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Portsmouth High School Band Reunion  Portsmouth High School Band Reunion Minimize

Calling all Portsmouth High School alumni band members. Alumni of all years who played in the PHS Clipper Band, are gathering on September 17 to socialize, perform and celebrate their time as a member of this world class organization. Joining in will be past band directors including: Bill Ewell, Warren Muchemore, Eric Gagnon, Steve Cirillo and more. This is a ticketed event. DEADLINE FOR TICKET PURCHASE is September 1. Tickets are $50. August 10 is the early bird deadline to guarantee a t-shirt. If you cannot afford the ticket, don't let that keep you away! We have alumni willing to purchase tickets for others to make sure everyone gets in. And we have a sliding scale for recent graduates to make sure everyone can participate! E-mail clipperbandreunion@gmail.com for details. Purchase tickets at https://clipperbandreunion.wordpress.com. If finances are an issue, please contact us at clipperbandreunion@gmail.com. No one should miss this for financial reasons. For more information contact clipperbandreunion@gmail.com or phone 603-431-4278 ask for Russ Grazier.


  
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Phillips Exeter Academy in the News  Phillips Exeter Academy in the News Minimize

Phillips Exeter hires 2 'student well-being' directors after sex assault allegations - NH1 News

NH1 News

Phillips Exeter hires 2 'student well-being' directors after sex assault allegations
NH1 News
EXETER — Phillips Exeter Academy has officially hired two professionals in order to oversee "student well-being" in response to the several sexual assault allegations reported in recent months. Tina Sciocchetti, of global law firm Nixon Peabody, and ...

Phillips Exeter hires two experts to help keep students safe - Seacoastonline.com

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Phillips Exeter hires two experts to help keep students safe
Seacoastonline.com
EXETER — The Phillips Exeter Academy administration has hired two professionals to oversee “student well-being” as part of an ongoing response to allegations of sexual misconduct and assault at their school dating back decades. Tina Sciocchetti, of ...

My Turn: Boarding school sex scandals a product of 'Old School' models - Concord Monitor

Concord Monitor

My Turn: Boarding school sex scandals a product of 'Old School' models
Concord Monitor
... about the child molestations within the Boston Archdiocese. Now, those connected to some of the nation's most prestigious private schools are enmeshed in a similar nightmare including the likes of St. Paul's, St. George's and now Phillips Exeter ...

Monk earns honors at Phillips Exeter Academy - Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)

Monk earns honors at Phillips Exeter Academy
Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)
Ann F. Monk of Bainbridge Island has been recognized for outstanding scholarship at Phillips Exeter Academy. Monk, a senior at the school, earned Highest Honors for the spring 2016 term. To qualify for the honor roll, students must maintain an overall ...

NH State Police enter Phillips Exeter sexual misconduct investigation - NH1 News

NH State Police enter Phillips Exeter sexual misconduct investigation
NH1 News
New Hampshire State Police are now part of the investigation into reports of sexual misconduct. The state police are entering the investigation after a barrage of tips that police and school officials received earlier this year, according to the Union ...

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NH State Police to join Phillips Exeter sex probe - The Union Leader

The Union Leader

NH State Police to join Phillips Exeter sex probe
The Union Leader
Officials are investigating an unknown number of tips generated in connection with Phillips Exeter. Deputy Rockingham County Attorney Patricia LaFrance confirmed Sunday that her office asked the New Hampshire State Police to assist in the investigation.

NH May Have Destroyed Investigation Records of Hassan Friend Accused of Sexual Misconduct - Washington Free Beacon

Washington Free Beacon

NH May Have Destroyed Investigation Records of Hassan Friend Accused of Sexual Misconduct
Washington Free Beacon
The state of New Hampshire will not release records of its investigation into the disgraced Phillips Exeter teacher who also served on Gov. Maggie Hassan's campaign committee because the records may have been destroyed. The New Hampshire Division ...

Contrary voice to Phillips Exeter hullabaloo - Foster's Daily Democrat

Contrary voice to Phillips Exeter hullabaloo
Foster's Daily Democrat
July 29 — To the Editor: I would like to add a contrary voice to all the hullabaloo surrounding the most recent “incident” at Phillips Exeter. Let me start by placing myself; I am the mother of three daughters, one who currently attends Exeter and is ...

