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A strumming good time

Get set for a mandolin takeover at the Music School this weekend

It’s going to be a strumming good time at the Concord Community Music School this weekend. The 12th annual March Mandolin Festival continues its tradition of bringing big music through the use of a small instrument with another talented group of mandolinists. When the festival began in 2002, it was just a simple… 0

March 4, 2014

Close encounters of the wildlife kind at the Concord Public Library

Wildlife Encounters invaded the Concord Library on Friday and brought seven cuddly, slimy and prickly friends along. 0

March 4, 2014
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Wildlife Encounters invaded the Concord Library on Friday and brought seven cuddly, slimy and prickly friends along. 0

March 4, 2014
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WildlifeEncounters6-CI-030414

All Thorn does is eat, adding a stick of sweet potato to the list. 0

March 4, 2014
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Koda, an artic fox, braves the warm temperatures. 0

March 4, 2014
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Sid, a moluccan cockatoo, gets animated when talking about his dinner plans. 0

March 4, 2014
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Wildlife Encounters owner Derek Small works to break free of his Brazilian rainbow boa handcuffs. 0

March 4, 2014
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Leo Logan, 2, of Concord doesn’t let an obstacle like being strapped to his mom’s back get in the way of petting an African pygmy hedgehog. 0

March 4, 2014
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Davis Linzell, 8, of Concord made fast friends with Thorn, a Brazilian Tree Porcupine, by offering him a banana. 0

March 4, 2014
Living the Dreamsicle

Celebrated musician settles down in Concord and sets up shop

If you were to ask Vinx De’Jon Parrette about his touring days, there are just too many venues and countries to list. The guy has been traveling the world playing music since 1978, and is still at it today. Vinx (as he is known around the world) has performed at the foot of the Swiss Alps, been the opening… 0

March 4, 2014