THE OBSERVER:
Springtime, Love and Baseball

My class in school was the beginning of the baby boomers in Concord. My parents were married at the George Wheeler Farm on Rt 117, Nine Acre Corner, in May 1945. My…

A Hockey Game

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 Emerson…

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

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 Sun, and…

Shop local this holiday season

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

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

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…