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Seabrook Election Results 2022

The Seabrook election results are in. The Town warrant results are in the below document.

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Methuen Dedicates the Quinn Public Safety Building

I had prior done a post on the rededication of the Searles Building as the seat of Methuen’s City Government. Of course the City was moving those operations from its prior municipal building, now known as the Quinn Public Safety … Continue reading

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A Look at “The Devil’s Alliance: Hitler’s Pact With Stalin

The Devils’ Alliance: Hitler’s Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 by Roger Moorhouse My rating: 4 of 5 stars A good time to examine one of the root causes of many years of Soviet/Russian political and military dominance of Eastern Europe. I … Continue reading

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Methuen City Government Moves to the Searles

On October 5, 1993 the Town Manager, and former Chief of Police, Donald DeSantis, invited the Town Council to the rededication of the Searles Building as the Seat of Government in Methuen, which occurred on October 17. In looking over … Continue reading

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A Look at The Afghanistan Papers by Craig Whitlock

The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War by Craig Whitlock My rating: 5 of 5 stars Another long term military commitment for the United States, and another large scale failure. After Vietnam the idea that we could commit … Continue reading

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The Seabrook 2022 Warrant

The Seabrook Board of Selectmen have finalized the 2022 Warrant in advance of the Town Deliberative Session on February 8, 2022. The 2022 Warrant is posted below. Thanks to the Board of Selectmen, all of the Department Heads, and the … Continue reading

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Rep. Campbell Steps Down

State Representative Linda Dean Campbell has announced that she is not going to stand for re-election. Rep. Campbell will have served eight terms in the House of Representatives at the conclusion of this term. I had the pleasure of serving … Continue reading

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A Look at Master of the Game by Martin Indyk

Master of the Game: Henry Kissinger and the Art of Middle East Diplomacy by Martin S. Indyk My rating: 5 of 5 stars Martin Indyk has written a fascinating book on the diplomatic efforts undertaken by Henry Kissinger in the … Continue reading

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The Seabrook 2022 CIP

The Seabrook 2022 CIP has been presented to the Board of Selectmen, the Budget Committee and the Planning Board. I have submitted the analysis of prior capital spending in Seabrook to help us understand where capital dollars are going, and … Continue reading

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Seabrook Wastewater Plant Resiliency Study

The Seabrook Board of Selectmen authorized a study on climate resiliency at the Seabrook Wastewater Plant, which was unveiled on a recent visit to the Plant by Congressman Pappas. This project was funded by NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management in … Continue reading

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