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Editorials


Eric Holder in the rear-view mirror

The legacy of Eric Holder as U.S. Attorney General is hardly as cut and dried as either his critics or his fans would probably like … Full story    

Rivier extends a hand to the world community

A 2014 survey by the Pew Global Attitudes Project found that 50 percent of those surveyed in China had a favorable opinion of the United … Full story    
Updated 20 hours ago

Closing was hard news for Nashua

Downtowns were once populated by candy shops, Army-Navy outlets, music stores where kids could pick up the latest hits on 45- or 78-rmp vinyl, and … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Shameful treatment of NH Easter Seals

A 7-year-old program that has been helping hundreds of veterans in New Hampshire with federal money has been hailed as a model of efficiency for … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Charles and Meri Goyette go to the head of the class

Charles and Meri Goyette were presented with the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce’s Citizens of the Year award Wednesday night at the chamber’s 86th annual … Full story    
Published:  September 26, 2014

An example of class from the world of politics

When last we saw former state Sen. Gary Lambert, he looked a little forlorn. It was primary election night, and the Nashua Republican was losing … Full story    
Published:  September 26, 2014

A likely member of the Hall of Fame class of 2020

Derek Jeter will retire this weekend after a 20-year career playing just one position for just one team – shortstop for the New York Yankees. … Full story    
Published:  September 26, 2014

Be nice to your sandwich maker

Be nice to that young man who hands you your morning coffee at Dunkin’ Donuts. Have a kind word and a smile for that young … Full story    
Published:  September 26, 2014

‘Blah, blah, blah’ from the speaker

John Boehner, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is scheduled to be in the Granite State on Wednesday to stump for Marilinda Garcia … Full story    
Published:  September 24, 2014

Building codes serve a purpose

The Nashua Code Enforcement Department’s website says its mission is to “assure compliance with city housing and zoning ordinances in order to protect the environment … Full story    
Published:  September 23, 2014

Turning back the privacy clock

There is often an Orwellian aspect to life in Washington, where things are called what they most certainly are not. That has long especially been … Full story    
Published:  September 22, 2014

Bellying up to the school bar

It’s not every day you hear someone asking to serve alcohol at a city school. That was the proposal from Chris Williams, the president of … Full story    
Published:  September 21, 2014

Looking back at the week in news

A new dawning for this  critical Nashua institution The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter moved into its new quarters on Quincy Street this week, into … Full story    
Published:  September 20, 2014

Steerage class in the 21st century

There was a time when air travel was something special. Passengers would dress up in tailored suits and fancy hats. Airlines strived to make the … Full story    
Published:  September 19, 2014

Nashua police, public have an opportunity

Community policing – where officers proactively reach out to residents of a community – has been in vogue for decades. It’s likely you’ve been a … Full story    
Published:  September 18, 2014

How much is too much firepower?

In a foreward to the book, “Community Policing: The Past, Present and Future,” Bart Lubow of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Chuck Wexler of … Full story    
Published:  September 17, 2014

Social media and the nonprofit landscape

There is a misbegotten notion that technology stifles human interaction. If only people communicated in the old-fashion ways of speaking thoughtfully, face-to-face, or writing carefully-constructed … Full story    
Published:  September 15, 2014

Her coverage is not your concern

Rep. Marilinda Garcia has no shortage of opinions when it comes to how people get their health insurance. The Republican, who is running against Rep. … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

Former candidate offers a warning call for Republicans

Jim Rubens did not go gently out of the primary night Tuesday. After coming in a very distant second to Scott Brown in the race … Full story    
Published:  September 12, 2014

Credibility of NFL and Goodell keeps crumbling

Earlier this week, we called on NFL owners to cut Commissioner Roger Goodell, “like a running back with fumble-itis,” for his handling of the domestic … Full story    
Published:  September 12, 2014

Event offers good chance to prepare for the worst

In emergency situations knowing what to do and when to do can be the difference between life and death. That’s why The Nashua Office of … Full story    
Published:  September 12, 2014

The president and the quagmire

President Obama said all the right things Wednesday night when finally spelling out a comprehensive and coherent strategy for confronting the Islamic State in Syria … Full story    
Published:  September 12, 2014

Election ahead: Sit down, strap in, hang on

Surprises are few and far between in New Hampshire primaries, and Tuesday’s edition was true to form. All of the candidates predicted to win had … Full story    
Published:  September 11, 2014

Is violence just a game to the NFL?

The National Football League would like us to believe that, prior to Monday, nobody in the offices of the most powerful sports league in the … Full story    
Published:  September 10, 2014

Don’t sit on your blisters – vote

This being New Hampshire, there’s a halfway decent chance someone you know is on a ballot somewhere, and we encourage you to go to the … Full story    
Published:  September 9, 2014

Cutting through the political noise

‘It’s just the normal noises in here,” says an unidentified woman’s voice at the beginning of the 1979 song “Even the Losers,” by Tom Petty … Full story    
Published:  September 8, 2014

Men who would be governor

Leading New Hampshire Republican gubernatorial candidates Walt Havenstein and Andrew Hemingway are intelligent and accomplished leaders, but they fail to offer enough compelling reasons to … Full story    
Published:  September 7, 2014

The NHIAA is not transparent

The NHIAA held its annual Media Day last week, and some members of the press showed up. Shows what a bunch of suckers we are. … Full story    
Published:  September 5, 2014

Straying from the beaten budget path

There is sometimes a tendency, when it comes to the public’s money, for departments with the biggest toys to act like black holes. Once they … Full story    
Published:  September 4, 2014

Musings on the start of a school year

Although we put on the party hats and break out the noisemakers on Dec. 31 to mark the passing of a calendar year and ring … Full story    
Published:  September 3, 2014