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  • Noah Grandmison, 4, surveys the crowd moments after the tree was lit at the annual Christmas tree lighting at the State House on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.

(SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff)

    Noah Grandmison, 4, surveys the crowd moments after the tree was lit at the annual Christmas tree lighting at the State House on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Ada Wright, 3, gives a high-five to Jerrid Kenney of Manchester, who is wearing a replica of Alan ShepardÕs spacesuit at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    Ada Wright, 3, gives a high-five to Jerrid Kenney of Manchester, who is wearing a replica of Alan ShepardÕs spacesuit at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • The Matteson family, including (left to right) 8-year-old Cascade, 7-year-old Sage, 12-year-old Porter and parents Kirk and Kate, work together to dig out their car before heading to a church service on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, 2014.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    The Matteson family, including (left to right) 8-year-old Cascade, 7-year-old Sage, 12-year-old Porter and parents Kirk and Kate, work together to dig out their car before heading to a church service on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, 2014. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Kendra Frye, New Hampshire Motor Speedway employee, unloads boxes of food at the Greater Concord Boys & Girls Club yesterday.



(SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff)

    Kendra Frye, New Hampshire Motor Speedway employee, unloads boxes of food at the Greater Concord Boys & Girls Club yesterday. (SUSAN DOUCET / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • NHTI dental hygienist student Jessica Bonenfant watches as share Boys and Girls Club afterschoolers come practice brushing and flossing at the Dental Hygiene Program‘s Dental Wellness Fair this week at the club. Students of the NHTI Dental Hygiene Program set up stations to make students aware of dental health issues.
(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

    NHTI dental hygienist student Jessica Bonenfant watches as share Boys and Girls Club afterschoolers come practice brushing and flossing at the Dental Hygiene Program‘s Dental Wellness Fair this week at the club. Students of the NHTI Dental Hygiene Program set up stations to make students aware of dental health issues. (GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • New England College Rugby Lion's #8 Zach Hall gets lofted by teammates in a line-out where the ball is brought back into play either by going out of bounds or on a penalty. The Lions beat Eastern Connecticut State University 38-12 in Henniker Sunday to win a three-peat as North East Champions in the National Small College Rugby Organization going 33-0 the last three years. The National Championship is in April 2015 in Glendale, Colorado. Head Coach Jeremy Treece praised his team Sunday saying "Our team played with true passion, grit and determination. Eastern Connecticut was hands down the best team we have ever played in New England Finals."
(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

    New England College Rugby Lion's #8 Zach Hall gets lofted by teammates in a line-out where the ball is brought back into play either by going out of bounds or on a penalty. The Lions beat Eastern Connecticut State University 38-12 in Henniker Sunday to win a three-peat as North East Champions in the National Small College Rugby Organization going 33-0 the last three years. The National Championship is in April 2015 in Glendale, Colorado. Head Coach Jeremy Treece praised his team Sunday saying "Our team played with true passion, grit and determination. Eastern Connecticut was hands down the best team we have ever played in New England Finals." (GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

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