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Larry Page of New Brunswick, Canada, works on restoring power on White Rock Hill Road in Bow around noon on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. Page was with Gagnon Construction from Grand Falls, New Brunswick, a company that had been contracted by Unitil.

(SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff)

Downed trees, wires, power outages focus of local officials

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The snow had long stopped, but local officials needed yesterday to get a handle on the damage caused by the Thanksgiving eve snowstorm. “We got hammered with the snow. Like other places, trees came down and took out wires, and a couple of houses had tree limbs fall on them,” said Roy Fanjoy, chairman of the Webster Select Board. He …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 28, 2014

Myles Standish golf Ed Nadeau rolled in a bumpy 20-foot birdie putt in a sudden-death playoff to seal the victory for the “SharkNadeaus” in the 32nd annual Myles Standish Invitational Golf Tournament held at Beaver Meadow. The putt made winners of the team of Ed Nadeau, Mark Nadeau, John Nadeau, Rolly Soucy and Ray Persinger, who finished regulation play tied with Tom Ackerson, …

Letter: Thanks from District 9

Thursday, November 27, 2014

After a hard-fought race that ended up with one seat in a perfect tie, we would like to thank the voters of Loudon and Canterbury (Merrimack County District 9), not only for their votes, but also for their interest and attendance at the two candidate forums and several “meet and greet” venues that were hosted in the two towns. We hope to continue …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 14, 2014

Youth football champs The Bow Youth Football 7th-grade team (pictured above) defeated Gilford, 26-0, in the Granite State Football League Championship Junior Varsity division. Bow ended its season with a 9-1 record, averaging 33 points per game on …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, November 14, 2014

Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) Elisabeth Danis and Hannah Parker led the Bears to 2nd place at New Englands. 2. BOW girls’ soccer (6) A second straight D-III title, their third in five …

High school field hockey All-State teams 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Twelve area players earned First Team All-State recognition from the New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association, and two of those players were chosen for the New Hampshire Twin State Team that will take on Vermont next June. Winnisquam’s Erin McNamara was named Division III Player of the Year …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tilton School results The Tilton School varsity girls’ soccer team defeated Gould Academy, 1-0, in the NEPSAC Class D quarterfinals. The winner came with less than five minutes left in the half when Bry Clark threw a ball into Caitlin Rotonnelli, who dished it back to Clark for …

PHOTOS: Story time at Maxfield Public Library in Loudon

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Three times a week, children’s librarian Cheryl Ingerson reads two books and offers a related craft during story time at the Maxfield Public Library in Loudon. This week she read “Baby Bear Counts One” by Ashley Wolff and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Youth hockey The Concord Capitals mite travel played two games over the weekend, falling first, 6-3, to the West River Royals, but finishing with a 6-2 victory over Oyster River. In the first game, Colin Ala (two) and Dawson Fancher scored goals, while Garret Bishop played well in …

Retired Air Force colonel’s off-the-cuff Veterans Day speech steals the show

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

After the state’s top political leaders made carefully prepared remarks at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery yesterday, the guest speaker came on and stole the show, speaking from his heart with no prepared notes. Retired Air Force …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 10, 2014

Youth hockey The Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 team defeated Chelmsford, 2-1. Ethan Crandlemire and Harrison Parent scored, while Zack Painchaud, Derek Kelleher and Will Shoemaker added assists. Alex Reynolds was stellar in goal. Elijah Czysz and Shane Riley played well on defense. Men’s basketball Mihachik Builders/Kimball’s Cavern …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Youth hockey Concord’s Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 hockey team defeated Keene, 3-1. Harrison Parent scored all three goals with assists from Will Shoemaker (two) and Kyle McKinnon. Hunter Sanders stopped 28 shots in goal. Shane Riley and CJ Smethurst played well for Concord. ∎ The EPTAM Plastics Concord …

Merrimack Valley football team knocked out in first round again

Sunday, November 9, 2014

PORTSMOUTH – After making the postseason for the first time last season, the ­Merrimack Valley football team was looking to take the next step in 2014. St. Thomas made sure that didn’t happen. The Saints (8-1) pulled away with 23 unanswered points in the fourth quarter of yesterday’s …