School says it mishandled abuse claim with bread 'penance' - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

School says it mishandled abuse claim with bread 'penance'
The Boston Globe
Leaders of Phillips Exeter Academy acknowledged Tuesday that the school mishandled a recent accusation of sexual misconduct in which a male student was asked — as an “act of penance” — to bake bread for a classmate he allegedly sexually assaulted.
Phillips Exeter Academy admits mishandling alleged sexual misconductBoston.com
Phillips Exeter Academy to hire director of student well-beingSeacoastonline.com
Phillips Exeter Academy to hire student well-being directorWMUR Manchester
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Phillips Exeter Academy under fire again for its handling of sexual misconduct allegations - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

Phillips Exeter Academy under fire again for its handling of sexual misconduct allegations
The Boston Globe
Michaella Henry was nervous about returning to the church at Phillips Exeter Academy where she said her classmate, a towering star athlete, had slipped his hands inside her shirt and squeezed her backside as she said “no” over and over again. For two ...
Police reports in Phillips Exeter probe reveal a school shatteredThe Union Leader
Phillips Exeter Academy student charged with sex assaultSeacoastonline.com
Phillips Exeter criticized for handling of sexual assault caseWMUR Manchester
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Sokul is new principal at Somersworth High

Vic Sokul is officially the interim principal at Somersworth High School, but that's not how he plans to approach his job once the new school year starts next week. "I'm not going to sit around and collect a paycheck," Sokul said.

Gallery One Realty joins RE/MAX group

RE/MAX INTEGRA, New England announced that Gallery One Realty has rebranded to become RE/MAX On The Move. The RE/MAX On The Move Exeter office is relocating from its current location to a newly renovated space at 43 Water Street, the previous home of Gallery One Realty.

Downtown Exeter landmark is no more

Chunks of the Great Dam are being offered as souvenirs in front of Exeter's town office building.

Boston College Football Recruiting 2017: TE Hunter Long Commits To Eagles

Long, a 6'3 250, pass catching tight end from Exeter, New Hampshire, is the third tight end of this class joining Drew McQuarrie and Patrick Brown. Clearly Steve Addazio and the staff are putting special emphasis on this position for this class.

Area religious services

Send announcements about events, concerts, guest speakers, church suppers and thrift shops in the Portsmouth area to community@seacoastonline.com. We do not publish church service announcements.

Don't miss The Gourmet Lounge Aug. 12

If you enjoy oysters, Moxy Restaurant and The Franklin Oyster House plus a dash of music, then EDGE Radio has the event for you. We're hosting The Gourmet Lounge Friday, Aug. 12. The Gourmet Lounge is a musical cooking variety show with music, food and it all takes place at The Bungalow Club in Exeter, N.H., on the patio of The Garnet Hill Mobile Boutique.

Concord police investigating sex assault allegation against former St. Paul's chaplain

Calling it the "last straw," former Sen. Gordon Humphrey, R-NH, urged top New Hampshire Republicans Tuesday to replace GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump with "someone of sound mind."

GourmetGiftBaskets.com breaks ground

There's a time-worn football saying that goes something like this: If you have two starting quarterbacks, you don't have any.

NH Public TV mourns loss of 101-year-old proofreader

In her 90s, she was coy about telling her age, leery of being expected to retire from her job as the editorial assistant at New Hampshire Public Television. As she approached 100 in July 2015, Millie Penhale, working remotely from her retirement home downloading the weekly edition of the station's news, expertly searching for sloppy syntax and Googling to check the accuracy of dates and names, finally decided to embrace her age and appreciate the acclaim that comes with living a full century.

TREASURE #97: Lincoln podium

Editor's note: This is story #97 in a series on 100 interesting artifacts found at Dover's Woodman Museum, in celebration of its 100th season. Visit our web page devoted to the Woodman series at http://fosters.com/woodman-museum-treasures .

Voice Library turns phone calls into memories

The Voice Library offers a way to preserve those voices. Anyone can record their stories with any phone, computer or mobile device.


