Events

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Manchester Merriment

Six weeks of holiday charm to embrace the spirit of the season. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and in Manchester that means welcoming the winter holidays in festive style including with a community tree lighting ceremony, lighted tractor parade, and more…

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Focus on Manchester Community Library

Libraries across the country are undergoing an evolution. No longer simply repositories for books, libraries are seeking out reinvention as a means to better serve a more multifaceted purpose in response to the changing cultural, demographic, and technological trends. Modernized libraries are needed now more than ever before…

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gardenscapes

An Inside Look at Some Exquisite Gardens Nurtured by Local Homeowners and Landscapes – A bronze statue named Traveler by Curt Brill is one of many to grace the grounds at Manchester’s Turkey Hill Farm. Arms outstretched in a gesture of gratitude, it faces the apple orchard, welcoming its harvest. Landowner Sylvia Stroup accepts this interpretation, but the story behind its placement is far simpler. Resting on axis with the back porch of the house, it counterbalances…

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane

Historic Main Street in Manchester Village is the perfect after-dinner stroll when summer’s sunset is late in the evening or on those bright, foliage-glorious mornings in autumn. The entire district was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 because of its significance as an early 19th century New England resort, anchored by a fine hotel that “catered to the highest classes of society.”…