Bonnie’s Bits – Bonnie4Salem

AFT-NH on School Assessment Scores

School Assessment Scores Show New Hampshire Public Schools Are In A Strong Position With More Work To Be Done  ~AFT-NH President Deb Howes CONCORD, N.H.— Yesterday [Mid-July], the New Hampshire Department of Education released assessment data showing that New Hampshire’s public schools continue to make improvements getting closer to pre-pandemic levels of achievement. AFT-NH President Deb Howes …

Labor Day

This weekend is Labor Day!!! Thank a union! Labor Day, an annual holiday being celebrated this year on Monday, September 5, pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. For many, Labor Day represents the end of the summer and the start of the back-to-school season. In the late 1800s, the average American …

Core Values

The Town of Salem periodically puts out a MailChimp newsletter, called the Town Hall Times. If you are a Salem Resident, I urge you to sign up to receive this email which appears to be coming about once every 30-45 days. With no daily or weekly newspaper that covers Salem, this is a good way …

Virtual Hug

I believe in the power of kindness, so I give hugs. Physically connecting with another person is important. I give hugs to people I know, and to people I meet. I’ve had people, especially our older population, break down sobbing because they couldn’t remember the last time they had a hug. It makes me feel …

The Pledge …

The Pledge … the Fossil Fuel pledge, that is. I won’t take “THE Pledge” as our Republican State Reps do. When they pledge to “cut taxes” it can mean downshifting tax responsibilities from the State to property owners. I do promise to do everything I can to not raise taxes, but I won’t promise to …

I’m running!

I’m excited to share that I’m running to represent #SalemNH in the NH State House and am looking forward to discussing the issues that matter most to Granite Staters. If you have questions or want to get involved, I’m open to respectful dialog. #NHPolitics

Charter Commission — Thanks, Salem!

Thank you, Salem! I appreciate all of those who turned out to vote, and especially those who voted for me! Election results can be found here: https://www.townofsalemnh.org/home/news/charter-commission-election-results-april-26-2022 Of the 1,176 people who voted, I earned 449 votes. Only Bernie Campbell (463) and DJ Bettencourt (452) had more votes than I had. 14 votes from first …

COVID-19 Update 7 February 2022

SALEM: 1 out of every 4 Salem residents have had confirmed infections. (1:5 last week) Salem since last update: 113 new cases Total: 6,703 confirmed cases in Salem. Last week: 6,590 Active cases: 63. Last week: 133 Salem’s new cases per 100K for 14 days: 705 (1,434 last week) Salem’s Positivity Rate for the past 7 days: 12.4% (17.0% last week.)  Fully vaccinated Salem residents: 50.0% (+14 people since last week).  NEW …

COVID-19 Update 31 January 2022

COVID-19 Update 31 January 2022 SALEM: Salem since last update: 335 new cases Total: 6,590 confirmed cases in Salem. Last week: 6,360 Active cases: 133. Last week: 260 1 out of every 5 Salem residents have had confirmed infections. Salem’s new cases per 100K for 14 days: 1,434 (2,788 last week) Salem’s Positivity Rate for the past 7 days: 17.0% (17.1% last week.)  Fully vaccinated Salem residents: 49.9% (+20 people since …

COVID-19 Update 24 January 2022

COVID-19 Update 24 January 2022 SALEM: Salem since last update: 716* new cases Total: 6,360 confirmed cases in Salem. Last week: 5,644* Active cases: 260. Last week: 391* 1 out of every 5 Salem residents have had confirmed infections.  Salem’s Positivity Rate for the past 7 days: 17.1% (26.6% last week*.)  Fully vaccinated Salem residents: 49.9% (+46 people since last week*).  NEW HAMPSHIRE: New cases of COVID-19 in NH …

COVID-19 Update 27 December 2021

COVID-19 Update 27 December 2021 SALEM: Now 1 out of every 6 Salem residents have had confirmed infections.  Salem since last update: 290 new cases since last week Total: 4,733 confirmed cases in Salem. We have 178 active cases Salem’s new cases per 100K for 14 days: 1,167. (1,130 last week) Salem’s Positivity Rate for the past 2 weeks: 16.6% (15.3% last week.)  This is possibly the highest positivity …