Man dies in Walden Pond drowning

July 18, 2024
UPDATED: Preliminary information suggests the man was outside the designated swim area and had been seen wearing snorkeling gear. 


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Mary Ann Muscato, 89

July 19, 2024
Mary Ann Muscato, a lifelong Concord resident, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2024 at the age of 89.

Rhoda Miller, 92

July 19, 2024
Rhoda Miller passed away on July 12, 2024, after a long and charmed life of almost 93 years.

Robert Lessey Fish, 87

July 17, 2024
Robert passed away peacefully on June 27, surrounded by his family at their summer home in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

Robert Freeman McKown, 87

July 16, 2024
Robert Freeman McKown, 87, of Concord, passed away on July 12, 2024, surrounded by his loving family.

Thomas L. Neff, 80

July 15, 2024
Dr. Thomas L. Neff, the father of the deal that turned more than 20,000 Russian nuclear warheads into U.S. electricity, died on Thursday in Concord.

Joanne (Barrett) Sliney, 88

July 15, 2024
Joanne Frances (Barrett) Sliney of Hampton, New Hampshire, a former Lexington and Concord resident, died at age 88 on July 9, 2024.

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