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Negotiations Committee pushes back against MEA claims

The following statement was read into the record at the September 25, 2018 meeting of the Manchester Board of School Committee by Special Committee on Negotiations Chairman Richard H. Girard (R-at-Large).  It was unanimously signed by committee members Sarah Ambrogi (D-Ward 1), Ross Terrio (R-Ward 7), Jimmy Lehoux (R-Ward 8) and Katie Desrochers (D-Ward 11). Members of the Honorable Board: It is with both concern and frustration that we on the Special Committee on Negotiations address our efforts to negotiate a contract with the Manchester Education Association.  Because of continued misrepresentations by union officials that are stirring discontent within...

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Queen City Elections: Next Day Analysis

(Hours 1a,b,2a,b,3a,c) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about yesterday’s elections.  He informed the listeners about a candidate who will be filing for a recount and reviewed the Queen City’s voter turnout.  He shared that the Democratic Party had been more successful at turning out their voters than the Republican Party and he displayed his suspicion about the Republican Party’s staying power.  Tune in to get all of the details!  (Hour 1b) Rich continued to discuss the election.  He and Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, spoke about yesterday’s winners.  They then took a...

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Queen City Elections: Ward by Ward Analysis

(Hours 2a,b,c,3a,b,c) Rich began the hour by going Ward by Ward informing the listeners about those who are running for local office.  He then took a call from John Lyscars in Hooksett, who pointed out the opportunity that is presented to Queen City voters.  Tune in to get all of the details!   (Hour 2b) Rich continued in his coverage of the Queen City elections.  He then took a call from Ward 6 School Board candidate Jon DiPietro, who reported in from the election site. (Hour 2c) Rich began the segment by taking a call from Ward 2 Aldermanic...

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Facebook Frustration, Wiretapping Allegations and a Valedictory Speech

(Hour 1a) Rich opened up this morning’s show by sharing a Facebook post from Manchester School Board member Connie Van Houten.  He then talked about his wiretapping allegations, before speaking about criticisms towards Mayor Ted Gatsas from the valedictorians from both Central High School and Memorial High School and playing one of their valedictory speeches.  Tune in to get the details!...

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Humble Host Discusses Wiretapping Allegations

(Hours 1a,b) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about last night’s meeting in which the allegations of wiretapping were discussed.  He then took a call from John in Hooksett, who jumped in on the conversation and pointed out his belief about what the Humble Host’s goal should be.  Finally, Rich shared about what actually happened in the meeting.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 1b) Rich continued in his coverage of the wiretapping allegations.  He talked about personal vendettas and pointed out that his recording of the meeting wasn’t a mistake.  He then shared the...

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Queen City Candidate Questionnaire: Wards 7-12

(Hours 3a,b) Rich started the hour by talking about a Londonderry High School that has banned the American flag from their upcoming pep rally.  He then continued in his coverage of the upcoming Queen City elections, reading answers from the Union Leader’s candidate questionnaire concerning those running for Aldermen in Wards 7-9.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 3b) As Rich continued into a second segment he read the answers that were given by School Board candidates from Wards 7-9.  He then read answers from candidates from Wards 10-12. Click here to view the Union Leader article for...

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On Air News Read for September 15, 2017

Former Hooksett School Board member John Lyscars has filed a Right to Know request with the Manchester School District’s Human Resources Director Pamela Hogan asking for information on board members who take taxpayer provided health and dental benefits.  As the request was made on Monday, the district is obligated to respond to Lyscars in some fashion by the end of the day today, given the requirements of the law.  Lyscars is asking which members of the board are receiving any type of health or dental benefit and the cost to the district for each member’s benefits.  The request came...

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Healthcare Benefits in the Manchester School Board

(Hour 1b) After receiving a listener’s question regarding the list of public officials in the Queen City who are taking advantage of the taxpayer funded benefits package, Rich went through the list and pointed out who is and who isn’t taking benefits, to the best of his knowledge.  He then commented on the notion that some are entitled to the insurance.  Tune in to get the details!...

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Union Endorsements in Manchester’s Upcoming Elections

(Hours 1b,2a) Rich took a call from Harriet in Deerfield, who informed the listeners about the Right to Know Commission’s meeting today.  He then discussed the upcoming elections in the Queen City, speaking about those who received endorsements from the Manchester Education Association (MEA) and speculating about why certain candidates were chosen over others.  (Hour 2a) Rich continued where he left off with his coverage of the Union endorsements, beginning with Ward 7.  Tune in to learn about the candidates who will represent...

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Political Agendas of the Teachers Union

(Hour 3a) Rich talked to Cornerstone Action’s Ann Marie Banfield about the upcoming elections.  He shared his belief that one of the reasons the general public isn’t focused on the right topics is due to the focus of the elected officials.  They shared about opposition towards Deb Langton, Lisa Freeman and the Humble Host, the political agenda of the Teacher’s Union and more.  Tune in to get the details!...

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