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The Grammarnator

He’s back with a grammar grab back of musings for us

Here’s some miscellaneous usage that has appeared of late. ∎ Continuing the tendency to make compounds of words that have always been separated, the reviewer of a Chicago radio station calls And So It Goes, a film with what can at best be called mixed reviews, “a masterclass in acting.” If this trend continues,… 0

October 28, 2014
Concord Energy And Environment Committee

Here’s a primer on the Clean Power Plan

I was proud to join nearly 400,000 citizens from all corners of the nation, including a large group of Granite Staters, who recently marched through the streets of New York City to demand that our political leaders respond to this global challenge. The largest demonstration of its kind ever held, the march provides a strong foundation for efforts to reduce carbon pollution from… 0

October 28, 2014
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Help write a really long novel at the library

Every November, thousands of aspiring writers join together with one goal in mind: to produce a 50,000-word novel in the span of a month. This year, Concord Public Library wants to help. Join us for our very first “Come Write In” event on Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon, and kick your writing into gear. 0

October 28, 2014
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Clean out the closet yard sale at Get Fit NH

On Nov. 1, Get Fit NH is inviting the Concord community to visit the Clean out the Closet Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Given the success that Get Fit NH clients have losing weight and changing clothing sizes, shoppers can expect an enormous selection of clothing at yard sale prices. Yard sale vendors and participants are generously donating a portion of the proceeds to Operation… 0

October 28, 2014
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Chamber of Commerce to hold annual meeting

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 95th Annual Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 5 p.m. at the Grappone Conference Center at 70 Constitution Ave. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. The dinner hour begins at 6:15 p.m. and will include remarks from outgoing chairman, Bobby Segal of Sanel Auto Parts, and incoming chairman, Byron Champlin of… 0

October 28, 2014
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Peter Wallner to discuss book at historical society

On Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m., historian and author Peter Wallner will present a talk and book-signing for his new book, Faith on Trial: Mary Baker Eddy, Christian Science and the First Amendment. Wallner’s latest work examines the sensational 1907 Merrimack County Superior Court case in which Mary Baker Eddy was forced to defend herself and the religion she founded, Christian… 0

October 28, 2014
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Bach series returns to music school Nov. 6

Concord Community Music School’s Bach’s Lunch Series offers free, informal lunch-hour lectures on the first Thursday of every month and a related concert on the second Thursday, November through June. The series opens with a talk by Keith Murphy titled “Folk Song: A Story of Emigration” on Thursday, Nov. 6. On Thursday, Nov. 13, Murphy (guitar, vocals, and foot percussion)… 0

October 28, 2014
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Snowman craft fair at Bow United Methodist

The Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow, will hold its Annual Snowman Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come to the fair to enjoy the fun of Christmas shopping with rooms filled with holiday crafts, handmade items to wear or for your home, as well as over 50 themed gift baskets and gifts for pet owners. Satisfy your “sweet tooth” with our… 0

October 28, 2014
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Free screening of ‘The Memory Loss Tapes’

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free screening and discussion of The Memory Loss Tapes on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Red River Theatres, 11 S. Main St. The Memory Loss Tapes is an emotionally revealing documentary that profiles seven people living with Alzheimer’s, each in advancing state of dementia, from its earliest detectable changes… 0

October 28, 2014
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Take a walk through the woods with Five Rivers

Five Rivers’ Third Annual West End Farm Trail Hike begins anytime from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 at Dimond Hill Farm. The hike will start at Dimond Hill Farm and hike 4 miles through woods, fields and farmlands. It will pass scenic wetlands and amble over hills and some uneven terrain en route to Carter Hill Orchard. Then, finish with cider and donuts and a live raptor… 0

October 28, 2014