Category Archives: Local NH Politics

Lakes Region Porcupines: March Jury Outreach

We will be handing out juror rights flyers to potential jurors in March and April. Dates for the March 2018 jury pool; March 19, April 2, and April 16.  We will start at 8:30 and likely cross the street for a coffee at 9:00. … Continue reading

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Metzler is Subject to the Will of the Timberlane Board, but Neither He nor the Board Knows It.

Recently I was perusing the Education Administrative Rules and discovered a gem. Contrary to Superintendent Metzler’s many declarations to the contrary, he is indeed subject to the will of the Timberlane school board. Education Administrative Rule 302.01 says this: |Keep … Continue reading

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Judge declares plaintiffs in Nashua spending cap suit have no standing

NASHUA — The city’s spending cap violates state law and is unenforceable, according to a judge who has dismissed a lawsuit brought against the city by two former aldermen. Hillsborough County Superior Court Judge Charles Temple ruled Tuesday that because the … Continue reading

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Fear-mongering by the Portsmouth City Planning Staff???

It wouldn’t be the first time that someone is crying “Wolf” over…..wait for it…..CLIMATE CHANGE!  Now, I have NO problem in city officials in trying to head off problems – it’s what humans do as being the almost the most … Continue reading

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Representative Karel Crawford Votes for Income Tax

Karel Crawford — who represents Tuftonboro, Moultonborough, and Sandwich in the state legislature — voted February 8 for a 0.67% income tax on New Hampshire workers in the form of HB 628. | More at

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Jack Widmer Misleads on Glenn Cordelli

Speaking on Saturday, Tuftonboro Treasurer Jack Widmer misleadingly stated that state representative Glenn Cordelli (R-Tuftonboro) had co-sponsored a bill that would have raised the school tax rate in Tuftonboro. |More at

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Lakes Region Porcupines: Fake News

The Laconia Daily Sun reported on the county budget meeting.  If one takes the time to read the source documents they will find that the Sun seriously lacks credibility, their spin on the facts could provide material for The Onion. Here are the … Continue reading

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