Some Modern Classical Recordings to Discover
In a recent article, I wrote about why I feel that a lot of contemporary classical music is boring .
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
No major damage in Littleton; other towns hard-hit after storms
Multiple lightning strikes on radio towers knocked out communications for Littleton police at the height of Monday afternoon's storms, as the town was under a tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service, according to Chief Matthew King.
Tornado Warning for Concord
A tornado warning was issued for Concord and surrounding communities Monday. The National Weather Service issued the warning at about 4:50 p.m. The warning was in effect until 5:30 p.m. "Go to a basement or interior room on lowest floor," the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency said in a statement .
Police Called for Dog Locked in Hot Car in Concord
Mon., June 30 8:55 a.m. A caller said the Citizens Bank on Main Street wasn't open.
Concord Ranked No. 30 Safest Community in Mass.
Concord was ranked No. 30 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
'Independence' tells in rich detail how the American Revolution grew
When were the seeds of the American Revolution sown? History, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Armchair Book Club: Summer reading with the kids
For me, summer is a time for two types of reading: breezing through lighter fare at the beach, and returning to classics.
Favorite Places: Minute Man National Historical Park in Lincoln is...
"It' embodies a spirit of willingness to risk your life for liberty. It's a great, inspiring work of art," said the park's chief of planning and communications.
What's Open, Closed on the Fourth of July in Concord
Wondering what's open and closed on the Fourth of July in Concord? Check out our partial list of openings and closings for the holiday: All city, state and federal offices are closed.
Sentinel & Enterprise
Reading to coincide with revolutionary anniversary
The Fitchburg Public Library and the Fitchburg Historical Society are joining the celebration of the Worcester Revolution of 1774 to bring a county-wide read of Ray Raphael's "First American Revolution: Beyond Lexington and Concord to Northern Worcester County" to Fitchburg.
The Town Talk
Commentary: Washington reluctantly took reins of Continental Army
On April 19, 1775, the American Revolution against the British Empire began with skirmishes between colonial militiamen in Lexington and Concord, Mass., and regular British Army units under the command of Lt.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Severe T-Storm Alert for Concord
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for Concord Wednesday afternoon. The National Weather Service declared the alert, which was in effect until 9 p.m. Heavy rain, strong winds, and hail were all possible, according to NWS.
Even mechanics know service department advisors quote unrealistic repair times
"Hi, welcome to John Q. Dealer's Toyota . What's that, you need an oil change? Okay, that's only going to take all week."
Tue Jul 01, 2014
7-Eleven Introduces New Doritos...Chicken Nugget?
By Ryan Sartor 7-Eleven has taken to Twitter in order to promote the release of Doritos Loaded , a mysterious new food stuff that will be making its world debut tomorrow, July 2, 2014.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Tartt, Goodwin awarded Carnegie medals
In this Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 file photo, author Doris Kearns Goodwin poses for a portrait at her home in Concord, Mass.
REVIEW: 'Perfectly Miserable; Guilt, God and Real Estate in a Small Town,' by Sarah Payne Stuart
NONFICTION: Sarah Payne Stuart's second memoir is an entertaining consideration of life in an old New England town and the author's attempt to redo childhood through her own children.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
PHOTOS: 2-Bed on White Pond
Location: 47 White Ave. Price: $859,000 Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 Living area: 2,038 sq.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
The Boston Public Library, Part IV
Originally established at 3A North Bennett Street in 1913, the North End Branch relocated to its present site at 25 Parmenter Street in May of 1965.