Controversy continues over traffic control around the new Wal-Mart on Gold Street. Now that President Road is one-way, neighbors say the problems are worse than ever. A petition has been launched to remove the gates completely until there’s a traffic study do-over. READ MORE
The Pregnancy Care Center at Catholic Medical Center, which cares for medically underserved pregnant moms and babies, is launching a new program to provide addiction treatment and recovery services to pregnant women in the greater Manchester area. Supported by a $25,000 grant from Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU), the Roots for Recovery program is open to qualified, pregnant women with substance use disorders. READ MORE
Attorney Dana K. Smith uses a gratuitous yet brilliant Brad Pitt analogy to bring home the vital need for couples to have a Parenting Plan in place while times are still good, for when things go sour. Read on. READ MORE
Senator Kelly Ayotte and her challenger, Maggie Hassan, are scheduled to go toe-to-toe on November 2, their last debate before Election Day. As someone who has spent much of my adult life working in a low-wage jobs, I urge the moderators ask the candidates to answer one of the most important questions for working households like mine: whether they will vote to raise the minimum wage. READ MORE
New Hampshire Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs presented its prestigious “Heart of the Region Award” to board President, Richard Lowney. The award is the organization’s highest regional honor bestowed upon board members. Lowney, an Amherst resident, received the award at the BGCA 2016 Northeast Leadership Conference on October 27, in Manchester, NH. READ MORE
According to the attached agenda, the Committee on Lands and Buildings will look at two requests – one by Dunkin Donuts on Beech Street, to purchase a city-owned lot to expand parking and access for customers, and one by the Derryfield Country Club, to erect a “snack shack” to the left of the 10th hole and expand parking in the north lot.