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Letter: Both sides lose

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Owen Labrie trial has certainly captured headlines, and it is so surreal that it is getting the coverage it’s getting. Being an inmate at the state prison, I’ve also endured a very public case and can sympathize with what both sides are going through. In the end, no matter what the result, no one walks away unscathed; and there …

Letter: Hard to believe

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Since all St. Paul’s faculty are required to live on-site at the school, I am finding the claim of no knowledge of the “senior salute” incredible. A lawsuit might bring some needed changes. A pain in the wallet has done it for companies convicted of wrongdoings. CAROL DOWNING Concord …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Gavin Knight, Pittsfield boys’ soccer, sophomore goaltender earns shutout in first varsity start Hunter Ledoux, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ soccer, one goal and two assists in 6-0 win Mara Grady, Hillsboro-Deering girls’ soccer, three goals in 13-0 win Emma Caveney, Bishop Brady field hockey, 17 saves in first half of 5-0 loss Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist with 1-under 35 Devi Krashauer, Kearsarge field hockey, …

Letter: CCSNH letter misleading

Monday, August 31, 2015

In response to my letter to the editor (Monitor letters, July 26), Community College System of New Hampshire board member Katharine Bogle Shields tries to defend the actions of the CCSNH leadership, but instead spreads misleading information – and provides yet another reason why an outside investigation of …

Letter: The real debt problem

Monday, August 31, 2015

As a college student, I have learned that life can be expensive. Student loans, auto insurance, rent and other bills quickly add up. Although I have acquired debt throughout my education, I am not terribly worried about it because numerous calculations demonstrate the value of a college degree …

Letter: Bridges past, bridges future

Monday, August 31, 2015

I’ve been reading about the bridge that’s closed in Bow, and it reminds me of a similar situation in Bristol about 30 years ago. There’s a back road that comes out of Bristol Square and goes to New Hampton (Old New Hampton Road), which crosses the Pemigewasset River. …

Fresh start for optimistic Concord High field hockey team

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Bonnie Proulx is living out one of her longtime goals. Now, it’s her job to help her players realize some of theirs. Proulx, who takes over the Concord High field hockey helm this season, longed to coach her …

High schools: Deoliviera scores twice as Bow boys’ soccer team beats Fall Mountain, 3-1

Sunday, August 30, 2015

BOYS’ SOCCER Bow 3, Fall Mtn. 1 Key players: Bow – Victor Deoliviera (2 goals), Thomas Poulin (controlled midfield), Owen Molind (controlled midfield), Ben Guertin (goal, assist), Chase Chamberlin (assist), J.P. Merchan (strong offense), Chris Gallier (solid defense) Highlights/key moments: The Falcons allowed a goal 19 minutes into …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school field hockey teams

Sunday, August 30, 2015

High school field hockey outlook Merrimack Valley Division: II Coach: Kim Kenney (21st year) Last year: 8-8-0, reached quarterfinals Returning starters: Izzy Hoyt, sr., F; Grace Montgomery, jr., F; Raegan Baillargeon, jr., F/D; Jess Mulleavey, jr., MF; Madyn …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 30, 2015

JV results The Bow High girls’ JV soccer team tied Fall Mountain, 1-1, through double overtime. Scoring the lone goal for Bow was Savannah Twombly. Amanda Marshall and Kayleigh Marshall were dynamic in the midfield and Zoe Jukoski applied great pressure up top. Megan Remick and Julia Landcastle …

Downtown: Professionals get a first look at Work Nest

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Contemporary art on the walls. A pinball machine. Bright windows with a view of the South End neighborhood. High bar stools and a comfortable couch. This is Work Nest, and it might be Carolyn Mallon’s new office. “I’ve …

Riverbend expected to launch mobile crisis unit response program

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Starting Tuesday, Riverbend Community Mental Health Services is expected to roll out its official launch of New Hampshire’s first mobile crisis unit response program. The program – designed to serve as a way to diffuse mental health emergencies in the community to avoid hospitalization and prevent future issues …

Letter: Missing questions

Sunday, August 30, 2015

I recently got a questionnaire from Kelly Ayotte with two kinds of questions: No-brainers such as “Do you want to see our children get an education that prepares them for the workplace?” and trick questions designed to lay a basis for items in her right-wing agenda – questions …