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The Concord Little League 9- and 10-year-old Little League team won the state championship Tuesday over Goffstown, claiming its second straight title. The team, coached by Tom Philbrick will be traveling to Cranston, R.I., Aug. 7 to compete in the Eastern Regional tournament. (Photo by Lauren Caldwell)

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Softball runner-up The 14U NH Comets Blue softball team finished runner-up in the Nor’Easter Classic tournament this past weekend. The Comets defeated the New England Vipers, 12-0, the Maine Thunder 15-4, the Lightning Gold, 6-5, and the Comets Red, 5-0, before falling to the Wachusett Stars, 5-0, in the championship. The team consisted of coaches Jeff Dusseault, Jim Stevens, Dan …

Weare Police Department becomes nationally accredited

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Weare Police Department is now a nationally accredited organization. On July 25, the department received its accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., also known as CALEA. The commission is an organization created by national law enforcement agencies to set national standards for police departments, and going through it is the only way a department can become accredited. …

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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 …

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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 …

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, …

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Sunday, July 26, 2015

Golf results Dave Mattson and Tom Bell won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club with a score of 61. DJ Knapton and Mattson tied for second place with Jeff Towle and Dave Perry, both teams shooting a 63. Knapton and Bell took third place with …

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Golf result David Prusia, Bill Leber, Craig Sherwell and Gerry Williams placed first in the Mojalaki Senior League event. Wally Strauch, Ed Vigneault, Walter Kulacz and Dave Merwin took second. Al Robertson, John Walker, Nick Pirog and Larry Potter took third. Gil Lambert, George Ewing, Richard Brewster and …

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Golf result Dick Baxter and George Shelton won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club shooting a score of 59. Second place went to Bob Granger and Tony Hartigan with a 61, while Steve Murphy and Kevin Hobbs tied Jon Lang and Jay Salamy for third …

Former speaker O’Brien won’t run for re-election, moving on to head tech company

Friday, July 24, 2015

As former House speaker and five-term state Rep. Bill O’Brien looks toward a future outside the State House, his colleagues say he’ll be remembered as a straightforward leader who didn’t compromise his principles. The Mont Vernon Republican and …

Thanks a Million: Play on

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Weare School Board offers their appreciation and thanks to the scores of volunteers who turned out over the weekend of July 19 to help build a new state-of-the-art playground with fitness component on the campus of the Weare Middle School. Parents, grandparents, young, old, male, female all …

It takes a village

Thursday, July 23, 2015

More than 100 community volunteers pitched in to construct the new playground at Weare Middle School over three days. “It really does take a village to educate a child or complete a community project,” said Weare School District …

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Camps/Clinics/Lessons Concord Capitols Football will hold a preseason skills and conditioning clinic every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Martin Field running until regular practices start. The clinic is free and is open to all football players, Capitols and all others, 3rd grade thru high school. The …

Leavitt surges to lead in second round of New England Amateur.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Joe Leavitt, fresh off of a runner-up finish in the State Am, took the second-round lead at the New England Amateur Championship, shooting a 5-under 67 to climb to 7 under for the tournament and take a two-stroke lead over Connecticut’s Brian Carlson at Baker Hill Golf Club. …