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Pittsfield

Town Crier for March 29, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Allenstown Help plan History Day event ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will celebrate Easter on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with egg decorating. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Suncook Business Park off Route 28 on Lavoie Drive. They will discuss the April 15 History Day event, which will be open to the public from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall. For …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning tomorrow for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be held at Bishop Brady High on consecutive Sundays with the exception of Easter weekend, when they’ll be held on Saturday (April 4). Skill levels are: Little ballers (K-inexperienced 3rd-graders) from …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 27, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (6) beat all comers at the NH Series Coaches Races and dominated its sport like no other team. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ BASKETBALL (1) lived up to the preseason hype with a 22-0 record and a Division II championship. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (5) didn’t lose a race in …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Youth basketball Bow defeated Hudson, 47-20, in the Manchester Suburban League Division I 5th/6th-grade boys’ basketball playoffs. Matthew Lamy (12 points, 22 rebounds), Nicholas McGovern (11 points, 22 rebounds) and Shaun Lover (11 points) led the offense. Alex Boisvert had a great game off the bench and Evan …

Letter: Cowards or just stupid?

Saturday, March 7, 2015

In the past year, Eric Holder called us “a nation of cowards.” John Gruber said the White House thinks “the American people are stupid.” Recently the media and Fox News are trying to understand why the White House will not call ISIS what it really is: “Islamic terrorists.” …

Pittsfield: Town employees’ contract would catch up on four years without raise

Saturday, March 7, 2015

At Pittsfield’s town meeting, voters will have a chance to weigh in on a slightly increased operating budget, a new contract for town employees and a proposal to adopt Floral Park cemetery, which technically isn’t owned by the town. Town Administrator Mike Williams said he expects those articles …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, March 7, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ hockey Division I quarterfinals No. 6 St. Thomas (10-8-0) at No. 3 Concord (13-4-1), 5:30 p.m. Head to head: Concord shut out the Saints, 2-0, just 10 days ago. Notes: There won’t be many surprises, since the teams faced off in the final …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Youth basketball In Concord Parks & Recreation 7th/8th grade boys’ basketball semifinal action, the White Knights defeated the Red Team, 28-20. Steven West and Christian Waldron led the Knights with eight points apiece. Nikolai Bofinger and Andrew Champagne anchored the defense. For the Red Team, Tommy Martin led …

Pittsfield: Building inspector ouster petition goes to vote

Saturday, March 7, 2015

A group of petitioners is trying to throw out Pittsfield’s building inspector, accusing him of giving would-be builders a hard time. Dan Schroth, a veteran in the art of the town meeting petition, authored an article that asks …

Pittsfield Middle School wins video contest

Friday, March 6, 2015

Pittsfield Middle School placed third in the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? video contest sponsored by the Division of Economic Development and the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Gov. Maggie Hassan announced the winners via video in February. Fairground Middle School in Nashua placed first and won the …

High schools: Hopkinton boys upended by Gilford in second round

Friday, March 6, 2015

GILFORD – Hopkinton had three goals before last night’s playoff game – hold No. 8 Gilford to 40 points, shoot 25 free throws and outrebound the Golden Eagles. The ninth-seeded Hawks reached one of those goals, but one …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, March 6, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ hockey Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Concord (10-8-0) at No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (12-6-0), 7:30 p.m. H ead to head: Brady-Trinity swept the regular-season series, winning 6-1 in December and 6-2 just six days ago. Notes: A look at the two regular-season results …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 6, 2015

Unified result Bow lost to Hollis-Brookline, 38-30, in the first round of the Unified Division I basketball tournament. Jack Rich had 16 points to lead the way for the Falcons, while Zach Jukoski played well defensively and chipped in with four points. J.J. Chern, James Petzold, Christian Robison, …