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Concord police arrest 2 in overnight break-in

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The police have arrested two men and charged them with felonies relating to an overnight burglary at an Americana Drive home last week. Lt. Timothy O’Malley said he expects more charges to come for at least one of the suspects relating to a string of other burglaries in the city over the past two weeks. Ian Berry, 32, and Abraham … 0

Letter: Party swapping isn’t easy or common in New Hampshire

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A recent editorial stated that in New Hampshire, “party swapping is as common an occurrence as the leaves changing color” and that “devoted Democrats could have had their say in the GOP Senate Primary.” That is wrong. An affiliated voter has to decide to change parties about three months before the election. In order to switch party registration for the 2014 general election, … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Maddie Cheney, Bow girls’ soccer, 3 goals, 1 assist in 4-3 win over Belmont Austin Wheeler, Hillsboro-Deering soccer, 3 goals, 1 assist in 6-2 win Jacob Silverstein, Concord boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 4-2 win over Merrimack Cassidy Huckins, MV field hockey, assist, game-winning goal in 2-1 OT win Meagan Kissinger, Bishop Brady girls’ soccer, goal, assist in 2-1 2OT win Caitie Barrett, … 0

Letter: Thank you for the support

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The New Hampshire primary election has been held, votes have been cast and the results tabulated. I want to congratulate my opponent in the Democratic primary race for state Senate, Dan Feltes, on his victory. He will be a formidable Democratic nominee in the general election Nov. 4. … 0

Letter: A disservice to readers

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

I thank my supporters who came out to vote in the primary election, even though the final results of the county commissioner race were disappointing to me. I also thank my constituents in Concord’s South End, who elected me to three terms in the House of Representatives. It’s … 2

Letter: Shaheen, not Brown, has worked toward gender equity

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

What are commonly called “women’s issues” are really everyone’s issues. Fairness is not a zero sum game. The Paycheck Fairness Act, supported by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and twice voted down by Scott Brown while he has senator from Massachusetts, is meant to insure that you, your wife, your … 1

Letter: What about the Democrats?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The November election is not just one-sided, Concord Monitor. What’s up? Equal coverage for the Democrats – Jeanne Shaheen, Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter – would be welcomed on the front page, too. ANNIE BAILEY Northwood … 0

Letter: Ardinger is a class act

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

I would like to say thank you to Kass Ardinger. Thank you for wanting to continue in public service representing us in the state Senate. Thank you for running a very clean race against Dan Feltes. Even though I voted for Feltes, the district would have been well-represented … 0

Letter: A place of their own

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

When I walk along Main Street and on the Heights, I notice that there are no places where teenagers can hang out besides the skate park. I know there’s the Concord Boys & Girls Club and the YMCA, but why isn’t there a place just for teenagers to … 0

High schools: Scoring touch keeps John Stark field hockey’s hot start going

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

When Jeff Soule took over the John Stark field hockey team his main focus was one thing – “you’ve got to get that goal-scoring mentality going.” That’s not to say that midfield and defensive play isn’t important. It … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team defeated Pelham, 3-0. Zee Meister had two assists, one on a Gerry Donahue goal and another on a goal by Justin Durant. Chandler Cressy rounded out the scoring. ∎ The Belmont JV volleyball team fell to Mascenic, 16-25, 26-24, 17-19. Keagan … 0

Concord company Geneia on the cutting edge of home health monitoring

Monday, September 15, 2014

With its little blinking lights and constant presence above her heart, @home is a reassuring presence in Heather Lavoie’s life. She’s hoping it will be that and more to people at high risk of hospitalization. Lavoie is a … 1

Eight candidates file for four open seats on the Concord School Board

Monday, September 15, 2014

Three of four races for open seats on the Concord School Board will be contested in November. Three of the eight candidates who filed to run by yesterday’s deadline are incumbents. President Clint Cogswell, whose seat is not up for election this year, said he is glad to … 0