On the front line: Detective Abigail Zimmer of the MPD

Originally published in the Manchester Journal on June 21, 2017 By Cherise Madigan MANCHESTER — For Detective Abigail Zimmer, it’s been a long and winding road to success. Still, the journey has made the destination all the sweeter for Zimmer, the first and only female officer at the Manchester Police Department. As a single mother, …

For Some, a Church can be Found in a Forest

Originally published in the Manchester Journal on April 19, 2017 By Cherise Madigan cmadigan@benningtonbanner.com DANBY — In the midst of a holy weekend, it can be difficult for the less denominational among us to connect with a deeper spirituality. For the multitudes of worshippers that find solace in prayer, faith is often more easily found. For …