Tussle in Tuftonboro

by Steve MacDonald April 15, 2015
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(Union Leader) At their meeting Monday night, Selectmen Chairman Dan Duffy made it known that selectmen will not accept public input at their meetings. He announced “the board’s new policy” as Budget Committee member Steve Brinser was trying to air a grievance about information that he felt was omitted from this year’s town report. “For […]

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Are Salem Selectman Trying To Silence Opposition?

by Steve MacDonald April 9, 2015
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Salem Selectman Stephen Campbell was the sole opponent to a massive $23 million dollar safety complex boondoggle on the select-board and he let people know his concerns. For months he shared information about the complex, asked questions, questioned assumptions, advanced cheaper alternatives, shared answers, directed people to the content of public meetings and testimony, and […]

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The Big Bully “Winner” In Atkinson

by Ed Naile May 15, 2014

Here is what a “winner” looks like. The video posted below is of the recent Atkinson Selectman’s Meeting of May 12. The bald-headed guy on the left is the former police chief, Phil Consentino, who, after getting caught indulging himself in perverted acts in front of, behind, and around, the poor woman working in the […]

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Guest Post- Mark Acciard: “The Scourge of Atkinson”

by Steve MacDonald March 20, 2014
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As we all know a year ago Phil Consentino was FIRED from his position as police chief, and elderly affairs director, and he was fired for cause. What most Atkinsonians do not know is what that cause was. He was fired pursuant to a sexual harassment complaint from a female employee. It was investigated by […]

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Atkinson: Don’t Shake Hands With Phil During Business Hours

by Ed Naile March 11, 2014

Things are coming to a head again in Atkinson, NH and it is the same old bald head – former Police Chief Phil “All Hands” Consentino. Here is what happens when police, the courts, and the newspapers cover for bad cops. Some copies of the out of court settlement between the Town of Atkinson and […]

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Sir, Can I have Another – Scandal?

by Ed Naile March 4, 2014

Never a town to avoid scandal, Atkinson is at it again. They are holding a “candidates night” for the “public” to get to know the people running for office. One such guy is the thug and former Atkinson part time police chief, Phil Consentino. He is a small time bully who has always abused his […]

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Amherst New Hampshire’s Problems…Are there? Problems?

by Steve MacDonald January 11, 2013

A few days ago I asked…”what are the Amherst New Hampshire Selectman Hiding.” The Selectman were playing games with 91-a, the Granite State’s right to know law, to hide the abrupt absence of the town administrator. My good friend Ed Naile (over at NH Insider) spent some quality time with the Amherst meeting minutes and […]

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What Are The Amherst New Hampshire Selectman Hiding?

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2013

The Amherst New Hampshire Town Selectman are trying to use the state’s Right to Know Law to hide something.  Town Administrator Jim O’Mara has been put on administrative leave and the selectman are refusing to answer any questions. Calling it a personnel issue, selectmen refuse to comment on O’Mara’s status as a town employee. Bruce […]

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Running for Selectman And Saying What One Means

by Rick Olson January 31, 2012

“An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town-meeting or a vestry”  —Thomas Jefferson Letters to the Editor, no matter what newspaper features them, are always fodder for intrigue, strange ironies and unintended humor. Other times, […]

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Kathleen Sullivan DiFruscia

by Steve MacDonald February 14, 2011

You remember Tony DiFruscia? Lawyer, democrat, republican, independent, ex RINO NH House rep. Yeah that guy. Well his law partner and wife–wait until I tell you her name, is running for selectman in Windham.

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