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‘Kearsarge 2, Hillsboro-Deering 1’

Saturday, September 1, 2012

‘ The Hillcats (2-1) surrendered two early goals due to sloppy defense, but picked up their game in the final half only to come up shorthanded after the Cougar defense stood tall. Kearsarge (1-1) built its lead with goals from Jacob Donovan (13 minute) and Andrew VanHooydonk (26th minute). H-D cut the lead to one just three minutes into the second half as Andrew Hudson finished off a Josh Gould … 0

‘Good candidate for Hillsboro, Antrim’

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

‘ I write to endorse the reelection of Rep. Marjorie Porter to a second term in the New Hampshire House, representing Antrim, Hillsboro and Windsor. For the past two years, Porter has been a voice of reason and common sense in a Legislature that has often seemed to be badly off track. Her biweekly newspaper articles have given folks a candid and sometimes … 0

Official quits amid secrecy

Thursday, August 2, 2012

‘ The Hillsboro selectmen spent more than $46,000 in legal fees for an investigation of their town administrator that led to his resignation last month, according to the selectmen. The investigation report about John Stetser’s job performance will remain private as part of Stetser’s resignation agreement, which the selectmen accepted last month. While the selectmen said they hope the town will now move … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Little League All-Star champs The Concord Little League 9-10-year-old all-star team defeated Portsmouth, 4-2, to win the NH District 2 championship. Undefeated Concord will face NH District 1 champion Windham in the state finals. Team members (pictured above) … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Youth softball The Capital Area Babe Ruth U12 All-Star team, consisting of players from Concord, Merrimack Valley and Hopkinton, won the District 2 U12 championship by defeating the Central NH All-Stars 2-1 in a best-of-three format. Capital Area won the first game, 2-0, behind the outstanding pitching of … 0

Letter: A question of existence

Saturday, July 12, 2014

When did the Supreme Court prove the existence of God? Like beauty is in the eye of the beholder, God is in the minds and hearts of the faithful. That doesn’t prove he exists. Since religion takes everything on faith, it is impossible to prove God’s existence one … 25

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Golf results The team of Asa Stoykovich, Jordan Dustin, Tim Pitman and William Scrivens (pictured, l-r, with Coach and Counselor Samantha Reed) scrambled to a 3-under par 33 and defeated the team of Jeremiah Barry, Stenny Kula, Ben … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 11, 2014

Tournament champions The Concord Cannons Prospects 16U baseball team (pictured above) improved to 20-6 thanks to three consecutive tournament championships. The Cannons won the War at the Shore tournament in Lyme, Conn.; the Franklin Pierce Invitational in Rindge; … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 10, 2014

District tourney baseball Concord defeated Merrimack, 14-4, in pool-play action of the Concord Babe Ruth League 14-year-old district tournament. The Concord offense was led by Ryan Tessier (two hits, double), Sal Rinaldi (three RBI), Noah Giffard (two hits) and Gavin Moody (two hits). John Taranovich and Steven Drewes … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Concord City A tennis Three of the top four seeds were upset in quarterfinals singles action in the Concord City A Tennis Tournament at Bow Brook yesterday. Teddy Pince defeated top-seeded Mark Blaisdell, 6-2 and 6-4; Greg Cistulli defeated second-seeded Ron Lafond, 6-4 and 7-5; Kevin Phelps defeated … 0

Book Lovers Club holds successful book drive

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Members of the Hillsboro-Deering Middle School Book Lovers Club organized a book drive for New Hampshire homeless shelters this spring and exceeded their collection goal. The students aimed to collect 200 books in two weeks and collected 275. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Youth baseball The Weare Nationals defeated the Nashua Chiefs, 9-5, in NEIBL action. Tyler Gamache went 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBI, two runs and a stolen base. CJ Coughlin went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base. Ryan Thompson went 1-for-2 with an RBI, run … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Golf results Ed Dalton and Ken Feldman took low honors in the Best Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club yesterday with a round of 10-under par 60. Bob Granger partnered with Ron Landry and Chuck Catcher with rounds of 61 and 62, respectively. Pete Annon and Quinn Hogan … 0