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On Air News Read for Ocotber 11, 2017

As members of our Large and Loyal Listening Audience know, Ward Six school board candidate Jon DiPietro filed a Right to Know request asking the Manchester School District to release the report detailing the findings of its attorney’s investigation into the release of non-public personnel information by at-Large School Committeewoman Nancy Tessier.  The report found that Tessier violated policies of the board, provisions of the charter and laws of the state.  While the board discussed the findings is open session, its attorney, James O’Shaughnessy,  said that the report was subject to attorney client privilege and would require a vote...

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For a Better Manchester PAC

(Hour 2b) Rich talked to Lisa Gravel, who informed him about her For a Better Manchester PAC.  Lisa spoke about the candidates that her PAC has endorsed, volunteer support, candidates that she would like to support and concerns that she has with Mayoral candidate Joyce Craig.  Finally, she informed the listeners about an upcoming event.  Tune in to hear all about it! Click here to view the PAC’s site....

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On Air News Read for September 18, 2017

September’s shaping to be a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month for opioid overdoses in the Queen City.  (Apologies to Alexander!) Manchester Fire Department Emergency Medical Services Officer Christopher Hickey released September’s month to date statistics showing fifty one suspected overdoses, including four fatalities.  There were sixty three overdoses, with five fatalities, in all of last September.  Thus far this year, there have been five hundred ninety eight suspected overdoses, including forty six deaths. On the Safe Station front, as of Friday, one thousand five hundred ninety six people had made a total of two thousand three hundred...

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Elizabeth Ann Moreau – Candidate for Alderman in Ward 6

(Hour 1b) Guest host former Manchester Ward 6 Alderman Nick Pappas talked to Elizabeth Ann Moreau, who is a candidate for Alderman in Ward 6.  Nick started by inquiring about Elizabeth’s thoughts concerning the decorum of last nights Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.  They then tackled the issues of conflicts of interest with Manchester’s Charter, Keno in the Granite State, the tax cap and more.  Tune in to hear all about it!...

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Lisa Gravel, Tammy Simmons and a Breach in the Tax Cap

(Hours 1a,b) Guest hosts Lisa Gravel and Tammy Simmons opened up the show by explaining why they’re on the show.  Lisa shared about her attendance at last month’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the subsequent petition that she produced.  They then discussed their plans to speak at city hall later today and Lisa pointed out that she’ll be missing previously-set plans to attend the meeting.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 1b) Lisa and Tammy discussed the process in which the Aldermen have to vote to send her complaint to the Conduct Board.  Lisa spoke about communication between...

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Gaudet Discusses His Complaint Concerning the Breach in Manchester’s Charter

(Hour 1c) Guest hosts Lisa Gravel and Tammy Simmons talked to retired officer Jim Gaudet for Public Safety This Week.  They addressed Jim’s complaint regarding the breach of Manchester’s Charter at the hands of some of Manchester’s Aldermen.  Jim pointed out that this is the second time that they breached the Charter and they discussed the authority of the Mayor.  Tune in to hear...

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Former Mayor Ray Wieczorek Discusses Charter Breach and Yager Decker

(Hour 2a) Guest hosts Lisa Gravel and Tammy Simmons talked to former Manchester Mayor Raymond Wieczorek.  The Honorable Wieczorek pointed out that salaries are out of control and they shared how he and Lisa had become acquainted.  They then discussed whether or not there were conflicts of interests while he was the Mayor and the former Mayor shared about how Yager Decker came to be.  Finally, they brought up the resurrection of Fast Day, tax cap overrides and more.  Tune in to get 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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Tammy Simmons – Candidate for Alderman in Ward 10

(Hour 3a) Guest host Lisa Gravel talked to Tammy Simmons, who is a candidate for Alderman in Ward 10.  Tammy began by telling the listeners why she’s running for the seat.  She addressed the topics of property taxes, healthcare benefits for city workers, Yager Decker, running against Bill Barry and more.  Tune in to get all of the details! To contact Tammy, send her an email at...

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