Bulletin Board
Jun09

Bulletin Board

Back to the stage Starting June 11 and running through June 27, a mainstage production returns to Hatbox Theatre in Concord with a unique twist on classic characters. Sherlock Holmes is dead. Or so it is assumed. The world knows the great detective went over the falls at Reichenbach with his nemesis Professor Moriarty. But, as Holmes’ body was never retrieved, a number of frauds, fakes, and charlatans have come forward since to lay...

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Projects spruce streets, building
Jun09

Projects spruce streets, building

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 projectsFace 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 10, 1983: A celebration marks the opening of Eagle Square. Former mayor Martin Gross delivers a poem to mark the occasion. One stanza describes the Eagle Stable, which will soon be open in the Crystal Courtyard, a mini-mall for specialty foods: Your stable’s stalls, once equine halls, soon hungry souls will seek. No hay or mash but gourmet stash – an appetite boutique.     June 10, 1900: A Concord police officer...

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Poem: They
Jun09

Poem: They

The sun sets, on this hallowed little hill, people come and visit, again, and again till. They stop and remember, recall the days from the past, wish life was more forgiving, from the first day to the last. They take the time to reflect, some, they do pray, talk to those departed, wish they were not away. They smile as they recall, planting a flower while on a knee, only remember the best moments, old thoughts of what might be. They...

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Book: Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation
Jun09

Book: Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation By Gareth Hinds (103 pages, graphic novel, 2017) If this book had been around when I was in middle school, I most certainly would have had a copy of it on my nightstand. In this graphic novel adaptation, artist Gareth Hinds illustrates some of the most beloved Edgard Allan Poe stories (The Masque of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart)...

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Book: Fiends on the Other Side
Jun09

Book: Fiends on the Other Side

Fiends on the Other Side By Vera Strange (202 pages, juvenile fiction, 2020) This quick read is for those who like books about magic and shadows coming to life. This children’s suspense book about a Disney villain reads a lot like Goosebumps. The villain, the Shadow Man, will intrigue you. From his purple dust to the way words twist off his tongue. And why does he want the necklace Jamal’s Grandmother left him when she died? It’ll...

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