Military issue

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM
Here’s how you can be a hero

Operation: Military Kids

This fall, about 1,100 New Hampshire National Guard soldiers will be deployed to Kuwait. The troops will likely be assigned to manage U.S. bases, according to the Monitor. Additional duties include patrolling bases, checking vehicles and keeping convoys of soldiers and supplies safe as they travel between Kuwait and Iraq. The mission isn't set in stone, but the deployment is, which means many families will be spending…

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM
Young Professional of the Month

Why you need to know Eric Reingold

If you haven’t been to one of the Concord Young Professionals Network’s events, now’s the time to go. Okay, maybe not this second but instead on Feb. 17. Because from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., CPYN is holding its monthly meeting at Red River Theatres, 11 S. Main St. Not only will you get to eat, drink and be merry with other Concord-area young professionals, but you’ll maybe meet someone as awesome as our Young…

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM

Police Log

Road rage John Doyle, 36, of Concord was arrested on Jan. 28 on charges of simple assault and resisting arrest. Officer Steven Martel was driving north on South Street at approximately 3:47 p.m. when he reported that he saw two men fighting in the middle of the street. The men were later identified as Doyle and Devin Baillie, 32, of Concord. Martel stopped his patrol car and asked the men to come over to talk to him. Martel wrote that Baillie cooperated and calmly walked toward him while Doyle continued screaming, swearing and walking around in a brisk manner. After speaking with the two men…

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM
Concord tv

Pick of the week

"Wings of Knowledge: Winant Park" will be on Concord TV's Channel 22 on Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. and Feb. 21 at 10 p.m. Launched in 2001, NHTI's "Wings of Knowledge" is an annual series of cultural events, including speakers and films. The series supports and expands upon NHTI's variety of academic offerings and is another element in the school's expanding community college mission. This week's episode features a talk on John Gilbert Winant, New Hampshire's first three-term governor. A towering figure of the 20th century, he is fondly remembered as New Hampshire's progressive and compassionate Depression-era…

Feb 16, 2010
11:36 AM
The Insider: After Hours

A dynamic duo for your senses: wine and jazz

If The Barley House’s wine and jazz nights were a sandwich filling, they would be peanut butter and jelly. The smooth sounds of jazz would be represented by creamy – not chunky – peanut butter and the sweet taste of wine would be the jelly. We’re not sure what kind of bread it would be on, but it would certainly be something more luxurious than white. What we’re getting at…

Feb 16, 2010
11:37 AM

Where in Concord

We’re sure you’re familiar with the South End. You’ve probably even heard of Birdtown. But do you know about a couple of streets that take their names from the front of the alphabet? A Street and B Street are dead-end roads that originate on Gates Street, which is in between Loudon Road and Branch Turnpike. As if living on cute, quiet little roads with cool names wasn’t enough, the folks in this neighborhood…