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As we face another season of budgets, town and school deliberative meetings, and ballot voting, we ask Conway voters to sign a petition that would, if approved by ballot in April, instruct selectmen to create a charter commission to examine ways to improve and/or change town government.

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Remember the horror show two years ago, when the selectmen’s poorly presented, tone-deaf plan to allow unlimited STRs in residential neighborhoods was shot down at the polls? The one that led to a costly court battle that’s still going on? Well, Freddy Krueger’s back, this time with a poorly…

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When considering paid parking in North Conway Village, we suggest selectmen heed Rule No. 1 in policymaking: Never inconvenience and irritate your constituents for a plan or policy whose sole purpose is to plump up the town coffers.

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Democracy starts at home, and in New Hampshire that means stopping election deniers Republican congressional candidate Karoline Leavitt and senatorial candidate Don Bolduc.

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Four Republicans are running for three seats in Tuesday’s primary in District 1, which under redistricting includes only Conway (three Democrats are also running unopposed on their ballot).

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Perhaps most surprising in this year’s election cycle is how far to the right the Republican Party has shifted. We don’t mean the 40 Free Staters who wield outsized leverage as swing votes in the State House, but rank-and-file Republican voters. Your neighbors and ours.

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Thanks to a procedural error, the Conway School Board has a chance to fix their ill-advised selection of Joe Lentini to fill the vacant seat for the next eight months until the next election in April.

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For a moment, let’s put aside the debate about whether to close John H. Fuller or Pine Tree elementary schools. Let's  look at the big picture and consider how we, as one community, can best serve all of our students and best allocate resources.

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Upon hearing of the Conway selectmen’s decision to allow e-scooters in town this summer, a 30-ish, experienced, mountain biker sent us a photo of road rash on her knees, which she suffered in a minor mishap with an e-scooter recently in Austin, Texas. Selectman Mary Carey Seavey called scoot…

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Governments mostly raise money and fix problems, or at least try to. Attempts to do one without the other often don't work. The latest proposal to install parking meters in North Conway is firmly aligned on the side of raising money. As for fixing a problem: What problem?

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There is nothing that symbolizes small-town life like pilgrimages to the landfill, and for many, those trips are the much-anticipated anchor to a week of household chores.

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After the poorly attended town and school deliberative meetings in March, we called for a change in town government from SB 2 to a town council.

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Incumbent Carl Thibodeau and Joe Mosca are competing for one seat on the Conway Board of Selectmen. In addition, five candidates — Steve Steiner, Ray Shakir, Mark Hounsell, Ted Phillips and incumbent Bill Barbin — are competing for two seats on the Conway Planning Board.

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If you were forming a committee to look into closing a school, wouldn't you want to call it the School Closing Committee? Instead, the Conway School named it the Facilities Use Committee.

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Debate over spending $400,000 on public restrooms in North Conway Village dominated the deliberative town meeting and is the most controversial money article on next Tuesday’s town ballot.

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The school and town deliberative meetings are over, and on full display was a major flaw in Conway's political system under SB 2, which has turned over critical decision-making — particularly on budgets — to a tiny group of voters.