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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Youth basketball Bow (2-5) fell to Spartans Yellow, 68-22 in Sportszone 7th/8th-grade boys’ summer league action. Offensively, Bow was led by Cooper Larrabee (11 points) and Nick Aubrey (six points). Ben Harris and Steven Guerrette grabbed 12 rebounds apiece. Seabass Beaulieu and Brian Carter led the team in assists with four each. Wanakee Wilderness 5K The 3rd annual Wanakee Wilderness …

PHOTOS: National Night Out 2015 in Concord

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The Concord Police Department hosted National Night Out at Rollins Park Tuesday evening. …

The Insiders: Today seems like a good day for bettering oneself, no? And for beer

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Don’t look now, but it’s cinco de agosto, a holiday marked by not even being a real thing! A quick Google search does reveal that Aug. 5 is apparently celebrated in some pretty unique ways, though. For instance, holidayinsights.com says today is “work like a dog day,” which doesn’t sound like a lot …

Ray Duckler: A very dark problem on a very sunny day

Monday, August 3, 2015

‘Hi, Ray. How ya been?” That’s how the conversation started downtown, on a perfect Sunday afternoon, with an acquaintance whose name will remain hidden, for now. My friend, Kevin Clark, was working, playing his guitar at the entrance to Eagle Square, and I was sitting in what amounts …

Letter: I stand with Planned Parenthood

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

In the wake of carefully edited, politically motivated videos, politicians of all stripes have tried to make Planned Parenthood a political football. But let’s not forget who may get lost in this political shuffle. In New Hampshire, it’s about 12,000 women. The funding for Planned Parenthood helps provide …

Letter: Meet the Johnstons

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

It is unfortunate that Rick Swanson was not given or did not take more space in his column on the Johnstons and Jonathan Daniels (Monitor Forum, July 31). As a result, he left out key elements that make the Johnstons’ story important. Doc Johnston was forced to pass …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

14U softball champs The NH Lightning 14U-Blue team ended its season with a title at the Caroline Farley Memorial Tournament, defeating the Salem White Hurricanes team, 4-3. In the championship game, Jessica Beeso hit a two-run double and …

Defense in St. Paul’s case takes aim at accuser, requests medical records

Monday, August 3, 2015

Lawyers for the St. Paul’s School graduate accused of raping an underclassman have signaled that they plan to attack the credibility of the alleged victim, requesting medical and educational records from her time at the elite Concord private …

People for Aug. 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

CONCORD Kelly Ann Walter earned a certificate in paralegal studies from Franklin Pierce University. Ian Corey was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Franklin Pierce University. Erika Schaper was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. …

Puppies touching down at Concord Airport could be a new trend for rescue

Monday, August 3, 2015

A litter of abandoned puppies touched down on the tarmac of Concord Airport on Saturday en route to Live and Let Live Farm, marking what the rescue’s director hopes is a new relationship with a national organization of …

On small business tour, Ayotte affirms her support for resurrecting Export-Import Bank

Monday, August 3, 2015

Amid a political fight in Washington over the fate of the federal Export-Import Bank, Sen. Kelly Ayotte expressed support for the bank during a visit to a Concord company Monday. Ayotte stopped by Concord-based Boyle Energy Services and …

Letter: Back-in parking makes sense

Monday, August 3, 2015

I’ve read with enthusiasm the recent letters to the editor, and the Monitor’s own opinion (Monitor editorial, July 29) supporting reverse-angle, back-in parking on Main Street. I had suggested this during the community meetings held before the approval of the Main Street project and was met with significant …

Letter: Back-in parking myths

Monday, August 3, 2015

In the last six years, during which records have been kept by the city of Concord, 100 bicycle-related crashes were recorded. Only two of those involved a car backing up. One of those two was a car backing out of a driveway and the other was described as …