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Letter: Shaheen owes state explanation for TPP vote

Friday, May 29, 2015

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen voted this month with 13 other Democratic senators and 48 Republicans for cloture over the issue of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, thus paving the way for fast track authority for the president. In the opinion of many – Paul Krugman, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and the Gutenberg Project, for example – the TPP, a so-called trade pact, is actually …

High schools: Tide boys’ tennis team wins epic match over Derryfield in semifinals

Friday, May 29, 2015

MANCHESTER – The moment was impossibly full. Tension, drama, disbelief and release all crammed into a three-second window that the Concord boys’ tennis team flung open in victory. “This was the most exciting, most dramatic win I’ve had in all my years as a coach,” said Concord’s Dave Page, who is in his …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 29, 2015

McKayla Reale, Hopkinton softball, 4-for-5, 3 runs, double, 2 RBI in 15-6 win Taylor Darrell, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 19-12 loss Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 5 goals in 13-3 win Veronyca Daniels, Concord girls’ lacrosse, 5 goals, assist in 16-3 win Amanda Murray, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 19-12 loss Tess Masci, Hopkinton girls’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 7-6 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, May 29, 2015

High school tournaments today Track & field Division I championships At Winnacunnet H.S., Hampton, 4 p.m. Schedule of events: 4 p.m. – (girls, then boys) long jump, pole vault, javelin, shot put; (boys, then girls) triple jump, high jump, discus; 5 p.m. – (girls, then boys) 4x800 final; …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, May 29, 2015

AAU baseball champions The U13 Concord Cannons won the NH Bobcats third annual Memorial Day Classics tournament, going undefeated during the weekend. The Cannons defeated Seacoast United, 10-3, in the first game. Cam Magerer went 3-for-3, while Alex …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, May 29, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won the Seacoast Championships last Friday with 131 points, well ahead of D-I Exeter (106). 2. CONCORD BOYS’ TENNIS (3) advanced to its first D-I final since 2007 with yesterday’s dramatic 5-4 win at No. …

Not your average cookout: Competitors prepare for intense showdown at Monadnock Up In Smoke BBQ-Beer Festival

Friday, May 29, 2015

Jayna Todisco Coulon spent the last week gearing up for a big showdown, with the fierceness and discipline you’d expect from any seasoned competitor. She’s practiced her technique over and over, paid special attention to making sure she …

Canterbury crash victim died 'doing what he loved'

Friday, May 29, 2015

For Billy Ainsworth, fast was never quite fast enough. Even as a young kid, he was constantly searching for new means of acceleration, by modifying a bicycle, by tinkering on a dirt bike. By the time he got …

The Insiders: Dances like the ones you’ll see tonight from the Concord Dance Academy are numbered. Like, literally.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

We feel confident at this stage of our lives saying we’ve nailed the skills necessary for paint-by-numbers, so we’re pretty much professional artists now. Our dancing skills aren’t quite on par, though – which means someone should really …

Financial literacy fair gives students a taste of adulthood, budgeting

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hunter David wants to become an electrical engineer. It’s a decent job that will pay him about $60,000 a year, but still about $5,000 below the state’s median family income. While Hunter, a 14-year-old student at Bow Memorial …

Concord will start paving these 14 streets starting June 1

Thursday, May 28, 2015

City officials released a list of 14 streets scheduled to be resurfaced starting Monday. Sites include Dwinell Drive, Federal Street, Gale Street, Holt Street, Orchard Street, Pleasant Street (Langley to Fisk), Pleasant View Avenue, Prince Street, Redington Road, Short Street, Silk Farm Road (Clinton Street to Interstate 93), …

Construction restarts on Route 3 corridor

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Construction on the final phase of improvements to Route 3 in Concord will begin Monday, according to the city manager’s newsletter. The contractor will raise utility covers along the corridor between Coral Street and Stark Street to prepare for paving. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in …

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 …