Bulletin board: Find something to entertain yourself
Jun04

Bulletin board: Find something to entertain yourself

Virtual event launches ‘In the Heights’ Before Hamilton became a global phenomenon, before Lin-Manuel Miranda became a household name, a little show called In the Heights shook up Broadway with its hip-hop and salsa soundtrack and big, bilingual heart. In the new book In the Heights: Finding Home, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes, and Jeremy McCarter tell the story of the show’s humble beginnings, from rehearsals in a...

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City news: Enjoy biking around capital
Jun04

City news: Enjoy biking around capital

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: City news and projects Face covering ordinance: The City of Concord’s face coverings ordinance expired on June 1, 2021. City Council encourages anyone eligible to get vaccinated and to continue to follow the recommendations set forth by...

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This week in Concord history

June 4, 2001: The Concord School Board approves a policy prohibiting students on sports teams or in clubs from attending gatherings where other students are using alcohol or drugs. If students are caught – regardless of whether they were drinking or getting high – they, along with a parent or guardian, will have to meet with a school counselor to discuss the risks associated with alcohol and drug abuse.   June 4, 1819: A great...

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Exhibit: Great and small adventure
Jun04

Exhibit: Great and small adventure

New Hampshire Art Association artist Sarah Cail will have her photographs on display in an exhibit titled, “Images made from Adventures Great and Small,” at the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center beginning June 22.When Cail first came up with the title of her show almost a year ago, she said she could not have predicted that she would have a gallery showing of photographs created from very small adventures.She was...

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Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen
Jun04

Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen

Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen By Ana Whitelock (402 pages, nonfiction, 2009)   You may have heard of her, Mary, “Bloody Mary.” Not to be confused with the urban legend. Though this Mary does have blood on her hands. How could someone burn 300 people and yet wash the feet of the poor? Mary Tudor is a contrasting character. She is pious to the utmost. Loyal to her husband. Kind in her faith. But go against her faith or her...

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Growing Old
Jun04

Growing Old

Growing Old By Elizabeth Marshall Thomas (224 pages, biography, 2020)   Although we don’t like to think about it, we all grow older. Maybe you are on that threshold or know someone who is already there. Wherever you may be in the process, you will enjoy Elizabeth Marshall Thomas’ humor on the subject of growing old with grace and dignity. Elizabeth Marshall Thomas is a New Hampshire author. She has spent her life observing animal...

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