Capital Area Wellness Coalition: Pick up a Concord Trail Passport
Jun20

Capital Area Wellness Coalition: Pick up a Concord Trail Passport

Did you know that there are 31 trails in the city of Concord? I didn’t. An even bigger surprise came when I first hiked the Marjory Swope Park Trail and saw the beautiful view of Mt. Monadnock in one direction and Penacook Lake in the other. What? I get these kind of views without trekking up to the White Mountains . . . this is great! Whether you want to bike, hike, snow shoe, cross country ski, bird watch, letter box or check out...

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Capital Area Wellness Coalition is doing work
Feb13

Capital Area Wellness Coalition is doing work

When the Capital Area Wellness Coalition was formed in 2009, it had a pretty broad mission: to coordinate community resources and builds partnerships to create a culture of healthy living for everyone. It was a great place to start, but for a volunteer group that met once a month, the idea was a bit overwhelming. Over the years, the coalition organized events and produced initiatives. Then a couple years ago, the coalition became a...

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Capital Area Wellness Coalition: Walk with Mayor Bouley – twice, if you’d like
Sep19

Capital Area Wellness Coalition: Walk with Mayor Bouley – twice, if you’d like

Since 2009, the Capital Area Wellness Coalition (CAWC) has been working to promote healthy eating and active living in the Capital region. The CAWC is a volunteer coalition consisting of representatives from Concord Hospital, Concord YMCA, City of Concord, Community Action Program, Central N.H. Bike Coalition, UNH Cooperative Extension, Merrimack County Conservation District, Delta Dental, Concord Regional VNA, Granite United Way,...

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Concord Police Department holds second annual Bike Rodeo at Steeplegate Mall
Jun19

Concord Police Department holds second annual Bike Rodeo at Steeplegate Mall

Do you remember your first bike? Where you rode it and who you rode with? On June 9, at least 100 kids got their first bike and rode with the Concord Police Department Bike Unit officers at the 2nd Annual Concord Police Department Bike Rodeo at the Steeplegate Mall. Police officers led groups of kids through stations, teaching them skills such as riding in a straight line, scanning over their shoulder while biking and avoiding hazards...

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Go Try It: Concord Reads ‘Following Atticus’
Feb27

Go Try It: Concord Reads ‘Following Atticus’

We’ve already told you about Concord Reads at the Concord Public Library, but for those of you who may have forgotten, here’s a quick refresher: Every year the library chooses a certain book to build a few months of programming around. There are usually several events over the course of those months that, though each different in their own way, have something to do with the chosen title. At the end of the program, the author of the...

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