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  • Friends gathered for basketball at Fletcher park in downtown Concord Monday.

(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

    Friends gathered for basketball at Fletcher park in downtown Concord Monday. (GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Pete Joffre, left, and Jean Pierre Nzeyimana discovered how cold the outdoor temperture was after swimming in the Kimball pool Monday.

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    Pete Joffre, left, and Jean Pierre Nzeyimana discovered how cold the outdoor temperture was after swimming in the Kimball pool Monday. (GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Israel Faraja, 8, of Concord receives his air head hat from balloon artist Mo Fun during the Market Days Festival in downtown Concord on Friday, June 26, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    Israel Faraja, 8, of Concord receives his air head hat from balloon artist Mo Fun during the Market Days Festival in downtown Concord on Friday, June 26, 2015. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal visited the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College for a Politics & Eggs event on Thursday, June 25, 2015. This was Jindal's first campaign stop after announcing his presidential candidacy in Louisiana on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

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    Gov. Bobby Jindal visited the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College for a Politics & Eggs event on Thursday, June 25, 2015. This was Jindal's first campaign stop after announcing his presidential candidacy in Louisiana on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. (SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Former senator Sylvia Larsen (left) and Gov. Maggie Hassan cut the roof off a cake modeled from the Canterbury Shaker Village Dwelling House at the State House on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    Former senator Sylvia Larsen (left) and Gov. Maggie Hassan cut the roof off a cake modeled from the Canterbury Shaker Village Dwelling House at the State House on Thursday, June 25, 2015. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Skylah Pellegrino, 10, of Concord pets Prince Charming, a Welsh pony, after receiving a free ride at Abaris Arabians Stables in Concord while stable owner Linda Smith (right) holds the lead rope on Monday, June 22, 2015. It was Skylah's second time riding a pony.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    Skylah Pellegrino, 10, of Concord pets Prince Charming, a Welsh pony, after receiving a free ride at Abaris Arabians Stables in Concord while stable owner Linda Smith (right) holds the lead rope on Monday, June 22, 2015. It was Skylah's second time riding a pony. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

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