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Some summery homemade jam can help make winter more bearable

A few members of the local Philanthropic Educational Organization had themselves a great morning at Carter Hill Orchard’s blueberry field last week. As part of a PEO fundraiser, all the berries will be used for delicious jams the ladies will make to help raise money for their organization. We may or may not have… 0

July 28, 2015

This Week In Concord History

July 28, 2003: A group of residents who have spent the last decade fighting a planned connector road between Concord’s Pleasant and Clinton streets file a lawsuit in Merrimack County Superior Court in an effort to stop the project for good. The lawsuit asks the court to revoke a wetlands permit that gives the city permission to build the Langley Parkway through about 3.5 acres… 0

July 28, 2015

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell buys 20 wallet-sized school photos of the city memo so he can hand them out to his family. Look how cute it is all dressed up with a fresh haircut and presented for you here. Hangin’ with the fuzzMeet the po-liceThe Concord Police Department will host its third “Coffee with a Cop” event July 31 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at McDonald’s… 0

July 28, 2015

This Week In Concord History

July 21, 2003: Wayne and Ruth Ross, the owners of Rossview Farm in Concord, have struck a deal with the Trust for Public Land to conserve their 510 acres of forest, wetland and hill on District Five Road, the Monitor reports. Provided they can secure the funding, the Trust for Public Land can buy the land for $2.4 million. July 21, 1873: Meeting at city hall, the Congregationalist… 0

July 21, 2015

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell grabs his floppy hat and khakiest ensemble before jumping in the canoe to go fishing for city memos. Luckily they were biting this week – hurry up and read though, Tom’s a catch-and-release kind of guy. It’s just a phaseSuper water awesomenessThe Water Treatment Division of the General Services Department has joined the American… 0

July 21, 2015

This Week In Concord History

July 14, 2002: A fire destroys a Maple Street home in Concord. Nobody is hurt. July 15, 2002: House lawmakers lose a last-ditch chance to re-draw their election districts themselves, clearing the way for the state Supreme Court to take over. July 15, 2000: Concord’s Bob Mielcarz wins his ninth State Amateur Golf Championship, the most anyone has ever won. July… 0

July 14, 2015

Missed Connections: Romantically discussing watermelon prices

We at the Insider like to scour Craigslist’s Missed Connections to see if anyone in Concord wants to get one cup of froyo with two spoons is finding true love online. Here, presented unedited as always, are some of the best recent entries Robert (Concord/Bow)Damn it Robert. Tell me to go to hell, that you’re neck deep in the swamp, or so in love that you cannot… 0

July 14, 2015

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell puts his glasses on the bridge of his nose, grabs a ruler and some chalk and rings the bell. The course? City Memo 101. Today’s assignment is to read this memo! Getting their learn onA degree on the streetsThe city of Concord participates in the N.H. Technology Transfer Center’s Roads Scholar Program to meet educational and training… 0

July 14, 2015

This Week In Concord History

July 7, 2003: In a town hall-style meeting at Conant Elementary School in Concord, presidential candidate Sen. John Edwards claims that from tax cuts to education, President Bush favors the wealthy over the working class. Instead, Edwards offers his own life experience as more in touch with middle class Americans and the American dream. “We are a nation of people who believe… 0

July 7, 2015
These little Insiders went to Market . . . Days

In the market for new Market Days entertainment? Good, here’s some

We love being able to walk down the middle of the street without the threat of a moving vehicle causing what would be an otherwise unnecessary trip the emergency room. And while that’s one of the many reasons we enjoy Market Days, it’s not the only one. There is delicious food, music and mini golf to sweeten the pot. But as we started to gear up for the annual Market… 0

June 30, 2015