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Letter: Our broad-based tax

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

For years, the state has been claiming it does not have a broad-based tax. But it does. It’s embedded in the property tax. In 1993, the Supreme Court stated the “state constitution imposes duty on the state to provide constitutionally adequate education to every educable child in public schools and to guarantee adequate funding.” The Legislature established the statewide education property tax to fulfill its responsibility. Second, from 2010 to …

Belmont-Gilford’s Hurst named D-III hockey Player of the Year

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Brogan Hurst, a senior defenseman for the Belmont-Gilford hockey team, was named Division III Player of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to their first championship. Hurst scored eight goals with 22 assists in 18 regular-season games and established himself as the top defenseman in D-III. Teammate Caleb Drouin, a forward, earned First Team honors, while Andrew D’Amour made Second Team and James …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Youth basketball The Bow L 3/4 girls’ basketball team (pictured) won the 12th annual Deerfield Basketball Tournament, defeating Deerfield in the championship game, 16-13. Offensively, Bow (20-4) was led by Elle Pingree (eight points), Lyndsey Laperle (six) and Isabella Laperle (two). Alexandra Larrabee led the team in rebounding and played lock-down defense. Megan …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 22, 2015

College standouts Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare, a sophomore midfielder for the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team, scored four goals on four shots in the Mustangs’ 14-8 loss to Emmanuel College on Friday. ∎ Colton Ham of Webster gave the Franklin Pierce University men’s track and field team its best …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 21, 2015

College standout Concord’s Maddie Crutchfield, a freshman midfielder on the Duke University women’s lacrosse team, was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week following her performances in two Blue Devil victories. Crutchfield made a critical defensive play in the final minute of the Blue Devils’ 10-8 conference victory …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 20, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (1) capped a 22-0 season with a 55-46 win over Goffstown for the Division II title. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (2) beat Berlin-Gorham, 3-2 in overtime to claim the D-III championship. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 20, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Henniker Huskies Cold Springs RV Bantams (pictured) won the Maine March Showdown. The Huskies finished pool play with a 4-0 record, outscoring their opponents, 24-6. Nine different Huskies tallied goals during the tournament. In …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Youth hockey The Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 team defeated Chelmsford, 4-2. Zack Painchaud scored two goals, while Ethan Crandlemire and Will Shoemaker each tallied one. Painchaud, Shoemaker, Crandlemire, Derek Kelleher and Shane Riley contributed assists. Hunter Sanders played well in net. RMS Bantam 2 team tied Cambridge …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Basketball champs The Concord Boys & Girls Club 7/8 boys’ travel team completed a 27-3 season en route to capturing the Division 1 Manchester Suburban Basketball League Championship. Concord defeated Derry B&G Club, Hampstead, Goffstown in the semifinals …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Men’s hockey champs Buffalo Wild Wings defeated Cimo’s, 7-3, to claim the Capital City Hockey League championship. BWW was led by Corey Laroche’s five-goal performance as Dan Arndt and Dillon Emerson also scored. BWW goaltender Tyler Ingerson made …

Brady’s Bell, MV’s Kimball are Players of the Year as basketball All-State teams announced

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Bishop Brady’s Jourdain Bell and Merrimack Valley’s Mayson Kimball were named Division II Player of the Year in boys’ and girls’ basketball, respectively, by the New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization. Joe Vachon, after leading the Coe-Brown girls to an undefeated championship season, was named Coach of the Year …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 16, 2015

Youth hockey The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals Squirt 3 hockey team (pictured) ended its season by winning the Seacoast Hockey League S5 Tournament, defeating Oyster River, 6-2, in the final. Goals were scored by AJ Fennelly (two), Nick …

Business people for March 16, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Roger Sevigny, the New Hampshire insurance commissioner, was recently named chairman of the Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee, a policy group of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Mike and Gloria Caponera of Franklin were among those recognized as 2015 New Hampshire Heroes by the Red Cross. …