Posts Tagged ‘vote’

Timberlane Restricts Board
Members’ Right to Speak to Press

SANDOWN – At the first meeting of the new Timberlane Regional School District school board, members voted to restrict all communication with the press to the chair. That led to a letter from the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union arguing that the action violates free speech. The Timberlane District encompasses Sandown, Danville, Plaistow and Atkinson. […]

Murphy Retains Selectman
Chairman on 2-1 Vote

HAMPSTEAD – The Board of Selectmen reorganization was a little testy, with current Chairman Sean Murphy retaining the chairmanship by a 2-1 vote, and Rick Hartung voting no because he wanted to be chairman. Murphy was nominated to continue as chair by Priscilla Lindquist at Monday night’s meeting. Murphy said he was not comfortable handing […]

Hooksett Voters Say No to Pinkerton Academy Contract

Hooksett voters sent their School Board back to the drawing board for high school options, after a two-thirds majority of voters rejected a 10-year contract with Pinkerton Academy. The contract was Article 3 on the warrant voted on March 11. The vote was 1,096 no to 792 yes. The two boards began talking last year, […]

Make It More Than a Slogan

Londonderry Supervisor of the Checklist Geraldine “Gerry” Van Grevenhof wants people to come out and vote March 11. “The elections affect everybody within the town,” Van Grevenhof said. “The money that’s being spent is their tax money and they should have a say in it.” Next door in Derry, Town Moderator Margaret Ives gives her […]

Playing an Active Role

Deliberative sessions are the times specifically set aside to discuss and potentially change warrant articles. Residents don’t vote on whether or not to approve the warrant article at deliberative session – they vote instead to send the article to the warrant, and on Election Day, they vote the warrant article up or down. At deliberative […]