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Sewer crew jazzes up manhole cover in honor of good ole’ Snookie

Wentworth “Snookie” Emmons worked for the city of Concord’s sewer crew for 45 years. He was the Sewer Systems Supervisor for a majority of those years until he retired in 1998. E.J. Prescott, a supplier of sewer pipe materials, donated a manhole cover to the city of Concord in honor of Snookie’s service. In… 0

July 14, 2015
Think about direction wonder why you haven’t before

Construction project pulls the old switcheroo on Main Street traffic

Flipping traffic and construction on North Main can really only mean one thing . . . we’re done working on the east side! Want to see for yourself? Check out the live webcam at concordmainstreetproject.com. Beginning yesterday morning at 7 a.m., traffic flipped to its new configuration, which will last through the… 0

July 14, 2015
Food for thought (and eating)

Join the Merrimack County Conservation District to fight hunger

A paradox is among us – one in nine people struggle with hunger in New Hampshire, while around 1/3 of the food supply goes uneaten and wasted annually in the United States. Creative solutions are constantly being put to action, and gleaning is one way Merrimack County Conservation District is working to solve the… 0

July 14, 2015
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Historical society names new library director

Bill Dunlap, president of the New Hampshire Historical Society, is pleased to announce that Sarah Galligan, a member of the society’s staff since October 2013, has been promoted to the position of library director. Since joining the society’s staff as projects archivist, Galligan has been responsible for cataloging archival collections, assisting with the development of digital… 0

July 14, 2015
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Better Choices, Better Health starts Aug. 5

Concord Regional VNA is offering Better Choices, Better Health in Concord, a six-week self-management program to help adults living with ongoing health conditions feel better, regain control of their health and start doing the things they want to do. The program is on Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 5, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Heights Community Center, 14 Canterbury Road. Ongoing health… 0

July 14, 2015
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Freshen up your skills with former Patriots

The Concord Parks and Recreation Department is offering a pre-season three-day football clinic with former New England Patriot players Patrick Pass and Harold Shaw. These three-day clinics will be held Friday, July 24 to Sunday, July 26 at Memorial Field in Concord. There will be two separate clinics. Ages 7 to 14 runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., while the clinic for players ages 15… 0

July 14, 2015
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NHTI to host summer open house July 29

See yourself on a new pathway at NHTI. Whether it’s directly into a career, or continuing at a four-year college or university, envision the future you want – at NHTI. Explore NHTI at our summer open house, Wednesday, July 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Wellness Center Gym. Learn about our 70-plus academic programs, tour our 240-acre campus and find out about campus life at NHTI.… 0

July 14, 2015
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Wizard of Oz with live music at Capitol Center

Catch the original 1939 Wizard of Oz film on the big screen backed by the live New Hampshire Music Festival Orchestra July 26 at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Arts.  Come dressed as your best Dorothy, clad in red sparkly shoes, covered in straw as the Scarecrow, or as the green-faced Wicked Witch of the West. It’s fun for the whole family. Tickets range… 0

July 14, 2015
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Monthly supper Friday at Grace Episcopal Church

Grace Episcopal Church/Merrill Park, located at 30 Eastman St. in East Concord will host it’s monthly supper on Friday, July 17, from 5 to 6 p.m. Our July Friday supper features oven roasted chicken, potato salad, corn bread and strawberry shortcake for dessert. So come, bring your family and friends and take the night off from cooking. There is no charge, but donations are welcomed… 0

July 14, 2015
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Library to host paddling info session July 21

The Concord Public Library is hosting an information session about paddling in Concord and northern New England on July 21 at 6 p.m. in the library auditorium. Learn about paddling in and near Concord. Paul Berry of AMC-NH will show you places to kayak, canoe and paddle board. The presentation will include calm places like Turkey Pond and whitewater sections, too. Information will… 0

July 14, 2015