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Editorials


Brielle’s Law: Stop the enabling

It’s a blistering report that ought to catch the attention of anybody who works with kids, cares about kids, has some of their own, or … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

The blizzard: Things worked as they should

The popular summertime heatwave expression holds that, “It ain’t the heat, it’s the humidity,” that causes summer days in New England to occasionally reach the … Full story    
Published:  January 29, 2015

Trump, Palin and the GOP bench

Donald Trump for president? Not a chance, thank goodness. Oh, the rich guy who has made his fortune promoting nothing more than himself would like … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2015

Climate changed in just 15 minutes

We take it as a good sign that 98 U.S. senators voted last week in favor of a resolution that stated, “It is the sense … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2015

Bill is an assault on domestic protections

In recent years, the New Hampshire Legislature has established a solid record of enacting legislation aimed at curbing domestic violence. Law enforcement agencies and the … Full story    
Published:  January 25, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

Nashua clerk made right call on ride-hailing app Uber City Clerk Paul Bergeron is to be commended for ensuring Uber drivers don’t get a free … Full story    
Published:  January 24, 2015

Downtown problems are real and fixable

As the article “Dwindling Downtown” (The Telegraph, Jan. 21) states, downtown Nashua has dramatically changed. When my husband and I first moved to Southern New … Full story    
Published:  January 24, 2015

Fox apologizes for “no go” reporting

Fox News issued a correction this past weekend, though it’s understandable if you somehow missed it. The issue was the claim – stated and restated … Full story    
Published:  January 23, 2015

The State of the Union Game

‘Tonight, we turn the page,” President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union speech to Congress and the country on Tuesday night. It … Full story    
Published:  January 22, 2015

The soup kitchen and the chamber

The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce held a well-attended “Business After Hours” event last week, as they usually do on a monthly basis. What made … Full story    
Published:  January 21, 2015

The choices we face with heroin

They’re called first responders for a reason. When dispatchers in many communities receive a call about a heroin overdose, police officers who happen to be … Full story    
Published:  January 20, 2015

Picking up the pace of change

Martin Luther King Jr. Day provides an opportunity to take stock of where our country stands on the issue of race relations. Given the events … Full story    
Published:  January 19, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

Chorus’ swan song is, sadly, a sign of changing tastes It’s a disheartening commentary on societal trends that Nashua’s Symphony NH Chorus is shutting down … Full story    
Published:  January 17, 2015

Chorus’ swan song is, sadly, a sign of changing tastes

It’s a disheartening commentary of societal trends that Nashua’s Symphony NH Chorus is shutting down after more than half a century. Its last show will … Full story    
Published:  January 16, 2015

Rand Paul makes noise on New Hampshire visit

Speaking of presidential contenders, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was in New Hampshire this week making a lot of sense. The fact-checkers may find fault with … Full story    
Published:  January 16, 2015

A candidate who knows about double standards

In a crowded field of potential Republican presidential candidates, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee stands out as the contender most likely to ensure a Democratic … Full story    
Published:  January 16, 2015

Editorial cartoons

Published:  January 16, 2015

Let districts use their own judgments

A bill pending in the New Hampshire House would require school districts to provide continuing education for students who are suspended or expelled for behavioral … Full story    
Published:  January 16, 2015

A rooster crows at the Statehouse

Gov. Maggie Hassan has a credibility problem.The governor, who is just starting her second two-year term, likes to talk about “transparency,” but a story in … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2015

We’ve heard this Romney thing before

Editor’s note: With Mitt Romney’s announcement last week that he’s thinking about making a third run for president, we republish – with minor edits – … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2015

Voters may benefit from robust mayoral field

The political process is alive and well in Nashua. That’s one of the conclusions to be drawn by a recent story in which no fewer … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2015

It’s time the Granite State got its own reality TV show

Pitch memo to Bravo network executives: We think we have an idea for a reality television show that will blow the “Real Housewives” brand out … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2015

Inaugural speech contained more substance than usual

It is wise to never take inaugural speeches very seriously. On a scale of 1 to 10, they rarely rate more than a 1. A … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2015

Pedro Martinez gets his Hall of Fame due

As expected and deserved, Pedro Martinez this week became the 16th Boston Red Sox player to be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2015

A point terrorists don’t seem to get

A man in Maryland named Kirby Delauter this week threatened to sue the Frederick News-Post and one of its reporters for “unauthorized use” of his … Full story    
Published:  January 9, 2015

An idea both parties can embrace

It’s an idea that Republicans who claim to like marketplace competition and Democrats who profess to champion educational access for the working class might be … Full story    
Published:  January 8, 2015

Swing the pendulum back to the public

Another public pipeline meeting this week yielded yet another strong turnout from opponents of the plan by energy giant Kinder Morgan to locate an underground … Full story    
Published:  January 7, 2015

Hillary, measured against the field

Now that it’s 2015, it’s time to get serious about 2016, and for most Democrats that means saying a prayer that Hillary Clinton announces her … Full story    
Published:  January 6, 2015

Concord: Fossils and raptors and drones, oh my

Members of the New Hampshire Legislature gather in Concord this week to begin a new biennium. They’ll hold hearings, debate bills and pass new laws … Full story    
Published:  January 5, 2015