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NH Legislature should act to close unfair tax loopholes

Gov. Maggie Hassan has done an excellent job working with legislative leaders to craft and oversee the state’s current two-year budget. An array of problems … Full story    
Updated 14 hours ago

Fairpoint should come to the bargaining table

I remember my wife walking a picket line 25 years ago when the then-phone company employees were on strike. As the mother of three young … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Queenan: Supporting local business is smart

For all my fellow procrastinators out there, just a friendly reminder that there are just four short shopping days left until the big day. So … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Connolly: Commuter rail will require creativity

According to a preliminary report recently released by The New Hampshire Department of Transportation and New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority, expanded passenger rail in New … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Take a stand against corrupting power of money

One month from now, a band of “Granny D walkers” will put on their boots in Dixville Notch and take to the road in a … Full story    
Updated yesterday

This holiday meal has rules

I call it traditional. The Twitter and Facebook crowd might call it boring. In any case, for the past 50 plus years I’ve been preparing … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Cures for an ailing system

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a two-part series. The future of health care in America depends upon the economic eyesight of our business … Full story    
Published:  December 15, 2014

We know right from wrong

When is it that we learn right from wrong? In fact, we learn it very early in life. Puppies learn it before leaving their mother. … Full story    
Published:  December 14, 2014

NH physician: A health system geared for anything but

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a two-part series. Despite having the best-trained doctors and best-equipped hospitals in the world, American has one of … Full story    
Published:  December 14, 2014

OK, Concord, time has come to support commuter rail

Pressure is mounting for state government to climb aboard commuter rail. Call it what you wish but The Capitol Corridor – passenger rail travel between … Full story    
Published:  December 14, 2014

A responsible gun owner


Nashua has long enjoyed a reputation as a safe city to live, grow up and raise a family in. Murders were rare in my day, … Full story    
Published:  December 14, 2014

Bishop Guertin grad: The impact individual teachers have on students should not be underestimated.

As I get ready to come home for the holidays, I’ve been thinking a lot about my first move away from New England. In 2012, … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

Another presidential war

Ever since George W. Bush in 2002 began driving up public frenzy for his invasion of Iraq on trumped-up justifications a year later, Congress’s constitutional … Full story    
Published:  December 9, 2014

Working for a startup is different

America’s obsession with successful entrepreneurs is nothing new; the country was engrossed in eccentric and reclusive businessman Howard Hughes’ life, and fascinated by Henry Ford’s … Full story    
Published:  December 7, 2014

Building a more attractive downtown


I moved to New Hampshire in 1981 – north, from Reading, Mass. I lived here before I worked here, so I only saw the city … Full story    
Published:  December 7, 2014

Clarifying facts about NH Retirment System

Readers with limited background on the New Hampshire Retirement System may have taken away some misconceptions from The Telegraph’s recent series of stories concerning NHRS … Full story    
Published:  December 7, 2014

Pension series was unfair

For several days The Telegraph has mounted an attack on the New Hampshire Retirement System. It is the right of any individual or media outlet … Full story    
Published:  December 3, 2014

Your caring is the difference

A letter came to my office recently from a young scholarship recipient. “I am forever grateful for this scholarship,” she wrote. “Coming from a low-income … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

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