Homelessness: At the intersection of law enforcement and housing, Ruais sees progress

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Six months on the job as mayor, Ruais says there’s progress – last Tuesday the Board of Aldermen banned camping in the city and transferred half a million dollars to the police department to provide “hot spot patrols” in problem areas. Those two things will begin to move the needle, says Ruais.

Sometimes it rains

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MANCHESTER, NH – At the end of Ron Shelton’s 1988 baseball movie classic “Bull Durham,” pitcher Ebby Calvin “Nuke” Laloosh—the organization’s

Wonderland, a new Manchester store where reading is about more than books

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Deirdre Shaw had long dreamed of opening a bookstore for kids. When that dream finally began to become reality, it formed around the idea of accessibility. Not only the physical accessibility for those with disabilities, though. Shaw wanted the store to be in a neighborhood accessible to city residents who may not be able to jump into a car to take them where they want to go. She wanted items that were accessible to people whose budgets may have little room for extras, like books and toys.