J Barrett & Company Supports The Open Door
Jan09

J Barrett & Company Supports The Open Door

J Barrett & Company is pleased to announce that the company has made a $3,750 donation to The Open Door in Gloucester. Agents throughout the firm’s seven offices initially raised $1,875 but as it has in past years, J Barrett & Company matched the agents’ fund-raising efforts dollar-for-dollar. “We are very proud to support such an amazing organization that helps our neighbors on the North Shore,” says Jon Gray, president....

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ME Rotary Club Scholarships
Jan06

ME Rotary Club Scholarships

scholarship recipients[/caption] Manchester-Essex Rotary Club presented scholarship checks to MERHS alumni at their semester breaks. Samantha Booma, who attends Trinity College, Heather Holley, who attends Union College, Garrett Lamothe who attends Vassar College, and Alison Marshall who attends University of New Hampshire, spoke to club members about their first semester experiences. Thank you to our Rotary Scholarship committee for...

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All Purpose Flowers Comes to Magnolia
Jan02

All Purpose Flowers Comes to Magnolia

Magnolia native Linda Brown has opened a new flower shop, called “All Purpose Flowers” on the far side of Lexington Avenue (right next door to Manchester local Michelle Rossi-Voorhees’ custom sewing shop) in Magnolia. The charming shop offers requisite custom flower arrangements (with free delivery) for weddings, celebrations, etc. alongside specialty gift items such as watercolor paintings, jewelry and small home accents, all with a...

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Santa Arrives by Boat at Masconomo Park
Jan02

Santa Arrives by Boat at Masconomo Park

On Saturday, December 1st the Manchester Community Center, Manchester Mother’s Club and the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Jingle Bell Walk. The Annual Jingle Bell Walk which is co-sponsored by the Community Center, The Manchester Mother’s Club and The Chamber of Commerce was scheduled this year for Saturday, December 1st. Santa arrived at Masconomo Park by boat at 1pm. The jolly man lead the children on a Jingle Bell...

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40 Years and Still Going Strong!
Jan01

40 Years and Still Going Strong!

As part of The Cricket’s end-of-the-year edition planning, we came across this picture from July, 1978 when Coldwell Banker first opened its doors as “Hunneman Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate” in downtown Manchester.  Lo and behold, pictured here are Nannie Winslow with Bob Mintern (l) and Joe Leonard(r).  Forty years later, Nannie is still working at Coldwell Banker as a top...

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