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Concord Public Library Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless Versus The Rest Of UsMartha Stout2005, 241 pagesFiction Have you ever met someone who was congenial and charming one minute and then cold, callous, or even cruel the next? Unfortunately, you may have run across a sociopath - a person who is unable… 0

July 8, 2014
Bulletin Board

Revolutionary War flags at historical society

New Hampshire’s role in the Revolutionary War is on display at the New Hampshire Historical Society’s Park Street headquarters. The public is invited to visit the society to see two flags from the Second New Hampshire Regiment of the Continental Line, which were captured by the British Ninth Regiment of Foot, on July 8, 1777, at Fort Anne in New York. The flags were packed into… 0

July 1, 2014
Bulletin Board

Good Life Programs and Activities are thriving

You’re only as old as you think. It’s a somewhat tired cliché, but never before has it been truer, especially with the myriad of opportunities to engage in activities designed to keep people “young at heart.” Part of the reason for the rise in new programs and activities is a nod to the state’s changing demographics. According to the Carsey Institute, the state’s age… 0

July 1, 2014
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CRVNA to host ‘Pills and Spills’ discussion July 17

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free presentation “Pills & Spills – A Discussion About Medications and Falls” on Thursday, July 17 from 5 to 6 p.m. at TLC Medical Adult Day Care, 211 Loudon Road in Concord. Medications make a difference – generally a positive one – in the lives of many people. At the same time, all medications carry side effects… 0

July 1, 2014
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LifeShare is looking for families, foster parents

LifeShare is looking for families who can open their doors and welcome children in need into their homes as foster parents. LifeShare is seeking families who are open to working with biological parents, towards family reunification, and/or possible adoption. Support and in-depth training is provided throughout. Children overseen by LifeShare have high levels of emotional needs,… 0

July 1, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the Week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. The Islands of ChaldeaDiana Wynne Jones (completed by Ursula Jones)1986, 356 pagesFiction The last book written by Diana Wynne Jones, The Islands of Chaldea, holds the same sparkle and wonder that defined her entire writing career. Left unfinished at the time of her death, this winning… 0

July 1, 2014
Concord Energy and Environment Committee

Save energy by hanging clothes outside

Summer is finally here! As we are making summer plans and enjoying fun outings, it’s a great time to consider ways to save on our electric bill. Growing up on a dairy farm, we were always mindful of being frugal – in the summer, this meant putting our clothes out on the line to dry, and canning vegetables. My grandmother didn’t even have a clothes dryer, and in the winter… 0

June 24, 2014

Chamber dishes out honors

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce celebrated the recipients of the chamber’s 2014 Pinnacle Awards on May 21, including two awards that were top secret until the event. The chamber’s Pinnacle Awards recognize businesses and individuals who have demonstrated professional excellence and commitment to the chamber and the community. Congratulations to the 2014 recipients:… 0

June 24, 2014
Capital Area Wellness Coalition

Producing a plethora of produce places

Not only is June the official start of summer, it’s also the real start to the local produce season. Strawberries are about the first crop harvested, usually around June 10. There are a few types of greens, asparagus and radishes that start a little earlier, but there is nothing as sweet and juicy as a nice ripe… 0

June 24, 2014
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Sign up for Concord YMCA sports camps

Spots are filling up fast for Concord Family YMCA Sports camps. Don’t miss out this summer. Sports camp offers youth who have completed grades 3-8 specialized sports training in a day camp setting. Our camps are designed not only to teach sports skills, fair play, teamwork and sportsmanship, but also reinforce the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Camps… 0

June 24, 2014