School's In

Oct 16, 2012
12:00 AM
Aah! Real monsters!

Spooky senior project hanging at Red River Theatres

For his senior project at Merrimack Valley High School, Trevor Warren turned a handful of his classmates into movie stars.Warren is no magician, though. Nor does he have James Cameron's number in his cell phone. (Kirk Cameron's? Maybe.) What he does have is a sharp eye for monster movie style and an appreciation for the classic horror genre, talents he combined to create a half-dozen movie posters currently…

Oct 16, 2012
12:00 AM
Taken 2: Taking it to the Streets

Missing iPod requires a particular set of skills

Heads up, readers, it's time for the Insider's first-ever APB. Somewhere on the streets of Concord, there is an iPod yearning to be returned to its loving owner.The iPod has been missing for almost two months and has been spotted just once in that time, so it may be cold or frightened. Please approach it gently if you spot it.Eleanor Broussard was first separated from her iPod on Aug. 17, at the corner of…

Oct 16, 2012
12:00 AM

Just a Taste of the Food Snob

For a Concord foodie, there isn't a day more anticipated than the annual Taste of Concord. When most of Concord's restaurants get together in one room and hand out samples of their finest fare, the Food Snob won't be far behind.Usually, this event gives us a chance to try a little bit of everything. However, this year's affair, held last week at the Grappone Center, featured…

Oct 16, 2012
12:00 AM
Nature 101

Delivering a eulogy for the American chestnut tree

When I was on a hike through the Hutchins Forest of Canterbury in early October, guide Kenneth Stern pointed out a clump of branches growing from the roots of an old stump that was once a stately American chestnut tree. Sadly, Stern did not offer much hope that the thin saplings could become mature trees. He forecast that the young sprouts would soon die from the same blight which…

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