May started quietly enough for the Manchester Police Department, but it quickly became very eventful and before it ended the department had tackled two major incidents, a stabbing at Masconomo Park and a burglary and weapons charge of a local man. Before Memorial Day, we sat down with Manchester Police Chief Todd Fitzgerald, a veteran of more than 30 years with the department, to talk about what happened, whether these incidents mark an uptick in crime locally, and what he’s expecting for this summer as the public transitions to post-COVID daily life.
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- Thursday, June 17 - Meet author David Tory at The Bookshop of Beverly Farms
- Friday June 18 - Town Birthday Celebration at Masconomo Park from 5 to 8 p.m.
- Starting Saturday, June 19-21: Mayflower's Fuller Shallop Visits Maritime Gloucester
- Thursday, June 24 - Meet author Patricia Hanlon at the Bookshop of Beverly Farms
- Sunday, July 4 - Boat Parade in Manchester Harbor at 3pm
- Outdoor Dining Prompts Lively Debate
- MBTS Police Update: Unusually Busy May For Fitzgerald
- Virginia Lee Burton and the Folly Cove Designers
- Sticking With It: ME Lacrosse Teams Look For Strong Finish to 2021
- Class of 2021 Senior Graduation Parade
- What do we do now?
- Diamonds In The Rough: Hopes High After Rocky Start for Baseball and Softball Teams
- Manchester’s “375+1” Celebration In 2021
- LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Help Me Understand June 4
- The Waterline - June 2021