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David Sterns and Jenny Lockhart

Lockhart–Sterns

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Jeff and Nancy Lockhart of Concord announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenny Lockhart, to J. David Sterns, son of Jon and Kitty Sterns of Franklin, Tenn. Lockhart, of Arlington, Va., earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Georgetown University. She is a nurse at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Sterns, of Arlington, Va., earned a degree from Lee …

Letter: Lessons from Bosnia

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Like many young Americans, I have followed this presidential election more closely than any other in my lifetime. But I am watching it unfold from afar while living in the small, post-conflict nation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. To those back home, Bosnia might seem a far cry from life in New Hampshire, a place with little relation to events unfolding on American soil. …

Letter: Sanders is no Cruz

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

In response to the editorial “No time to put an amateur in the Oval Office” (Monitor Opinion, Feb. 3): I am appalled that the Concord Monitor would publish an editorial that equated Ted Cruz with Bernie Sanders. Cruz sought and gained the endorsement of Kevin Swanson, a preacher from Iowa who advocates the execution of all gays and lesbians. He supports Uganda’s draconian …

Couples offer advice for everlasting love

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Want to know how to make love last? Why not ask a handful of couples who have kept it going over 50 years? We did, and we found that one thing the five Concord-area couples agreed on was …

High schools: Krollis hat trick leads Brady hockey over Bow, 6-0

Thursday, February 4, 2016

A 3-minute, 10-second slice of the first period told the story. With Wednesday’s interdivisional hockey game between Bishop Brady and Bow scoreless through the first nine minutes, Brady broke it open with a pair of goals in a …

Bishop Brady’s Joe Bell reaches 1,000 points in loss to Windham

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Normally when Joe Bell is surrounded in a basketball situation, he uses his quickness, or passing ability, or ball handling to escape. But as Bell found himself surrounded by 1,000-point scorers, the last thing he wanted was escape. …

Black Ice Pond Hockey champions

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Division champions from the 6th annual Black Ice Pond Hockey tournament, held over the weekend at White Park and Everett Arena, are: 18+ Open Division: Jack Edwards Teeth Mens 35+ A Division: Hard Chargers Mens 50+ Division: Cheer’s Frenchie Unplugged Women’s Open Division: The Barley House Mens 35+ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Middle school results The Hopkinton middle school boys’ basketball team defeated Merrimack Valley, 51-42. Colby Quiet (eight points), Kevin Newton-Delgado (14 points), Make Baer (eight points), Derek West (seven points) and Evan Jacobsen (six points) had good games for the Hawks. Youth results The Concord Capitals First Command …

Jimmy Tingle brings presidential primary comedy show to Concord

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Jimmy Tingle has never held an elected office. He’s not a Democratic nor a Republican. But he wants your vote in the 2016 presidential election. Tingle boasts more than 30 years of comedic experience, contributing to The Tonight …

Letter: Highway robbery

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Annually, $75 million to $80 million of state highway revenue is diverted to the Department of Safety, which issues about 100,000 traffic tickets a year. Another $20 million to $25 million of federal gas tax revenue is collected from New Hampshire drivers and as soon as it arrives …

Merrimack Valley School District: We are now compliant with all election laws

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Merrimack Valley School Board Chairman Mark Hutchins opened a public budget hearing recently by acknowledging the district has been violating state election laws for decades. Now they’re fixing it. “You’ll notice on the warrant article a couple of different things,” Hutchins said. “We are electing the moderator by …

Ray Duckler: Looking for the Democratic nod for president? Let me introduce Mary Louise Hancock

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hillary Clinton wasted no time naming someone who reflects New Hampshire’s grace and grit: Mary Louise Hancock of Concord. Speaking to former governor John Lynch during a rally at Dartmouth College in November, the potential Democratic nominee for …

Thanks a Million: A happier holiday

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Salvation Army wants to extend a big thank you to the Concord community in a combined effort to help serve more than 900 people during the Christmas season. Some 560 of those served were teens, children and infants. Most children were provided a minimum of three large …