Letters to the Editor

Letters: My Manchester Police Ride-Along Experience

Monday, May 20, 2019 Tom Boucher 0
Our shift began on Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. where I attended roll call. Everyone was dressed and on time as the Captain reviewed everyone’s coverage area for the second shift which ends at 11 p.m. They all examined their AR-15s and tested their tasers before getting the keys to their assigned vehicle. READ MORE

To the ‘baddest mother on the planet’

Saturday, May 18, 2019 Jim Robidoux 0
As a fan of Boston sports teams, and also a guy who likes studying the Bible, for the last couple of months or more I’ve been focused on comparisons between “Joseph Prince of Egypt” and Thomas the “GOAT” of New England. Both of them as young men had really big dreams. And both of them were hated by their brothers for dreams so lofty that would lead to tremendous dynasties. READ MORE

Make a good idea better: How to fully protect people on bikes along Maple Street

Thursday, May 16, 2019 Derek Shooster 0
Ward 2 Alderman Will Stewart and Department of Public Works staff have invited the neighborhood to discuss the pilot project a meeting this evening 6 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, (235 Myrtle St.). Between tonight’s meeting and a second meeting to collect public feedback on the change, the neighborhood should consider supporting a fully-protected bike lane along Maple Street and eventually Beech Street. READ MORE

Maternal Magnetism

Sunday, May 12, 2019 Carol Robidoux 1
Like a compass needle, her magnetism pointed me exactly in the direction I needed to go, whether we ever really knew it or not. Just as the invisible moon pulls at the ocean, even through a sky of clouds, my mother continues to move me. READ MORE