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Indoor track championships: Feliz-Mutz tandem lead Concord to seventh place in Division I

Monday, February 8, 2016

HANOVER – With only 11 boys on the roster, Concord High didn’t have very lofty team goals at the start of the indoor track season, but Coach Ally Davis said that senior Angel Feliz and sophomore Dalton Mutz were “major talent.” Fast forward a month and a half later, and Feliz and Mutz both proved to be major talent at …

Indoor track championships: Behind Davis and Astle, Kearsarge boys take fourth in Division II

Monday, February 8, 2016

HANOVER – Kearsarge thrower Zach Astle hoped to make an impression in his senior season. Not only did Astle make an impression, but the entire Kearsarge boys’ indoor track team did, as well. Astle defended his title in the shot put with a toss of 53-3½ and teammate Troy Davis won the high …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, February 8, 2016

Youth basketball In Concord Rec 5th- & 6th-grade boys’ basketball action, the Christa McAuliffe School Blue Knights beat the Christa McAuliffe #2/Broken Ground #3 Black Panthers, 30-22, in a battle of undefeated teams. Finn Conery led the winners with 12 points. Andy Bengtson had the most steals, was perfect from the line and chipped in six points. Garrett Miskoe and Josh Aubertine (four …

Black Ice Pond Hockey champions

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Division champions from the 6th annual Black Ice Pond Hockey tournament, held over the weekend at White Park and Everett Arena, are: 18+ Open Division: Jack Edwards Teeth Mens 35+ A Division: Hard Chargers Mens 50+ Division: Cheer’s Frenchie Unplugged Women’s Open Division: The Barley House Mens 35+ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Middle school results The Hopkinton middle school boys’ basketball team defeated Merrimack Valley, 51-42. Colby Quiet (eight points), Kevin Newton-Delgado (14 points), Make Baer (eight points), Derek West (seven points) and Evan Jacobsen (six points) had good games for the Hawks. Youth results The Concord Capitals First Command …

Jimmy Tingle brings presidential primary comedy show to Concord

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Jimmy Tingle has never held an elected office. He’s not a Democratic nor a Republican. But he wants your vote in the 2016 presidential election. Tingle boasts more than 30 years of comedic experience, contributing to The Tonight …

Letter: Highway robbery

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Annually, $75 million to $80 million of state highway revenue is diverted to the Department of Safety, which issues about 100,000 traffic tickets a year. Another $20 million to $25 million of federal gas tax revenue is collected from New Hampshire drivers and as soon as it arrives …

Merrimack Valley School District: We are now compliant with all election laws

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Merrimack Valley School Board Chairman Mark Hutchins opened a public budget hearing recently by acknowledging the district has been violating state election laws for decades. Now they’re fixing it. “You’ll notice on the warrant article a couple of different things,” Hutchins said. “We are electing the moderator by …

Ray Duckler: Looking for the Democratic nod for president? Let me introduce Mary Louise Hancock

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hillary Clinton wasted no time naming someone who reflects New Hampshire’s grace and grit: Mary Louise Hancock of Concord. Speaking to former governor John Lynch during a rally at Dartmouth College in November, the potential Democratic nominee for …

Thanks a Million: A happier holiday

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Salvation Army wants to extend a big thank you to the Concord community in a combined effort to help serve more than 900 people during the Christmas season. Some 560 of those served were teens, children and infants. Most children were provided a minimum of three large …

Thanks a Million: Hockey was success

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Chris Brown of New Hampshire Distributors, the Concord Parks and Recreation Department and all who volunteered deserve a huge thank you for organizing and executing the sixth annual Black Ice Pond Hockey Championship over the weekend. Undeterred by extremely challenging weather, they made the tournament happen through their …

Photos: Harlem Wizards entertain at Bishop Brady fundraiser

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Harlem Wizards performed during a fundraiser at Bishop Brady High School on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Tedy’s Team took on the Wizards to raise money to complete in the Boston Marathon and raise awareness for the American …

Letter: A good man

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

My wife, Lois, and I were dismayed to learn of the death of our friend Martin Gross. Unknowingly, I first became acquainted with his family when I served with his brother Wolf when we were in the same U.S. Army battalion in Germany in 1960. I later met …