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Ray Duckler: An event is held to help spike domestic violence

Thursday, October 2, 2014

I exposed a cover-up within the Concord Police Department last night. Evidence suggests Lt. Timothy O’Malley has ugly toes. He refused to take his athletic socks off, breaking a rule in the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event, which featured men walking downtown in heels to raise money in the fight against domestic and sexual violence. The issue is … 1

The Insiders: Want to know more about Mount Everest? Here’s your chance

Thursday, October 2, 2014

If you’re among the people in this world who actually seek out extreme thrills, then climbing Mount Everest has to be high on your list …

Chamber group brings site-specific composition to Kimball House at Capitol Center for the Arts

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Not many people walk into a bedroom and find a vibraphone, let alone a vibraphonist, waiting there. Or pass through the living room to find …

The Insiders: Become a detective like you read about at the library today

Saturday, September 27, 2014

If you’ve watched as many episodes of Law and Order as we have, you know certain things about the criminal justice process: Suspects love weaving recklessly through back alleys, major case breakthroughs usually follow dramatic violin interludes, and every couple of seasons you have to hire a new …

Music review: Nothing surprising on Yorke’s surprise LP

Saturday, September 27, 2014

There’s been a group out there defending Thom Yorke for 15 years now. They’re a hardy but dwindling lot, holding the line as fickle fans became more and more disinterested watching the increasingly inscrutable Radiohead frontman float off …

Ready, set, go! Weekend road races in and around Concord

Friday, September 26, 2014

Healthy Kids, colon cancer, organizational fundraisers, ovarian cancer, memorials: There is no shortage of causes benefiting from a road race these days, and this weekend is no different. According to, there are 24 different types of races …

PHOTOS: 138th Deerfield Fair

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The 138th annual Deerfield Fair kicked off yesterday. …

The Insiders: Buy a T-shirt and get Connolly Tough

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Going for a nice walk is considered a good thing. It allows us to get fresh air and a little exercise at the same time, something we can all agree that we need more of. But if you …

Netflix goes on a ‘Mission’

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Netflix already has found success branching out from its earliest business model with such addictive series as Orange Is the New Black and House of Cards, not to mention an upcoming collaboration with Judd Apatow. But the company …

The Insiders: Mike Morin has a story to tell, so you should go listen

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

We never condone death threats or burying someone alive, but in reality sometimes those kinds of things make for a good story. Especially when they happen to the same person. And if you think those make for a good conversation starter, you should hear all of the other …

Do this: Theater, silent films and the Concord Reads kickoff

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Greg Gathers and Marguerite Mathews of the Pontine Theatre come to the Pierce Manse tonight at 7 for “The Power of Community and Sarah Orne Jewett.” The latest installment of the 2014 Brigade Lectures Series uses the work of Jewett, a 19th-century author, to tell stories about New …

Think your favorite show will be axed? Don’t panic

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The beginning of the fall television season always brings with it a combination of delight and terror. A profusion of new programs means plenty of opportunities to fall in love with fresh sets of characters and storylines. But these chances at fresh fictional romance also bring with them …

Really unreal: Familiar, unfamiliar mix in exhibit spanning the career of M.C. Escher

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Can a floor be a ceiling? Can stairways go up and up and still lead back to the same place? M.C. Escher thought so. Mention M. C. Escher and most people think of his physically impossible images of … 1