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Letter: Affordable early-childhood education a priority for Feltes

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Research shows that quality early childhood education is the keystone to success for children in both primary and secondary school. This is true for children across socio-economic classes. Our family is lucky in that we have the ability to send our children to a high-quality preschool while we work. Our boys will also be able to go to kindergarten full … 2

NASCAR races at NHMS bring national attention, economic boost for businesses, state

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The economic windfall of two NASCAR Sprint Cup races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway includes the Loudon residents who use lawn parking revenue to pay their property taxes and more than a thousand seasonal part-time speedway employees. It also touches state liquor stores, which welcome out-of-town fans, and toll money collected as people … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 10, 2014

District tourney baseball Concord defeated Merrimack, 14-4, in pool-play action of the Concord Babe Ruth League 14-year-old district tournament. The Concord offense was led by Ryan Tessier (two hits, double), Sal Rinaldi (three RBI), Noah Giffard (two hits) and Gavin Moody (two hits). John Taranovich and Steven Drewes pitched well for Concord. Concord City A tennis The top seeds advanced in first-round doubles … 0

Home six months from Afghanistan, young soldiers of the 237th Military Police Company remake their lives in New Hampshire

Sunday, July 6, 2014

The three American flags were tucked out of sight, folded in a cardboard box, high on a shelf in the closet. Staff Sgt. William Roth stood on a chair in his Hudson apartment to get them out. One … 0

PHOTOS: Concord’s Fourth of July celebration at Memorial Field

Sunday, July 6, 2014

After getting rained out Friday, the annual fireworks show and Fourth of July festivities had beautiful weather Saturday to resume at Memorial Field in Concord. … 3

Manchester developer closes on Rumford Street school

Sunday, July 6, 2014

The developer who plans to put a for-profit arts center in the former Rumford Street School has closed on the building. Brian Thibeault of Manchester on Monday completed the deal to buy the building for $399,500. Billed as a place “to bring Concord’s artistic community together,” the Concord … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Concord CC golf Jan Monahan won the flag tournament at Concord Country Club with her flag ending 16 feet away on the 19th hole. Ron Landry had his flag end up over the green to finish second, while Jim Steenbeke finished third with his flag ending up in … 0

Body found on railroad tracks in downtown Concord

Saturday, July 5, 2014

The Concord Police Department is investigating the circumstances that led to a man’s death and his body being found yesterday morning on the railroad tracks behind the former liquor warehouse on Storrs Street. Someone called the police about 11:45 a.m. to report finding the body, Lt. John Thomas … 0

The Insiders: Turns out Waldo has been in downtown Concord this whole time

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Here’s hoping you survived the first two-thirds of the July 4 weekend (and have returned to a state of relative dryness following Friday’s waterlogging). Today should most definitely be a day of rest and relaxation, so we dug up an activity you can do on your own time … 0

Farm vendor finds avenues beyond farmers market to sell products

Saturday, July 5, 2014

With 40 vendors and a variety of locally made products for sale, the Concord Summer Farmers Market attracts a crowd to Capitol Street every Saturday morning. Customers can seek out their favorite stands week after week, but the system can be a bit more complicated for the farmers … 1

Ray Duckler: Conflict in Korean? Police action? It was war

Saturday, July 5, 2014

George Delorey’s eyes said more than the labels attached to the carnage in Korea during the 1950s. A conflict? A police action? Let’s stop the nonsense and identify truthfully what happened on that peninsula from 1950 to ’53: … 0

The Insiders: We have a sixth sense that says you want to do this 4k on the 4th even though it’s the 5th

Friday, July 4, 2014

July 4, like any good American holiday, tends to be rich in things like calories and shoving grilled foods into our faces. With that comes the inevitable hangover and self-loathing the day after (depending on your situation, this phenomenon may or may not be tied to holidays only). … 0

Concord July 4 celebration rescheduled for today

Friday, July 4, 2014

Though yesterday’s July Fourth celebration was postponed due to weather, organizers are hopeful that sunny skies today will hold out for the rescheduled lineup of music, food and fireworks tonight at Memorial Field in Concord. David Gill, parks and rec director, said the plan will be mostly the … 0