Bill Rider retires, reflects on 37 years of service with the Mental Health Center

Anticipation built outside the offices of the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester at 2 Wall Street on a Monday afternoon as staff from the organization waited for their Chief Executive Officer Bill Rider to come out. He was a kind gentleman who liked wearing bowties to work; as such, purple bowties were passed out among the staff who waited outside. They anticipated him coming down from the second floor to exit the building on his last day of work. READ MORE

Police & Fire

Manchester PD finds 3 credit card skimmers, 2 possible suspects

Manchester PD Public Information Officer Heather Hamel said that one of the city’s fraud detectives has not seen skimmers in a few years, only to have three appear in one week at the end of March. Local merchants are asked to check their machines at least once a day; consumers are asked to be vigilant with their purchases. Credit card transactions are more secure than debit card transactions, as no PIN number is involved. READ MORE


From FIT to Easterseals NH, former Citizen of the Year Maureen Beauregard continues to serve

Maureen Beauregard saw things differently. She saw single mothers, children, and families not given sufficient space in shelters, much less places where they could live while getting their lives back together. Wanting to give such people these places to live, heal, recover, and thrive led her to found an organization called Families in Transition (FIT) and invest in property around Manchester.  READ MORE