🌱 Concord Daily: Icy Roads; Hockey results; Summer camp information

Hello Concord! Tony Schinella here. It’s Wednesday, so let’s start with everything you need to know about what’s happening in Concord today.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Sunny to partly cloudy. High: 40 Low: 24.


Here are the top stories at Concord today:

  1. Concord Man Arrested for Rape, 50 Child Sex Abuse Images (Concord Patch)
  2. The redistricting process could depend on a possible New Hampshire Senate amendment to the Congress map (WMUR Manchester)
  3. New Hampshire HS Hockey – Catching up with some Granite State highlights: Bedford scores two key wins; Concord’s Coskren scores his 100th point (HNIB News)
  4. The day before Safer Internet Day, 12 people are arrested: PM Patch NH (Concord Patch)
  5. Concord man charged with child rape charges: court roundup (Concord patch)
  6. February 8 NH DHHS COVID-19 update: 307 positive results including 20 in Manchester; 7 deaths reported (Manchester Ink Link)
  7. SB2 vote question on the ballot for Merrimack Valley voters in March (Concord Monitor)
  8. W&L Baseball selected seventh in ODAC preseason poll (generalssports.com)
  9. Bishop Brady High School Hockey Team Wins Again (Concord Crest)
  10. Barry Conservation 4-H Camp Registration Opening Soon (NH Fish and Game Department)
  11. NH Democrats Seek to Repeal Classroom Race Talk Regulations (WCAX)
  12. Icy mix leads to dozens of crashes on New Hampshire roads (WMUR Manchester)
  13. Michael Geary Obituary (2022) – Concord, NH – Concord Monitor (Legacy.com)
  14. Monadnock Writers Group Plans “New Hampshire Now” Presentation (Monadnock Ledger Transcript)
  15. NH program returns to increase children’s access to summer camp (The Laconia Daily Sun)
  16. More Crashes Reported, Near Interstate 93 in Concord: Video (Concord Patch)
  17. Concord Area Real Estate Overview (Concord Patch)

