Select Board solidifies Town Meeting warrant

The Select Board held a short hearing this week covering three articles.

One article seeks to “confirm the authorization to apply for participation” in the state’s Fossil Fuel-Free Demonstration Project. Concord is applying…

Preliminary Assessments 2023

Fiscal Year 2023 Preliminary assessments of Concord residential and commercial properties.
The tax rate will be finalized after the Select Board classification hearing on November 23, 2022. The meeting is scheduled to begin…

Unfinished Gerow Park opening on hold

In the summer of 2017 Carlene Hempel was in Maine on vacation when she speed-dialed Steve Irza. “I had just found out that the Gerow property on the shore on Warner’s Pond…

Young inventor starts business full of leaves

While in the midst of burning a beautiful weekend clearing his yard of leaves last year, Alex Marciente, Jr., had an epiphany. Well, not an epiphany, so much as a realization that…

Middle School Building Committee

Middle School Building Committee plans forums, coffee hours  There will be a Special Town Meeting January 19, 2023 at 7 p.m. for Concord residents to decide whether to approve increased funding for…

Schünemann is chamber’s business person of the year

The Concord Chamber of Commerce held their annual dinner in October, featuring something that’s been missing the past couple years due to Covid: dinner, with people! Congratulations to Jennifer Schünemann, from Discover…

West Village Tavern Mixes Local and Metro

Two local men have partnered with the Wellesley Restaurant Group to open the West Village Tavern at 13 Commercial Street, the former site of the regional chain 99 Restaurant and Pub. “It’s…

Affordable housing team to regroup

Disappointed by the termination of the Christopher Heights at Junction Village affordable housing project, housing advocates in Concord are turning their focus to the future of the 12.5-acre parcel owned by the…