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Metzler Musings, the Police Exam and Observing Hurricane Jose

(Hour 3a) Rich started the segment by talking about Timberlane Regional School District Superintendent Earl Metzler.  He then shared about taking the police exam, before speaking to Meteorologist Al Kaprielian.  Al addressed the concerns surrounding Hurricane Jose and gave this weekend’s weather forecast.  Tune in to get the details! Click here to view the mentioned archive with Hooksett Police Chief Janet Bouchard....

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Hurricane Harvey, a Busy Vacation and a Graffiti Grudge

(Hour 1a) Rich opened the show by talking about Hurricane Harvey, which is causing devastation within Texas.  He then went on to tell the listeners about how he spent his vacation.  Finally, he spoke about this morning’s schedule and shared his disdain for those who are in involved in spreading graffiti.  Tune in to get the details!...

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The Humble Host Interviews New Hooksett Police Chief Janet Bouchard

(Hours 1b,c) Rich talked to Hooksett Police Chief Janet Bouchard.  He started by talking about the transition after former Chief Peter Bartlett stepped down, and made distinctions between male and female officers.  They also addressed the police exam, rewarding aspects of the job, controversy in the department and more.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 1c) Rich continued with Chief Bouchard for Public Safety This Week.  They started by discussing the legacy of former Chief Bartlett and the direction in which she would like to take the department.  They then talked about problems with the Firebird Motel, domestic...

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On Air News Read for May 30, 2017

High drama took place in the parking lot of the Market Basket in Londonderry on Saturday.  The Londonderry Police Department issued a release saying it was called to the scene of an armed robbery there at about a quarter to one.  According to police, two white females in a newer model silver/gray Ford Focus or Fiesta hatchback approached a woman loading groceries into her car.  The driver asked the woman for a cigarette and exited the vehicle.  She then forcefully took the woman’s purse and got back into the car.  The victim attempted to retrieve her purse and was...

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On Air News Read for May 11, 2017

As part of the Trump Administration’s ongoing effort to address the opioid crisis in America, Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price, M.D., was in the state yesterday to hear from local leaders, emergency services personnel and drug treatment and recovery providers.  He came right to Ground Zero in Manchester, stopping for a private session at the Central Fire Station to learn about the city’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic.  Mayor Ted Gatsas was on hand as was Fire Chief Dan Goonan, Police Chief Nick Willard, Emergency Medical Services Officer Christopher Hickey and Governor Christopher Sununu, among...

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Federal Involvement in the Opioid Crisis and Trouble With Illegal Immigration

(Hour 2a) Rich started the hour by telling the listeners that the Hooksett Police Department now has a new chief.  He talked about the horrific murders that recently occurred within Boston at the hands of an illegal immigrant and took a call from Eddy in Manchester, who shared about the Federal Government’s participation and strategy within the opioid epidemic and discussed the stance of The Ins and Outs of Immigration Anchor Eva Castillo-Turgeon.  Rich then pointed out the danger that is presented to emergency personnel due to the lethal nature of the drugs that are invading the streets and he shared...

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Chief Peter Bartlett: Experience with the Hooksett PD and a Transition to Dracut MA

(Hours 2a,b) Rich spoke to Hooksett Police Department Chief Peter Bartlett.  Chief Bartlett began the segment by explaining why he decided to transfer to Dracut, Massachusetts.  He talked about working the son of Girard at Large frequent guest host Dr. Jeff Czarnec, what the Hooksett Police Department looked like when he arrived as Chief, why he came out of retirement and building trust the officers that he works with.   (Hour 2b) As Rich continued with Chief Bartlett they discussed comments that the Chief made concerning motor vehicle violations.  They talked about necessary changes to the police report process in...

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On Air News Read for April 25, 2017

Earlier this month the Hooksett Police Department took a report from a senior citizen who was a victim of a phone scam.  The individual received a phone call from a male whom he believed to be a family member.  The male stated that he had been arrested and that bail money needed to be sent by means of gift cards over the phone.  After the victim purchased and sent hundreds of dollars worth of gift cards, he was contacted by another individual claiming to be the family member’s attorney.  The victim then sent a large amount of money through...

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On Air News Read for April 14, 2017

Hooksett will soon be searching for a new police chief.  Chief Peter Bartlett has announced he’s on to bigger and better things, securing the police chief’s position in Dracut, MA.  Bartlett retied as a lieutenant in the Manchester Police Department in two thousand eleven after twenty four years on the job.  He came out of retirement to apply for the Hooksett chief’s position in two thousand thirteen, more than a year after embattled Police Chief Stephen Agrafiotis resigned in January, two thousand twelve.  By virtually all accounts, Bartlett is credited with significantly improving the performance and morale of the...

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On Air News Read for March 6, 2017

Various committees of the Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen, along with the board itself, will meet this week.  Tonight, the Committee on Public Safety, Health and Traffic will meet at four thirty.  On the agenda is an item from the Board of School Committee’s Buildings and Sites Committee regarding the awful traffic congestion that takes place around Jewett Street Elementary School and Southside at arrival and dismissal times.  Accompanying the letter from the Buildings and Sites Committee is a list of recommendations from city staff regarding various parking regulations changes they believe will improve the situation. On the...

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