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High Schools: Trowsdale turns up heat to secure a win for Winnisquam softball team

The first three innings had scoreless tension. The fourth inning had stealing-home excitement. And the drama carried into yesterday's final frame when Franklin, trailing by a run, put runners on second…

8 minutes ago
Concord baseball holds on in 10-9 victory over Manchester Memorial

The first five innings couldn't have gone much better for the Concord baseball team. The Crimson Tide gathered hits and runs, built an early lead and seemed poised to get out of the 45-degree and blustery…

8 minutes ago
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

JV results The Concord JV softball team defeated Manchester Memorial in five innings, 16-2. Lauren Mullen was strong in the circle and at the plate, allowing just two runs, six hits and five walks while…

9 minutes ago
Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yankees, 5-1

BOSTON - Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York,…

9 minutes ago
Blue Jackets stun Penguins, tie series at 2-2

Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno's wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory…

9 minutes ago
Mavs roll past Spurs, 113-92, even series at 1-1

Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio last night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece.…

19 minutes ago
N.H. House passes gas tax increase, sends to governor's desk

A bill aimed at paying for major transportation projects through a 4.2-cent increase in the gas tax passed the House yesterday and will now go to Gov. Maggie Hassan's desk. "I look forward to signing this…

21 minutes ago
Weare shooting report details night of botched sting

The attorney general's 44-page report released yesterday afternoon detailed the weeks and hours leading up to the Aug. 14 shooting in Weare that left a convicted drug dealer dead. Weare police officers…

21 minutes ago
Weare shooting report critical of police, but clears shooter from criminal charges

A report by the state attorney general's office released yesterday concluded the officer-involved shooting eight months ago in Weare could have been prevented, but there is not enough evidence to prove…

23 minutes ago
New Hampshire ex-priest gets jail time for thefts

A New Hampshire priest who was the former leader of one of the nation's top clergy treatment centers was sentenced yesterday to serve at least four years in prison for stealing $300,000 from a hospital,…

Apr 23
People

DUNBARTON Timothy Andrews was presented with an engraved bronze medallion to recognize his selection as a distinguished finalist for New Hampshire in the Prudential Spirit of Community awards. He is a…

Apr 23
Announcements

CONCORD Thrifty shopping The Chapter Two thrift shop at St. Paul's Episcopal Church will be open the first Sunday of each month beginning May 4 from 8:45 a.m. to noon. The shop is filled with fresh spring…

Apr 23
St. John Regional School honor roll

The following students were named to the honor roll for the third quarter at St. John Regional School: GRADE 8 PRINCIPAL'S LIST: Claire Bassi, Jamie Chitakunye, Sydney Herrington, Diana Horangic, Sarah…

Apr 23
Franklin High School honor roll

The following students were named to the honor roll for the third quarter at Franklin High School: Grade 12 High Honors: Joshua Bradley, Abigail Heath, Carter Henry, Rachal Lindley, Katrina Lindskog,…

Apr 23
'Ice-out' declared on New Hampshire's largest lake

GILFORD, N.H. (AP) - In a New Hampshire springtime tradition, "ice-out" has been declared on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Apr 23
Police: Vermont man posed as doctor to get drugs

WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) - Police in Vermont say a South Burlington man called pharmacies here and in New Hampshire and identified himself as a doctor to get prescriptions filled for a pain reliever.

Apr 23
No arrests will be made in Weare fatal shooting

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - After an eight-month investigation, New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster said Wednesday there is not enough evidence to charge a Weare police officer who authorities say shot and killed a drug suspect in August.

Apr 23
Monitor Minute: April 23, 2014

Monitor Minute Episode 148: April 23, 2014. The Monitor Minute is a daily rundown of today's top stories. Brought to you by the Concord Monitor.

Apr 23
New Hampshire House gives early OK to pay equity

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire House has given preliminary support to a bill that addresses pay equity between men and women.

Apr 23
Letter: Adult form of bullying

I think it is time to identify the real issue with the attack against the Pembroke Academy boys basketball team: It is a long-standing vendetta against the coach's father. The reality is that the…