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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

PENACOOK Public library offering backpack, book program ∎ Erik Ray Gustafson, Montana bluesman, will perform at the Penacook Village Farmers Market tomorrow, which runs 4-6:30 p.m. at the Rolfe House, 11 Penacook St. Info: penacook.org. ∎ The Concord Public Library is offering a free backpack to any Concord or Penacook kindergartners who register for a library card. The backpacks include a book, … 0

People for Sept. 15, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

CONCORD Lisa Marie Lavalliere earned a bachelor’s degree in radiologic sciences from the College of Health Sciences and Human Services, Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas. John Bryck was named a semifinalist in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. He attends Bishop Brady High School. Lucy Eills was named a semifinalist in … 0

Letter: Thank you for the support

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The New Hampshire primary election has been held, votes have been cast and the results tabulated. I want to congratulate my opponent in the Democratic primary race for state Senate, Dan Feltes, on his victory. He will be a formidable Democratic nominee in the general election Nov. 4. While campaigning for office is hard work, it is made significantly less arduous when you … 0

High schools: Bishop Brady football exacts some revenge, opens with 35-34 victory at Epping

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Last season the Epping-Newmarket football embarrassed Bishop Brady. Twice. The Blue Devils beat the Green Giants, 33-21, in last year’s regular season and shut them out in a 28-0 Division III East title game victory, but yesterday’s season … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 14, 2014

JV results The Pittsfield JV boys’ soccer team beat Mount Royal, 2-0, on Friday. Cam Darrah and Casey Clark scored, while Brandon Smith, Tyler Darrah and Jacob Marcotte also played well. Pittsfield beat Moultonborough, 2-1, on Thursday. Cam Darrah scored twice, while Gabe Anthony and Matt St. George … 0

The Insiders: Fling something besides your frustrating clubs at this Beaver Meadow FlingGolf demo

Saturday, September 13, 2014

We’ve played fling golf plenty of times. You probably know it well, too – it’s when you hit a drive 18 feet to your right that lands in the golf course neighbor’s shrubs and you fling your club through their kitchen window. Isn’t it? Actually, no, it isn’t. … 0

Concord safety board delays action on disruptive property ordinance

Saturday, September 13, 2014

The Concord Public Safety Board has temporarily delayed action on a proposed disruptive property ordinance. Members on Monday asked the city’s legal department to review the legislation and make a detailed recommendation by November. The city is considering the ordinance after receiving complaints from several residents about a … 0

CCSNH dips into reserves for $2.5 million for“strategic initiatives” in 2015

Saturday, September 13, 2014

The Community College System of New Hampshire’s central office has been given the okay to use $2.53 million in reserve funds to cover “previously unbudgeted expenses for fiscal year 2015,” including five new positions in the chancellor’s office and a project to improve the system’s technology infrastructure. The … 1

PHOTOS: Concord Multicultural Festival

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Steady rain wasn’t enough to keep visitors away from the Concord Multicultural Festival on the State House Plaza yesterday afternoon. The annual event highlighted the diversity of Concord and surrounding areas and gave residents the chance to try … 0

Power restored to 6,000 after outage

Saturday, September 13, 2014

About 6,000 customers in Concord, Bow and Hopkinton lost power last night when a tree fell on a line. Unitil restored power just before 9 p.m., some two-and-a-half hours after it went out, a company spokesman said. No related accidents were reported during that time, according to the … 0

Letter: The mall and Main Street

Saturday, September 13, 2014

I just read “Prepping for Main Street preseason” (Monitor front page, Sept. 8). City Engineer Ed Roberge said “this fall is to be limited to say an excavator taking up a lane.” Do you take Concord residents as stupid? In the late fall, when we are down a … 1

Letter: State lucky to have Shaheen

Saturday, September 13, 2014

New Hampshire is fortunate to have someone of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s caliber representing us in Washington. Her credentials, knowledge of the state and ability to put reason ahead of politics or special interests are beyond compare. New Hampshire is unique. Representing it requires understanding the people, their needs … 0

Letter: Heroes in climate change fight

Saturday, September 13, 2014

I am feeling encouraged today as a person very concerned about climate change. I have just returned from Fall River, Mass., to support Jay O’Hara and Ken Ward. They were arrested for using a small lobster boat to block a 40,000 ton shipment of coal to the Brayton … 3