Sunny
-9°
Sunny
Hi 7° | Lo -9°
Ag & Eats

Field notes on cows, Concord cuisine and everything in between.

More »
Local Music Scene

SoundCheck is the Concord Monitor's music blog, written by Rob Azevedo.

More »
  • Concord's Max Cross swims the 100 yard backstroke preliminary race at Saturday's Division I swim championships at UNH in Durham, Feb. 13, 2016.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    Concord's Max Cross swims the 100 yard backstroke preliminary race at Saturday's Division I swim championships at UNH in Durham, Feb. 13, 2016. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Joe Randazzo (left), formerly of Penacook, leans in for a "kiss" with Johnny Depp in costume as Donald Trump. Depp plays Trump in Funny or Die's "The Art of the Deal."

    Joe Randazzo (left), formerly of Penacook, leans in for a "kiss" with Johnny Depp in costume as Donald Trump. Depp plays Trump in Funny or Die's "The Art of the Deal."

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at her primary night party at Southern New Hampshire University in Hooksett following her loss to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at her primary night party at Southern New Hampshire University in Hooksett following her loss to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

  • Ray Duckler

    Ray Duckler

  • Concord's Jared Grondin (9) slams Bedford's Chase Vaillancourt (22) into the boards during Saturday's 1-0 overtime loss to Bedford at Everett Arena in Concord on Feb. 6, 2016.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    Concord's Jared Grondin (9) slams Bedford's Chase Vaillancourt (22) into the boards during Saturday's 1-0 overtime loss to Bedford at Everett Arena in Concord on Feb. 6, 2016. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

What was the best Super Bowl-winning defense (since 2000)?

Candidates attack in GOP debate

Republican White House hopefuls insisted that President Obama step aside and let his successor nominate the next Supreme Court justice, in a raucous Saturday night debate that also featured harshly …