Laurie Ortolano, Author at Granite Grok

Laurie Ortolano

Nashua Assessors office - Image Credit Nashua Telegraph

Why has the City of Nashua Changed Access to Public Records?

There has been a lot of discussion around accessing public records in the Nashua Assessing Office. Somehow, after the former Chief, Jon Duhamel left, Mayor Donchess, Ms. Kleiner, and Attorney Bolton decided to rethink what is available for immediate public access in Assessing.

Nashua City Hall Nepotism

Nepotism in the City of Nashua

The City of Nashua has a little known and unenforced anti-nepotism policy. It exists, presumably, to keep spouses and relatives out of the same departments and to prevent family members from managing family members. A policy to prevent or eliminate favoritism, and essential to ensure fair employment practices.

City of Nashua Mishandled Abatements

After the KRT Appraisal assessment update in 2018, almost 400 abatements were filed with the City.The City was unable to handle the workload, so they hired KRT Appraisal to review 52 of the residential abatement requests.