  
Portsmouth and Seacoast News  Portsmouth and Seacoast News Minimize

Knifepoint robbery reported in Portsmouth, suspect charged
... as a fugitive from justice and pending his waiver of extradition, he'll then be charged with armed robbery by Portsmouth police, according to Lt. Michael Maloney. Portsmouth Police Sgt. Jon Aubin said Cieleszko did not know the alleged victim and no ...
Wea re with Prescott: Our choice for Executive Council
... uable as the council works through its sometimes massive agenda. Republicans in Council District 3 from Pelham to Portsmouth should nominate Russell Prescott. ..
Man hospitalized with burns in house fire after puppy knocks over candle
... and the cat out." The man was uninjured, but another man, James Auger, was taken to Wentworth-Douglas Hospital in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and then to Mass General for treatment of burns to his hands and other areas, Plante said. He was listed in ...
Eight crowned in Elks Gr. Nashua Soccer Shoot
... honors. They'll now compete against other Elks Soccer Shoot champions from throughout the state on Oct. 16 in Portsmouth for the right to be called 2016 New Hampshire Elks Soccer Shoot champions. The 11U Nashua Elks Crusaders posted a 14-0 win over ...
Veterans take 'The Odyssey' back home
... professor Nathan Webster connected him with the humanities program for veterans for which he'll facilitate the Portsmouth reading group. Kathy Mathis, program director of special project for N.H. Humanities, said the organization received a ...
SCORE finance workshop Sept. 14
PORTSMOUTH – SCORE, volunteer counselors to America's small business and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will hold the “Small Business Finance: What You Need to Know” workshop Sept. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m., at the SCORE office at 215 Commerce Way.
Restaurant success all about demographics
... Peter Francese, the town's demographics don't bode well for just any sort of restaurant venture. Exeter, unlike Portsmouth, he said, is simply not what regional planners consider a central place. Also, Exeter's median age of 44 versus Portsmouth's ...
Our View: Seacoast theater companies deserve a round of applause
... the audiences and the community to thank for it. Just this week we learned Seacoast Repertory Theatre of Portsmouth entered into a lease with the Bow Street Trust, which owns the theater's building, a deal that gives the nonprofit a real opportunity ...
Go & Do: Sakofa Tour, Dover Greek Fest and an antique car show
There'll be a special Labor Day walking tour titled “Port of Entry: Boys and Girls for Sale” presented Saturday, Sept. 3, by the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail.
Obituaries
Kathryn Elaine Farrington, 89, passed away peacefully on Aug. 18, 2016, just weeks before her 90th birthday. "Kay", as she preferred to be called, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Sept, 4, 1926.
Man wanted in New York surrenders in Portsmouth
... from Seacoast Emergency Response Team and Strafford County Tactical Special Operations Unit were called to assist Portsmouth police. After he surrendered, Brown was taken to Rockingham County Jail, where he is being held on $75,000 cash bail. He ...
Domestic Violence Conference Announces Research Findings and...
The Association of Domestic Violence Intervention Programs announced its research findings at the 2016 International Conference held in Portsmouth NH, highlighting the worldwide problem of domestic violence. The Association of Domestic Violence Intervention Programs 2016 International Conference was held July 10 at the Portsmouth Sheraton Hotel, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Conference and the Family Research Laboratory.
Portsmouth police arrest man at hotel on gun, drug charges
PORTSMOUTH – Police arrested a New York City man on felony firearm and drug charges Saturday morning in a local hotel. Police received a call at 6 a.m. from the Anchorage Inn on Woodbury Avenue about a subject of a felony warrant out of New York.
Training Camp Showcase; Peete sets tone for Clippers
But on a Portsmouth High School football team that knew it needed to toughen up after last year's 1-8 season, he symbolizes as much as anyone the hope that this coming campaign will not follow the same path. “He's playing with abandon,” said Portsmouth coach Brian Pafford, before a recent practice.
Healey: Election a stakes couldna t be highera
... she said to a crowd of about 70 guests at the home of Jim and Toni Trotzer. “I was canvassing earlier in Portsmouth for Hillary (Clinton) and the stakes couldn't be higher.” Healey said growing up in Hampton she thought it was normal ...
Mini Makers descend on Chidren's Museum Updated at
... it deflated while in the bowl. Once back in Rita's hands, the balloon re-inflated. Lost Woods Turning Company of Portsmouth led demonstrations showing how it creates its products. It makes wooden bowls and other expected items, but also magic wands, ...
Police taser disorderly man at Portsmouth library Updated at
PORTSMOUTH – City police were called to the public library on Parrott Avenue Saturday morning for a man who was allegedly “out of control” and breaking objects and throwing things around the Children's Room. The man charged at police officers as they entered the library and he had to be tasered, according to police.
Portsmouth Police ask public to avoid Woodbury Ave. near Traffic Circle
Police are asking the public to avoid the area of Woodbury Avenue near the traffic circle Saturday morning in the midst of a response by the Seacoast Emergency Response Team. Portsmouth patrol officers are diverting traffic around the area between the I-95 overpass and Dennett Street.
Suspect flees police in Eliot, police looking around Seacoast
... the pursuit, one Eliot officer sustained minor injuries, including scrapes and a possible hand sprain, Moya said. Portsmouth police Sgt. Chris Kiberd said a Portsmouth K-9 team was sent to Eliot to assist with the search because the closest ...
Writer and Rider Craig Johnson to Speak at Writers in the Loft
Looking for a mystery? Longing for the West? Bikers, are you looking to add a stop on your group ride? Cruise through Portsmouth, NH, on Sept 14 to hear bestselling author and biker Craig Johnson talk about his latest book in the popular Longmire series . Set during the world-famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Black Hills of South Dakota -- in The Shadows of America's first national monument, Devils Tower -- An Obvious Fact begins with a mystery: Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend Henry Standing Bear are called in to investigate why a young biker was run off the road.

