The Insider's guide to spring

Mar 13, 2012
12:00 AM

Dog license reminders

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell heads to a mountain, starts an avalanche and ends up buried deep beneath the snow. Once the weather warms up, the snow melts and he tumbles downhill, finally coming to rest on Main Street. Then he hops up, brushes off and reads the city memo.fido's got mailState of New Hampshire RSA 466:1 requires that every owner or keeper of a dog 4 months of age or older license said dog in the municipal clerk's office in the city or town in which the dog is kept. Licenses are effective from May 1 to April 30 of the subsequent year, Aspell writes. The city of Concord does not…

Mar 13, 2012
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Concord Public Library 'Book of the week'

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.org. Dandy Gilver and the Proper Treatment of BloodstainsCatriona McPherson2011, 291 pagesFiction Set against the background of the general labor strike of 1926 in Great Britain, Dandy Gilver, a wealthy aristocrat and sometimes amateur sleuth, has been hired by Lollie Balfour, an upper-class Scottish woman who thinks her husband…

Mar 13, 2012
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After-school movies

March 14 at 3 p.m.March Madness! He shoots! He slam-dunks! He scores! And he's got four legs and a tail! Watch Buddy and his boy take their school's basketball team to the state finals. 98 minutes, rated PG. Admission is free.March 15 at 6:30 p.m.Following the murder of her father, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross hires a tough U.S. marshal, Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn, to find his killer. She andTexas Ranger LaBoeuf join him in his search. The unlikely trio find dangerand surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested. Rated PG, 110 minutes, 2010.Call…

Mar 13, 2012
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Annual spring social

Who doesn't like to go to a wine and beer tasting, with a silent and live auction, not to mention great company, good food and entertainment provided by Nazzy, all in support of a great cause: the Concord Family YMCA's Kids Campaign.The Eighth annual Spring Social will be held March 29 at the Grappone Conference Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m. featuring a Beer and Wine Tasting along with our Silent and Live Auction.The Top Chef competition is back, a test of the versatility and inventiveness of five top chefs from some of Concord's finest restaurants (The Barley House, Granite Restaurant…

Mar 13, 2012
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Kick-off event

Best Buddies New Hampshire will hold a kick-off party on March 16 at the Barley House in Concord. This event is part of an effort to bring a chapter of Best Buddies, a global organization that fosters relationships between people with disabilities and their peers, to New Hampshire.The Barley House event, which will feature the Ron Noyes Band, begins at 8 p.m. and will have a $3 cover charge."Best Buddies is doing tremendous work throughout the world helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities build strong, lasting one-on-one friendships," said Susan Zimmermann, board…

Mar 13, 2012
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Nominations needed

New Hampshire Audubon's board of trustees seeks nominations for several awards to be presented at the annual meeting of the membership. Deadline for nominations is April 1.The Tudor Richards Award is presented annually to the person who best exemplifies Tudor's love and knowledge of the outdoors and who has worked tirelessly and effectively on behalf of conservation in New Hampshire. Past recipients include Geoff Jones (2011), Rick Van de Poll (2010), and Deb Lievens (2009).The Goodhue-Elkins Award is presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the study…

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