The Tug’s Tough Candidate Questions

The Tug’s Tough Candidate Questions

The Tug invites all Portsmouth City Council candidates to answer the following questions. We will publish all answers submitted back to us. Since we do not have every candidate’s email, we ask that you pass these questions along to any candidates you might know....
Artspeak Conspiracy Unearthed

Artspeak Conspiracy Unearthed

News broke Tuesday of an alleged plot by the city cultural commission Artspeak, exposed by amateur investigative journalism of a group lead by former city councilor Esther Kennedy. Kennedy and a group of concerned citizens, who recently made news for being...
City Creates Strawman Council to Handle Public Comments

City Creates Strawman Council to Handle Public Comments

After debating ways to make the public comment session of council meetings more effective and less prone to abuse, the council piloted a program this week by creating a literal strawman council to hear public comments. “The public comment sessions were getting really...