Manchester Ink Link Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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After years as a full-time journalist, Carol Robidoux in 2014 found herself laid off – for the second time, since the Great Recession of 2008 – and wondering what the future of news was going to look like. That’s when she decided to create her own news publication, and in 2014 she launched Manchester Ink Link, what she called a “community hub and news info site for the city of Manchester.”

NH Rebellion blown out 50-8 in road game against Maine Mayhem

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The June 1 football game between the Maine Mayhem and New Hampshire Rebellion started with an unusual twist: a Rebellion interception led to points by Mayhem. An interception at 12:15 in the first quarter by Cassie Healy led to Rebellion having the ball backed up close to their own end zone. A running play went nowhere, leading to a Maine safety.

NH Rebellion shut out by CT Ambush in home opener

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It was a game of firsts for both teams. Both the Ambush and Rebellion had players playing their first game. Both head coaches for each team was coaching their first game for their team. For the Rebellion, a crowd filtered in, many of whom stayed until the game ended. It was also the first Rebellion game in which a camera drone hovered overhead, recording the action between the two teams. Interest in the team had increased since last year, when the Rebellion won their home opener with almost no crowd in attendance.

Wide receiver Ashleigh Nagy ready to rumble at New Hampshire Rebellion’s home opener

read more…: Wide receiver Ashleigh Nagy ready to rumble at New Hampshire Rebellion’s home opener

A typical day for Ashleigh Nagy, a wide receiver and linebacker for the New Hampshire Rebellion, is to wake up at four in the morning every day for her job as a breakfast cook at Ginger and Clove in North Hampton. Though she is unable to attend Sunday morning practices, she is a regular at the late evening practices which have been taking place at Saint Anselm College. 

View from the Cheap Seats: Public comment, times 2; education remains a black box

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Members of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen received public comments twice on Tuesday concerning the city’s budget in addition to the usual comments received at 7 p.m. This was the first public meeting of the Board since Manchester’s Director of Housing Stability, Adrienne Beloin, reached a settlement agreement with the city. Among the topics covered were public school budgets, the city’s homelessness crisis, and the ongoing situation in Gaza.

Meet NH Rebellion’s QB who made the All-American team as a 42-year-old rookie

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Kim Bourque, a wife and mother of two living out of Hampstead, elected to play tackle football for the first time in 2023. When she first signed on to the team, she was 41. With her birthday in July, she turned 42 by the time she went to the WFA’s All-American game at the end of July 2023.