In a recent letter to the editor, Madison Realtor Phil LaRoche made a compelling argument for absolute property rights, tracing them back to the Middle Ages. But in most towns, such rights are not absolute, the most obvious example being zoning (as we know, residential zones rarely include c…
There’s a fundamental reason why anger over the killing of a wild duck by members of the Kennett High School football team continues, and it is one that the school district and the Conway School Board, especially chairman Joe Lentini, aren’t getting.
Food trucks and Airbnb short-term rentals have been in the news lately, and Town Hall officials are beginning to address a changing business environment created by what’s called “the sharing economy.”
For selectman, we endorse incumbent Carl Thibodeau. Nothing more needs to be said other than he is a practical, clear-thinking conservative who brings to the board an important Conway Village perspective.
We agree with columnist Bill Marvel that the school budget is bloated, resulting this year in an unacceptable tax increase of $300 on a home valued at $200,000.
To defeat Articles 4, 5 and 6 in Conway’s town vote next Tuesday on the misguided notion that their passage would create units for Airbnb rentals would be giving in to a straw man argument.
A hearing Thursday will determine whether Kennett High School metals and machine tool teacher Andy Shaw will be terminated for hosting a party at which minors were reportedly drinking alcohol.
“I don’t think it’s affordable,” said Conway School Board member Joe Mosca, referring to the schools’ proposed budget, which would add $300 to annual taxes on a $200,000 home.
In the races for state representatives that we cover, we continue the theme from when we endorsed Gene Chandler for District 1 (Bartlett, Jackson and Hart’s Location). With a 400-member House of Representatives, party politics and policy take a back seat to power and tenure, particularly whe…
Compared to the nasty 1st District congressional battles between Frank Guinta and Carol Shea-Porter of the last four elections, the race between Democrat Chris Pappas and Republican Eddie Edwards is a refreshing change in tone.
Because of their power and influence in their respective chambers, we enthusiastically endorse Republican incumbents state Sen. Jeb Bradley (R-Wolfeboro) and state Rep. Gene Chandler (R-Bartlett).