Warner’s Pond clean-up options

For centuries, Concordians have enjoyed the 54 acres of silver-green waters and wooded isles of Warner’s Pond, sometimes called the Gateway to West Concord. Town history has unfolded along the pond’s shores,…

Her world is her oysters

Concord woman takes on Cuttyhunk Island shellfish business

Charmaine Gahan said the first time she captained a boat and crossed Buzzards Bay herself, she had a sense of trepidation. But she got to…

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…

Heat wave in November

With Concord temperatures at an unseasonably warm 70, this local painting crew seized the opportunity to finish work on a house on Cottage Street in West Concord. It was a beautiful day…

Pumpkin composting is a smashing success

Recently, a crowd of local kids descended on a local farm with baseball bats and hammers to smash nearly 6,000 pounds of pumpkins. Were they hoodlums? No — climate champions!  Nearly 500…