Thursday, April 11, 2013
During one of golf's biggest weekends, a taste of Augusta National here in Concord.
The Liberty restaurant at Concord’s Colonial Inn is teeing up a taste of Augusta National in honor of the Masters--perhaps the PGA’s most famous golf tournament--opening today in Georgia. Azalea cocktails and a peach cobbler tart are among the Masters-inspired items joining the menu from today, April 11, through the tournament’s final round on Sunday. Liberty’s chef Cassie Pianowski will be serving up a taste of the south in the form of a peach cobbler tart featuring flambéed peaches, orange graham cracker ice cream and cinnamon crème. The restaurant will also offer an azalea cocktail, which combines gin, lemon and pineapple juice and a splash of grenadine. Inside the Forge Tavern, bartenders like Emily Roux will be mixing up azalea …
Monday, April 8, 2013
A win over Weston and a loss to Westford last week for the Patriots.
The following information was provided on behalf of CCHS Girls Lacrosse. Junior Captain Allie Barrett scored two goals and added four assists, while Sophomore Lexi Goodhue punched in five goals as Concord-Carlisle defeated Dual County League Small rival Weston 16-12 on Thursday. The Patriots broke out with a fast run early as Allie Barrett, Becca Olsen, Jenna Carlton, Emma Mahoney and Lexi Goodhue all found the back of Weston’s net within the first seven minutes of the game while the Wildcats scrambled to only muster a goal making it a 5-1 game. But Weston found their game winning the next seven draw controls and fought back to bring the game back within one goal. In an attempt to change the Wildcat’s momentum CC increased their …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
The Boston Marathon is fast approaching. Let us know if you're running, and if you're running to fundraise for a particular cause.
Marathon Monday is fast approaching, and we're working to compile a list of all Concord residents running on Patriots' Day. According to the Boston Athletic Association, there are currently 15 runners from Concord registered to run the 2013 Boston Marathon: If you are, or know, a Concord resident running the marathon this year not included above, leave your/their name in the comments section below, and if you're running for charity, tell us about it and include a link to your online fundraising profile. As the marathon gets closer, we'll share your information on the site.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Concord Patch this season.
Spring sports in Concord are set to begin the first week of April with many teams looking to build on their success in 2012. Around town, youth sports are also underway and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights from this spring with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to show their team spirit on Concord Patch. News about any team -- high school, middle school, rec. teams, etc. – is welcome! Here's how you can share news about your sports team this fall: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
After graduating 10 seniors from last year's squad, a young and dynamic CC varsity girls outfit will look to start strong against in next Tuesday's season-opener against Wellesley.
Thursday, March 28
The following was provided on behalf of the Concord-Carlisle High School girls lacrosse program. Even as Winter Storm Ukko blanketed much of New England this past week, spring lacrosse was on the minds of many as girls lacrosse officially began at Concord Carlisle High School on March 18. This year’s varsity team is expected to have a very different look and feel as many new faces have been added to counter last season’s 10 graduated seniors. Fortunately, CCHS will return a number of seasoned starters, including senior captains Kate Wyeth and Maddie Holmes, junior Captain Allie Barrett and juniors Becca Olsen, Emma Brandhorst and Emma Mahoney. Also returning will be sophomores Jenna Carlton and Lexi Goodhue. CC went 12-7 last year, were …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Has: wooden bats. Wants: new members.
The club folklore goes something like this: "On July 4, 1879, the Concord Base Ball Club played a team from Boston on the Concord Grounds, located directly behind the train Depot on Thoreau Street. In April 2011, this program was resurrected." In its current form, the Concord Baseball Club appeals to men over the age of 45 who still haven't outgrown their love of the game. There are 22 such men on the current roster, and the Club is actively seeking new members. According to a press release provided by the Club, the group gathers on the diamond at Emerson Field one or two mornings a week from early April through end of October. "It's a very relaxed, unstructured program that features long toss, batting practice, shagging fly balls and …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Auditions will be held in Gillette Stadium's Dana Farber Field House. Registration begins at 10 a.m.
The New England Patriots cheerleaders will hold an open audition for the 2013 squad on Saturday, March 2. Women who are at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED are invited to audition. The auditions will take place in Gillette Stadium’s Dana Farber Field House. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Candidates will perform two designated routines and a freestyle combination. They will be judged on dance ability, showmanship, overall appearance and level of physical fitness. Judges will narrow the field to up to 65 participants to be invited back for final auditions on Saturday, March 16. For more information on the audition process, click here. The 2013 Patriots Cheerleading Squad will be comprised of approximately 24-30 …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Concord-Carlisle will look to tame the Tanners of Woburn at 7 p.m. tonight, Feb. 27, in the MIAA Boys North Division 2 tournament.
After an impressive 2012-2013 campaign that saw the Concord-Carlisle boys varsity basketball team turn in a tidy 14-6 record, the CCHS squad will look to leverage that regular season success into a postseason run. First order of business: Taming the Woburn Tanners. The No. 7 seed Patriots will play host to the No. 10 Woburn at tonight in the first round of the MIAA North Division 2 Tournament. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. at Concord-Carlisle High School. The winner of tonight’s contest moves on to a quarterfinals matchup against the winner of tomorrow night’s tilt between No. 2 North Andover and No. 15 Latin Academy.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian recently lost a bet over the AFC Championship game.
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian followed through on a promise and delivered New England Clam Chowder to the Waltham-based REACH Beyond Domestic Violence on Tuesday, Jan. 29. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Koutoujian, who lives in Waltham, delivered the chowder to the domestic violence assistance organization to pay off the bet he made with Baltimore Sheriff John Anderson over the outcome of the AFC Championship football game during which the New England Patriots lost to the Baltimore Ravens. The chowder will go to domestic violence victims. “REACH is an organization with whom I have had a long affiliation. While I may have lost the wager, there is no reason both REACH and House of Ruth Maryland should not be winners,” …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Rounding up Fenn's recent athletic action.
Wednesday, January 23
The following was provided on behalf of Fenn School. A five-goal outburst by Fenn's Will Robertson (Concord) vaulted Fenn School's Varsity hockey team to victory last week over a visiting Shore/Brookwood squad. Fenn wasted no time on Wednesday in getting started against visiting Shore/Brookwood, jumping out to a 5-0 first period lead en route to a 6-1 win. Robertson (Concord) scored five goals and Garren LaPlante (Stow) added a single tally. Jack Tyrie (Winchester) picked up the victory in his first Fenn career start. Against a hungry Fay team on Friday, Fenn suffered its first setback of the season. Fenn struggled with possession and was unable to sustain pressure in the offensive zone, while Fay took advantage of its second chances. …