EARLY THURSDAY MORNING as we were waking up to a light drizzle in Manchester, I was checking the weather app on my phone to see what was happening in Lincoln, glad to see the rain would soon be turning to snow so we could enjoy a day of skiing on Good Friday.
AS PUBLIC EVENTS go, the donation of free water bottles to school kids doesn’t sound like big news. But the delivery of 13,000 water bottles at Manchester High School West earlier this month represented a milestone. Unlike most such donations, this one was a coordinated effort to target a sp…
THE SMALL conference room Scott Gilroy chose to meet at Summit Packaging is one of the few places in the company’s 230,000-square-foot manufacturing complex where you don’t have to shout above the roar of machines.
SHARRON McCARTHY marked her first year as CEO of Girls Inc. this month, which means she barely got a chance to grow into her new role before the coronavirus pandemic upended nearly every aspect of daily life — including gathering in large groups to raise money.
IN MID-MARCH as the coronavirus outbreak was forcing nonprofits to postpone public gatherings, Boys & Girls Club CEO Diane Fitzpatrick was focused on when the Manchester club could reschedule its Foundation of Friends breakfast, which it usually holds in April at the DoubleTree Hotel.
ON AN unseasonably warm Christmas Day in 1971 — the Old Farmer’s Almanac says it hit 46 degrees — Santa Claus arrived at our Manchester home, bringing toys and a generous heart at a time when our family was in desperate need.
I SPENT part of Veterans Day talking to a group of retired people about journalism and the Union Leader. While I’ve used online conferencing tools regularly since the beginning of the pandemic, I had yet to serve as a speaker on a video call.
LIKE all businesses, McLane Middleton has had to adapt to the pandemic. Many attorneys work from home rather than at the law firm’s offices, which include its headquarters on the 10th floor at 900 Elm St.
WORCESTER, Mass. — A man who shot at Lunenburg police and was shot in the hand when police returned fire in an incident three-and-a-half years ago, has been sentenced to two concurrent terms of five to six years in state prison.
A federal judge in New York dismissed multiple bids by Ghislaine Maxwell to have criminal charges against her thrown out, but agreed to try charges she faces related to the sex trafficking of minors separately from two perjury charges she also faces.
U.S. cities and counties are increasingly at odds with their own state governments over how to divvy up $641.5 million that consulting firm McKinsey & Co. has offered to settle its liability for work with the opioid industry.