Olympia Sports store closures include Exeter, Newington, Epping

EXETER — Olympia Sports is closing 76 stores nationwide including seven in New Hampshire.The Maine-based athletic footwear and apparel chain said the closures are a result of the company's recent acquisition by Colorado sports retailer JackRabbit.The stores to close in New Hampshire are in Epping, Exeter and Newington (Fox Run Mall), as well as Gilford, Meredith, … Continue reading Olympia Sports store closures include Exeter, Newington, Epping

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Police: 1 drug suspect gives fake name, 2nd eats evidence

EPPING — North Hampton residents Liza Lufkin, 44, and Tyler Thompson, 36, are facing drug charges after being stopped on Route 125 by state police during one of a coordinated series of commercial motor vehicle inspections conducted Thursday.Trooper First Class Daniel Needham stopped a 2015 Ford F-250 towing a 2002 trailer in Epping, according to … Continue reading Police: 1 drug suspect gives fake name, 2nd eats evidence

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Center of the Universe Brew Fest coming to Epping

EPPING — Eunice Miller has a ready answer for people skeptical about the Center of the Universe Brew Fest."They say, 'We don't know if an alcohol event is right for the library,'" said Miller. "And I say, 'It's not a wedding reception. They're tasting craft beer, not guzzling it.'"The Nov. 2 event at New England Dragway … Continue reading Center of the Universe Brew Fest coming to Epping

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