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Dennis McManus bio

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Born: Concord High school: Bishop Brady, 1969 graduate Colleges: Plymouth State, Indiana University Coach: Plymouth State, 1984-2015 Manager: Concord Quarry Dogs, 2001-03 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) won the New England Region Squirt Tier 1 hockey championship. The Capitals went undefeated in the tournament, beating the Boston Stars, the Green Mountain Glades and the Waltham Express twice. The Capitals defeated the Connecticut Wolfpack, 7-1, in the final. The Concord players …

Retired general McChrystal trying to change 'cultural expectation' of service year

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

As the commander of American troops in Afghanistan, U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal devised a military strategy that included embedding themselves with locals. The strategy, coined counter-insurgency, aimed to address root causes of violence that undermined the political structure in the region. Now, the retired four-star general is looking at the root causes …

Ray Duckler: Why don’t we test for Krabbe? Inquiring minds want to know

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

She sat nervously in the waiting area, outside Room 205 at the Legislative Office Building, facts in her folder, friend by her side. She thought about her late son, Freddie, who’d be in high school by now, driving, …

N.H. health care officials say abortion buffer zone law, though barely enforced, has led to fewer, more civil protests

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Though officials are not actively enforcing a state law that sets 25-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics, health care providers say its existence has led to more civilized protests. “This law has had everybody on their best behavior,” Linda Griebsch, executive director of the Joan G. Lovering Health …

The Insiders: Check the date, then read this column and go to this gallery

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Good morning, readers! And what a morning it is. Why, you ask? Because today’s the day we all get to stroll downtown and finally lay eyes on the finished Main Street project in all its glory. Finally, no …

Concord School District lays out budget cuts before vote

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Concord School Board will vote on its budget tonight. The district intends to raise its budget for this year, but is also anticipating a revenue loss, so officials are looking for ways to reduce spending. The budget is currently figured at $75.32 million, 1.55 percent higher than …

artists display work at Local businesses

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A rea artists will be displaying their work at businesses across the region. Above : Rachel Paul of Henniker, Paul Ducret of Manchester, Nancy Jarvis of Concord, Mary Crump of Concord, Therese DesRosiers of Manchester, Howard Muscott of …

People for March 30, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ANDOVER Madison Powers was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. She is a biochemistry major. BELMONT Daniel Iacopucci was selected as one of two New Hampshire youth volunteers to receive the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. He created a …

People for March 31, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

CONCORD Theresa Capozzi celebrated her 90th birthday with about 50 friends and family members at Presidential Oaks Retirement home in February. Janet Anderson received an award for being a model Daughters of the American Revolution member. She has …

Letter: Lessons of the past

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

When will we ever learn? Back in the 1960s, there was a story in the local paper that went like this: People were calling the police complaining that there were two bodies of homeless men in the snowbanks and children were asking their parents, “Daddy, why are those …

Belmont-Gilford’s Hurst named D-III hockey Player of the Year

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Brogan Hurst, a senior defenseman for the Belmont-Gilford hockey team, was named Division III Player of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to their first championship. Hurst scored eight goals with 22 assists in 18 regular-season games and established himself as the top defenseman in D-III. Teammate Caleb …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Youth basketball The Bow L 3/4 girls’ basketball team (pictured) won the 12th annual Deerfield Basketball Tournament, defeating Deerfield in the championship game, 16-13. Offensively, Bow (20-4) was led by Elle Pingree (eight points), Lyndsey Laperle (six) and …