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On Air News Read for November 10, 2017

Saying he is, quote “grounded in the people and places of New Hampshire,” District Four Executive Councilor Christopher Pappas, Democrat from Manchester, announced he will be a candidate for Congress in the First District.  In a Facebook post that went up yesterday afternoon, Pappas said Washington Republicans weren’t addressing the needs of the middle-class and that he wanted to be part of a new generation of leadership to turn things around. On the “About Chris” page on the Web site published in conjunction with the announcement, Pappas is praised for his work as an executive councilor who helped lead...

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On Air News Read for October 17, 2017

New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and D M V Director Elizabeth Bieleki have issued a fraud alert warning about an email scam.  The fake D M V email notifies the recipient that they were cited with a traffic violation and it demands payment of the fine within 7 2 hours.  The scam email contains links for “easy pay” or to contest the fine.  The email originates from the scam email address “violations at citygovernment.co.gov.” The Division of Motor Vehicles does not notify drivers of violations through email, nor does it email requests for payment of fines.  Any...

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On Air News Read for August 3, 2017

Quote: “If we’re going to clean up that quality of life stuff, you have to go after the landlords.” That’s what Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard had to say during an interview on the Girard at Large Radio Show on Tuesday.  Willard voiced frustration with property owners who failed to maintain their properties and ignored citations issued by city officials to clean them up.  Willard said property owners that left barrels overturned, trash on their properties and or in the alleyways contributed to negative neighborhood environments that invited crime. The complaint filed by Manchester resident Lisa Gravel against Ward...

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On Air News Read for August 1, 2017

New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announced the indictment of fifty three year old Jerry Newton of Hillsborough on four counts of financial exploitation involving his elderly mother.  The indictments allege that Newton, having a power of attorney for his mother, misappropriated three hundred twenty eight thousand three hundred seventy five dollars that should have been used for her sole benefit between September 2 0 1 5 through last August.  New Hampshire R S A 6 3 1 : 9 provides, quote:   “ that any person, in a breach of fiduciary obligation, who takes either temporarily or...

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On Air News Read for July 27, 2017

On Tuesday, members of the New Hampshire State Police Narcotics and Investigations Unit and the Mobile Enforcement Team, along with members of Homeland Security Investigations and the Manchester Police Department-Special Investigations Unit, concluded a four-month investigation into illicit drug trafficking in and around the city of Manchester.  As a result, an arrest warrant was executed on thirty four year old Kory Almand of Manchester.   Almand was charged with one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute the Controlled Drug Fentanyl, three counts of Sale of a Controlled Drug Fentanyl, one count of felon in possession of a firearm...

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On Air News Read for July 14, 2017

New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald announced, yesterday, that his office, along with the Merrimack County Attorney’s Office, the Concord Police Department and the New Hampshire State Police, has begun a criminal investigation into St. Paul’s School in Concord.  MacDonald said he launched the investigation in light of the report recently released by the school detailing sexual assaults of students by teachers and the exposure of student sexual conquest rituals, such as the “Senior Salute,” a practice which led to the highly publicized prosecution of Owen Labrie, a graduating St. Paul’s student in 2 0 1 5.  Another allegation of...

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On Air News Read for June 13, 2017

Out of the slumbering depths of obscurity, the Manchester City Republican Committee has suddenly awakened!  Party Chair Tammy Simmons issued a press release yesterday demanding that Ward Two Alderman Ron Ludwig and Ward Eleven Alderman Normand Gamache quote “follow the City Charter and declare a conflict of interest.”   Simmons issued the statement after it became known that a recent fact finder’s report suggesting the Board of Mayor and Aldermen give the unions representing the city’s firefighters and supervisors the same contract it gave to the unions representing the city’s police officers and supervisors had been added to the agenda...

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On Air News Red for April 6, 2017

Eddie Edwards, Republican from Dover, has announced his candidacy for Congress in the First District.  A navy veteran, Edwards has served as Chief of the South Hampton Police Department and Chief of the New Hampshire Liquor Commission’s Division of Liquor Enforcement and Licensing.  He is a graduate the F B I National Academy in Quantico, VA.  Following his career in law enforcement, Edwards went into the private sector to help small businesses cut through red tape. The announcement released yesterday said that, throughout his career, Edwards has worked to address the problems of substance abuse, most notably while working...

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