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Below are recent news articles from the District, our businesses, local nonprofits, art groups, and our Banner Sponsors.  View our Downtown Calendar to see a list of upcoming events. Subscribe to WHAT'S UP DOWNTOWN to receive these updates via email twice a month! 
Call for Nominations for Downtown Manchester Special Ser... The Downtown Manchester Special Services District (DMSSD) is the special taxing district of Downtown Manchester.DMSSD is a formal cooper...
Silk City Coffee Hosts Special Book LaunchSilk City Coffee is a downtown business committed to "Love Coffee - Love People." Now, one of the owners, Tammy Gerhard , has written a ...
Facilitating Conversations about the Downtown Manchester... The Downtown Manchester Special Services District is excited about the Town of Manchester's commitment to making updates and improvement...
Business Open House Events for Downtown Manchester Impro... Businesses are invited to attend open house events to provide feedback on the Downtown Manchester Improvements Project.
Manchester Women's Club Supports Downtown ManchesterThe Manchester CT Women's Club is a local group of volunteers that support many programs in and around Manchester! Recently the Women's ...
Send a Downtown Valentine!It's time to show some love to our Downtown Manchester businesses! Complete THIS FORM to send a Downtown Valentine message! The Manchest...
The Wall That Heals Visits ManchesterThe Manchester Elks Lodge #1893 has been awarded the privilege of hosting the Wall That Heals from September 19th to 22nd. The Wall That...
Celebrating Terrific ScarecrowsWe were blown away by the amazing scarecrows from this year's 2023 Downtown Manchester Scarecrow Festival. Fans had two opportunities to...
Creative Notions: A Downtown Mother-Daughter Team Stitch... Creative Notions has been a part of Downtown Manchester for 4 years. Ever since opening the doors, Rachel and Bethany have been active a...
Downtown Manchester Special Services District Annual MeetingThe DMSSD Board of Commissioners will host the annual meeting on Wednesday, 1/17/2024 at 8 am at WORK_SPACe. All meetings are open to th...
Downtown Manchester Special Services District 2024 Month... The Downtown Manchester Board of Commissioners holds monthly meetings. The meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 8am. M...
Town of Manchester Branding SurveyFrom the Town of Manchester (This pertains to Manchester as a whole, not specifically Downtown) At the heart of every great town lies it...

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