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Letter: ‘Senior salute’ isn’t a tradition

Friday, September 4, 2015

Many of us who are satisfied in the extreme with our children’s St. Paul’s School education were dismayed by the Tuesday editorial. There is no senior salute “tradition.” There is no misogynistic “spring ritual.” There are no “tacitly sanctioned games of conquest.” It seems there are several students who broke the school’s rules in the time frame of the last …

Letter: Get on board

Friday, September 4, 2015

This is an open letter to all the news outlets, including local TV stations, newspapers and radio: If you continue to ignore the national wave that is Bernie Sanders for President, this wave will ignore, no boycott, all of your advertisers. What a shame it is when you choose to not cover Bernie and show your true colors. Only bad news will do …

High schools: Strong second half lifts Bow girls’ soccer over familiar foe Hopkinton

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Bow girls’ soccer team has kept alive its winning ways from its past two championship seasons. It would be a stretch, however, to say that the team has looked perfect in the early going. On Thursday, against a nemesis no less, the Falcons took a step toward recapturing that state title form. …

Concord volleyball looking to make move from playoff team to Division I favorite

Friday, September 4, 2015

After years in which he was more than willing to set playoff rounds and seedings as goals for his team, Concord volleyball Coach Jonathan Flower took the less tangible approach when discussing the outlook for the 2015 version …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 4, 2015

Danni DesRuisseaux, Bow girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-0 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist with 3-under 33 in win Taryn Hubley, Kearsarge girls’ soccer, freshman scored 3 goals in 4-0 win Lyndon Flanigan, Hopkinton field hockey, freshman scored 2 goals in 3-0 win Maddie Winters, Hillsboro-Deering girls’ …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ volleyball teams

Friday, September 4, 2015

High school girls’ volleyball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Rick Veno (5 th year) Last year: 14-5, reached semifinals Returning starter: Katie Dyer, sr., OH Top newcomers: Jordan Lippmeire, MH; Kerri Riley, OH; Casey Davies, sr., MH Outlook: …

Patriots Nation exults over ruling allowing Brady to play

Friday, September 4, 2015

BOSTON – Patriots Nation was crowing after a federal judge on Thursday erased New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game “Deflategate” suspension. The decision rippled through lunchtime conversations among office workers, construction crews, tourists and others in downtown …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, September 4, 2015

JV result The Bow JV field hockey team beat Newport, 1-0. Isabelle Dolcino scored for Bow, while Charlotte Clement played well at midfield and Jeannine Roy and Pinky Fleury played well on defense. Freshman results The Concord freshman boys’ soccer team lost to Exeter, 4-2. Aiden Donnelly scored …

Judge gives Labrie team two weeks to prepare argument against felony charge

Friday, September 4, 2015

A judge has given Owen Labrie’s lawyers two weeks to explain why he should throw out the St. Paul’s School graduate’s lone felony conviction. The attorneys would normally have had until today to submit such a request, but …

Filing period for Concord city, school board opens today

Friday, September 4, 2015

Candidates can begin filing today for Concord’s city and school elections in November. Elections will be held for mayor, city council seats in all 10 wards, the at-large city council seats held by Mark Coen and Steve Shurtleff and three school board seats. Most incumbents on the Concord …

Speeding motorcyclist sentenced to six months in jail

Friday, September 4, 2015

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to racing a stolen motorcycle upwards of 180 mph on Interstate 93 in Canterbury. Daniel Thibeault, 32, of Swansea, Mass., was sentenced Thursday in Merrimack County Superior Court to six months in jail, followed by two years on probation. Thibeault pleaded guilty …

Letter: A caring city

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Having lived in Concord for almost a year now, I am speaking from experience when I say that Concord is a wonderfully friendly city. Not only is it friendly, but every single time I go shopping from Havenwood-Heritage Heights, someone has gone out of their way to be …

Thanks A Million: A fantastic show at the Whittaker Place

Thursday, September 3, 2015

‘Mother Goose Rocks, produced by Kim Marshall, activities director of The John H. Whittaker Place, provided a thoroughly unique and hysterical theatrical experience with the residents on Aug. 25. The acting was endearing, costumes were superb and the music provided by Mark Stanzler rocked the house! Smiles and …