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Letter: Feltes is stronger candidate

Friday, August 29, 2014

I am pleased to support Dan Feltes in his race for the New Hampshire Senate. Early in the campaign, Dan sought me out to ask for my vote. We met for an hour to discuss the issues. I intentionally asked some provocative questions knowing that the Senate can be a divisive and challenging environment. How would he hold up under … 0

Letter: Ardinger ready to serve

Friday, August 29, 2014

Does eight years of experience as a paid advocate for special interests of individuals and groups and eight weeks of accepting contributions from special interest groups really prepare one to represent all of the people in District 15? Iffy. For certain is Kass Ardinger’s strong, thoughtful and passionate advocacy for all of the people of Concord. Her integrity and willingness to withstand pressure … 0

Letter: ‘Monitor’ needs to offer clarity on state of housing

Friday, August 29, 2014

The Monitor’s editorial on the Vegas Block (Monitor Opinion, Aug. 15) is so muddled that it gives us little solid idea of whether its conclusion is correct or not. We are told that housing downtown is skewed toward low-income housing because 267 units are subsidized in one fashion or another. By what standard did the editorialists make that judgment? We are given no … 1

School sights, sounds mark beginning of a new year

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The new school year got under way this week in most local districts. In Concord, high school students and faculty kicked off the year by honoring a friend and colleague. In Hopkinton, faculty welcomed the town’s first full-day … 0

Concord High golf hopes for tourney return in rebuilding year

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

There’s an extra incentive to the Division I tournament for the Concord High golf team this year. It’s being played at Concord Country Club, the Crimson Tide’s home venue before this season, and a course where some of the team’s top players still hone their game. Playing the … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school golf teams

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

High school golf outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Ken Gauthier (8th year) Last year: 14-6, 7th place Returning starters: Jack Bryck, sr.; Jackson Bouley, jr.; Danny Bryck, so. Top newcomer : Mary Anne Wiley, fr. Outlook: Coming off last year’s strong season, the Green Giants go into … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Hole in one Heather Farrell recorded her first hole in one, acing the 13th hole at Pembroke Pines using a pitching wedge Concord Rec field hockey The Concord Rec Program will be having a fall field hockey league for grades 2-5. Stephanie Johnson, coach of the Concord High … 0

PHOTOS: Back to school

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Jason Sargeant walked his daughter to Abbot-Downing Elemetary School on her first day of second grade. The two faced a huge crowd of parents, students and teachers as everyone gathered outside to get classroom assignments. Most schools in … 0

The Insiders: See Barry Steelman in the Insider and then catch a movie with him at Red River

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dedicated fans that you are, we don’t have to tell you that the latest issue of the Insider hits newsstands today (if you’re reading this late because you spent all morning sleeping next to one of our downtown boxes so you could be first to grab a copy, … 1

PHOTOS: Poking around at Dimond Hill Farm

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Customers streamed in and out of Dimond Hill Farm in Concord on Tuesday afternoon. Jane Presby, owner and seventh-generation farmer at Dimond Hill, said that the farm is transitioning into its fall crops; squash and pumpkins will be … 0

Moore-Matthiesen

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Moore- Matthiesen Stephen and Karen Moore of Concord announce the engagement of their daughter Courtney Moore to Stewart Matthiesen, son of Rita Kepner and John Matthiesen of Norland, Wash. Moore graduated from Concord High School in 2003, Mount … 0

Davis-Benoit

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Davis-Benoit Rachel Davis of Gilmanton and Benjamin Benoit of Concord announce their engagement. Davis is the daughter of Colleen McCready of Gilmanton and Rick Davis of Epsom. Benoit is the son of Holly and Rick Benoit of Northwood. … 0

Letter: Cynical politics

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The recent criticism of Kass Ardinger by Dan Feltes both in mailings and in a letter to the editor by his campaign manager are unfair and misstate Kass’s position on the issue of full-day kindergarten. I served on the school board with Kass for six years. Never once … 1