Author: Jack Kenny

Q&A with Administrative Services Commissioner Charlie Arlinghaus

‘I’m someone who’s interested in policy and operations of state government, someone who analyzes policies of state government and wants to make them better,’ says Charlie Arlinghaus, newly appointed as commissioner of the NH Department of Administrative Services.

Q&A with Dartmouth President Emeritus James Wright

‘I don’t like to hear talk of putting “boots on the ground.” We’re not sending in shoe leather, we’re sending in sons and daughters,’ says James Wright, former president of Dartmouth College and author of the book, ‘Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation And Its War.’

Q&A with former DES Commissioner Tom Burack

‘The business community already understands the challenge of climate change and is rapidly adopting energy-efficiency and renewable energy strategies,’ says Tom Burack, who stepped down on Jan. 2 after 10 years as the state’s Environmental Services commissioner.

Q&A with criminal defense attorney Mark Sisti

‘I don’t have to believe my client is innocent at all,’ says New Hampshire attorney Mark Sisti. ‘I have to believe that the system has integrity and that the jury will follow the direction and instructions of the court.’

Downtown Manchester attracts a younger, wealthier crowd

Graham Chynoweth, 27, grew up in Canterbury, N.H., went off to the University of California at Berkley and got his law degree at Duke in North Carolina. Then he moved to downtown Manchester, where he both lives and works. “I…