Maine-ly New Hampshire Meet and Greet: Lamontagne

Downtown Portsmouth Businessman and City Councilor Ken Smith is continuing his series of Meet and Greets with politicians running for office in New Hampshire. This evening, Wednesday, May 26, he will be hosting U.S. Senate Candidate Ovide Lamontagne at the Maine-ly New Hampshire store. The informal gathering will begin at 5:30 pm, and participants will have the opportunity to hear from Ovide, as well as talk to him one-on-one about his candidacy and policy ambitions as a U.S. Senator.

Maine-ly New Hampshire is located at 22 Deer Street in Portsmouth. No RSVP needed.

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We need your help on Market Square Day!

This year, the Portsmouth GOP will be hosting a booth at Portsmouth’s Market Square Day festivities on Saturday, June 12. We will be there all day telling people about the Portsmouth GOP club, and about the Republican candidates running for office this fall.

Here is where you come in: We need volunteers to help set up, man the booth, and clean up after the event. If you are already considering attending Market Square Day, why not stop by for an hour or two to help us out?

We need volunteers during the following times:

  • Setting up– 8:30 am  (two people needed to set up canopy)
  • Manning the booth–(at least  3 people from 9 am-12 noon, and at least 3 people from 12-3:30 pm)
  • Breaking down– 4:00 pm   (two people needed)
If you are interested in helping out, please email Sue at
We would love to see many of you turn out for the event, either to volunteer your time or just to stop by our booth and say hello. This is your opportunity to show that Portsmouth has a vibrant Republican presence.

Don’t Forget: Tea Time, April 15th

Today: Presentation of Portrait to the Portsmouth Library

Today at 4:00 pm, the Portsmouth Republican Party will be presenting a portrait of the first African-Americans in Congress to the Portsmouth Public Library. We would love to have some members of the Portsmouth GOP attend the presentation. It will just be a few minutes long. Please RSVP to Sue at if you can attend.

Wentworth Meet and Greet

RYE Republicans

Let Freedom Ring!

Meet-and-Greet at the Wentworth By The Sea Country Club

The Portsmouth GOP will be co-hosting this event with the Rye GOP.  The meet-and-greet will feature a forum with local, state, and federal Republican candidates, and an opportunity to chat “one-on-one” with special guests and candidates.


Added Surprise:  Entertainment to warm your patriotic heart.

Date:              Sunday, March 7, 2010

Place:             Wentworth By The Sea CC, 80 Wentworth Road, Rye NH

Time:              5-7 pm

Cost:                $15 per person (Hors d’oeuvres), Cash Bar

RSVP:             By mail (use below form, or Diane Bitter 964-4161 or

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What’s at Stake: Community Conversation on Extending Gambling in NH

What’s At Stake?

Community Conversations to Weigh the Benefits and Risks of Expanded Legal Gambling In NH

Like many states, New Hampshire faces some tough economic choices in the years ahead. One of these issues is whether to expand legalized gambling in New Hampshire.

On  February 13th,  2010, you as a NH citizen will have the opportunity to participate in community-based deliberations across the state to address the question: What’s At Stake: Community Conversations to Weigh the Benefits and Risks of Expanded Legal Gambling in NH. The Portsmouth meeting will be held from 9 am – 4 pm at the Portsmouth High School Cafeteria. Anyone is welcome to join in. Here is a chance to make your voice heard and to make a difference in the future of your state.

The results of the community conversations will be presented to the Governor’s Study Commission on Expanded Gaming in New Hampshire later this spring

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Meet and Greet with Jack Kimball

You are invited to an open house gathering for Jack Kimball,
Republican candidate for Governor of New Hampshire!

Where: The home of Scott & Charlotte McPherson, 229 Leslie Drive, Portsmouth

When: Thursday, February 18th, at 7:00 pm

What to bring: Yourself and a friend; light snacks and beverages will be served

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