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High schools: Brady-Trinity girls beat Concord, earn higher seed for playoff rematch

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Bishop Brady-Trinity Coach Dan Earley was worried about this matchup. Anything can happen when two rivals play, especially when the rival in question is the Concord girls’ hockey team. “(Concord is) 10 times better than they were at the beginning of the year. I was definitely afraid of this game,” Earley said. “So we just loaded the guns again and …

Winnisquam’s Mills, Concord’s Tarwo win wrestling titles; Tide finishes second as a team

Sunday, March 1, 2015

NASHUA – As he played through pain during this football season, Winnisquam’s Richie Mills wasn’t sure he would be able to wrestle this winter. He had compartment syndrome in his lower leg – too much muscle, which caused his leg to swell and go numb. Doctors told him he needed invasive surgery to …

Concord boys’ hockey team earns No. 3 seed, gives coach 400th win

Sunday, March 1, 2015

One team was playing for respect, the other team for the third seed in the upcoming state tournament. And though both teams couldn’t win, they both got what they wanted. Bishop Brady, already mathematically eliminated from postseason contention, matched Concord goal for goal over the first two periods, putting a scare into the …

PHOTOS: February vacation at the Audubon McLane Center in Concord

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

This week the New Hampshire Audubon gives children who are off from school the opportunity to explore nature during the organization’s February vacation camp. About 30 children attended the camp yesterday at the New Hampshire Audubon McLane Center …

Letter: Ready for Biden? Nope

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

My friend Rob Fried tries to make a case for Joe Biden’s candidacy for president (Monitor Forum, Feb. 19) but he vastly overstates some of the vice president’s qualifications, particularly when compared to other candidates who might be in the race. Biden can be articulate at times on …

High school stars of the day

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Matt Giroux, Concord boys’ basketball, game high 30 points in loss Kaylee Montminy, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 17 points in win Brie Sullivan, Kearsarge girls’ basketball, 10 points, 14 rebounds in win Christian Serrano, Winnisquam boys’ basketball, 26 points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds and reached 1,000 points in 79-57 …

High schools: Stifling defense carries Bow girls’ basketball past Mascoma

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Offense hasn’t come easy for the Bow girls’ basketball team. Defense has been a different story, and the No. 13 Falcons told that story in their Division III first round tournament game last night against No. 20 Mascoma. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Youth hockey The Brine Team Sports Concord Capitals Mite travel team tied the West River Royals, 3-3, on Sunday. Colin Ala, Dawson Fancher and Tyler Fennelly scored with assists from Chili Cabot, Ala (two) and Fancher. Garrett Bishop and Liam Cripps played well between the pipes. Youth basketball …

22-duck death toll grows as another oily wanderer is recovered, dies

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Another duck contaminated by oily water in Penacook died yesterday after being transported to Capital Area Veterinary Emergency Services. “The birds are so debilitated and I guess it started seizing and it died,” said Maria Colby, founder of …

PHOTOS: Cold days at White Park

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

With the sun shining and no school this week, people braved the low temperatures yesterday to enjoy White Park in Concord. Above: Bode Thompson, 4, of Loudon uses a chair for support as he skates with his family. …

The Insiders: The grass is bluer with this concert at the Audi tonight

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

There isn’t any grass visible anywhere in these parts right now (it’s still uncertain whether any will become visible before the end of 2015), so if we told you the grass was actually blue under there, it’s possible …

Nonprofit looks to give new life to another South Main Street building

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A nonprofit associated with Concord Housing and Redevelopment has purchased an office building at 48 S. Main St. Concord Housing Development Corporation paid $242,000 for the roughly 3,000-square-foot building, located next to the Capitol Center for the Arts. …

Donating food and time

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Associated Grocers of New England employees volunteer one Saturday and one Thursday a month at the Friendly Kitchen in Concord, which serves 60 to 140 guests per meal. Want to see your photos here? Fill out our form …