It’s time to start thinking about which summer camps to sign up for in Concord
May28

It’s time to start thinking about which summer camps to sign up for in Concord

It’s that time of year again – time to start looking into which summer camps you or your kids might want to check out this year. While school may still be in session for a few more weeks, you don’t want to sit around and wait on summer camps – many camps have already started taking applications, and before you know it all the cool stuff will be full for the season. Don’t be that one kid who waited too long and missed out on the camp...

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Tour de Cappies, 2019 edition – checking in on some of this year’s big winners
May28

Tour de Cappies, 2019 edition – checking in on some of this year’s big winners

After a whole year of hand-wringing, nail-biting and general anxiety, the winners of the 2019 Cappies awards were finally announced last week. For many businesses – and patrons – the Cappies release date is the biggest day of the year, and for good reason. The Cappies are, of course, chosen by you, the readers. More than 2,000 votes were cast, deciding who was the best in fields ranging from ice cream to dog grooming to performance...

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Pair of Concord road races this weekend to benefit two great causes
May28

Pair of Concord road races this weekend to benefit two great causes

It’s going to be a busy Saturday for walking and running enthusiasts in Concord, as there are two road races scheduled for Saturday, with each one benefiting a different, great cause. The first event is the third annual Hoofbeats 5K, held at NHTI. That race will benefit the New Hampshire Rare Disorders Association. A couple hours later, the 16th annual Walk for Sight will get underway. The Walk for Sight is a fundraiser for Future in...

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Local photographer Eric Fleming has an exhibit up on North State Street
May28

Local photographer Eric Fleming has an exhibit up on North State Street

Eric Fleming of Concord is the co-founder of Makeout, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based experiential and content marketing agency that provides creative and production services to some of the world’s most respected brands. He’s also a photographer, and he has an exhibit up on North State Street until about mid-June. This is his first public exhibition — the result of hitting pause on the bustle, living in the moment and capturing the natural...

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Entertainment: Area 23 to host pair of album launch parties
May28

Entertainment: Area 23 to host pair of album launch parties

Music Tuesday Jared Steer at Hermanos Cocina Mexicana at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Paul Heckel at  Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Thursday Paul Loveley at  Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Laser Show at Penuche’s at 9 p.m. Charlie Chronopoulos  at Cheers at 5 p.m. Friday Shawn McGuyver at True Brew Barista at 8 p.m. Back to Back at Makris Lobster & Steak House at  8 p.m. These Trees and The Rhythm Upstairs album  release parties at Area 23  at 8 p.m....

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Making Good Health Simple: Build strength to reduce risk of injury
May28

Making Good Health Simple: Build strength to reduce risk of injury

I often get asked by parents, “What can I do to help my athlete stay injury-free?” My response is always the same: “Keep them strong.” Strength training, while often misunderstood and chronically miscategorized, is necessary for every athlete (and non-athlete, for that matter). Proper and appropriate strength training in season and off season is essential in reducing both the incidence and severity of injury. The body pays the price...

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The Yogi: Savasana – where all the magic of yoga happens
May28

The Yogi: Savasana – where all the magic of yoga happens

Let’s start today’s column with a story. Once upon a time, there was a Marine. This particular Marine had a long, distinguished career in the military, from the jungles of Vietnam to the Pentagon. He was steadfast in his beliefs and worked his body hard. He lived all over the United States, and in several places abroad. When it came time to retire, he chose Concord, and decided to try new things. It wasn’t easy for the former Marine...

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Grant helps bring dental care to capital-area student
May28

Grant helps bring dental care to capital-area student

Monitor staff Second-grader Anurag Das was nervous walking into Mary Davis’s makeshift dental office last Wednesday.He put the hood of his dark blue sweatshirt over his head and crossed his arms over his chest.“Is it going to hurt?” he asked, sitting on a recliner next to Davis’s chair. “I’m scared.” “It’s not going to hurt, buddy,” Davis said. “Lie down and put your hands on your belly. It will help your breathing.” Davis is a...

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Bulletin Board: Pride Pops Up at True Brew, roller skating returns and more
May28

Bulletin Board: Pride Pops Up at True Brew, roller skating returns and more

Pride Pops Up at True Brew Pride is Popping Up again! And it’s bigger and better thanks to our friends at True Brew Barista. On Saturday, June 1, True Brew Barista is rolling out the rainbow flag to welcome all LGBTQ and allies for an indoor/outdoor evening of great food and drinks, darts and live music. Start your day supporting our friends at the Concord Farmers Market and Concord Arts Market, join the festivities on the State House...

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Book of the Week: ‘When in Rome’
May28

Book of the Week: ‘When in Rome’

When in RomeNgaio Marsh1971, 260 pagesClassic mystery Sometimes I want the comfort of reading one of my favorite authors, and to read a classic mystery. Ngaio Marsh was a New Zealand author who wrote wonderful mysteries and plays. She also directed plays, many of them by Shakespeare, and some of her mysteries reflect this.When in Rome is a departure for her, and is set, not surprisingly, in Rome. Her detective, Roderick Alleyn, goes...

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This Week in Concord History
May28

This Week in Concord History

May 28, 2000: New Hampshire wildlife biologists are considering importing up to 150 Karner blue butterflies from New York, the Monitor reports. Concord’s unique population of the butterflies is close to extinction, and the biologists hope an infusion of new blood will help the species survive. May 28, 2002: Rents around the region have skyrocketed in the last decade, according to 2000 Census data released last week, the Monitor...

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