This is the Ramada Inn, "Queen of the Rust Belt," owned by the furtive land developer Jeffrey Albrecht who is now being investigated by the Attorney General’s office for bid rigging in an Athens land deal. Albrecht is said to be the developer behind the hotel/convention center that will be located on the land under the
This is the U.S. Post Office, on
This is the Marting building, which was erected in 1883, making it about 125 years old. An otherwise worthless and unmarketable building, the Marting Foundation foisted it off on the city for $2,000,000 for use as a replacement for the 75 year-old
This is the Portsmouth City Council, which enabled the Marting Foundation to pull off its $2,000,000 fleecing of the taxpayers. Mayor Bauer, Ann Sydnor, and Carol Caudill were recalled from office for their part in the Marting Scam.
This is the former city councilman Marty Mohr who, along with Mayor Kalb, sold out the citizens of
After the voters rejected using the
This is Mike Mearan, the crooked lawyer who served as the chair of the City Building Committee at the same time that he represented the landlord of the Adelphia property, which the City Building Committee recommended as the site for a
This is the phantasmagorical, Art-Dreco Hotel/Convention Center, the building on which Portsmouth is gambling its future and for which it is selling its soul.