Around Town

With city elections on the horizon, survey says: ‘Decisions are made by those who show up’

Monday, January 14, 2019 Brian Chicoine 0
Everyone has a different experience with their alderman as well as with various elected officials in our city, and the fact is that there are people who do not feel represented, and very well may not be as represented as they could be. But if we get involved and inform ourselves we can better impact our city elections and keep our city moving forward. READ MORE
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Faces of Recovery, Part 2: Eric’s Story

Monday, July 2, 2018 Brian Chicoine 0
The closest that I can come to is imagine holding your breath and screaming at yourself not to take a breath – I mean really scream at yourself not to take a breath and your body is saying to take that breath. It just is, it’s a fight, flight survival instinct – and that’s what happens in active addiction. READ MORE
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Faces of Recovery, Part 1: Adam’s Story

Monday, June 25, 2018 Brian Chicoine 0
This is the first of two articles from an interview that I conducted with two guys in recovery who work at Hope for New Hampshire Recovery in Manchester. This week is Adam’s story, about how he became addicted to opioids and his journey to recovery. READ MORE
Around Town

Why not Manchester?

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Brian Chicoine 2
Manchester is a great city and everything positive about our home should be showcased to everyone on the outside. Instead of always focusing on the bad we should highlight the good (which far outweighs the negative stuff). Of course, we wouldn’t be the first city to highlight the positive, so let’s show the world why we are great! READ MORE
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History repeating: Manchester continues to be hub of innovation

Monday, November 27, 2017 Brian Chicoine 0
. From the innovative – and industry-changing – “Speedee Service System” that was created by Manchester’s McDonald brothers for their California McDonald’s walk-up restaurant back in 1948 to the current innovations that are developed in the city, Manchester continues to be a place where new ideas are developed.

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Manchester: The city that won’t die

Sunday, July 30, 2017 Brian Chicoine 1
I believe that one needs to understand the past in order to properly prepare for the future, so understanding what our city has been through and how we got past it will keep us ready to face the current challenges as well as those that will come our way. READ MORE