News

New Year’s Resolutions for Manchester

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Ben Dion 0
This year, while thinking about my own personal resolutions, I decided that I would write a few possible resolutions for the city of Manchester. Obviously, the city always has goals and opportunities each year and some carry-over from year to year, but I thought it was a great way to brainstorm possible goals for the city in 2019 and beyond. READ MORE
Opinion

Manchester Proud: Championing Student Success, with your help

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Ben Dion 0
Overall, Manchester Proud wants to make Manchester schools the highlight of our city and they need our help. They want to collaborate with all community members and make sure that everyone’s voice is being heard. They are also looking for anyone who would like to volunteer to help out in any way. READ MORE
Opinion

Small Business Saturday: Shop and Support Local

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Ben Dion 0
Small Business Saturday is very important to the economic growth of Manchester going forward. Besides just new restaurants opening up, many more retails spots are being built which will add more variety to ever evolving downtown area. READ MORE
Business

New business is good business for the city

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Ben Dion 0
The more people these small businesses attract to the city, the more money they bring into the city. People will also tend to come back if they enjoy their time at these businesses, and maybe even try different establishments along the way. READ MORE
Opinion

Is social media making us anti-social?

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Ben Dion 0
Have we become less social in our everyday lives because we try to capture every little thing we do? Has social media changed the way we communicate in person with someone? Do you text someone instead of walk across the room to talk to that same person? I am guessing many of us have said yes to most or all of these questions and that is a problem. READ MORE
Opinion

A big city perspective

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Ben Dion 0
We may have our problems here, but we are not alone with those issues and if we look to the larger cities for assistance we can overcome any obstacle. READ MORE
Opinion

“Live and be happy”

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Ben Dion 0
“Live and be happy” are the last words of advice that both my mom and papa told me before they passed away almost three years ago. Neither knew they had told me the same exact advice, but both realized the impact it would have on me. READ MORE