The Dancing With the Concord Stars issue

Jan 15, 2013
11:57 AM

Dancing with the Concord Stars

This annual dance competition is the centerpiece of NHTI’s Winter Fling fundraiser, which takes place Jan. 26. We caught up with the Concord celebs who will be teaming up to cut the rug – for a good cause! We’d like to give a special shout-out to Michelle Johnson of Let’s Dance, Cindy Flanagan of Concord Dance Academy and Gen Woodward of Miss Gen’s Dance Studio, who trained this motley crew of dancers.…

Jan 15, 2013
11:47 AM

St. Paul’s students receive global hip-hop education

A very different kind of class was in session at St. Paul’s last Monday.Students were schooled in global awareness through international hip-hop, thanks to a visit from Nomadic Wax, an organization that “uses music, media and arts to promote global education,” according to founder and executive director Ben Herson. Instead of math and science, students spent time…

Jan 15, 2013
11:34 AM

Instruments replacing sounds of silence at shelter

 Those who have children who have learned to play an instrument or have undertaken the adventure themselves understand that the first days of practice rarely produce what one would describe as music. Or notes. In some cases, calling it noise is a stretch.Every Thursday night at the Salvation Army’s McKenna House, a year-round shelter on South Fruit Street, a group of as many…

Jan 15, 2013
10:49 AM
The Food Snob

We all eat at the Yellow Submarine, and it’s as good as we imagined

 The Yellow Submarine has been one of Concord’s go-to locations for shack-based food for many years now. The original North State Street location is the epitome of the grab-’n’-go, side-of-the-road, sandwich-’n’-fries hut. So when we heard they started opening for breakfast, we didn’t know what to expect. The only seating there is outside, and…

Jan 15, 2013
11:38 AM
Retro police log

Lies, damned lies and statistics – you can’t keep Pole Rainville down

 The Concord Police Department gave us access to some of the old police logbooks from the historical archives. We think it’s a fascinating glimpse into how life used to be in Concord, so we’ve pulled out some of the more interesting entries and printed them here. Check it out! Jan. 24, 1940: Returned Geo. Landry’s hound dog to him on Elm St. Feb. 5, 1940: Complaint of boys fooling with the elec. light switch at Rolfe’s Park. Found to be Robert Lebra and Robert Densmore. They said they would not do it again. Feb. 29, 1940: Had a call from the Palace that…

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