CONCORD — Former state Sen. Joe Kenney’s victory Tuesday to fill the Executive Council seat left vacant by Ray Burton’s death keeps the District 1 seat in Republican hands.READER COMMENTS: 9
HOOKSETT – Hooksett voters turned out in force on Tuesday and they collectively delivered a "no" stamp to the district's 10-year proposed contract with Pinkerton Academy.READER COMMENTS: 1
The newly expanded Hooksett School Board will have a fresh look following Tuesday's elections.READER COMMENTS: 0
GOFFSTOWN – The $4.5 million bond for the rehabilitation and expansion of the town's three fire stations failed, but the town and school district's budgets passed.READER COMMENTS: 0
Voters said yes to the $30 million road bond that will repair about 150 roads, but failed to approve the $3.8 million bond for a fire substation.READER COMMENTS: 0
Several familiar faces were reelected into office during Tuesday’s election.READER COMMENTS: 0
The Planning Board and Board of Selectmen will have a changing of the guard, and possibly future changes in planning and zoning policies for the town and Pinardville.READER COMMENTS: 0
The second time was a charm for Windham's teachers.READER COMMENTS: 0
Long-time Selectman Les Hammond was unseated by challenger Brian Pike on Tuesday by just eight votes.READER COMMENTS: 0
BOW – Due to predictions of sleet and freezing rain during meeting time, Town Moderator Peter Imse has postponed the Bow Town Meeting, which was previously scheduled for Wednesday evening. The meeting will be held Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m. in the Bow High School Auditorium.READER COMMENTS: 0
WEARE — Voters said no to the district's operating budget but approved contracts for both teachers and support staff.READER COMMENTS: 0
DERRY — In the only contested Town Council race Tuesday, David Fischer defeated Marc Flattes to win the District 3 seat.READER COMMENTS: 0
WEARE — Voters from Henniker and Weare approved all of the warrant articles presented on election day including the district's $12.9 million operating budget (1295-535), and a two-year collective bargaining agreement with support staff (1041-785).READER COMMENTS: 0
LONDONDERRY — Extensive repairs to several Londonderry schools could begin as soon as the spring thaw after the approval of a $4 million bond for facility improvements.READER COMMENTS: 0
AUBURN – Auburn voters approved all articles Tuesday, including $93,100 to fund architectural and engineering fees associated with the renovation and addition of Auburn Village School, as well as two-year collective bargaining agreement with the Auburn Police Commission.READER COMMENTS: 0
While much of the attention Tuesday was paid to Hooksett and its failed Pinkerton contract agreement, voters in Candia voted to support exploring high school placement outside Manchester.READER COMMENTS: 0
DEERFIELD – For the second time in nine years, Deerfield residents chose Senate Bill 2 over town meeting.READER COMMENTS: 0
PEMBROKE – The Pembroke Board of Selectmen has an new but familiar face joining the team.
A proposed $12.8 million elementary school renovation and consolidation project failed to win 60 percent of the vote at the annual Keene School District meeting Tuesday.READER COMMENTS: 0
TEMPLE — Voters refused to say goodbye to traditional town meeting Tuesday, opting against the rules of SB 2, which would have required a deliberative session and ballot voting on all warrant articles.READER COMMENTS: 0
FRANCESTOWN — A two-way race for a single seat on the board of selectmen went to incumbent Abigail Arnold, who bested challenger Lisa Stewart, 342 to 256.READER COMMENTS: 0
Voters flocked to the polls Tuesday for multiple contested races and controversial zoning articles.
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WHITEFIELD – Whitefield will be building a new municipal services building after voters approved the project by a comfortable margin, 105 to 34. Two-thirds approval was needed.READER COMMENTS: 0
MILAN – Milan voters supported Republican Joseph Kenney for executive councilor over Democrat Michael Cryans by a tight margin of just 10 votes, 104 to 94.
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After residents voted against a $45 million proposal to replace the existing school for junior high and high school students, officials are inviting the community to help address issues.READER COMMENTS: 0
NEWTON – Current selectmen chairman Raymond D. Thayer lost his seat on the board during Tuesday’s elections in a hotly contested race for a one-year seat. Matthew Burrill (419) was the winner ahead of Thayer (110), Robert Miller (236) and Chris Stephan (102).READER COMMENTS: 0
EXETER – Nancy Belanger (999) and Ann L. Surman (947) came out on top on Tuesday in a five-way race for two seats on the board of selectmen, beating out Matt Quandt (941), Frank Ferraro (910) and Christina Hardy (162).READER COMMENTS: 0
KENSINGTON – Voters rejected a $1.2 million proposal for the construction of a new police/emergency management/town office building by a vote of 276-368 during Tuesday’s elections.
Members of New Hampshire Wind Watch and the Citizens of Alexandria Rights Effort say town elections in Newfound Lake-Cardigan Mountain-area towns show that residents don’t want wind farms in the scenic, tourist-dependent area.READER COMMENTS: 0
Voters throughout the six-town Governor Wentworth Regional School District overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to approve an article that would enable students from Middleton to attend Kingswood high and middle schools.READER COMMENTS: 0
Voters on Tuesday narrowly approved a $4 million warrant article to fund a reduced scope renovation plan of the 124-year-old town hall.READER COMMENTS: 0
NEW DURHAM – Residents overwhelmingly decided to enact the provisions of Senate Bill 2 after Article 2 passed 435-95 Tuesday. As a result, the town will discuss matters during a deliberative session about a month before residents decide on issues at the polls next March.
Third time was the charm for the Mascoma Valley Regional High School renovation project that won the supermajority it needed Tuesday to move forward.READER COMMENTS: 0
A bond article to connect the selectmen’s office to the library and add office space was voted down at the polls Tuesday.
Selectboard incumbent Ernest Hartley hung onto his job Tuesday, surviving a challenge from Terri Mertz, 100-70, for a new three-year term in the only contested election at Town Meeting.READER COMMENTS: 0
In Monroe Town Meeting results Tuesday, Daniel Powers was elected to the selectboard with 165 votes and Monica Jaynes was elected treasurer with 176 votes.READER COMMENTS: 0
Although Michael Cryans is a Grafton County commissioner based in North Haverhill, Joseph Kenney won the Haverhill vote Tuesday in the race to replace the late Ray Burton on the New Hampshire Governor's Executive Council.READER COMMENTS: 0
GORHAM – Gorham voters approved all articles on the town meeting warrant Tuesday night, but two articles took up the first hour of the three-hour meeting.
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