At its February meeting on Tuesday, the Manchester Woman’s Club got a treat when Katherine Keith of VNACare shared that the club will be honored for its 1910 founding of Manchester Visiting Nurse Service at the April 30 VNA Care Spring Benefit at the Essex County Club.
375th Anniversary Gala: Get your tickets today for this spectacular celebration! Saturday, March 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Essex County Club. Music provided by Cape Ann Symphony Quartet, food stations and passed hor d’oeuvres, cash bar and silent auction. Cocktail attire please. Tickets…
After a busy year the Manchester Affordable Housing Trust is working with partners to promote community affordable housing in 2020. One avenue the Trust is pursuing is making funds available for qualified residents and developers to help create community affordable housing.
After some time, construction on the Manchester Veterans Honor Roll is about to begin. The Veterans Honor Roll Committee needs your help to make sure that all eligible veterans are listed. To this end, below is a list of names gathered from many sources, by conflict. To be eligible to be listed on the Honor Roll, one must have been a RESIDENT OF MANCHESTER WHEN THEY ENLISTED in the service. The list below is for Vietnam Era veterans (those who served starting after the Korean War ended through the end of the Vietnam War).
Manchester Memorial Elementary School was filled with music last week Friday when a group through the Young Audiences of Massachusetts came to perform. The show, “Clap Your Hands,” explores the rise and changing roles of music in the African American community: as a mental release during trying times, a vehicle for communication in the Underground Railroad, and a “common ground” during the Civil Rights Movement.
For those wanting to experiment with watercolor but hesitant to try, the Manchester Community Center is running a workshop to introduce adults over age 16 to the world of watercolor painting. The workshop is aimed at beginners and intermediate painters wanting to take your practice to a new level.
Tyler Kneisel, a Manchester resident, got a surprise last week when he received a letter from the Humane Society of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts awarding him its “Silver Medal of the Society,” the group's highest honor along with a $5,000 cash prize.
Yes, it is only the beginning of February but boards, committees and staff are very busy getting ready for the April 6 Annual Town Meeting as well as Town Elections scheduled for May 19.
Colleges have reported into us on local students from Manchester-by-the-Sea and Essex who have achieved academic honors while at their schools. We’re happy to share their success with our readers.
Saturday 6pm: The members of the 375th Anniversary Celebration Committee got everything they hoped for at the Manchester Athletic Club for the Christmas Tree Bonfire, officially kicking off the yearlong Manchester-by-the-Sea birthday celebration. The more than 350 people who attended the ev…
It’s that time again, when the M-E Robotics team (“Robots by the C” … get it?) ramps up for the national FIRST robotics competition. The 2019 team last year was young, suffering from an exodus of graduating seniors the year before. This year the team of nearly 25 is that much stronger, and ably lead by seniors Maria Cristoforo and Kevin Hines, who have returned for a second year as team captains.
Does Essex have the housing stock required to accommodate changing needs?
The answer, according to experts at a public forum on housing last Wednesday, titled “Making Essex a Place to Call Home: Housing Needs and Choices in Essex,” is no: not by a long shot.
January 21, 2020: 375th Anniversary Bonfire: Saturday, January 25 – 5 p.m. @ Manchester Athletic Club. Bring the whole family to celebrate this important milestone for MBTS. Regular and Handicapped parking will be available onsite. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served.
The Manchester Club held its first meeting of the new year and began its 115th year this past week at the American Legion Hall. A large crowd was in attendance and all were treated to a delicious baked haddock dinner prepared by John Hannah, John Herrick, and their crew, who did their customary excellent job.
Manchester Memorial Elementary School's Kindergarten through Grade 3 received a special treat on Tuesday, January 15 when they welcomed popular children's author and illustrator Scott Magoon to share his creative process.
After completing the successful hiring of a new Police Chief, attention has turned to recruiting a new Fire Chief. A search committee comprised of residents and current fire department staff will assist me in making a final recommendation to the Board of Selectmen in the coming weeks.
Applications for the 2020 Rotary scholarship are now available to graduating high school seniors who attend either Manchester-Essex Regional High School or have parent(s) or legal guardian(s) residing in Manchester or Essex, Massachusetts. Ideal candidates are those who embody Rotary's mott…
OLSON LEWIS + Architects welcomes John Harden as their newest principal. John is a licensed architect with over 18 years of project experience, including institutions of higher education, independent schools, commercial architecture, multi-family housing, and local non-profits.