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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 24, 2014

State champions The Concord Little League 9-10-year-old all-stars (above) won the state championship in with a 3-2 victory over Monadnock on Tuesday. Concord will travel to Rhode Island beginning Aug. 1 to represent New Hampshire in the Eastern Regional Tournament. Concord players are: Ryan Philbrick, Brooks Craigue, Austin Hazzard, Noah Brent, Jamie Bruns, Kalan Gaudreault, Isaiah Robles, Max Grant, Cam … 0

Front window broken at House of India in Concord

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Concord police are investigating who or what shattered a front window at House of India restaurant Tuesday night. Sgt. Mike Guarino said an officer responded to a report of broken glass at the Pleasant Street restaurant about 10:15 p.m. “We’re just trying to determine whether this was intentional or an accident,” Guarino said. Owner Gurcharan Singh said the staff had closed the … 0

PHOTOS: Picking flowers at Apple Hill Farm in Concord

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

With the sun high overhead, three workers with bare feet plucked bright splotches of color from rows of plants at Apple Hill Farm in Concord on Wednesday, dropping stems in buckets of water to keep them fresh amid the high temperatures that offered only a sporadic breeze. “I’d still rather be outside than … 0

The Insiders: You’re invited to Batman’s birthday party at Red River Theatres

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Batman is like James Bond in that he’s not actually a thing (sorry, spoiler alert). But also in the fact that in both instances, different generations identify with different leading men. When it comes to the Caped Crusader, viewers of a certain age – a group the Insider … 0

Separate civil case against Rymes Propane & Oil moves forward in state court

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

While one local oil company considers refiling its dismissed civil suit against Rymes Propane & Oil, a second similar case is making its way through state court. A federal district court judge recently dismissed a case brought against Rymes by Johnny Prescott & Son Oil Co., but a … 0

With loophole in bylaws, New Hampshire Young Democrats endorse Dan Feltes for state senate

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The New Hampshire Young Democrats group has endorsed Concord attorney Dan Feltes in the primary race for the District 15 state Senate seat. Feltes, 35, is competing with Concord School Board member Kass Ardinger to replace outgoing state Sen. Sylvia Larsen, who has held the seat for 20 … 3

PHOTOS: Russian ballet master visits Concord

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Over and over, Valery Lantratov strode to the front of a group of young ballet dancers, performed a combination of movements and offered corrections in a Russian accent as the girls tried to emulate the Moscow-based master. It … 0

Announcements

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

CONCORD Surprise! Concord Hospital Trust will host an Evening en Blanc, a mass “chic picnic” at a surprise location on Aug. 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. Based on the popular Diner en Blanc launched in Paris, diners arrive dressed all in white with their own well-stocked picnic … 0

CATCH Housing celebrates 25th anniversary

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

CATCH Neighborhood Housing celebrated its 25th anniversary June 17 at Bektash Shriner’s Hall in Concord. Over 200 people attended, including founding and current board members, current residents of CATCH properties, donors, volunteers, community members and friends. CATCH is … 0

Thanks a million

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

CRVNA appreciation The family of Peggy-Ann Reid would like to thank all of the wonderful nurses, LNAs and staff of the CRVNA community hospice program for the patient and loving home care provided to her during her illness. Jenn, Kendra and Missy, please accept our heartfelt and eternal … 0

Letter: Obama’s unlawful orders

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

When we read about and see the crisis on our southern border, it should bring into focus the writings of noted liberal historian Arthur Schlesinger, who outlined the “extreme danger to liberty posed by lawless executive overreach.” He was writing at the time of Richard Nixon. In our … 6

Letter: Ardinger is a steady voice

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

I know Kass Ardinger will work hard on behalf of her constituents in particular and for the state in general. She will be thoughtful about what comes before the Senate and will look ahead to accomplish the best outcomes. Her work on behalf of hungry families and her … 0

Letter: Feltes has my vote

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

As an attorney working primarily in the area of health law and as a small business owner, I will gladly cast my vote for Dan Feltes for state senator of District 15 on Sept. 9. Dan appreciates that providing access to health care is critical to economic growth … 1