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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hole in one Kyle Brown shot a hole in one during the Pembroke Pines Country Club Member Guest on Saturday. Brown aced the 125-yard 16th hole. Concord CC results Will McLaughlin shot a 71 yesterday, tacking on to his 68 from Saturday, to conclude two days of spectacular play and claim the Concord Country Club Men’s Club Championship. McLaughlin’s two-day total of 1-under 139 was seven shots clear of runner-up …

Sanders calls on New Hampshire crowds to be part of his ‘political revolution’

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Four months ago, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders still was on the fence about whether he should jump into the race. His misgivings, he told a crowd of about 300 packed into Franklin’s Bessie Rowell Community Center on Sunday, had to do with whether he could raise enough money to compete with the …

People for Aug. 3, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Brett Power earned a bachelor’s degree of music in sound recording technology from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Marissa Bohlman was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. DUNBARTON Meghan Casey earned a doctorate in physical therapy from Franklin Pierce University. EPSOM William Coyne was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Concord City A tennis tourney Due to court conditions on Saturday, the semifinals of the City A tournament were postponed to Sunday. The singles semifinals will be played at 9 a.m. at the Bow Brook Club, with top-ranked Greg Cistulli playing George Lagos and No. 2 Andy Day …

Town Crier for July 19, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Allenstown Check out upcoming penny and indoor yard sales ∎ St. John the Baptist Church is planning its annual Penny Sale, and members will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall at 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ An Indoor Yard Sale will be held …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 17, 2015

Softball champs The New Hampshire Comets 10U softball team won the Turn 2 Invitational in Bow, defeating NP Velocity, 5-1, Northeast Hurricanes, 8-0, and Methuen Rangers, 2-0, during pool play. In the elimination round, the Comets defeated the …

Christie takes questions at Franklin town hall meeting

Friday, July 17, 2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told those who came to his town hall meeting in Franklin that if they wanted to ask questions, there was no need to write them down – just don’t shout them out. But …

Feds charge Franklin man with sextortion, hacking

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Federal authorities say a 21-year-old Franklin man hacked the social media, email and shopping accounts of several girls then used threats to get the girls to send him sexually explicit photos. Ryan Vallee is charged with taking control of the girls’ email, Facebook and Instagram accounts and threatening …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Babe Ruth champs The Twin Rivers Babe Ruth all-star team went 4-0 in pool play of the District C 15U Babe Ruth Tournament in Bedford this past weekend to win the championship. Players and coaches pictured: front row …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Softball champions The Concord FairPoint Pioneers U8 softball team (pictured) of the Capital Area Babe Ruth League won the state tournament last weekend in Barrington, capping an undefeated season (16-0) in all-star games. Pictured: (back row, l-r) coaches …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Softball champs The NH Lady Cannons won the NSA Summer Slam Jamboree last weekend in Dracut, Mass. The Cannons went 7-0, outscoring their opponents 60-14. The Cannons got outstanding pitching from Alexis Palmisano and Becca Ackerson. On Sunday …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 13, 2015

Baseball champs The Concord 13U All-Stars went undefeated in district play, capturing the championship and qualifying for the state tournament with a 9-8 win over Monadnock. In the finals, the Capital Squad was led by Adrian Kennedy (three …

Letter: Decision belongs to the people

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

I believe the United States has become a judiciocracy. People have always debated whether we are a republic or a democracy, but that question is now moot with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding gay marriage. The issue of whether gay marriage should have been legalized is a …