  
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NH prepares for upcoming state primary - Eagle-Tribune

NH prepares for upcoming state primary
Eagle-Tribune
Spiliotes is a professor at Southern New Hampshire University who formerly taught at Dartmouth and St. Anselm colleges. As the leader of the UNH Survey Center and its popular Granite State Poll, Smith said Friday he is eagerly awaiting the results of ...

As economy strengthens, NH traffic fatalities increase - The Union Leader

The Union Leader

As economy strengthens, NH traffic fatalities increase
The Union Leader
Though many accidents occur on the major interstates, even more dangerous are state roads with high speed limits and two-way traffic, like Routes 202 or 16. On those highways, potential disaster is just a slight drift across the double yellow line away.

Gary Johnson in NH: An honorable alternative - The Union Leader

Gary Johnson in NH: An honorable alternative
The Union Leader
Gary Johnson in NH: An honorable alternative. EDITORIAL. Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is back in New Hampshire today, and we encourage Granite State voters disgusted by the choices they face in this fall's presidential election to give him ...

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Free Admission to N.H. State Parks Thursday - New Hampshire Public Radio

New Hampshire Public Radio

Free Admission to N.H. State Parks Thursday
New Hampshire Public Radio
The state Division of Parks and Recreation is waiving admission to the parks tomorrow in celebration of the National Park Service's 100-year anniversary. Visitors to the parks only need to say "Happy Birthday" to the park staff and the entire vehicle ...
Visit New Hampshire's only National Park propertyWMUR Manchester
NH state parks offering free admission to mark anniversaryBoston.com
Free admission at state parks on Thursday, honoring 100th anniversary of national park systemConcord Monitor

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NH Police Beating: Trooper to Plead Guilty - Patch.com

Patch.com

NH Police Beating: Trooper to Plead Guilty
Patch.com
NASHUA, NH — A former New Hampshire state trooper caught on camera beating a chase suspect in Nashua in May is expected to plead guilty to assault charges. Andrew Monaco, 31, was caught on camera May 11 repeatedly punching a suspect who was ...
Former New Hampshire State Trooper Andrew Monaco scheduled to enter guilty pleas to assault in beating of Richard ...MassLive.com
Ex-NH trooper to plead guilty in chase beatingThe Boston Globe
AG: NH trooper to plead guilty in beating caught on news copter camCBS News
WMUR Manchester -Boston.com -NECN
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Free market group ranks NH most free state - The Union Leader

The Union Leader

Free market group ranks NH most free state
The Union Leader
The Granite State has been steadily climbing in the “Freedom in the 50 States” ranking since it fell back into the middle about a decade ago. Much of the gain has come because state taxes as a percentage of personal income in New Hampshire have ...
Institute finds New Hampshire the state with most freedom in AmericaWMUR Manchester
Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016 | New York Overall Freedom | Cato InstituteFreedom in the 50 States
Freedom in the 50 States 2016 | How It's CalculatedFreedom in the 50 States

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Biggest NH Liquor Store Ever Opens in Nashua This Week - Patch.com

Patch.com

Biggest NH Liquor Store Ever Opens in Nashua This Week
Patch.com
NASHUA, NH — The biggest New Hampshire state liquor store ever is opening in Nashua Thursday. The 33,000-square-foot store offers over 7,000 kinds of wine and hard liquor. It will be the biggest liquor store in northern New England. The Nashua store ...

Another View -- Mark Connolly: Let's make NH the Innovation State - The Union Leader

Another View -- Mark Connolly: Let's make NH the Innovation State
The Union Leader
As I travel around New Hampshire and meet with businesses and employers, I often hear about their struggles to keep energy costs low. Supporting businesses in our state requires us to look at energy in a new and innovative way and focus more on ...

Pros, cons of commuter rail extension to NH debated before state primary - WMUR Manchester

WMUR Manchester

Pros, cons of commuter rail extension to NH debated before state primary
WMUR Manchester
"That money would be much better spent building infrastructure across the state that would grow our economy and actually create jobs here, instead of making it easier for New Hampshire residents to go work in Massachusetts,” said Greg Moore of ...

NH State Police to join Phillips Exeter sex probe - The Union Leader

The Union Leader

NH State Police to join Phillips Exeter sex probe
The Union Leader
Officials are investigating an unknown number of tips generated in connection with Phillips Exeter. Deputy Rockingham County Attorney Patricia LaFrance confirmed Sunday that her office asked the New Hampshire State Police to assist in the investigation.


  
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Exeter Farmers' Market  Exeter Farmers' Market Minimize

Exeter Farmers' Market Thursdays, 2 to 6, May to October, Swasey Parkway, downtown. The Winter Farmers' Market goes indoors on weekends at Exeter High School, 1 Blue Hawk Drive.


  
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