Kevin Onnela is in studio talking about Christine looking young (and I look old), I told the story about my sister and I going to the fairs, we recap our talk with the Refinery from last week, cell phones tracking you, Newport employment, impeachment, hiring people, cutting a tree at my property and lots more.
Ed and Wayne are in studio talking about wipers, Rain-X, Eddie's rad rod, Wayne blowing through starters, plow trucks, small engines, Wayne wanting to buy a new vehicle and lots more.
Sullivan County Manager Derek Ferland is in studio with breaking news about the Sober Housing Project. Ferland talks about the County getting more funding, the process they went through and the next steps in the project in Claremont. We talk about the nursing home project, where things are in that process and more.
Chief Burroughs talks about winter storms, having good tires on your vehicle, power outages, wildlife in downtown Newport, Jim enjoys teaching, and lots more.
PJ is in studio talking about Winter sports signups - basketball and wrestling. We talk about the importance of dribbling, and learning young. Volleyball sign ups are happening right now, as the Rec is still looking for more teams. The Harlem Rockets are coming to Newport on November 23rd, tickets to that basketball fundraiser are on sale now at Coronis Market, Petal Patch and the Rec Center. We look at Newport Football; the playoffs begin this Saturday, and next year will be new divisions for the NHIAA.
Joe Osgood is in studio and we talk cars, cars and cars. What would we each buy if won the Powerball? What's our favorite color? And lots of other hard hitting stuff. Joe also talks about the Claremont city elections this past week, where he thinks Claremont needs to go, and is a solar farm or outlet mall the best for Claremont?
Meg Cowan from the Newport Opera House Association is in studio talking about their new event this weekend A Taste Of Sullivan County. This is an evening of sampling some of the best foods that Sullivan County has to offer. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at door. We talk about the importance of Membership to the Opera House, Dancing With the Newport Stars tickets, upgrades to the building and lots more.
Kevin brought in a couple guests with him, AJ and Brian from the new restaurant The Refinery in Andover. AJ and Brian talk about how they came up with the name, how their past lead them to this new venture, the art of the BBQ, what types of meats they smoke, how Andover is treating them, catering, and lots more. Plus the guys brought us in samples to try, and let me tell you....amazing! Great stuff.
The Car Nutz are back in studio. Wayne and Eddie talk about getting ready for Winter, Wayne sold his truck, Ed bought a new truck. And such is the circle of life. We talk grand kids, sliding in the winter, snowmobiling, issues with the radio station, we talk about our zodiac signs, and lots more.
Don Hill from the town of Springfield, NH is in studio talking about the last couple months of Springfield's 250th celebration. the Pancake breakfast is this Sunday and Sip-a-soup is next Saturday. We talk about the Thanksgiving service, Christmas Craft Fair and the rest of the Springfield 250th merchandise.
Shelly Hudson from Amplified Arts is in studio talking about their showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show, upcoming play in November, casting call at the end of November, the art studio and more.
Chief Jim Burroughs is in studio and talking about last night's powerful wind storm. High wind warnings continue today and the Chief talks about road closures in Newport and power outrages. We recap last night's Halloween, his thoughts on moving Halloween to a different night, and how good it was to have the Richard's Elementary kids have their parade. There was a report on Facebook about possible tampered candy given out in the Newport area and the Chief talks about what the PD found in that report, plus we talk about our favorite and least favorite Halloween candy. Last week, Jim made his retirement announcement; the Chief talks about how the public has responded.
PJ Lovely from the Newport Rec Dept is in studio talking about the end of the soccer, field hockey and flag football seasons and moving on to winter sports. We talk Halloween, candy, and how the Rec's Halloween party went for the little kids. We look ahead to Newport football this weekend and talk playoffs.
Jenn Alford-Teaster is back in studio talking about the latest round of Presidential candidates to come through our area. Jenn got to introduce Senator Warren on stage at the Newport Opera House last Thursday. Jenn talked about how she is not going to endorse any candidate in the Primary and why, plus discussed the importance of the candidates to understand how different our rural area is Vs the North Country. We talked about why she is running and what drives her, her past history, why she likes helping people and more. Also since it's Halloween, she read one of her favorite poems, The Raven, to close out the show.
Joe is finally back. He was on vacation and then couldn't make it in last week. We talk about his vacation, his timeshare, the accident he got into on his travels, Claremont city elections next week and more.
Miriam Carter, Executive Director of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, calls in to discuss New Hampshire Open Doors happening this weekend, Nov 2-3rd. Over 80 different vendors, crafters, artisans and more will be opening their location to the public to shop, talk and learn. www.nhopendoors.com for the map and to learn more about this art focused event all over the Granite State.
Kevin Onnela is in studio with his friend Randy Tefft. Randy went across the United States on a Rokon motorcycle. He talked about his 3 week journey, gave some stats and explained raising money for Wounded Warriors. We talk politics, consequences, Trump, motorcycles, Steve Fellows, and lots more.
Wayne and Eddie are in studio talking about paranormal activity. Ed tells stories about his childhood, Wayne talks about seeing ghosts, I tell my dousing story and more...all just in time for Halloween. We talk about Wayne calling in yesterday in regards to bikes on the road. And we talk about other stuff.
State Rep Steve Smith of Charlestown is in studio. As we share the same name, we talk about the joys of being a Steve Smith, learn about his family's history and how his grandfather was a success story coming to America living the American Dream. Rep Smith talks about happenings within the Sullivan County GOP, as the chair of the committee, Keith Hanson, stepped down this past week and Smith was elected as the new chair. We talk about the catalyst of these events, Smith apologized to the Muslim family and the resident of Grantham that the past chair besmirched. As a past chair of the Transportation committee in Concord, we talk transportation issues including "flying cars" and also registering bicycles.
Newport's Police Chief made the announcement this morning that he is retiring from the town. After 25+ yeas, Jim is leaving law enforcement. The Chief talks about his time, accomplishments, the shelf life of a chief and more. his last day will be December 31st, 2019.
PJ Lovely from the Newport Rec Dept is in studio talking about Newport Football, how the boys fared Vs Kersarge last week, looking ahead to Laconia this weekend, and possible playoffs. We catch up on winter activities signup, the end of the fall season, this Sunday's hike possibly cancelled and more.
Jacqui Baker from the Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network is in studio talking about the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday Oct 26th. There will be many local locations to drop off your unwanted prescription drugs. We talk about the importance of removing this medicine from your house, why you should dispose this way and also what is accepted. We talk vaping, prevention, what to look for, and what resources to use if need help.
Kevin Onnela is in studio, back from his trip to Florida. We missed Kevin last week as he left the station two weeks ago and traveled to Florida. We learn about his travels, who he visited, and what he did. Kevin was almost late this morning; he over slept after having his tooth worked on yesterday. The pain in his tooth has kept him awake for a while, so he finally got it fixed and had a good night sleep. We talk politics, school $$, building a wall and more.
Wayne and Eddie are in studio talking about all wheel drive Vs 4 wheel drive, my leaf blower running on old gas, Ed's lawnmower battery dying, using hearing aids, I got pulled over this past weekend, and lots more.
Nicole McKenzie, Partnership Specialist with the United States Census, is in studio talking about the 2020 Census, why the Census is important, how to fill it out, how safe is your information, part-time & full-time jobs available with the Census, and much more.