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artists display work at Local businesses

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A rea artists will be displaying their work at businesses across the region. Above : Rachel Paul of Henniker, Paul Ducret of Manchester, Nancy Jarvis of Concord, Mary Crump of Concord, Therese DesRosiers of Manchester, Howard Muscott of Amherst, Linda Feinberg of Manchester and Judy Gelinas of Manchester were selected as March artists of the month by the Manchester Artist …

People for March 30, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ANDOVER Madison Powers was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. She is a biochemistry major. BELMONT Daniel Iacopucci was selected as one of two New Hampshire youth volunteers to receive the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. He created a picnic and garden area along a walking and bike trail. BOW Max Sanel participated in …

People for March 31, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

CONCORD Theresa Capozzi celebrated her 90th birthday with about 50 friends and family members at Presidential Oaks Retirement home in February. Janet Anderson received an award for being a model Daughters of the American Revolution member. She has been a member of the Buntin- Rumford-Webster chapter for 32 years. Her name will also …

Former governor Merrill steps down from Rudman Center Board of Advisors

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A second member of the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Policy’s Board of Advisors has resigned. Former governor Steve Merrill resigned yesterday, according to the University of New Hampshire. His resignation followed that of Portsmouth lawyer Stephen Tober. Both are close friends of former …

Announcements: Mentor youth

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

CONCORD Be a Friend The Friends Youth Mentoring Program has scheduled orientations for new mentors: adults on April 16 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., adults on May 5 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and teens on June 25 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. All orientations will be held …

Letter: No excuses

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

To my fellow voters already fed up with the 2016 election: Don’t let any candidate get away with saying “I’m not a scientist” when discussing global warming. Most haven’t served in the military, yet we are choosing a commander in chief. Most have never started nor run a …

Letter: Bow lessons

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The good folks of Bow have set a new standard for surrounding communities to follow. After careful and reasoned consideration, they voted not to fund a new public safety building or renovate the existing public safety structure. In a stunning rebuke, the voters have sent a strong message …

Letter: An ‘F’ for animal tests

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

With more than 500 companies (and the list is constantly growing) manufacturing home and personal-care products without any testing on animals, it is amazing that many mainstream companies are still subjecting animals to tests that cause massive suffering. Many non-animal alternatives exist today that are faster, cheaper and …

Letter: The Minnesota story

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Last month, Carl Gibson of US Uncut wrote about Minnesota’s present Democratic governor, Mark Dayton, who inherited a $6.2 billion budget deficit and a 7 percent unemployment rate from the previous Republican governor. During his first four years as governor, Dayton, a millionaire in his own right, increased …

Letter: Iran letter wasn’t unique

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

No one who reads your paper regularly was surprised by your editorial position on the 47 senators’ letter to Iran (Monitor Opinion, March 11), nor by the dozens of letters you published faulting the letter. You published letters from former congressman Paul Hodes and former ambassador George Bruno …

Letter: Psychology of poverty

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

While it is said that Republicans voted down a minimum-wage increase because it would “hurt business” (Monitor front page, March 13), I imagine that Gov. Maggie Hassan might have said that not raising it would hurt people. Like ducks that have been lined up in advance, three separate …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Road race The Loudon Lions Club is hosting its 10th annual Angels 5k road race and fitness walk. It will be held May 1 at 6:15 p.m. and take place at Merrimack Valley High School. Visit angel5k.com or coolrunning.com, or register in person the day of the race. …

UNH warns Broderick to stay away from Rudman Center in letter

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Policy next week will host three high-profile speakers, including retired U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal. The man who helped bring these speakers in, however, will not be in …