The healthy issue

Mar 23, 2010
12:00 AM
Pre-easter baked goods sale

Before you fill up on chocolate bunnies . . .

A pre-Easter baked goods sale will be held on March 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 30 Eastman St. You'll find holiday specialties like braided breads, buns, pies, cupcakes, colored eggs and decorated cakes. Pick up your favorites to enjoy at Easter or to take along to family gatherings. We'll have it all ready for you. For more information call 228-0073.

Mar 23, 2010
12:00 AM
Join the blind awareness walk

Nonprofits, are you up for a challenge?

Back for an encore is the New Hampshire Association for the Blind's nonprofit challenge. Several nonprofits have already accepted the challenge to participate in the Blind Awareness walk-a-thon on June 5. While raising money to support programs for the blind, nonprofits raising a minimum of $1,000 will get half back to benefit their own organization. For more information, contact Mary Chase at mchase@sightcenter.org or 224-4039, ext. 324. Additional walk-a-thon information can be found at sightcenter.org.

Mar 23, 2010
12:00 AM
Save the date

Eat and drink with the animals at the SPCA's annual dinner

The Concord-Merrimack County SPCA's annual "Dinner with the Animals" will be held on April 16 at 6 p.m. at the Grappone Conference Center. Highlighting the evening will be a presentation by keynote speaker Michael Hingson, a survivor of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center because his guide dog, Roselle, led him down 78 floors of the north tower. The event includes a social hour and silent auction beginning at 6 p.m. with shelter animals mingling with guests. Dinner begins at 7:15 p.m. followed by the feature presentation. Tickets are $50 for members of the SPCA and $60 for non-members.…

Mar 23, 2010
12:00 AM

Pet photo of the week

Cheryl Miner sent us this photo of her cat, Bejioux, and husband Bob. She calls it, "Nothing like a good night's sleep." So true, Cheryl. And it's clearly something Bejioux and Bob ascribe to. Sleep tight, you two.

Mar 23, 2010
12:00 AM

Scavenger hunt winner!

A couple of weeks ago, we sent you on a photo scavenger hunt of Storrs Street. Several readers took advantage of the warm weather and entered themselves into the contest to win a $20 gift certificate to any Concord business. The winner, drawn at random, is Jim Thomas. Congratulations! Kudos are due to Kenneth Eddins, Melissa Johnson, Fred Graf, Greta Puc and Page Cannon for their sleuthing skills. Wondering where some of our photo clues were? Wonder no more - we've got the answer key right here. Numbered photos can be found in the March 9 edition of the Insider. 1. Fire panel at the vehicle entrance…

Mar 23, 2010
12:00 AM

Mystery photo

This obelisk, now alongside Pleasant Street near Concord Hospital, commemorates the killing of Obadiah Peters, John Bean, John Lufkin, Samuel Bradley and Jonathan Bradley on Aug. 11, 1746, by Abenaki warriors. The deaths are honored as victims of an Indian massacre, but in fact they were something else. What was it? The deaths took place long ago, but the monument plays a role in the 20th century. That story is told…