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This Week In Concord History

April 14, 2003: Concord High School’s boys’ and girls’ tennis teams both win their season openers. The girls easily down Spaulding, 8-1. The boys have just as easy a time, beating the Red Raiders, 9-0. April 14, 1865: At 5 p.m., Congressman Edward H. Rollins, a Concord Republican, stops by the White House to seek a pass for a constituent to visit his wounded… 0

April 14, 2015

Allow us to introduce you to Digger, the Main Street Project mascot

In case you’ve heard reports of a tiger on the loose downtown, it’s just Digger, the official mascot of the Concord Main Street Project. He’s also the first tiger we’ve ever interviewed in print! Read on to get acquainted. What kind of formal construction training did you have prior to… 0

April 14, 2015
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Ham and bean supper at East Congregational

A classic New England ham and bean supper will be held at East Congregational Church, 51 Mountain Road, on Saturday, April 18, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will feature baked ham, two kinds of made-from-scratch baked beans, homemade brown bread, rolls, assorted casseroles, coleslaw and a dessert buffet. Takeout is available. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 12 and children… 0

April 14, 2015

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell Duct Tapes the entire perimeter of his office door to keep the draft out, only to realize he’s trapped himself inside. Panicked, he tries to break the door down by ramming it with his shoulder, but all he produces are loud whimpers of pain. Which translate perfectly into a city memo!  Leaf it up to usCollections delayed a bitThe… 0

April 14, 2015

These might be our snuggliest pages ever

Since this is the quilting issue and we spent most of last week talking to people about quilts, it was only right that we devote some space to some of the best ones we saw during our travels. Plus we’re big fans of things that keep us warm and wanted to share it with all of you. And trust us, this is only a fraction… 0

April 7, 2015
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Since this is the quilting issue and we spent most of last week talking to people about quilts, it was only right that we devote some space to some of the best ones we saw during our travels. Plus we’re big fans of things that keep us warm and wanted to share it with all of you. And trust us, this is only a fraction… 0

April 7, 2015

Adventure Shopping

Since Ocean State Job Lots’s slogan is ‘Adventure Shopping,’ we headed down to find the most adventurous items in the store. It’s like a safari you take right here in Concord! 0

April 7, 2015
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AdventureShopping-CI-040715

Since Ocean State Job Lots’s slogan is ‘Adventure Shopping,’ we headed down to find the most adventurous items in the store. It’s like a safari you take right here in Concord! 0

April 7, 2015

This Week In Concord History

April 7, 2002: Tryouts for Concord’s Babe Ruth baseball are held at Rollins Park. 62 14- and 15-year-old boys spend the morning catching flyballs and grounders in hopes of impressing the coaches. The draft is held later in the day, and the players are divided among seven teams. April 7, 2000: Robert Blair, who murdered his wife and her young son in a Concord motel in… 0

April 7, 2015

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell is chilly in his office because it’s still a wintery nightmare, so he digs out the quilt his grandma made him 20 years ago. But the dust it’s collected causes an allergic sneezing fit so strong he flips right out of his chair. But he does sneeze in a rhythmic pattern that spells out a city memo! Legalized potholesFill ‘em… 0

April 7, 2015