Between preparing Thanksgiving dinner and getting your holiday shopping underway, it was a busy week here in Concord. Here's a look at some of this past week's headlines.
On Monday, we saw a preview of the annual Holiday House Tour, hosted by the Guild of Volunteers of the Concord Museum. Click here for more information on where to get your tickets for the tour, scheduled for this Saturday, Dec. 3.
Chief Barry Neal of the Concord Police Department also announced on Monday that his department will be conducting alcohol compliance checks at all licensed establishments now through the end of the year.
On Tuesday, Holy Family Parish shared some photos of their Turkey Truck campaign from the previous weekend, which collected more than 250 Thanksgiving turkeys to be donated to families in the Greater Boston area.
On Wednesday, the students of Concord Middle School pledged to Stand Together against bullying in their school and community. For three days, sixth, seventh, and eighth graders participated in a myriad of programs designed to highlight the different faces of bullying, and teach kids how not only to avoid such situations, but to intervene and help prevent them from occurring in the first place.
On Thursday, we brought you a video greeting from Verrill Farm co-owner Stephen Verrill, who spoke about all that goes into preparing for the holiday at the farm and what he is thankful for this year.
Friday saw an image gallery featuring more than two dozen photos from the CCHS Patriots' Thanksgiving Day game against the Bedford Buccaneers. CCHS won the Turkey Day matchup 34-7.
Yesterday was Small Business Saturday, and we heard from some of the members of the Concord Independent Business Alliance, as well as State Rep. Cory Atkins, D-Concord, on the importance of supporting locally owned and operated businesses.