The Concord TV issue

Mar 30, 2010
1:41 PM
Nature 101

A question about robins

Paul, One day as I was looking out my kitchen window, I observed an interesting scene going on in my backyard. A bunch of robins were on the ground underneath a crab apple tree eating. Along came a squirrel that decided to join them. The robins didn’t seem to mind – they just kept on feasting away. Two blue jays flew into the tree and as soon as the squirrel realized that they were there, it ran up the tree and…

Mar 30, 2010
1:43 PM
Young Professional of the week

Hear from the city’s best and brightest

Each month, the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce hosts monthly networking meetings for young professionals. The Concord Young Professionals bring together movers and shakers in town, lets them mingle, and feeds them appetizers – it’s not a bad deal. The next meeting will be held April 21 at New Hampshire Distributors, 65 Regional Drive, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information and to register,…

Mar 30, 2010
1:45 PM
Need a scholarship?

NHHEAF gives students the opportunity to take it to the bank

The NHHEAF Network Organizations launched the second round of the “Take it to the Bank Scholarship Giveaway,” awarding New Hampshire students with $1,000 in college scholarships. One winner will be chosen each month from January through October. To apply for the scholarship, students should visit nhheaf.org/take_it_to_the_bank.asp. Elizabeth Ireland, a resident of Concord, was the November winner. Elizabeth is a freshman at the New Hampshire Institute or Art, majoring in painting. “I love learning about art and I am truly enjoying my experience at NHIA.” She enjoys the opportunity to attend…

Mar 30, 2010
1:45 PM
Calling all green thumbs

Join the ‘Split and Swap’ committee

The Perennial Exchange will fill the Concord City Auditorium, 2 Prince St., parking lot on May 8 from 8 a.m. to noon, with the 10th annual “Split and Swap” event. The Split and Swap gathers hundreds of area gardeners to share plants and know-how. Affordable annuals and Mothers Day mugs will also be on sale. If you’d like to be part of the committee, contact Karon Devoid at 228-2737 or kdevoid@concordnh.gov

Mar 30, 2010
1:46 PM

5 fast facts: Concord Boys & Girls Club

We attended a recent open house at the Concord Boys & Girls Club, 55 Bradley St., and not only had a great time (they gave us cookies!) but learned quite a bit about the club. Here are five things we didn’t know prior to our visit: - The club was founded in 1944 by the Concord Police Department as a way to keep boys out of trouble. - The club has three locations: Concord, Allenstown and Hopkinton. An average of 225 kids walk through the clubs’ doors on a daily basis. - Club members at all three locations include boys and girls, ages 6-18, from over 20 towns in Merrimack County. - The Concord…

Mar 30, 2010
1:47 PM

Earth Day is coming up

Tired of seeing all of those kitchen leftovers from preparing meals and snacks get thrown out in the trash or eaten by critters in your makeshift composting bin in the backyard? Here’s your chance to turn those scraps into a rich soil amendment. As part of Earth Day 2010 celebrations, the Merrimack County Conservation District is participating in a statewide backyard composting bin sale. Through April 2, a home compost bin and how-to guide with a combined retail value of $100 can be purchased for $47. The bin is black, has a 10-year warranty, and is made of 100 percent recycled plastic. It’s…