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Speak from the Heart: How Mr. Rogers Saved PBSSpeak from the Heart: How Mr. Rogers Saved PBS

Speak from the Heart: How Mr. Rogers Saved PBS

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

It’s May 1, 1969. As the war continues in Vietnam, people gather in the Senate Subcommittee on Communications in D.C. to fight for what they believe is critical to the American public. Proposed budget cuts to Public Broadcasting Services (PBS) threaten the programs that have become dear to so many, and $20 million is on the line. For a public television station, this is everything.

A Valentine's Day GiftA Valentine's Day Gift

A Valentine's Day Gift

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

I’ve never been enthusiastic about Valentine’s Day and neither has my wife, Anne. We don’t do anything especially extravagant this time of year, but we do enjoy spending time together as much as the next couple.

Family Game Night: Break the Monotony of Overplayed Games!Family Game Night: Break the Monotony of Overplayed Games!

Family Game Night: Break the Monotony of Overplayed Games!

Kirk Simoneau

Household Tips

If you’re tired of playing the same board games over and over, it might be time to start looking for ways to change things up. Here are four tabletop games you might not have heard of that are perfect for spicing up family game night.

Listen to Something New: The Best Podcasts to Start 2019

Kirk Simoneau

Household Tips

Though podcasts have been around for over a decade, they have only recently found their stride in popular culture. And they don’t all feature nerds talking about “Game of Thrones.” In this form of audio entertainment, there really is something for everyone.

Leslie Nixon: A $100K VictoryLeslie Nixon: A $100K Victory

Leslie Nixon: A $100K Victory

Kirk Simoneau

Firm Updates Lawsuit Information

Leslie Nixon recently won a case involving a family that was visiting New Hampshire to attend a wedding. The family was staying at a dog-friendly hotel, since they took their furry friend with them. When one of their family members encountered a massive hole on the property… then another one did… then another. 

Meet Debbie KantapinMeet Debbie Kantapin

Meet Debbie Kantapin

Kirk Simoneau

Firm Updates

When someone calls our office or comes through our doors, they have the pleasure to speak with our wonderful receptionist, Debbie Kantapin. Debbie has been with our office for a long time. “Believe it or not, I started in 1984,” she says. “I worked nights at that time because my children were toddlers. There were only five of us working in the office at night, but you would have been surprised by how much there was to do.”

The Day I Met the PresidentThe Day I Met the President

The Day I Met the President

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

Back in the 1990s, when Kirk was a college student and Bill Clinton was president, the two of them crossed paths. Kirk had already enjoyed some donuts and was up eight bucks, so he decided he’d have a little fun with the sitting president… what happened next?

The Normand and Normand SwitchThe Normand and Normand Switch

The Normand and Normand Switch

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

Whenever December comes around, I always think about my parents. It was about this time of year back in the ‘60s when they met and had their first date.

A Moral Victory: Know Your Rights Regarding InterpretersA Moral Victory: Know Your Rights Regarding Interpreters

A Moral Victory: Know Your Rights Regarding Interpreters

Kirk Simoneau

Lawsuit Information

Recently, Nixon, Vogelman, Slawsky & Simoneau P.A. settled a case that involved a domestic dispute in which the police were involved but didn’t act properly. Our attorneys helped our client receive the best possible outcome, but the true accomplishment came from a choice our client made after the case was over. Learn more!

3 Ways to Use Leftover Candy During the Oh-So-Sweet Holiday Season3 Ways to Use Leftover Candy During the Oh-So-Sweet Holiday Season

3 Ways to Use Leftover Candy During the Oh-So-Sweet Holiday Season

Kirk Simoneau

Household Tips

Sometimes we get a little too much of the sweet stuff. Between Halloween and New Year’s Day, candy is everywhere. It’s at home, at work, and on store shelves. Then, as the year comes to an end, many people start thinking about eating right and losing weight. When those are your New Year’s resolutions, you have to do something about all the leftover candy so it’s not around come Jan. 1. Here are a few ways to get rid of your leftover candy ASAP.

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