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Concord girls finish strong to grab eighth place; Feliz leads boys to 10th

Saturday, May 30, 2015

HAMPTON – The sun was setting and dusk was approaching to end what had been a quiet afternoon for the Concord track and field team. And then the Crimson Tide’s girls’ distance runners had their say. The Concord girls got 18 of their 33 points in the day’s last six events, netting top-four performances from Erin Waters in the 800-mile …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Kyle Slevira, Hopkinton baseball, complete game with 4 strikeouts, RBI at the plate in a 2-1 loss Cam Chatfield, Winnisquam baseball, two 2-run singles (4 RBI) in 7-4 win Allie Trowsdale, Winnisquam softball, complete-game win, 7 strikeouts, 0 earned runs in 6-3 win Sam Valcourt, John Stark girls’ lacrosse, 2 goals, 4 assists in 12-11 loss Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 8 goals …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, May 30, 2015

High school tournaments today Track & field Division II championships At Portsmouth H.S., 10 a.m. Schedule of events: 10 a.m. – girls’ long jump, javelin and boys’ triple jump, shot put, pole vault; 11:30 a.m. – girls’ 4x800 final, 100 hurdles trials, 100 trials, pole vault, shot put, high jump and boys’ 4x800 final, 110 hurdles trials, 100 trials, discus, long jump; 12:30 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Pinkerton (11-3) at No. 3 Concord (13-1), 4 p.m. Head to head: Concord won 7-2 at Pinkerton a week and a half ago. Notes: The Tide has rolled through the season, sweeping eight of its matches and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Soccer tourney champs The Seacoast Express United U18 girls team won its division at this past weekend’s GPS College Showcase in Massachusetts. The team won all five of its games, outscoring its opponents, 25-2. Players on the team …

Budget proposal in Concord puts money toward new technology

Monday, May 25, 2015

Online systems to license dogs and apply for building permits. A new staff person for the IT department. A computerized time-keeping system for employees. Those items are all included in Concord’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016, which will go to the city council for approval next month. …

Letter: Behind the Ayotte ad

Monday, May 25, 2015

As I read through the Monitor recently, I saw a Kelly Ayotte full-page ad pretending to be a bipartisan announcement. Here was a smiling picture of Kelly, with the headline “Bipartisanship is breaking out on Capitol Hill!” I was given a telephone number to call Ayotte and ask …

Downtown: ‘Soul sisters’ open home decor shop on Pleasant Street

Monday, May 25, 2015

Ten years ago, Mae Edwards and Ann Carignan met through their church in Concord. “When I first met Anne, I said, ‘Somehow our lives are going to be connected,’ ” Edwards remembered. Fast forward to this spring, when the pair walked into a narrow storefront on Pleasant Street …

Minor earthquake felt in Concord area

Monday, May 25, 2015

A minor earthquake rumbled central New Hampshire yesterday afternoon about 2:12 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey, and could be felt in the Concord area. The 2.3 magnitude earthquake was centered in Boscawen, according to the USGS. Earthquakes less than 2.5 on the Richter scale are considered …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, May 25, 2015

Golf results Steve Johnston and Jeff Towle took low honors in yesterday’s Best-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a scorching round of 10-under par 60. Bill Krueger and Bob Mielcarz were a close second at 61. Three teams finished tied for third at 62. ∎ In CCC’s Women’s …

Weston, Colgan to be inducted into NH Legends of Hockey Hall of Fame

Monday, May 25, 2015

Ryan Weston, formerly of Henniker, and the late Paul Colgan of Concord will be among seven inductees into the New Hampshire Legends of Hockey Hall of Fame. Weston was a standout at Tilton School and Boston University before playing five seasons of professional hockey, four of them in …

Country furniture store in Concord reborn as Amish Homestead

Sunday, May 24, 2015

When the Amish Country Barn in Concord shuttered in bankruptcy last year, owners Tim and Erica LeClair tried to make sure every customer stayed whole. The LeClairs lost their house, but none of their shoppers lost a furniture …

Letter: Get to know an EpiPen

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Do you know what an EpiPen is? Have you ever had to use one or know anyone who carries one? An EpiPen can save a life. It is an auto-injector for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions. I have two grandchildren who carry EpiPens. One has a …