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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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Another Grok Article Miz Schmidt Probably Does Not Want to Read

Nashua Ward 1 Democrat Jan Schmidt claimed in a recent Facebook post that “several reps from Merrimack now have police protection because of the hate grog has whipped up – for absolutely no reason.”   A pretty serious assertion…and because I have some experience being the recipient of the physical expression of Democrat political “hate”, …

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“What is the NH League of Women Voters Afraid of in Peterborough?” So, we emailed folks – Part 2

So the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript emailed with us (and flamed out in a Twitter flame war).  The next step was to turn in the other direction and email the League of Women Voters’ Peterborough organizer: On May 3, 2019, at 11:52 AM, Skip <Skip@granitegrok.com> wrote: Dear Ms Coon, I am in receipt of your email missive …

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HB125 – Craven politicians desiring to keep We the People in the dark (weakening RSA 91:A)

HOUSE BILL 125 – AN ACT allowing county officers to be chosen by secret ballot, and exempting secret ballots from the right-to-know law. We’ve already been down this road before when a county delegation (county delegation: all the NH House Reps in your respective counties) tried to do this very thing in Belknap County by using …

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Manchester Democrat David Scannell Violates Student Privacy (and the law?) for Political Hit

Manchester Democrat David Scannell has admitted to leaking a letter from a lawyer to the Manchester Board of School Committee about a student. Scannell is claiming the public had a right to know. But legal communications are typically exempt, and he knows that. That’s not the only hole in his story. His claim is riddled with …

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What Did NH Democrats Know About Jeff Woodburn and When Did They Know It?

Yesterday, when news broke that Democrat State Sen. Jeffy ‘Bumpstock’ Woodburn had been arrested for sexual and domestic assault, I observed two things in particular. First, State Democrat Party Chair Ray Buckley was quick to announce/denounce, which is way out of character. And second, Who knew what before it became a liability? The State Republican Party want’s to …

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How Windham’s Transgender Policy Violates Your Rights

Skip Murphy explains how the Windham School Board’s new transgender bathroom policy includes language that could infringe on first amendment rights by compelling speech with threats of disciplinary action and how he is trying to pry more details from the board. Visit the original post for more ways to listen.