Garden center issue

Apr 20, 2010
12:00 AM
Monitors taking up space in the basement?

Electronics recycling day at NHTI

NHTI's Environmental Action Club is sponsoring an Electronics Recycling Day on Wednesday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a great opportunity to safely and responsibly dispose of your old electronics - computers, monitors, TVs, etc. Other household electronics will also be accepted (like entertainment equipment and kitchen appliances). A truck will be stationed at NHTI's Parking Lot B to collect your equipment. All electronics will be disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner. Working electronics will be donated to schools and organizations that partner with the CRT Recycling,…

Apr 20, 2010
12:00 AM
Pet corner

Puppy or adult from a rescue?

I get asked whether it is better to rescue a puppy or an adult dog several times a month. There is no easy answer, but there are a few things to remember. Before you decide on a puppy or adult, assess your rescue and decide if they have a behavior evaluation policy that is to your liking. Some shelters and rescues have behavior evaluation protocols in place that identify your prospective new pooch's pluses and minuses.…

Apr 20, 2010
12:00 AM

Where the Insider goes, nobody knows

A free weekly can get no better compliment that being dragged across the country in a suitcase. The photo is just the icing on the cake. Posing in front of Big Ben with an issue of the Insider is Sally Freeman, 12, a sixth grader at Rundlett Middle School. Sally visited London over February vacation this year. Don't forget to pack an Insider when you go on vacation. Send us the photographic…

Apr 20, 2010
12:00 AM

Police Log

Underage party On April 6 at 1:12 a.m., Master Police Officer Dick Scott responded to a Canton Circle apartment regarding an underage party. According to Scott's report, when he arrived, Master Police Officer Jason Wimpey and Officer Charles Wroblewski were speaking with six individuals outside. Scott wrote that, from where he was standing, he could see numerous beer bottles and what appeared to be cups on the table set up for a drinking game. The resident, Lance Dunham, 26, of Concord said to Scott "it's okay, everyone is of age," according to the report. Meanwhile, Wroblewski checked IDs, and…

Apr 20, 2010
12:00 AM
Editor rumble

Say good-bye to one Insider and hello to another

Today marks the end of an era for the Insider. An era that will, henceforth, be known as "Katie Time." She's been working with us since the Insider was born, first part-time as our trusty calendar editor, then full-time when we realized we couldn't live without her. She paid her dues as a reporter at first, doing all the grunt work we could throw at her yet still finding time to bake…

Apr 20, 2010
12:00 AM

Pet photo of the week

Check it out - friendly pit bulls! This photo was submitted for the Insider's (former) pet contest by Megan Chapman of Concord. "These are our three dogs," she writes, "the white and brown and the black puppy are pit bulls and their names are Angel and Shadow. The one on the left is our pit bull/lab mix Isabella. My daughter Lydia took this picture. These dogs are the greatest because…