Hey Frank, Where You Going With That Brown On Your Nose?

by Ed Naile Well I went to the Atkinson Deliberative session on Saturday to behold the spectacle of democracy at its worst – I was not disappointed. Here is how it works: The police chief has a following built with taxpayer dollars in the form of a nifty little...

Atkinson Police Chief Bully or Target?

February 3, 2009 Union Leader ATKINSON – Two residents who claim police Chief Philip V. Consentino bullied people into removing their names from a warrant article petition are preparing to sue the chief and the board of selectmen. In a notice sent to the town by...

Atkinson warrant articles target Consentino

January 20, 2009 Eagle Tribune Could lose job leading Atkinson police force ATKINSON — Police Chief Philip Consentino could be out of a job in March — if voters approve a warrant article that would significantly change the position. And that’s not all. In...

Unsign On The Dotted Line – Or Else

January 15, 2009 by Ed Naile Every citizen has the right to redress – except of course in Atkinson, NH. They have limited rights because of a thuggish, ego-powered, part time police chief, Phil Consentino. In a normal town, a citizen has only to walk around and get...

Separation of police and elder affairs is overdue

November 20, 2008 Eagle Tribune The Atkinson, N.H. Police Department and Elderly Affairs Program are now officially separate. It’s about time. It has been years since residents began questioning both the ethics and the legality of police Chief Philip Consentino...

Chief Consentino Responds to Eagle Tribune Opinion

November 20, 2008 Eagle Tribune The Chief responds: Letter: Forced changes in elderly fund no improvement To the editor: This letter is in response to your editorial of Nov. 17. I would like to set the record straight for the second time with your paper. I previously...