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New shoes and a free foot massage?

We at the Insider like to scour Craigslist’s Missed Connections to see if anyone in Concord has noticed how remarkably proportionate our eyebrows are is finding true love online. Here, presented unedited as always, are some of the best recent entries. Hannaford - m4w (Concord)Saw you getting veges..... Thought we made eye contact just about? Gorgeous. Older than… 0

October 15, 2013

This week in Concord history

Oct. 15, 2000: About 1,800 people take part in Concord’s leg of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The local event raises $157,000 for research. Oct. 16, 2002: One hundred senior citizens gather for a ground-breaking ceremony for the city’s first senior center. Oct. 16, 2001: Citing safety concerns relating to the Sept. 11 attacks, the Steeplegate… 0

October 15, 2013

City briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell mixes his colors with his whites, and inevitably the red cape from his Superman pajamas turns all his laundry pink. Ever positive, he dons an entirely pink ensemble and trudges out for the Making Strides walk, dictating a city memo as he goes. We were there to translate. No ifs, ands or abutmentsConstruction is still a thing This week,… 0

October 15, 2013
Here’s hoping we don’t regret this

Meet the newest member of the Insider team: Tim Goodwin

Meet the newest member of the Insider staff, Tim Goodwin, who joins us after spending seven years at the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, most recently as the sports editor. Tim (barely) graduated from ConVal High School in Peterborough and went to Keene State College, earning his bachelor’s degree in journalism. Tim… 0

October 15, 2013
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New Insider Tim Goodwin rummages through the office refrigerator to see what he can find for lunch. 0

October 15, 2013

All dogs go to heaven, especially the blessed

Every year on the first weekend in October, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church holds a Blessing of the Animals event for its members. More than 70 animals, mostly dogs and a few stuffed, were blessed over three services at the church this year in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. 0

October 15, 2013
All dogs go to heaven, especially the blessed

All dogs go to heaven, especially the blessed

Every year on the first weekend in October, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church holds a Blessing of the Animals event for its members. More than 70 animals, mostly dogs and a few stuffed, were blessed over three services at the church this year in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. 0

October 15, 2013
Good stuff cheap

Arnie’s to hold annual wrap-up sale

If you’re looking for the closest thing to free ice cream on Saturday then head down to Arnie’s Place at 164 Loudon Road. The 20th annual Almost Free Ice Cream Day will be held 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the popular local restaurant to benefit the Concord Boys & Girls Club. “100 percent of the proceeds that we make that day will go to the boys and girls club,” said restaurant… 0

October 15, 2013

Handing it off

The answers to last week’s scavenger hunt may remain a mystery, but the theme no longer has to: our beloved editor, Ben Conant, has taken a job as the sports editor at the Monadnock Ledger Transcript in Peterborough. Alas, the farewell noted in the hunt was his. He took the Insider to great heights in his two years… 0

October 8, 2013
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Bye bye, Ben! 0

October 8, 2013