As everyone knows, Manchester High School Central was locked down for hours three weeks ago during a police standoff. Cops thought they had cornered a suspected murderer in an apartment building, but in the end they walked away empty-handed.
Some retirees are questioning where they should live as they age. Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) are one option. These are campuses that often appeal to people who are currently in good health but believe they might need care later on.
Were this a matter of simple mathematics, the city of Manchester would fork over the $123,300 that Maple Street residents Josh and Allison Greenstein are demanding.
Within the last year, the city has bulldozed a homeless camp off Willow Street, cleared homeless from the west bank of the Merrimack River and made downtown inhospitable by banning smoking in downtown parks and keeping restrooms padlocked at Veterans Memorial Park.
As drug users grope and kick their way through the submerged cave that is addiction, it becomes apparent that expensive treatment programs alone won’t rescue them.
Our nation collectively recoiled last week over the realization that immigration officials are ripping apart families who appear at the Mexican border crossing, sometimes putting thousands of miles between parent and innocent child.
It’s the summer of 2002. Wendy Perron, a University of New Hampshire student on work study, drives a bookmobile around the city in an effort to convince kids that summer, while a time for play and relaxation, is also the time to read.
We had some big snowstorms this past winter. Three days saw 6 inches of snow or more — Feb. 18, March 8 and March 14 (a lot more than 6 in the case of the last two, according to weather trackers).
Officials acknowledged Friday that at least two dozen children live in “unsheltered” situations such as cars and homeless camps.
You grow up in Manchester, get a good education, and land a good job. The money starts flowing and you decide to abandon your old neighborhood for the suburbs.
Last summer, I first heard from Barbara Beaudette and her crew of fellow residents at the Tarrytown Road apartments, a complex of 102 apartments owned and managed by the Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
You're in your second-floor West Side apartment with your two preschool kids and your wife leaves for work.
In two years, the federal government will take its 10-year head count of the country’s population, and we’ll get a sense of how many men and women, whites and minorities, kids and seniors live in the United States.
A LUSH spruce green — the color that conjures up fantasies of a cool, dark forest on a sweltering summer day — is one of the school colors of Cawley Middle School in Hooksett.