Daily Archives: October 7, 2017

Parents in New Hampshire Respond to Lewd Snapchat Messages

Parents in Litchfield, New Hampshire are being warned by local police and the school district to pay close attention to their children’s social media. This after several middle school girls say they received lewd photographs through the popular social media … Continue reading

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Crybaby Candidates and the Mentality of Self-Importance

On October 5th, I reported on a candidate forum organized and advertised by Ward 6 school board candidate John DiPietro.  Having read his press release and visited the Facebook event post he published, it was clear that this was an open invitation to any … Continue reading

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Despite Lapse in CHIP Funding, N.H. DHHS Says Coverage Doesn’t Face Imminent Risk

At least for now, New Hampshire seems to be in a better position than other states to weather a lapse in federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, after Congress failed to reauthorize it by last week’s … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Doesn’t Like Planners When They Vote the ‘Wrong Way”

“The college believes that the New Hampshire Superior Court decision of Sept. 21 significantly and mistakenly expands Planning Board discretion in the review of building projects,” Dartmouth spokeswoman Diana Lawrence said in an email on Friday explaining the college’s decision … Continue reading

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Les Otten: $5M Balsams Loan Required His Testimony For Northern Pass

CONCORD — The second half of the regulatory war over the Northern Pass Transmission project began in confusion Friday as the opposition opened its case before the Site Evaluation Committee in the months-long proceedings. Eversource’s final witness Les Otten, who … Continue reading

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The mass shooting in Las Vegas this week has prompted gun control advocates to call for stricter laws on the sale and possession of firearms. Most of these proposals are at the federal level. For example, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan … Continue reading

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Did The Henniker Town Administrator Pressure a Contractor to Falsify a Report?

The October 6, 2017, edition of The Messenger (Page 5) states unknown sources as saying Mr. Caleb Connor (Pike Industries the road paving contractor), “felt pressured by Administrator Trovato to certify that the reclamation went down 18, but he refused to falsify his … Continue reading

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Why the New Hampshire GOP Keeps Losing Special Elections

Democrats have won five of seven special elections in New Hampshire – one State Senate seat and four State Rep seats. Unnamed GOP “operatives,” say its simply that the Democrats have more money and staff.  As John Boehner famously said: … Continue reading

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OP-ED: At What Point Will the Public Say ‘Enough is Enough?’

The massacre in Vegas was horrific. The way in which many, who consider themselves to be progressives, have responded, is detrimental to our society as a whole. Hatred oozes from their every word toward their fellow Americans, who simply disagree … Continue reading

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Shurtleff proposes bill to ban ‘bump stock’ devices in NH

CONCORD, N.H. —New Hampshire House Democratic Leader Steve Shurtleff said Friday it is time for “bump stock” multi-trigger activators to be outlawed in the Granite State. Shurtleff, a Vietnam veteran who is now in his seventh term in the House, … Continue reading

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