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Open Meeting Law complaint in Concord

Concord is in the midst of developing a long-range plan to help chart the town's future, but one resident is concerned aspects of developing that plan broke state law. In early September, Tanya Gailus filed an Open Meeting Law complaint with the state Attorney General's office against the Comprehens

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-17 21:26:47

Concord's Country Kitchen to close Dec. 15

For 36 years, Trish Irons has risen at 5 a.m. to get over to Country Kitchen, her small restaurant on Sudbury Road near the commuter rail tracks in West Concord. That early rise to get the kitchen ready for the lunch rush comes to an end in less than two months, because Irons is closing shop Dec. 15

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-17 18:49:11

Concord parking: Some Monument Street residents want input

A Concord resident said he and his neighbors have been shut out of a process that could have a negative impact on their lives. "It feels like the plan is being jammed down our throats without (public) input," Monument Street resident Richard Churchill told the Select Board Oct. 16. Churchill was one

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-17 16:08:37

Newbury Court in Concord to exhibit fiber arts, needlework

The Art Committee of Newbury Court is sponsoring a campus-wide exhibit of fiber arts and needlework, featuring more than 50 works from 35 participants, on display Oct. 23 through the end of the year in both north and south galleries at Newbury Court, 100 Newbury Court, Concord. The public is invited

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-17 15:36:31

Milldames of Concord host annual luncheon

The Milldames of Concord held their annual luncheon recently at The Nashawtuc Country Club. The luncheon opened with remarks by Pat Willard, president of Milldames, thanking all who contributed to making the event so enjoyable. Mary Kemp, vice president, introduced the guest speaker Christine Hillar

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-17 15:26:12

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery monument 'The Melvin' finally gets a makeover in Concord

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. is massive, and its marble is kept clean for millions of visitors. The Melvin Memorial in Concord is much smaller, and is showing its age. Some of the stonework is cracked and discolored from the sun, wind, rain and snow that battered this memorial since its

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-16 22:36:41

$1 Million Concord Home Hits Market

Address: 257 Prairie St, ConcordPrice: $995,000Square Feet: 2379Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1959Features: Kitchen and baths updated in 2017/full renovation in 2000! Fireplaced living rm, formal dining rm, sun-filled family rm, Cook's kitchen including stainless steel applianc

PATCH - 2017-10-17 02:42:00

Concord Art to present 'Space as Narrative'

Concord Center for the Visual Arts will present "Space as Narrative," an art exhibition curated by artist Joel Janowitz, Oct. 19 through Nov. 26, with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19, at 37 Lexington Road, Concord. The painted work varies in aesthetic concerns but is unified in express

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-16 17:44:42

Water fountains provide drinks for 'a wise man' in Concord

Concord was one of the first communities in the country to ban the sale of single-serve, plastic water bottles. Giving the effort more teeth, a group called Concord On Tap raised approximately $66,000 to pay for several new water fountains to encourage youth sports teams to drink Concord's tap water

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-16 17:43:35

Man Shot, Killed At Boston Holiday Inn Express

BOSTON, MA - A man was shot and killed overnight at a Holiday Inn Express in Dorchester, reports say. He was found a little after 4 a.m. on the fifth floor of the Boston Street hotel by police responding to a report of a shooting. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans told reporters it appears th

PATCH - 2017-10-17 11:41:08

Teen indicted in fatal shooting of 16-year-old student

Authorities say a teenager has been indicted on manslaughter and assault charges in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in suburban Boston. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Tuesday that 17-year-old Jonathan Perry will be arraigned Wednesday in Cambridge Juvenile Court. He was indicte

WCVB - 2017-10-17 18:07:00

5 Things to Do in and around SouthCoast

THURSDAY, OCT. 19 Sweet Temptations Wine and Food event at Seaport What: Better Community Living will host the 11th annual Sweet Temptations Wine and Food Event, supporting programs that serve adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The raffle and auction will be conduc

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-10-18 08:01:00

Shawsheen Tech College & Career Planning Night-10/19/17

The Shawsheen Valley Technical High School Guidance Department invites you to our annual College & Career Planning Night this Thursday (October 19th) from 6-8 pmin the GYM. All participants will receive a "College & Career Planning Guide", pen, College & Career Checklist, and a new Shawsheen Tech dr

PATCH - 2017-10-18 12:36:23

Powered by Girl: Creating the World We Want: The Power of Girl-Fueled Activism With Lyn Mikel Brown

Drawing from conversations with a diverse group of young activists and women who support them, Lyn Mikel Brown explores why girl-fueled activism is good for girls and good for the world. Through examples of actions and campaigns, we learn what experienced girl activists need from adults, how best to

PATCH - 2017-10-18 13:58:45

Event to discuss 'fixing U.S. democracy'

LEXINGTON - Many people think democracy in the U.S. is broken. An upcoming event will address this issue. "Fixing Our Broken Democracy: the Need for a Constitutional Amendment" will take place 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 21 at the Lexington Community Center, 39 Marrett Road. Organizers will take about a bi

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-17 23:52:33

Wayland Small Biz Profile: Fitness Together

WAYLAND, MA-After he studied biology at Hobart College and completed a dual-Masters program in exercise physiology and sports psychology at Ithaca College, Josh Rosenfeld moved to Boston and worked as a fitness director in a large gym. "I ultimately wanted a better setting for my team to focus on t

PATCH - 2017-10-18 03:58:37

Bedford Jobs: Careers In Sales, Media, Marketing

BEDFORD, MA - Looking for a job in your backyard? There are openings in the sales, marketing and media industries - and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Check out the 20 latest openings on our Patch Jobs Board, and don't forget to drop by our Patch Jobs Board for more listings. Consumer Sales Rep

PATCH - 2017-10-17 20:43:24

Fire at Oriental Foot Reflexology

Emergency personnel responded to a fire Sunday, Oct. 15, at Oriental Foot Reflexology, 875 Main St. Waltham. According to public records officer Sgt. Joseph Guigno, a passerby smelled smoke around 8 a.m. and called in the fire. Responders found smoldering debris at the back door. Smoke and water dam

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-17 17:28:46

Middlesex Community College Bedford to host open house

Middlesex Community College will host a Bedford Campus Open House at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 21, in the Bedford Campus Center, 591 Springs Road. Prospective students and their families, as well as adult learners interested in continuing their education, will have the opportunity to learn about MCC's degree

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-17 17:12:01

Lopez indicted on murder charge

Derrick Lopez of Waltham was formally indicted by a Grand Jury, and charged with murder, District Attorney Marian Ryan announced Tuesday, Oct. 17. Lopez, 18, was arrested July 15 in connection with the death of Christin Tobin, also of Waltham. Lopez, a Waltham High School graduate, was arraigned on

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-10-17 17:04:20