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He lost his notes, but not his sharp grammar skillz

The Grammarnator is unable to find his recent notes on possessive apostrophe use, but since this is the topic that most seems to need revisiting, he is sure that other examples will soon present themselves to his continually searching eye. In the meantime, here’s something from the Monitor of July 23. Officials in Haverhill have not yet released the name of police officers… 0

July 28, 2015
Bulletin Board

Conservation grant applications due Sept. 25

The New Hampshire State Conservation Committee (SCC) has announced that the 2016 Conservation “Moose Plate” Grant applications are available. Applications are due by Sept. 25. Eligible applicants include municipalities, County Conservation Districts, qualified nonprofit organizations engaged in conservation programs, public and private schools (K-12), County Cooperative Extension… 0

July 28, 2015
Bulletin Board

Entries sought for Audubon photo contest

The Massabesic Audubon Center is pleased to announce its 9th annual Wild New Hampshire Photo Contest and Auction. Enter your photos to win in any or all of the three categories: wildlife, wild plants and land/waterscapes. Up to five photos can be submitted by amateur photographers only. Youth (under 18) and adults (over 18) will be judged separately. All winning photos will be… 0

July 28, 2015
Bulletin Board

NAMI N.H. kickoff lunch scheduled for Aug. 6

Gov. Maggie Hassan is scheduled to join volunteers, advocates, team captains, family members and individuals living with mental illness at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) N.H. Kick Off Lunch for the 13th Annual NAMIWalks N.H. Community members are invited to join Gov. Hassan at the Kick Off Lunch on Thursday, Aug. 6 at Red River Theatres, 11 S. Main St., Concord. 0

July 28, 2015
Bulletin Board

Annual Pork Fest Aug. 16 at Grace Episcopal

On Sunday, Aug. 16, from noon to 2:30 p.m., bring your family and friends to this year’s sixth annual East Concord Pork Festival at Grace Episcopal Church/Merrill Park in East Concord. Enjoy a homemade meal of roast pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, jambalaya, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, brownies and ice cream. Lots of family fun including touch-a-truck, a bounce house and… 0

July 28, 2015
Bulletin Board

Green Street Community Center got a facelift

Concord General Services would like to thank everyone who attended the Green Street Community Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, July 13. General Services Director Chip Chesley was the Master of Ceremonies and summarized all of the completed work during the recent renovations facilitated and accomplished by Concord General Services’ Public Properties Division. Over $600,000… 0

July 28, 2015

Concord Public Library Book of the Week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. We’re also on Tumblr (reading-rumblr.tumblr.com andconcordteens.tumblr.com), Facebook facebook.com/ConcordPublicLibrary), and Instagram. The Red NotebookAntoine Laurain2015, 159 pagesFiction As this book opens, we see Laure Valadier being mugged. A few pages later, Laurent  Latellier,… 0

July 28, 2015
High school musical

Meet Occasional Piracy, the band that was born at Parker Academy

Ron Noyes saw something special in a small group of students in his Parker Academy music classes last year. “They just had the most focus on music and the greatest desire to do something,” Noyes said of the eight students he picked out of the school’s ensemble. He had them stay after school a… 0

July 28, 2015
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If you haven’t heard of Occasional Piracy you’re about to. The group made up of Parker Academy students has been rippin’ up the Concord music scene. 0

July 28, 2015
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Occasional Piracy, a band made up of Parker Academy students, is pretty good at playing music, and also at making fun of each other’s beards and stuff. 0

July 28, 2015