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  • Concord NH Police Department: “Today is #SaferInternetDay. Let’s join the NH Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and #StartTheConversation on sextortion, the online crime of exploitation directed against children in which coercion or blackmail are used. You can…” (Facebook)
  • New Hampshire Lottery: “The fabulous month of February took on a whole new meaning for last week’s iLottery winners, who took home fabulous cash prizes! Keep playing and keep having fun! For YOUR chance to win big online with e-Instants, Powerball, Mega Millions and….” (Facebook)
  • Concord General Services: “DOWNTOWN CONCORD PARKING BAN ❄️ A winter maintenance parking ban has been issued for Tuesday, February 8, 2022 for downtown snow removal. No on-street parking in downtown Concord during the night tonight from midnight to 7:00 Wednesday, fe…” (Facebook)
  • NAMI New Hampshire: “A good reminder as we navigate the daily routine – take good care of yourselves, friends. 💚 Illustration: @lizandmollie 4) or info@…” (Facebook)
  • New Hampshire Audubon: “Rough-legged Hawks in Rochester and more in this week’s #rarebirdalert https://www.nhaudubon.org/this-is-new-hampshire-audubons-rare-bird-alert-for-monday-february-7-2022 / ” (Facebook)
  • Concord Public Library: “Check out our display of adult books for Black History Month! 📚 #bitesizedbookclub #librariesofinstagram #bookstagram #whatareyoureading #blackhistory #blackhistorymonth #bookdisplay #shelfie #CPL #concordpubliclibrary #concordNH #newhampshire” (Instagram)
  • Future in sight: “Here is another new face at Future In Sight that we would like to introduce to you! 🤠 Meet Janis, and see why she loves working at Future In Sight!” My name is Janis and I have a background in non-profit finance . I like knowing that even though I’m…” (Facebook)
  • NAMI New Hampshire: “NAMI NH joins the wider NAMI community in mourning the passing of Eleanor Owen. One of the first NAMI moms, Eleanor’s groundbreaking work has helped lead us steadily towards a day when no mother’s child shouldn’t have to be afraid to ask for help b…” (Facebook)
  • CAPABLE NH: “Mark your calendars! ABLE NH needs your input. We have written a health champions column to identify providers who provide culturally competent diagnosis and care to people with disabilities. We would like the disability community of NH share…” (Facebook)
  • CAPABLE NH: “Need a getaway? You can win a one-night stay at the beautiful Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, a $200 gift card to Ames Brook Campground, or a week’s accommodation in Camon, France, all supporting disability justice in New Hampshire!…” (Facebook)
  • The Water Project: “A new month means a new project of the month. For the month of February, we need your help to fund the Sumbuya Community Project. The 230 community members depend on a hand-dug well that features significant issues. For this reason, they re…” (Facebook)
  • Boys and Girls Clubs – Bradley Street Clubhouse: “Look at this! Our junior program is on a pen pal extravaganza with a boys and girls club in Oklahoma! More to come!” (Facebook)
  • New Hampshire Home Builders Association: “WHO’S READY FOR THIS?!?!” THE 55th ANNUAL NH State Home Show! www.nhstatehomeshow.com NH State Home Show” (Facebook)
  • New Hampshire Home Builders Association: “MARK YOUR CALENDARS! March 5 and March 6! www.nhstatehomeshow.com NH State Home Show” (Facebook)
  • NHTI Paramedic Emergency Medicine: “Freshmen getting ready for adult ETT practice next week…” (Facebook)
  • NAMI New Hampshire: “Today, 14 children and 9 adults are waiting for inpatient psychiatric beds. The NH Rapid Response Access Point is available if you or someone you care about is having a mental health or addiction crisis. you by calling 833-710-64.. .” (Facebook)
  • Concord Parks and Recreation Department: “What a great family activity, it’s free and you’ll learn about our local wildlife.” (Facebook)
  • NAMI New Hampshire: “NAMI NH wholeheartedly supports the COVID-19 vaccination because it is essential to the physical and mental health of our families and communities. Find a FREE vaccination site near you: http://vaccines. nh.gov #SleeveUpNH #MaskUpNH” (Facebook)
  • New Hampshire Audubon: “It is becoming increasingly clear that the human/nature relationship is essential to the well-being of all living beings on earth. Access to and maintenance of parks, protected lands, gardens, greenways and wild areas are essential for…” (Facebook)
  • NOFA-NH: “Bulk Order Store is Open! Save on Organic Farming and Gardening Supplies through Feb. 28. Order Now. Pick up March 19 or 20 in Andover, Rochester, or Weare, NH. Supplier Spotlight : Vermont Compost Company Vermont Compost Compa…” (Facebook)
  • Concord Public Library: “Hoopla Bonus Borrow, #genealogy and #history databases, and learn how to stay safe online, in this edition of the #TechTipsTuesday e-newsletter. https://libraryaware.com/2GDHRG” (Facebook)
  • Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce: “February is a short month, but you can still make time for professional development in the Chamber! We hope you’ll join us for these upcoming events. ➡ Meet Your Chamber Luncheon on Wednesday, February 16. In-Person Options and virtual are . ..” (Facebook)
  • ConcordTV: “In this video, learn about some of the training drills conducted by the Concord Fire Department.” (Facebook)
  • New Futures: “Today at 3 p.m., the House ED&A Committee will consider amendment 0375-h to HB 1566, which proposes to repeal the Prescription Drug Affordability Board, a critical tool in combating soaring drug prices. measures to indicate your PPO…” (Facebook)
  • In downtown Concord: “Feeling frisky and sultry this Valentine’s Day? Zoë & Co., Professional Bra Fitters has you (kinda) covered for all your Valentine’s Day essentials ☺️🤭💕” (Facebook)
  • The New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation Network: “💲 Need help budgeting for college expenses? Join Destination College and sign up for our College-Cost Cutting Tips workshop. https://www.nhheaf.org/destination-college.asp” (Facebook)
  • NOFA-NH: “How can you better plan your garden to improve quality and increase yields, be kinder to the environment, and work smarter not harder? On February 22, join NOFA-NH and organic farmer Ron Christie for learn how to plan a success…” (Facebook)
  • Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce: “Just a reminder that tonight’s Business After Hours has been rescheduled for Tuesday March 8th. We’re glad to see you for a bit of networking then!” (Facebook)
  • In downtown Concord: “Looking for a handcrafted gift for your loved one? The NH Craftsmen League has what you need! 😍” (Facebook)
  • NAMI New Hampshire: “Did you know that NAMI NH offers FREE support, education and advocacy for individuals and families affected by mental illness and suicide? Contact our information and resource line at 1-800-242-6264 (press on 4) or info@NAMINH.org to learn more. Yo…” (Facebook)
  • Tony Schinella, Patch Team: “If you didn’t already know, the driving is really slippery this morning due to the icy streets. Concord School District, Merrimack Valley School District, Bishop Brady High School, St. ‘other schools too…’ (Patch)

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That’s all for today. See you tomorrow morning for another update!

Tony Schinella

About Me: Award-winning journalist and broadcaster for Patch.com in NH (off and on) since June 2011. Community coverage includes Concord, Hampton-North Hampton, Merrimack, Nashua, Portsmouth and Salem. Reachable at tony.schinella@patch.com. Career Highlights available on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/an…

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