Manchester attorney Ovide Lamontagne is making his second bid for the state’s corner office with a campaign based on low taxes, small government, and conservative values. We’ll talk with Mr. LaMontagne about his stance on the issues from health care to economic development and his major differences with his democratic opponent Maggie Hassan.
Ovide Lamontagne - Manchester Attorney and Republican Gubernatorial candidate
In a recent story, I mentioned the Mormon Church’s stance on political neutrality. It’s a complex issue, and not one that can be explained at-length in a radio feature. For the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), this stance isn’t just to protect federal tax exemptions. It has deep religious and cultural roots. After a series of editorial discussions in the newsroom, we felt NHPR listeners might be interested in a more in-depth explanation.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino says all city public schools will be closed Monday and nonessential city employees should stay home Monday because of an approaching superstorm expected to bring high winds, coastal flooding and power outages to the region.
The President rallied more than 8000 supporters at a Nashua middle school within a few miles of the Massachusetts border. Mr. Obama made of point of attacking Mitt Romney’s record there.
"He pushed through a tax cut that overwhelmingly benefited 278 of the wealthiest families in the state and then he raised taxes and fees on middle class families to the tune of $750 million. Does that sound familiar to you?
Herman Hassinger made his mark in New Hampshire on the campus of the 190-year old New Hampton School.
Spread over the 50 acres is evidence of his architectural ability and understanding of how to mix old with new.
There are some buildings that are well over a hundred years old, and there are some that are one or two years old. But they all fit together wonderfully, and I’d be surprised if you didn’t agree with me.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the New Hampshire State Police.
At the State Police Headquarters, case file boxes tower towards the ceiling in the Cold Case Unit. Volunteer Milli Knudsen says sometimes she can’t believe the way the State Police department used to investigate crimes.