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Letter: Yes, please

Monday, November 24, 2014

A Trader Joe’s in Penacook is the best idea I have heard in a long time (Monitor editorial, Nov. 19). I hope city officials read the editorial and take it to heart – a resounding “yes” to Trader Joe’s! LINDA FANNY Concord …

Letter: Why Facebook?

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Your new procedures for leaving comments has really cut down the number of comments. You must have a Facebook account? Why? What on Earth does that have to do with it? I haven’t figured out why, after writing a couple of comments several weeks ago, I can no longer do so. By looking at the sparse number of comments, I’m far from the …

Letter: Liberal bias

Saturday, November 22, 2014

It’s been nearly two weeks and not one mention of Jonathan Gruber’s Obamacare remarks regarding stupid Americans. I guess it just doesn’t fit into the Monitor’s biased liberal agenda. It’s actual news that you refuse to report on. So maybe I’m the stupid American because I continue to pay for your pathetic rag. Not for long. MICHAEL HAYES Concord …

Letter: A pumpkin past its prime

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Oh, jack o’ lantern on my step, how swiftly by the time has crept. All Hallow’s Eve was your night with glowing yellow candles bright. And trick-or-treaters all athrill at your orange globe (and my carving skill). But now the candy’s disappeared and costumes put ’way ’til next …

Quirky brewers set to open ‘eclectic’ nanobrewery in Concord

Monday, November 24, 2014

To get a feel for what the Area 23 nanobrewery coming to Concord will be like, you needn’t look further than its name. If you ask Kevin Bloom, one of the co-owners, why it’s Area 23, he gives …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 24, 2014

Youth basketball The Bow 5/6 A boys’ basketball team (pictured) rolled to a 53-30 victory over Bedford in the Bedford Basketball Tournament Championship game, led by Cooper Larrabee’s 14 points and Shaun Lover’s prolific rebounding. Also leading the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 23, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Joe Graffy made eight saves as the Brandeis men’s soccer team defeated Amherst, 1-0 (6-5 on PKs) to advance to the Division III Tournament quarterfinals. It was Graffy’s 15th shutout of the season. ∎ Tiffany Lewis of Hillsboro had 11 rebounds to help the Plymouth State …

Announcements for Nov. 24, 2014

Sunday, November 23, 2014

CONCORD Fit Friday Jeremy’s Bootcamp, 153 Manchester St., will donate proceeds from classes Friday to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Concord. All are welcome to participate by donating any amount of money to take part in a Bootcamp class. The goal is to raise $2,620 (the …

Ray Duckler: A man with clean morals, values and clothing

Sunday, November 23, 2014

When I looked into the background of the late Jay Rosenfield, something didn’t jibe. Two of his children are physicians, one is a retired doctor, one is a lawyer and another co-founded a giant energy consulting company. Rosenfield, …

Tomie dePaola visits Gibson’s Bookstore for discussion, book signing

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Listeners young and old filled chairs, sat on the floor and peered around bookshelves at Gibson’s Bookstore in Concord yesterday morning to hear from local author and illustrator Tomie dePaola. “I love my home, I work at home. …

PHOTOS: Annual Christmas parade celebrates Christmas on the Farm

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The annual Christmas parade on the Heights strolled down Loudon Road to Steeplegate Mall in Concord yesterday morning. This year’s theme was Christmas on the Farm. …

What is ‘current use’?

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The state Department of Revenue Administration’s Current Use Board will hear public input at a forum in Concord tomorrow on slight modifications to the assessment rates proposed for next year. The current use program is designed to encourage conservation of open space in the state, said Current Use …

The Insiders: Get your moustache ready for race day this morning

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Doctors recommend getting blah blah minutes of exercise a day, and though some respected medical outlets have yet to add this additional nugget of information, we’re pretty sure we’ve read that it counts double if you exercise while wearing a mustache headband. That’s an attainable goal this morning, …