The Concord TV issue

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…

Mar 30, 2010
1:49 PM
The Revelator

Silk production in Concord

Have you ever wondered where Silk Farm Road got its name? You probably know this road best as being home to the New Hampshire Audubon’s McLane Center. It stretches from Dunbarton Road to the Bow line, where it turns into Albin Road. It boasts a few state forests, Turkey Pond and plenty of trails. By all accounts, it should be called “State Forest Road” or “Wildlife Way.” Or…

Mar 30, 2010
1:51 PM
Wine of the week

Zinfandel, anyone?

File this in the category of why being an Insider is so much fun. Last Friday, we ducked out of our cubicle early to stop by the New Hampshire Liquor and Wine Outlet on Storrs Street to sample wine. Best of all, we didn’t get into any trouble for it. We were there to try the Inscription Limited Edition Old Vine Zinfandel and Petite Sirah – two varieties blended exclusively for New Hampshire by well-known vintner…

Mar 30, 2010
1:53 PM

Who are these cuties?

We have a mystery for you to solve, readers: Who are these cute kids posing in front of a fire truck (and modeling fire gear)? The photo was taken in the ’60s or ’70s, if that helps narrow it down. If you can help identify these kiddos, e-mail news@theconcordinsider.com or call 369-3378.

Mar 30, 2010
1:53 PM
Concord Public Library

Book of the week

Visit concordpubliclibrary.net to peruse the online card catalog. "Energy Every Day" Ron Woods and Chris Jordan 2010, 235 pages Nonfiction The authors of this well-researched book aim to help individuals of all ages increase their personal energy levels. The book consists of three distinct sections. The first section examines the importance of energy management, the roles of nutrition, hydration, sleep and movement…

Mar 30, 2010
2:14 PM
Awesome 6th-grader of the week

Concord, meet Kaylee Lane: all-around good kid and dedicated dancer

It’s not often that adults consider an 11-year-old to be a role model – it’s usually the other way around. But Kaylee Lane, a 6th grader at Rundlett Middle School, is definitely worth looking up to, no matter your age. Recently, Kaylee was accepted to a jazz and ballet summer intensive program held at the prestigious Joffrey Ballet School in New York City. The four-week program…