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Redistricting Manchester Schools: Addressing Athletics

(Hour 2c) Rich talked to Londonderry Lancers’ Coach Jimmy Lauzon for the final Sports in Our Own Backyard segment.  They began by reminiscing about the segment’s origins, before addressing the athletics side of redistricting.  Then then spoke about the NHIAA, the system of academic eligibility in the Queen City, Championship weekend and more.  Tune in to get all of the...

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Superintendent Vargas on Putting an End to the Politics, District Improvements, Special Ed, Etc.

(Hours 3b,c) Rich talked to Manchester School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas for the final Is Our Children Learning segment.  Rich began by asking the Superintendent why he would like to extend his time as the Superintendent.  They then spoke about areas of improvement in the School District since his appointment, efforts to reach out to sectors in the community and more.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 3c) As Rich and Superintendent Vargas continued they addressed Special Education, fiscal responsibility and...

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Senate Bill 193: Addressing School Choice

(Hours 2b,3a) Rich talked about Senate Bill 193.  He pointed out the opinion of James Madison and the Founding Fathers concerning education and addressed the educational system that requires conformity.  He addressed the criticisms of alternative methods of learning and spoke about the government’s system in teaching children, before taking a call from Eddy in Manchester, who inquired about the drawbacks to STEAM education.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 3a) Rich started the hour by talking about Superintendent Bolgen Vargas, pointing out that he informed the Manchester School Board that he would like to remain...

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Senate Bill 193: The Fight for School Choice

(Hour 2c) Rich talked to the listeners about Senate Bill 193, which was a topic of discussion at last night’s Manchester School Board meeting.  He pointed out the opposition from Board member Connie Van Houten, wondering why she isn’t willing to put her faith in the Manchester School District.  Finally, he took a call from School Board member Lisa Freeman, who displayed her frustration with the situation.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here for more information on the bill....

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The Humble Host Discusses the Closing of the GAL Radio Show

(Hours 1a,2a,c) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about the news read, in which he reported that this will be the final week of the Girard at Large radio show.  He shared about some of the struggles that he has been experiencing recently.  Tune in to get all of the details. (Hour 1b) Rich continued to discuss the closing of the show.  He talked about impacts that the show had, addressed listener inquiries concerning a potential run for the office of Mayor, the show’s effect on other areas in his life and more.  He then took a call...

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Humble Host Discusses Manchester Academic Standards

(Hour 3a) After being prompted by Mom-at-Large Patrice Benard, Rich addressed the Manchester Academic Standards.  He spoke about the next gen science standards, wondering why institutes of higher education were not consulted in the crafting of the standards.  He then shared about Manchester’s issues, surrounding areas and more.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Ballot Business and Trouble with Timberlane

(Hour 1a) Rich opened up this morning’s show by commenting on a story in his news read, pointing out that people are going to be mad about his report out of Ward 11.  He then informed the listeners that he will be talking to Arthur Green in light of tax hikes within the Timberlane Regional School District.  Finally, he compared his loyalty to Manchester School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas and the Timberlane School Board’s loyalty to Superintendent Earl Metzler.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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A Conversation with Mayor-Elect Craig

(Hour 2a) Rich talked about a conversation that he had with Mayor-elect Joyce Craig over the phone yesterday.  He conveyed the gist of the phone call, pointing out that he shared his primary concern for the district, congratulations, and more.  He then spoke about his love for the Granite State and told the story about how and when his feelings for the State changed.  Tune in to get all of the...

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Party Politics: Mayoral Musings and Bridging the Gap

(Hour 3a) Rich opened the hour by talking about the issues that he has with Mayor-elect Joyce Craig.  He discussed misleading statements that were made, but spoke about his attempts to bridge the gap between himself and those with differing philosophies in local government.  He then shared about a call to Mayor-elect Craig to congratulate her on this week’s victory.  Tune in to get the...

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Bad Weather Bureau and Closing Criticisms

(Hour 1a) Rich started this morning’s show by broadcasting the Bad Weather Bureau.  He then shared about the criticisms that were aimed at Superintendent Bolgen Vargas due to his last-minute closure of the Manchester School District after yesterday’s storm.  Tune in to get all of the...

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