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Concord

Letter: A caring city

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Having lived in Concord for almost a year now, I am speaking from experience when I say that Concord is a wonderfully friendly city. Not only is it friendly, but every single time I go shopping from Havenwood-Heritage Heights, someone has gone out of their way to be kind and helpful. It has truly amazed me so that I’ve meant …

Thanks A Million: A fantastic show at the Whittaker Place

Thursday, September 3, 2015

‘Mother Goose Rocks, produced by Kim Marshall, activities director of The John H. Whittaker Place, provided a thoroughly unique and hysterical theatrical experience with the residents on Aug. 25. The acting was endearing, costumes were superb and the music provided by Mark Stanzler rocked the house! Smiles and laughter were shared by everyone and completely contagious. An experience I am glad I did …

Announcements: Skate like a pro

Thursday, September 3, 2015

TILTON Skate on Whether you are an old pro who wants to keep up your skills or you’ve never put on skates before, try skating at the Tilton School Ice Arena on Monday nights from 6 to 7 p.m. The first session of Magic Glades Figure Skating Club begins Sept. 21 in Tilton. Tuition is $80 for a six-week session. There are two …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Gavin Knight, Pittsfield boys’ soccer, sophomore goaltender earns shutout in first varsity start Hunter Ledoux, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ soccer, one goal and two assists in 6-0 win Mara Grady, Hillsboro-Deering girls’ soccer, three goals in 13-0 win Emma Caveney, Bishop Brady field hockey, 17 saves in first half of …

High schools: Bow field hockey weathers early storm, blanks Hopkinton, 2-0

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Bow High field hockey team was able to withstand an early barrage against Hopkinton, as the Hawks came out on fire and outshot the Falcons 6-1 in the first half. Bow grabbed control of the game in …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

JV results The John Stark girls’ JV soccer team defeated Hopkinton, 3-1. Quianna Willard, Sara Nikias and Gillian McGirr scored goals for the Generals, while Meg Ellsworth tallied the Hawks’ goal. Erin Donahue played well in net for Hopkinton, and Sofia Locke and Maura Zankel led the defense. …

At the start of a new school year, a day of firsts for Concord students and administrators alike

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord’s elementary schools buzzed with activity Tuesday morning as hundreds of kids returned to school. It was a day of firsts for students of all ages, and also for new Superintendent Terri Forsten. Forsten, who officially started in …

CRIMELINE: Concord police looking for suspect in attempted armed robbery

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Concord police are looking for a young man who tried to rob a Penacook convenience store Saturday night. Police were called to Sam’s Food Store on Village Street shortly after 9 p.m. for an attempted armed robbery. The clerk told officers that a man entered the store, …

Letter: A wonderful secret

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

David Tardif’s Aug. 23 letter to the Monitor made me recall something else about Grace Muzzey. She and my mother worked together long ago, and I knew from her that Grace got the first Social Security card. What David made me remember was that Grace was on national …

Letter: An incomplete picture

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

On Aug. 23, the Sunday Monitor Your Life section ran a piece called “Into School,” that featured 12 soon-to-be kindergartners. They were asked a number of questions about their anticipated first day: What were they scared or nervous about? What did they expect to learn? What did they …

Letter: The paparazzi approach

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

I have been following the Planned Parenthood stories and wish to say that any politically influenced study of this group will be tainted. It should be a court case, to be examined with transparency, not an investigation by Congress. Oh, yes, there will still be problems, witness the …

Letter: St. Paul’s must look within

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

As a citizen of Concord and former educator I have always had the highest regard for St. Paul’s School; however, it is time for the school to take a long hard look in the mirror. ROBERT SILVA Concord …

The present – and distant future – look brighter for Concord High golf team

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Senior Matt LaTourette is back to lead the Concord High golf team this fall, and fellow seniors Connor Daniels and Trevor Moore will once again be part of the team’s nucleus. But the big story for the Crimson …