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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Local golfer Concord Country Club’s Matt Arvantits finished tied for ninth place in the New England PGA Championship at Golf Club of New England in Stratham, finishing with a score of 4 over par. Mojalaki golf Kathy Kuhn and Rosie Dennerly placed first in the Mojalaki ladies’ fun league on Tuesday morning. Lori Lambert and Nancy Guimond came in second … 0

PHOTO: Fair equips students for school at Rundlett in Concord

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Students picking up their packets for the new school year at Rundlett Middle School in Concord could also pick up a new backpack, a full lunch bag, clothing, school supplies, toiletries and books at the Ready to Learn Fair on Wednesday. They also enjoyed free back-to-school haircuts and immunizations and could chat with … 0

Ayotte urges president to develop stronger strategy to respond to Islamic State

Thursday, August 21, 2014

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte yesterday called the murder of Rochester native James Foley by Islamic militants “completely barbaric.” “It frankly reaffirms what I understand, which is that this group is a threat not just to the sovereignty of Iraq but very much a threat to the United States of America,” she said before an event at the New Hampshire Motor Transport Association headquarters … 0

Concord-based NH1 hires Kevin Landrigan in its aim to “own politics in New Hampshire”

Monday, August 18, 2014

Longtime political reporter Kevin Landrigan may have been laid off from the Telegraph’s now-shuttered State House bureau Friday. But this week, it’s a whole new story. Bill Binnie’s New Hampshire 1 News announced yesterday that it has hired Landrigan and CNN political editor Paul Steinhauser for its new … 3

Concord native Kristin Forbes tapped to join Bank of England

Monday, August 18, 2014

Concord native Kristin Forbes has been appointed to the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England. Forbes, who is a tenured professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, previously made news when she became the youngest-ever person appointed to the White House’s Council of Economic … 0

Letter: Time for crowded aisles

Monday, August 18, 2014

It is time to stop this greed and lust for power and give us back our store. Market Basket has long been the best grocery store in the city of Concord. Its regular prices on the items I usually buy have been equal to or even less than … 0

Letter: A fix for foreclosures

Monday, August 18, 2014

New Hampshire needs a bill to require all foreclosed property to be brought up to code before it is put back on the market. That way, residents of Concord and other towns and cities will not become homeless. What’s more, by the New Hampshire Constitution people in need … 2

Letter: Feltes for the big people

Monday, August 18, 2014

New Hampshire needs Dan Feltes in the state Senate. Feltes will work hard, as he always has, for the people who work hard to make our economy great. He will work hard for the people who stock the shelves, teach the children, pave the roads, wait the tables … 1

Letter: Feltes will cross the aisle

Monday, August 18, 2014

I am supporting Democrat Dan Feltes for the state Senate seat representing Concord, Warner, Hopkinton and Henniker for reasons other letter writes have listed: his commitment to protecting a woman’s right to choice, affordable housing for seniors and working families, energy efficiency and renewable energy, pay equity and … 2

Letter: Save the big cats

Monday, August 18, 2014

On Aug. 9, I had the pleasure of attending an event at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. The keynote speaker for the evening was Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, a world-renowned big cat researcher and CEO of Panthera. Most people around the world only know of big cats from … 6

Corrections department holds job fair in Concord, Manchester to recruit new officers, relieve strain

Monday, August 18, 2014

Guarding a prison isn’t exactly Adam Callahan’s first choice of professions. But a man needs a job, and at 31, married and unemployed since at least June, he’s feeling the pinch of life without a paycheck. So on Thursday about 2 p.m., the New Jersey native and disabled … 1

Concord’s Ferreira runner-up at Ironman Mont-Tremblant

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Just three weeks after winning the Ironman triathlon in Lake Placid, N.Y., Concord’s Amber Ferreira finished runner-up at Ironman Mont-Tremblant yesterday, unofficially stamping her ticket to the Ironman World Championships on the Kona Coast of Hawaii in October. Yesterday’s finish moved her into 11th place in the world … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Bill Heinz golf Matt Latourette (Concord High) birdied the final hole at Pembroke Pines Country Club to capture the Bill Heinz City Junior Golf Championship by two strokes over Jesse Demers (Merrimack Valley) with two-day totals of 169 … 0