Opinion

Why do homeless people have a hard time getting jobs? 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Glenn RJ Ouellette 0
It’s time to uplift our city – It’s time for a new vision – it’s time for new leadership that will work for this middle-income working-class city and include the 36 percent in poverty if we are to move Manchester forward once again. It’s time to inspire our city to do better for our citizens.  READ MORE
Education

An Ode to Plymouth State

Thursday, September 5, 2019 Rob Azevedo 0
The letter and the application went out in the mail sometime before winter, and by the start of my last semester at Wentworth, I received a letter from Plymouth State College, welcoming me into the fold. I was elated. Finally, I felt inside like my apprenticeship from being a nothing to something had ended. READ MORE
Opinion

Field of Dreams: The time has come to end the experiment called Safe Station 7.0

Saturday, August 31, 2019 Michael Porter 0
Today we have our city services overburdened with people from outside the city. Today we have a serious quality of life issue in Manchester, especially the downtown area. We have business owners who are at their wit’s end trying to deal with homeless people camping out in front of their restaurants and shops. We have a local park overrun with addicts and homeless while children are participating in band camp nearby. We have needles on the streets and in our parks. READ MORE