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Category: 2013 Local Election Audio

2013 MHT Election results certified, analyzed

(Hour 1b) Rich corrected his predictions for Election 2013, read the certified results and offered his analysis.  Is the declining voter participation in the Queen City directly attributable to our non-partisan system?  Also, the Manchester Democrats were definitely working the phones for this election.  Were the Republicans matching their efforts?...

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Gatsas on Election, Campaigns, MHT moving forward

(Hour 3b, c) Fresh off of his victory in last night’s election, Mayor Ted Gatsas stopped in to discuss the hard-fought contest and how proud that his campaign did not engage in any of the negative campaigning.  “We’ve never done it, and we never will.”  Also, Ted’s take on the other campaigns, election results, the Charter Commission and Manchester moving forward:  the budget, Union contracts, Yager Decker, the Tax Cap and repairing our roads....

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Election Day 2013; Analysis and Predictions

(Hour 1a, b, c and Hour 2a)  Our humble host had a hard time containing his excitement: Election Day is like Christmas morning for him (and politicos like him).  Rich had a final analysis on the issues, the candidates and his predictions.  And kudos to Sara, Patrice, Jacob and Gil: our field reporters who were running all over Manchester for voter turnout numbers all morning long! (Hour 1a) School Board candidates on Common Core: http://www.girardatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/11-05-2013-Hour-1a.mp3 (Hour 1b) Candidates for Alderman on the Tax Cap, plus a call from our Number One Fan Christopher Duffley: http://www.girardatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/11-05-2013-Hour-1b.mp3 (Hour 1c) The candidates...

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Queen City History: River Boating

(Hour 2c) The History Lady, Aurore Eaton, gave us the history of river boating in Manchester and how the railroads eventually drove them out of business. We also had Alderman Patrick Arnold call in to discuss his campaign for Mayor.  He also had a message for voters: YOUR VOTE COUNTS!  Plus Ward 11 candidate for alderman Christoper Hussey called in, too....

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Early numbers and calls from Local Candidates

(Hour 3a, b, c) More LOCAL Election Day 2013 coverage!  Rich discussed the hot races and we fielded more calls from local candidates.     (Hour 3a) Included calls from Armand in Manchester and candidate for Alderman-at-Large Will Infantine. http://www.girardatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/11-05-2013-Hour-3a.mp3 (Hour 3b) Included calls from Ward 10 Alderman Phil Greazzo and Ross Terrio, candidate for Alderman in Ward 7 http://www.girardatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/11-05-2013-Hour-3b.mp3 (Hour 3c) Included calls from Welfare Commissioner Paul Martineau, Mayor Ted Gatsas and Win Hutchinson, candidate for Alderman in Ward 2....

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Alderman Levasseur actions unethical, illegal?

(Hour 2a) Alderman-at-Large Joe Kelly Levasseur contacted the Manchester Dog Park Association’s insurance agency to ask questions about the policy on file with the city.  Knowing that Levasseur was an alderman, but not knowing he wasn’t authorized by the board or any ordinance or statute to obtain additional information, the agency’s employee provided some information which shouldn’t have been released and which Levasseur misrepresented both at the meeting and on his television show where he admitted to contacting the agency. Read our entire On Air News Read....

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The multiple aliases of Joe Kelly Levasseur

(Hour 3a) Rich reviewed some of the nasty e-mails he’s received from Alderman-at-Large Joe Kelly Levasseur in response to allegations that he is using several aliases to criticize political opponents.  The newest one being Jeff Roberts, who strangely enough, uses eerily similar “Joe-isms” and shares Levasseur’s very poor grammar skills.  And of course there’s the Powers twins, Bill and Jeff.  Wonder if they’re related to Austin…...

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City GOP Chair Simmons on campaigns, controversies

(Hour 3c) Acting City Chair of the Manchester Republican Committee, Tammy Simmons joined us for her take on the current campaigns.  She also had much to say about candidates like Joe Kelly Levasseur and Don Mattingly, who don’t seem to be “part of the team.”  Is there any truth to certain allegations being made about her, Will Infantine and Phil Greazzo.  And what does Tammy think about the campaign “shenanigans” that we’ve chronicled here?   Dave from Manchester called in with a question about ethics involving the Dog Park Committee.  More of that LOCAL radio you’ll get ONLY on Girard...

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