At least 300 residents gathered at the Mill West on Flag Day 2017 to reenact the iconic Great Flag photo and to celebrate Old Glory, and the promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness in the City of Manchester. READ MORE
The Manchester Historic Association (MHA) has selected five honorees for its 25th Annual Historic Preservation Awards, including an award for Leadership and Advocacy for preservation architect Fred Matuszewski, and developer William Binney, for his conversion of the Amoskeag Bank building on Elm Street. READ MORE
Starting around 1920, this hardy band of local, rugged-but-borderline-demented individuals would willingly risk serious hormonal impairment and usher in the New Year by carving a hole in the ice and engaging in a midnight swim at the legendary Amoskeag Ledge. READ MORE
Clearly, there is no shortage of important and influential Franco-Americans in the saga of Manchester — your Memere and Pepere among them — but after much thought and research, I have put together an extremely subjective list of my own Top Nine, and I chose nine merely to avoid the cliché of Top Ten lists. READ MORE
Hey you! Yeah, you, the one dozing in the lounge chair by the pool! Get up and go to work! Don’t you know you’re breaking the law?
And you, you lazy slug. Get out of that hammock! This is Manchester and we work for a living around here, buddy. It’s the law. READ MORE
I read somewhere that good writers borrow but great writers steal, so, purely in the interest of advancing my career, I feel totally comfortable – not to mention upwardly-mobile – in saying that now is the winter of our discontent. READ MORE
You can say chicken soup is the universal remedy for the winter sniffles. But for centuries, the cagey Quebecois have had their own populist remedy for the common cold, and not suprisingly, that remedy found its culinary zenith right here in Manchester. READ MORE