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Jun 23, 2015
3:36 PM
So juicy and delicious

The best way to get fresh strawberries is to pick them yourself

In case you missed the memo, strawberries are currently in season; and, might we add, very delicious. We checked out the picking action at Apple Hill Farm last week, and let’s just say we expect plenty of pies, smoothies and jams to be made in the not too distant future. Picking times are 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Saturday, through the 89 Hoit Road entrance. The season runs through…

Jun 23, 2015
1:57 PM
Market Days enthusiast of the week

Sue McCoo has been around for lots of Market Days; 100 to be exact

Sue McCoo has spent 34 years as a business owner on Main Street, first with Capitol Craftsmen before adding the Viking House to the mix two years ago. And outside of two days, she has been a mainstay for every Market Days during the three-plus decades. She has been part of the Market Days committee and served on the Intown Concord board, and on Saturday, McCoo will mark her 100th day…

Jun 23, 2015
11:36 AM

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell inflates the city memo to twist it into a doggy balloon animal, but accidentally uses helium. Thankfully he’s able to recite the memo while clinging to the balloon with one arm as he floats over the city. Let it lift you up right here! We vote for renovationsA building fit for a PrezConcord Housing & Redevelopment is launching several major projects this summer at one of its older buildings, the John F. Kennedy Building (the F must be for fixer-upper!), located at the corner of Main and Thompson streets, Aspell writes.Renovations, energy updates,…

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