Around Town

Lighting candles of remembrance for those who died homeless in our city

Friday, December 21, 2018 Rob Greene 0
The number of homeless people in New Hampshire did not rise in 2018, according to the annual “State of Homelessness in New Hampshire” report, but the number, about 1,450, remains a ten-percent increase from 2016. Meantime, the NH Department of Education reports a 13-percent increase since last year in the number of students identified as homeless READ MORE

Alec Baldwin raised lots of money (but didn’t do his Trump bit) at the NH Dem Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner

Monday, October 15, 2018 Rob Greene 1
The keynote speaker at the inaugural Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner could have been Joyce Craig, the first woman elected Queen City mayor, or Safia Wazir, a political newcomer from Concord who took down a four-term incumbent in the September primary. It might have been comedians Samantha Bee or Michelle Wolf, or Eleanor Roosevelt herself channeled through a Magic 8-Ball. Instead, dinner organizers went with actor Alec Baldwin, him of the Saturday Night Live Donald Trump impersonation, and the decision left some in attendance – and some who opted not to attend – uncomfortable. READ MORE