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  • Manchester Police Senior Walks

    The Manchester Police Department’s Community Policing Division announces the 2016 Fall Senior Walks.  These walks allow seniors to exercise and experience Manchester (more…)

  • Next for NH Schools: Mapping Your Child’s Brain (Psychological Profiling)

    Universal Design for Learning (UDL): From Personalized Learning, to Computer Based Learning, to Higher Order Thinking Skills, to measuring non-cognitive dispositions and mindsets, to mapping your child’s brain. Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires assessments to be developed to the extent practicable using the principles of universal design for learning. (UDL) That is a significant […]

  • On Air News Read for September 27, 2016

    Due to extended dry conditions, which haven’t been experienced in nearly fifty years, the Manchester Water Works is suggesting its customers voluntarily restrict water usage.   (more…)

  • Presidential Debate: Trump v Clinton

    (Hour 1a) Rich started by talking about the Presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  He displayed his criticism towards Lester Holt’s behavior (more…)

  • Manchester Fire Chief on War on Drugs

    (Hour 1b) Manchester Fire Department Chief Dan Goonan spoke about the current state of the Queen City’s war on drugs, informing Rich about the funding for Safe (more…)

  • The Dangers of ATM Skimming

    (Hour 1c) Retired officer Jim Gaudet informed the listeners about the issue of ATM skimming for Public Safety This Week.  He also talked about the widespread use of credit (more…)

  • Terror Attack, a Birthday and the Presidential Debate

    (Hour 2a) Rich spoke about the most recent terror-inspired attack, which took place in Seattle.  He took a call from his lovely family, who sang Happy Birthday to him.  Finally, he and (more…)

  • Changes in the Manchester School District

    (Hour 2b) Rich spoke about the benefits and importance of Manchester within the state of New Hampshire.  He talked about changes within the Manchester School District.   (more…)

  • Colonial Crime Fighting

    (Hour 2c) James Patrick Riley of Courage, New Hampshire shared a ghoulish story from July 1796 for The History Segment.  He talked about a change in culture (more…)

  • Civics Education and the Smearing of the Founding Fathers

    (Hour 3a) Rich talked about the failing state of the school system.  He informed the listeners about standardized tests for civics education and he displayed his disgust (more…)

  • Manchester Water Works Director on NH’s Drought

    (Hour 3b) Rich spoke to Phil Croasdale, who is the Manchester, New Hampshire Water Works Director.   (more…)

  • Winterizing Your Windows

    (Hour 3c) Ron Peik of Alpine Environmental spoke to Rich about the wonderful world of windows for this morning’s Fix It Right, Fix It Now.  They discussed (more…)

  • GAL Turns Five Years Old!

    (Hour 1a) Rich opened the show by talking about it’s 5th birthday! He told the listeners about his upcoming birthday and talked about Manchester’s new superintendent.   (more…)

  • Manchester Elects New Superintendent

    (Hours 1b,c) Rich informed the listeners about Manchester’s new superintendent, speaking about Connie Van Houten’s apparent need to vote against the candidacy of (more…)

  • Accountability Within Local Governing Bodies

    (Hour 2a) Rich spoke about the need for accountability within local governing bodies.  He spoke about a number of local issues, including the dispute between Donna Green (more…)

  • Donald Trump and the Economy

    (Hour 2b) Rich spoke about the Presidential race, commenting on what Trump should do during this evening’s debate.  He then took a call from Roland in Manchester, who (more…)