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The Crisis Center of Central NH held a photo shoot for men who are community leaders (they wanted to get men involved, and this looked like a perfect opportunity, don’t you think?) to get ready for the Oct. 1 Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event to raise awareness of (and money for) domestic and sexual assault in Merrimack… 0

April 15, 2014
Listen up, Easter Bunny

Tips for our perfect basket

With the Easter bunny’s arrival just a few short days away, we thought it would be a good idea to give him (or her) a few ideas for our basket.We do it for Santa Claus, so why can’t the old floppy-eared bunny take a couple hints to make our Easter morning the best one ever? Remember people, never underestimate the power of suggestion. Take it from us, it can go a long… 0

April 15, 2014

This Week In Concord History

April 15, 1861: Three days after the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter, the first call for troops reaches Concord by telegraph from Washington, D.C., at 8 a.m. Friends rush across to the Phenix Hotel to awaken Edward E. Sturtevant, a popular police officer and former printer. Sturtevant rushes to the State House and, fulfilling his fondest wish, becomes New Hampshire’s first… 0

April 15, 2014

City briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell whips up a dozen eggs, over easy, and hides them in his yard for children to find. Grossed out parents fling them back at his house instead, and the stains spell out a city memo. Courtesy flushSpring hydrant cleaningEach spring, the highway and utilities division of the General Services Department flushes city-owned hydrants in order to remove… 0

April 15, 2014
Bulletin Board

Eggstravaganza set for Kimball-Jenkins Saturday

The fifth annual Eggstravaganza will be held at the Kimball-Jenkins Estate Saturday, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. There will be an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m., along with face painting and photos with the Easter Bunny. The event is free and open to children ages 1 to 11. 0

April 15, 2014
McGowan’s Outgoing Communication Director of the Week

Pappathan talks Frozen duet, magic markers and, of course, art stuff

Name: Jessica Pappathan.Occupation: Outgoing Communications Director at McGowan Fine Art. What was your favorite part about working at McGowan?Every day brought something new. Artists are continuously bringing in new artwork, and it is exciting to have that first look. I love working with artists directly, and… 0

April 8, 2014

Apparently the business dog business is still booming in Concord

When we ran our business dogs of Concord issue last month, we asked you to send us pictures of the pooches we missed, and boy did you deliver! 0

April 8, 2014

Missed Connections: Lovely creations make life so wonderful

We at the Insider like to scour Craigslist’s Missed Connections to see if anyone in Concord has commented on our muscular-ankles is finding true love online. Here, presented unedited as always, are some of the best recent entries. shaws parking lot in Concord - m4wMonday afternoon I pulled into the Shaws parking lot in Concord and witnessed the most gorgeous lady I have… 0

April 8, 2014

This Week In Concord History

April 9, 2000: A party at Rundlett Middle School brings together longtime Concord-area residents with immigrants and refugees who are more recent arrivals. The event is part of a broader effort that educational, social service and business organizations hope will eventually lead to the creation of a multicultural center. April 9, 1991: After two consecutive days when the temperature… 0

April 8, 2014

City briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell eats some sweet gourmet food and then burps a city memo. Field of streamsNot anymore, though!The General Services Department has been working since January to renovate the Warren H. Doane Diamond at Memorial Field, Aspell writes. The baseball field was first built in 1936 and has since required the need for some updating, like new cornfields… 0

April 8, 2014