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...
The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Theater lovers should rejoice that once again plays and musicals will be returning to the stage. However, for many companies, those “stages” will feel more akin to Shakespeare’s Globe or Greece’s odeons. Many are planning for outdoor performances to increase capacity...

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...

Fusing food dreams into reality

Fusing food dreams into reality

While most of us were hunkered down at home, Miriam Kovacs decided to take a leap of faith and open her dream business, the Broken Spoon in Franklin. The restaurant was born from Kovacs’ Hungarian, Jewish and Sri Lankan roots, which have inspired all of the flavors on...

Facing surgery, making a promise

Facing surgery, making a promise

The following excerpt is from “Jeremy Woodward’s Story of Heart Failure to Victory,” a book recently released by the Concord native and fitness trainer. This chapter picks up in 2007 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston as Jeremy, then 25, prepares for open-heart...

Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever

Good friends once told us“When you move,It’s over.” Like watching ice cream meltWhen you carry itToo far. I thought it harsh.But they faded away,Leaving empty cones. Friendships are different now.Digital hugsWith alligator arms. Everyone is a BFF.“Forever” becoming A...

A fresh look at our roots

A fresh look at our roots

Concord has never been known as a large center for fruit and vegetable farming, but these crops have always been an important part of the agricultural economy. Farmers usually located orchards on the hillside, where the air moves freely and warm air pockets protect...

The Pinnacle of Concord

The Pinnacle of Concord

Local businesses and leaders recognized with annual awards The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s Pinnacle Awards Ceremony looked a bit different in 2020 but the significance of the event has not diminished. The contributions of this year’s honorees during a year...