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Letter: A caring city

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Having lived in Concord for almost a year now, I am speaking from experience when I say that Concord is a wonderfully friendly city. Not only is it friendly, but every single time I go shopping from Havenwood-Heritage Heights, someone has gone out of their way to be kind and helpful. It has truly amazed me so that I’ve meant …

Thanks A Million: A fantastic show at the Whittaker Place

Thursday, September 3, 2015

‘Mother Goose Rocks, produced by Kim Marshall, activities director of The John H. Whittaker Place, provided a thoroughly unique and hysterical theatrical experience with the residents on Aug. 25. The acting was endearing, costumes were superb and the music provided by Mark Stanzler rocked the house! Smiles and laughter were shared by everyone and completely contagious. An experience I am glad I did …

Announcements: Skate like a pro

Thursday, September 3, 2015

TILTON Skate on Whether you are an old pro who wants to keep up your skills or you’ve never put on skates before, try skating at the Tilton School Ice Arena on Monday nights from 6 to 7 p.m. The first session of Magic Glades Figure Skating Club begins Sept. 21 in Tilton. Tuition is $80 for a six-week session. There are two …

Letter: Missing questions

Sunday, August 30, 2015

I recently got a questionnaire from Kelly Ayotte with two kinds of questions: No-brainers such as “Do you want to see our children get an education that prepares them for the workplace?” and trick questions designed to lay a basis for items in her right-wing agenda – questions …

Letter: A broken system

Sunday, August 30, 2015

We don’t usually respond to articles or letters to the editor, but we felt we had to comment on Dr. Robert Kiefner’s “My Turn” article on our health care system (Sunday Monitor Forum, Aug. 23). We agree 100 percent with Dr. Kiefner that our health care system is …

Get creative with local cake and cookie decorating classes

Sunday, August 30, 2015

When Sue Chandler stepped into her first cake decorating class at Eaton’s Cake and Candy Supplies in Hooksett in 1989, she didn’t have the slightest idea it would lead to a second career. A woman who had worked …

Announcements: Ride the waves of history

Saturday, August 29, 2015

CONCORD New exhibit “Riding the Waves of History,” a special exhibit by guest curator Danielle Blanchette on the adventures of the Granite State’s John Cooperider, administrative assistant to four secretaries of the U.S. Navy during NASA’s creation, opens at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center on Sept. 12 with a …

Concord’s Buzz Gagne has few peers in the javelin world

Saturday, August 29, 2015

For many, sports are seen as an outlet for their adolescence when they don’t have to worry about being bed-ridden a day or two after going to the gym. A lucky few are able to extend their careers …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basketball champions The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Concord recently held its men’s summer league championship games. In the A Division championship game, East Concord Grass Roots (pictured, left) completed an undefeated season defeating New Heights Roofing, …

Ray Duckler: Rape trial forces boarding schools to look in the mirror

Saturday, August 29, 2015

During the Watergate investigation 41 years ago, Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee, wondering about Richard Nixon’s role in the scandal, asked, “What did the president know and when did he know it?” Baker’s succinctly worded curiosity has resonated …

Concord 250 Watch: Commemorative Collectables

Saturday, August 29, 2015

In addition to the year-long series of events for Concord’s 250th, the anniversary is being celebrated with many commemorative items. Medal The beautiful medals featuring the Concord 250 logo and Concord Coach are available at the Greater Concord …

Concord Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

PENACOOK It’s not too early for the Christmas Craft Fair ∎ United Church of Penacook will open its doors Nov. 14 for the annual Christmas Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair has raised money in support of United Church missions such as the food pantry …

Letter: Lots to do in Concord

Saturday, August 29, 2015

A recent Insider article jokingly suggested that there was “nothing to do” in Concord. Huh? That observation is just amazing to me, because nothing could be further from the truth. Concord has an inventory of historic and cultural amenities that rival any other community in this state. Couple …