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

Letters: MEA claim of second mediation day ‘false’

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Kate Desrochers 1
I cannot fathom what would lead the MEA to claim that there was a second mediation day scheduled and that the BOSC Negotiations Subcommittee is refusing to attend.  This is simply false.  I am insulted that this is being suggested by the MEA. As someone who has always stood up for them and been in their corner, I can only say that my feelings are hurt and I am just at a loss for an explanation. READ MORE
Letters to the Editor

Letters: It seems to me that what it comes down to is there is ‘us’ and there is ‘them’

Monday, March 18, 2019 Melissa Riley 0
 “Them” have the belongings they can carry, lack of treatment for health and addiction, no stability, and no money. “Us” doesn’t want to see “Them” clustering about as they try and conduct their business, or enjoy a night out.  “Them” are a reminder of what is wrong in Manchester, the state, and the country, and “Us” don’t want to see that. I get it. READ MORE