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Concord High School Honor Roll

Friday, March 6, 2015

The following students made the honor roll at Concord High School for the second quarter. Grade 9 High Honors: Brianna Bailey, Phoebe Baker, Cameron Beaupre, Orrin Bliss, Cecily Braley, Nicole Cacciola, Tejun Celestin, Hailey Cerrato, Emma Chaput, Alice Chui, Elijah Czysz, Daniel Desmond, Riley Drew, Alexander Duncan, Isabelle Dunn, Ella Fabozzi, Drue Foster, Michaela Hayes, Katie Henry, Nathanael Hillyer, Kathryn …

Announcements: Scouts celebrate

Friday, March 6, 2015

CONCORD Scouts’ honor West Congregational Church and Scout Troop and Pack 81 will have a “Celebration of Accomplishments” on March 8 at 10 a.m. for those who have been involved with Troop or Pack 81. The church has been a longtime supporter of the troop and pack as far back as 1932. This year Troop 81 merged with Troop 86. This is a …

Samaha–Goslant

Friday, March 6, 2015

Samaha–Goslant Peter and Debra Samaha of Concord announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Samaha, to Matthew Goslant, son of Kenneth and Lisa Goslant of North Field, Vt. Samaha, of Charlotte, N.C., graduated from the University of New Hampshire. She works at Bard Medical. Goslant graduated from State University of New York at …

Letter: An expensive habit

Thursday, March 5, 2015

First of all, no one should be forced to be outside because they do not have a place to stay warm in this terrible winter weather. A Monitor front-page story on Feb. 18 told about Scott Titus and Kimberly Graham being homeless and trying to get into the …

Letter: Ives for selectman

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Loudon is a great place to live. I have spent the past 18 years of my life working to keep it that way. I was on the zoning board for three terms and have been on the board of selectmen for three terms. I’ve also been a member …

High schools: Loiselle gives Pembroke the inside edge in 58-38 first-round win

Thursday, March 5, 2015

PEMBROKE – Karli Loiselle, Pembroke Academy’s tallest post player, gave away 3 inches to Windham’s 6-foot-1 power forward Casey Dinga. That’s the only thing Loiselle gave away last night. The Spartans’ junior forward scored 11 of her game-high …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Boys’ basketball Division III second round No. 10 Farmington (12-6) at No. 7 Winnisquam (14-4), 7 p.m. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: The Bears were chugging right along, riding a seven-game winning streak until a loss to No. 8 Gilford …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Youth basketball The Concord Boys and Girls Club 3/4 grade girls’ team defeated Chester to advance in the Manchester Suburban League playoffs. The offense was led by Maddie Watcher, Isabelle Rivera, Sarah Taylor and Maddie Kelley. Defensively, Katie Vlacich, Julianna Palhof and Lilly Hackett held Chester scoreless in …

Strike, bad weather lead to fourth-quarter losses for FairPoint

Thursday, March 5, 2015

A four-month employee strike and terrible weather resulted in a tough fourth quarter for FairPoint Communications, according to the company’s annual earnings release. FairPoint, a leading communications provider in northern New England, lost $43.6 million in the final …

The Insiders: Check out all the great stuff Concord students have created

Thursday, March 5, 2015

We really like kids art. It reminds us a lot of our work, even though it comes from people who actually have a chance at being an artist. Unfortunately, none of our originals will be on display tonight, …

Exhibit in Concord chronicles Poland’s struggle for independence

Thursday, March 5, 2015

An exhibit traveling North America that chronicles Poland’s struggle for independence is in New Hampshire. “From War to Victory” is on display at the New Hampshire State Library in Concord. It’s on display weekdays through Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The exhibit focuses on the 50 …

Concord man gets 17 years in prison on robbery, gun charges

Thursday, March 5, 2015

A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison on robbery and firearms charges. Prosecutors said 33-year-old Benjamin Hugron of Concord walked into a restaurant in Penacook in August 2013, pointed a gun at the cashier, demanded money and walked away with more than $300. …

High schools: Kearsarge boys upset Bow in first round of D-III tourney

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

There is one major thing in basketball that cannot be taught, no matter the effort: height. Chris Gaudreau’s Bow boys saw that firsthand as his 14th-seeded Falcons were upset by 19th-seeded Kearsarge in the first round of the …