LACONIA — The Metropolitan Junior Hockey League New England Wolves, the new Junior Hockey team playing out of the Laconia Ice Arena, scored a dramatic victory over the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs in their home opener on Saturday evening.
Tied at the end of regulation and playing in front of a crowd of more than 250 fans, the Wolves, comprised of players aged 15-20, registered the dramatic 6-5 victory via an 8 round shootout, against the established and nationally recognized NH Monarchs program from Hooksett.
Pacing the scoring was local Belmont/ Gilford High School player Andrew D'Amour, who notched the first ever goal in the history of the program, then added another goal and an assist in the effort.
In total, the Wolves team has seven New Hampshire players participating; Dillon Smith, Bryce Ricker, Connor O'Neil, Brogan Hurst, Josh Grasso, Owen Richard and D'Amour, and also has players from as far away as Montana, Quebec and Moscow, Russia.
In addition to the on-ice action, Broadway North Dance Studio in Belmont provided intermission entertainment via "Wolves Dancers".
The MJHL New England Wolves return to action next weekend for 3 games in 3 days, 2 of which (Saturday at 4:15 p.m. and Sunday at 1:45 p.m.) at the Laconia Ice Arena.
Saturday's game against the Valley JR Warriors will feature free children's face painting.
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
THORNTON — Justin Nathanial Atwood, 33, of NH Route #175, died suddenly September 23, 2014 in Thornton, as a result of injuries sustain in an ATV accident.
Born in Taunton, Massachusetts on October 8, 1980, he was the son of David D. and Paula (Gooch) Atwood.
Justin grew up in Berkley, Mass. and graduated from Bristol County Agricultural High School, in Dighton, Mass., class of 1999. He is also a graduate of Laconia Vocational School, in Laconia, as an electrician. Justin moved to Thornton, where he has been a resident for many years.
Justin went to work with his grandfather and has become owner and President of Roberts & Gooch Electric, of Thornton.
Justin was a member of the broomball league in Waterville Valley, the local pool league and loved to ski, snowmobile and ride his ATV. He also loved to spend time with his family.
Justin is survived by his finance, Cassandra F. Gordon of Thornton, his children, Kendra D. Boyd, Cordelia A. Atwood and Evelynne R. Atwood all of Thornton, his parents, David D. and Paula (Gooch) Atwood of Berkley, Mass., his brother, Matthew D. Atwood of Thornton, his maternal grandparents, Rolland E. and Phyllis (Dreghorn) Roberts of Thornton, and a nephew, aunts uncles, and many cousins.
Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St. Plymouth, N.H., on Sunday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Campton Congregational Church, NH Route #175, Campton, on Monday at 11 p.m. The Rev. Russell Petrie, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
The Mayhew Funeral Home and Crematorium, in Plymouth and Meredith, are assisting the family with the arrangements. To sign Justin's Book of memories, go to; www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014 11:08
GROTON — Doris Louise Lavallee, 88, formerly of Meredith, died September 24, 2014 at Golden View Health Care Center, in Meredith, N.H.
Born in Sutton, Massachusetts on November 9, 1925, she was the daughter of Tracy Leroy and Irene E. (Horne) Lavallee.
Doris grew up in Manchaug, Mass. and graduated from Sutton High School, class of 1944 and the Laconia Business College, in Laconia, N.H. She also graduated from Plymouth State College, Plymouth, N.H, with a bachelor's degree in History Medieval Studies. Doris resided in Nashua for ten years and moved to Meredith in 1976. She has been living in Groton since October of 2006.
Doris worked, as an Administrative Assistant, for ten years at Saunders Associates, in Nashua and then for twenty years for Plymouth State College, in the Registrar's office.
Doris was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, the Ellacoya Chapter #43 Order of Eastern Star, the Lakeside Rebekahs, all in Meredith and the Ashland Rebekahs, in Ashland.
Doris loved genealogy and had traced her family back to England, before the Mayflower. She also loved to knit.
Doris was predeceased by her brother, Tracy and her sisters, Marion, Betty, and Edith.
Doris is survived by her son, Thomas M. "Chipper" Lavallee and his wife Robin of Oxnard, Calif., her daughter, Leslie Lavallee of Alexandria, grandchildren, Cassandra L. Viger and her husband Ronald of Groton, Garrett E. Lavallee of Oxnard, Calif., two great grandchildren, Emma J. and Josephine S. in Groton, her brother, Guy E. Horne of E. Douglas, Mass., her sisters, Hazel H. Merchant of Norwich, Vt., Helen H. Robertson of Apollo Beach, Fla., many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held in the Trinity Episcopal Church, NH Route #25, Meredith, on Saturday, Sept. 27th, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Robin Soller, Rector, will officiate. Burial will be held in the Green Grove Cemetery, Ashland, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Trinity Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, PO Box 635, Meredith, NH. 03253
The Mayhew Funeral Homes and Crematorium, in Meredith and Plymouth, are assisting the family with the arrangements. To sign Doris's Book of Memories, go to; www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 September 2014 07:40
WOLFEBORO — Catherine A. "Cate" Beauvais Kirwan, 75, passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the Wolfeboro Bay Care Center, Wolfeboro N.H., where she was a patient. Previously, Cate had resided in both New London, N.H. and Barrington, N.H. Cate's interests included Bible study, arranging interior designs, and creating gourmet desserts. Cate and her husband once owned and operated "Alfies", a restaurant in New London, N.H.
She is survived by one son, Jeffory Stinson, four grandchildren, two brothers, one sister, and one son-in-law. She was predeceased by her parents, Alfred and Lillian (Rowley) Beauvais, her husband, Alfred Kirwan, and her daughter, Joelle Shepard.
There are no visiting hours or funeral services to be held there at this time.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 September 2014 07:38