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Archive for May, 2016

Free Speech Wins

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

ALTON — The man who was arrested for disorderly conduct last year at a selectmen’s meeting for what one selectman called “character assassination” has been awarded $42,500 in damages by a federal court judge.
Jeffrey T. Clay, 57, of 53 Mallard Drive, was arrested approximately 40 seconds into the allotted five-minute comment period on Feb. 3, [...]

A Word from Donna Green, Right-to-Know Supreme Court Victory

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Right-to-Know Supreme Court Victory
Our state’s Right-to-Know Law became more robust on April 19. That’s when the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that public bodies must, if requested, provide documents in electronic format when they are maintained electronically.
For me, this was an enormous victory. As an elected member of the Timberlane Regional School [...]

Henniker Tree Farm Owner Prevails

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

This issue demonstrates the importance of keeping local control.
by Steve Forster,
Christmas Tree Farm, Henniker NH
Four costly years for me AND the taxpayer, wasted. A very expensive exercise in English composition!
This is a “property rights” issue. I wish it were as simple as “it’s your property and you can do what you like on it.” Well, [...]