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Taken 2: Taking it to the Streets

Missing iPod requires a particular set of skills

Heads up, readers, it's time for the Insider's first-ever APB. Somewhere on the streets of Concord, there is an iPod yearning to be returned to its loving owner.The iPod has been missing for almost two months and has been spotted just once in that time, so it may be cold or frightened. Please approach it gently… 0

October 16, 2012
Grow something!

Putting your garden to bed for the long winter

We've reached the time in the growing season when the majority of our vegetables have been harvested. The only vegetables remaining in the garden are the hardiest, which actually improve in taste after a few frosts. Examples include Brussels sprouts, kale and broccoli; continue to harvest them through Thanksgiving.… 0

October 16, 2012
Nature 101

Delivering a eulogy for the American chestnut tree

When I was on a hike through the Hutchins Forest of Canterbury in early October, guide Kenneth Stern pointed out a clump of branches growing from the roots of an old stump that was once a stately American chestnut tree. Sadly, Stern did not offer much hope that the thin saplings could become mature trees. He forecast… 0

October 16, 2012
keeping it chic

A fresh new face in the world of event planning

Kaleena Guzman is no stranger to event planning. As a child, her father often planned community events and threw parties, and it seems like that skill runs in the family. Fresh off her stint as Red River Theatres' events coordinator, Guzman has opened her own event planning business, Kagem Chic Designs. Guzman… 0

October 9, 2012

This Week in Concord History

Oct. 9, 1992: In the first Gile concert of the season, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra play to a full house at the Concord City Auditorium.Oct. 9, 2001: Red River Theatres, a nonprofit organization set on bringing movies back to Concord's downtown, receives $15,000 from the city council to conduct a feasibility study on whether a downtown movie theater… 0

October 9, 2012
taking it in stride

Breast cancer diagnosis changes one walker's role

Even when Jill Gelinas was decked out in pink and marching in the Making Strides walk several years ago, she'd be the first to admit she was something of a passive participant.Never again.Gelinas was diagnosed with breast cancer just days before her 47th birthday this spring, and though she's still dueling… 0

October 9, 2012
Bulletin Board

Octoberfest

Strap on your lederhosen and polka your way down to the Concord Co-op for the fourth annual Octoberfest tasting of soup and stews, local and craft brews, bratwurst and fresh-baked bread Oct. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.The Concord Co-op's Celery Stick Cafe chefs will whip up more than 25 of their customers' favorite soups, stews and chili for the event. These satisfying soups, as… 0

October 9, 2012
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Annual dinner

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 93rd Annual Dinner on Oct. 29 at 5:15 p.m. at the Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Ave. The event features guest speaker Knight Kiplinger of Kiplinger Financial, and the announcement of the chamber's esteemed Citizen of the Year Award.The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 5:15 p.m. The dinner hour… 0

October 9, 2012
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Walker Lecture series

The Walker Lecture series presents "The Silk Road" travelogue on Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Concord City Auditorium.Cinematographer Marlin Darrah leads the audience along the footsteps of Marco Polo through the Orient. We will travel through the history, beauty, and exotic locals along this historic route. All Walker Lecture events take place at the Concord City Auditorium, 2… 0

October 9, 2012
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Community luncheon

Kathrine Switzer, best known as the woman who challenged the all-male tradition of the Boston Marathon and became the first woman to officially enter and run the event in 1967, will deliver the keynote address at the annual Women Building Community Luncheon on Oct. 10 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester.The Women Building Community Luncheon is presented by the Women's Fund of New… 0

October 9, 2012