Fruitful finish: Dover pushes past Salem

DOVER ― In its final tuneup before the Division I tournament starts next week, the Dover High School girls basketball team showed the resilience necessary to make a deep run. How far the Green Wave go remains to be seen, but as for Friday, there were good vibes all around as Dover led wire-to-wire in […]

Fruitful finish: Dover pushes past Salem

DOVER ― In its final tuneup before the Division I tournament starts next week, the Dover High School girls basketball team showed the resilience necessary to make a deep run. How far the Green Wave go remains to be seen, but as for Friday, there were good vibes all around as Dover led wire-to-wire in […]

High School Roundup: Coe-Brown girls set for playoffs with 18-0 mark

NORTH CONWAY — The Coe-Brown Northwood Academy girls basketball team ran the Division II regular-season table, finishing at 18-0 after Friday’s 59-39 win at Kennett. Coe-Brown led 25-6 after the first quarter and 37-15 at the half. Sarah Curtin paced the attack with 14 points, Sydney Fisher added 13, Ashley Reiff had 12 and Abby […]

High School Roundup: Coe-Brown girls set for playoffs with 18-0 mark

NORTH CONWAY — The Coe-Brown Northwood Academy girls basketball team ran the Division II regular-season table, finishing at 18-0 after Friday’s 59-39 win at Kennett. Coe-Brown led 25-6 after the first quarter and 37-15 at the half. Sarah Curtin paced the attack with 14 points, Sydney Fisher added 13, Ashley Reiff had 12 and Abby […]

Nute’s season ends at Littleton

LITTLETON — The fourth-ranked Littleton girls basketball team pulled away in the second half to defeat No. 5 Nute 62-51 in a Division IV quarterfinal game at LHS on Friday. Trailing by five points at halftime, the Crusaders (17-3) opened the second half with a 16-2 run, led by forward Emma Bogardus who scored 10 […]

Nute’s season ends at Littleton

LITTLETON — The fourth-ranked Littleton girls basketball team pulled away in the second half to defeat No. 5 Nute 62-51 in a Division IV quarterfinal game at LHS on Friday. Trailing by five points at halftime, the Crusaders (17-3) opened the second half with a 16-2 run, led by forward Emma Bogardus who scored 10 […]

Dover man indicted in assault on woman

DOVER — A city man has been indicted on charges of simple assault and falsifying physical evidence after allegedly grabbing a woman by the throat and slamming her head against a car window two times, causing bruising. Joshua Levasseur, 39, of 27 Birch Drive, was driving home from a restaurant in Lebanon, Maine, with the […]

Dover man indicted in assault on woman

DOVER — A city man has been indicted on charges of simple assault and falsifying physical evidence after allegedly grabbing a woman by the throat and slamming her head against a car window two times, causing bruising. Joshua Levasseur, 39, of 27 Birch Drive, was driving home from a restaurant in Lebanon, Maine, with the […]

Get pumped: Gym opening in former Goodwill space

A Dover man and his bodybuilder girlfriend are a planning a gym in the Chestnut Shopping Center space formerly occupied by Goodwill. Founder John Rudolf, 34, said Iron Empire Gym will target current and aspiring weight lifters by offering equipment and training not found in other local facilities. The 12,000-square-foot space will have cardio machines, […]

Get pumped: Gym opening in former Goodwill space

A Dover man and his bodybuilder girlfriend are a planning a gym in the Chestnut Shopping Center space formerly occupied by Goodwill. Founder John Rudolf, 34, said Iron Empire Gym will target current and aspiring weight lifters by offering equipment and training not found in other local facilities. The 12,000-square-foot space will have cardio machines, […]

PJ Day at the Children’s Museum

Print Email   Click image to enlarge Madeline Ribera, 8, plays on one of the exhibits in her pajamas at the New Hampshire Childrens Museum in Dover as over 600 PJ sporting kids beat the winter doldrums at the museum’s Pajama Day. (John Huff/Staff photographer) Click image to enlarge Meagan Mansfield, 7, and her mom […]

PJ Day at the Children’s Museum

Print Email   Click image to enlarge Madeline Ribera, 8, plays on one of the exhibits in her pajamas at the New Hampshire Childrens Museum in Dover as over 600 PJ sporting kids beat the winter doldrums at the museum’s Pajama Day. (John Huff/Staff photographer) Click image to enlarge Meagan Mansfield, 7, and her mom […]

Concord puts Spaulding’s season to rest

ROCHESTER — The Spaulding High School girls basketball team was playing for more than just pride Friday night in their regular season finale. While it was senior night, the Red Raiders centered their focus on snagging an improbable playoff spot, despite their lopsided record. But an extended season was not in the cards for the […]

Concord puts Spaulding’s season to rest

ROCHESTER — The Spaulding High School girls basketball team was playing for more than just pride Friday night in their regular season finale. While it was senior night, the Red Raiders centered their focus on snagging an improbable playoff spot, despite their lopsided record. But an extended season was not in the cards for the […]

Rochester art museum accepting biennial entries

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts is now accepting entries for the Biennial 2015 Exhibition, on view from April 6 to Sept. 26. The Biennial is the first in a series of upcoming exhibitions showcasing recent works made by living artists from around the world. Works created within the last two years will […]

Rochester art museum accepting biennial entries

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts is now accepting entries for the Biennial 2015 Exhibition, on view from April 6 to Sept. 26. The Biennial is the first in a series of upcoming exhibitions showcasing recent works made by living artists from around the world. Works created within the last two years will […]

