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Former Weare assistant: Chief fired me for my disability and hired a woman he had an affair with

Saturday, August 29, 2015

In the course of one month in the spring of 2014, a six-year employee of the Weare Police Department and former assistant to then-Chief John Velleca accidentally called the chief by his first name, was interrogated about a heart attack she suffered years earlier, was commanded to resign, and was ultimately fired because of her disability, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday. Dawn Wheeler, who was hired …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 29, 2015

T.J. Hennessey, Belmont boys’ soccer, 4 goals in 5-2 win Jayson Cleveland, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 overtime win Pano Galatas, H-D boys’ soccer, 2 goals in a 4-1 win Ellie Pope, Concord girls’ soccer, 2 goals and an assist in 4-2 win Heather Sefton, Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 win Bridgette Winters, H-D girls’ soccer, 3 goals …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

JV results The John Stark girls’ JV soccer team defeated Sanborn, 5-0. John Stark maintained possession throughout the game and had a constant barrage of shots and crosses to give the Generals the advantage. Quianna Willard and Becca McLaughlin scored in the first half and Rachael Keon, Willard and Lexi Knapton scored in the second half. Goalie Ali L’Heareaux was strong in net. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Franklin coaching openings The Franklin School District has the following coaching openings: certified athletic trainer for fall sports; JV boys’ basketball and assistant track and field at the high school level; and A and B boys’ basketball and baseball at the middle school level. Candidates should mail application, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Golf results Pete Annon and Mike Gallant set the early pace, later matched by Jim Steenbeke and Victor Racicot, with better-ball scores of 8-under par 62 to win Sunday’s event at Concord Country Club. Five teams tied for third at 63. Coaches needed Pittsfield Middle High School needs …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Golf results Bill Ennis and Bill Varnell won the Fourball competition at Concord Country Club. They teamed for an 8-under par round of 62. Bob Rougier and Fred Hast came second with a round of 64. Andy Jalbert and Nancy Rheinhardt tied for first place in the Match …

Town Crier for Aug. 16, 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Allenstown Games abound at Pow-Wow ∎ The Allenstown Town Clerk and Tax Collector’s window will be open Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold a hearing health presentation by Beltone New England on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sunset League champs Century 21 earned the Sunset League title, defeating Grappone, 3-1, in the best-of-five series. ∎ Grappone won the first game, 3-1. Jon Clary threw a six-hitter to earn the win on the mound, while Jack Yvars had an RBI single to break a scoreless tie. Century …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 14, 2015

Youth basketball In Wednesday night’s 5th- and 6th-grade girls’ Sportszone summer basketball action, Bow fell to Derry, 27-18, but beat Pelham, 25-5. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (15 points), Isabella LaPerle (six points), Catherine Windsor (five points) and Jess Chamberlin (four points). Leading rebounders were Anne …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Canterbury Woods CC golf Canterbury Woods held both its women’s and men’s club championships last weekend. Winners in the women’s championship flight were Beth Hamilton (first gross, 152) and Mindy Williams (second gross, 174), and Lise Swacha (first net, 141) and Barb Beers (second net, 142). Women’s first …

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 …

Community snapshots: Vaudeville starlets

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A bby Burke, Christina Petriel, Hailey Kaliscik, Rose Kosciuszek, Bowen Ledy and Summer Giroux will star in “The Audition of Lifetime!” produced by the Weare/Henniker Theatre Camp. The show will run Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at …

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 …