A celebration of culture, community

Overcomers Refugee Services is presenting New Hampshire’s first Umuganda on June 25 at Keach Park in Concord. Overcomers works to unite all cultures, foster mutual respect and understanding, and build a stronger community for all. Since many of the New Americans in the Concord community are from Rwanda, Overcomers is putting on Umuganda, an event with deep roots in Rwandan culture. This participatory event will be open to the public...

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This week in Concord history

June 23, 1823: The New Hampshire Historical Society, formed earlier in the year in Portsmouth, moves to Concord. It will occupy a room in the State House for three years before moving to North Main Street near Ferry Street. June 23, 1785: A committee is appointed to lay out Main Street in Concord. A final report won’t be drafted until 1798. June 24, 2002: The state Supreme Court, casting aside partisan politics and assuming a key...

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