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Today at 01:23AM
High schools:

The Concord High baseball team has spent the first five games of the season looking for an identity and some consistency. Game six provided some clarification. The Crimson Tide traveled to Merrimack yesterday…

Today at 01:15AM
Concord's Skinner taking his football talents north of the border

The name on the front of his jersey will change only slightly, but the challenge in front of him will change drastically. Kris Skinner will being going from Concord to Concordia, signing his Letter of…

Today at 01:08AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Indoor soccer champs Hopkinton won the U19 girls' division indoor soccer championship at Fieldhouse Sports. After a 2-1 win in the semifinals, Hopkinton went on to the final and defeated Pembroke, 3-2.…

Today at 01:07AM
Celtics' rebuilding project still strong despite opening round sweep

BOSTON - The reconstruction of the Boston Celtics is ahead of schedule. Being swept in the first round can't brush away that reality. The Celtics were a long shot to even reach the playoffs in a season…

Today at 01:07AM
Celtics center Kelly Olynyk, Cavs guard J.R. Smith suspended

The NBA suspended Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith two games without pay and Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game for their roles in separate incidents during a playoff game. The NBA announced the suspensions…

Today at 01:07AM
Headlines from around the world in sports

NBA Cavs' Love out next series with dislocated shoulder CLEVELAND - Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss at least the team's next playoff series with a dislocated left shoulder, a damaging blow to…

Today at 01:07AM
Capitals eliminate Islanders; Lightning forces Game 7 against Red Wings

WASHINGTON - The precocious Russian forward drafted in the first round by the Washington Capitals finally delivered a breathtaking, winning goal in a Game 7. No, not Alex Ovechkin - Evgeny Kuznetsov. Skating…

Today at 01:07AM
Red Sox rally against Blue Jays, walk off with 6-5 win

BOSTON - Mookie Betts hit a game-ending RBI single to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays last night. Pablo Sandoval homered for the second straight day for Boston, hitting…

Today at 01:07AM
Fisher Cats quiet Thunder with 8-3 win

Dwight Smith Jr. and Ryan Schimpf each drove in three runs to back strong starting pitching by Casey Lawrence as the New Hampshire Fisher Cats topped the Trenton Thunder, 8-3, last night. Lawrence (1-3)…

Today at 01:07AM
Bucks avoid elimination with Game 5 win over Bulls; Nets clip Hawks in OT

Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and Milwaukee avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over Chicago last night in Game 5 of their first-round…

Apr 26
A look at Wade Miley's first four starts with the Red Sox

In his first season with the Red Sox, Wade Miley has an 8.62 ERA through his first four starts. 4/10 vs. Yankees 5.1 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 ER, no decision 4/15 vs. Nationals 2.1 IP, 5 H, 3 BB, 7 ER, loss …

Apr 26
Wild, Canadiens both clinch first-round series wins

Zach Parise scored twice, including a shorthanded, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the…

Apr 26
Pirates avoid elimination, force Game 6 with Monarchs

Francis Wathier scored the game-winning goal with two seconds left in regulation, helping the Portland Pirates stave off elimination with a 3-2 victory yesterday over the Manchester Monarchs and force…

Apr 26
Fisher Cats shut down by Binghamton, 3-0

Three Binghamton pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout as the Mets salvaged the final game of a four-game series with a 3-0 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats yesterday. John Gant (1-1) gave…

Apr 26
Business people for April 27, 2015

Brian Cregg was honored by the Concord Police Department as the police officer of the year. Dianne LeBlanc, a police dispatcher, was honored by the Concord Police Department as the civilian employee…

Apr 26
Business notes for April 27, 2015

Northeast Credit Union received three Diamond Awards from the Credit Union National Association Marketing and Business Development Council at the association's annual conference in March. UNH Manchester…

Apr 26
Lean year for New England cod ahead as shutdown looms

Catch limits set to take effect this week will take a bite out of an industry that dates back to America's colonial past: New England cod. The stricter quota on cod taken from the Gulf of Maine - a 75…

Apr 26
Maine hosting New England tourism conference this month

More than 400 travel and tourism businesses, tour operators and other organizations from eight different countries will visit Maine this month. Maine is hosting the annual Discover New England Tourism…

Apr 26
Expert: Lift accidents like one at Sugarloaf are rare

A national expert says Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort was the only ski area in the nation to have a serious lift malfunction involving injuries this season. Seven skiers were injured when the King Pine…

Apr 26
New candy shop sweetens up Central Street in Franklin

A monumental brick structure, the Odd Fellows building stands on the corner of Central and Smith streets, a centerpiece in downtown Franklin. Years ago, a pharmacy occupied the ground floor, a space which…

Apr 26
Late spring complicates already perilous amphibian migration

Northern New England's annual amphibian migration is always perilous, but critters that cross roads to breed are facing an additional challenge this year: a delayed start after the long winter. Every…

Apr 26
Survivors terrified by aftershocks

Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalis braced against terrifying aftershocks yesterday while digging for survivors of the massive earthquake that ripped across this Himalayan…

Apr 26
Concord City Council gets iPads as city hall goes paperless

City Clerk Janice Bonenfant's granddaughter uses an iPad in her Concord classroom. She's in first grade. Now, the Concord City Council is joining the ranks of such tech-saavy students. All 15 members…

Apr 26
Local Nepalese anxiously await word from earthquake survivors

In between ringing up customers at the Katmandu Bazaar on Loudon Road yesterday, Tsering Lam was anxiously checking Facebook. After a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and subsequent aftershocks devastated Nepal…

Apr 26
Draft day: Horse owners till soil, relish in camaraderie in Boscawen

According to local lore, Boscawen's first tractor arrived in town sometime during World War II. The owner of that tractor was a farmer who had Sanborn as a last name, the story goes. "Once they changed…