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Concord field hockey team looks for upward trend to continue

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

On the road to becoming a field hockey force, Concord High turned the corner last season. This year, the Crimson Tide is hoping to jump on the freeway. “We’re upping our motivation,” senior tri-captain Brittany Munnell said. “We’re all getting excited because we’re seeing ourselves turning the corner. Seeing that gets everybody excited. We’re thinking things might change.” “We’ve still … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school field hockey teams

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

High school field hockey outlook Merrimack Valley Division: II Coach: Kim Kenney (20th year) Last year: 12-5-1, D-II runner-up Returning starters: Cassidy Huckins, sr.; Emily Masse, sr.; Izzy Hoyt, jr.; Haley Puntin, sr. Top newcomers: “We have added 12 new players to the varsity roster and each will bring something to our team,” Coach Kenney said. Outlook: After finishing second in Division II … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

College standout Concord’s Joe Graffy, a senior keeper for the Brandeis men’s soccer team, was named Defensive Player of the Tournament as the Judges won the Keene State College Soccer Classic over the weekend. Brandeis defeated Hobart, 5-0, then Keene State, 2-1. Graffy made four saves over the two games with one shutout. Golf results Dave Voelxen scored a hole in one on … 0

Event focuses on ‘positive art experiences’ for students with learning differences

Monday, September 1, 2014

Even minor adjustments can help students with learning differences have a positive experience with the arts, and the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire and VSA New Hampshire want to share ideas to make sure all students have such experiences. The two organizations are inviting parents, teachers, paraprofessionals, … 0

Letter: Ardinger must state her position on Northern Pass

Monday, September 1, 2014

Kass Ardinger, please tell voters your position on Northern Pass. Are you in favor or opposed? This is a critical issue facing our state and people have the right to know where you stand before they go to vote in the upcoming primary. Evading this issue is not … 2

Letter: Speak up about cancer

Monday, September 1, 2014

Many important decisions about cancer are made in the doctor’s office, but also in Congress. Government officials make decisions every day about health issues that affect your life. As a cancer victim, I know first-hand how important these decisions are to people here in New Hampshire. Cancer will … 0

Letter: Violent injustice

Monday, September 1, 2014

Imagine the hatred it takes to slaughter more than 2,100 Palestinians in Gaza as their bodies are violently shredded to pieces by sophisticated weaponry and munitions largely supplied by the United States. Of the Palestinian dead, 85.6 percent were civilians, including 440 children. People around the globe are … 0

Letter: Ardinger is most qualified

Monday, September 1, 2014

I plan to vote Kass Ardinger for state Senate because she has already proven that she is a superb public servant. She has worked tirelessly for the parents, school children and taxpayers of Concord. She has shown that she can work with others whose opinions she may not … 0

Letter: Feltes offers diversity

Monday, September 1, 2014

Merriam-Webster defines diversity as the quality or state of having many different forms, types, ideas. I believe in diversity. I think it brings folks closer together. With competence, character and diversity in mind, I am supporting Dan Feltes for state Senate District 15. He would bring a unique … 0

Ray Duckler: Labor of love as Market Basket employees celebrate holiday

Monday, September 1, 2014

Today is Labor Day, celebrated the first Monday each September. And thanks to a New England-based grocery store chain, the last Wednesday each August should also be declared Labor Day, a different one of sorts. At least around … 0

Downtown: A new taste comes to South Main Street

Monday, September 1, 2014

When Charla Mayotte moved to New Hampshire from upstate New York earlier this year, she and her husband, Clark, didn’t expect to have so much trouble finding the extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar they used regularly in their kitchen. So when the Mayottes couldn’t track down … 5

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 1, 2014

Golf results Dan Luker and Dan Mullen posted the low round of the day in yesterday’s Better-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a score of 10-under par 60. John Fraser and Shane Clark finished one shot back, while Luker teamed with Jon Dickey to finish in solo … 0

Global Impact: Land & Sea dynamometers ‘stress test’ engines world wide

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The story about the jetpack isn’t the most heart-pounding one Bob Bergeron has to impress visitors at Land & Sea in Concord. No, that would be the time the FBI wanted him to wear a wire to meet … 0