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Mar 01, 2011
12:00 AM

City briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell whips us up a delicious memo-from scratch! Feast your eyes on this week's tasty treats, straight from the oven.Get off my pond!You punk kidsThe pond and hockey rink at White Park and the Merrill Park skating area is officially closed for the season, Aspell writes, as the heavy wet snow and rain will make the ice conditions too dangerous for equipment to venture onto. If temperatures allow, the General Services Department will attempt to maintain skating at Rollins Park for as long as possible. It has been a great skating season with over 50 days of skating…

Mar 01, 2011
12:00 AM
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Location workshop

Matt Newton, director of the New Hampshire Film & Television Office, will present the workshop "Filming On Location: What To Know Before You Go." The workshop will give you an introduction to shooting on location, including how to search for the right backdrop, how to gain permissions and obtain releases, and will provide a brief overview about the Film Office and how it works with filmmakers and media producers with everything from securing locations to closing roads to finding crew to promoting projects. Cost is $10, free for students. Pizza will be served. Raffles at end of workshop. The event…

Mar 01, 2011
12:00 AM
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"Angel" contributor

Upton & Hatfield recently announced it donated $1,000 as an "Angel" contributor to Dress for Success New Hampshire, a non-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.The New Hampshire Dress for Success boutique, located at 111A South Main Street in Concord, is open once a month to accept clothing donations. For more information on donation days or to review clothing donation guidelines, please visit dressforsuccess.org or call 224-8683.

Mar 01, 2011
12:00 AM
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Heart of the Grape

A record-setting $47,000 (gross) and an additional $32,000 through in-kind donations was raised at Concord Hospital's Annual Heart of the Grape Wine Tasting event on Feb. 10 to benefit the Genetic Counseling Program at Concord Hospital Breast Care Center. The Genetic Counseling Program, provided at no cost to people at risk for cancer, is a much-needed community program led collaboratively by local and national experts from Concord Hospital, New Hampshire-Oncology and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Over 400 guests, as well as sponsors, and in-kind contributors filled The Courtyard by Marriott and…

Mar 01, 2011
12:00 AM
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Archery course

A basic archery course will be taught on five consecutive Monday nights from March 14 to April 11, from 4-5:30 p.m. It will be taught by certified archery instructors using Genesis Bows. The cost for the instruction and use of the equipment is $40 per person. It will be in the activity room at Trinity Baptist Church, 80 Clinton St., Concord. For more information, contact Marge Dockham at 410-4138 or mdockham@tbcnh.org.

Mar 01, 2011
12:00 AM
concord got cool when you weren't looking

A case for supporting local music

The phrase "support local music" is one that I hear quite often. I hear it from young musicians who are trying to get their first band off the ground, from older professional musicians who are still trying to fill the room at a gig, and from music lovers who want to see live music in their communities. Though it is a phrase that is thrown around quite a bit, I've realized that its importance may need some explaining to people who don't often go out to hear music, or buy local musicians' music.You see, as it stands right now, live music in Concord (and in all of New Hampshire, for that matter) is…

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