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Downed trees, wires, power outages focus of local officials

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The snow had long stopped, but local officials needed yesterday to get a handle on the damage caused by the Thanksgiving eve snowstorm. “We got hammered with the snow. Like other places, trees came down and took out wires, and a couple of houses had tree limbs fall on them,” said Roy Fanjoy, chairman of the Webster Select Board. He …

Concord Christmas tree lighting

Saturday, November 29, 2014

After more than 14 years, Remi’s Place closes

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Remi’s Place on Pleasant Street has closed. Owner Remi Hinxhia did not comment on the reasons for shuttering the restaurant, citing legal concerns. But he thanked customers who have eaten at his restaurant for nearly 15 years. “After 14 and a half years, really with a broken heart, I have to leave my location,” Hinxhia said. “I really appreciate the people of Concord …

Unitil incident command center sends crews where and when

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Thousands of Concord residents were still without power when a Unitil line crew was called to Dunbarton Road. A few minutes later, an out-of-town road crew that had worked all morning needed lunch. Utility trucks, tree services and …

PHOTOS: Astronaut character visits McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Visitors to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center last Saturday got to see an usual sight – a walking, talking astronaut. While the astronaut was really volunteer Jerrid Kenney of Manchester wearing a replica of Alan Shepard’s spacesuit, young visitors …

Black Friday dims in Concord after Wednesday’s storm and Thursday night’s early sales

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Kids’ coats at 80 percent off, televisions at half-price – and quality time with family and friends. Shoppers at pre-dawn Black Friday sales say they got it all. Judy Dube and her brother Gary Dionne, both of Hillsboro, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 28, 2014

Myles Standish golf Ed Nadeau rolled in a bumpy 20-foot birdie putt in a sudden-death playoff to seal the victory for the “SharkNadeaus” in the 32nd annual Myles Standish Invitational Golf Tournament held at Beaver Meadow. The putt made winners of the team of Ed Nadeau, Mark Nadeau, …

Letter: Scouting success

Thursday, November 27, 2014

I would like to thank the great citizens of Bow and Dunbarton for another successful Scouting for Food year. This was the first year we included Dunbarton in our food drive and although it was a lot of work, it was a great success. Times are tough. If …

Letter: The missing $3 billion

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Nov. 23 Sunday Monitor editorial addresses the “winter spike in natural gas prices that raised heating costs last year” and caused the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission to approve 20 to 50 percent increases in electric utility rates this fall. The editorial makes these points: ∎ “Natural gas …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 28, 2014

Coaches needed Concord High School has openings for a varsity field hockey coach, boys’ JV lacrosse coach, boys’ freshman lacrosse coach and freshman baseball coach. Send résumé and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord, NH 03301 or …

The Latest: Power outage declared N.H.’s fourth-largest

Friday, November 28, 2014

It was a Thanksgiving for the record books. The day after heavy snow wreaked havoc across the state, more than 200,000 residents woke yesterday to what officials said was the fourth-largest power outage in New Hampshire history. Utility …

PHOTOS: Storm leaves many digging out

Thursday, November 27, 2014

T he storm that dumped more than 10 inches of snow on the Concord area forced many residents to spend part of their Thanksgiving cleaning up. Utility crews also spent the day restoring power, and officials worked to …

The Insiders: Let’s light the old Christmas tree – the city tree that is.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Now if you’re reading this, we’d like to first thank you for tuning into our first post-Thanksgiving column of 2014 and in turn, it’s safe to assume that third turkey sandwich didn’t put you in a food coma that will keep you out of commission through the weekend. …