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Rymes Propane buys Fred Fuller Oil Company, starts deliveries immediately

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

There were times, even yesterday just hours before a judge signed the paperwork, when John Rymes doubted his offer to buy beleaguered Fred Fuller Oil Co. would become reality. “It’s been a roller coaster. Who needs Six Flags?” he said yesterday after the deal was finalized. Rymes, vice president and co-owner of what is now one of the largest fuel …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Local standouts Hillsboro’s Tiffany Lewis scored 11 points in the Plymouth State University women’s basketball team’s 67-52 loss to Castleton State. Lewis connected on 7 of her 8 free-throw attempts. ∎ Bishop Brady graduate Riselly Deoleo shot 5-for-11 from the field for 10 points as the Wentworth women’s basketball team defeated Smith, 48-44. Bow High AD meeting Bow High School’s Winter Pre-Season Meeting with …

The Insiders: The food coma can wait; stop by the “Fez”tival of Trees first

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

One of our favorite Thanksgiving week traditions that doesn’t involve stuffing our faces with delicious grub or entering into an extended food coma is the annual “Fez”tival of Trees at the Bektash Shrine Center at 189 Pembroke Road (although there are refreshments available, so the food coma could be accomplished if you are so inclined). It’s the 14th annual showcase of artificial trees …

PHOTOS: Annual Christmas parade celebrates Christmas on the Farm

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The annual Christmas parade on the Heights strolled down Loudon Road to Steeplegate Mall in Concord yesterday morning. This year’s theme was Christmas on the Farm. …

What is ‘current use’?

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The state Department of Revenue Administration’s Current Use Board will hear public input at a forum in Concord tomorrow on slight modifications to the assessment rates proposed for next year. The current use program is designed to encourage conservation of open space in the state, said Current Use …

The Insiders: Get your moustache ready for race day this morning

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Doctors recommend getting blah blah minutes of exercise a day, and though some respected medical outlets have yet to add this additional nugget of information, we’re pretty sure we’ve read that it counts double if you exercise while wearing a mustache headband. That’s an attainable goal this morning, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Squirt 1 Gap Mountain Drilling team tied the Rochester Blackhawks, 3-3. Nick Osborne, Ben Mordarski and Owen Jones had the goals. Assists came from Modarski and Levi Jones. Evelyn Irizarry, Dillon O’Sullivan and Kiernan King also played well in front of goalie Aidan …

Concord police investigating possible animal cruelty

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Concord police are investigating a possible animal cruelty incident involving an adult Husky-Malamute mix that was discovered chained to a fence with a sign that read “free.” The dog was found Thursday at the dog park on Old Turnpike Road, Lt. John Thomas said in a statement. …

Concord Fire Department contains two small blazes this week

Saturday, November 22, 2014

After the Concord Fire Department responded to two small fires in the past two days, Chief Dan Andrus reminded residents to exercise caution in their homes this winter. “The season is upon us,” Andrus said. “Our counsel is for people, first thing, have your heating equipment checked by …

PHOTOS: “9 to 5 – The Musical” to open at Concord City Auditorium

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Community Players of Concord’s production of the Broadway hit “9 to 5 – The Musical” opened at the Concord City Auditorium last night. The story centers around three female secretaries, their womanizing department executive, and what happens …

Letter: A poor strategy

Friday, November 21, 2014

Glenn K. Currie’s “My Turn” (Monitor Forum, Nov. 20) was something that a lot of people needed to hear. Unfortunately, his conservative message of individual freedoms and small government is being drowned out by the message of Christian hate toward Islam and homosexuals, and pure hatred of the …

Letter: Truth about turkeys

Friday, November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving turkeys have nothing to be thankful for. More than 170 million of them are crammed for their four short months of life in open sheds allowing 1 square foot per bird. Intense crowding, filthy litter and ammonia fumes from huge amounts of urine cause respiratory ailments, foot …

Final pound-for-pound fall high school rankings

Friday, November 21, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) First in Division II, first at the Meet of Champions, second in New England and No. 1 here. 2. BOW GOLF (3) The three-time Division III champs haven’t …