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Johnson takes charge as Brady football team tops Newfound

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Bishop Brady football team came out swinging – and running – against Newfound yesterday, pounding the ball on the ground for 321 yards en route to a 39-26 win. Brady running back Moses Murenzi ran wild against the Newfound defense, finding the end zone on the first play from scrimmage with a 66-yard run, and quarterback Brendan Johnson rushed … 0

High schools: Injury subdues Tide’s big 48-15 victory over Dover

Saturday, September 20, 2014

DOVER – They came off the field subdued, the faces not reflecting a football team that had just won by 33 points on the road, spoiling its opponent’s homecoming. Concord High’s 48-15 victory yesterday at Dover was secondary to what happened on the sixth play of the game, and the Tide’s first touch of the football. Jake Szulc, a two-way player at receiver … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 21, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ soccer team beat Pembroke, 2-0. Grace Clark and Ellie Morrall each scored for the Hawks, and the keeper tandem of Maggie Carney and Amelia Bassett notched the shutout. Cathen Hall had a solid game in the midfield and Krista Amoth led a terrific team defensive effort. ∎ The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team came from behind to get … 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 … 1

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

Merrimack County Day of Caring

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Granite United Way recently held its annual Day of Caring. A record 450 volunteers completed 64 wish list projects, including gardening and painting at Penacook Community Center; cleaning out stalls, fixing paddocks and painting at Live and Let … 0

O’Connor, Souter criticize lack of civics education

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Retired U.S. Supreme Court justices Sandra Day O’Connor and David Souter didn’t always agree when they served on the bench together. But last night, appearing together at the Capitol Center for the Arts, they shared their mutual appreciation … 15

Concord Planning Board hearing on proposed poultry processing plant postponed

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Concord Planning Board delayed a public hearing last night on a proposed poultry processing plant in East Concord. Fournier Foods has applied to build a 5,500-square-foot plant in an industrial park on Locke Road. Owned by Craig Fournier and Omar Khudari, the company currently operates a mobile … 3