NH News
4:44 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Smoking Ban Takes Effect In Manchester's Public Housing

Credit David Hegarty via Flickr CC

Non-smokers living in Manchester’s public housing are getting a little more breathing room.

A smoking ban goes into effect today for the city’s 1,400 public housing units.

Dick Dunfey, Executive Director of the Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, says it will be a tough transition for some residents. 

We totally recognize how difficult this is going to be for certain smokers, but we do believe it's over-ridden by the health benefits for those who live near and with them. 

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NH News
6:49 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Manchester's Charter Commission Election: All About The Schools

Speed dating at the charter commission meet and greet in the Central High library.
Ryan Lessard NHPR

On Tuesday, Manchester voters will pick nine names from a list of 62 candidates vying to serve on the city’s charter commission. And public education is a central issue.

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