About

Around Concord is published by the Concord Monitor. With an emphasis on fine writing from local contributors and outstanding images from area photographers, Around Concord is designed to reach an upscale audience with a signature mix of topics to both inform and entertain. Every issue contains beautiful features along with informative departments written by area experts on wine, travel, outdoor activities, financial matters, the local arts scene, and more. Around Concord is targeted to the 35+ age demographic, which represents 53% of the total population with an average household income of $79,000+ throughout the magazine’s area. Over 7000 + copies are distributed by both mail and sold at several retail locations throughout Concord, Canterbury, Bow and Hopkinton. Your advertising message will be seen in our extremely attractive format by an influential and affluent local consumer.

Around Concord is sold in Concord at Gibson’s Bookstore (S. Main Street Concord), The Concord Food Co-Op (S. Main Street Concord), Cracker Barrell Store (Hopkinton), and BAM (Fort Eddy Road Plaza). It is also distributed to local hotels, inns and waiting rooms.

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If you want to subscribe to the print edition of Around Concord, please call us at 603-369-3212.

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Around Concord is an extraordinary publication uniquely tailored to provide insightful reporting, heart-of-the-matter photography, arts, culture, and thoughts about our wonderful community. With an emphasis on fine writing and original thought from local contributors, Around Concord is designed to reach upscale professional readers with a signature mix of topics to both inform and entertain. Over 7000+ copies are distributed by mail and also sold at several retail locations throughout Concord, Canterbury, Bow, and Hopkinton. Your advertising message will be seen in our extremely attractive format by an influential and affluent local consumer.

Around Concord is targeted to the 35+ age demographic which represents 53% of the total population with an average median household income of $79,000+ throughout the magazine’s area. These are the consumers that control the discretionary dollars so desired by those businesses that focus on that segment of the retail market.

Interested in advertising in Around Concord? Please contact us here for more information and download our Rate Card in PDF format.

Submissions

The Concord Monitor, publisher of Around Concord, is interested in any article, query, story idea, photography, or photo essay that has to do with the Concord area, including outlying communities. We are interested in providing well-written, accurately researched stories that educate, inform, and excite the reader about the many offerings, personalities, and aspects of this unique region.

To publish your article you should first send a query via email. It needn’t be long but should include the following:

Briefly outline your subject and explain how the material will be treated.

  • Is the subject seasonal?
  • What is the approximate word count?
  • Are there sidebar opportunities?
  • We will respond in a timely manner and will notify you of the query’s acceptance and the details and requirements of publication.

Our text rates for feature articles range from $250 to $450 depending on the length and research involved in preparing the story. Features typically run from 1,500 to 2,000 words. We pay approximately $150 for our departments, which run from 850-1,000 words. Some of our departments include Smart Money, Wine Watch, Bright Ideas, and Local Flavors, as well as new and existing businesses and interesting people and events.

Please make all submissions here. The Concord Monitor would like to guarantee the accuracy of our articles, so please include a list of your sources’ names, numbers, or emails of people who can confirm the facts, as well as books or other sources used in writing the article.

We reserve the right to edit all manuscripts. A kill fee of $75 will be offered when an article is deemed not suitable for publication. Thank you for thinking of Around Concord.