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It’s back to school time, yo

The start of another school year is probably not exactly the time of year that most kids look forward to. Don’t get us wrong, education is an important part of growing up, but we can all remember the sadness that resulted as we watched summer drift away and classes once again consume a good chunk of our awake time. And it can be even more challenging and anxiety provoking… 0

September 1, 2015

This Week In Concord History

Sept. 1, 1782: The Rev. Timothy Walker, who has served as Concord’s Puritan minister from around the time of its settlement in 1730, collapses while preparing for a service and dies. He is 77 years old. Sept. 1, 1939: Germany attacks Poland. The Concord Monitor’s lead editorial says: “We feel certain that try as hard as we may, we cannot stay out of the war… 0

September 1, 2015
So fresh and so new

After a slight hiatus, we’ve decided to make a grand return

We know that every Tuesday is kind of a big deal for you. Not just because of $2 tacos, although we do really love our pork and chicken creations quite a bit, but because it’s when the latest edition of the Insider is ready for public consumption. And we now realize that excludes some of you because if you aren’t a subscriber to the Monitor in Concord or until… 0

September 1, 2015

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell rushes out to get the latest and greatest school supplies to ensure he’s ready for yet another school year. But before using his pens and notebooks for actual school work, he practices his penmanship on the city memo. Get filingThe elections are comingThe city’s next municipal election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3. Those wishing… 0

September 1, 2015

One day there will be a memorial statue where that sign is planted

On Aug. 14, people who looked pretty important gathered in front of the N.H. State Library for the unveiling of a sign at the site of the future John Gilbert Winant Memorial, Winant was a decorated pilot during WWI, elected to the N.H. House and Senate, and served three terms as governor. He was the first head of the… 0

August 25, 2015
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On Aug. 14, people who looked pretty important gathered in front of the N.H. State Library for the unveiling of a sign at the site of the future John Gilbert Winant Memorial, Winant was a decorated pilot during WWI, elected to the N.H. House and Senate, and served three terms as governor. He was the first head of the… 0

August 25, 2015

This Week In Concord History

Aug. 25, 2003: A front-page story in the Wall Street Journal details the lavish compensation packages bestowed upon the rector and vice rector of St. Paul’s school in Concord. According to the Journal, Bishop Craig Anderson, the school’s rector, made $524,000 in salary, benefits and deferred compensation last year – more than most college presidents, and vice rector… 0

August 25, 2015

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell tries desperately to drive his car over the border into the town of Bow but is met with an unexplainable force that keeps him inside the Concord city limits. So, instead, he pulls over at the invisible town line and fawningly stares at the Welcome to Bow sign while jotting down his weekly city memo. We give it an AMore sidewalk workSidewalks… 0

August 25, 2015
Bulletin Board

Friendly Kitchen 5K set for Friday, Sept. 11

The 9th Annual Friendly Kitchen 5K Road Race will be held Friday, Sept. 11. The road race is along NHTI’s scenic Seekamp Trail. Day of race registration will take place in the NHTI Student Center from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. Walkers may elect to participate in the timed 5K road race or the untimed 3K fitness walk. Both start at 5:35 p.m. A Fun Run for children who are 10 or younger… 0

August 25, 2015
Surfing the web

We wanted to get to know the town of Bow, so we went to Google

Since we had never crossed the border into Bow, which for the longest time we pictured as a moat like body of water filled with venomous snakes and great white sharks, we figured this was the perfect time to brush up on all things Bow. Just to clarify: there is not actually a moat filled with dangerous creatures. There are real roads that lead right into Bow. We know, crazy,… 0

August 25, 2015