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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. The win pulls the Bears (6-2) into a tie for fourth place in the conference with the Golden Eagles (6-2). The Bears’ … 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 event was held at Lake Massabasic in Manchester, where eight New Hampshire area crew teams … 0

Deering bird survives world’s first-ever falcon cataract surgery

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

With a huff, and a puff, and a cock of her head to the side, Banner the lanner falcon announced yesterday at 4 p.m. that yes, she had made it through her surgery just fine, thank you. Would everyone please stop staring at her now? Banner, who belongs to Jim and Nancy Cowan … 1

As American Legions fizzle, the new school pops

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Last week was a busy one for Bob Blodgett, a 79-year-old whose service spanned five decades. He spent eight hours repairing the floor at Epsom’s American Legion hall. He then turned around and prepared a chicken dinner for … 0

Supporters walk for Concord High School Principal Gene Connolly, raise more than $15,000 for ALS research

Saturday, September 27, 2014

They came from the classrooms at Concord High School, from the school’s administrative offices and the teachers’ lounge. They came from college campuses, returning to their alma mater for the afternoon. They came from neighboring towns, from the … 1

As Epsom campground faces auction, residents face eviction

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Several families who expected to be staying at Circle 9 Ranch in Epsom this winter are scrambling to find new housing after a foreclosure at the $1.1 million, 144-site campground and RV park. Norm Gentry, who has owned the property since 2002, owes more than $111,000 in property … 0

The Insiders: Concord continues its reign as king of all walks with today’s MS Journey of Hope

Saturday, September 27, 2014

We consider Concord the international pace-setter in several categories. Hair salons. Law offices. General John Stark statues. But it’s also becoming the world’s pre-eminent locale for walks. Official walks, we mean. The first official Mayor’s Walk was less … 1

Letter: A rash decision

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Reading about the city’s decision to remove features and other enhancements made by area youth at the city skateboard park left me scratching my head. I imagine skateboarders – looking to innovate, being creatively inspired by others and longing for a challenge but without a place to call … 1

Ray Duckler: State trooper honored for bravery under fire

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Trooper Chris Storm knew there was trouble when he heard the dead bolt unlock. Ca-chunk. The apartment door swung open and the man inside started shooting, forcing Storm and a Dover police officer to run for their lives … 1

Concord names Osgood permanent chief of police

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Bradley Osgood has been appointed chief of police in Concord. The announcement, made this afternoon by City Manager Tom Aspell, comes nine months after Osgood took over the department in an interim role following the retirement of former Chief John Duval. The city considered about 35 qualified applicants … 1

Rail trail ceremonies planned for today, next week

Saturday, September 27, 2014

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held this morning at the first section of a new rail trail in Warner, the first piece of a long-term project that seeks to build a trail through five towns. “The grand vision is someday we’re able to re-establish 33 miles worth of … 0

The Insiders: Become a detective like you read about at the library today

Saturday, September 27, 2014

If you’ve watched as many episodes of Law and Order as we have, you know certain things about the criminal justice process: Suspects love weaving recklessly through back alleys, major case breakthroughs usually follow dramatic violin interludes, and every couple of seasons you have to hire a new … 0

High schools: Bow field hockey team goes to OT to beat rival Bishop Brady

Saturday, September 27, 2014

After dropping its first two games to start the season, the Bishop Brady High girls’ field hockey team rebounded in a big way, winning its next four games. Bow also won four straight after failing to win its opener. Having shaken off sluggish starts, the two met yesterday … 0