So, this happened in Manchester.
Highlights include the debate of closure of Lowell Street to traffic on Saturday’s and Sundays, a rape conviction of a former West High School student for an incident that was not made public by officials at the time it happened, a look at the poor condition of Valley Cemetery, and the usual mix of crime and politics. READ MORE
Brookside Congregational Church announces the return of its popular summer story hour series. This free summer activity takes place on the Brookside Manning House back lawn of the church, located at 2013 Elm St., in the North End of Manchester. The story hour is geared for children 3-7 years old and occurs every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. beginning June 28 and running through July 26. READ MORE
The Valley Cemetery is one of the city’s historic green spaces, originally designed to be as much a park as a final resting place. Historic descriptions of it are idyllic – scenes of people strolling, eating picnic-style on the green areas, a brook running through it, and even summer homes. That is ancient history. And the cemetery’s future depends on what happens now. READ MORE
Until now, the process of undoing residual damage – physical, emotional and financial – has been part of the problem. Many of the barriers are insurmountable for victims who are low on resources, and hope. On Wednesday, a new initiative was announced, a direct response to the need for open doors and pathways to healing. READ MORE
This year, 100 percent of principals reported that City Year AmeriCorps members serve as positive role models, and 93 percent also believe City Year’s presence has a great deal of positive impact on the overall school climate. READ MORE
On June 16 join horses from Manchester Police Mounted Unit and UpReach Therapeutic Equestrian Centers for a “meet and greet” at the Manchester Police Athletic League center, 409 Beech St., from 1-2:30 p.m.