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Letter: Important step for women

Thursday, July 24, 2014

On Tuesday, Gov. Maggie Hassan signed into law SB 207, the Paycheck Fairness Act. I would like to thank the sponsor of the bill, Sen. Sylvia Larsen, for her commitment and effectiveness in helping to raise the level of economic security experienced by women and their families in New Hampshire. According to the United States Census Bureau, New Hampshire women … 0

Letter: Disappointed in Ardinger

Thursday, July 24, 2014

I know Dan Feltes is committed to making the primary campaign for the District 15 Senate seat about the issues that matter to the citizens of this district, rather than about attacks. This is why I am particularly disappointed that Kass Ardinger has chosen to attack Dan on the issues of choice and women’s health rather than engaging him in a conversation on … 0

Letter: Women and freedom

Thursday, July 24, 2014

We have been told that we women need freedom, and that includes killing the unborn through abortion. A big part of being a woman is a strong maternal instinct. We are not men. We by design are meant to carry life. The topic of health care includes our mental health. Many women are hurt by abortion. Freedom is actually accepting a God-given role … 0

Chamber names members to leadership committee

Monday, July 21, 2014

The chamber’s Leadership Greater Concord Steering Committee recently announced the selection of the Leadership Greater Concord Class of 2015, a program sponsored by the chamber. The class includes Sherry Burbank of Parker Education; Bryanna Dow of the Greater … 0

Business people

Monday, July 21, 2014

John barthelmes and gretchen grappone were elected as new members of the board of directors of Riverbend Community Mental Health at the annual meeting June 26. Tenley callaghan recently joined the firm of Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A. … 0

Local Market Baskets still missing deliveries, customers express support for employees

Monday, July 21, 2014

Market Baskets in and around Concord continue to report missed deliveries and depleted stock as a result of company-wide turmoil following the May firing of former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Managers said produce, meat and dairy stock was … 5

Downtown: Concord Handmade founder crafts a new business venture with mobile shop

Monday, July 21, 2014

On the outside, the camper is a 1974 Coachman Cadet. On the inside, not so much. “This isn’t just the vehicle I bring to events,” owner Alison Murphy said. “I think a lot of people are surprised it … 0

110 bicyclists re-create historic photo on Main Street in Concord

Monday, July 21, 2014

Early yesterday morning, 110 bicycle enthusiasts lined up on Main Street to recreate an 1890s photo taken at the same site, representing what several organizers think of as the second wave of a “bicycle boom” in Concord. The … 3

Market Days offers new Main Street business owners an introduction to Concord customers

Monday, July 21, 2014

Standing beneath the sign for YoYo Heaven on Saturday, owner Andy McBride expertly drew a yo-yo in and out of his grasp, twirling the string between his fingers. Beneath his feet, words written in chalk on the sidewalk … 0

Letter: State’s role in border crisis

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Since 2008, more than 150,000 unaccompanied juveniles from Central and South America have crossed over our borders and are now residing in military and medical facilities here in the United States. According to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, after their hearings, they are set free to join families with … 1

Letter: Feltes gives voice to voiceless

Sunday, July 20, 2014

I encourage all voters in Concord, Hopkinton, Henniker and Warner to learn more about New Hampshire Senate candidate Dan Feltes. Dan has a very long record of working for and advocating for those without a voice. He is a hard-working, conflict-free, clear thinker with sterling ethics. Our district … 1

Letter: You can trust Ardinger

Sunday, July 20, 2014

I am writing in support of Kass Ardinger for state Senate District 15. Kass’s efforts during her tenure on the Concord School Board have resulted in an improved public school system and three brand new elementary schools, which affects me, as a mother of young children, directly. Kass … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Youth baseball Bow Sanel Auto Parts defeated Rochester, 11-5, in 13-year-old Cal Ripken action. Thomas MacEachron had a two-run double and Colby Gordon also brought in a pair of runs, while MacEachron picked up the win and Jason Howe played well behind the plate. MacEachron and Ben Kimball … 0