Salem News


Candidates weigh in on educational funding By Breanna Edelstein Published in the Eagle Tribune on October 25 See full article for responses from candidates in: State Rep District 4- Sandown State Rep District 14 – Atkinson, Plaistow State… Continue Reading →

Stand Up Salem!

L to R: Bonnie Wright, Amy Healy, Sean Lewis, Christine Steele, and Carla Billingham. Sean Lewis for New Hampshire, Carla Billingham for NH House of Representatives and Bonnie4Salem Wright had a Meet and Greet the Candidates event in August at Peach Tree Farm. The event was also… Continue Reading →

Got Drugs?

  GOT DRUGS? Turn them in! As part of a national prescription drug take back, the Salem Police Department is collecting unused pill or other meds on Saturday. And that’s a good thing. Left unused, drugs can be tempting for… Continue Reading →

Millville Lake

A Hasty Assessment of the Issues facing Millville Lake: Native and non-native invasive plants, invasive animals (Chinese Mystery Snail), and Water Quality Prepared by Bonnie Wright Candidate for NH House of Representatives   At noontime on Friday, Janet Breslin Smith mentioned some… Continue Reading →

NH Health Protection Program

“The NH Health Protection Program, our version of Medicaid expansion, has been an unqualified success. More than 50,000 hard-working people are now able to receive the health care they need but could not afford previously. Hospitals report fewer emergency room… Continue Reading →

Zoning Board & Charity Gambling

  Last night, the Salem Zoning Board of Adjustments met to vote on three requests for variances to permit charity gambling, and, very specifically, poker rooms. I had to cast three votes against the proposed charity gambling LOCATIONS. It really… Continue Reading →

Business Roundtable Discussion

In May, my running mates (Carla Billingham and Sean Lewis) and I had the opportunity to visit with the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce and BIA (Business and Industry Association). BIA organized Round Table Discussions in nine different locations across the state, to determine what the… Continue Reading →

Ice Cream Social Followup

Democratic House Candidates in Salem Host Ice Cream Social Summer event brings lawmakers and constituents together Thanks to Susan McLaughlin for coming to video our Ice Cream Social last week! This video will be shown on our local public TV… Continue Reading →

Ice Cream Social – Make new friends!

“There are no strangers, only friends you have not met yet.” ~William Butler Yeats Come make new friends at the Ice Cream Social to Meet the Candidates, hosted by Salem candidates for the NH House: Bonnie4Salem Sean Lewis for New… Continue Reading →

What a Turkey!

What a turkey! And, no, I’m not talking about a politician … right now, anyway! This parent and baby decided to take a stroll through my backyard this afternoon. Many people think of Salem as a city, but here in my yard we… Continue Reading →

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