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The latest book by 92-year-old author and Manchester resident Katharine Stanley-Brown Abbott—her third—is A Zoo Full of Rhymes.  The small and tidy book is packed with 38 light and lyrical rhymes with animals, birds, sea creatures and insects ranging from a bluefish and bongo to auk and platypus.   

On Thursday, October 15th the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce along with Eli G. Boling, Chair of Manchester’s Board of Selectman, joined Craft Sportswear USA for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the showroom and USA headquarters to 6 School Street in Manchester.

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According to the US Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, Veterans Day  became a national holiday in 1938 and is celebrated to remember veterans of all US wars.  But in 1922, when it was first marked, it was a day to remember those who fought on the Union army in the Civil War.  This story from The Cricket's archive tells the story.

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