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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 …

Town Crier for July 12, 2015

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Allenstown Meetinghouse holds fun activities for 200th year ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold a professional physical therapy service with Katie Archer on Monday at 11:15 a.m., and she will share some healthy ideas. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ The 200th Anniversary of the restored Old …

Weare releases details of $260,000 settlement with disgruntled former sergeant

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Former Weare police sergeant Joe Kelley, who oversaw a deadly drug bust in 2013, will be paid $260,000 after settling a lawsuit with the town claiming he was wrongfully terminated. Kelley was fired by the department that year amid allegations that he falsified documents after the bust, which …

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Youth track The Concord Flyers competed in an open meet in Manchester on Thursday. Nine-year-old Margaret Sheehan finished first in the 100 and 400, as did 10-year-old Tyler Harrington. Kelsey Mayer, 11, was first in the 100. Twelve-year-olds Sarah Degler grabbed second in both the 100 and 400, …

Authorities continue to withhold names of crash victims, even as one is laid to rest

Friday, July 10, 2015

A week after the death of a Dunbarton teen in a car crash that severely injured two others, authorities are refusing to identify anyone involved in the crash. State police Sgt. Steven Wheeler on Friday once again declined …

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Friday, July 10, 2015

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals (7-3) defeated AB Athletics of Nashua, 7-5, in NEIBL action. Derek Goldrick’s two-run homer in the fifth gave the Nationals a 6-5 lead. Tyler Keim’s RBI single added an insurance run. Keim struck out the side for the save in his one inning …

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Concord Recreation Concord Recreation will hold soccer registrations for fall soccer for ages 4-6 and grades 1 and 2. Non-residents may register for Soccer Fun-damentals and Division I. Division II and III are for Concord/Penacook residents only. Fall soccer will run from Sept. 12 to mid-October. Registrations made …

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

USA Climbing divisional championships Three members of the Team Evo youth rock climbing team will be moving on to the USA SCS Nationals at Stone Summit Kennesaw in Georgia from Thursday through Sunday. Nate Milliken and Grant Dreffer, both of Concord, and Chloe LaBerge of Pepperell, Mass., all …

Hundreds turn out for memorial ride in honor of Trevor Gonyer

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

As the sun shone through the clouds Tuesday night, loud trucks and motorcycles revved their engines along Route 114 in Weare. One by one, they pulled out of Lanctot’s Grocers parking lot – the starting point for a …

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Monday, July 6, 2015

xxxx xxxxxx. Tryouts/registrations Bow Soccer Club fall registration is now open. Local athletes may sign up for U6-U16 teams for boys and girls. Visit bowsoccerclub.com to register. Capital City Vipers football and cheer program signup dates are Wednesday at Penacook Elementary School 5-8 p.m. and July 25 at …

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Sunday, July 5, 2015

Softball champs The 12U Capital Area All-Stars won the Babe Ruth Softball District 2 All-Star Championship, played over the weekend in Hopkinton, by going 5-0 in the tournament, earning wins over Suncook, Hopkinton and Lakes Region. Players on …