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    Reject the current proposed school and library budgets

    02/09/2016 01:49 PM EST
    To the Editor: School Budget: The proposed school budget is extremely high this year and if the taxpayers were willing to take the hit for one year, they would not be likely to be double taxed in the future. 
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    Passing it on
    02/09/2016 01:44 PM EST - To the Editor: The 25th Community Christmas Dinner in Manchester has come and gone. What began with the idea of "lets invite everyone who needs a place to go on Christmas," hatched by Garrett Mead of the Bagel Works, and myself, morphed into Full Story

    Jim Sparkman
    02/09/2016 01:35 PM EST - To the Editor: Jim "Sparky" Sparkman and I and my wife at the time Jill Simon arrived in Manchester at about the same time around 1970. Jim actually sold our first spec. house which Jill and I built in Sherwood Forrest in 1973 (1,600 sf) for 35K. Full Story

    Too many debates
    02/09/2016 01:17 PM EST - To the Editor: Debates, debates, debates! What we need are more debates. I have to ask why do we need anymore debates? If you have not been paying any attention to this presidential race I doubt that you will tune into any new debates. Full Story

    Hard work matters
    02/09/2016 01:15 PM EST - To the Editor: In response to the Editorial "NEDS and CEDS," in the February 5, 2016 edition of the Manchester Journal, I would like to take exception to the statement: "Broad sweeping global and technological revolutions have upended the classic Full Story

    Support recreational pathways at town meeting
    02/05/2016 12:53 PM EST - To the Editor: Manchester voters: Article 10 at Town Meeting will help determine the future of multi-use recreational pathways in our town. Our Town Plan states that such paths "should be a high priority" in designing Manchester's future. Full Story

    Letter to the editor: Support dental therapists
    02/04/2016 12:25 PM EST - Support dental therapists Growing up in rural Michigan, the closest dentist was a forty-minute drive from our house. Like most, my parent's goals included ensuring that our family received adequate dental care. Full Story

    Letter to the editor: The 25th Community Christmas Dinner in Manchester has come and gone
    02/04/2016 12:03 PM EST - The 25th Community Christmas Dinner in Manchester has come and gone What began with the idea of "lets invite everyone who needs a place to go on Christmas," hatched by Garrett Mead of the Bagel Works, and myself, morphed into quite a special Full Story

    Letter to the editor: BBC letter was spin
    02/04/2016 08:47 AM EST - BBC letter was spin Responding to Mr. Hurd's letter in Thursday's Banner, it sounds like a bit of spin to me. When are we going to admit that the Better Bennington Corporation is not fulfilling their charter mission? Full Story

    Letter to the editor: Response to BBC letter
    02/03/2016 03:00 PM EST - Response to BBC letter After reading Mr. Kulkin's letter in the Feb. 3 Banner, I feel I must respond. It is apparent that he is confusing the Downtown Improvement District (DID) and the role of the Town in administering the District versus the Full Story

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    Beyonce's new song boosts Red Lobster's business

    Beyonce mentions Red Lobster in 'Formation,’ which got the chain restaurant lots of attention on social media.