Easter events and activities
Mar30

Easter events and activities

Follow the bunny Follow the Bunny is a new Intown Concord event bringing families to explore downtown Concord and celebrate springtime and the warmer weather to come. Follow the Bunny is scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 3, from 11  a.m. to 2 p.m. Intown Concord will be at the State House Lawn and will provide free games and crafts for families to enjoy until 12:30 p.m. Children will have the chance to decorate their own treat...

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Outdoor dining returns to Concord
Mar30

Outdoor dining returns to Concord

The Concord City Council approved the renewal of temporary expanded outdoor dining in the City of Concord. This temporary program is an effort to address the impacts of the pandemic on local restaurants. The 2021 season will run from April 1 through Nov. 15. Intown Concord has put together a list of restaurants that will be participating in the 2021 outdoor dining season. Here’s who had been added to the list as of Monday: Buffalo...

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Poem: Old Summer
Mar30

Poem: Old Summer

  The cabin in the woods, my time as a child, life was simple then, thoughts so very mild. Family was together, sepia-toned memories still remain, the years may have faded, thoughts of the old cabin the same. Pelting rain on old glass windows, chilling wind off the lake, cooking over the open fire, s’mores we did make. Laughter of children, and adults too, my first-time fishing, looking at the stars with you. Sometimes thoughts...

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Scene from 1952
Mar30

Scene from 1952

One of the youngest citizens of Concord is shown receiving her vaccination from the Concord Health Officer in the year 1952. The Health Department vaccinated 385 Concord children in 1952 at multiple immunization clinics around the city.

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Book: A magical journey begins
Mar30

Book: A magical journey begins

The Magician’s NephewBy C.S. Lewis(202 pages, children’s fiction, 1955)Digory and Polly meet in London in the summer of 1900, in the garden of one of their houses. They discover that there is an attic passageway between their houses, row houses that are all connected. They start to explore the passage, but accidentally open a door into Digory’s Uncle’s study. Uncle Andrew is an eccentric man who calls himself a magician. Uncle Andrew...

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City Newsletter: Signs of spring appear
Mar30

City Newsletter: Signs of spring appear

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: Beaver Meadow  The driving range at Beaver Meadow Golf Course is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stay tuned for a full golf course opening announcement. For membership and other information, visit bmgc.golf. Street Sweeping The nice weather has...

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This week in Concord history

April 1, 2003: Gov. Craig Benson launches his Adopt-a-School program, a campaign promise that essentially builds on longtime state and local efforts to connect schools with businesses. The governor’s project will link businesses with schools around the state in an effort to strengthen communities, supplement curriculum and show students that they might one day use what they learn in school.   April 1, 2000: Concord’s Matt Bonner...

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Book: Whimsical hats
Mar30

Book: Whimsical hats

The Magic Hat ShopBy Sonja Wimmer(children picture book, 2016) A mysterious hat shop appears one day, providing hats perfectly suited to their wearers’ personalities, balancing extremes and bringing greater happiness into their wearers’ lives.But what will happen when the hats are taken off — or worse, blown away in the wind? This simple tale highlights the power of the individual in becoming who they wish to be. A fun, simple read,...

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