Big Events April 27, 2023 and beyond
Thursday, April 27
Today is opening night for Cirque Alfonse-Animal at the Dana Center (100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester) at 7:30 p.m. The show reimagines Quebec folklore with a troupe of performers that include acrobats, musicians and a former ski champion. Tickets cost Continue reading “This Week 23/04/27”
Hey, leave our seafood platters alone
Dozens of restaurants in New Hampshire are feeling the effects of a nationwide ransomware attack, WMUR reported. The attack on NCR, a supplier for many restaurant point-of-sale systems, has caused issues with gift cards, loyalty points and payroll for some restaurants. While some can Continue reading “Quality of Life 23/04/27”
The Big Story – NFL Draft: While knowing Coach B won’t follow the script by trading up, down and around the board, the Pats are now scheduled to step to the podium around 9:35 p.m. tonight (Thursday) to make the 14th selection in the NFL draft. It’s an important draft Continue reading “Draft winds are blowing”
A Manchester artist talks about her coloring book
Jyl Dittbenner, the Manchester artist behind the coloring book The Colors of Manchester, talked about her creative process and the inspiration behind her illustrations of the city’s landmarks, businesses and residents. Sold out since its first release a few years ago, the Continue reading “Local color”
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has announced the planned departure of Director of the Division for Children, Youth and Families Joe Ribsam on June 1 after five years of service. According to a press release, Ribsam has accepted the position of Director of Child Continue reading “News & Notes 23/04/27”
Big Events April 20, 2023 and beyond
Friday, April 21
The beloved rock opera Rent is opening tonight at the Palace Theatre (80 Hanover St., Manchester) at 7:30 p.m. The show, loosely inspired by the opera La Bohème, follows a group of artists and friends as they try to Continue reading “This Week 23/04/20”
Woo-hoo, NH robotics teams!
Five student robotics teams from New Hampshire have qualified to compete in two upcoming world robotics championships in Texas. The robotics team from Spark Academy in Manchester and Awesome Potatoes, a team from Great Brook Middle School in Antrim, will head to the VEX World Championship Continue reading “Quality of Life 23/04/20”
The Big Story – Bruins Do It: Congrats to the Bruins for their epic achievement of finishing with the most wins and points in NHL regular season history. The bad news is that’s ancient history for the moment, as the best record ever guarantees nothing in the playoffs. The 2015-2016 Continue reading “B’s get all A’s in 2022-23”
New state archivist wants to make the past accessible
Meet Ashley Miller, who was recently appointed as New Hampshire’s new state archivist.
How did you become the state archivist?
I did my undergrad at Penn State, where I got my degree in history. After graduating, I knew I wanted to Continue reading “The historical record”
Art school leaves Manch
New England College will be relocating its Institute of Art and Design program from Manchester to its main campus in Henniker starting in the fall of 2023. According to a community update from NEC President Wayne Lesperance posted on the college’s website, the consolidation is part Continue reading “News & Notes 23/04/20”