Daily Archives: October 14, 2017

Extreme Chunkin competition returns to New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Cars, pianos and massive pumpkins will be flying through the air in New Hampshire. The third annual Extreme Chunkin competition is being held Saturday and Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. More than 20 teams will … Continue reading

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Newport NH Chief calls new marijuana law a ‘flawed system’

Newport Police Chief Jim Burroughs doesn’t have much positive to say about New Hampshire’s new marijuana law. “It’s a flawed system. We’re trying to make the best out of it.” “The Legislature didn’t legalize marijuana. It just decriminalized areas of … Continue reading

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Keene “Sanctuary City” Resolution Hearing – Full Video

On Thursday evening, a very large crowd turned out to speak to the city council’s FOP committee on a proposed resolution to make Keene a “sanctuary city”. I’m happy to say that not a single police state xenophobe spoke during the hearing. … Continue reading

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It seems that the older we get, the more complicated our taxes become. As our financial portfolio grows, so does our tax responsibilities. It’s difficult to remember all of the terms and what they each mean. Let’s take a look. … Continue reading

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Plan calling for jail time for addicts revived by Manchester responders faces criticism

MANCHESTER — Stupid, absurd, expensive. Those are some of the reactions to a plan of Manchester aldermanic candidate Bob O’Sullivan to jail and treat addicts who overdose and are revived by Manchester first responders. O’Sullivan said his 30-60-90 Treatment Based … Continue reading

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Taking the temperature of the Seacoast business climate

NH Business Review recently met at the Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth’s offices with businesspeople in the area to get their take on the issues facing the area and its economy, |Keep Reading at NHBR

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Consumers’ view of U.S. economy at highest level in 13 years

Oct. 13 (UPI) — Consumers’ confidence in the U.S. economy has surged this month to its highest level in 13 years, researchers said Friday. Richard Curtin, chief economist for the University of Michigan’s monthly Survey of Consumers, said the rate, which increased … Continue reading

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The Saga of School Board Member Nancy Tessier – Messier and Messier

You have to admire the Manchester paper for helping out a friend on the city’s school committee. Here is the title of a “news” story they wrote: Paul Feely’s City Hall: Did school board member violate confidentiality? The issue isn’t, did … Continue reading

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