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The Final Show: Listener Feedback

(Hours 1b,c) Rich took a phone call from Susan in Milford, who wanted to reminisce about a call that she made concerning the First in the Nation Presidential event.  The Humble Host then displayed his feelings about ending the show, before taking a call from Manchester School Board member Lisa Freeman and reading a Union Leader editorial that was written about the Girard at Large radio show.  Finally, he took a call from former Hooksett School Board member John Lyscars.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here to view the Union Leader editorial that Rich read...

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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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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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Chief Willard on Graffiti, Panhandling and More

(Hours 1c,2a,b,c) Rich talked to Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard for Public Safety This Week.  They started by talking about graffiti, focusing on punishment and the connection between crime and graffiti.  They then shared about panhandling, Queen City quality of life and more.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 2a) Rich and Chief Willard took a call from Harriet in Deerfield, who gave kudos to the Chief, before commenting on the legalization of marijuana.  They then tackled the panhandling issue and what the city should do in cleaning up the environment.   (Hour 2b) Rich and...

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Russ Ouellette on Breaking the Charter and Ward Issues

(Hour 3a) Rich opened the hour by giving the listeners a breaking news update about Lisa Gravel’s petition regarding the Aldermen who breached Manchester’s Charter.  He then took a call from Russ Ouellette, who shared Normand Gamache’s conflict of interest in the Charter.  Finally, they discussed Union contracts, overriding the tax cap, the educational system, Mayor Ted Gatsas lawsuit and more!  Tune in for all of the details!...

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2017 Elections: Rundown of the Queen City Candidates

(Hours 2a,b) Rich gave the listeners a rundown of the upcoming Queen City elections.  He went Ward by Ward, discussing those who have filed for office and sharing his opinion on individual races.  He expressed his increased interest in the Ward 2 race between Will Stewart and Paul Marineau and more.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 2b) Rich continued in his discussion, beginning where he left off in Ward 6.  He commented on the races and encouraged the listeners to run for office if they are less than excited about their options....

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Queen City Election Season: Candidate Speculation

(Hours 2a,b) Rich talked about the upcoming election season, beginning by commenting on a change on how the Welfare Commissioner position is gained.  He then spoke about the Mayoral race, before speculating on both the Aldermanic and School Board races throughout Manchester’s Wards 1 – 6.    (Hour 2b) Rich continued where he left off in the previous segment, informing the listeners about Wards 7 and on.  He gave an update on the Tom Katsiantonis controversy, outrage over Charter breeches, the Humble Host’s official announcement concerning his decision for the race and more.  Tune in to get the rundown!...

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Housing in the Queen City

(Hours 3b,c) After explaining what the Committee on Bills on Second Reading is, Rich talked to the listeners about Manchester’s housing code.  He spoke about his experience as a tenant and shared about the attempt to ensure that property owners stay up-to-date in the management of their affairs. (Hour 3c) Rich continued in his discussion about Manchester’s housing situation.  He talked about Neighborhood Housing Services and shared who the largest property owners in the city are.  He spoke about multi-family neighborhoods and informed the listeners about a situation concerning Manchester’s pension systems.  Tune in for all of the details....

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The Rimmon Heights Neighborhood Watch

(Hours 1b,c) Rich spoke to Russ Ouellette of the Rimmon Heights Neighborhood Watch.  He informed the listeners of the territory of his particular Watch and shared one of his goals for the group.  They talked about membership requirements and recent controversial decisions made by the Manchester Police Department. (Hour 1c) Russ spoke about today’s model of a neighborhood watch group, in comparison to the neighborhood watch group of old.  He talked about upcoming projects, increasing membership and more.  Finally, he spoke about their fundraising night. Click here for more information....

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A Citizens Role in Violent Circumstances

(Hours 1a,b) Eric from Manchester called the show, wondering what private citizens can do in light of the violence that has been in the spotlight in Manchester lately.  Rich talked about low-income housing, the Attorney General’s office, neighborhood watches and more. (Hour 1b) Rich continued on the topic of crime in Manchester.  He wondered about the impact of the quality of schools regarding the drug epidemic.  He talked about religion and took a call from Lisa Freeman in...

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