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Painting by Sandy Bowles. 0

September 24, 2013
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Painting by Sandy Bowles. 0

September 24, 2013
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Painting by Carolyn Sherman. 0

September 24, 2013

Classic Concord photo

Later in our energy issue, you’ll read about a dude who converts hybrid Priuses (Prii?) into electric cars. What would he be able to do with this old-school ride, we wonder? Top-notch reader Earl Burroughs hooked us up with this picture of a Concord Steam Laundry delivery truck from the turn of the century. 0

September 24, 2013
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Sweet revisionist biblical history

Here’s another installment in one of our favorite series: Overheard in Concord. This entry was submitted by an anonymous reader. Submit your Overheards at news@theconcordinsider.com. Ohhhhhh yeah!On Sept. 16 at Beefside Restaurant on Manchester Street (late lunch);  I was sitting next to a table of three who were having lunch and one was speaking especially… 0

September 24, 2013

Randy Brian can turn a Toyota Prius into an electric car or a portable generator – presto!

Ponder the typical list of things one might plug in and charge up: a phone, a tablet, an iPod, an electric razor, an intergalactic communication device.Randy Brian’s list is similar, space-chatting technology aside. But his contains a few notable earthly additions – his car and his house.Wait, what? It’s… 0

September 24, 2013
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The plug-out island that can power your house! 0

September 24, 2013
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Randy Brian with his Prius and photographic evidence of a trip to Boston during which he exceeded 100 miles per gallon. 0

September 24, 2013

Missed Connections: Best Buy-curious, piglets and monkeys

We at the Insider like to scour Craigslist’s Missed Connections section to see if anyone in Concord noticed that we like, radiate this unmatched positive energy and junk is finding true love online. Here, presented unedited as always, are some of the best recent posts. Making flower arrangements at the church… 0

September 24, 2013

City briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell installs solar panels on his forehead in hopes of powering his brain with the sun. The panels impair his vision, though, and he walks directly into the statue of Gen. John Stark, smashing it into tiny bits. Bits that spell out the city memo, though. Granted, they look niceTree install syrupy smoothSeventeen maple trees have been planted at… 0

September 24, 2013