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2024 Downtown Summer Series Movie Nights Announced

Published: 05/30/2024 10:53 AM

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2024 Downtown Summer Series Movie Nights Announced

The Downtown Summer Series, featuring Free Movie Nights in the Park, returns this summer with an exciting lineup of four incredible films at Veterans Memorial Park. Screenings will begin at dusk, and concessions will be available for purchase. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy a night under the stars on 6/26, 7/17, 7/31, and 8/14.

The Movies in the Park Series is brought to you by the Manchester City Library, Manchester Public Television, Parks and Recreation, the Economic Development Office, and the Mayor's Office.

MEDO Launches RFP for Downtown and Millyard Cleaning, Maintenance, Safety, and Hospitality Services 12-Month Pilot Program

Published: 03/21/2024 10:14 AM

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Manchester Economic Development Office Launches RFP for Downtown and Historic Millyard Public Health and Safety Initiative

Manchester, NH March 21, 2024 – The Manchester Economic Development Office (MEDO) has announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) aimed at enhancing public health and safety in the Downtown and Historic Millyard areas of the Central Business Service District (CBSD). Collaborating with the Mayor’s Office, the Department of Public Works, Manchester Police Department, and the Parking Division, MEDO is seeking bids from qualified contractors for a transformative 12-month pilot program.

This innovative initiative, a cornerstone of the city's ongoing efforts to revitalize its urban core, will see the deployment of a specialized Street Team dedicated to providing comprehensive cleaning, maintenance, safety, and hospitality services. With coverage 6-7 days a week and operating hours spanning 8 hours a day, the program aims to create a safe, clean, and welcoming environment for residents, visitors, and businesses alike.

Key activities to be undertaken by the Street Team include:

  • Litter collection
  • Trash can cleaning
  • Weed control
  • Pressure washing sidewalks
  • Graffiti removal
  • Street fixture upkeep
  • Minor landscaping and watering
  • Pet waste clean-up
  • Snow removal

Additionally, team members will serve as ambassadors for the community, offering hospitality services such as friendly assistance, directions, and information about local attractions. Interested parties are encouraged to review the full RFP.

Click Here for the RFP 

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Welcomes Breeze Airways with Nonstop Service Starting June 2024

Published: 02/27/2024 2:51 PM

[MANCHESTER, NH] – February 27, 2024 – Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) is excited to welcome Breeze Airways to New Hampshire with nonstop service to Charleston International Airport (CHS), Orlando International Airport (MCO), and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) beginning June 14, 2024. Breeze will also offer one stop/no change of plane BreezeThru service to Tampa International Airport (TPA).

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Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Welcomes Sun Country Airlines with Nonstop Service from/to Minneapolis, Minnesota

Published: 02/20/2024 10:59 AM

[MANCHESTER, NH] – February 20, 2024 – Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) is excited to welcome Sun Country Airlines to New Hampshire with exclusive nonstop service to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) starting August 22, 2024.

Sun Country is MHT’s sixth airline and will offer the only nonstop service from New Hampshire to Minnesota. The airline will begin by operating this route on Boeing 737-800s once weekly.

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Avelo Airlines Expands Service from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport with New Route to Greenville, South Carolina

Published: 02/20/2024 9:00 AM

HELLO, AVELO! This past week, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport announced their newest nonstop flight to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. You can fly twice weekly to GSP starting May 10, 2024. In addition, Avelo will be increasing flights to Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) starting May 2. Book your flights today at www.aveloair.com. #FlyMHT #HelloAvelo

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