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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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Memorial Honors with Mike Lopez and Discussing the State Budget

(Hours 2b,c) Rich started by reading about the man in whom Little Square in Manchester is named after.  He then began a discussion with State Representative John Burt concerning veteran legislation, before taking a call from Mike Lopez, who shared the memorial honors from Henry J Sweeny Post 2.  Finally, Rich and State Rep. Burt talked about the funding of kindergarten.   (Hour 2c) Rich and State Rep. John Burt continued in their discussion concerning the State budget.  They tackled the high cost of expanded Medicaid and took the final call from Mike Lopez, this time from Raymond Square....

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Remembering Memorial Day and the Importance of Civics Education

(Hour 1a) Rich started by talking about the show’s plans for the upcoming Memorial Day.  He told the listeners his opinion that we have become a culture that doesn’t know how to reflect on it’s significance and spoke about the importance of a proper civics education.  Finally, he shared about the historical significance of the Granite State.  Tune in to hear all about it!...

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Upcoming Events with Mike Lopez

(Hour 2b) Rich spoke to former Alderman Mike Lopez for Veterans In Our Own Backyard.  Mike started by sharing details about American Pride Night at the SNHU Arena this Saturday (Feb. 25).  They then discussed the Swim With a Mission event, a generous donation from the Ocean State Job Lot and a number of veteran-related bills....

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Remembering Our Veterans

(Hour 2b) Rich started Veterans In Our Own Backyard by speaking about a recently deceased Korean veteran.  He commented on actions taking by the NFL, before sharing about Bernard C Mullen and Joseph H W Roux from his book Manchester’s Honored Veterans....

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Building Project and Losing Touch with Veteran Sacrifices

(Hour 2b) Retired Navy Commander David Kenney talked to Rich about a building project that is underway for the Veterans in Our Own Backyard segment.  He spoke about his work with the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery Association, and they discussed the general public’s disconnect from the sacrifice that veterans have made for the country. Click here for more information....

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Police Contract and a Conflict of Interests

(Hour 2a) Rich spoke about last night’s meeting of Manchester’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen.  He talked about the public input regarding the Walmart-caused traffic and the police contract.  He then commented on an extension of a hiring freeze within the Police and Fire Departments.  Finally, he shared news about members of the Zoning and Planning Boards and took a call from Michael in Manchester regarding a conflict of interests. Click here for more information....

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