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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

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 …

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 …

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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 …

Letter: Debs and Sanders

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Thanks to Jonathan P. Baird for the nice profile of Eugene V. Debs (Monitor Forum, July 31). It is good to remind people today what a great crusader for social justice and human rights Debs was. We can continue his campaign for equality and justice today by supporting …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Softball results The NH Lightning 16U Black ASA softball team earned its fifth runner-up finish of the season during the 10th annual Caroline Farley Memorial Tournament in Hopkinton. The Lightning went 6-1, including a 3-0 record in pool play to earn the No. 3 seed in the elimination …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Youth basketball Bow (2-5) fell to Spartans Yellow, 68-22 in Sportszone 7th/8th-grade boys’ summer league action. Offensively, Bow was led by Cooper Larrabee (11 points) and Nick Aubrey (six points). Ben Harris and Steven Guerrette grabbed 12 rebounds apiece. Seabass Beaulieu and Brian Carter led the team in …