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Making Strides

"The next big step in the fight against cancer is the one we take together."That's the tagline for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer movement, and it's a fitting one. This annual fundraising walk, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, is all about coming together with the community for… 0

October 9, 2012
pizza guy of the week

Woo hah! Got you all in Check(mate)(Pizza)

Name: Jamie RoyOwner, Checkmate PizzaHow did you get into the business? How long have you been doing it?I started working in pizza restaurants when I was in high school at 17 years old, and I've been doing it ever since. I opened Checkmate in April 2002.What is the secret to the perfect pizza?Good cheese. And good… 0

October 9, 2012
playin' in the band

Influx of musicians leaves CHS short on uniforms

When Concord High School senior Kaitlyn Kelleher dons her band uniform every week, it doesn't carry the same thrill it used to.In fact, by her own admission, it's a little pathetic.Concord saw a monstrous growth in band this year, with nearly 40 new members. That's good. What's not so good is that the… 0

October 9, 2012
nature 101

On the hunt for 'shrooms with an expert mycologist

Want to go hunting for wild mushrooms to eat? Here is some good advice: Have adequate knowledge to correctly identify edible mushrooms, or go mushrooming with someone who does. In early September, I went on a mushroom foray sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of Concord with our guide, Reta MacGregor,… 0

October 9, 2012
Bulletin Board

Backpack giveaway

The Concord Public Library is offering a free backpack to any Concord kindergartners who register for a library card. The backpacks include a book, a coloring book and crayons. In order to be eligible for a library card, the kindergartner must live in Concord and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. We ask that those adults please bring in a photo ID and something with the… 0

October 9, 2012
Bulletin Board

Monthly meeting

The Merrimack County Stamp Collectors' regular monthly meeting will be held Oct. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow. Anyone interested in stamp collecting is invited to attend. For more information, call Dan Day at 228-1154. 0

October 9, 2012
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Tickets to Audi shows

Spurred by the spirit of its founders - three music teachers in Concord public schools - the Concord Community Concert Association announces a new outreach to area students, offering free tickets to the four concerts planned in the 2012-13 season. Starting its 82nd year of presenting top performers from the world of music, the association formed in 1930 when the teachers worried… 0

October 2, 2012
not-so-stay-at-home

MOMS Club of Concord offers fun activities for mothers

This group of stay-at-home moms doesn't do a whole lot of staying at home.The MOMS Club of Concord, a local chapter of an international organization - MOMS stands for "Moms Offering Moms Support" - boasts a membership of almost 50 mothers and a calendar busier than most corporate executives.There can… 1

October 2, 2012
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Art show reception

The Woman's Club of Concord opens its doors to the public Oct. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for an invitational art show reception. "Empowering Women Of All Ages" is an inclusive show featuring the work of women across generations. The exhibit opens Oct. 5 and will remain in place until Oct. 31. It is open to the public on the 5th and open upon request and during special… 0

October 2, 2012
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Golf classic

This year marks Bishop Brady's 13th annual Golf Classic, which will kick off the 2012 homecoming weekend. The event is scheduled for Oct. 12 at Canterbury Woods Country Club. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.The golf classic raises money for tuition assistance for Bishop Brady students who might not otherwise be able to attend and is open to the… 0

October 2, 2012