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Letter: Show some support, Senator

Monday, January 26, 2015

How did Kelly Ayotte ever get elected? I was totally embarrassed watching her while the president gave his State of the Union speech. I don’t think she is so important that she shouldn’t clap at least once during his speech. That’s not the only thing about her that makes me sick. It turns out she is a climate change denier, …

Downtown: Concord officials comfortable with minimal safety net on Main Street project

Monday, January 26, 2015

Better safe than sorry, right? Maybe not, in the case of the Main Street project. As Concord prepares to break ground on the downtown redesign this spring, the city has already dipped into its contingency fund to buy $200,000 worth of signs. That leaves the city with about $94,000 for unforeseen costs during construction – less than 1 percent of the $10.69 million …

Finals scores from the Black Ice Pond Hockey Championship

Monday, January 26, 2015

18+ Women Renegades 13, Barley House 9 18+ Open Moose Knucklers 8, Jack Edwards Teeth/Cheers 4 18+ Rec Fubar 8, Kearsarge Krew 7 35+ A Men’s Hard Chargers 8, Capital City Hockey Club 4 35+ B Men’s Grass Dawgs 6, 180 Proof/Ortho Care 2 50+ Men’s Turkey Pond Flyers 7, Cheer’s “FU” Frenchie …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hoops tourney champions The Bow 3 girls’ basketball team won the Merrimack Basketball Tourney 3/4 Pee Wee Girls Division Championship. Bow beat Brookline, 31-5, in the semifinals. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (16 points) and Catherine …

High school schedule changes ahead of the storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

With the potential for a blizzard hitting the state late today and through the day tomorrow, Concord High has changed a couple of its basketball games. The girls’ game at Winnacunnet was moved from tomorrow to this evening, with varsity starting at 5:30. Tonight’s boys’ home game has …

Fat tires, fat bikes, a growing fad among N.H. outdoor enthusiasts

Monday, January 26, 2015

You may have seen them rumbling on trails at Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown, or through Clough State Park in Dunbarton. The fat tires are what you’d remember, the distinct feature of fat bikes, a growing fad …

High schools: Concord girls’ team, Hopkinton’s Nadeau off to good starts in N.H. Coaches Series

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Local Nordic skiers fared well at the New Hampshire Coaches Series Race yesterday, especially on the girls’ side, with Concord winning the race and Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau taking the individual title in the 5K skate race hosted by White Mountains. The NH Coaches Series, featuring public and private …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sarah Nadeau, Hopkinton girls’ x-c ski, 1st place NH Coaches Series out of 145 skiers Kate Andy, Concord girls’ x-c ski, 3rd at NH Coaches Series Lilly Naimie, Bow girls’ x-c ski, 4th at NH Coaches Series Amandaline Tibbals, Concord girls’ hockey, 37 saves in 5-2 loss to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, January 25, 2015

JV result The Concord High JV girls’ basketball team earned its third win of the season, defeating Salem, 40-17. Concord outscored Salem 21-4 in the third quarter after trailing by three at halftime. Gabby Evans led all scorers with eight points, while Becca Zenor, Marissa Neal and Emily …

Christian nonprofit looks to open transitional housing for families, homeless shelter

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Open Hands Resource Center is raising money to open a transitional housing facility and a homeless shelter in Concord. The Christian nonprofit, which runs a drop-in center for the homeless on North State Street, is soliciting donations to …

State rep wants to examine safety regulations for mobility scooters

Saturday, January 24, 2015

State Rep. Dick Patten is worried about his sister. For the past few years, he said, she has relied on a mobility scooter to get around Concord, running errands and venturing outdoors in spite of a physical disability. …

Concord Town Crier for Jan. 25, 2015

Saturday, January 24, 2015

East Side Unlease your creativity with intro to game design class ∎ Concord TV will host a Non-Profit PSA Day on Wednesday from noon to 7 p.m. at Studio B at the Heights Community Center, 14 Canterbury Road. The …

The Insiders: Come for the science and stay for the, um, science (and the fun!) with The Amazing Nano Brothers

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Nothing gets a party started quite like nanoscale science and technology, amirite? We’re talking molecules and probe microscopy and probably some other kinds of scopys – you know, the kind of stuff that just screams FUN! And you think we’re being sarcastic – we’re actually just describing this …