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Our generation needs to step up and vote yesMyself and many of the IDC board members would like to thank our superintendent and School Board members for responding to our petition to bring a school building plan forward.Several of the IDC members served on the building committee. These members have...
It’s a no-brainer to construct a new school building when it’s both reasonable and necessary. Reasonable means the property tax increase is modest.It’s tougher to nail down what is necessary. The first thing that comes to mind is when enrollment is skyrocketing and there simply isn’t enough...
My joke the last month or so has gone something like this: I can’t wait for Feb. 8.Why?Because the referendum will be over. One way or another on that morning, we will know if New Hampton is going to build a new middle school or go back to the proverbial drawing board.We have two almost full pages...
A week from today, residents of New Hampton Community Schools will head to the polls to decide the fate of a $19.415 million bond referendum.This has been, to say the least, an interesting process, and if there’s one thing that we do appreciate, it’s the fact that this School Board and New Hampton’...
Greetings!I want to speak first about our accomplishments for 2016. The City of Nashua worked on re-branding itself and promoting our parks/recreational area/businesses.  With the rebranding, we implemented a new website, updated our plow trucks, got a street sweeper and held more community focused...
The last year has been a political battle between Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Democrats and Republicans. The voting is now over and Trump is now the President of the United States whether or not you agree.Saturday Night Live was hosted by Aziz Ansari this week and usually I do not watch it but...
I’m writing this letter to express my support for the upcoming school bond election.  A yes vote for the new school is an investment in the future of our kids and our community.  The youth are our most precious commodity that this community produces. These kids are the future leaders in our...
I write this letter to encourage a YES vote on the upcoming school referendum.I have been a lifelong avid high school sports fan, attending many musical and stage productions as well. In doing so, I have been able to enjoy events not only in New Hampton but in dozens of other school venues....
Some have come out and asked why I'm against a school? Or they have asked, “You don't pay taxes in this district; why do you care?”If you've read my articles closely you'll quickly find out that I've spent considerable time and effort in giving you information to show that there are other options...
We have read with interest the letters to the editor, both pro and con, regarding the upcoming school bond referendum. As longline residents of the New Hampton school district, we would like to add our voices to the mix.We attended these school and sent our three sons through virtually the same...

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