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2015 Nashua Mayor’s race | Budgeting challenges amid the spending cap

David Deane | I’ve never voted to override spending cap in 18 years as alderman

The spending cap regulates the increase in the fiscal year budget using a Gross Do­mestic Product Implicit Price Deflator. The spending cap was adopted by … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2015
2015 Nashua Mayor’s race | Budgeting challenges amid the spending cap

Dan Moriarty | I’ve been willing to make the difficult votes that others have not

For the past 30 years, our nation's household incomes just barely track in­flation. Our community's ability to fund city services is dependent on individual incomes … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2015

The mayor’s race matters

Will you vote? Six weeks from now, the people of Nashua will go to the polls and choose the top two candidates for mayor in … Full story    
Published:  July 26, 2015
Guest Commentary

Presidential candidates need to go beyond border-security issues on immigration

When it comes to immigration reform, Republican candidates for president love to talk about border security. But there is a frustrating lack of thoughtful ideas … Full story    
Published:  July 23, 2015

Come together on state budget

As a former member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives and a longtime member of the Finance Commit­tee in the Senate, I believe that … Full story    
Published:  July 20, 2015

O’Malley’s immigration plan

It was my great-grandfather who chose to immigrate to this country. His name was also Mar­tin O'Malley, and he came from Ireland at great personal … Full story    
Published:  July 20, 2015
2015 Nashua Mayor’s race: What to do about Nashua’s heroin problem?

Doug Carroll | We should provide ample support to programs that help youth

Drug and substance abuse is not a new issue. It has traveled with us through time. As we all have heard, there has been an … Full story    
Published:  July 19, 2015
2015 Nashua Mayor’s race: What to do about Nashua’s heroin problem?

Michael Broderick | City strategies should include seeking more funding sources

The Telegraph has raised a very impor­tant subject that is plaguing the city of Nashua: heroin addiction. Studies show that spending on addiction and risky … Full story    
Published:  July 19, 2015

There was no honor in the Confederacy or its causes

The argument made for the public display of the Confeder­ate flag is that it represents "Southern heritage." A heritage includes cultural aspects such as religion, … Full story    
Published:  July 19, 2015
On Nashua

A gift to the city’s children

The first op-ed I wrote for this paper was about placing the Legacy Playground in Greeley Park. I've written this sentence in precisely this way … Full story    
Published:  July 19, 2015
Guest Commentary

Why he wants to be your president

I love America. In the small town I grew up in, our neighbor, Claire Congdon, was something of a legend. A veteran of both world … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2015
Guest Commentary

Pipeline advocates selling New England a bedtime story

As gas providers jockey for a piece of New England's energy pie, policy makers ask us to embrace natural gas as our go-to fuel for … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2015
Guest Commentary

It's time for the out-of-state and out-of-country interests pushing the current North­ern Pass proposal to bury the private transmission line along appropriately designated trans­portation corridors. … Full story    
Published:  July 15, 2015
GUEST COMMENTARY

Beyond the flag lies history

An intense debate over what the Confederate battle flag truly represents rages on in the aftermath of the June 17 shoot­ing deaths of nine black … Full story    
Published:  July 12, 2015
GUEST COMMENTARY

Democrats voted their conscience in rejecting budget

Earlier this week, New Hamp­shire House Speaker Shawn Jasper published an article call­ing for Democrats in the Legis­lature to override Gov. Maggie Hassan's veto of … Full story    
Published:  July 12, 2015
2015 NASHUA MAYOR'S RACE

David Deane | Addiction is a social issue that should be seen as a public health problem

The city of Nashua, along with the rest of the country, is experiencing a wide­spread epidemic of heroin abuse. Nashua had 93 cases of heroin … Full story    
Published:  July 12, 2015
2015 NASHUA MAYOR'S RACE

Chris Williams | Nashua can adapt solutions that have proven effective elsewhere

Somewhere on the streets of Laconia is a man named Eric Adams, and he is on the front lines of society's battle against addiction. Eric … Full story    
Published:  July 12, 2015
GUEST COMMENTARY

Obama appeal impacts NH

The next step in determining the fate of an estimated four mil­lion undocumented immigrants living in the United States - including approximately 8,000 in New … Full story    
Published:  July 10, 2015

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