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Letter: Ardinger will change narrative

Friday, July 25, 2014

Kass Ardinger is my candidate in the Democratic primary for state senator. I ask that you consider her as your candidate – Dan Feltes supporters as well! Her views and positions are clearly stated at KassArdingerforNHSenate.com. Why? The current narrative surrounding politics is one of disenchantment, one of the inability to get things done, one where working across party lines … 0

Letter: The downside of technology

Friday, July 25, 2014

Change! It is evident that the world is changing. In some cases it is good, but sometimes it is not. Where will the youth of today be five or 10 years from now? Their education is based around computers. If you were to take a computer or iPhone away from them, where would they be? How many times have I checked out at … 0

Ardinger, Feltes collect endorsements from female supporters in District 15 state Senate race

Friday, July 25, 2014

The two Democrats running for the District 15 state Senate seat lined up endorsements from female supporters yesterday. EMILY’s List, a national group that raises money for pro-choice Democratic women, endorsed Concord School Board member Kass Ardinger yesterday morning. Just hours later, the campaign for Concord attorney Dan Feltes announced a new “Women for Feltes” group and released a letter with the names … 0

Business people

Monday, July 21, 2014

John barthelmes and gretchen grappone were elected as new members of the board of directors of Riverbend Community Mental Health at the annual meeting June 26. Tenley callaghan recently joined the firm of Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A. … 0

Local Market Baskets still missing deliveries, customers express support for employees

Monday, July 21, 2014

Market Baskets in and around Concord continue to report missed deliveries and depleted stock as a result of company-wide turmoil following the May firing of former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Managers said produce, meat and dairy stock was … 5

Downtown: Concord Handmade founder crafts a new business venture with mobile shop

Monday, July 21, 2014

On the outside, the camper is a 1974 Coachman Cadet. On the inside, not so much. “This isn’t just the vehicle I bring to events,” owner Alison Murphy said. “I think a lot of people are surprised it … 0

110 bicyclists re-create historic photo on Main Street in Concord

Monday, July 21, 2014

Early yesterday morning, 110 bicycle enthusiasts lined up on Main Street to recreate an 1890s photo taken at the same site, representing what several organizers think of as the second wave of a “bicycle boom” in Concord. The … 3

Market Days offers new Main Street business owners an introduction to Concord customers

Monday, July 21, 2014

Standing beneath the sign for YoYo Heaven on Saturday, owner Andy McBride expertly drew a yo-yo in and out of his grasp, twirling the string between his fingers. Beneath his feet, words written in chalk on the sidewalk … 0

Letter: State’s role in border crisis

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Since 2008, more than 150,000 unaccompanied juveniles from Central and South America have crossed over our borders and are now residing in military and medical facilities here in the United States. According to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, after their hearings, they are set free to join families with … 1

Letter: Feltes gives voice to voiceless

Sunday, July 20, 2014

I encourage all voters in Concord, Hopkinton, Henniker and Warner to learn more about New Hampshire Senate candidate Dan Feltes. Dan has a very long record of working for and advocating for those without a voice. He is a hard-working, conflict-free, clear thinker with sterling ethics. Our district … 1

Letter: You can trust Ardinger

Sunday, July 20, 2014

I am writing in support of Kass Ardinger for state Senate District 15. Kass’s efforts during her tenure on the Concord School Board have resulted in an improved public school system and three brand new elementary schools, which affects me, as a mother of young children, directly. Kass … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Youth baseball Bow Sanel Auto Parts defeated Rochester, 11-5, in 13-year-old Cal Ripken action. Thomas MacEachron had a two-run double and Colby Gordon also brought in a pair of runs, while MacEachron picked up the win and Jason Howe played well behind the plate. MacEachron and Ben Kimball … 0

N.H. college, university systems see enrollment increase for online classes

Sunday, July 20, 2014

More New Hampshire students are turning to their computers for summer classes, mirroring a broader trend of increasing online enrollment in the state’s university and community college systems. Summer online enrollment in the Community College System of New Hampshire is up 11 percent over last year, said Shannon … 0