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High schools: Brady-Trinity pours it on in opening 6-1 win over Concord

Thursday, December 18, 2014

For two-plus periods, it was a game. In 88 seconds, it turned into a rout. The Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team was in charge throughout, taking a lead in the opening minutes that it wouldn’t relinquish. But Concord hung around, at times peppering the Brady-Trinity net. Then, midway through the final period last night, Brady-Trinity put the game away, turning …

Freshmen lead the charge as Concord boys blank Brady, 3-0

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The smaller-than-normal crowd was relatively quiet, the student sections thin. The annual pre-Christmas showdown between the Concord and Bishop Brady hockey teams has lost some of its luster. But you’ll never convince the players of that … especially the freshmen jumping into the crosstown rivalry for the first time. And those freshmen came …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Sarah Plourde, Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey, 33 saves in 6-1 win Tyler Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 19 points, 9 rebounds in 58-40 loss Adrian Hadley, Pittsfield boys’ basketball, 17 points, 7 rebounds in 74-44 loss …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Middle school results The Bow Memorial School boys’ basketball team beat McLaughlin Middle School, 46-37. Bow was led by Max Elsasser (11 points), while Steven Guerrette and Cory Gott had strong games defensively. ∎ The Hopkinton Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Winnisquam, 43-36. Amelia Thomas led all scorers …

Planning board approves plans for poultry processing plant in East Concord

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Concord Planning Board approved a poultry processing plant in East Concord last night, despite opposition from neighbors in multiple public hearings on the proposal. The vote clears the way for Fournier Foods to build a 5,500-square-foot plant for slaughtering and packaging chickens. The company will now finalize …

Seeking Shelter: Once homeless married couple finds apartment and ‘everything’s falling in line’

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Four months ago, things were looking bleak for Robert and Lois Potter. Neither of them could find work. Robert was struggling to shed the stigma of a previous assault conviction. They were living in a grimy rooming house …

Seeking Shelter: Safety net for NH homeless has limited resources

Thursday, December 18, 2014

To understand the homeless services available in Concord – and the challenges that exist in creating new ones – it’s helpful to know something about who funds them and how. Cash comes from four general sources: federal, state …

Seeking Shelter: Critical mass of people focused on homelessness in Concord

Thursday, December 18, 2014

When First Congregational Church opened its cold weather shelter for the season Saturday, the volunteers saved Bunk No. 1. Bunk No. 1 belongs to Red. Red’s real name is Robert Glodgett, and he is 52 years old. He …

My Turn: Tragedies and triumphs unfold each day in shelters

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Last shelter season, with Brian riding shotgun and myself at the wheel, we’d cruise through our frozen city searching behind stores and inside characterless concrete coves and caves. Our mission was always the same – looking for an errant shelter guest who may have passed out in the …

Barnwell-Jensen

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Warren and Julia Emley and Ed Barnwell of Concord announce the engagement of their daughter, Carolyn Barnwell, to Paul Jensen, son of Fred and Naomi Jensen of Delta, Colo. Barnwell, of Washington, D.C., graduated from Middlebury College and …

Bucknam-Ritter

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Mark and Linda Bucknam and Cheri Coughlin of Bow announce the engagement of their daughter, Jena Bucknam, to David Ritter, son of Susan Ritter of Concord. Bucknam, of Manchester, graduated from Salve Regina University and is an internet …

The Insiders: Music and art in one place? You got to check this out

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

If you haven’t noticed, we’re pretty big fans of music and art. Like screaming as the tour bus passes by kind of fans. But we’re sad to report that we’re not all that good at either one of them, which is why when we heard that the Concord …

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The following students earned honors for the first quarter at Bishop Brady High School in Concord. GRADE 12 HIGH HONORS: Kristina Andrewski, Keirra Bartley, John Bryck, Jack Champagne, Sunguk Choi, Emily Claire, Kelly Farrand, Madison Field, Feiyang Gu, Hyerim Kim, Young Chan Kim, Meghan Kissinger, Ngoc Nguyen, Lingfan …