Zoe & Co. employees know how to celebrate 100 successful fittings
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Zoe & Co. employees know how to celebrate 100 successful fittings

The first rule of fight club is simple: You don’t talk about fight club. And while the good people at Zoe & Co. Professional Bra Fitters are hardly the fighting kind, which makes them a not-so-good comparison to the hooligans in the 1990’s Brad Pitt/Edward Norton classic, there are also things at Zoe’s you just don’t talk about. Top of the list would obviously be what goes on in the fitting rooms, but a close second would have to...

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These people’s excellent adventure – Tue, 27 Jan 2015
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We asked around to find out what’s going to happen in the Super Bowl

Based on the answers we got from a handful of local “experts,” it could be anything really

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We asked around to find out what’s going to happen in the Super Bowl

Based on the answers we got from a handful of local “experts,” it could be anything really

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Check out these super set-ups

There are a bunch of places in town to watch the big game Sunday night – here are 3 that we visited

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Check out these super set-ups

There are a bunch of places in town to watch the big game Sunday night – here are 3 that we visited

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Instagram photo of the week – Tue, 27 Jan 2015
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Instagram photo of the week – Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Don’t be distracted by the really tall skinny people casting the shadows in this picture; the real story is the nearly perfect square of light next to the word Bicentennial. Consider the case of how the square got its name officially closed. Thanks to Instagram user @ryanlafemme for snapping the photo.

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You can win a ton of free food if you can caption this photo
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You can win a ton of free food if you can caption this photo

Avid reader that you are, you may recognize that photo above from last week’s newspaper when we helped Boloco announce its Memphis BBQ burrito in honor of Elvis’s birthday. Well, the fine people at Boloco really liked the caption that we used (::brushes dirt off shoulder::) – so much so that it inspired a contest that can benefit you! We want you to come up with your own caption for the above picture and email them to...

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Classic Concord Photo – Tue, 27 Jan 2015
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Classic Concord Photo – Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Before it was Sanel Auto Parts, this spot was home to the Holt Brothers carriage plant, pictured here in 1898. And will you look at all those brothers? If these guys were alive today they’d almost certainly have their own reality show. Thanks to reader Earl Burroughs for the photo.

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This Week In Concord History

Jan. 27, 2003: The Concord City Council votes to take the historic Rolfe barn through eminent domain, stopping Ken Epworth, the barn’s owner, from dismantling the building and selling the parts to an unnamed client. The Penacook Historical Society asked the city to step in so it can use the barn as a museum and community center.Jan. 27, 1942: Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony for Concord Mayor John Storrs and the city’s aldermen,...

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Here’s some stuff to stay away from at your party

When it comes to Super Bowl Sunday, you can usually count on being huddled around the old flat screen with a bunch of people you may or may not know while eating lots of food that you’ll probably regret on Monday.And in these parts, with the Patriots going for the fourth title in team history, you better believe that 99 percent of the New England population will be watching with giant knots in their stomachs – and again, we’re not...

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Legal nurse consulting info night on Feb. 10

In 2011, NHTI, Concord’s Community College, became the first school in New Hampshire to offer an on-site certificate program in the new and growing field of Legal Nurse Consulting. LNCs are professional nurses with both clinical expertise and training in the law. They provide an invaluable service to both the medical and legal professions by evaluating, analyzing and offering informed opinions on the delivery of healthcare and...

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City Briefly

Each week, City Manager Tom Aspell folds up a couple of paper footballs for some tabletop action at the office, but during the first game he flicks one right off the fire alarm, setting off screeching sirens and the sprinkler system. Thankfully the water spells out a city memo in the carpet.Class is in sessionIt’s the Concord internetsConcord General Services has published a new YouTube video instructing viewers how to navigate the...

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Summer jobs available through parks and rec

If you love being outside and working with children then we have a job for you! The Concord Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for the following summer positions: Lifeguards and water safety instructors, tennis instructors, camp counselors and summer specialist. Applicants must be 15 years of age or older for lifeguard positions and 18 and older for camp counselors. Please fill out the electronic...

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Dungeons & Dragons, and book valentines

The Concord Public Library will host a Dungeons & Dragons workshop on Jan. 27 at 5 p.m. Interested in D&D? Are you a newcomer to the classic role-playing game or a veteran looking to understand the new edition? CPL and Double Midnight Comics welcome you to a 5th edition character building workshop. It will be held in the Library Auditorium/Lower Lounge and is open to teens and adults. And for the rest of the month, we’re...

