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High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Angela Beeso, John Stark girls’ soccer, goal in 1-0 OT win Elysia Carroll, H-D girls’ volleyball, 10 aces in 3-0 win Alex Lugar, Belmont girls’ volleyball, 14 digs in 3-2 win Jackelyn Robarge, Belmont girls’ volleyball, 7 digs, 6 kills in 3-2 win …

High schools: Belmont volleyball rallies from two-set hole to beat Inter-Lakes

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Belmont girls’ volleyball trailed Inter-Lakes, two sets to none and two points away from losing the third. What could have ended as a loss in straight sets instead became a come-from-behind 3-2 victory for the Red Raiders (5-9) over a higher-ranked Lakers team (8-6), one that all but clinched a spot for …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Field hockey Division II first round No. 9 Hanover (6-7-1) at No. 8 Merrimack Valley (7-7-0), 3 p.m. head to head: MV blanked Hanover, 3-0, in late September. Notes: A 7-2 start to the season turned into a winless October for MV, but don’t read too much into that. The Pride’s last four games were against the division’s top three seeds, and Coach …

Bedford clinches top seed in Division I North with 24-16 overtime win over Concord

Saturday, October 18, 2014

BEDFORD – The script got flipped. And for the Concord High football team, that’s not a good thing. The Crimson Tide played perhaps its best game of the season last night, but unlike a year ago, when a last-second victory over Bedford clinched a playoff spot for Concord …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, October 18, 2014

JV results The Concord JV boys’ soccer team defeated Spaulding, 9-0, to improve to 11-3. Raj Bhandari scored four goals to lead the Tide offense, while Dan Detwiller scored a pair and Jack Foisey, John Weinberg and Justin Toler added single tallies. ∎ The Concord JV field hockey team …

Division I North standings

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Division I North Bedford 7-0 Manchester Memorial 5-2 Concord 5-2 Goffstown 3-3 Manchester Central 0-6 (The top two teams advance to postseason. Memorial beat Concord, 14-13, and holds the tie-breaker.) …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Cassie Carey, MV field hockey, goal in 1-0 win Emilee Harlow, Pembroke girls’ soccer, first career shutout in 3-0 win Caitlyn Keenan, Bow girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 win Sierra Schuster, Hopkinton field hockey, 2 goals in 2-1 OT win Ellie Pope, Bishop Brady girls’ soccer, 3 …

Cancer Reflections: Hope Lodge a refuge during the hard times

Saturday, October 18, 2014

My mother, Dot Parker, was diagnosed with gallbladder cancer in June 2013. I remember the look on Dr. Murphy’s face and the kindness in his voice as he told us we needed to go to Boston for another …

Meet the Merrimack County District 17 candidates

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Two candidates will be on the ballot next month to represent Merrimack County District 17, which includes Concord Ward 8 on the Heights. Incumbent Dick Patten, a Democrat, is seeking a third term. His challenger is Republican Chris …

Democrats unopposed in seven of Concord’s 15 House seats

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Democrats are running unopposed this cycle in seven of Concord’s 15 seats in the state House of Representatives. Four of those seven candidates are incumbents, and the other three will fill seats formerly held by Democrats. “I actually …

PUC takes up regulations review regarding complaint against Northern Pass, PSNH

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Prompted by a recent request from a group of power-generating companies concerned with the relationship between Northern Pass Transmission and Public Service of New Hampshire, the Public Utilities Commission will evaluate its rules governing public utilities and their affiliates. The New England Power Generators Association, a trade group …

New American citizens excited to vote in U.S. for first time

Saturday, October 18, 2014

They began the day as 80 New Hampshire residents from 39 different countries. They left a Concord courtroom as a group of new American citizens. During a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. District Court yesterday, Judge Joseph Laplante …

The Insiders: Who needs a pumpkin festival when you’ve got all this stuff to do

Saturday, October 18, 2014

If you’re not among the large group of Granite Staters heading over to the Keene Pumpkin Festival today, we have some good news for you. One is that you won’t have to worry about trying to find a place to park or deal with the massive crowd. But …