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Express Admissions Day at NHTI Aug. 12

On Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in Sweeney Hall, NHTI will offer its annual midsummer Express Admissions Day. On this day, prospective students will have the opportunity to complete their entire admissions process in a single day. The college’s normal $20 application fee will also be waived. Students will start by filling out an application, and then meet with… 0

August 4, 2015
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Building Wells in Africa presentation in Bow

On Saturday, Aug. 8, there will be a presentation entitled, Building Wells in Africa, with Paul Adams at Bow Mills UMC, 505 South St., Bow. Adams resigned as a Department Director at the University of Illinois in order to do social work, primarily in Africa. He is sponsored by the Marian Medical Mission, a mission project of the Marian (Illinois) United Methodist Church. This mission… 0

August 4, 2015
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Discover Downtown sidewalk sale Aug. 8

Summer vacation may be coming to a close, but not summer fun! On Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., join family, friends and fellow shoppers in downtown Concord, and enjoy more than a mile of savings with the Discover Downtown Happy Birthday Sidewalk Sale. The downtown-wide sidewalk sale will help kick off Concord’s 250th birthday celebration week. Shoppers will find a… 0

August 4, 2015
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Whit Symmes Trio to play music on the lawn

Live Music on the Lawn series at the Concord Public Library closes out it’s season Aug. 11 with a lively evening of jazz with the Whit Symmes Trio. This year we’re closing Prince Street and bringing local food vendors for a festive block party atmosphere! Bring the whole family for free entertainment, affordable and tasty treats and all the library has to offer, too. Bring your… 0

August 4, 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 and concordteens.tumblr.com), Facebook (facebook.com/ConcordPublicLibrary) and Instagram. Still Life: A Three Pines MysteryDirector, Peter Moss2014, 88-minute DVDFiction Are you a fan of Canadian author Louise Penny’s Chief… 0

August 4, 2015
The Grammarnator

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
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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
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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
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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
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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