1908
Jan21

1908

A look back over a century to South Main Street. This photograph depicts the Huntwood Terrace located at 28 South Main Street in Concord. Mr. Woodbury Hunt constructed this building to house his successful picture publishing business. He employed many of our local ancestors and captured the essence of the era with a very skillful eye as he photographed many local scenes. James W. Spain

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City manager’s newsletter: What you need to know for primary voting

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: Absentee ballots Absentee ballots for the Feb. 11, 2020, Presidential Primary Election are available from the city Cclerk’s office. Residents who are unable to vote at the polls on Election Day, due to absence from town, religious...

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Meet author Paula Munier

Author Paula Munier will return to Gibson’s Bookstore on Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. with her latest novel Blind Search. Former Army MP Mercy Carr and her retired bomb-sniffing dog Elvis are back in the sequel to the page-turning, critically acclaimed A Borrowing of Bones: A Mercy Carr Mystery! It’s October, hunting season in the Green Mountains, and the Vermont wilderness has never been more beautiful or more dangerous. Especially for...

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Black Ice Pond Hockey postponed, then not
Jan21

Black Ice Pond Hockey postponed, then not

When it comes to the Black Ice Pond Hockey Tournament, without good quality ice to play hockey on, you’ve just got a black pond at White Park. Which is why this year’s tournament was nearly postponed from Jan. 24 to 26 until Feb. 7 through 9. Record high temps on Jan. 11 and 12 really did a number on the ice and though the air temperatures quickly dropped to the 20s, it’s continued to be sunny, which can keep the ice from firming up....

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Lining up shots for David’s House
Jan21

Lining up shots for David’s House

For the second time in two years the “King Of Pubs” pool series came back to Concord in support of the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth’s the David’s House. Players from the tri-state area converged on the Pit Road Lounge on Loudon Road for a the three-day event concluding the series. Pool players compete in different pubs and taverns  for 15 weeks adding up points and shows and winning cash and prizes throughout the series. There are...

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Winter fun in downtown Concord
Jan21

Winter fun in downtown Concord

Intown Concord will be bringing back its Winter Fest for a second year this weekend. Festivities will run Jan. 24 to 25. There will also be some bonus fun as early as Wednesday, Jan. 23. Residents and visitors alike are invited to enjoy festivities, including an ice carving competition and demonstrations, themed ice bars, outdoor activities for all ages, and more at The Hotel Concord, O Steaks & Seafood, and multiple venues...

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Reach the stars
Jan21

Reach the stars

172 Hours on the Moon By Johan Harstad 2012/YA fiction The truth is out there, and a group of teenagers is going to run head-first into it. NASA knows the only way to revive the space program is … sending teenagers to the moon. Nothing will get more publicity than that. For Midori it means the escape she has been looking for. Antoine wants to clear his head of the girl of his dreams, and the only way to do that is to leave the planet....

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Bulletin board: Add health, money, history to your to do list

CRVNA offers Walk-In Wednesday Concord Regional VNA offers Walk-In Wednesday on Jan. 22 from 10 a.m. to Noon at Horseshoe Pond Place Senior Resource Center, 26 Commercial Street in Concord. Walk-In Wednesday is held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the same time. Walk-In Wednesday is an opportunity to get your questions answered. A Concord Regional VNA team member is available to meet with people individually regarding their...

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This week in Concord history
Jan21

This week in Concord history

Jan. 22, 2002: In a special election in Penacook held to fill the city council and state representative seats left vacant by Dave Poulin, who died suddenly two months previously, Liz Blanchard reeds in more than four times as many as her opponent, Myril Cox, and becomes the new Ward 1 city councilor.   Jan. 22, 2001: The Concord School Board names Chris Rath the superintendent of the city’s schools. A former principal at Rundlett...

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