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Friday nights get Xtreme at Red River Theatres

For nearly a year, a dedicated crowd of moviegoers have been enjoying cutting-edge movies and cult classics at the Red River Theatres' Xtreme Friday Night film series.If you are afraid of subtitles and blood and gore, the Xtreme Film Series might not be for you. However, if movies like 13 Assassins (killer… 0

September 18, 2012

Goldenrod and the golden rule of nature

Goldenrod wildflowers take center stage in late summer and early autumn after many other flowers have folded for the season. Their profusion of golden color in open fields and along roadsides gives a radiant charm to autumn landscapes. The goldenrod is the state flower for Kentucky and Nebraska.The goldenrod's… 0

September 11, 2012

Missed Connections

We here at the Insider often scour Craigslist's Missed Connections for any mention of hunky reporters on the beat the most interesting posts from Concord. Here, we present to you a few of them in all their unedited glory.i beeped u beeped i beeped u beeped - m4w - 32Last night you were driving the honda accord,… 0

September 11, 2012
Bulletin Board

Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. Catch MeLisa Gardner2012, 385 pagesFictionCharlie Grant believes she will be murdered on Jan. 21, but she isn't going downwithout a fight. She has trained hard to make sure of that. Her two best friends were murdered on that date a year apart and no suspect was found. When she was 8 years… 0

September 11, 2012

City Briefly

Each week, Tom Aspell searches the state for the biggest pumpkin he can find. Once he's got a 10-foot-tall prizewinner, he carves it, puts it out on the front porch and waits. Once some young ragamuffins happen by with the intention of smashing the gourd, the real fun begins. Tom bursts out of the pumpkin - where he was hiding all along - and stops the vandals in their tracks.… 0

September 11, 2012
Bulletin Board

SNOB returns in November

The 2012 SNOB (Somewhat North Of Boston) Film Festival will return to Red River Theatres for four days of independent films, beginning in the evening Nov. 8 with an opening reception, a special tie-in film, and a sneak peak at the weekend films. Friday will be a full day of greatfilms on two screens. In the evening, we will bring back SNOB's Twisted Tales and SNOB's Xtreme… 0

September 11, 2012

This Week in Concord History

Sept. 11, 1866: Kearsarge beats Portsmouth 32-19 in one of the first reported games of "base ball" in Concord. Judge Ira Eastman, however, remembers seeing the game (or its forerunner, rounders) played in the city 50 years before.Sept. 11, 2002: Hundreds of people stand silent under umbrellas at the State House Plaza during a Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony.Sept. 12, 1841:… 0

September 11, 2012
Bulletin Board

Member plant sale

The Hopkinton-Contoocook Gardeners will meet at 10 a.m. Sept 17 at the home of Sue Drescher for the member plant sale. Please label and price all plants and bring any books, pots or tools to sell. New members are welcome. Call 746-5119 for info. 0

September 11, 2012
Bulletin Board

Meeting Sept. 18

The Merrimack County Stamp Collectors' regular monthly meeting will be held Sept. 18 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

September 11, 2012
Bulletin Board

Two programs ahead

The Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association and its community partners are celebrating National Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 21 at Horseshoe Pond Place Senior Resource Center at 26 Commercial St. The program is from 10 a.m. to noon.Falls are among the most frequent and preventable causes of injury. Join the group to learn what causes falls and discover resources available… 0

September 11, 2012