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Letter: Sorry, Dustin, but Holt’s the man

Sunday, July 5, 2015

I greatly admire Dustin Pedroia, and I consider him to be the heart and soul of the Red Sox. That being said, if anyone is selected from the Red Sox for the American League All-Star team, it should be Brock Holt. Thus far, he has played all positions in the infield and outfield, some more than six times, and done …

Letter: Fighting for N.H.? Really?

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Sen. Kelly Ayotte, in announcing her bid for re-election, proudly announced that she did not “drink the water” in Washington, D.C. Perhaps not, but she has clearly been eating the cactus-flavored grits served up by senate colleagues and fellow Republicans John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Sen. Ayotte, whose previous experience as the state’s attorney general was in domestic …

PHOTOS: The Hopkinton 4th of July parade winds through downtown Contoocook Saturday

Sunday, July 5, 2015

The Hopkinton Fourth of July parade beat the rain this year as both the children’s and full parades finished just in time as sprinkles started just as the last parade participant got through downtown Contoocook. …

Rapping – and rocking – with Matt Bonner

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Major NBA news broke on Saturday when the San Antonio Spurs and a sweet-shooting power forward reportedly agreed to a lucrative, multi-year contract. You’re probably thinking the Spurs finally paid Concord’s Matt Bonner what he’s worth. Oddly enough, …

High school Player of the Season for girls’ tennis

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Gabby Killinger SCHOOL : Concord High HONORS/STATS : The senior was the No. 1 player for a Crimson Tide team that went 14-3 and reached the Division I finals. She advanced to the state doubles final with her …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Softball result The N.H. Senior All-Stars swept two games against the Maine Senior All-Stars in a softball doubleheader at St. Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine, on Saturday, winning 9-0 and 14-3. It was the eighth year Maine and N.H. held these games to honor their best senior softball …

People for July 4, 2015

Saturday, July 4, 2015

CONCORD Chrisinda Lynch earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Macaulay Honors College and The City College of New York. She was the recipient of a Dortort Family undergraduate prize in creative writing, a Women’s Media Group fellowship and a David Dortort undergraduate fellowship. Mark Boucher was named …

remembering America’s heroes

Saturday, July 4, 2015

M any will remember the patriots who paved the way for America this Independence Day. …

Concord Crier for July 5, 2015

Saturday, July 4, 2015

PENACOOK Arthur James entertains farmers market crowds ∎ Musical entertainment at the Penacook Farmers Market on Monday will be provided by Arthur James. The farmers market runs from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rolfe House on Penacook Street. CHERYL STINSON 753-9752 News03303@aol.com East Side Quilters host Christmas in …

Up, up & away: The ultralight experience is about serenity, not adrenaline

Saturday, July 4, 2015

The joy of flying ultralights isn’t just the thrill or adrenaline; it’s the serenity of floating over the land and absorbing the scenery. “I fly ultralights for the fun of it,” said Carroll Werren, a powered parachute flight …

Founding documents have a home in Concord, and all are welcome

Saturday, July 4, 2015

When the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, its president, John Hancock, was the first one to sign it. His large, grandiose signature has lived on through the ages and his name has entered American English lexicon as a synonym for signature. While …

Ray Duckler: Are you driving and talking hands free yet?

Saturday, July 4, 2015

With apologies to the Concord Police Department, I broke the law three days ago and got away with it. No one pulled me over for talking on my cell phone, held to my ear, which is no longer …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Youth softball The NH Lightning 16U Black softball team was runner-up last weekend at the annual ASA Summer Sizzler in Brattleboro, Vt. The Lightning went 3-0 in pool play, beating the VT Rockets, VT Thunder and Brattleboro Heat while scoring 27 runs and allowing only six runs behind …