Gubernatorial candidates on Portsmouth Community Radio

PORTSMOUTH – With only a few short weeks left before the state primary election, Portsmouth Community Radio, WSCA 106.1 FM, is making it easier for listeners to get to know the candidates.

With Gov. John Lynch stepping aside after eight years in the Statehouse, the spot as state of New Hampshire’s CEO is up for grabs. On Portsmouth Community Radio, former state senator Burt Cohen of New Castle interviews all three contenders for the Democratic primary: former Senate Majority Leader Maggie Hassan of Exeter, former state Sen. Jackie Cilley of Barrington and veteran Bill Kennedy of Danbury. Audio archives from the interviews on “The Burt Cohen” can be found at

On Portsmouth Community Radio’s “Radiogazette,” attorney and former Portsmouth City Councilor Charlie Griffin talks to candidates running in the Republican primary including Ovide Lamontagne of Manchester, Kevin Smith of Litchfield and Robert Tarr of Manchester. Audio archives for the interviews with Lamontagne and Smith can be found at The final interview with Tarr airs Friday, Aug. 24.

WSCA is an all volunteer, non-commercial radio station located at 909 Islington St., Suite 1, Portsmouth, N.H. 03801, offering a wide variety of programming by and for the community. Tune in to 106.1 LP FM. For more information call 603-430-9722 or visit  Thank you for listening.