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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Squirt 1 Gap Mountain Drilling team tied the Rochester Blackhawks, 3-3. Nick Osborne, Ben Mordarski and Owen Jones had the goals. Assists came from Modarski and Levi Jones. Evelyn Irizarry, Dillon O’Sullivan and Kiernan King also played well in front of goalie Aidan Miller. ∎ The Henniker Huskies Squirt 2 team lost to Keene Squirt 2, …

Concord police investigating possible animal cruelty

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Concord police are investigating a possible animal cruelty incident involving an adult Husky-Malamute mix that was discovered chained to a fence with a sign that read “free.” The dog was found Thursday at the dog park on Old Turnpike Road, Lt. John Thomas said in a statement. Next to it was a box of dog food. The dog is a white and …

Concord Fire Department contains two small blazes this week

Saturday, November 22, 2014

After the Concord Fire Department responded to two small fires in the past two days, Chief Dan Andrus reminded residents to exercise caution in their homes this winter. “The season is upon us,” Andrus said. “Our counsel is for people, first thing, have your heating equipment checked by a licensed contractor.” Install carbon monoxide and smoke alarms, he said, and use portable heating …

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 …

Letter: Just joy

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The holiday season is fast approaching, also known as the season of grumbling about whether or not to wish anyone a happy holiday and how to go about it. I thoroughly enjoy celebrating Christmas. I’m not a churchgoer, so I guess my celebration is more pagan in flavor. …

Letter: Thanks, District 27

Thursday, November 20, 2014

My deepest thanks to voters in Merrimack District 27 (Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7) for your continuing support and vote on Nov. 4. I am especially grateful for the help and support of friends and neighbors, those who displayed a “Gile” sign on their lawns …

PHOTOS: Cooks in training

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Children from Head 2 Toe Learning Center in Concord visited Merrimack Valley High School’s all-grades elective “food choices” class yesterday to help make garlic Parmesan pasta. …

Vote on Concord poultry processing plant tabled – again

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Concord Planning Board voted last night to postpone again a decision on a plan to build a poultry processing plant in East Concord. About 40 members of the public attended the meeting, the third on the application from Fournier Foods, which seeks to build a 5,500-square-foot plant …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Middle school result The Rundlett Middle School girls’ basketball A team fell to Hudson. Marissa Payne (nine points) and Ananya Nadeau (five points) led the offense. Carly Torrence, Helen Massah and Shrey Dua played well defensively. St. Paul’s result The St. Paul’s School girls’ varsity hockey team opened …

High school soccer All-State teams

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Twin State Lions Cup soccer games will have a distinctly local feel next summer, with eight girls and four boys from the area competing for New Hampshire when it takes on its counterparts from Vermont. Pembroke’s Kristin Kezar and Molly Hamilton, Bow’s Lilly Naimie and Lauren Scarpetti, …

The Insiders: We’re tooting our own horn – but it’s for a fantastic cause

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

We’re not usually ones to toot our own horn, which is good because neither of us has a ton of musical ability and it would probably sound like some sort of sick animal. But we can’t help but …