NH must say no to nuclear war

Saturday, March 2, 2019 Mindi Messmer 0
When cities and states enact resolutions like the one before the NH Legislature, it sends a strong message to Washington decision-makers, both in Congress and the White House, that they must act for the safety of all Americans. READ MORE

It’s time to raise NH’s minimum wage

Monday, February 11, 2019 Kathy Staub 1
The lobbyists will tell you that raising the minimum wage will crash the economy and people will lose their jobs, but history tells a different story. When they did it in Maine a couple of years ago, the lowest paid workers saw the greatest increase in income since 2001 and their unemployment rate fell to the lowest rate in 40 years. READ MORE

Homeless congregate on Elm Street, Manchester Police hands tied

Monday, December 17, 2018 Robert Tanguay 5
So here’s my problem: I pay rent to have a place to work in our beautiful downtown. That rent pays property taxes. My landlord has invested and risked a tremendous amount of money to renovate and operate my location. I pay property taxes and vehicle registration. The city and state fund homeless shelters to keep people off the streets, and jails and prisons for the rest. READ MORE

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

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