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Newly bereaved support group to meet Feb. 3

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a bereavement program “Newly Bereaved” Support Session on Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Concord Regional VNA Hospice House, 240 Pleasant St. in Concord. Sessions are held the first Tuesday of each month. This session provides grief education and support for those who have experienced the recent loss of a loved one. Pre-registration is not required. For more information,...

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Bow Garden Club is accepting new members

The Bow Garden Club is currently on hiatus. The club will begin their new garden club year in April with monthly membership meetings and a variety of educational programs and will resume their ongoing community beautification projects and fundraising efforts through the end of the year. Their Executive Board, however will be meeting throughout the winter months to finalize the program topics and activities the club will be providing...

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Musicians of Wall Street to perform on Feb. 6

The Musicians of Wall Street will present a journey through rich traditions of folk hymns, spirituals and sacred music in a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 in the Concord Community Music School’s Recital Hall, 23 Wall St. The concert, titled “Simple Gifts: Hymns and Sacred Songs,” will feature three Music School faculty members – Andrea Veal (soprano), Liz Faiella (fiddle, vocals), and Kathryn Southworth (piano) – with Dan...

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Nominations needed for city’s Most Fascinating

Who do you know that’s fascinating in Concord? Concord Community TV (ConcordTV) is looking for eight of Concord’s Most Fascinating Inpiduals to feature during its eight-hour live telecast of Concord On Air, that will be broadcast on Concord’s three local cable channels on Sunday, March 29, from noon to 8 p.m. Who can be considered fascinating? Think of an eclectic mix of captivating people from Greater Concord who are prominent names...

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Six-week hip function series at Get Fit NH

Weekend warriors’ running injuries, a nagging sore back and chronically achy knees are all very common complaints that, surprisingly, can be caused by hip dysfunction. Sitting all day at work can also lead to pain and decreased mobility. Get Fit NH Concord is offering a six-week series designed to restore proper function and train the hips to work properly. Students will learn a progressive method of restoring hip function, including...

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‘Champagne for Caesar’ to be screened at NHTI

The NHTI Film Society proudly presents Champagne for Caesar (Rated “PG”; 1950; 99 mins), Friday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Sweeney Auditorium.Admission is by donation (free with an NHTI student ID). For more information contact Steve Ambra at 271-6484 ext. 4101 or sambra@ccsnh.edu.

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‘Importance of Play as Adults’ offered by VNA

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free presentation “The Importance of Play as Adults” on Monday, Feb. 9, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at United Methodist Church of Penacook, Penacook Community Center Senior Program, 21 Merrimack St. in Penacook. Many adults have the mindset that they are too old to play. Play can dramatically transform our personal health and our relationships. Engaging our body and mind through...

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Learn about your health care options on Feb. 7

Get Covered Concord! Health insurance enrollment in-person help will be available in Concord on Feb. 7. Do you have questions about how to find affordable, quality health insurance? Heard about Healthcare.gov, but not sure what to do? Do you have questions about re-enrollment? If you are uninsured or under-insured, you may want to know about the best way to sign up for an affordable, quality health plan. We would be happy to help!...

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Royal Tea party at Penacook library Feb. 7

The Friends of the Penacook Branch Library are hosting a “Royal Tea Party” on Feb. 7, from 10 to 11 a.m. for children ages 5 and up. Guests are invited to wear their royal finery to come and enjoy crafts, refreshments and, of course, tea! This event is free and open to the public. For further information, please call the Concord Public Library at 225-8670.

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Gregg Pauley to present Beethoven Project

Pianist Gregg Pauley presents the fifth of nine concerts in his Beethoven Project at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at the Concord Community Music School Recital Hall, 23 Wall St. in downtown Concord. Pauley’s concert will highlight the color and quality of one of Beethoven’s most famous keys – the key of three flats, which includes E-flat major and C minor. Pauley will feature three of Beethoven’s sonatas composed in these keys....

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Concord Public Library Book of the Week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net and visit us on Tumblr (reading-rumblr.tumblr.com and concordteens.tumblr.com) and Facebook facebook.com/ConcordPublicLibrary).The Magician’s LandLev Grossman2014, 401 pagesFiction Like the first two books in this series – a cross between Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia, but with sex and drugs – The Magician’s Land had me hooked from page...

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