Events

ManchVegas 5K: A daughter’s love turns into volunteering for a cause

Friday, August 3, 2018 Carol Robidoux 0

I am pouring my energy into helping others have the same remarkable experience I had with my own cancer journey. I am following Dad’s example to support things that are meaningful to me with fervor, hope and love. Hope and encouragement – this is what the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, affiliated with Dartmouth-Hitchcock, provides for cancer patients. READ MORE

Opinion

Healthy Homes, Healthy Kids

Friday, June 22, 2018 Mary Sliney 0

Despite a strong economy and low unemployment rates, Manchester, like many areas in our state and elsewhere, has a high number of homeless families whose incomes cannot compete for decent housing. READ MORE

The Soapbox

SWAT’s response to a serial hugger, and a neighbor in crisis

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Jim Robidoux 0

No one was shot. No police dog was released. No Tasers, no real force at all. But why did all the force come to my street? SWAT team with a BEAR CAT, 22 rifles in all for a man who had quietly confided in his brother that he’d lost his will to live? No mental health crisis team came, only heavily armed police officers. READ MORE

Opinion

Challenging the war economy

Friday, June 1, 2018 Arnie Alpert 0

Fifty-one years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King warned that “a nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.”

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