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Partisan politics and a mayor’s race

The campaign for mayor of Nashua thus far has been a fine example for the way such races should be run. Candidates have criss-crossed the … Full story    
Updated 8 hours ago

Supreme Court could help itself

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says that the Supreme Court is "not the Supreme Being," and that if elected president, he would unilaterally act to … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Franklin Street deal is great news

Someone out there can surely do it, but we're having a hard time finding a downside to the news that one of New England's premiere … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Looking back at the week in news

Joe Biden would bring more than just entertainment We hope Vice President Joe Biden gets into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. He's reportedly … Full story    
Published:  August 29, 2015

Hillary Clinton telling the truth

Hillary Clinton now says that using a private email server when she was secretary of state was "clearly not the best choice." "I know people … Full story    
Published:  August 28, 2015

Red Sox sacking of Orsillo lacking

Boston Red Sox fans can now add insult to the injury visited upon them by the team in this season of discontent. New England Sports … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015

Big bucks cloud the mayor’s race

Alderman-at-Large and mayoral candidate Jim Donchess issued a press release last week trumpeting the news his campaign had raised more than $100,000, one of two … Full story    
Published:  August 26, 2015

The phenomenon of Bernie Sanders

As the rest of the nation gets acquainted with the phenomenon of Bernie Sanders, the press from out of state is asking one persistent question: … Full story    
Published:  August 25, 2015

America has seen this before

America has seen this before. This anti-immigrant sentiment being churned up by Donald Trump and others? It's not new. Trump wants to build a wall … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2015

Flawed system is on full display

Maybe there's no better solution. Maybe this is the way it has to be, but what a 16-year-old girl endured in a Concord courtroom on … Full story    
Published:  August 23, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

Sinkholes and potholes  and frost heaves, oh my! New Hampshire has more than 17,029 miles of roads maintained by the state Department of Transportation. Perhaps … Full story    
Published:  August 22, 2015

The stuff of great barstool debates

Rolling Stone magazine just came out with a new list that brought to mind a story about Boston Celtics great Larry Bird. Just prior to … Full story    
Published:  August 21, 2015

This NH map is missing Nashua

The state of New Hampshire's Division of Historic Resources has set up a new interactive map that allows people to share photos and a brief … Full story    
Published:  August 20, 2015

Hold the applause on federal money

There was a lot of applause and back-slapping by elected officials when the White House announced Monday that it had appropriated money to fight the … Full story    
Published:  August 19, 2015

Campaign names from yesteryear

Rumors last week that former Vice President Al Gore was considering another run for the White House said something about Hillary Clinton's candidacy - and … Full story    
Published:  August 18, 2015

Considering an age-old question

Is there life on other planets? No scientific evidence has been found, and it's possible none will ever be found. This hasn't stopped human beings … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2015

Looking back at the week in news

An icon of the vinyl era  succumbs to inevitable It finally happened. We killed off Columbia House, which filed for bankruptcy protection this week. For … Full story    
Published:  August 15, 2015

Lockdowns and parental concerns

By all accounts, employees at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua did everything right Tuesday when police blocked off a small area nearby … Full story    
Published:  August 14, 2015

Legacy playground: Let the games begin

Who could have guessed building an accessible playground at a city park with a chunk of the construction cost donated by a local leadership group … Full story    
Published:  August 13, 2015

Trump, before and after 

Donald Trump was the guy everyone was talking about when last week's Repub­lican presidential debate in Cleveland was over. He stood shoulder to shoulder with … Full story    
Published:  August 12, 2015

Nashua program aims for literacy

It's not quite year-round schooling, but there is a definite upside to the new summer program being run by the YMCA of Greater Nashua. The … Full story    
Published:  August 10, 2015

A fair question but politically charged

It's reasonable to ask whether a 24-year-old Nashua man accused of beating his girlfriend of two years was charged with only misdemeanors by Nashua police … Full story    
Published:  August 9, 2015

Executive Council vote was shameful

'Shameful" was the first word that came to mind after Wednesday's vote by the New Hampshire Ex­ecutive Council that reject­ed a contract with Planned Parenthood … Full story    
Published:  August 7, 2015

Bit of progress on the heroin front

New Hamphire drug czar Jack Wozmack re­cently issued a series of recommendations the state should take to combat opioid and heroin abuse - a fairly … Full story    
Published:  August 6, 2015

The NFL still lacks proof of cheating

The NFL commission­er's decision to uphold the four-game suspen­sion of New England Patri­ots quarterback Tom Brady is so flawed that it's hard to know where … Full story    
Published:  August 5, 2015

Defunding comes with trade-offs

There is no question that those behind the recent videos showing offi­cials of Planned Parenthood purporting to talk about the illegal sale of aborted baby … Full story    
Published:  August 4, 2015

The Boy Scouts take historic step

The Boy Scouts of Amer­ica made a historic step forward Monday, lifting its blanket prohibition on openly gay leaders. But the new policy - which … Full story    
Published:  August 3, 2015

Lessons from a language guide

The notoriety received by a "bias-free lan­guage guide" published by a University of New Hampshire group is amus­ing and as misguided as the document itself. … Full story    
Published:  August 2, 2015

Looking back at the week in news 

Impressive hearing turnouts were marred by intolerance The turnout this week for two public hearings on the proposed North­east Energy Direct natural gas pipeline proposed … Full story    
Published:  August 1, 2015

Arming military recruiters

The four armed men standing guard out­side the Armed Forces Career Center on Amherst Street in Nashua on Mon­day consider themselves "civilian patriots." They won't … Full story    
Published:  July 31, 2015