

They were hoping to send a simple message: We’re here for you. The team at the Concord Feminist Health Center was pleasantly surprised, then, when more than 40 people heeded their invitation to a candlelight vigil for Transgender …

Concord’s ‘Arpy’ Saunders remembered

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Concord attorney Arpiar “Arpy” Saunders was a veteran of the noontime running group that met at the Concord YMCA. It was there, in the men’s locker room, where he recruited the team of attorneys who went on to …

The Insiders: The Tall Granite Big Band is debuting this weekend – and it’s for a good cause

Thursday, November 20, 2014

If 17 musicians get together and no one is there to hear them play, do they make a sound? We’d assume so, but how could we really ever know – especially if each one was sworn to secrecy? Good thing all of you can prevent us from having …

CRIMELINE: Concord police looking for suspect in iPhone theft

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Concord police have asked for help in locating a man they believe stole a late-model iPhone from the Sunoco gas station on Loudon Road. The theft was reported at 1 p.m. on Oct. 22., Lt. Timothy O’Malley said in a statement. An employee said he left the …

Concord judge delays conviction in church-linked molestation case

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A former Concord man with ties to Trinity Baptist Church was found guilty yesterday of molesting his stepdaughter decades ago – but his conviction has been put on hold following a last-minute request to amend the charges. Daniel Leaf, 55, of Tilton had been indicted in Merrimack County …

Annual Christmas parade set for tomorrow

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The annual Christmas parade on the Heights will take place at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow. Participants will form at the New Hampshire Department of Transportation parking lot on Hazen Drive at 8 a.m. The parade route will run down Hazen Drive, then east on Loudon Road to the end …

New reps learn rules of New Hampshire House

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Choose your words carefully on the House floor. Always read the speaker’s note in the weekly House calendar (and don’t ask the clerk to advertise your daughter’s Girl Scout cookie sale in said calendar). Know that you are …

Letter: Back in time

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Regarding the Supreme Court decision in the matter of Citizens United and the recent election, if money does indeed equal free speech, then some people have a much louder voice than others. Much louder. And while we’re on the subject of elections, since the U.S. Senate has flipped …