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Editorials


The struggle at Standing Rock

LaDonna Brave Bull Allard was a child when the floods came. "Where the Cannonball River joins the Missouri River ... there used to be a … Full story    
Updated 14 hours ago

The right way to serve the public

Politicians of all stripes routinely pledge to function in an open, forthright way - after all, is there a voting niche out there proposing that … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Looking back at the week in news

In this case, justice proves to be a terror to evildoers With Katlyn Marin's sentencing on Friday, justice has been done. Marin, who was convicted … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Trolling the new administration

Jill Stein's cynical push for recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan has two obvious goals: to raise more political cash, and to "troll" President-elect Donald … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2016

Money well spent in opioid battle

New Hampshire has caught been in a well-documented opioid struggle for several years now, and officials have been throwing any and all possible solutions against … Full story    
Published:  December 1, 2016

Blind eye turned on player safety

He is 6 feet 3 inches, 240 pounds - handsome, quick and strong. If there were a factory that produced perfect middle linebackers, he would … Full story    
Published:  November 28, 2016

Easy to see when one vote matters

It is easy to become jaded about voting when there are more than 120 million people who head to their respective polling sites, wondering if … Full story    
Published:  November 27, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

Festival of Trees adds to the joy of the holiday season The Nashua Festival of Trees adds a distinct flavor to the Christmas season. The … Full story    
Published:  November 26, 2016

NFL needs better leadership at top

Football fans are voting with their fingers - the ones that control their TV remotes. Television viewership for National Football League games is down by … Full story    
Published:  November 25, 2016

Take a stroll this shopping season 

The allure of Black Friday, America's Super Bowl of retail trade, is more than a little baffling to the uninitiated. Correction: It is baffling from … Full story    
Published:  November 24, 2016

Time to address our ‘yuge’ issues

The corporate media threw all the dirt and garbage they could find or conjure up at Donald Trump and none of it stuck. The more … Full story    
Published:  November 21, 2016

Same-day voting helps NH turnout

New Hampshire continues to rank as one of the top states in voter turnout, and one reason why is the ease that same-day registration offers … Full story    
Published:  November 20, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

'Compact' parking spots are not open to interpretation It's amusing to drive into a parking garage and see how some people interpret the signs that … Full story    
Published:  November 19, 2016

Give new Turkey Bowl day a shot

Nashua's high school football tradition is rooted deep and celebrated with pride. It is one of those increasingly rare rituals that, despite the nonstop churn … Full story    
Published:  November 18, 2016

Sen. Shaheen will bring NH’s voice

It's never too early to start planning, especially with the speed of federal bureaucracy. The appointment of U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., to serve on … Full story    
Published:  November 17, 2016

Heed the calls for calm, respect

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would be well within their rights to feel bitter after the brutal 2016 presidential campaign. Both were savaged by … Full story    
Published:  November 14, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

Nashua faces drastic cuts after tough budget meeting The city is now seeing the effects of the state's decision to raise payments to fund the … Full story    
Published:  November 12, 2016

Coming together to honor our vets

What better time for Americans to come together on a bipartisan issue than after the nation's most bitterly contested election in generations. There is not … Full story    
Published:  November 11, 2016

Pirate power in one tiny election

If you believe that our ongoing presidential campaign has been strange beyond all compare, that it's a singularly odd bit of political theater, like nothing … Full story    
Published:  November 10, 2016

Blacklisting will only cause harm

Hillary Clinton's election as president is hardly a sure thing. Nevertheless, progressives in the Democratic Party, feeling emboldened by the strong showing of Sen. Bernie … Full story    
Published:  November 7, 2016

Taking a stand at polling locations

As Granite Staters go to the polls on Tuesday for the most heated, partisan election in decades, voters will be faced with more than the … Full story    
Published:  November 6, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

Don't fault the park plan; join fight instead to improve it On the surface, it would seem that increased access to Mine Falls Park would … Full story    
Published:  November 5, 2016

The very health of US democracy

Signs of the polarization that has gripped our nation are all around us, including on today's page with one commentary on the dangers and hypocrisy … Full story    
Published:  November 4, 2016

Nashua’s Kopka was a trailblazer

Nashua lost one of its great trailblazers last week with the passing of Angeline "Angie" Kopka, a 100-year-old spitfire who shattered glass ceilings in New … Full story    
Published:  November 3, 2016

Tough to mask the early results

The 2016 presidential election has been so dirty, unscripted and outright frightening, there are more parallels with Halloween than in previous years. And if Spirit … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2016

Big media merger offers mixed bag

In the latest blockbuster media merger, AT&T announced recently that it will pay $85.4 billion to buy Time Warner (the media company that owns Warner … Full story    
Published:  October 31, 2016

Chris Sununu is NH’s best option

Following the Sept. 13 primary in which Chris Sununu received a slim plurality of the Republican vote, we asked if he could rise to the … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

'Star Trek' technology comes to city's police department Every time we see a character in a TV show or movie touch or taste an unidentified … Full story    
Published:  October 29, 2016

Saving one of the city’s treasures

This week, we learned the Chandler Street church, once the "most imposing church in New England," was recognized by the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance as … Full story    
Published:  October 28, 2016