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Holly the Elf has been busy this year, what’s your elf been up to?

Holly the Elf has been delighting the Vanpelt children this year with her nightly tricks, but we know she’s not alone. And we want to see what your elf has been up to, so send us some pictures to news@theconcordinsider.com. 0

December 16, 2014

This Week In Concord History

Dec. 16, 2000: Rick Trombly, who lost his bid for re-election to the state Senate a month ago, is among 11 applicants interviewing to fill a vacancy on the Merrimack County Commission, the Monitor reports. He will soon be given the job by the panel of judges making the selection. Dec. 16, 1976: Gov. Mel Thomson announces he will have state troopers stationed at border liquor… 0

December 16, 2014
Bulletin Board

Christmas pageant at East Congregational

East Congregational Church will be presenting “Twas the Night Before Christmas” pageant during 10 a.m. worship on Sunday, Dec. 21. Members and friends of the church are reminded that Dec. 21 is the last day of the bake and craft sale to support Heifer Project Intl., and also the last day to bring in warm adult hats, insulated gloves, scarves and socks for local social service… 0

December 16, 2014
Bulletin Board

Evo Rock to host winter solstice party Dec. 20

Evo Rock and Fitness is hosting its annual winter solstice party on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 4:32 p.m. to close. Climbing on this day will be done with the lights out, so make sure to bring a headlamp, or one can be purchased at the door. 0

December 16, 2014

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell slaps some lipstick and rouge on his city memo and nominates it to be a hunkette. We pass, but we still present it here!   We didn’t leave yetSee what we did there?The recent winter weather conditions temporarily suspended fall leaf collection efforts and have kept Highway and Utilities crews busy with snow and storm debris removal… 0

December 16, 2014

This Week In Concord History

Dec. 9, 1979: Concord School Superintendent Calvin Cleveland says a group of Gideons will not be allowed to distribute Bibles in the schools, saying it would open the “floodgate” to all religions. Dec. 9, 2000: David Souter of Weare is one of four U.S. Supreme Court justices to dissent from a decision to halt the presidential recount in Florida. Lawyers for the… 0

December 9, 2014

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell gets in the holiday spirit by playing a game of one-on-one with former Temple basketball star Dionte Christmas. Aspell loses 15 consecutive games, but his errant shot chart spells out a city memo, so really everybody wins. Ringing in the holidays Phone calls galoreThe Thanksgiving Eve snow storm kept Concord fire crews busy, Aspell writes.… 0

December 9, 2014

This Week In Concord History

Dec. 2, 1991: A fire consumes Souther’s Market on Liberty Street. Dec. 2, 1942: Chuck Douglas is born. He will serve eight years on the New Hampshire Supreme Court, then step down, complaining that the pay is too low. Douglas will be elected to Congress in 1988, then be ousted in 1990 by Democrat Dick Swett. Dec. 2 1996: The Monitor reports on some good State House… 0

December 2, 2014
Is this page scratch and sniff?

A lot of people stopped and smelled these Cole Gardens poinsettias

Cole Gardens held a poinsettia open house that drew more than 80 people to their greenhouse in Loudon last weekend. 0

December 2, 2014
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Cole Gardens held a poinsettia open house that drew more than 80 people to their greenhouse in Loudon last weekend. 0

December 2, 2014