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High schools: Offense is Tide’s best defense in 5-0 field hockey win

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sometimes a potent offense is all you need. Concord’s defense spent most of yesterday’s game in the midfield rather than defending its goal, the Crimson Tide field hockey team scored in the first two minutes, and relentless offensive pressure led to a 5-0 victory over Nashua South. Oh, and goalie Colleen Casey never had to touch the ball to earn … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Dylan Thomson, Concord boys’ soccer, goalie scored 2 goals on PKs in 4-2 win Cole Sporcic, Pembroke boys’ soccer, shutout, 2 penalty-kick saves in 3-0 win Molly Hagan, John Stark field hockey, game-winning goal in OT in a 2-1 win Corbin LeBlanc, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, shutout in 1-0 win Emily Masse, MV field hockey, 2 goals in 4-0 win … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Bass fishing meet John Stark Regional High is hosting a high school fishing tournament today at Chase Park on Horace Lake in Weare. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the weigh-in at 1 p.m. Bow, Pembroke, John Stark (two teams), Kingswood, Winnacunnet and Con-Val (two teams) will be competing. JV results The Concord JV field hockey team defeated Nashua … 0

Pembroke man charged in July stabbing at White Park

Friday, September 19, 2014

A 21-year-old Pembroke man has been accused of stabbing a teenager and reported friend earlier this summer in White Park, an attack that witnesses have said he confessed to, explaining, “I just felt like doing it.” Michael Bennett was arrested yesterday at the Merrimack County jail, where he … 0

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, September 19, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (1) The Bears took five of the top six spots in a home meet on Saturday. 2. BOW GOLF (3) No team has come within … 0

UNH program brings family businesses together to learn from experts, each other

Friday, September 19, 2014

The time to patch the roof is when the sun is shining. And the time to write a buy-sell agreement with your family members and business partners is before someone throws the cranberry sauce at the wall on Thanksgiving. Writing a buy-sell agreement has been one of the … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, September 19, 2014

JV results The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ soccer team defeated Pelham, 6-2. Jake Cole scored two goals, one on a great finish fed by a Brandon Plante cross. Thomas Ferguson, Plante, Jake Dyer and Dylan Anwar tallied one goal each. Mike Carter, Ben Clark and Matt Otten played strong … 0

Editorial: Looking back and ahead at the same time

Friday, September 19, 2014

For half a century, beginning in the 1960s, the downtowns of most American cities, large and small, began to decline as their residents moved to the suburbs and shoppers abandoned Main Streets for malls. For Concord, 1961, the year the city’s grand train station was demolished, marks the … 0

PSNH plans to rebuild old power line in Concord, Webster

Thursday, September 18, 2014

When PSNH engineer David Still sat before the Concord Planning Board this week, resident Tony Bourque of River Road sat in the audience. As the utility makes plans to resurrect an old 7.5-mile power distribution line through Concord and Webster, some neighbors like Bourque have asked for it … 3

Verdict expected in former health analyst’s wrongful termination trial

Thursday, September 18, 2014

A jury is expected to issue a verdict today in the case of Leslie Ludtke, a former health policy analyst who claims she was wrongfully terminated in 2011 by the New Hampshire Insurance Department. Ludtke was fired after she reportedly voiced concerns over the department’s decision to alter … 0

The Insiders: Look what we found – it’s an entire downtown of stuff to check out

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Normally in this column we (eloquently and hilariously) encourage you to visit someplace downtown. Well today we’re encouraging you to visit all of the places. Today is the debut of Discover Downtown, organized by Intown Concord and the Merchants Roundtable, a campaign aimed at bringing hordes of people … 0

Thanks a million: Car show shined despite weather

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Car show shined With a predicted gloomy day which turned out to be a warm, sunny and humid Saturday, the Kiwanis Club of Concord held its 29th Annual Kiwanis Antique & Classic Car Show at NHTI, Concord’s Community College. More than 200 show cars were entered in 21 … 0

Program seeks host families for exchange students

Thursday, September 18, 2014

CONCORD Host students A German girl who likes canoeing, archery, gymnastics and cooking needs a host family now so that she can attend Concord High School this year. A Spanish boy who likes basketball, swimming, Chess and athletics needs a host family now so that he can attend … 0