Column: Gerow Park still unfinished

May 11, 2023
Last fall, during one of many trips down Commonwealth Avenue, I noticed the town funded construction of “Gerow Park” appeared to have come to a halt. Construction vehicles and workers were nowhere

On April 19, remember the true sacrifices

March 30, 2023
This April 19 will not be just another day. April 19 will be the 248th anniversary of the first battle of the American Revolution. The day commemorates that fateful day back in

A Hockey Game

January 5, 2023
The recent article about Warner’s Pond brought back some memories of growing up in Concord… I grew up on lower Hubbard Street, down from the post office and around the corner from

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

December 21, 2022
DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. In 1897, 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s

Shop local this holiday season

December 1, 2022
Heralded for its august literary and historic past, Concord’s economy thrives, in part, on tourism dollars. But in recent years, the town has made a concerted effort to promote its commercial centers,

A tale of five lawnmowers

November 22, 2022
In the early 1950s, many of Concord’s fields and meadows were being transformed to welcome returning GI’s and their families. Capes and ranches were built. Maple and faster growing willow trees planted.

Concord keeps commitment to sustainability

November 22, 2022
By any measure, Concord stands out among Massachusetts towns for its commitment to sustainability. Sen. Mike Barrett touted the town’s progress at the opening of Concord Park, which includes modernized heating and