Vote for Neil Irvine (NHEC Board)

To the editor: I am writing to endorse the candidacy of Neil Irvine for a seat on the New Hampshire Electric Board of Directors. Neil has served the Coop Members on the nominating committee for several years and has the first hand knowledge of the challenges and responsibilities of being a director. Most importantly Neil […]

Support for Neil Irvine (NHEC Board)

To the Editor, As as NH Electric Co-op member, I am casting my vote for Neil Irvine in this year’s election for the Board of Directors. I have personally known Neil for almost 10 years and his dedication to the community he serves is well documented. He has shown he has the ability, the desire […]

The Purpose of Town Meeting

By Janet Moore

About the recent town meeting…it’s worth a reminder that the purpose of a town meeting is to conduct the town’s business for the coming year by addressing warrant articles put forth by the Board of Selectmen and the townspeople. All of the information contained in the town report is made available to the public through […]

Representative Ann Copp

Representative Anne Copp sent me the following email after she had berated me at the State House for wearing a pink hat from the National Women’s March. I was standing with a sign that read “Trust Women.” When I found out who she was, I emailed her to ask her what was going on, because […]

Thoughts on School Voucher Bills

By Marie Nardino/William Radzelovage

In 2012, New Hampshire established a Scholarship Voucher System to provide state support to qualified students wishing to leave the public school system.  It is funded by an 85% credit to corporations, on their NH Business Profits Tax, for donations to approved scholarship funds.  We have read that the corporate response has been minimal to […]

Respite Care a Blessing!

By Gail Matthews

We are truly blessed to have the Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice Good Day Respite Program, which meets twice weekly in New London and once a week in Lebanon 10 to 3 PM.  Respite Care provides both the patient and the caregiver a change of pace, and is especially important if you are a […]

Looking for Democrats, Progressives and Independents

By Bill Bardsley

We are writing, first and foremost, to connect with all area voters who consider themselves Democrats, Progressives and Independents. The 2018 elections for NH governor, for the entire NH legislature, and for our two members of the House of Representatives are less than a year away.  There is much at stake and much to do. […]

Karrick Responds to Rep. Wells on SB 193

By David Karrick

I hope everyone is surviving the current deep freeze. I am writing in response to State Representative Natalie Wells’ recent letter in the Andover Beacon about Senate Bill 193 which would authorize individual Education Savings Accounts of $3,600 annually to help children from low income families attend private schools. This is adequacy aid that would […]

Thank You from Wilmot Community Association

More than 30 volunteers ensured that the Wilmot Community Association’s (WCA) annual Holiday Craft Fair held Saturday, Dec. 2 was a terrific success. Without volunteers’ able assistance, it would be impossible to organize and present this event. We extend special thanks to Kathy Neuberger, chairperson of the craft fair, for her tireless work and to […]

Representative Natalie Wells Reports  

From Representative Natalie Wells        District:  Merrimack 25 Ready or not, the winter season is upon us along with beautiful holidays to share with your family and friends. I have received emails from constituents in regards to a bill for Education Savings Accounts, also known as ESA’s. These would be used for families choosing to […]

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