Entertainment: Second Bach lunch of the month Thursday
Mar12

Entertainment: Second Bach lunch of the month Thursday

Live music Wednesday Freese Brothers Big Band at the Concord City Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Nihco Gallo at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Irish Music After Work at Area 23 at 5:30 p.m. Thursday Bach Lunch Lecture: “New Orleans Traditional Music” at Concord Community Music School at 12:10 p.m. State Street Combo at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Carbon Leaf at the Bank of N.H. Stage at 8 p.m. Duo Del Inferno at Penuche’s Friday Alan Roux Band at Makris...

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Head downtown for breakfast
Mar12

Head downtown for breakfast

For the breakfast issue, we popped in at one of downtown’s newest spots that serves up breakfast fare. The Post Downtown opened on May 1, 2019, at 58 N. Main St. It’s a second location of the Newell Post, founded in 2012 by David and Deborah Newell, on Fisherville Road. Current owner Victoria Johnson took over the business in November 2018 – and after hearing the Gyro House would be leaving downtown decided to explore the idea of...

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Breakfast options in the city
Mar12

Breakfast options in the city

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and with so many places to grab a bite in Concord, there’s no excuse to skip a meal. From Manchester Street to Penacook Village and points in between, there’s plenty of places to pick up breakfast favorites like waffles, eggs, bagels and more. While not an exhaustive list, there’s enough breakfast options here to keep you fed for a while. Tucker’s  Voted best breakfast...

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City newsletter: Spring is in the air for the city
Mar12

City newsletter: Spring is in the air for the city

The city manager’s office sent out the City Manager’s Newsletter last Friday. The full newsletter can be found by going to concordnh.gov and clicking the “Newsletter” button. Here are some highlights: Daylight savings Daylight savings began Sunday. The Concord Fire Department wants to remind you to test your smoke alarms and change replaceable batteries at least once a year. Road Load Limits The City of Concord began posting “No...

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The Yogi: Practice finding the good in each day
Mar12

The Yogi: Practice finding the good in each day

“What’s good about today?” My question was met with an icy stare. Her eyes were dark, wide open and looking straight into me. “I don’t know,” she said. “Give it a try,” I urged. “What’s good about today?” She looked away, and then at the floor. I persisted, hoping to break on through to the other side. My persistence only resulted in more resistance. The game turned into a stalemate, left to be played another day. My daughter...

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This week in Concord history
Mar12

This week in Concord history

March 11, 2003: Town meeting season swings into high gear as voters in towns across New Hampshire go to the polls to elect selectmen and school board members. Voters in Pembroke, Hopkinton and Barnstead vote to expand their boards of selectmen from three to five members. And voters in Barnstead, Pittsfield, Northfield, Epsom, Bow and Loudon endorse measures to slow the growth of housing development. March 11, 2000: After 15 months of...

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CYPN: Meet veterans volunteer Christina Baker
Mar12

CYPN: Meet veterans volunteer Christina Baker

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s Concord Young Professionals Network introduces you to our “Young Professional of the Month,” Christina Baker. Each month the CYPN Steering Committee recommends a young professional in the community it thinks readers would enjoy getting to know better. How old are you? 38 Where do you live? Deerfield Where do you currently work? Elysian Technology Where did you go to school? Southern New...

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Poetry: A Life Past
Mar12

Poetry: A Life Past

I once knew an old man, with a life past, his history with dark shadows, some memories not to last.   He spoke of adventures, of the roads he did travel, places he visited, my younger version did marvel.   His life a canvas, colored so beautiful and bright, he told me the stories, from morning until night.   Spoke of the old days, when life was still good, people were friendly, in his old childhood.   The old man...

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Book of the Week: Shady business
Mar12

Book of the Week: Shady business

A Dream of Death: A Kate Hamilton Mystery By Connie Berry (311 pages, 2019, mystery) Kate Hamilton returns to the Isle of Glenroth, the island in Scotland where she met her late husband, Bill.  She is reluctant to return and revisit scenes from her past. But her volatile sister-in-law, Elenor, has asked her to come and help her.  Elenor, who has never liked Kate, is in trouble and has no one else to turn to.  Elenor runs the Glenroth...

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Bulletin Board: Special guest at jazz sanctuary
Mar12

Bulletin Board: Special guest at jazz sanctuary

Make new friends The Friends Youth Mentor Program is asking you to be someone who matters to someone who matters. Do you have the passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Do you have three hours a week to give to a child at risk in your community? The Friends Program is looking for volunteer mentors who can serve as a positive role model for a child, ages 6 to 17. Adults of all ages are welcome to volunteer. If you are...

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