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Re: Dumping Daylight Savings Time?
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2017, 07:25:15 pm »

NH House just passed a Free Stater-written bill to abolish DST and move NH into the Atlantic time zone, provided Massachusetts does the same. Whether we do year-round EST or year-round AST/EDT, abolishing the time change is clearly the right thing to do.
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Re: Dumping Daylight Savings Time?
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2017, 02:25:59 pm »

Hear!  Hear!
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Re: Dumping Daylight Savings Time?
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2017, 03:02:24 pm »

I was looking at the sunrise and sunset times for Manchester the other day and noticed in June sunrise is just after 5am. I think if New Hampshire went into the Atlantic timezone and pushed that back to 6am that would be fine with me. Conversely in December sunset would be after 5pm, but sunrise wouldn't be until around 8am. This of course would be with daylight savings time still in place. Personally I think that would be a better system.

https://www.timeanddate.com/sun/usa/manchester
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Re: Dumping Daylight Savings Time?
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2017, 01:35:16 pm »

Like all good ideas others have thought of it as well.  :)

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http://nhunderground.com/forum/index.php?topic=3378.msg59015#msg59015
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