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Concord High School honor roll

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The following students earned honors for the third quarter at Concord High School. Grade 12 High Honors: Thomas Bengtson, Flannery Black-Ingersoll, Heidi Breton, Mikaela Callahan, Courtney DiFilippo, Kyla Dreffer, Lucy Eills, Sarah Ek, Andrew Grondin, Molly Henry, Shanna Huyck, Azwad Iqbal, Harpreet Kaur, Mattias Lambert, Mariana Lassonde, Corinne LeBell, Brooke Macri, Hannah Mason, Courtney Menczywor, Hope Morrison, Katarina Murphy, Katherine …

Volunteers recognized

Thursday, May 28, 2015

New American Africans Executive Director Honore Murenzi (left) and brother Gentil Kamanzi and Claude Rwigema, originally from Rwanda, present Mark Seymour of Concord with a certificate of appreciation for his volunteer work with the after-school program. New American Africans recently recognized 16 volunteers. …

Rundlett Middle School mourns loss of student

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A sixth grader at Concord’s Rundlett Middle School passed away Wednesday night after a medical emergency, according to a statement from school officials. The girl needed to go to the hospital for a medical emergency earlier in the day, according to a letter Rundlett Middle School principal Tom Sica sent to students’ families …

Letter: Get to know an EpiPen

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Do you know what an EpiPen is? Have you ever had to use one or know anyone who carries one? An EpiPen can save a life. It is an auto-injector for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions. I have two grandchildren who carry EpiPens. One has a …

Letter: Guns and abortion

Sunday, May 24, 2015

I read Fran Wendelboe’s column (Sunday Monitor Forum, May 24) with interest and was struck by the parallels between what she calls the “real” extremists on the abortion issue and what I consider the extremists on the gun control issue. Has she considered encouraging a dialogue between the …

Letter: Tunnels to safety

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Instead of using money to revise the traffic lanes on Loudon Road, I suggest that we put pedestrian tunnels under the main thoroughfares in the vicinity of schools to protect students crossing them. It would also make for better traffic control. BERNARD H. ASH Concord …

Community fundraiser planned for Concord High principal Gene Connolly

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Nearly one year ago, more than a thousand Concord High School students and staff marched for principal Gene Connolly, carrying banners and a unified message – “Connolly Strong.” The walk came following news in June 2014 that Connolly …

For sale in Concord: Four-unit home in heart of downtown

Sunday, May 24, 2015

The home at 17 Hanover St. in Concord is a fantastic investment opportunity in absolute immaculate condition! Situated just five blocks from the New Hampshire State House, this four-unit multi-family home is within walking distance to shops, entertainment, …

High schools: Astle sets school record in shot put as Kearsarge boys’ track takes third

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle’s first throw was strong, but low – a line drive, as Kearsarge track and field Coach Ed Rehor observed, and he phrased it that way to his shot put star. Astle listened to his coach, went …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle, Kearsarge boys’ track, school record (56-4¾) for first place in shot put, second discus Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track, 1st in 100, 400, long jump Troy Davis, Kearsarge boys’ track, 1st in high jump, 2nd in long jump Jaila Remillard, Winnisquam girls’ track, 1st in 400 …

Merrimack Valley’s Ramsey lives up to high expectations

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Dave Irving spotted it early. After coaching Meredith Ramsey as a sixth- and seventh-grader on the Merrimack Valley Middle School track and field team, Irving had a scouting report for Bob Mullen, one of the high school track …

Meredith Ramsey’s MV records

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Senior Meredith Ramsey holds or is part of eight track and field records at Merrimack Valley. The breakdown: Outdoor – 100 meters (12.5 seconds), 200 (25.55), long jump (16 feet, 7 inches), 4x100 relay (49.07), 4x400 (3:59.29) Indoor – 4x160 (1:26.49), 4x200 (1:48.29), 4x400 (4:06.47) (Note: Her record …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, May 24, 2015

JV result The Hopkinton JV softball team fell to White Mountains, 37-25. Krista Amoth pitched well while also collecting four hits. Alexis Ferns, Emmy Campbell and Rafaela Ceron all played well on both sides of the ball. ∎ The Bow JV lacrosse team (9-4) topped Windham, 6-5, in overtime. …