Category Archives: Property Rights

Local NH Tax Rate on the Rise

I don’t know about you, but for me $30 per thousand is a psychological breaking point. Sandown’s property tax rate this year is $30.78.  We’ve outstripped even the notorious town of Danville which has a comparably attractive $28.25 per thousand … Continue reading

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Planning Board Prepares Zoning Amendment Warrant Article To Permit High Density Housing in All Zones

At the November 8, 2017 Planning Board (PB) meeting, the PB okayed the writing of several amendments to Chapter 133 Henniker Zoning Regulations. Two of these amendments will have significant impact; I.) The Planning Board has authorized the Part Time Town Planer … Continue reading

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NH landlords up in arms over House panel’s changes to lead remediation bill

New Hampshire landlords have come out strongly against a last-minute proposed change to a lead remediation bill that would substitute $6 million, mainly in grants, for the same amount in dubious and limited loan guarantees – money that would have … Continue reading

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Are RPC State Smart Transportation Initiatives Going After Uber and Lyft?

Uber and Lyft riders and drivers, beware. Regionalism and urbanism may be the reason your services are being banned in various cities across the world. … According to the “State Smart Transportation Initiative” ride-hailing increases the use of cars and the actual … Continue reading

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Regional Planning Commission Fears Loss of Federal Funding

According to this September 18, 2017, article in the Valley News, “The threat of potential cuts to federal transportation spending has left one Upper Valley agency questioning how it can continue to provide services without its main source of revenue. | Keep … Continue reading

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Blasting Media Coverage As ‘Skewed,’ IBEW To Report Daily On Northern Pass Hearings

Criticizing media coverage of the Northern Pass Transmission project, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers says it is starting a daily blog to report a “balanced” look at the ongoing Site Evaluation Committee hearings, but wouldn’t say Wednesday night who … Continue reading

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Property Rights In Henniker

Right now for the record, OHB is not a fan of Zoning! Why, because most people fail to review and amend Zoning Ordinances on a regular basis. In other words what was once good in the past can become very … Continue reading

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