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High school Player of the Season for girls’ basketball

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

MAYSON KIMBALL School: Merrimack Valley High Honors: The sophomore averaged a double-double through all four tournament games, leading the Pride in scoring in each one on the way to the title. 3 favorites: The fall season, my dog, basketball Winning a state championship is … Really exciting and something I want to experience again. Other than winning the title, what … 0

Coe-Brown girls’ track wins easily at home; boys finish third

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ track and field team made a statement at their home meet against Portsmouth and Kennett, scoring 105 points and handily defeating Portsmouth (31) and Kennett (27). The Bears had 10 athletes win a total of 12 events. Leading the way were Alley Savioli (first shotput, second discus), Megan Rouillard (first discus, second shotput), Jelesa Nelson (first triple jump, second 100, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

JV results The Kearsarge JV softball team beat Hillsboro-Deering, 19-9. ∎ The Concord JV baseball team dropped its opener to Trinity Monday, 9-7. Sean Fallon had two hits for the Tide. Matt LaTourette ripped a triple and Cass Parker added an RBI to lead the offense. Youth lacrosse results The Blue Storm U11 team played defeated Exeter Sunday, 11-1. Bradley Roberts scored four goals … 0

Centennial Senior Center in Concord, N.H., grows again with Good Life Programs & Activities

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

For Joanne Magarian, her retirement in November meant she could do the things she never had time for when she was working at the Department of Education. Now, she takes oil pastel classes and meets with new friends. … 0

Concord City Council to vote on buying New Hampshire Employment Security building

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Without a developer to take over the New Hampshire Employment Security site this spring, Concord has stepped closer to snatching up the property itself. In a nonpublic session Monday, the city council decided to hear feedback from the … 0

The Insiders: It’s our inaugural attempt to welcome an inaugural poet to Concord

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The English language can be a confusing thing sometimes, even to those of us who don’t speak another one. Many phrases can be misleading without some context. Like all-you-can-eat, for instance – turns out most establishments apply that guarantee only to one meal, even if you sleep at … 0

Letter: Not quite North Korea

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

I read with some amusement the Monitor’s reporting of the recent gathering of prominent and aspiring conservatives, particularly Mike Huckabee’s quip that, “I’m beginning to think that there’s more freedom in North Korea sometimes than there is in the U.S.” The fact that he could say that in … 0

Letter: Thwarting Boehner

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Mr. President, how about an executive order to restore the emergency unemployment extension? If John Boehner can kill a bill on purpose, try this as a solution. MALCOLM GRAHAM ROGERS Concord … 0

Letter: Follow the money

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

We have a new big money player in New Hampshire: His name is Peter T. Paul. He just set up a Super PAC and planted half a million in it with the intent to get his “friend” Dan Innis elected to Congress. Big money and politics is now … 0

Letter: Kuster alternatives

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster’s unabashed support for Obamacare is particularly troubling here in Concord where our own local hospital is not part of the network of the Obamacare exchange’s only insurance plan. So much for being able to keep your doctor. The reality of “you can keep your … 0

Letter: The value of Concord Express

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

We have an opportunity to make improvements in both the regional economy and the environment. While the improvements may be small, the opportunity should not be squandered. The Concord Express has been running for some months now but is in danger of being discontinued (“Report: Continue Bus Service,” … 0

High school stars of the day

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Jeremy Caruso, Pembroke baseball, 4-for-4 in 9-7 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown softball, 8 strikeouts and no walks in complete game shutout, 3-for-4 Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, 10 strikeouts in 6-1 win Nate Corriveau, Bow baseball, 9 strikeouts and 2 hits in complete game shutout, 2-for-4, 2 RBI Josh … 0