Daily Archives: April 3, 2017

Portsmouth Trying to Ban Plastic Bags Again

The Portsmouth, New Hampshire City Council is meeting tonight for the second reading of a proposal to ban plastic bags in the city council chamber, at City hall, starting at 7 pm. This is not the Council’s first dance with … Continue reading

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Democrat Steve Marchand is Running for Governor

Marchand, a consultant, campaigned last year on making Medicaid expansion under Obamacare permanent, providing better support for roads and bridges, legalizing marijuana, and opposition to the Northern Pass project.He registered his candidate committee last week and it’s dated April 3. … Continue reading

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More Snow Tuesday for Parts of New Hampshire

While the upcoming storm on Tuesday will bring primarily rain to New England, some of the highest elevations of Northern New England will see accumulating snow. The first wave of precipitation arrives after midnight, during the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Giant Goats Coming to Carroll County “Jurassic Farm”

OSSIPEE — A new petting zoo called Jurassic Farm has been opened by Carroll County commissioners on the county’s lower field in Ossipee. Commissioners hope that the main attraction — giant Siberian goats — will be enough of a draw … Continue reading

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N.H. Considers Letting Towns Upgrade Polling Tech

If New Hampshire allows electronic check-in at polling places, replacing ballot clerks drawing lines through voter names in printed books with people touching icons on computer tablet screens, it will be due in part to one unlikely motivation: the alphabet. … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Rebuffs New Hampshire on Ballot Selfies

Voters in New Hampshire are free to take selfies with their election ballots and post the photos online after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to revive a state ban on the practice. The justices, without comment, left intact a federal … Continue reading

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Smile Democrats: NH Has Performed 40% More Background Checks Since 2014

At every opportunity, New Hampshire Democrats and the anti-gun lobby sell their corrupted wares under a banner that increasingly reads “New Hampshire blah blah blah support background checks.” … The answer is more of them. More background checks. More! Now! Well, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Voters Want Integrity in Elections

A majority of Granite Staters want only actual New Hampshire residents voting in elections as well as requiring valid identification. Unfortunately, the organizations pushing against (the) integrity of elections (several out-of-state organizations) don’t want the same integrity of the vote. … Continue reading

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RTK Case Settles Before Supreme Court Argument

“This case highlights that the Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) not only compels public bodies to disclose government records but also regulates how public bodies convene and conduct meetings and how they deliberate and make decisions.” A closely watched case, Porter, et al. … Continue reading

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The New Hampshire Firearms Coalition is pleased to offer this Primary Election Guide for the Carroll 6 Special Election for the State Representative race. These grades are the result of each candidate’s answers to an extensive questionnaire, including any available … Continue reading

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