The hunkettes issue

Dec 28, 2010
12:00 AM

Finally! The answers to our (wicked hard) Insider quiz

Two weeks ago, we asked you to tell us about the folks who got buildings, streets and schools named after them. We got some great responses from a few of you, but Charlene Mayo took the cake. She did some great research and told us all about these famous people. For her hard work, she'll get a $25 gift certificate to Butter's Fine Food and Wine. YUM! Here are her answers: White Park Armenia Hobbs White and Nathaniel White were longtime Concord residents who put their time, money and influence into the causes that promoted the betterment of their fellow citizens. Nathaniel was a partner…

Dec 28, 2010
10:53 AM

Finally! The answers to our (wicked hard) Insider quiz

Two weeks ago, we asked you to tell us about the folks who got buildings, streets and schools named after them. We got some great responses from a few of you, but Charlene Mayo took the cake. She did some great research and told us all about these famous people. For her hard work, she’ll get a $25 gift certificate to Butter’s Fine Food and Wine. YUM! Here are her answers: White…

Dec 28, 2010
12:00 AM

Sylvia Larsen

Age: Ageless Job: State senator for Concord, full time these past 14 years (for $100 per year per New Hampshire Constitution). Single or taken: Committed, not taken, after 35 years of marriage. How did you become such a hunkette anyhow? I have no clue. It is hard being such a hunkette? Well, my friends at Planet Fitness wonder that, too. What advice do you have for aspiring hunkettes? Be kind and do something to make our world more beautiful. How long have you dreamed of being a hunkette? When I didn't make seventh-grade cheerleading, I abandoned such dreams and set a dream of making a difference…

Dec 28, 2010
11:13 AM

Concord's hottest hunkettes

This summer, we gave you the city's hunkiest hunks. Now, it's time for the ladies. Here's who you voted for: Katy Brown Solsky Age: I’m 62, but I’ll cop to 35 after a wine spritzer. Job: Brand-new patron relations manager at Capitol Center for the Arts, founder and director of the Concord Arts Market. Single or taken: Which answer will sell more Insiders? Oh, the Insider is “Free and Awesome.” In that case,…

Dec 28, 2010
12:00 AM

This Week in Concord History

Dec. 28, 1835: William Chandler is born in Concord. He will go on to become a U.S. senator and secretary of the Navy. He will found the Rumford Press and revitalize a struggling Monitor. Dec. 28, 1978: State and Concord police officers arrest 28 people in the largest drug bust in city history. Thirty-one people are eventually charged, but the Merrimack County attorney will eventually drop all charges. The chief reasons: a lack of cooperation between the police and prosecutors and flaws in a diary recording the work of an undercover agent. Dec. 29, 1933: The low temperature in Concord…

Dec 28, 2010
12:00 AM

Holiday schedule

Christmas may be over, but fortunately for us, City Manager Tom Aspell is the gift that keeps on giving the whole year through. Here are the highlights from this week's memo. Trash & Recycling Looking to toss out those empty nog jugs? Trash and recycling collection will occur as normally scheduled on Friday, Dec. 31. However, the Transfer Station will be closed on Jan. 1. ice skating donations Keep up those rinks Want to help future Stojkos and Yamaguchis practice their triple Salchows and figure eights this winter? You could donate some money for rink maintenance.…