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We make up our own minds in NH

At the 1968 Democratic national convention in Chicago, demonstrators outside the convention hall chanted "The whole world is watching" as Mayor Richard Daley's police officers … Full story    
Updated 9 hours ago

Looking back at the week in news

Wall Street's novel approach to 2016 Clinton campaign Hillary Clinton had a strong debate on Thursday night, but she must have developed a case of … Full story    
Updated yesterday

WHO right with Zika declaration

The World Health Orga­nization and its director general, Dr. Margaret Chan, were right to declare the Zika virus an interna­tional public health emer­gency, even if … Full story    
Updated yesterday

NH Senate bill is a vote for ignorance

> Aproposal by Nashua Republican state Sen. Kevin Avard to force parents to opt in to allow their children to take im­portant surveys like the … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

FCC: Let our cable boxes go

This may come as a surprise to many who are used to walking around while staring into their phones like modern-day zombies, but it wasn't … Full story    
Published:  February 3, 2016

Local thespians do Nashua proud 

They are the New Hampshire equivalent of Broadway's Tony Awards - a night when everybody gets gussied up, awards are handed out and there is … Full story    
Published:  February 2, 2016

Here comes that controversy again

When Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had an opportunity to fan the flames of controversy around former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a … Full story    
Published:  February 1, 2016

Cut in anti-opioid funding is baffling

Like most every week nowadays, heroin and the local, state and federal response to the crisis levels of deaths that it and other opioids are … Full story    
Published:  January 31, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

Schools have little to lose by stocking anti-overdose drug The Nashua Board of Education did the right thing when it voted this week to stock … Full story    
Published:  January 30, 2016

McAuliffe legacy lives on in space

We've come a long way from "one small step for man." As we mark the 30th an­niversary of the Challenger explosion today, we remem­ber New … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2016

Officials’ insults hurt at any level

If voters elect a public official who is dumb enough to call his or her constituents "stupid," is that evidence that they deserve each other? … Full story    
Published:  January 27, 2016

Law should be fairer to tenants

The owners of Nashua's largest rooming house at 23 Temple St. aren't breaking the law by filing eviction proceedings in Portsmouth rather than Nashua, but … Full story    
Published:  January 26, 2016

Palin joins Trump circus clown show

Surely we have entered some parallel reality - like Bizarro World in the Superman comic books - where reason has been replaced by knee-jerk emotional … Full story    
Published:  January 25, 2016

Transparency and privacy in NH govt

ANew Hampshire legislator has sponsored a pair of bills that would limit the data that government can collect about New Hampshire residents. "An individual shall … Full story    
Published:  January 24, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

Michigan governor doesn't want fingers pointed at him The debacle in Flint, Mich., brings into stark relief something everybody already knows: There is no substitute … Full story    
Published:  January 23, 2016

Primary loss can be win for some

Some presidential candidates will likely be channeling a Vermont senator not named Bernie Sanders after the votes are counted in New Hampshire's Feb. 9 presidential … Full story    
Published:  January 22, 2016

Heroin not the only issue for legislators

The 2016 incarnation of the New Hampshire General Court has a lot on its plate. Addressing the state's ongoing opioid crisis is the most pressing … Full story    
Published:  January 21, 2016

Teaching our kids to manage stress

Sometimes, an idea comes along that just doesn't seem to have a downside. That seems to be the case with yoga instructor Dodi Mitchell's visits … Full story    
Published:  January 20, 2016

It’s still wrong to charge for info

We've been down this road before, unfortunately. Rep. Patrick Long, D-Manchester, has proposed a bill that, if passed, would allow "a public body or agency … Full story    
Published:  January 19, 2016

Penn interview not journalism 

Whatever actor Sean Penn's cloak-and-dagger interview with Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is - vanity project, movie treatment, friendly chat between celebrity and … Full story    
Published:  January 18, 2016

Our choice for the GOP nomination

The Republican presidential field includes four current or former governors (Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee and John Kasich), four sitting or former U.S. senators … Full story    
Published:  January 17, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

The 'Man Who Fell to Earth' - David Bowie - departs it Amessage on the back cover of musician David Bowie's seminal 1972 album, "The … Full story    
Published:  January 16, 2016

Cheap oil feels like good karma

Inflation calculators are one of our favorite things about the Internet. It's interesting to plug in the current cost of, say, a pound of ground … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2016

State of the Union presidential game

We wish some innovative president - we don't care which party, frankly - would pull the plug on the annual farce known as the State … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2016

Real issues, poor reasons in seizure

Once again, members of Nevada's Bundy clan have illegally seized public property and dared federal agencies and law enforcement to do anything about it. Ammon … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2016

Nashua parents go back to school

The Nashua School District, Nashua Police Department and the city's Department of Public Health have scheduled a substance abuse prevention night for Nashua families Jan. … Full story    
Published:  January 12, 2016

The real State of the Union

If the past is any indication, President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night will include some version of the words, "The state … Full story    
Published:  January 11, 2016

Mayor Lozeau’s accomplishments

Donnalee Lozeau leaves office today after eight years as Nashua's mayor. She departs with a record of solid accomplishment. She wanted to reshape the downtown … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2016

Looking back at the week in news

Member's remarks shouldn't be stain on entire state We've used this quote before, but some members of the New Hampshire General Court - the formal … Full story    
Published:  January 9, 2016

NH House and faulty priorities

What a contrast in priorities was on display when the New Hampshire House of Representatives opened the 2016 session Wednesday debating another gun rights bill. … Full story    
Published:  January 8, 2016