The Insider's guide to spring

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…

Mar 13, 2012
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Alumni breakfast

Dawnee Broas, chair of the Leadership Steering Committee, invites all alumni of the Leadership Greater Concord program to the annual Richard G. Warner Scholarship Fund Breakfast. The event takes place on March 29 at Concord Hospital, on the 3rd floor in Conference Room A, from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Tickets are $40 each, and include a full breakfast. Gov. John Lynch has been invited as the guest speaker.Leadership Greater Concord is a 10-month civic leadership program for individuals with distinctive leadership potential, designed to enhance knowledge of the area by exposing them to issues, opportunities…

Mar 13, 2012
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New website

Despite the recent snowstorm, spring is fast approaching, and many have already dusted off their golf clubs. Just in time for spring, the Concord Parks and Recreation Department has launched a new website for the Beaver Meadow Golf Course, New Hampshire's oldest golf course. The new site offers a registration option to receive information on weekly specials.Those who register for the eClub in March will have a chance to win a free week of golf, free green fees, and even a free lesson from a pro. Beaver Meadow has several membership levels for area senior citizens. For more information,…

Mar 13, 2012
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Co-ed 20+ soccer

Concord Parks & Recreation will be offering a co-ed adult soccer league that runs from May 6 to June 17. Games are on Sundays between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Weekly games will be played at Keach Park with teams that consist of a minimum of 9 players and a maximum of 14. Players must pre-register. Registration deadline is April 24. For more information, visit ci.concord.nh.us/recreation or call 225-8690.

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…

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