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Letters to the editor

Be careful who you vote for

From Peter Bragdon saying he doesn’t “have to abide by the wishes of the voters,” to David Campbell driving over and crushing placid ducks, to … Full story    
Updated 3 hours ago

Nashua: Senators had a right to write Iran letter

I don’t normally get worked up over letters to the editor, but I can’t believe the audacity of Monday’s letter calling Sen. Kelly Ayotte “naïve” … Full story    
Updated 3 hours ago

Nashua panhandling ordinance is unnecessary

The new Nashua ordinance proposed by Alderman Michael Soucy is said to be concerned with traffic safety. Instead, it seems to be concerned with hiding … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Be honest about Iran letter

Nashua: Hand-wringers invoking double standard on letter … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Amherst: Pipeline could be economic asset

The pain of change was apparent at the pipeline meeting at Souhegan High School. The painful questions form the people being directly affected by the … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Republicans are damaging the state

When voters in Nashua send someone up the Everett Turnpike and I-93 to Concord, we naturally expect that person to work responsibly to get results … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Let us not become a backwater

What manner of state legislature allows the decay of its thoroughfares? Is this how the alleged party of business attracts business, by abdicating its own … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Reps could learn from fourth-graders

The goings on in the New Hampshire House on March 12 placed a black eye on the state. What the fourth-grade students from Lincoln Akerman … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Remarks were embarrassment to state

Recently in Concord, 4th-graders got a lesson in how their government works as part of their civics lesson, or rather, how astonishingly wrecked our system … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2015

Iran letter symptom of bigger problems

I didn’t know the Granite State had so many international scholars. Judging by the feigned outrage in the editorial pages, you’d think the letter Sen. … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2015

The chamber and the candidate

The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce website boasts, “political advocacy for business that supports no particular official.” Neutrality and independence are two hallmarks that have … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2015

Join the global movement that is Earth Hour

On Saturday, March 28, people from around the globe will be celebrating Earth Hour from 8:30-9:30 pm. This is a rolling, global, 24-hour awareness event. … Full story    
Published:  March 26, 2015

Daniels supports business community

New Hampshire businesses pay some of the highest workers’ compensation premiums in the country. Actually, we are paying on average the 12th-most expensive premiums, according … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2015

Legislators should remember who they represent

A representative acting on behalf of his constituents should act with decorum and good taste, reflecting the good people he is speaking for. Paul Henrickson … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2015

Invite a legislator to your classroom

New Hampshire House sessions are very busy days, emotionally and physically draining. It is a waste of time having to vote on silly, time-wasting bills … Full story    
Published:  March 24, 2015

Nashua budget a sinking ship

I teach English at Nashua South, but my first degree was in political science. My thesis was on political leadership, and I’ve kept up with … Full story    
Published:  March 23, 2015

Editorial wrong in Israel and Iran

In response to the Telegraph editorial on March 5, “Political Theater of the absurd,” a few observations. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not in … Full story    
Published:  March 23, 2015

Ayotte is a senator, not a diplomat

I received an email from Sen. Kelly Ayotte outlining why she signed and sent the recent letter to the government of Iran. I was aghast … Full story    
Published:  March 23, 2015

Ayotte’s Iran letter weakens America

I was shocked and ashamed to find that Sen. Kelly Ayotte joined the group of politicians that signed the letter to Iran saying that she … Full story    
Published:  March 23, 2015

Hollis: When confonting ISIS, know thy enemy

Because of their outrageous “pornographic cruelty,” (a phrase from a friend), ISIS has been in the news a lot lately. As a former army intelligence … Full story    
Published:  March 23, 2015

Litchfield: Ayotte abandoned honor and scruples

I have lived in Litchfield all my life. I was raised and mentored by strong, fair-minded parents, grandparents and others dedicated to honest public service. … Full story    
Published:  March 23, 2015