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Retiring police Chief Joe O’Connor spoke at a recent Concord-Carlisle Human Rights Council meeting. Courtesy photo.

O’Connor values human rights

December 14, 2022
The Concord-Carlisle Human Rights Council hosted a reception on Dec. 4 to honor and hear perspectives from Concord Police Chief Joseph O’Connor. O’Connor shared his personal reflections on his career and the
Officer Cara Paladino, l., with Select Board member Terri Ackerman and DEI co-chairman Josh Lee.

Community, police talk diversity, inclusion

December 14, 2022
The DEI Commission tackles discrimination in business, schools and housing “This needs to keep happening,” said Josh Lee, co-chair of the town’s DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) Commission at a meeting with

Strolling for the holidays through West Concord

December 14, 2022
Window shoppers take a peek at the offerings inside of Joy Street Life & Home during the West Concord Holiday Stroll. Inside the balsam-scented Joy Street Life & Home, customers browsed candies

Housing Production Plan:
a comprehensive strategy

December 9, 2022
Housing has been a hot topic in town since longer than anyone can remember. Maybe it started at Concord’s founding when Europeans “purchased” land from indigenous people; or when the railroad rolled

Beantown hepcats rock the town

December 9, 2022
On Sunday night, with the newly-lit Concord holiday tree sparkling sky high, the Beantown Swing’s rhythm section was in the pocket for three wild sets. Brass and wind sections pumped the crowd’s
Georg Ove Andersen Mathiesen, Eva Margrethe Andersen Mathiesen, and Iris and Elliot Cameron make friends with Frosty the Snowman in downtown Concord Sunday. See a photo spread of the tree lighting festivities

Tree lighting ignites a crowd of hundreds

December 9, 2022
The annual tree lighting was a huge success this year, with a large cheerful crowd and a variety of performances and activities. Festivities were coordinated by the town's Recreation Department, and supported