Weare

Pine Tree Ramblings – Special “Pine Tree Riot” Edition 2018

by Tom April 13, 2018

246 years ago today, Hillsborough County royal Sheriff Benjamin Whiting and Deputy John Quigley rode up to South Weare, NH from Hollis, to issue a warrant for the arrest of Ebenezer Mudgett and others, for the crime of cutting trees greater than 12 inches diameter on their own property. They stayed the night at a […]

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Pine Tree Riot Commemoration

by Tom March 21, 2016

A commemoration of the event that is often credited as the first act of rebellion in the American colonies against the British Crown will be held in Weare, NH on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. On the same day in 1772, Ebenezer Mudgett, a citizen of Weare, led a group of his neighbors to the “Pine […]

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What’s It Like Running As A Write-In Candidate?

by Steve MacDonald October 29, 2014
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Write in Candidate Christine Ivinjack (NH House – Weare)  joins us to talk about her race, the issues, and how the other candidates feel about her running a write-in.  (Hint- they don’t like it.) We also touch on the Weare’s police chief problem, and a few other choice topics as well. Learn more about Christine […]

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Little gets lots of support from out-of-district Bankers

by Kimberly Morin June 20, 2014

According to Senate District 8 Republican candidate Jerry Little’s FEC filings, the majority of his support appears to be from his fellow bankers outside of the Senate district.  While it’s not really surprising since Little was a banking industry lobbyist for years, it shows how little support Little has from the grassroots inside of the […]

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Carla Gericke Gets $57K Settlement in Suit Against Weare NH PD

by Steve MacDonald June 9, 2014
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Congrats to Carla. The Weare New Hampshire police department agreed to pay Carla Gericke, President of the Free State Project who was arrested and charged with wiretapping $57,000 to settle her civil rights lawsuit. Daily Paul.com

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Weare Punk Department

by Ed Naile February 6, 2014

(Correction–this is Ed Naile’s post.  When it went up it published under my name, but I did not write it.  –Steve) Here is how the Concord Teachers Union Paper describes the killing of a young man by Weare police Officers: “The attorney general’s office yesterday released the names of five Weare police officers who it […]

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John DiStaso – Investigative Reporter?

by Steve MacDonald July 31, 2013

John DiStaso highlighted Republican Neal Kurk this week, whose daughter travels back and forth from Hawaii but votes in New Hampshire.  There seems to be some effort on DiStaso’s part to suggest that this is inappropriate.  It might be, except for one thing.  When asked to do so Neal Kurk’s daughter can present her current […]

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What Will The Weare NH Police Budget Look Like?

by Rick Olson May 17, 2011

  “It is poor civic hygiene to install technologies that could someday facilitate a police state.” -Bruce Schneier, American cryptographer, computer security specialist, and writer. Today, the Union Leader’s Dan O’Brien informs us that, Weare Police face more federal lawsuits. Free-stater Carla Gericke is the most recent filing on the heels of a suit filed […]

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From The Harvard School Of Bud Light (Weare Campus)

by Steve MacDonald December 15, 2010

The ongoing saga of Jon and Theonia Boyd seems to be coming to an end. The Boyd’s, both professors at Harvard, and residents of Massachusetts, were charged with facilitating an underage drinking party a a friends House in Weare when police arrived to discover the smartest people in the room had no idea there were 70 drunk minors celebrating the Bacchanalia under their slightly up turned noses.

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