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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
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Charity basketball

Enjoy family fun for a good cause featuring The Harlem Wizards, Oct. 19 in the Bow High School gym beginning at 7 p.m.The Wizards will face off against "The Fighting Falcons," a.k.a. BHS staff members and local celebrities. Proceeds will go to the Stephen Cmar Memorial Scholarship Fund. Advance tickets are on sale for $12 (general admission) and $10 (students and… 0

October 2, 2012
le petit papillon

Merlin is ready to rule the city with an iron paw

You know that weird feeling you've been feeling around Concord recently? The one that feels like a sea change of epic proportions has taken place, but you just can't put your finger on it? Well, it probably stems from the changing of the guard in the canine mayor's office. Victoria and Nelson are out and… 0

October 2, 2012
the ladies man

Ronnie the Cat - Concord's first feline mayor

Sure, canine mayors are old hat at this point - but a feline mayor? (Record scratch!) It's true! Ronnie the Cat was elected as the first feline mayor of Concord, and we've got the scoop on this story, too.You are a native of Florida. Have you found Concord to be more or less feline-friendly?I am a native of… 0

October 2, 2012

This Week in Concord History

Oct. 2, 1856: Near the end of his term, President Franklin Pierce visits Concord to stump for James Buchanan, the Democrat nominated to succeed him. Pierce is greeted with a great parade and reception downtown. A fine horseman, he himself rides in the procession down Main Street.Oct. 2, 1918: Two Concord soldiers - Marine Lieutenant Paul Corriveau and Private Herbert C. Drew - die… 0

October 2, 2012
missed connections

'Ron Paul guy'

Each week, we at the Insider scour Craigslist's Missed Connections to see if anyone is secretly in love with us what kind of love Concordians are searching for. Here are some of those entries, presented unedited (obviously - that's half the fun!).Pink Dress & Big Sunglasses - m4w - 33I drove past you toady and waved. You gave me a big smile. You were wearing a pink dress,… 0

October 2, 2012

City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell throws on a bodysuit, gets out the ol' paintbrush and goes to work on the outside of City Hall. By the time he's done, you'd barely recognize the place, as he's written the city memo on the walls in bright mauve.You'll never believe thisBut there's road workThis week on the Route 3/North State Street corridor, the contractor… 0

October 2, 2012

Different strokes

Wonder Made has been a funky, eclectic shop since its inception. The "corner store for community and culture" has been a haven for local handmade arts, community creations adorning tables and racks. Well, you can add walls to that list. The store recently opened its blank, white walls up to local artists… 0

October 2, 2012
Attorney of the week

Charles Holoubek helps us patent our signature snark

Name: Charles HoloubekPatent attorney, Davis & BujoldHow does one become a patent lawyer specifically? What drew you to that area of the law?To become a patent lawyer you need to first be a lawyer - go to law school and sit for and pass a state bar exam. And second you need to be patent-bar eligible - have a science… 0

October 2, 2012