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The summer countdown scavenger hunt

Back when we created the summer countdown scavenger hunt a month ago, the end of summer somehow seemed so far away. Now it’s already getting dark earlier and earlier. But things are still bright for Gabi Stewart, who was first to correctly identify all of the places we sent you. So Stewart is the proud owner of a… 0

September 2, 2014
The summer countdown scavenger hunt

The summer countdown scavenger hunt

Back when we created the summer countdown scavenger hunt a month ago, the end of summer somehow seemed so far away. Now it’s already getting dark earlier and earlier. But things are still bright for Gabi Stewart, who was first to correctly identify all of the places we sent you. So Stewart is the proud owner of a… 0

September 2, 2014
Let the bidding begin

Paint the Town Art Auction to raise money for Kimball-Jenkins

Are you looking to start an art collection? Maybe you need that perfect piece to finish it off? Or even one to complement (or take the focus off) your copy of Keith’s Green Martini masterpiece. Whatever the case, if you’re in the mood for something bright and flashy to hang on the living room wall then the 3rd… 0

September 2, 2014
DO they also serve par-faits?

Ballard’s is clearly aware that ice cream and mini golf are a perfect pair

Ballard’s Ice Cream in the South End apparently does a lot more than sell delicious ice cream – it also provides a good home for abandoned super tiny mini golf holes. One of the funnest (is funnest a word?) new additions at Market Days this year was the mini golf course, complete with a dozen really short – and… 0

September 2, 2014
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We found the Rotary’s mini golf hole from Market Days at Ballard’s this week. We also curiously found ice cream in our hands and less money in our wallets when we left. 0

September 2, 2014

This week in Concord history

Aug. 26, 1988: Developers abandon plans for a seven-story hotel on Fort Eddy Road. Instead, Concord will get the LL Bean strip mall. 0

August 26, 2014
Paint by numbers

Creativity is the key to life – or at least Christa Zuber’s business idea

Christa Zuber has never been to Abu Dhabi. She lived in Australia for two and a half years while getting her master’s and traveled to destinations like New Zealand, Fiji and Thailand, but there’s no United Arab Emirates capital stamp on her passport. It’s actually her sister, Jennifer, who has the desert paradise… 0

August 26, 2014
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Nothing says looking for a new business location than peeking through a couple windows. 0

August 26, 2014
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Christa Zuber and her husband, Jeff Bowden, are either discussing a potential landing spot for Zuber’s new business, The Place Studio & Gallery, or what toppings to get on their afternoon pizza. 0

August 26, 2014
How things have changed

Looking at the Granite State from really old (and newer) lenses

A photograph exhibit, entitled “New Hampshire Then & Now,” is currently on display at the N.H. Historical Society’s Park Street location. Using old prints by a variety of photographers and more recent snapshots by Peter Randall, the collection shows just how much the Granite State has changed over the years. 0

August 26, 2014