Wednesday, January 26, was an ordinary day, but as it concluded, rather than set my alarm for my usual 7 a.m., I set it for 1 a.m. Yes, I would have only a short nap! The alarm went off and I was up and ready to put on my outdoor gear to be at Families in Transition for 2 a.m. For the next 4-5 hours, I was going to walk the cold streets of Manchester and participate in the HUD Point-in-Time (PIT) count. READ MORE
The highly successful Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program launched January 24, 2022, by Granite United Way, in partnership with Citizens, which generously supports the program with a $50,000 contribution. READ MORE
“The pride in playing a song and making people happy was the most powerful thing I could imagine because the gift of changing people’s minds and attitudes is so powerful. We are just entertainers and we have a way to affect people in a positive way. That is what I do when I play. My gift is to turn negative into positive.” – Monty Alexander READ MORE
The team used Manchester as a case study. However, the same sorts of exclusionary zoning practices present in Manchester are common across the state, and likely have had similarly-broad effects, as later stories in the series will highlight. READ MORE
The actual names of individuals and organizations in these stories have not been revealed to protect them from potential harassment, excluding arrests where information is available. Anyone accused of a crime is innocent unless proven guilty by a court of law.
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Catholic Medical Center in Manchester and Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth will receive a total of $1,307,324 in federal grant funding from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help strengthen telehealth services as communities continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE
State Police fired the trooper at the center of a controversial 2017 traffic stop after determining he illegally searched the driver’s phone and made multiple false statements during an internal investigation, according to records obtained by the Granite State News Collaborative. READ MORE