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High schools: Hopkinton baseball team does all the little things in 5-0 win

Saturday, April 25, 2015

With one pitcher itching to prove himself to his teammates and the other set to pitch for the top-ranked Division II college next season, yesterday’s matchup between Hopkinton and Monadnock certainly had all the makings of a pitchers’ duel. Tied 0-0 heading into the bottom of the third inning, it was just that – until the Hawks decided to play …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Ryan Stanley, Kearsarge baseball, 4-for-5, 3 RBI, 3 innings of shutout relief in win Joe Cullinan, Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals, 2 assists, 8 ground balls in win Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, winning pitcher, 9 innings, 10 strikeouts in 3-2, 9-inning win Doug Price, Belmont baseball, 3-for-4, 2 doubles, 3 RBI in 8-4 win Alex Lejeunesse, Hopkinton baseball, 4-for-4, 2 RBI, run in …

Nordic skiing all-state team announced

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Three skiers from the seven-time Division I champion Concord girls’ Nordic team qualified for the NH All-State team, which was announced by the NH Nordic Coaches Association this week. The Crimson Tide’s Kate Andy, Jessica Nelson and Erin Waters earned the honor, which goes to skiers who placed in the top 10 in …

Best wishes to music instructor

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Community Partnership Woodside School has had a long-term partnership with the Concord Community Music School and their initiative to get music out into the community. I would like to thank the Music School for sharing Music Therapist Ms. Julieann Hartley with us. Ms. Julieann will be embarking on …

Announcements: Can your kid cook?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cooking kids? Food Network’s reality series “Rachael Ray’s Kids Cook-off” is currently casting and is searching for the most talented kid chefs in the country. The show is looking for kids with captivating personalities who believe they’re at the top of their culinary game and want to inspire …

Letter: A heartfelt thanks

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Regarding John Gfroerer’s column (Monitor Forum, April 16), I can say only one thing: Thank you. When the Jewish people know we have friends such as you, we feel safe and reassured. Rabbi ROBIN NAFSHI Concord …

Letter: Never again

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

John Gfroerer’s piece on the Holocaust was both sensitive and thought provoking (Monitor Forum, April 16). Reading the article, I was brought back to 1969. Paul and I were in Germany. With Paul’s army assignment to Zwiebruken, we chose to live in town hoping to learn more about …

Letter: A city treasure

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

I just read Rob Azevedo’s article (Monitor A&E, April 16) and had to respond. I’ve been a resident of Concord for 38 years, all of which have been filled with a wide range of cultural opportunities – more than any one person could attend. And many of those …

High schools: Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse edges John Stark, 8-7, in triple overtime

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

With rain making the lacrosse field at Kearsarge Regional High School unplayable, the John Stark Generals and the Cougars moved their matchup to the wind-riddled and rain-soaked turf fields at Colby-Sawyer College. Neither team conceded to the other, …

Injury forces Concord’s Miaker to pull out halfway through marathon

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Concord’s Guor Miaker, who started with the elite group of runners yesterday, had to drop out at the halfway point because of an injury. He posted this on Facebook: “I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for kind supports and encouragement, unfortunately, I didn’t finish the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Youth lacrosse The Concord Crush U-9 Orange team won its home opener against Windham, 12-10. Scoring goals were Chilli Cabot, Henry Brochu, Teigan Mason and Tyler Fennely. Churchhill Slathe played well in goal. ∎ The Blue Storm U-11 team had two games over the weekend, beating Amherst, 7-3 and …

On State House steps, pot smoked in protest

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A group of activists exercised civil disobedience yesterday by smoking marijuana on the steps of the State House and decrying the war on drugs through a megaphone. At 4:20 p.m. on April 20, the unofficial pot holiday, about …

‘We are here’: Main Street businesses brace for construction

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

When construction began outside the Gyro House earlier this spring, owner Theodora Hinxhia’s daughter told her mom to stop writing her a paycheck for the hours she puts in at the Concord restaurant. “She said, ‘Mom, don’t pay …