$1.5 billion generated by agriculture in NH, $336 M direct sales of agriculture products… a whopping $1.2 Billion attributed to AGRITOURISM…

The economic impact trend numbers are pretty clear, Open Space Recreation on NH Farms grew over 300% from 1996 to 2012. January 1999, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests published a study detailing the impact Open Space has on NH’s economy. Agriculture [see Executive Summary table page 1]: Direct income from farm … Continue reading $1.5 billion generated by agriculture in NH, $336 M direct sales of agriculture products… a whopping $1.2 Billion attributed to AGRITOURISM…

Spencer Bennett tattle tails to town…Steve Forster just trying to have an “occasional gathering of people who are well known and share a warm regard for one another”…and his awful neighbor stalks and takes photos!

Do you want to live in a town where government officials tell you who can come and enjoy your property? That is exactly what Town Administrator Trovato wrote to Mr. Forster in a letter dated September 1, 2015. Letter from town of Henniker Today, May 27, 2017 Mr. Forster is doing just what the town … Continue reading Spencer Bennett tattle tails to town…Steve Forster just trying to have an “occasional gathering of people who are well known and share a warm regard for one another”…and his awful neighbor stalks and takes photos!

OHB’s phone rings off hook…Cordell Johnston Lectures NH Library Trustees Association on Right-to Know…tells how Henniker’s Planning Board improperly used non-public sessions…

Hat tip to Henniker resident and lawyer extraordinaire Cordell Johnston who gave a wonderful talk to the NH Library Trustees Association on Tuesday May, 23, 2017. Within minutes of the completion of his talk OHB’s office phone began ringing off the hook. You see there were about 15 bloggers in the room analyzing everything Mr. … Continue reading OHB’s phone rings off hook…Cordell Johnston Lectures NH Library Trustees Association on Right-to Know…tells how Henniker’s Planning Board improperly used non-public sessions…

Select Women Hooper blatantly misstates facts about Hillside Drive Variance…BOS oblivious to ZBA granting the variance in violation of RSA 674:33!

On May 16, 2017 the BOS was asked to review the decision of the Henniker ZBA in Case 2017-001; NOTICE OF DECISION ZBA 4-19-2017 In that decision Lot A-17 was granted a variance for road frontage from 105 feet to just 70.96 feet. A 30 foot reduction form the required 100 feet. RSA 674:33 requires … Continue reading Select Women Hooper blatantly misstates facts about Hillside Drive Variance…BOS oblivious to ZBA granting the variance in violation of RSA 674:33!

‘Henniker Selectmen Ignore Bidding Policy-Award Four Contracts’…What do we do when the puzzle pieces no longer fit?

The Messenger’s Headline says it all. (page 9) Like the proverbial slap on the backside with the wet towel, every tax payer in Henniker should be feeling the sting from the recent actions taken by the Board of Selectmen (BOS) on May 2, 2017. Over $400,000 of our taxes was let out to contractors in … Continue reading ‘Henniker Selectmen Ignore Bidding Policy-Award Four Contracts’…What do we do when the puzzle pieces no longer fit?

Planning Board stifles participation…fear of change has destroyed the committee’s growth and development!

Wednesday April 26, 2017 was a sad day for Henniker. The Planning Board refused to appoint two entirely new individuals to its committee. Myself who, according to Mr. Leigh Bosse of The Messenger Newspaper, the board knew too much about and Mr. Mathew Grimes whom the board new too little. It is obvious that both … Continue reading Planning Board stifles participation…fear of change has destroyed the committee’s growth and development!