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Concord High School honor roll

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The following students earned honors for the third quarter at Concord High School. Grade 12 High Honors: Thomas Bengtson, Flannery Black-Ingersoll, Heidi Breton, Mikaela Callahan, Courtney DiFilippo, Kyla Dreffer, Lucy Eills, Sarah Ek, Andrew Grondin, Molly Henry, Shanna Huyck, Azwad Iqbal, Harpreet Kaur, Mattias Lambert, Mariana Lassonde, Corinne LeBell, Brooke Macri, Hannah Mason, Courtney Menczywor, Hope Morrison, Katarina Murphy, Katherine …

Volunteers recognized

Thursday, May 28, 2015

New American Africans Executive Director Honore Murenzi (left) and brother Gentil Kamanzi and Claude Rwigema, originally from Rwanda, present Mark Seymour of Concord with a certificate of appreciation for his volunteer work with the after-school program. New American Africans recently recognized 16 volunteers. …

Rundlett Middle School mourns loss of student

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A sixth grader at Concord’s Rundlett Middle School passed away Wednesday night after a medical emergency, according to a statement from school officials. The girl needed to go to the hospital for a medical emergency earlier in the day, according to a letter Rundlett Middle School principal Tom Sica sent to students’ families …

Letter: The real arrogance

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Arrogance – that is a serious word. We don’t need to worry a lot about climate change because climate scientists are too arrogant? Really?! What part of scientific consensus statements such as, “It is extremely likely that humans are the dominant cause of warming since the mid-20th century” …

Bernie Sanders draws a crowd at Concord campaign stop

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Eighty-year-old Marlene Gilman stood for more than a half-hour in a sweltering, cramped room on Main Street in Concord with about a hundred others, waiting for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to emerge. The lack of air conditioning and …

High schools: Concord girls’ tennis team makes quick work of Salem in quarterfinals

Thursday, May 28, 2015

They had won eight straight coming into yesterday’s quarterfinal match. They had beaten their opponent, No. 6 Salem, by a convincing margin earlier in the season. So the girls on the Concord High tennis team were confident taking …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Brody Fredricks, John Stark boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 1 assist in 10-6 win Tim Harmon, Winnisquam baseball, complete game, 10 strikeouts, 4 hits allowed in 4-0 win Sam Wood, John Stark softball, 3-for-5, 2 home runs in 29-2 win Erica Doubleday, Winnisquam softball, 2-for-4, triple, 4 RBI in …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, May 28, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ tennis Division I semifinals No. 3 Concord (14-1) at No. 2 Derryfield (14-1), 4 p.m. P revious tournament matches: Both teams swept their quarterfinal matches, with Concord ousting No. 6 Pinkerton, 9-0, and Derryfield eliminating No. 7 Winnacunnet, 9-0. Head to head: The …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, May 28, 2015

JV results The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team defeated Manchester Central, 13-0. Jessica Nelson led with four goals, while Brenna Vandersea, Tori Pelletier and Olivia Painchaud added two goals apiece and Brett Stoddard and Julia Ek each scored one. ∎ The Hopkinton JV baseball team defeated Mascoma, 6-0, to …

The Insiders: Bird knowledge will be dropped at the 5 Rivers annual gathering tonight

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Despite the urging from celebrated scholarly philosopher L.L. Cool J not to call it a comeback, we’re afraid that’s just what we’re going to do. How else to explain the triumphant return of the bald eagle to the Granite State? The best part is, we’re not going to …

Changes upcoming as Concord library’s new director brings innovative spirit

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

On Tuesday afternoon, the scene inside the Concord Public Library on Green Street was far from a dusty stereotype. Two young girls ran past the checkout counter. A staff person scanned a stack of books for a man …

Merrimack Valley School Board seeks board member, clerk

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Merrimack Valley School Board is looking to for a new clerk and board member. The open board member position must be filled by a Loudon resident, but residents in any of the school district’s five towns – Penacook, Loudon, Boscawen, Webster and Salisbury – are eligible to …

Traveling nurse accused of diverting drugs from Concord Hospital, altering patients’ medical charts

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A traveling nurse assigned to the emergency department of Concord Hospital is accused of pocketing prescription narcotics, including morphine and fetanyl, and altering the medical charts of patients, according to the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office. The New …