Town clerk Barbara Gagnon, left, swears in new police chief Aaron Berube as his girlfriend, Janis Jalbert, looks on. Photo by Matt Rittenhouse
In recent weeks, one Presidential hopeful or another could be found chatting and glad-handing residents, or hosting “town hall” question and answer sessions. All just down the road or across town or in the community next door.
And that’s only going to increase, even as the field of candidates shifts, with some regular visitors dropping out and the front runners likely to beef up their appearances.
Welcome to New Hampshire, where every four years, the campaign visits escalate in advance of the first-in-the-nation Presidential primary. Continue reading
HAMPSTEAD – The Budget Committee invited two Hampstead citizens to talk to the committee at its Thursday, Nov. 12 meeting – Sean Murphy with his proposal for a full-time town administrator, and Kim Lindquist to explain her comments regarding the Budget Committee.
Murphy, who is Board of Selectman chairman, said he thinks a full-time town administrator would benefit the town by having the authority to get things accomplished, such as getting a Capital Needs plan in place. Continue reading