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PHOTOS: Roller derby in Concord

Monday, July 27, 2015

Granite State Roller Derby’s home teams the Demolition Dames and Fighting Finches faced off during a bout on Saturday evening at Everett Arena in Concord, July 25, 2015. The two teams and the Granite State All Stars play again Aug. 15 when they host Vette City Roller Derby at Everett. …

Letter: Ayotte thinks long-term

Monday, July 27, 2015

I was impressed to see Sen. Kelly Ayotte make a strong pitch on a long-term transportation and infrastructure bill instead of another short-term patch. Kelly has never been afraid to tackle hard issues, and I’m glad we have a senator who continues to push her colleagues to do the heavy lifting rather than govern through manufactured crises every few months. We’ve seen recently …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 27, 2015

Javelin champion Concord’s Buzz Gagne won the gold medal Sunday in the javelin at the 2015 USATF Masters National Championship held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. Gagne threw 166-11 in the 65-69 age group for his 10th National Masters Championship. Duston CC golf Duston Country Club held its two-day member/guest tournament this weekend. Jeff Hicks and Kevin Rand won …

Heins–Searah

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Rhonda Heins of East Concord and Rick and Robin Heins of Concord announce the engagement of their daughter, Krystal Heins, to Shaun Searah, son of David and Susan Searah of Boscawen. Heins of Concord earned a bachelor’s degree …

Rauh–Benoit

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Rauh–Benoit Lisa Rauh and Brian Benoit were married May 2 at Dunaway Gardens, near Atlanta. The couple’s fathers performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Sarah Rauh of Hudson, Ohio, sister of …

Mr. & Mrs. Stevenson

Saturday, July 25, 2015

David and Gerda (Egloff) Stevenson recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. They were married July 16, 1960 at East Concord Congregational Church in Concord. They have four children: David Stevenson of Manchester; Scott Stevenson of Fairpoint, N.Y.; Erik …

Sanders-Zakre–Krishnamurthy

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Sheila Zakre and Bob Sanders of Concord announce the engagement of their daughter, Rose Sanders-Zakre, to Muralidhar Krishnamurthy, son of Krishnamurthy Kannurao and Kamalakshmi Krishanamurthy of Chennai, India. Sanders-Zakre of Nashua studies business at Southern New Hampshire University. …

Letter: In the weeds

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Who’s responsible? Who is supposed to cut the grass alongside the road, between the road curb and the sidewalk on Bridge Street in Concord. The weeds are more than 3 feet tall on the east side just before the Interstate 93 northbound exit ramp. If you are stopped …

Letter: Poor news judgment

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Seriously? On the front page of the July 17 Concord Monitor we see that “Gunman kills four Marines in Tennessee.” Where is the story? On page B5. Where is all the political foolishness that we have to put up with for 18 months to 2 years prior to …

At Concord town hall, Santorum focuses on national security, Iran

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Guy Hampson of Portsmouth has been waiting to meet Rick Santorum. Hampson has listened with interest to the former senator from Pennsylvania and Republican presidential candidate on the radio, but Santorum hasn’t been to New Hampshire in more …

Concord police arrest pizza worker, seize stash of cocaine, marijuana

Saturday, July 25, 2015

A 26-year-old pizza employee has been arrested in Concord after a month-long investigation into claims he was selling cocaine from the restaurant, according to the police. Kurt Dillon, of Chichester, was detained Thursday and charged with three Class B drug felonies, the department said in a press release. …

The Insiders: Learn what breweriana is (we just did!) and then go check some of it out today

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Sometimes, there are weird words like breweriana. And sometimes those words are celebrating their 43rd annual convention in Concord today. That’s right, the Eastern Coast Breweriana Association’s 43rd annual convention is going on this weekend at the Grappone …

Concord: Room to grow

Saturday, July 25, 2015

SEEDS 4 THE FUTURE is building a 22-foot wide passive solar Geodesic Grow Dome greenhouse during the next couple of weeks to house large scale hydroponic food production and scientific investigations located at White Farm in Concord. It …