The Voice of N.H.

The Voice of N.H.

Laura Knoy first considered leaving The Exchange in 2020, shortly after wrapping up her election coverage of the New Hampshire primary. She thought the show’s coverage of the tumultuous election was well-received and leaving at the 25-year mark would be a nice, round...
A farewell to fleeting moments

A farewell to fleeting moments

Here, at Around Concord magazine, we like to look ahead to tell you about all the adventures and options that await. Sometimes, though, we have to look back, even if it’s only to reflect on the meaningful moments. We ran into this photograph taken in the middle of...
Destination  Disc Golf

Destination  Disc Golf

What took root decades ago as a college cult sport has slowly made its way into the mainstream as a competitive pursuit for serious players or a fun weekend outing for first-timers. Disc golf has always formed the basis of its sports around the rigid rules found on...
Game On

Game On

Last summer there were virtual road races, limited capacity events and socially distanced activities. Not every restriction has been lifted, but this summer marks a return to the action when it comes to sports to play and watch around Concord. Running The always...
Fast Faves with Dan Andrus 

Fast Faves with Dan Andrus 

While driving through Concord 15 years ago, Dan Andrus said to his wife, Cheryl, “This is it. This is where I would like to be more than any place.” Two years later, that dream came true. As the former fire chief for the city of Concord and now the director of...
Space for creativity

Space for creativity

Last February, Making Matters NH opened its doors in Concord, aiming to be a makerspace “for the community, by the community,” according to its president Jared Reynolds.The coronavirus pandemic set them back somewhat; barely a month after opening, the makerspace had...