charter

Mar 22, 2011
12:00 AM

A different kind of learning

Step into the CSI Charter School in Penacook and you're not likely to find a bell buzzing between classes, teachers standing at the front of classrooms lecturing pupils on math and history, or students standing around gossiping in the hallways.Things are done a little differently at CSI. For starters, the school doesn't have teachers, it has coaches. There isn't structured…

Mar 22, 2011
12:00 AM
Ball & Chain

Girlfriend's Danes are a pain

Dear Casper and Bill,I recently met a girl who's fine and dandy. She's fun, smart and funny, but - as you probably guessed - there's a problem: She has three enormous Great Danes (all males) who scare the crap out of me. They don't like men, and one of them even sleeps in her bed. Going over to her house isn't fun because I fear being mauled. Any suggestions on how to cope?Dear Danish Dandy,We…

Mar 22, 2011
12:00 AM
Downtown at dawn

Funding future leaders

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce's "Leadership Greater Concord" program is trying to raise $20,000 to endow a scholarship for the program. The fundraiser is centered on artist and program member Rebecca Kinhan's painting "Downtown at Dawn, Concord, New Hampshire." The painting will auctioned off at the chamber's annual Richard G. Warner Scholarship…

Mar 22, 2011
12:00 AM
the grammarnator

We're green with envy

Cooking.com presented "Top 10 Corned Beef Recipes for St. Patty's Day" last week, and at least one Concord restaurant also implied that the day of green beer was intended to honor St. Patricia. They should have been advertising St. Paddy's Day, from Padraig, a form of the name familiar to sports fans in recent years due to the ascent of one Padraig Harrington to the top ranks of golfers.Joyceans…

Mar 22, 2011
12:00 AM
Bulletin Board

Employee of the year

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Concord recognizes Wanda Miner as the hospital's employee of the year. Wanda is a rehab nursing tech, who has worked for HealthSouth since 2007. She was nominated by her co-workers because of her diligence and passion for providing exceptional patient care. HealthSouth honors Wanda for her service as a member of the Falls Prevention Team and recognizes her achievements as a Blood Glucose Champion. These positions enable her to share her knowledge while educating staff and patients. Wanda, who enjoys her work, says she believes patients deserve the best care…

Mar 22, 2011
12:00 AM

Summer jobs open

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell gets out his shovel, goes out in his yard and digs us up a city memo. Why he buried them out there, we have no idea. Pop open that treasure chest and take a peek . . . can you dig it?Tom wants you!The recreation department is currently accepting applications for summer camp staff, lifeguards, water safety instructors,and tennis instructors, Aspell writes.The minimum age to be a lifeguard is 15 years of age. Camp counselors and tennis instructors must be at least 17. Some of these positions require certification in adult, child and infant CPR; first aid; and/or…

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