Week in Review: Town Caucus, Skiing Accident, Carjacking
Here's a look back at some of the top headlines on Concord Patch over the last week.
Concord's Town Caucus was held on Tuesday. Candidates who would like appear on the ballot in the March election may still do so, even if they were not nominated at the caucus, by turning in the proper paperwork to Town Clerk Anita Tekle by Jan. 17. Click here for an introduction to the candidates nominated at the Town Caucus, and keep an eye out for more in-depth candidate profiles in the coming weeks on Concord Patch.
Also on Tuesday, a 7-year-old girl on a trip with the Concord Recreational Ski Program fell 17-feet from a chair lift at the Nashoba Valley Ski Area. The girl was taken to UMass Medical Center in Worcester for reported back pain after the fall onto 2-feet of packed snow.
On Wednesday, we broke a story about a carjacking that took place at the Cumberland Farms on Thoreau Street. The victim in the incident was threatened with a hypodermic needled. By the end of the week, the car involved had been recovered, but the suspect was still at large.
The School Committee heard an update this week on the progress of the CCHS building project. The Building Committee reviewed the most recent draft of plans for the project this week, and announced the schedule set for interviewing and selecting a construction manager.
The Board of Selectmen and Town Moderator met this week to discuss the format for the three-night Town Meeting set for April 23-25.
On Friday, we featured an image gallery of pictures from downtown Concord taken Thursday morning when the area was pelted with the first noticeable snowfall of the year.
There were some interesting poll questions that got people talking this week, like: what did you name your dog in 2011; and who would you vote for if you participated in the New Hampshire primary election?