Town Meeting 2017: Can Raymond Afford a New $7M Police Department?

The Raymond Police Department (RPD) wishes to have a new approximately $7M facility built on town property, adjacent to the current PD/FD. But, does the amount of crime currently justify it? Note: Last night’s meeting was canceled due to inclement weather, and...

Town Meeting 2017: Lee Deserves to Preserve SB2

There is a effort underway to rescind SB2 in Lee. “In 2012, Lee residents overwhelmingly rejected an effort to overturn SB2: 371 voting Yes to rescind to 602 voting No. Those who are once again trying to send the town of Lee back into the dark ages when only a...

Town Meeting 2017: Voters and Abutters Oppose Urbanization of Bedford

Abutters and residents oppose urbanization of Old Bedford Road area Will “commercial creep” raise property taxes while decreasing the property values of existing residential property in the area? Will mixed-used zoning have the potential to increase the school...

Moultonboro Selectman Punturieri: Pied-Piper, Flip-Flopper or Hypocrite?

Last week CNHT sent out an eBlast stressing the importance of attending your town meetings and deliberative sessions ESPECIALLY if you do not have SB2 where you can vote by ballot.  We mentioned that your town meeting is where you might vote on items which came from...

SB2 and Default Budgets Legislation HB 1221

by Richard Evans, Reprinted with Permission of the Author Richard Evans lives in Bedford, and is a former school board member in Londonderry, and a winner of the Josiah Bartlett Center’s “Better Government for New Hampshire” award. In communities across New Hampshire,...

Sir Your Choice is No Choice

by Ed Naile In a letter to the editor of the notoriously progressive and misinformed Milford Cabinet, the Moderator of the Town of Amherst, NH takes the paper to task for mistaking a point he made about “choices” at a Town Meeting. The link is here:...