The Fourth of July issue

Jun 28, 2011
12:00 AM
the food snob

A night of Lebanese delights

There are few things in this world that the Food Snob loves more than a good kabob. So, when the Snob heard rumors about Washington Street Cafe's new five-course Lebanese dinner offerings on Friday nights, I was naturally intrigued.As cultured as the Snob is when it comes to all things food, I had never tried Lebanese fare. The Snob, however, is an avid fan - and close personal friend…

Jun 28, 2011
12:00 AM
International concord

Meet Methuselah: student, grocery bagger, Concord resident

Methuselah Doe is an immigrant from Liberia who lives in Concord. Many in town may recognize his smiling face from Hannaford, where he works bagging groceries and rounding up the carts.What brought you to New Hampshire?I won the immigrant lottery in my country to come here. I was born in Liberia and raised there, too.What do you miss about your home country?Liberia has a truly unique…

Jun 28, 2011
12:00 AM

This Week in Concord History

June 28, 1853 - James O. Lyford is born. He will become a journalist and politician and write histories of Concord and Canterbury.June 29, 1988 - The Concord Planning Board approves construction of the Steeplegate Mall on Loudon Road. Downtown merchants, wary of Manchester's experience, have the jitters.June 30, 1944 - More than three weeks after D-Day, dreaded telegrams reach Concord homes bringing news of casualties in the Allied invasion of Europe. They include a paratrooper and an Army lieutenant who are both missing and Lt. Guy Gowen, a 24-year-old infantry patrol leader who had reached…

Jun 28, 2011
12:00 AM
Bulletin Board

"Egypt Today"

Nabil Migalli, a native of Egypt, will discuss "Egypt Today" in a brown bag luncheon sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on July 21 at the Wesley Methodist Church on Clinton Street from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Part of the day will include the showing of the film "The Yacoubian Building," which is based on a novel of the same name by Alan Al Asway and is the highest-budgeted film in the history of Egyptian cinema. The fee for this event is $5. Those attending should bring a brown bag sandwich, but snacks, desserts and beverage will be provided.Migalli's dialogue will focus on the dynamic…

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