News

Cops Wanted: Good recruits are hard to find

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Carol Robidoux 0

Identifying qualified candidates to serve as police officers is not a problem unique to Manchester, or even New Hampshire. Within the past decade, the issue has moved front and center in the national conversation over what has been described as a “public sector crisis,” with an estimated 80 percent of law enforcement agencies around the country, large and small, with police officer positions they can’t fill. READ MORE

Obituaries

“Coach Hubie” McDonough Jr., 83: Patriot, educator, mentor, lived life with passion

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Carol Robidoux 1

Hubie McDonough Jr. was both an umpire and emcee extraordinaire. “Coach Hubie” was a multi-gallon blood donor to the Red Cross Blood Bank. He was a man of integrity, patriotism and great humor. When he was passionate about a cause he was all in. He lived a good life, and the number of people who owe the path of life they chose, in part, to his influence, mentorship and guidance is boundless. READ MORE