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Keith’s dog, Cooper, is just going to chew on this tennis ball while you read about all those vets. 0

September 30, 2014

This week in Concord history

Sept. 30, 2002: The state Supreme Court overturns the 2-year-old murder conviction of James Hall, a Concord man who admitted to strangling his mother, stowing her body in a trash can and dumping it in the woods. The court says that the judge in the 2000 trial tainted the verdict by issuing faulty instructions to the jury during their deliberations. Sept. 30, 1864: Private Robert… 0

September 30, 2014
The world’s most literate mob

The Concord Public Library totally flash mobbed the farmers market

More than a dozen Concord Public Library staff members successfully flash mobbed the downtown farmers market on Saturday morning, performing a song and dance routine in the middle of Capitol Street at about 8:30 a.m. Marketgoers and vendors were appropriately delighted, and showered the library folks with a strong… 0

September 30, 2014
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Everybody partnered up during the middle of the routine. 0

September 30, 2014
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The Rockettes weren’t there, it just looked like it for a second. 0

September 30, 2014
Tough to top

Concord High School had a white T-shirt contest, and everyone went

Concord High School’s annual homecoming parade turned into a walk to defeat ALS this year following principal Gene Connolly’s recent diagnosis, and hundreds turned out in their Connolly Tough T-shirts to kick it in the ALS. 0

September 30, 2014
Concord High School had a white T-shirt contest, and everyone went

Concord High School had a white T-shirt contest, and everyone went

Concord High School’s annual homecoming parade turned into a walk to defeat ALS this year following principal Gene Connolly’s recent diagnosis, and hundreds turned out in their Connolly Tough T-shirts to kick it in the ALS. 0

September 30, 2014
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Two-legged marchers are hardly the only ones that can claim to be Connolly tough. 0

September 30, 2014
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As far as we could tell, the cosmetology float featured the parade’s only disembodied head. 0

September 30, 2014
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This sign featuring a picture of Connolly was autographed by dozens of people. 0

September 30, 2014