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Pork festival Sunday at Grace Episcopal

Bring your family and friends to this year’s fifth annual East Concord Pork Festival at Grace Episcopal Church in East Concord Aug. 17 from noon to 3 p.m. Enjoy a delicious meal of roast pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw and brownies. Lots of family fun, and live music by Balladeer Jim Barnes and a variety of raffles. This event is free to the public… 0

August 12, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. Murder in the AfternoonFrances Brody2014, 387 pagesFiction Private investigator Kate Shackleton is surprised by a woman named Mary Jane who claims that she is a relation of hers. Mary Jane’s in trouble. She argued with her husband, and now he is missing. Mary Jane’s young… 0

August 12, 2014
The Grammarnator

Read this before you go lie down for a bit

Looking back at a recent column on compound words, I can report that examples keep cropping up of the move toward joining words together instead of leaving them separate. On Route 3 in Tilton last week I noticed a sign for CLOUGH AUTOBODY. My immediate reaction was that if autobody could be one word, why not Chineserestaurant? The slippery slopeis now in play, and we will soon have… 0

August 5, 2014
On Pointe

Concord Dance Academy cleans up at New England national finals

The Teen and Senior divisions of Concord Dance Academy won the regional competition of Dancers Inc. this spring, allowing them to continue on to the national competition held during the summer.  All 28 Teen and Senior division dancers traveled to Foxwoods Resort & Casino for the New England National Finals… 0

August 5, 2014
Concord Young Professional Of the month

Tony Sayess’s family tree includes Katy Perry and English royalty

Each month, the Concord Young Professionals Network spotlights one of its up-and-comers. 0

August 5, 2014
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Grange dedicates flagpole at Keach Park

On July 22, Concord Grange 322 celebrated their 100th anniversary with a great evening of music by the Nevers’ Band, sponsoring Splash Bash along with Walgreen’s Pharmacy, helping Grange member Arline French celebrate her 100th birthday, and dedicate a new flagpole for Keach Park. There was an excellent attendance of people despite the heat and threat of thunder storms. Dick… 0

August 5, 2014
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Buy a duck for annual Weekend on the Water

ConcordTV is helping the Concord Rotary Club in their fundraising efforts by selling ducks for the annual Duck Race, part of the Weekend on the Water, Sept. 6-7 on the Merrimack River. Ducks sell for $5 each, or you can buy a “quack pack” of 5 for $20. First place takes home a trophy and $1,000. Second place gets a trophy and $500, and third place earns a trophy and $250. Fourth… 0

August 5, 2014
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National Night Out at Rollins Park Tuesday

National Night Out rolls out each year across the nation with a goal of promoting cooperation between the local police and the community. Concord’s popular event will be Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Rollins Park. National Night Out attendees of all ages can participate in Touch-A-Truck offerings, with representation from the area police, fire, construction and military… 0

August 5, 2014
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United Way seeking Day of Caring volunteers

Granite United Way will host their annual Day of Caring events this September. Granite United Way works with community members and the corporate community to support the work of many non-profit agencies throughout the state. During these day-long projects, participating nonprofit organizations are matched with volunteers from local businesses and community groups. This day, set… 0

August 5, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. The Golden Door (book 1 of Three Doors Trilogy)Emily Rodda2011, 264 pagesFiction The walls of Weld have kept the people both protected and ignorant of what lies behind the high-fantasy, fast-paced world of The Golden Door. At night, death and destruction comes to the people of Weld.… 0

August 5, 2014