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

Around Town

Supporters of unhoused people gather to protest evacuation of Firestone encampment

And on April 10 activists gathered in a parking lot at the corner of Granite and Canal Streets on a warm Saturday afternoon to protest the city and state’s treatment of their homeless population, including the most recent eviction notice. Though the event was scheduled to start at 2 p.m., participants spent an hour making signs and conversing with one another. Notably absent from the event was the homeless population itself; rather, community members had come to advocate on their behalf. READ MORE