Granite State Choral Society receives grant

ROCHESTER — Granite State Choral Society was recently awarded a $2000 grant from The Waldo Alice Ayer Trust which is administered by Citizens Private Bank Trust. The Waldo Alice Ayer Trust awards grants for the support of New Hampshire-based symphony orchestras, chamber music groups, or other similar musical organizations. The grant will go towards purchasing […]

Granite State Choral Society receives grant

ROCHESTER — Granite State Choral Society was recently awarded a $2000 grant from The Waldo Alice Ayer Trust which is administered by Citizens Private Bank Trust. The Waldo Alice Ayer Trust awards grants for the support of New Hampshire-based symphony orchestras, chamber music groups, or other similar musical organizations. The grant will go towards purchasing […]

‘Hometown Hottie’ arrested again

PORTSMOUTH — A semifinalist for Maxim magazine’s Hometown Hottie contest was arrested again Tuesday on charges alleging she stiffed a cab driver, stole from a supermarket and breached bail conditions. Charged with the crimes is Persephanie Lesperance, 25, of 229 Raleigh Way, said police Lt. Chris Cummings. Lesperance was arrested at the Rockingham County jail, […]

‘Hometown Hottie’ arrested again

PORTSMOUTH — A semifinalist for Maxim magazine’s Hometown Hottie contest was arrested again Tuesday on charges alleging she stiffed a cab driver, stole from a supermarket and breached bail conditions. Charged with the crimes is Persephanie Lesperance, 25, of 229 Raleigh Way, said police Lt. Chris Cummings. Lesperance was arrested at the Rockingham County jail, […]

HB225 requires defendants hear impact statements

CONCORD — State representative Renny Cushing (D-Hampton) is hoping that fellow lawmakers pass a bill next month that would require a criminal defendant to personally appear in the courtroom, during a victim impact statement. Cushing, whose father was murdered in 1988, is proposing HB 225 because convicted rapist and murderer Seth Mazzaglia, 32, of Dover, […]

HB225 requires defendants hear impact statements

CONCORD — State representative Renny Cushing (D-Hampton) is hoping that fellow lawmakers pass a bill next month that would require a criminal defendant to personally appear in the courtroom, during a victim impact statement. Cushing, whose father was murdered in 1988, is proposing HB 225 because convicted rapist and murderer Seth Mazzaglia, 32, of Dover, […]

Tea Talk details life of escaped slave Ona Judge Staines

PORTSMOUTH — On Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m., the public is welcome to the next Elinor Williams Hooker Tea Talk at Portsmouth Discover Center. This session will consist of a brief dramatic performance by a visiting acting troupe, and a keynote address by Tammi Truax. Both will shed light on the remarkable story of […]

Tea Talk details life of escaped slave Ona Judge Staines

PORTSMOUTH — On Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m., the public is welcome to the next Elinor Williams Hooker Tea Talk at Portsmouth Discover Center. This session will consist of a brief dramatic performance by a visiting acting troupe, and a keynote address by Tammi Truax. Both will shed light on the remarkable story of […]

Hilltoppers hold off Belmont

SOMERSWORTH — Someone needed to stop the bleeding. Jaiden Croteau figured, “Why not me?” The Somersworth High School sophomore guard hit a big 3-pointer with 1:40 to go and then hit 3 of 5 foul shots as the Hilltoppers held on to beat Belmont, 39-36, in the second round of the Division III girls basketball […]

Hilltoppers hold off Belmont

SOMERSWORTH — Someone needed to stop the bleeding. Jaiden Croteau figured, “Why not me?” The Somersworth High School sophomore guard hit a big 3-pointer with 1:40 to go and then hit 3 of 5 foul shots as the Hilltoppers held on to beat Belmont, 39-36, in the second round of the Division III girls basketball […]

Somersworth council to fill vacancy

SOMERSWORTH — Residents of Ward 3 in Somersworth have until 4:30 p.m. Friday to submit a letter of interest to fill the vacant city council seat. Councilor Marcel Hebert died in January and according to the city charter his seat is to be filled by appointment. The replacement will serve until the next election. According […]

Somersworth council to fill vacancy

SOMERSWORTH — Residents of Ward 3 in Somersworth have until 4:30 p.m. Friday to submit a letter of interest to fill the vacant city council seat. Councilor Marcel Hebert died in January and according to the city charter his seat is to be filled by appointment. The replacement will serve until the next election. According […]

Wildcats inch closer to home ice advantage

DURHAM — When you’re used to being in the upper echelon of the league standings, finishing eighth doesn’t sound like much of an accomplishment. But the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team is one win away from securing home ice in the first round of the Hockey East playoffs. The Wildcats leapfrogged arch-rival Maine […]

Noble High School First Semester Honor Roll 2014-2015

8th Grade – Highest Honors: Aidan Bowie, Chiana Dawe and Falon Williams. Honors: Devin Abbott, Kathryn Begin, Erica Bergendahl, Ariana Bregy, Luke Conroy, Owen Easley, Jordynn Godin, Mikayla Griffin, Jenna Hubbard, Joselyn Jones, Travis Marshall, Madeline McGlynn, Andrew McKee, Kendra Moseley, Ryan Mustapha, Emma Perkins, Zachary Picard, Savana Pouliot, Peyton Roberge and Mitchell Sirois. Honorable […]