365 Days of Mountain Mischief

Little makes a big contribution

Monday, May 15, 2017 Dan Szczesny 0

In 1869, a prominent Manchester lawyer by the name of William Little – a well read man with an office right on Elm Street and a deep interest in meteorology – found himself in the position of being able to make a deep and historic contribution to Mount Washington history. Though he didn’t know it at the time. READ MORE

Monica Reads

Monica Reads: Get To Know ‘The One Man’

Saturday, May 13, 2017 Monica Drahonovsky 0

This book is a brilliant tease of information and insightful incidents that happened in horrific times of the past. In the end, you will know who the “one man” is. The book delves into the losses and guilt that people shared at that time. We get a view of the helpless victims and the evil doers and their motivations. Go to your library and get this book.
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Mommy Illuminati

Plants vs. Ticks: Lyme-free Landscaping

Thursday, May 11, 2017 Cora Rivard N.D. 0

Landscaping tips and strategies proven to repel ticks and the vectors that carry them in, and some alternatives to insecticide soil treatments to control infestations – which can be a danger to groundwater as well as potential risks from topical exposures to kids and pets. READ MORE

Granite State of Mind

Losing Bruce

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Rob Azevedo 0

Because I’m a Bruce Springsteen cultist, I decided a few years back to leave the sweet bosom of New Hampshire for one day only and hit the Jersey Shore. Out of that fever and a well-developed hunch-meter hatched over 30-years of tailing Mr. Springsteen, I rallied a buddy from Manchester and my brother for an all-out road trip to Asbury Park, New Jersey in search of The Boss. READ MORE

Editorials

Libraries are Magical Places

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Dianne Hathaway 0

Reducing and eliminating funding for libraries undermines the very fabric of our communities and our democracy, preventing the sharing of ideas, creativity, and involvement of community members. Lack of funding is a sure way to squash open, democratic dialog in our communities and the lifelong education and enlightenment of its residents. READ MORE

Opinion

Dreams without goals remain that … just dreams

Sunday, May 7, 2017 Glenn RJ Ouellette 1

As the Board of Mayor and Aldermen continue to ultimately fuel disappointments, goals on the road to achievement are central if we are to achieve real lasting results that the citizens can actually see for themselves in a final long-term product. Goals that have been set cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency. Stronger leadership is needed to move us forward to tackle the problems facing us within the Queen City of Manchester. READ MORE

A Plague on Words

Optimistic Cynicism – Bouts With Doubt

Friday, May 5, 2017 Gary Trahan 0

Recently, the new pastor at my church asked if I would be interested in giving a sermon. I thought the idea was an odd proposition as he asked me after meeting me only a handful of times. Even so, I agreed thinking it would be an interesting journey — spiritual and otherwise — and a writing exercise at some point while he was on vacation or away at a conference of some kind. I soon found out that it was for the following Sunday.“ Taxi … !” READ MORE

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