Saturday grab your reel for Free Fishing Day
Jan15

Saturday grab your reel for Free Fishing Day

Saturday is the winter Free Fishing Day in New Hampshire. State residents and nonresidents alike can fish any inland water – or saltwater – in New Hampshire that day without a fishing license. However, people participating in a fishing tournament must still hold a license, even on Free Fishing Day. Also, season dates, bag limits and all other fishing regulations must be followed on Free Fishing Day. Free fishing days are held the...

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Does the governor have a good jump shot?
Jan15

Does the governor have a good jump shot?

Gov. Chris Sununu, a group of Concord area teachers and folks from around the community will take their annual turn as the butt of jokes and basketball gaffes as they take on the high-flying Harlem Wizards at Bishop Brady High School this Saturday. The annual event is a benefit for the Tedy’s Team foundation, which was started by former New England Patriots linebacker and current TV analyst Tedy Bruschi after he suffered a stroke in...

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City newsletter: Human services thanks donors and more
Jan15

City newsletter: Human services thanks donors and more

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: Human Services thanks donors Concord Human Services received an abundance of generosity this holiday season and would like to recognize the city employees, community partners, organizations and businesses whose benevolence helped the...

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Hear in color with Suncook concert
Jan15

Hear in color with Suncook concert

Live music Wednesday South Street Blues Band at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Alex Cohen at Concord Craft Brewing from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday Mike Morris at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. April Cushman at Cheers from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday Suncook Valley Chorale presents “Primary Colors in Song” at Wesley United Methodist Church, 79 Clinton St., Concord at 7 p.m. Put on your Blue Suede Shoes, hop into a Big Yellow Taxi, and come Bob-Bob, Bobbin’ along...

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Rhythm of the Night returns to Audi
Jan15

Rhythm of the Night returns to Audi

The capital city’s largest dance extravaganza will return to the Concord City Auditorium this weekend. The 75th anniversary of Concord’s first dance recital will be the 29th Rhythm of the Night on Saturday at 7 p.m. Dancers from eight Concord-area studios come together for one great performance. See members of Concord Dance Academy, Creative Dance Workshop of Bow, Dancesteps Etc in Epsom, Eastern Ballet Institute, Gen’s Dance Studio,...

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Bulletin board: CRVNA offers programs, church plays jazz

CRVNA seeks hospice volunteers Concord Regional VNA is seeking hospice volunteers especially massage and reiki volunteers, and veteran volunteers to offer support to hospice patients. The next eight-week training session starts on Friday, Feb. 7, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Concord Regional VNA Hospice House, 240 Pleasant St. in Concord. Hospice volunteers assist with: Offering caregiver respite Reading to hospice patients Holding a hand and...

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Petar Leonard is young professional of month
Jan15

Petar Leonard is young professional of month

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s Concord Young Professionals Network introduces you to our “Young Professional of the Month,” Petar Leonard. 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? 34 years old. Where do you live? Concord, NH Where do you currently work? Orr & Reno, P.A. What’s your favorite part of your...

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Moment in Time
Jan15

Moment in Time

The sepia toned photograph, snow with an open sleigh, the people from the past, ready and on their way. Over the ancient roads, across each field of snow, the past simply  presented, with a box camera years ago. A moment in time, just a small look, a sleigh ride, over the bridge near the brook. The sepia toned photograph, snow with an open sleigh, a cherished photograph, from yesterday.   James W....

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Read Local: ‘Celibacy – A Love Story’
Jan15

Read Local: ‘Celibacy – A Love Story’

‘Celibacy – A Love Story: Memoir of a Catholic Priest’s Daughter,” by Peterborough author Mimi Bull, is out now via Bauhan Publishing and is available at Gibson’s Bookstore.   Born in the 1930s, a time when unmarried pregnant women were whisked off in secrecy and their babies given away, Mimi Bull grew up believing she’d been adopted by two women, a mother and daughter. Not until she was a mother herself did she learn that those...

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Victorian mystery has great plot
Jan15

Victorian mystery has great plot

The Vanishing Man By Charles Finch 2019/ 288 pages / historical mystery   Charles Lenox is a young nobleman living in London in 1853 who investigates mysteries as “a private sort of police officer.” He is asked by the illustrious Duke of Dorset to look into a theft of a painting of his great-grandfather. Charles accepts the case. But Charles is more interested in another painting that the thief has left behind. It is a smaller,...

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This week in Concord History: Jan. 15-22
Jan15

This week in Concord History: Jan. 15-22

Jan. 15, 1932: It’s a January thaw to remember: For the third day in a row, the temperature in Concord tops 60 degrees.   Jan. 15, 1992: In a front page editorial, Union Leader publisher Nackey Loeb offers some advice to President George Bush, who is paying the state a visit: “When you are up here, please do not give us any more of this ‘not to worry’ line. It’s not much comfort to people who have lost their jobs or are scared to...

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‘Art  and Bloom’ returns to League gallery
Jan15

‘Art and Bloom’ returns to League gallery

The Concord Garden Club will be hosting its 18th annual Art & Bloom exhibit from Jan. 16 to 18 in conjunction with the League of N.H Craftsmen. Art & Bloom will feature floral arrangements inspired by works by League craftsmen, which are on display during the League’s winter exhibit, “Hidden Treasure.” Taking their cue from pieces in the exhibit, garden club members and local floral professionals will create floral...

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