News

Armed robbery at Family Dollar on West Hancock Street

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

The robber got away with undisclosed amount cash before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction of travel. The suspect was described as a lanky white male, about 5-foot-7 inches tall, dark scarf covering his face, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, tan pants and armed with a pistol.
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City Government

Mayor presents FY 2018 budget

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

Mayor Ted Gatsas delivered the FY2018 budget address on Wednesday night, which covered highlights and emphasized “connections” – some literal, like investing in the city’s rail trail, road repairs and repaving Elm Street – and others more figurative, as in investments that allow for the community to come together for youth and summer programs. READ MORE

Granite State of Mind

Sarah and the Wild Versatile: Fall into Grace – so worth the ride

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

“Fall Into Grace” is a really good mix of songs that could have been the starting point of three different albums, I think. And that’s a good thing. The bluesy voice that Sarah unravels works on so many levels and I would love to hear a full album in that vein. The trumpets and bone and pop is pure gold. The jazz is sleek. Two more Kristine’s and we could really have a party. READ MORE

Technology

MCC to host VEX Robotics State Championship competition on Feb. 18

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation has chosen Manchester Community College (MCC) to host the Robotics State Championship for New Hampshire and Vermont. The event is expected to attract 40 teams with students from middle and high school competing in the VEX Robotics Competition. These teams will be competing for 6 invitations to the VEX Robotics World Championship in April. READ MORE

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