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Dennis McManus bio

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Born: Concord High school: Bishop Brady, 1969 graduate Colleges: Plymouth State, Indiana University Coach: Plymouth State, 1984-2015 Manager: Concord Quarry Dogs, 2001-03 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) won the New England Region Squirt Tier 1 hockey championship. The Capitals went undefeated in the tournament, beating the Boston Stars, the Green Mountain Glades and the Waltham Express twice. The Capitals defeated the Connecticut Wolfpack, 7-1, in the final. The Concord players …

Retired general McChrystal trying to change 'cultural expectation' of service year

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

As the commander of American troops in Afghanistan, U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal devised a military strategy that included embedding themselves with locals. The strategy, coined counter-insurgency, aimed to address root causes of violence that undermined the political structure in the region. Now, the retired four-star general is looking at the root causes …

Letter: Speak out about cable

Thursday, March 26, 2015

It is time for the residents of Concord to voice their concerns regarding renewal of the contract with Comcast. Seniors and disabled persons on fixed incomes should demand a low flat rate. It is my understanding there is currently available a $2 per month discount for seniors if …

Letter: Say no to the GOP

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Who didn’t know the New Hampshire budget was going to be short? Now they want us to believe that they’ll fix everything when it comes to the floor for debate and a vote. Anybody who believes Jeb Bradley about that is a bigger fool then he is. The …

Letter: Private property

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Eversource is resurrecting an old 7.5-mile power distribution line through Concord and Webster. The utility obtained easements for the power line for their purposes only. This is not a public trail. Written permission from the landowner is required to use this as a trail for off-road recreational vehicles. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Youth basketball The Concord Boys and Girls Club 3rd- and 4th-grade boys’ basketball team finished runner-up in the Deerfield Hoop Classic. The team finished the tournament with a record of 5-2. Team members were Zanis Lauris, Max Leahy, Henry Smalley, Addie Kernen, Yves Mugiraneza, Shondell Hadley, Danny Revellese …

Concord’s Nelson, Murphy honored as Division I hockey All-State teams announced

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Concord boys’ hockey goalie Ben Nelson was named to the Division I All-State second team yesterday, one of two Crimson Tide players to earn accolades as the division announced its two teams and honorable mention choices yesterday. Nelson, a junior, was selected following a season in which he …

Students and parents ask Concord School Board to maintain Capitol Center partnership

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Tuesday night, Nick Skafidas was on stage at the Capitol Center for the Arts playing the trumpet in what he feared could be his last concert at the venue. To make sure he can play there next year, the Concord High School junior spoke at the Concord School …

The Insiders: Ain’t no ‘keg party like this Amoskeag Manufacturing party at the Pierce Manse

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

We feel we’ve been somewhat misle d by movies we’ve seen over the years. Isn’t everything in the movies supposed to be true? Like, shouldn’t flying cars be a thing by now? Also, anyone that watched John Travolta …

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 …