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Monuments are powerful things

Our momuments are powerful things. A trip to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is, for many, a moving experience, … Full story    
Updated 19 minutes ago

Looking back at the week in news

Sidewalk and Parkway completions are welcome Much has been said about two of the  highest-profile projects of Mayor Donnalee Lozeau's two terms in office, but … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Stroll security lets city keep on living

Nashua police did the prudent thing by announcing there would be an increased law enforcement presence at the city's annual Winter Holiday Stroll on Saturday. … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Contributions come in all different sizes

There are lots of opportunities large and small for people to not only live their lives, but to help others live theirs in the process. … Full story    
Updated yesterday

There’s much to be thankful for

Some of the things we're thankful for as we reflect on this holiday season: Volunteers: From those who showed up to serve helpings of turkey … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Data on climate change is clear

Last month was the warmest October on record compared to the monthly average, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Centers for Environmental … Full story    
Published:  November 24, 2015

A new, disgraceful low in exploitation

It's a wretched yet predictable ritual after each new terrorist attack: Certain politicians and government officials waste no time exploiting the tragedy for their own … Full story    
Published:  November 23, 2015

A cause of death far too familiar

They are words that have become far too familiar to us. Just a little less than year ago, the attorney general's office sent out a … Full story    
Published:  November 22, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

From David Ortiz to Big Papi, the evolution of a Sox icon Nobody saw it coming. Especially not the Minnesota Twins, the team that released … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2015

Pols use refugees for political points

Let's call the Muslim refugee issue what it is in the eyes of some Republican presidential candidates: An excuse to practice the politics of fear … Full story    
Published:  November 20, 2015

In the end, special session got it right

We think legislators who gathered in Concord on Wednesday met that objective in a way that could serve New Hampshire well in the ongoing battle … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2015

Pols use refugees for political points

Let's call the Muslim refugee issue what it is in the eyes of some Republican presidential candidates: An excuse to practice the politics of fear … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2015

Heating assistance a lifeline in winter

With temperatures dropping, we have again reached that time of year where many residents of the state have to worry about how they're going to … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2015

The world faces a radical threat

Paris was still counting its dead Friday night, after terrorists launched a wave of brutal attacks in the French capital. The nature of the targets … Full story    
Published:  November 17, 2015

Paris attacks felt close to home

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people on Friday, and promised others would follow. "Let France … Full story    
Published:  November 16, 2015

Wooden wisdom for NH’s problem

'Be quick, but don't hurry," legendary UCLA college basketball coach John Wooden often told his players. The man knew what he was talking about: He … Full story    
Published:  November 15, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

State has dragged its feet  on medical marijuana rollout It's a sad commentary that a woman with late-stage lung cancer has to sue New Hampshire's … Full story    
Published:  November 14, 2015

Starbucks critics missing the point

Some people aren't happy unless they have some­thing to complain about. Into that category we would place those who have raised a fuss about Starbucks … Full story    
Published:  November 13, 2015

Missouri players let out the genie

As soon as football play­ers at the University of Missouri declared that they would stage a boycott unless Timothy M. Wolfe stepped down as president … Full story    
Published:  November 12, 2015

Veterans should all be honored

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the hostilities that made up World War I came to an … Full story    
Published:  November 11, 2015

Retaliation has to concern BOE

Anyone who cares about the Nashua School District should be deeply concerned about a topic that arose at last month's meeting of the Nashua Board … Full story    
Published:  November 10, 2015

Candidates’ letter not worth debate

The call by Republican presidential candidates that networks bow to their list of debate demands is the latest example of the GOP nominating process that … Full story    
Published:  November 9, 2015

Another sign of our cultural decay

It was like one of those dreaded word problems that occasionally come up in algebra class: A school in the Nashua School District ordinarily begins … Full story    
Published:  November 8, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

Displays of patriotism were not what they appeared The NFL and the Pentagon have it backward. The Pentagon has shelled out millions in the past … Full story    
Published:  November 7, 2015

BOE now has to restore trust

We were impressed with the number of votes that write-in candidates for the Nashua Board of Educa­tion earned during the city's election on Tuesday. While … Full story    
Published:  November 6, 2015

Special session about Senate, too

Even if you believe that Gov. Maggie Hassan is sincere in her desire to deal with the state's opi­oid crisis, it's still possible to see … Full story    
Published:  November 5, 2015

Laws protecting families, not kids 

When a child dies under the supervision of the state department of Child Protective Services, you'd think state officials would be eager to cooperate with … Full story    
Published:  November 4, 2015

The 35 reasons to go to the polls

Today is Election Day in Nashua, the culmination of months of door-knocking, spirited debates, meet-and-greets and campaign ads. City Clerk Patricia Piecuch said Friday she … Full story    
Published:  November 3, 2015

Climbing back in off the precipice

Brinksmanship can wait. The alarm bell can be placed into storage. There'll be no more talk of an imminent government shutdown. When the Senate, in … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2015

Chris Williams is upside candidate

Nashua is fortunate to have two outstanding candidates for mayor, when some cities are lucky if they have even one. For the better part of … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2015