High School juniors to take SAT in place of Smarter Balanced Test

High School juniors to take SAT in place of Smarter Balanced Test

For many months in late 2014 and early 2015 the Manchester Board of School Committee resisted the Smarter Balanced Testing. Throughout this discussion we had requested that Manchester be allowed to administer the SAT as our standardized test of choice for high school juniors. At the time the district was told this was not an

Slight Increase in CPI for October 2015

Slight Increase in CPI for October 2015

Today, Tuesday, November 17, 2015 the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the October Consumer Price Index Urban for the month of October on which the tax cap for the City of Manchester is based from. In October CPIU saw a slight increase of 0.2%. Read the entire release issued from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Votes do matter: Manchester mayor’s race shows it

Votes do matter: Manchester mayor’s race shows it

Sunday, November 15, 2015 NH Sunday News EDITORIAL Your vote does matter. In Manchester, one need look no further than the results of the mayor’s race. Now certified by recount, incumbent Ted Gatsas beat challenger Joyce Craig by 64 votes out of more than 20,000 cast. Congratulations to both, by the way, for caring enough

Manchester to See Property Tax Decrease in FY2016

Manchester to See Property Tax Decrease in FY2016

City tax rate set at $23.44 per thousand MANCHESTER, NH – – Today the final tax rate for the city of Manchester was set at $23.44 per thousand. This represents a 0.26% decrease in FY2016 from the actual FY2015 tax rate of $23.50 per thousand. The anticipated proposed tax rate set by city Aldermen in

An Open Letter to the Taxpayers of Manchester from Mayor Ted Gatsas

An Open Letter to the Taxpayers of Manchester from Mayor Ted Gatsas

To the Taxpayers of Manchester, For the many months since we have been running this campaign, and throughout my tenure as Mayor, it has been my honor to travel this city and talk with you about the issues and your concerns. You have shared with me what you love about Manchester and ways that you

Q&A: Gatsas answers QOL, the Tax Cap and the war on drugs.

Q&A: Gatsas answers QOL, the Tax Cap and the war on drugs.

In today’s edition of the New Hampshire Union Leader Mayor Ted Gatsas answered 5 question posed to each of the candidates running for Mayor. See Mayor Gatsas’ answers: Mayor Ted Gatsas (incumbent): Background: Incumbent Mayor Gatsas is seeking a fourth term. A lifelong Queen City resident, he is a graduate of Smyth Road Elementary School

City of Manchester Voter Information

City of Manchester Voter Information

This Tuesday, November 3rd is the Manchester Municipal Election. The future of the tax cap is at risk and we must make sure that everyone votes! The polls are open city-wide from 6am to 7pm Polling Locations: WARD 1 WEBSTER SCHOOL (AUDITORIUM) 2519 Elm Street WARD 2 HILLSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL 112 Reservoir Avenue WARD 3

“I’m With Ted” Sign Download

“I’m With Ted” Sign Download

Hit the “I’m With Ted” link, Download the sign, print it and snap a pic and share it on social media – – Show your support for Mayor Ted Gatsas and that you are going to vote for him on Tuesday, November 3rd! Im With Ted

Gatsas Closer Radio Ad: Extraordinary City

Gatsas Closer Radio Ad: Extraordinary City

Today Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas released his closing radio ad for the 2015 Mayoral Cycle. The ad is titled “Extraordinary City”. The script is as follows: It’s an honor to be Mayor of this extraordinary city. What makes us great are the people. Because of your commitment and determination Manchester has achieved great things. I

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