Daily Archives: April 14, 2017

Grief and Gratitude on Good Friday

Great griefs are like great joys: they bend time. My sister died twenty years ago. Sometimes it seems so long ago that mercifully, I can barely remember the details. Other times, those details rush back at me so sharply I … Continue reading

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Casino Lou’s Gambling Bill and the State’s Allocation of Funding

After reading a message from a listener in Milford, Rich tackled Senator Lou D’Allesandro’s most recent gambling bill.  He pointed out the reasoning for the bill and took a call from Eddy in Manchester, who wondered about the finances.  They … Continue reading

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Easter brings ski season to a colorful end

Easter imagery is full of blooming flowers and the bright colors of spring, but in New Hampshire the Easter Bunny skis. This year, the famous rabbit will have a choice of areas still open with good coverage, and rumor has … Continue reading

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Remains, old gravesite found in Kingston New Hampshire

Kingston police responded to the woods after hikers found what they believed to be a skull last weekend. The earth had been moved in the area to create logging roads. Police say in addition to the skull, some hair with … Continue reading

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MacDonald Sworn in as New Hampshire Attorney General

Gordon MacDonald is officially New Hampshire’s new Attorney General. He was sworn in Thursday by Gov. Chris Sununu at the State House in Concord. MacDonald was formerly a lawyer in Manchester at the firm Nixon Peabody. He says his top priority will be … Continue reading

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Liberty House in Manchester helps homeless veterans overcome challenges

No one knows just how many homeless veterans are on the streets of New Hampshire cities. Liberty House, with just 10 beds in its modest two-story structure on Baker Street in Manchester, tries to help those outside its walls as … Continue reading

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DCYF confidentiality claim pure self-interest, meant to bar public scrutiny

Judge Gillian Abramson writes in her ruling that the pleading for confidentiality on behalf of the Division for Children, Youth and Families “is motivated purely by their own self-interest in minimizing public exposure of their alleged errors.” More…  Union Leader … Continue reading

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UNH Admin. Helps Students Beg Legislature for More Money

Please sir, may I have another…ten million. In an effort to encourage the New Hampshire Legislature to allocate more funding in the upcoming state budget to the university system, members of the UNH student body and university administration met in … Continue reading

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Where are the Children?

In all the discussions, testimonies, and articles about the proposed school choice ESA, the opposition refuses to comment on the educational effects on children. Where are the children in their comments? Why don’t they focus on the impact it has … Continue reading

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NHFC Still Seeks Help To Stop Nomination of Fish and Game Commissioner

Even though calls and emails are still needed, we have heard from sources inside the Statehouse that your calls and emails are starting to work.  But the fight is not over and we need to keep the pressure on. More… … Continue reading

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