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This Week In Concord History

Jan. 27, 2003: The Concord City Council votes to take the historic Rolfe barn through eminent domain, stopping Ken Epworth, the barn’s owner, from dismantling the building and selling the parts to an unnamed client. The Penacook Historical Society asked the city to step in so it can use the barn as a museum and community center. Jan. 27, 1942: Speaking at the swearing-in… 0

January 27, 2015
Keep it to football

Here’s some stuff to stay away from at your party

When it comes to Super Bowl Sunday, you can usually count on being huddled around the old flat screen with a bunch of people you may or may not know while eating lots of food that you’ll probably regret on Monday. And in these parts, with the Patriots going for the fourth title in team history, you better believe that 99 percent of the New England population will be watching… 0

January 27, 2015

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell folds up a couple of paper footballs for some tabletop action at the office, but during the first game he flicks one right off the fire alarm, setting off screeching sirens and the sprinkler system. Thankfully the water spells out a city memo in the carpet. Class is in sessionIt’s the Concord internetsConcord General Services has published… 0

January 27, 2015

Super Bowl Adventure shopping

We hit up Ocean State Job Lots to find all the essentials to make your Super Bowl party the best on the block. All we’re waiting for now is our invitation. 0

January 26, 2015
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We hit up Ocean State Job Lots to find all the essentials to make your Super Bowl party the best on the block. All we’re waiting for now is our invitation. 0

January 26, 2015

This Week In Concord History

Jan. 20, 1798: Concord’s first accidental fire is recorded at 10 p.m. in David George’s hat shop on North Main Street. “Let this, fellow citizens, excite everyone to vigilance,” writes the Concord Mirrour. “Query – would it not be a good plan for every man to keep a good ladder and one or two proper fire buckets always ready?” Jan.… 0

January 20, 2015

Missed Connections: Let’s have that beer and cig in our P.J.’s

We at the Insider like to scour Craigslist’s Missed Connections to see if anyone in Concord wants to make our naughty list is finding true love online. Here, presented unedited as always, are some of the best recent entries. To Army Barbie! - m4w - 54 (Concord N,H.)I Don’t think that You read C.L. Anymore.. Any- way By some slim chance That You do? It make’s… 0

January 20, 2015

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell installs giant fans on either end of his desk in hopes of turning it into an air hockey table. But all he does is make it really cold in there! But the chattering of his teeth sounds out a city memo! Pahk the cahFor half a buck, that isBeginning on or about Feb. 2, the city will start charging for public parking at the N.H. Employment Security… 0

January 20, 2015
Bulletin Board

Enhanced breathwork workshop Jan. 31

The Yoga Center, 28 S. Main St., will be offering an Enhanced Breathwork Journey Workshop on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Cost is $98 or $110 for those signing up the day of the workshop. For more info on the workshop, visit nhyogacenter.com. 0

January 20, 2015
Bulletin board

Help shine up the Audi for the busy season

Join the Friends of the Audi on Jan. 19 for their Dr. Martin. Luther King Service Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome for this mini pitch in event. 0

January 13, 2015