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You can help feed the Nashua Soup Kitchen

In 1981, some Nashuans noticed some people in the city going hungry. They decided to feed them. Using private funds, the Nashua Soup Kitchen served … Full story    
Published:  July 6, 2014

Modest piece of jewelry evokes powerful memories

Buried among my wife Nola’s various bits and bobs of jewelry, keepsakes and mementos is an inexpensive piece of costume jewelry she has toted around … Full story    
Published:  July 6, 2014

A new threat to women’s health care in NH

Too many women across New Hampshire are facing a new threat to their health care: Their employers can now deny coverage for birth control. That’s … Full story    
Published:  July 6, 2014

Where do they go and why?

There is no shortage of commentary, articles and initiatives that address what is considered a serious problem in New Hampshire: young people leaving the state. … Full story    
Published:  June 29, 2014

A health care opportunity for Granite State residents

For many, July 1 is about gearing up for summer. But this year it marks the beginning when people can start applying under the New … Full story    
Published:  June 29, 2014

Change enlistment contract to protect vets

With the Fourth of July approaching, it is important to recall the legacy of those who have fought for our freedom and those who carry … Full story    
Published:  June 29, 2014

Finance Committee tussle reflects communication intransigence


Editor’s note: Supporting documentation can be read online at It was a double-header last Wednesday night in the Aldermanic Chamber. The first game of … Full story    
Published:  June 22, 2014

The world in living color

Mine Falls Park in Nashua now has very attractive information boards posted at several entrances. They are professional and informative, and I studied one recently, … Full story    
Published:  June 22, 2014

Nashua life: Culture keeps us connected

A few weeks ago, Nashua art lovers came together to celebrate some of our city’s finest emerging artists at the Downtown Art Movement Spring Art … Full story    
Published:  June 15, 2014

The perilous Obama touch

Does anyone care about what’s happening to our country, or what that means for New Hampshire? With the exception of letters to the editor and … Full story    
Published:  June 15, 2014

Money in politics is not a partisan issue

The New Hampshire Senate missed an opportunity recently when SB 307 fell victim to a “failed” committee of conference. The bill would have created a … Full story    
Published:  June 15, 2014

Energy bill flew under the radar

This is the story of just one of the 900-plus bills that came before the New Hampshire Legislature this year. It’s a bill that didn’t … Full story    
Published:  June 8, 2014

Bronstein syndrome is back

In an April commentary in this newspaper, former Alderman-at-Large Barbara Pressly coined the phrase “the Bronstein syndrome” to describe the way Mayor Donnalee Lozeau does … Full story    
Published:  June 8, 2014

Greeley Park: Preserving a special place and playground

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Nashua Board of Aldermen, Mayor Donnalee Lozeau sat silently until the playground consultant, Jennifer Brooke, finished her presentation. Then the … Full story    
Published:  June 6, 2014

A meeting on Omaha Beach

I recently returned from a trip to Normandy, France. On this, the 70th anniversary of the Normandy invasion known as D-Day – June 6, 1944 … Full story    
Published:  June 6, 2014

We have met the climate change enemy – and it is us

As much as we don’t want to face it – as much as I don’t want to face it – global warming is not a … Full story    
Published:  June 4, 2014

Legacy report confirms LGN view

The Leadership Greater Nashua group responsible for managing the Legacy Playground project was pleased that the independent study commissioned by the city of Nashua issued … Full story    
Published:  June 3, 2014

The new generation of meters not benign

David Brooks’ recent article highlighted PSNH’s May announcement of a program to replace our wired analog meters with new digital wireless meters – devices that … Full story    
Published:  June 1, 2014

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