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Announcements: Ride the waves of history

Saturday, August 29, 2015

CONCORD New exhibit “Riding the Waves of History,” a special exhibit by guest curator Danielle Blanchette on the adventures of the Granite State’s John Cooperider, administrative assistant to four secretaries of the U.S. Navy during NASA’s creation, opens at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center on Sept. 12 with a 2 p.m. reception. Visitors will be able to meet Cooperider and Blanchette and view images and artifacts from Cooperider’s 20-year career with …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basketball champions The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Concord recently held its men’s summer league championship games. In the A Division championship game, East Concord Grass Roots (pictured, left) completed an undefeated season defeating New Heights Roofing, 93-70. ECGR was led by Jimmy Thorpe (31 points), Coleton Neely (26 points) and Jackson …

Town Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Allenstown Volunteers needed to help at the community table ∎ The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Suncook Business Park off Route 28 on Lavoie Drive. For more …

People for Aug. 13, 2015

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

NEW LONDON Kate Kozain was named to the dean’s list at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. She is a neuroscience major. PEMBROKE Alycia Abbott, daughter of Sylvia and Brownlo Abbott Jr., was named to the dean’s list for …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Youth basketball In 7th- and 8th-grade boys’ basketball action in the Sportszone summer league, Bow (2-7) lost its last game of the season to Team Tritto, 40-33. Offensively, Bow was led by Ben Harris (16 points), Nick Kyah (six points), Matt Cardarelli (six points) and Brian Carter (five …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

USEF runner-up Merrimack Valley Middle School eighth grader Jordan Wicklund and her pony, Ferdinand, placed second in the Medium Pony Hunter Over Fences at the USEF National Pony Finals in Lexington, Ky. over the weekend. Coaches needed John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for …

People for Aug. 11, 2015

Monday, August 10, 2015

CONCORD Kimberly Gosselin was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. Jessica Groleau was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. Marissa Hall was named to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Golf results For the second straight year, Nashua Country Club defeated Concord Country Club in their annual Interclub Match. Concord held a 4½-3½ lead after Saturday’s Fourball matches. After a nip-and-tuck start, Nashua won seven of the last eight singles matches to pull away to a 14½-9½ victory. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Equestrian elite Concord’s Amy Cohen and Boscawen’s Jordan Wicklund both were awarded sportsmanship ribbons at the U.S. Equestrian Federation’s Pony Finals in Lexington, Ky., on Monday. Both girls competed in the medium pony hunters category, Cohen with her …

A decade after Suncook River disaster, frustration remains

Saturday, August 8, 2015

The way Tom Baumeister sees it, the state is responsible for its land. In this case, the state land is a sand pit, and whenever there’s a flood, giant mounds of sand are deposited in his yard along …

Town Crier for Aug. 9, 2015

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Allenstown Town Clerk window closed ∎ The town clerk and tax collector’s window will be closed Monday through Thursday. The other functions of town hall will be open during the normally scheduled hours. The town clerk and tax collector will reopen Aug. 17. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Comets softball teams take titles The New Hampshire Comets 12U Blue softball team went 6-0 and outscored its opponents 63-7 to win the Nor’Easters Classic, the team’s fifth tournament championship of the summer. The Comets were led offensively …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 7, 2015

Golf results Kevin Hobbs and Will Brunkhorst won the Two-Ball Best Ball event on Thursday at Concord Country Club, shooting a score of 60. Behind them were four teams shooting 61 including: Don Young and Tony Hartigan, Steve Murphy and Will Brunkhorst, Jon Lang and Jay Salamy, and …