It is not unusual for a line to form outside the Salvation Army Cedar Street office on the first day of sign-ups for the popular Christmas Assistance program, but the rush of people who lined up Monday forced the organization to close its doors earlier than planned, says Captain Miriam Rader. Along with her husband, Capt. Herbert Rader, they are overseeing their fourth Christmas giving event at the community center. READ MORE
The radiothon raises funds to benefit children and families served by Child and Family Services of NH. Proceeds will be used to fulfill holiday wishes of local children in need and to support critical services to children and families, and thereby solve social problems. READ MORE
Lawrence Stone consented to a vehicle search and multiple allegedly stolen items were recovered, to include oil burner nozzles and a DeWalt battery and charger. The items seized had a combined total of $2,446.02 resulting in a class A felony theft by unauthorized taking charge. READ MORE
Manchester is a hub for holiday shopping and several thousand people are expected to come to the city daily to visit the Mall of New Hampshire and other retail outlets throughout the city. MPD offers some safety tips worth heeding! READ MORE
QC Bike Collective will be holding an open house Dec. 1 from 4-6 p.m. followed by an open shop session from 6-8 p.m. at their headquarters, 373 Union St. All are welcome to come out and learn more about QC Bike Collective’s mission and ongoing plans for 2016. READ MORE
It’s hard enough to find treatment beds for addicts around here. Now, the city is seeing an increase in the number of pets either abandoned or relinquished by owners struggling with addiction-related issues.
Alexander Burke, 31, of Bow, is charged with felony driving while intoxicated after police say he caused the two-vehicle crash early Sunday morning that injured six people and left one person dead.