Category Archives: Local NH Politics

Pelham Voters To Consider Ban On 55-And-Over Housing

A town in Southern New Hampshire is considering banning 55-and-older housing. Voters in Pelham will decide the issue during a special meeting this Saturday. The ballot question would also impose tighter zoning regulations on 62-plus housing built in town. The … Continue reading

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A Conflict of Interests: The Online Presence of Government Officials

Rich started the segment by talking about “real Americans” and commenting on how best to utilize taxpayer dollars, … He then commented on a Union Leader article concerning the ACLU’s involvement in an ex- firefighter’s suit concerning online comments.  He … Continue reading

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Kevin Kervick: The Julius Caesar disruptors were correct

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So, Joe Sweeney is Going to Resign As Chair of the New Hampshire Young Republicans?

Joe Sweeney, as chair of the New Hampshire Young Republicans, has a seat on the New Hampshire Republican State Party Executive Committee (EC). Less than a week ago the NHGOP hired him as deputy Political director. The NHGOP By-Laws prohibit voting … Continue reading

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Farmington state rep says he’s not racist

A Farmington state representative says allegations that he made racist remarks during a House Education Committee session are “ridiculous” and categorically false. Rep. Joe Pitre, R-Farmington, came under fire on social media after a June 9 committee debate on school … Continue reading

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Ruger introduces stainless 10mm Auto SR1911 (VIDEO)

Pitched at hog hunters and fans of the “centimeter,” Ruger announced this week it is expanding its 1911 line to include a 10mm Auto offering. The SR1911 variant is a full-size, stainless steel 70 Series handgun that uses the same … Continue reading

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Questions the GOP Executive Councilors Should Ask Harriet Miers, er Bobbie Hantz Marconi, But Won’t

The Executive Council, which must confirm the nomination, will hold a “public hearing” on the nomination.  Unlike hearings before the United States Senate, where a finite number of witnesses are called by each Party, the “public hearing” held by the … Continue reading

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