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Abolish the Planning Board?

Yesterday the Union Leader reported on my petition to abolish the Planning Board, that will be put forth from a group of concerned citizens. Here’s why. We saw this year that group of citizens can follow the law and propose a citizens amendment to zoning ordinance.  They collected the signatures, wrote the petition, and presented …

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Peterborough Sues Two Residents Over Zoning Amendment

Back in May, voters in Peterborough headed to the polls for ballot session of Town Meeting, and faced a multitude of questions.  The hot item on the agenda was zoning amendment 15, a petition article submitted by local residents to repeal two Traditional Neighborhood Overlay Zones.  If this sounds complicated already, its because it is.  …

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Blogline of the Day – Dystopia and New Urbanism combo??

We’re only one Zombie Apocalypse away from affordable housing.” Given their misplaced priority on New Urbanism and affordable housing (for a village of 6400 people), shouldn’t “Progressive Peterborough” be thinking about this as an “out of the box” solution? (As seen at TreeHugger – who knew?)

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And back to Peterborough we go – League of Women Voters trying to muck things up….again?

By Christopher Maidment Citizen Petition articles are likely nothing new to you, being good citizens of New Hampshire, but just in case, a citizen’s petition is when at least 25 citizens (under normal circumstances) gather signatures together and add an amendment to a town warrant.  It’s a way of keeping the powers that be in …

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“What is the NH League of Women Voters Afraid of in Peterborough?” I guess, GraniteGrok

OK, perhaps a bit of hyperbole in that title but we made a difference. And we were only able to make a difference because a reader acted as our eyes and ears and clued us in. And yes, GraniteGrok will now be at the Peterborough League of Women Voters’ Candidate night – at least videoing …

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