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Girard launches first radio ads of 2021 mayoral campaign

MANCHESTER, NH April 20, 2021--Saying he's experienced better than expected fundraising early on, mayoral candidate Rich Girard said his campaign will launch radio spots on AM 610 WGIR and AM ...
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Girard says he will run to be Mayor of Manchester

MANCHESTER, NH  April 15, 2021—Saying it’s past time for the city of Manchester to get a handle on the many and serious issues that have festered and worsened in recent ...
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Girard opposes using Sununu Center as state psychiatric facility

Suggests alternative site for psych facility, possible Manchester uses for property. MANCHESTER, NH. April 13 2021—Reacting to an April 12, 2021 news report on WMUR TV-9, likely Manchester mayoral candidate ...
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Richard Girard: Recovery v. neighborhoods: A false choice

MANCHESTER need not choose between helping those needing recovery and protecting its neighborhoods. A March 21, 2021 article in the Union Leader revisited the issue of “sober homes” that are ...
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Girard for Mayor Web site launched to help assess potential mayoral bid

Web site launched It's true!  I'm taking a serious look at running for mayor of Manchester this year.  To that end, I've officially formed the Girard for Mayor political committee ...
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Richard H. Girard: Discriminating to stop discrimination

ON JAN. 25, 2021, the Manchester Board of School Committee adopted a policy regarding “transgendered and gender non-conforming” students. On Feb. 8, 2021, it defeated Committeeman Arthur Beaudry’s motion to ...
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Richard H. Girard: Exploding cigars are no fun

HAVING RECENTLY received my tax bill in Manchester, I noticed something. The tax increase, projected by both Mayor Joyce Craig and the Board of Aldermen at .49%, was actually nearly ...
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