Friday, November 16 Published weekly since August 2017
The Road Race banner went up on Thursday and few hours later the snow started to come down. Yes, the first storm of the season arrived early, which is especially problematic because so many streets are still lined with leaf piles. But we do have some good news to report: You're just a click away from having a subscription to the OneManchester newsletter!
Road Race Central
Clockwise from left: Crews install fiber optics lines for race day news media as runners pass underneath; drivers on Highland Street are reminded to share the road with runners, Dorothy Paquette finishes up a practice run; and a commemorative stone sits at the top of Highland Hill.
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Thursday, Nov. 29 (6:30 p.m.) -- Tree lighting at St. James Friday, Dec. 6 (6:45 p.m.) -- Turkey Bowl girls' flag football at MHS (seniors vs. juniors)
November 27 at 6 p.m. at Waddell
November 28 at 8 am Greater Manchester Chamber
of Commerce (20 Hartford Road)
December 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Bowers
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Among those honored at Saturday's dinner were former East Catholic (and Tufts University) softball star Allyson Fournier, as well as (below) members of the 1995-96 MHS State Open champion indoor track team and current MHS baseball coach Gary Marineau, who has more than 500 career wins (many at Cheney Tech). Also inducted: NBA referee Matt Boland and the late John Winzler, a three-sport athlete at MHS in the 1930s.
Sunday's parade honored veterans and the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. We've got more pictures on the district Facebook page.
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