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Keith Testa

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Time for good ole’ Yankee (swap) ingenuity

Time for good ole’ Yankee (swap) ingenuity

That dreaded office holiday party is no doubt right around the corner, so we took it upon ourselves to visit Ocean State Job Lots to pick out the perfect Yankee swap gifts under $10 for you 0

November 19, 2013
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Tired of those painfully boring 18 seconds before your ice cubes melt? No longer! It will be way more exciting when those cubes look like cupcakes, and for just $1.99. Plus, you get to drink the frosting at the end! 0

November 19, 2013
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If you want to subtly imply that your co-workers continue to make soul-crushing mistakes on a daily basis, this $1 eraser is a way to gently broach the topic without being too obvious. 0

November 19, 2013
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There’s not enough hate in the hand sanitizing world these days. Help your work buddies angrily wash away germs with these Angry Birds hand sanitizers. Just $1.49 each! 0

November 19, 2013
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This lamp character is either a strawberry or a small person who has been horribly disfigured by a flood of red acid. Either way, for a steal at $10, it would look awesome on your co-worker’s desk. 0

November 19, 2013
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You obviously want to waltz into the party with the swag of a high roller, so do so with this Million Dollar Bar. We guarantee you’ll be the only guest to appear to have purchased an item worth $100,000 times the swap limit. 0

November 19, 2013
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This leaf pile sat alongside Fisherville Road last week. Everybody jump in! 0

November 19, 2013
Putting the aid in Aidan

This little guy sure is good at helping those in need this time of year

We first met Aidan Lamothe last year at this time, when he had just opted to eschew traditional gifts in favor of peanut butter and tuna fish during his fifth birthday party, with an eye toward donating the booty through the Capital Region Food Program to its many recipients. Well, Lamothe is at it again. He recently… 0

November 19, 2013
Rock the vote

The fall foliage photo contest is officially in your hands, readers

Foliage is doing little more than burying backyards these days, but remember back in September, when leaves were on the trees and it stayed light until long after you got home from work? We can’t help with the darkness, unless you light the Insider on fire and use it as a torch, but we can help you remember all those… 0

November 12, 2013
The fall foliage photo contest is officially in your hands, readers

The fall foliage photo contest is officially in your hands, readers

Check out the following pictures and select your favorite (by using the name and number from the caption) and email them to us at news@theconcordinsider. The photographer with the people’s champion pic will receive a $20 gift certificate to a Concord business of their choice. Let the voting begin! 0

November 12, 2013