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Average people getting the short end in NH

New Hampshire’s Interest and Dividends Tax has strayed very far from its roots as a tax on the rich. The tax was created in 1923, … Full story    
Updated yesterday

News, local and organic

An article in “The Atlantic” caught my eye recently about how Millennials like to spend money. It seems, based on a Boston Consulting Group study, … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Special interests drive the school bus

Years ago while cleaning the attic, I found a book published in 1897 titled “Burke’s Conciliation with America.” A relative, Henry Tilton Gorrell, had written … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Looking for entries in Constitution Day Essay Contest

Of the many public service projects in which The Telegraph participates, one that we are particularly proud of is our involvement is the Constitution Day … Full story    
Updated yesterday

In NH, your politics matter, not the color of your skin

Let’s talk about the black vote in New Hampshire. I must admit that in my years covering politics in a state that is 1.5 percent … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Hands off the First Amendment

In the Granite State, open political discourse is a cherished right and our favorite indoor sport. It’s part of who we are. But it’s under … Full story    
Published:  September 17, 2014

Time for UNH to get out of big-time sports biz

It has been more than two years since the Penn State University tragedy. It is now clear that our universities, including my alma mater, the … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

Sylvain: Remembering 9/11

Has it really been 13 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and when a group of passengers … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

A child taught him the meaning of 9/11

Most of us old enough to understand the events of 9/11 will recall where we were when the horrors in New York City took place. … Full story    
Published:  September 11, 2014

Questions about SAC bylaws

When I saw the email in my inbox titled “Message from Concerned Nashua Senior Activity Center Members,” I was not surprised. I’ve been receiving a … Full story    
Published:  September 7, 2014

The right side of history

In 1914, the United States Senate voted 35-34 to approve a Constitutional Amendment that would right an historical wrong that denied half our population a … Full story    
Published:  September 7, 2014

The joys of technology, from keyboards to covered wagons and buckets of ice

The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” has gone viral, reports say. I say “gone viral” is an understatement. Who would have thought that people dumping ice … Full story    
Published:  August 31, 2014

Data foreshadows classroom challenges

Data gathered by the National Center for Education Statistics says that, this fall and for the first time in history, the total number of Latino, … Full story    
Published:  August 31, 2014

Help get kids into warm winter coats

During these summer months of ample sunshine and warmth, it may be hard to imagine the harsh winter weather of cold, snow and ice. However, … Full story    
Published:  August 31, 2014

Questions linger at Nashua senior center


At the Nashua Senior Activity Center’s annual meeting on Aug. 13, Elizabeth Cepaitis, the SAC board treasurer, asked the question, “What will it take to … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

Wrong + wrong + NH = still wrong

Remember when you were growing up and your parents told you that if you got in trouble with the law, it would follow you the … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

Longtime Republican is supporting Shaheen

I have valued two things above all in my years here in New Hampshire: my conservative ideals and my staunch support for our veterans. Over … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

There’s no law against asking for help

The town of Hudson thinks it’s a crime for a poor person to peacefully hold a sign on a sidewalk asking others for financial assistance. … Full story    
Published:  August 22, 2014

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