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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Little League state tournament The Concord 9/10-year-old Little League team beat Goffstown, 5-2, on the first day of the state tournament at Blake Marston Field in Bedford. Brooks Craigue (5.2 IP, 6 Ks) kept Goffstown scoreless for much of the game. Concord scored four runs in the third inning, with Moses Carr and Ryan Philbrick both blasting triples. Isiah Robles was Concord’s most productive player, scoring runs in both the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 27, 2015

Javelin champion Concord’s Buzz Gagne won the gold medal Sunday in the javelin at the 2015 USATF Masters National Championship held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. Gagne threw 166-11 in the 65-69 age group for his 10th National Masters Championship. Duston CC golf Duston Country Club held its two-day member/guest tournament this weekend. Jeff Hicks and Kevin Rand won …

Town Crier for July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Allenstown Senior activities canceled ∎ Suncook Senior Center will have no activities after lunch from Monday to Friday because the church will host the vacation bible school. ∎ Bone Builders will be Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m., taught by the seniors to help build bone strength. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ Remember, those who are going on the Scarborough, Maine, trip with …

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 …

Hopkinton to put on community production of Wilder’s ‘Our Town’

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Christine Hamm may not have an extensive background in theater, but when it comes to Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, she’s an expert. The play, which Wilder wrote while at the MacDowell Colony artist retreat in Peterborough and for …

Letter: Budget veto was right call

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

I want to express my appreciation to Gov. Hassan for standing up against a Republican budget that risks our state’s financial health, both now and well into the future, with reckless tax cuts primarily benefiting big corporations and budgeting gimmicks. I also want to recognize my own state …

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 …

People for July 14, 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015

HOOKSETT Danielle Souza was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga. HOPKINTON Mary Hardenberg will attend the University of Virginia. Eric Hauschild will attend SUNY College of Environmental Science …

Hopkinton’s new public works director has nearly two decades of experience with the town

Monday, July 13, 2015

After an eight-week search, Hopkinton has a new public works director, and he is no stranger to town. Dan Blanchette has worked for the department for nearly 15 years, and he put in four years at the town’s transfer station before that. “He’s someone who’s known in town, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 13, 2015

Concord ‘A’ tennis The city ‘A’ singles tennis tournament will start Monday at the Bow Brook Club. Top-seeded players Greg Cistulli (first), Andy Day (second), Ron Lafond (third) and Mark Blaisdell have first-round byes, while the first matches will be Jeff Siegel vs. Amir Alic (4 p.m.), PJ …

Mielcarz’s return a story to follow as State Am heads to historic Bretton Woods

Monday, July 13, 2015

The New Hampshire Golf Association will be holding the 112th State Amateur Championship at a course from the history books, and the most decorated golfer in state am history will be coming out of retirement to play on it. Concord’s Bob Mielcarz, the nine-time state am champ, will …

UNH honors

Sunday, July 12, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. ALLENSTOWN Devin Bernard​, Erin Mahoney, Jonathan Martin, ​Alexandra Reade, Katherine Loiselle ANDOVER Meredith Cline, Kyle Wiley, Emily Young, Madalyn Pfeifer BARNSTEAD Briana Cusson, Haley Farnham, Crystal Labrecque, …