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Walking a mile in the governor’s shoes?

Not only is New Hampshire’s First Gentleman, Tom Hassan, suiting up for the Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event, but so are at least 100 others – and that number will expand by Oct. 1 when the walk kicks off. If that is not enough, some great local entrepreneurs challenge you to step in and step out with these generous… 0

September 16, 2014
It’s like a treasure hunt, with fewer bandits

We discovered this information about the Discover Downtown debut

Intown Concord, in partnership the Merchants Roundtable, will host the first Discover Downtown event Sept. 19. Discover Downtown is a new event series and campaign designed to bring people to the heart of Concord for shopping, dining, enjoying, and building community. During Discover Downtown, more than 45 downtown stores and businesses will extend their hours until 8 p.m. or later,… 0

September 16, 2014
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Concord Hospital receives urgent care recognition

Concord Hospital Walk-In Urgent Care has been selected by the readers of Parenting New Hampshire as a “Family Favorite” award recipient in 2014 Greater Concord Urgent/Immediate Care Center category. The Family Favorite awards, now in its fourth year, is an award program that recognizes family-friendly businesses, services and places in almost 60 categories – as chosen by the… 0

September 16, 2014
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Back Roads And Byways comes to McGowan

McGowan Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening of Back Roads And Byways: New Landscapes, featuring the oil paintings of Susan Abbott. The show will run from Oct. 7 to Nov. 14, with a reception on Oct. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. Susan Abbott’s paintings in this, her first solo exhibit at McGowan Fine Art, present a fresh, moving, and… 0

September 16, 2014
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Friends Program receives support from Franklin Savings Bank

The Friends Program received a check for $2,500 from Franklin Savings bank last week. “Today’s youth are tomorrow’s leaders,” said Franklin Savings Bank President and CEO Jeff Savage. Nancy Watson of Boscawen, branch supervisor of Franklin Savings Bank, presented Friends Program Executive Director Jerry Madden… 0

September 16, 2014
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CATCH ads pair of new members to board

CATCH is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors. Ken Koornneef, president of Nobis Engineering, will join the board at its meeting this month. Koornneef has been a long-time volunteer with CATCH and has served as President of Nobis Engineering since 2009. Liza Poinier of Concord will join the CATCH board as an ex-officio member through the… 0

September 16, 2014
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Poetry Society reading at Gibson’s and open mic

The Poetry Society of N.H. is very pleased to sponsor an outstanding double feature at Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S. Main St., on Sept. 17. The features are Mark DeCarteret and S Stephanie, and the reading starts at 7 p.m. Mark and S will read first, followed by an open mic afterwards. Everyone is invited. Newcomers are encouraged. We highly recommend the parking garage right behind… 0

September 16, 2014
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Grace Episcopal to host free monthly supper

Grace Episcopal Church across from Merrill Park at 30 Eastman St. will host its monthly community supper Sept. 19 from 5 to 6 p.m. Our September supper features spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, garlic bread and dessert. So come, bring your family and friends and take the night off from cooking. There is no charge but donations are welcomed and support our Take-A-Tote Ministry… 0

September 16, 2014
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Look what Keith found in his purple purse – some kind of cryptic instructions. The other words on this page should clear things up for you. 0

September 9, 2014
Love your neighbor

Welcoming Walk to kick off Multicultural Festival’s ninth year in town

Where can you enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes and cultures of more than 20 different countries from around the world, all in one location? Concord will be home to these international experiences and many more at the 9th annual Concord Multicultural Festival on Sept. 13 from 1:30 to 6 p.m. at the State House. The Concord community is home to many different cultures and heritages,… 0

September 9, 2014