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Letter: Letter writer wrong about Marketplace Fairness Act

Saturday, August 30, 2014

It’s disappointing that the Monitor is again giving Scott Metzger a platform to peddle distortions of the Marketplace Fairness Act (Monitor letters, Aug. 18). He continues to describe the misnamed Marketplace Fairness Act as being aimed at large business. In fact, the largest retailers (Walmart and Amazon) support it precisely because it aims to wipe out small firms. The proposed … 0

Letter: It’s no fun for the pigs

Saturday, August 30, 2014

I am writing concerning the picture appearing in the Aug. 12 issue of the Monitor depicting the “pig rassle” event in Stephensville, Wisc. This form of entertainment may have been fun for the human spectators, but it is torture and stressful for the pigs forced to participate, even if they are eventually going to the slaughterhouse. Pigs are one of the smartest animals … 0

Letter: Behind the destruction

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Will Green of Sutton wrote (Monitor letters, Aug. 23), “Now I understand that young man’s death was tragic down in Missouri, but how in the world does that give people the right to destroy where they lived?” I would like to clue Green in on a word he has probably never given much thought to or had to deal with, and that word … 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

Letter: Feltes is a special person

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

As a fourth-generation member of my family to own and operate our business and a lifelong Concord resident, I am voting for Dan Feltes on Sept. 9 in the Democratic state Senate primary for District 15. Dan is a special person. In addition to his many professional accomplishments, … 0

Letter: Don’t follow the money

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

In the Aug. 21 edition of the Monitor, a total of 66 column inches was devoted to the upcoming Democratic primary, focusing on the candidates’ fundraising success or lack thereof, leading with an above-the-fold, right column header on A1, “Financially, Feltes has edge in race.” Honey, if these … 4