Correction to William Baer story.

CORRECTION – Regarding a Nov. 25 article, William Baer was charged with three counts of disorderly conduct after his appearance at a May 6, 2014, meeting of the Gilford School Board. He was never charged with resisting arrest and the case was dismissed under First Amendment grounds by 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division Judge Jim Carroll. In addition, the judge wrote that, "because Leach at least arguably had probable cause (for an arrest) under (state law) he is entitled to qualified immunity. Based on qualified immunity, Leach is entitled to summary judgment of Baer's false arrest claim."

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Baer Clarification

William Baer was charged with three counts of disorderly conduct after his appearance at a May 6, 2014, meeting of the Gilford School Board. He was never charged with resisting arrest. In addition, Judge Joseph A. DiClerico wrote in his decision last week that "because Leach at least arguably had probable cause under [state law], he is entitled to qualified immunity. Based on qualified immunity, Leach is entitled to summary judgment of Baer's false arrest claim."

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Clarification to Gilmanton budget story

Regarding yesterday’s story about the town tax rate in Gilmanton, Brett Currier said hewas not on the current board of selectmen who decided not to use surplus money to offset the tax rate.

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