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On Air News Read for November 10, 2017

Saying he is, quote “grounded in the people and places of New Hampshire,” District Four Executive Councilor Christopher Pappas, Democrat from Manchester, announced he will be a candidate for Congress in the First District.  In a Facebook post that went up yesterday afternoon, Pappas said Washington Republicans weren’t addressing the needs of the middle-class and that he wanted to be part of a new generation of leadership to turn things around. On the “About Chris” page on the Web site published in conjunction with the announcement, Pappas is praised for his work as an executive councilor who helped lead...

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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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Christopher Stewart – Candidate for Alderman in Ward 1

(Hours 3b,c) Rich talked to Christopher Stewart, candidate for Alderman in Ward 1.  Christopher began his segment by sharing his background, before discussing his top issues.  They spoke about Superintendent Bolgen Vargas’ direction for the Manchester School District, the tax cap and more.  Tune in to get all of the details!   (Hour 3c) As Rich continued with Christopher he inquired about high density rental unit buildings.  They then tackled conflict of interest issues, crime, the opioid epidemic, immigration issues and more!   Click here to view Christopher’s website....

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Hon. Russ Ouellette – Candidate for Alderman in Ward 11

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to Russ Ouellette, who is a candidate for alderman in Ward 11.  After telling Rich what people in his Ward are concerned about, he shared his opinion about conflict of interest issues with Manchester’s Charter.  They then spoke about Sanctuary Cities, pay raises, an upcoming event and more.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Electioneering in the Queen City

(Hour 1c) Rich opened the segment by talking about how he got introduced to Fred the Intern.  He then displayed his discontent with the Manchester Fire Department, accusing the department of electioneering.  Finally, he spoke about a political mail-piece from Betsi DeVries and addressed Union endorsements.  Tune in to get the details!...

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Board Business and Discussing DACA

(Hour 1a) Rich opened the show by updating the listeners about Ed Naile and the Voter Integrity Commission.  He then made Mayor Ted Gatsas’ schedule known and shared his disapproval with Alderman Ron Ludwig’s recent behavior, pointing out how he believes the Mayor should have handled the situation.  Finally, he tackled DACA, commenting on the intentions of President Barack Obama in passing the program and recent actions taken by President Donald Trump.  Tune in to get the details!...

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Conflict of Interest on the Timberlane Regional School Board

(Hour 3b) Rich talked about a controversy in the Timberlane Regional School District after Donna Green exposed a conflict of interest with a member of the School Board.  He shared his opinion on whether or not Kelly Ward should have received, or even pursued, the bid and spoke about how he handles similar situations.  Tune in to get the details! Click here to view Donna’s blog, which was read from on-air....

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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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Gaudet to Aldermen: Time to do the right thing.

We publish the comments made by Manchester resident Jim Gaudet at the August 15, 2017 meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen regarding his complaint against Ward 2 Alderman Ron Ludwig and Ward 11 Alderman Normand Gamache, which charged both with violating the city charter in voting for labor contracts covering immediate family members.  Assistant Manchester City Solicitor Thomas Arnold, Jr. issued an opinion advising the two aldermen, did in fact, violate the charter. Public Input Statement Your Honor Mayor Gatsas and Members of the Manchester Board of Aldermen: My name is Jim Gaudet, of Roysan Street in...

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