Education

Learn Everywhere is latest step in redesigning NH education

Saturday, June 29, 2019 Fred Bramante 0
In the end, I believe that Learn Everywhere may be the best thing that has happened to make ELOs available to every student in the state and, possibly, the best thing that has happened in public education in any state. It’s time to put differences aside and come together to make this work for every New Hampshire student. READ MORE
Education

Can we make SATs and college admissions more transparent?

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Frank Edelblut 0
It is unclear how the new SAT scores would affect a student’s chances of getting into college. These scores are based on where a student lives and the school they attend, not on the individual. Should students in some towns even take the SAT? These changes add ambiguity and anxiety to an already complicated college admissions process. READ MORE
City Hall

Kate Desrochers running for Alderwoman At-Large: ‘My Why’

Monday, May 27, 2019 Kate Desrochers 1
I am choosing to continue to serve Manchester as Alderwoman at-large. I have confidence that I can represent the city as a whole with positivity; integrity; respect for all citizens; strength; and reasonableness.  For the past several years this position on the board has been vastly underserved. I am running to change that dynamic. READ MORE
Opinion

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