City Hall

Board of Mayor and Aldermen approve $3M for affordable housing projects

With this funding, Lincoln Avenue Capital, a firm out of Santa Monica, CA, will construct two buildings of affordable housing, one at 351 Chestnut Street, the site of the former police station, and a second replacing a parking lot across the street at the corner of Chestnut Street and Merrimack Street. Together, these projects will create approximately 142 studio, one, and two-bedroom units, affordable for individuals at 0-60 percent AMI (Area Median Income). READ MORE

Civics

Heat advisory is in place, cooling centers prepared for Aug. 4 due to anticipated high temps

The National Weather Service, Grey, ME, has issued a Heat Advisory that includes the City of  Manchester, effective from 12 – 8 p.m. August 4. Hot and humid conditions are in the forecast, with heat indices in the mid to upper 90s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible late Thursday afternoon through evening, some of which may become strong. READ MORE