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The Snowflake Ball update you all have been waiting for

The greater Concord community had a unique opportunity to "Return to the roaring '20s" at the Concord Family YMCA's largest and most celebrated fundraiser - the 20th annual Snowflake Ball, which was held on Saturday, Dec. 6. This was the 2008-2009 kick- off fundraiser for the Kids Campaign fund. It raised approximately… 0

December 23, 2008

Hooray for people like Bob and Sharon Cholette!

Bob and Sharon Cholette of Laconia were recently recognized for their volunteer service supporting the New Hampshire Association for the Blind. The Cholettes received the “Doug and Stella Scamman Award” prior to the Sunday evening performance of “José Feliciano” at the Palace Theatre in Manchester. Joyce… 0

December 23, 2008

Do-gooders donate food

On Dec. 15, employees of Granite State Independent Living donated 2,581 pounds of food to the N.H. Food Bank. This donation was the result of an employee food drive and the equivalent of 1,985 meals for individuals across the state. Not only do we give GSIL kudos for being a bunch of do-gooders, but we’re also digging… 0

December 23, 2008

Calendar of events: Dec. 23-Jan. 9

Tuesday, Dec. 23 Paul Silverman, Hermanos Cocina Mexicana, 11 Hills Ave. 224-5669, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Service, United Church of Penacook, 21 Merrimack St. Penacook, A family service of candles is held at 7 p.m., and a service of candles and communion begins at 11:30 p.m. All are welcome. 753-4072. 7 p.m and 11:30 p.m. Solemn High Mass,… 0

December 23, 2008
Your letters

We got mail!!!!

re signs: you came to Concord too late for the big sign on the St. Paul's School property which read (more or less) "No trespassing without permission." It's been changed. P. Gow, Concord What's with the Recyclinator? She doesn't reuse Xmas wrapping paper? Roll or fold it up and wrap with it next year! Worn sections can be covered with tags or that paper can be downsized. There… 0

December 23, 2008

Holiday vacation guide

Your kids are home during winter break, and you have no clue how to keep them busy. No worries. The Insider is here to save the day (or week), once again. We've got the scoop on what local businesses and organizations are offering to take your kids off your hands during their time off. Perhaps next year we will create… 0

December 23, 2008

Ask the Elders: The dating scene

Dear Elders, I lost my spouse a couple of years ago. I am entertaining the idea of dating. As it has been many years since I last went on a date, I'd like some advice on how to approach the dating scene of today. Signed, Cautious Casper Kranenburg Dear Cautious, Did I read "a couple of years ago"? Get on with your… 0

December 23, 2008
The Revelator

Update on the Tuttle House

Tom Arnold gave us a ring last week to see if we would do an update on the Tuttle House, a home that was relocated last year from its Pleasant Street address to Gabby Lane in the South End. Tom said the house had been empty for quite some time and wondered what was going on with it. Tom, The Revelator is on it. Soon… 0

December 23, 2008

City Briefly

Love your generator? Listen up! Each week, we bring you the finest in wisdom from our saintly city manager, Tom Aspell. This week is no exception. Aspell doesn't waste time making nice in his latest column, but that's because, like any superhero, he's got lives to save. In a serious tone, he tell us that due to the loss of power suffered by many in our community recently, generator… 0

December 23, 2008
Our German Correspondent

A place where candy lands in your smelly shoes

The holiday season in Germany is rather different from the one I’ve experienced for the past 18 years. There are definitely a few things I miss about Concord this time of year, but a lot of stuff here is new and intriguing, and I’m having a total blast during German Christmastime. That’s probably one of the biggest… 0

December 23, 2008