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Epping Planning Board approves sign waiver for Old Navy

EPPING — The Epping Planning Board has approved a sign waiver for Old Navy.The board heard the request from Jennifer Wolfe, a representative of the clothing retail chain and its landlord, in its June 11 Zoom meeting.Old Navy is slated to take over the square footage of two stores, Famous Footwear and the former Dress […]

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Epping residents raise concerns on transparency to school board

EPPING — Epping residents are concerned about transparency, and basic understanding of RSA 91:a, after an unposted school board meeting in April.Jordenne Sargent and Chris Sousa allege that the board held an illegal nonpublic meeting April 15, and that the meeting covered topics that should have been addressed in public session. While Chairman Deborah Brooks […]

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Epping woman convicted of abusing twin boys to get new trial

CONCORD – An Epping woman convicted of two counts of first-degree assault of an 18-month-old boy under her care in 2018 will get a new trial.The state Supreme Court overturned one of Jami Castine’s first-degree assault convictions and remanded another back to the trial court. On April 24, the state’s highest court ruled the “evidence […]

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Gannon seeks rematch with Morgan for District 23 Senate seat

EXETER – The race for the state Senate District 23 seat is shaping up to be a rematch between Democratic Sen. Jon Morgan and Republican Bill Gannon.Morgan, of Brentwood, narrowly won the seat in 2018, defeating then-incumbent Gannon, of Sandown, by 21 votes after a recount. District 23 also encompasses Chester, Danville, East Kingston Epping […]

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Campaigning in the time of COVID-19

EPPING — In his next bid for State Representative, Cody Belanger, R-Epping, will look at virtually everything virtual in order to connect with voters. But he won’t ignore tried-and-true, small-town New Hampshire venues. For example, he said, “Standing at the dump will still be effective.”Belanger, an Epping selectman and state rep hopeful, took a survey […]