In this age of Orwellian cognitive dissonance, it’s vital to look out for Number One. When the smoke clears from the Amazon wildfires in 30 years, there will be no Amazon, Amazon Prime or Amazonian critters. Boo Hoo. There will, however, be you, and as a 21st-century hunter-gatherer everything is yours for the taking. READ MORE
My pseudo-scientific study of the names of eBay bookselling handles, scribbled on slips of paper and tossed into a sawed-off cereal box, leads me to believe that the majority of online bookseller handles fall into four broad categories: books, history, Hollywood and, of course, cats. READ MORE
Shopping carts. New shelving. More ethnic foods. It’s the simple things that build community and to that end, Hannaford Supermarkets has donated $50,000 to make these meaningful changes to the non-profit Families in Transition food pantry on Lake Avenue. READ MORE
Saint Anselm English Professor Gary Bouchard has penned the entertaining What News Horatio? Dispatches from Beyond the Castle Walls. The book cleverly takes a real newspaper headline such as “Missing Brains Found in Texas” and uses it as a portal for verse that attempts to tell the story behind the headline in a “What dreams may come” style. In other words, he makes it up. Add a pinch of there’s something rotten in Denmark to the telling and the result is both classical and comical. READ MORE
First Lady Jill Biden spoke at Teamsters Local 633 on Goffstown Road Saturday afternoon in support of incumbent Senator Maggie Hassan(D) in the November 8th mid-term election against Don Bolduc (R).
Waypoint President & CEO Borja Alvarez de Toledo and Major Joyce Craig were joined by approximately 125 staff, donors, architects, construction workers, politicians and interested Manchester citizens to celebrate the ribbon cutting at 298 Hanover St. on a 14-bed Youth Resource Center and Overnight Emergency Shelter. Seven of the beds are considered nightly while seven are available on a two-week basis. It is the only emergency shelter for youth and young adults in the state and will serve the age range of 12 to 24. The facility will be open 24/7. READ MORE
Speed kills and Concord won almost every footrace that pitted their strikers against the Memorial Crusaders defenders Tuesday night as seniors from both teams were recognized before the game. This was the Crusaders’ final game on Chabot-McDonough Field for the year. READ MORE
The tradition of the Warner Fall Foliage Festival was lost over the last two Octobers as Covid limited the 2020 festival to virtual status while 2021 saw no festival at all. With the first festival held in 1947, this year’s edition is the 75th by calendar year but the 74th in actuality. READ MORE