On Tuesday, Manchester voters will pick nine names from a list of 62 candidates vying to serve on the city’s charter commission. It felt a little like speed dating at a recent meet and greet for charter commission candidates.
About 30 potential commissioners sat at tables talking with Manchester residents.
Governor John Kasich of Ohio said that “law-abiding, God-fearing” immigrants should pay a penalty and wait for legal status, but those who break the law “have to be deported or put in prison.”The forum marked a new, more focused phase of the campaign as the candidates emerge from months of fund-raising and small-scale events and begin trying to appeal to a wider swath of the Republican primary electorate.
Advertisement Tops on the agenda for at least half of the candidates: proving they deserve to be taken seriously after Labor Day, when voters will begin to tune in more closely and the pressure from campaign contributors to show a chance of winning will increase exponentially.
It was granted to William Williams and 61 others, mostly from Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
The town was first settled in 1761 by four families from Hardwick and two from Amherst, Massachusetts.
The proposals delivered by the commission in its final report next June will be placed on the municipal ballot the following November.
But many times other candidates, just as they began gaining some traction, would see their time expire, and moderator Jack Heath of WGIR radio cut them off.
The town is home to the Bennington Battle Monument, which is the tallest human-made structure in the state of Vermont.
The town has ready access to natural resources and waterpower, and a long history of manufacturing, primarily within wood processing.
We have exclusive use of their stylish Subzero bar for our speed dating events.
Bennington is the most populous town in southern Vermont, the third-largest town in Vermont (after Essex and Colchester) and the sixth-largest municipality in the state including the cities of Burlington, Rutland, and South Burlington in the count.
Situated in the heart of Manchester it's the perfect night spot for more discerning party people.