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Mayor-elect Craig and Overriding the Tax Cap

(Hour 2b) Rich updated the listeners about blanks tallied during this week’s elections and informed them that he will not be asking for a recount.  He then wondered about the number of voters from the Democratic and Republican Parties and pointed out the Republicans were outvoted.  Finally, he pointed out that with not enough votes on the Board of Aldermen to override the tax cap Mayor-elect Joyce Craig may be in trouble.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Craig’s Criticisms: Pay to Play Politics

(Hour 2a) Rich began the segment by talking about the Las Vegas shooting.  He then discussed the rezoning on South Mammoth Road, pointing out Mayoral candidate Joyce Craig’s claims of pay to play politics.  Tune in to hear all about it!...

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Queen City Elections: Campaign Funding, Union Endorsements and a Candidate Commentary

(Hours 2a,b) After discussing the upcoming Community Connections segment, Rich attempted to get the listeners up to date on the Queen City’s elections, starting with sharing about the funding of the Joyce Craig and Ted Gatsas campaigns.  He then spoke about the Manchester Education Association’s endorsement of candidates and pointed out the Union’s priorities.   (Hour 2b) Rich continued in his discussion about Manchester’s upcoming elections, addressing where certain races could affect Mayor Ted Gatsas’ reelection efforts.  He commented on campaigning efforts and displayed the impact of perception.  Tune in to get the...

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Andre Rosa – Candidate for Alderman in Ward 11

(Hour 1b) Guest hosts State Representative Victoria Sullivan, her son Buddy and DJ Dave talked to Andre Rosa, who is a candidate for Alderman in Ward 11.  Andre discussed the frustration that lead to his running for office.  They spoke about the tax cap, political jargon, corruptness and more.  Tune in to get the details!...

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Ed Sapienza – Candidate for Alderman in Ward 8

(Hour 2a) Guest hosts State Representative Victoria Sullivan, her son Buddy and DJ Dave spoke to Ed Sapienza, who is a candidate for Alderman in Ward 8.  They addressed Sanctuary Cities, Yager Decker, housing shortages, the tax cap and more.  Tune in for all of the details!...

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Steve Mathieu – Candidate for Alderman in Ward 4

(Hours 2b,c) Guest hosts Lisa Gravel and Tammy Simmons talked to Steve Mathieu, who is a candidate for Alderman in Ward 4.  Steve began his segment by sharing about why he decided to run for Alderman, after praising the work of former Manchester Mayor Ray Wieczorek.  They commented on his opposition, Alderman Chris Herbert, and played the infamous clip in which he suggests that removing the elderly from their homes would be within Manchester’s benefit.  Tune in to hear more!   (Hour 2c) As Lisa and Tammy continued with Steve they addressed the breaking of Manchester’s Charter.  They addressed Yager Decker,...

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Gravel: Watching the aldermen with complete disgust

Publisher’s Note:  We post this testimony given by Ward 7 resident Lisa Gravel to the Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 My name is Lisa Gravel and I have been a property owner in Ward 7 for almost 18 years. I have watched many of these Board meeting and been filled with complete disgust.  I watch as you vote on unsustainable contract after unsustainable contract.  Giving city employees getting perks I can only dream of.  I mean “Fast Day”??  This is a holiday that has not been on the books since the 90’s.  So...

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Shock and Awe at Last Night’s Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting

(Hours 2a,b) Rich told the listeners about last night’s Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.  He started by addressing former Alderman Bill Cashin’s letter, in which he accused Mayor Ted Gatsas of covering up the rape that occurred in West High School for political purposes.  He talked about the reaction displayed by those at the meeting and wondered how Joyce Craig would react to the incident.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 2b) After taking on the role of Mayoral hopeful Joyce Craig’s adviser, Rich switched gears and discussed the proposed zoning changes in the...

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2017 Elections: Rundown of the Queen City Candidates

(Hours 2a,b) Rich gave the listeners a rundown of the upcoming Queen City elections.  He went Ward by Ward, discussing those who have filed for office and sharing his opinion on individual races.  He expressed his increased interest in the Ward 2 race between Will Stewart and Paul Marineau and more.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 2b) Rich continued in his discussion, beginning where he left off in Ward 6.  He commented on the races and encouraged the listeners to run for office if they are less than excited about their options....

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