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High schools: Brady-Trinity pours it on in opening 6-1 win over Concord

Thursday, December 18, 2014

For two-plus periods, it was a game. In 88 seconds, it turned into a rout. The Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team was in charge throughout, taking a lead in the opening minutes that it wouldn’t relinquish. But Concord hung around, at times peppering the Brady-Trinity net. Then, midway through the final period last night, Brady-Trinity put the game away, turning …

Freshmen lead the charge as Concord boys blank Brady, 3-0

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The smaller-than-normal crowd was relatively quiet, the student sections thin. The annual pre-Christmas showdown between the Concord and Bishop Brady hockey teams has lost some of its luster. But you’ll never convince the players of that … especially the freshmen jumping into the crosstown rivalry for the first time. And those freshmen came …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Sarah Plourde, Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey, 33 saves in 6-1 win Tyler Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 19 points, 9 rebounds in 58-40 loss Adrian Hadley, Pittsfield boys’ basketball, 17 points, 7 rebounds in 74-44 loss …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school hockey teams

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

High school hockey outlook Boys Bishop Brady Division: I Coach: Russ Franey (1st year) Last year: 0-18-0, did not make tournament Returning starters: Kyle Jalbert, sr., G; Andrew Yvars, sr., G; Brendan Brack, sr., F; Spencer Sloane, sr., D; Matt Brousseau, jr., D; Stephen Donelan, so., F T …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

JV results Concord had 13 wrestlers compete as they hosted the JV Invitational this past Saturday. Of the 13, Danile Noordergraff, Jayson Davis, Ben Burgery, Adam Dwight, Sean McCready, Jayln Stone, Jon Weinberg and Alex Buteau were all champions. Liddon Lin, Isaac Bossa and Anthony Patten were all …

Concord boys’ hockey making a push to return to postseason

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

It’s been a long offseason away from the ice for the Concord High boys’ hockey team – two weeks too long, to be exact. For the first time in more than two decades, the Crimson Tide failed to …

Timeline: Spike in crime and a few high profile deaths leads to police crackdown

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

November 2010: The first of three suspects pleads guilty to violently assaulting a 19-year-old homeless man in 2009 at a camp near Everett Arena. The incident started after the man allegedly stole another homeless man’s boots. April 2011: …

Seeking Shelter: From living in car to sleeping in shelter has become seasonal routine for Concord pair

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Harold Coffey and Wendell Ford are a package deal – you would be hard-pressed to find one without the other. They live together in Coffey’s blue Ford Focus, which is parked most nights outside Walmart. The pair met …

Seeking Shelter: Series of violent incidents leads to crackdown on homeless community

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Timothy O’Malley’s first glimpse of the homeless encampment behind Everett Arena came a decade ago, as a Concord police detective. It was hardly the portrait of squalor he expected: half a dozen tents stood neatly clustered on a …

Seeking Shelter: Chronic cases on the rise

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

While the number of homeless in New Hampshire has decreased slightly in the past three years, the number of chronic cases and veterans among that population has increased. That data was included in an annual report released yesterday by the New Hampshire Coalition to End Homelessness. The report …

Cancer-fighting Bradford police officer’s son given Christmas shopping spree

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

When Stephen Valiquet Jr. came through the doors of Toys R Us on Sunday, a chain hung around his neck with a shiny silver badge. The blond-haired 6-year-old was licensed to shop. His father, a 36-year-old sergeant with …

Former Epsom activist who claimed state stole his baby pleads guilty to lying about guns

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

A former Epsom man and vocal gun rights activist who drew headlines in 2010 when he and his girlfriend accused the state of stealing their newborn baby has pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents. Johnathon Irish, 28, of Brentwood pleaded guilty Thursday to claiming last year that …

‘Monitor’ to host community meeting about homelessness as part of Seeking Shelter series

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

As part of its ongoing series about the Concord homeless dilemma, the Monitor will host a dialogue about the issues facing the community and its homeless population. Readers and members of the public are invited to come to the First Congregational Church in Concord at 7 p.m. on …