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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 here. This one, connected to the Market Basket settlement five days ago, has its roots in loyalty and appreciation for the chance … 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 their go-to products in Concord, they took the matter into their own hands. They opened … 0

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 third at 62. ∎ Jean VerPlanck (31) edged Jan Monahan (32) in the Women’s Fewest Putts … 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

Letter: Kenison smart, committed

Sunday, August 31, 2014

I am writing in support of the candidacy of Linda Kenison for the New Hampshire House of Representatives. I have known Linda for eight years, and she is a knowledgeable, deeply committed woman whose remarkable intelligence is matched by her compassion for others. Having served three terms on … 0

Letter: A delicious gift

Sunday, August 31, 2014

A gracious thank you goes out to the Concord High School Class of 2014 for their thoughtful gift to freshmen. My son told me how much he enjoyed the lunch bought by the Class of 2014. It made his day! Thanks again. DEB HARRIS Concord … 0

Letter: Feltes courageous and compassionate

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Like all states, New Hampshire has many underdogs. Most find that status through no fault of their own. Too many are women. They may be disabled, unemployed, homeless, single mothers or abused. An understanding of their needs and how to help requires more than an economic analysis. The … 0

Letter: Feltes’s position regarding full-day kindergarten is clear

Sunday, August 31, 2014

It was with great interest that I read the My Turn column “Ardinger didn’t oppose full-day kindergarten,” which purports to “correct misstatements made by Dan Feltes” that Kass Ardinger voted against full-day kindergarten as a member of the Concord School Board. However, a careful read of the letter … 0

Letter: Ardinger has the experience

Sunday, August 31, 2014

In choosing the best candidate for state Senate in District 15, a past history of representative success is an important consideration. Others led the way with years of elected experience before running for the state Senate. Sylvia Larsen, eight years on the Concord City Council, and Susan McLane, … 0

Letter: Ardinger is dedicated

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Kass Ardinger is a public servant who has worked for our community in a variety of ways for more than 20 years, at no pay, with one goal in mind: to make a positive difference for the individuals and families who live here. Her opponent is now attacking … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Beaver Meadow results The team of Glen Shattuck and Travis Martin took first place in the gross Pick Your Partner Best Ball contest, shooting a 72. Scott Hodgkins and Brad Gaudreau took second with a 74, and the team of John Beaudoin and Pete Topolosky rounded out the … 0

The Insiders: Get your tickets to the (actual) gun show

Saturday, August 30, 2014

We told ourselves that we wouldn’t start today’s column by flexing sarcastically and offering two tickets to the gun show, but who are we kidding? Of course that’s how we’re going to start it. Really, though, you can get however many tickets you want to the gun show, … 2

Police: Motorcyclist hits 185 mph in early-morning chase

Saturday, August 30, 2014

A Manchester motorcyclist reached speeds as high as 185 mph while eluding troopers through Bow and Concord early this morning, the state police said. David J. Fries, 31, faces numerous charges, including reckless operation, operating a motorcycle without a license, disobeying a police officer, transportation of drugs, conduct … 0