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Letter: Ardinger must state her position on Northern Pass

Monday, September 1, 2014

Kass Ardinger, please tell voters your position on Northern Pass. Are you in favor or opposed? This is a critical issue facing our state and people have the right to know where you stand before they go to vote in the upcoming primary. Evading this issue is not acceptable. You have said: “We don’t just put up our hands and … 2

Letter: Speak up about cancer

Monday, September 1, 2014

Many important decisions about cancer are made in the doctor’s office, but also in Congress. Government officials make decisions every day about health issues that affect your life. As a cancer victim, I know first-hand how important these decisions are to people here in New Hampshire. Cancer will kill too many people from our communities this year. Lawmakers have the power to fund … 0

Letter: Violent injustice

Monday, September 1, 2014

Imagine the hatred it takes to slaughter more than 2,100 Palestinians in Gaza as their bodies are violently shredded to pieces by sophisticated weaponry and munitions largely supplied by the United States. Of the Palestinian dead, 85.6 percent were civilians, including 440 children. People around the globe are again witnessing Israel’s savagery and their complete disregard for the lives of Palestinians. While innocent … 0

Letter: Ardinger has the experience

Sunday, August 31, 2014

In choosing the best candidate for state Senate in District 15, a past history of representative success is an important consideration. Others led the way with years of elected experience before running for the state Senate. Sylvia Larsen, eight years on the Concord City Council, and Susan McLane, … 0

Letter: Ardinger is dedicated

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Kass Ardinger is a public servant who has worked for our community in a variety of ways for more than 20 years, at no pay, with one goal in mind: to make a positive difference for the individuals and families who live here. Her opponent is now attacking … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Beaver Meadow results The team of Glen Shattuck and Travis Martin took first place in the gross Pick Your Partner Best Ball contest, shooting a 72. Scott Hodgkins and Brad Gaudreau took second with a 74, and the team of John Beaudoin and Pete Topolosky rounded out the … 0

The Insiders: Get your tickets to the (actual) gun show

Saturday, August 30, 2014

We told ourselves that we wouldn’t start today’s column by flexing sarcastically and offering two tickets to the gun show, but who are we kidding? Of course that’s how we’re going to start it. Really, though, you can get however many tickets you want to the gun show, … 2

Police: Motorcyclist hits 185 mph in early-morning chase

Saturday, August 30, 2014

A Manchester motorcyclist reached speeds as high as 185 mph while eluding troopers through Bow and Concord early this morning, the state police said. David J. Fries, 31, faces numerous charges, including reckless operation, operating a motorcycle without a license, disobeying a police officer, transportation of drugs, conduct … 0

Letter: Letter writer wrong about Marketplace Fairness Act

Saturday, August 30, 2014

It’s disappointing that the Monitor is again giving Scott Metzger a platform to peddle distortions of the Marketplace Fairness Act (Monitor letters, Aug. 18). He continues to describe the misnamed Marketplace Fairness Act as being aimed at large business. In fact, the largest retailers (Walmart and Amazon) support … 2

Letter: It’s no fun for the pigs

Saturday, August 30, 2014

I am writing concerning the picture appearing in the Aug. 12 issue of the Monitor depicting the “pig rassle” event in Stephensville, Wisc. This form of entertainment may have been fun for the human spectators, but it is torture and stressful for the pigs forced to participate, even … 8

Letter: Behind the destruction

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Will Green of Sutton wrote (Monitor letters, Aug. 23), “Now I understand that young man’s death was tragic down in Missouri, but how in the world does that give people the right to destroy where they lived?” I would like to clue Green in on a word he … 18

High schools: Whitehead’s two goals carry Hopkinton past Bishop Brady, 2-0, in girls’ soccer opener

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Bishop Brady cornered Hopkinton in its own end for much of the first 12 minutes of yesterday’s season-opening girls’ soccer game. The Giants delivered corner kick after corner kick, blasting six in the first half – most of … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 30, 2014

JV results The Concord boys’ JV soccer team defeated Winnacunnet, 6-1. Justin Toler recorded a hat trick. Noah Wachter and Matt Perralt anchored the defense. ∎ The Hopkinton girls’ JV soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-0. The Hawks offense was led by the rookie duo of Grace Clark (three … 0