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Video Projects

Public Banking

Walt McRee, chair of the Public Banking Institute, holds an informal disucssion with Belknap County officials on the advantages of establishing a public bank in New Hampshire.

Rep. Valerie Fraser, R-New Hampton, who serves on the House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee, has been promoting the establishment of a public bank as a way of saving the state billions of dollars in interest payments to commercial banks. With a public bank, the profits would go back into the state's general fund, while making below-market-rate loans possible.

Indy Voices

News and feature stories from independent writers.

Newfound Budget25-Nov-2015

School Budget Again Bumps Against Tax Cap By Thomas P. Caldwell BRISTOL — By the time the Newfound Area School District Budget Committee sat down to review the proposed $21,298,971 general fund budget for 2016-2017 that the school board had approved one week earlier, changes in projected catastrophic aid had pushed the recommendation over the district’s tax cap. S..

Selectmen dispute25-Nov-2015

Cote Unapologetic About ‘Unilateral’ Hiring Decision By Thomas P. Caldwell BRISTOL — When the selectmen bid adieu to Town Administrator Michael Capone on Nov. 5, he told them that, although his resignation would be effective Nov. 10, he did not want to leave unfinished business, and he would be back for their Nov. 19 meeting and for the all-day budget session on Dec. 5. Ca..


NANA Receives Recognition For Quality By Thomas P. Caldwell BRISTOL — The Newfound Area Nursing Association (NANA) has won several prestigious awards this year, recognizing the non-profit agency’s hospice program as being among the top 25 percent nationally, and it was one of four programs in New Hampshire to receive a four-star rating from the Visiting Nurse Association o..

Newfound Budget19-Nov-2015

Budget Committee Takes Up Newfound Spending Plan By Thomas P. Caldwell BRISTOL — The Newfound Area School District Budget Committee is reviewing a proposed $21,298,971 general fund budget for 2016-2017, the most the school board can recommend under the provisions of the district’s tax cap. To achieve that number, the school board on Nov. 9 trimmed the adminis..

Girls' Soccer18-Nov-2015

School Board Approves Girls’ Soccer Team By Thomas P. Caldwell BRISTOL — The Newfound Area School Board granted a request to establish a girls’ soccer team at the middle school level, with the intention of extending the program into the high school in future years if there proves to be a sufficient level of interest. The 5-2 vote came after a lengthy discussion, mo..

Economic Development30-Oct-2015

Keeping the Momentum Going For Economic Development By Thomas P. Caldwell BRISTOL — Selectmen will be devoting their next meeting, on Thursday, Nov. 5, to establishing budget guidelines and to the possible formation of an economic development committee to continue the work of the task force they appointed last year. Paul Fraser of Newfound Property Management, w..

School Budget30-Oct-2015

School Board Approves Sign, Delays Action On Soccer, Budget By Thomas P. Caldwell BRISTOL — The Newfound Area School Board on Oct. 26 approved a new sign for the New Hampton Community School but chose to wait for further information before deciding whether to add girls’ soccer to the athletic offerings at the middle and high school levels. As for the budget, the administra..

Fund Balance22-Oct-2015

School Board Returns Surplus Funds To Towns By Thomas P. Caldwell BRISTOL — A compromise motion has sent $249,580 to the towns of the Newfound Area School District to reduce taxation. Newfound Area School Board member Sue Cheney of Alexandria offered the motion to retain $250,000 of the $559,580 unassigned fund balance from last year as the district’s u..

Hill Tuition Students22-Oct-2015

Will More Hill Students Attend Newfound? By Thomas P. Caldwell HILL — Parents are asking the Hill School Board to consider sending the town’s sixth-graders to Newfound Memorial Middle School, saying that delaying their introduction to the school puts them at a disadvantage compared to other students attending the Bristol school. This is the first year that Hill h..

Calder Willingham15-May-2015

Celebrities In Our Midst: Author Calder Willingham By Thomas P. Caldwell The Lakes Region of New Hampshire attracts visitors looking to get away from the big city, but also famous people seeking a little anonymity and a bit of peace and quiet. Whether spending a summer beside the lake or seeking a permanent country retreat, New Hampshire has provided the ideal setting f..

Upcoming Projects:

Santa's Village at 60: A popular program that captures and shares the magic of Christmas opened at the Bristol Community Center (now Tapply-Thompson Community Center) 60 years ago. We will interview people who were there at the beginning and who took part through the years, either as workers or spectators, as well as following the construction and presentation of this year's Santa's Village.

Vera Meyer plays Ben Franklin's Glass Harmonica (Video version)

Building Upon a Dream: Keene Castle

Monarch School of New England


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The Invisible People

Invisible to many, the homeless nevertheless exist in most cities and towns. Now there are programs to help them discover hidden talents and find their way to a fresh start.

This documentary highlights an art and photography project in Laconia NH and a transitional program in Canaan NH.

Click the "Play" arrow to watch a 15-minute trailer, or click "Buy Now" to stream the full, 50-minute video.

We also have a DVD of the documentary available for purchase in our online store.

Twilight Culture

This episode is simple in concept and execution yet broad in implications (as the best are). The political commentary is clear-cut and eternal, yet holds a special significance these days. The message? The transformative nature of a state of absolute surveillance.

Survey: Tell Us What You Like

What You'd Like To See



Samantha Silver produced an audio documentary, "Skin Deep", which focuses on the Maine naturist community. Click on the following link:

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The Liberty Independent Media Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit venture formed to create and encourage participation in efforts to record cultural, historical, and creative efforts in the form of video documentaries and stories for print and web, with a special emphasis on people overcoming adversity.

The Liberty Project provides a forum for individuals with their own media projects and seeks out interesting people and events for our own coverage efforts. By broadening the newsgathering force with citizen-journalists and those with something to share, we hope to expand the definition of news to include people of all backgrounds and help to establish lost connections with the broad community of humanity.

Board of Directors

Thomas P. Caldwell, Project Manager (2015)

Deb Braley, President (2015)

Warren D. Huse, Treasurer (2016)

Jennifer Sargent, Director (2017)

Barbara Greenwood, Director (2016)



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The Invisible People

Minot-Sleeper Library On the Move

Just By Accident


Unlaundered Cache

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