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‘Whiteness’ workshop draws fire

MANCHESTER — A City Year event being held today to commemorate the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is drawing criticism from some city officials over the subject matter of several workshops — including topics such as … Continue reading

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City Year challenged over MLK Day workshops on “Unpacking Whiteness”

On January 4, 2018, I received an email invitation to City Year’s Martin Luther King Day event (right).   The subject line of the email was “Free Family Event: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!”  Candidly, I thought nothing of it and didn’t … Continue reading

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Gericke to take on D’Allesandro again for state senate seat

MANCHESTER — Republican Carla Gericke has announced that she will again challenge Democratic State Sen. Lou D’Allesandro for the District 20 Senate seat he’s held for 10 terms. Gericke lost with 40 percent of the vote to D’Allesdandro’s 60 percent … Continue reading

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11 Manchester Properties to be Auctioned Jan. 20

MANCHESTER, NH – If you’ve been looking for that special vacant lot or abandoned property to invest in, you’ll want in on an upcoming public auction featuring two single-family homes, three multi-family homes, a condo and five vacant lots. The auction, … Continue reading

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Manchester Pays $89,000 in Lawsuit Challenging Anti-Panhandling Practices

The City of Manchester has paid $89,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by the ACLU of New Hampshire (“ACLU-NH”) and New Hampshire Legal Assistance (“NHLA”) on behalf of Theresa Petrello challenging Manchester’s anti-panhandling practices. | Keep Reading … Continue reading

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Manchester Pays $275,000 To Man Wrongly Arrested for Recording Police

Concord, NH – The City of Manchester has paid $275,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by the ACLU of New Hampshire (“ACLU-NH”) on behalf of Alfredo Valentin. Valentin was wrongly arrested in March 2015 for criminal wiretapping after … Continue reading

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Manchester school board implements spending freeze

MANCHESTER — City school board members voted Monday night to implement a spending freeze in the district on non-essential materials. The motion approved by board members authorizes the spending freeze, while giving Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bolgen Vargas “the latitude … Continue reading

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