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UNH, Holy Cross will renew rivalry starting in 2016

The University of New Hampshire and Holy Cross football teams - which first met in 1909 - announced yesterday that they will play each other for four straight seasons beginning in 2016. Holy Cross won…

Today at 12:34AM
Davis's accomplishments still inspire despite loss

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Mo'ne Davis will look like a typical eighth-grader when she begins classes at Philadelphia's Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a couple of weeks. Thick braids? Check. Bright…

Today at 12:34AM
Paul Newberry column: A salute to football's worst of the worst

ATLANTA - This isn't another column about Florida State or Alabama. They get enough attention. With the start of college football right around the corner, we'd like to give a shoutout to the Bottom 10,…

Today at 12:32AM
Paraplegia doesn't dampen Concord man in spirit or in sport

The shot rang out over the range at the Monadnock Rod and Gun Club, and Mark Race flashed a small but satisfied smile. "I found my sweet spot," he said. As the smoke settled, Race patted himself on the…

Today at 12:31AM
My Turn: Maybe Concord doesn't need a middle school

There is an ominous silence coming from the halls and corridors in the Dewey School. That is not good news. While a new academic school year is beginning and a fresh generation of students is entering…

Today at 12:31AM
My Turn: Habitat protection is last, best hope for cod

Will we be the last generation to enjoy cod in New England? Since Colonial times, the Sacred Cod hanging in the Massachusetts State House has been a "historic and continuing symbol of the commonwealth."…

Today at 12:29AM
Motorsports notebook: Star-studded Gibbs lineup deserves comparisons to Hendrick

For the second straight year, the homestretch of the Sprint Cup's regular season involves the possibility of a new power on the rise. The worst-kept secret in NASCAR was finally made open Tuesday when…

Today at 12:29AM
Tim O'Sullivan column: Red Sox add star Cuban outfielder, allay fans' fears

We may not know much about Rusney Castillo. But after the Red Sox signed the 27-year-old Cuban outfielder to a 7-year, $72.5 million contract yesterday, we do know more about the direction these Sox are…

Aug 22
Letter: Feltes for full-day kindergarten

Dan Feltes's unwavering support for full-day kindergarten is, more than any other issue, what compels me to strongly support his campaign. Every child and family in Hopkinton now has the opportunity…

Aug 22
Letter: A bonus for hard work

I am a 20-year veteran teacher at Chichester Central School and could not ask for a better school to work in. I was out of town for the school board meeting, but I feel the Aug. 15 article on the Monitor's…

Aug 22
Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants.

Aug 22
Clinton office hostage taker eligible for parole

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A man who took hostages at a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign office in 2007 has been approved for parole.

Aug 22
Man charged with setting hall in hotel hallway

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - Police have accused a man of setting a small fire in a hallway of a hotel in Laconia, New Hampshire.

Aug 22
Poll shows Shaheen, Brown in close race

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - A new poll shows U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and possible Republican challenger Scott Brown in a close race for the New Hampshire Senate seat.

Aug 22
Food Bank 'Nothing' campaign raises $100K

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Food Bank has raised more than $100,000 through sales of its cans of "Nothing" to help the hungry.

Aug 22
Wire fraud convict has until Friday to object

BROWNVILLE, Maine (AP) - A Vermont man convicted of wire fraud for submitting false invoices to a Maine town has reached the end of his allotted time to file objections to a pre-sentencing reporting.

Aug 22
With 2016 in mind, Perry heads to New Hampshire

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he's an improved version of the 2012 candidate who stumbled badly.