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Letters to the editor

Letter to the Editor

Change direction on mental health in NH Not too many years ago, the word "breast" was not spoken in mixed company, the word "cancer" was … Full story    

Frustrated by state’s inaction on rail issue

When I think about the way our government works, few things bother me more than politicizing initiatives that are just plain good ... for the … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2016

Money is not the same thing as wealth

This is in response to Froma Harrop's article, "A life measured in numbers" (The Telegraph, May 18). In this materialist world, most people will agree … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2016

Weeks makes for a strong candidate

We are writing in support of Daniel Weeks for Executive Council. Having met and talked with Dan on several occasions, we are very impressed with … Full story    
Published:  May 22, 2016

Letters to the Editor

Senate rejection is short-sighted Government invest­ment in infrastructure is essential for supporting businesses, which shows how shortsighted the New Hampshire Senate is in its recent … Full story    
Published:  May 19, 2016

Governor’s absence seems to be a trend

Let me know if you see Gov. Maggie Hassan around town, because she has gone missing. On Monday, I looked everywhere. In Manchester? Nope. In … Full story    
Published:  May 15, 2016

Ayotte puts politics above the country

We need nine justices on the U.S. Supreme Court. The Court decided 5-4 that George W. Bush won the 2000 election against Al Gore. The … Full story    
Published:  May 15, 2016

Hassan’s priorities are out of whack

If I were to make a list of Gov. Maggie Hassan's priorities, it would look something like this: Personal political ambition Special interest money Democrat … Full story    
Published:  May 9, 2016

Ignoring science puts our economy at risk

From winter sports to beach getaways, outdoor tourism is directly threatened by climate change. It is causing higher sea levels, and coastal communities are in … Full story    
Published:  May 9, 2016

Those who count were counted early

Thank you to Executive Councilor David Wheeler for taking a strong stand against the Northeast Direct Pipeline. He laid out his concerns on the misinformation … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2016

Bill would protect NH workers and families

New Hampshire workers will benefit from the protection of Senate Bill 416, which just came out of the House Labor Committee with a strong Ought-to-Pass … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2016

Administrators need to do more listening

Nashua school administrators have a history of leaving parents, students and teachers out of the process when setting important initiatives. Competency-based grading was approved because … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2016

Brox land deserves to be protected, too

Last year, the Milford selectmen almost succeeded in selling 93 acres of the Brox town land, one of Milford's best natural treasures. The industrial development … Full story    
Published:  May 8, 2016

Grateful to teachers for everything they do

National Teacher Appreciation Day, also known as National Teacher Day, is observed on the Tuesday of the first full week in May. This day is … Full story    
Published:  May 7, 2016

Gov. Hassan has failed communities 

Whether it is the failures at the Division of Children, Youth and Families that resulted in the tragic deaths of two New Hampshire toddlers or … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2016

Commuter rail claims are just preposterous

Unable to make a convincing case for commuter rail based on transportation benefits, for more than a year, rail proponents have been wowing legislators with … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2016

Will Dems march to music of the party?

David Craique's letter to the editor (Ayotte obstructing NH voters wishes, May 1) made a good general point about letting New Hampshire voters have a … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2016

Ayotte obstructing NH voters’ wishes

I am so sick of reading editorials and letters saying that President Obama's Supreme Court nominee should be denied a hearing. It started with Sen. … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2016

Riverwalk plans have many possible pluses

Mayor Jim Donchess' advocacy for earmarking a $500,000 windfall for riverwalk extension and other waterfront enhancements is a great step forward (Donchess floats riverwalk revamp, … Full story    
Published:  May 1, 2016

Letters to the Editor

Medicaid vote a welcome change Gov. Maggie Hassan recently signed into law a reauthorization of our state's bipartisan Medic­aid expansion program. Medicaid expansion has provided … Full story    
Published:  April 28, 2016

Laws will never help kids love themselves

Connie Schultz's opinion on the North Carolina transgender law (April 16) demonstrates why no law will effectively work for those seeking recognition of gender re-identity: … Full story    
Published:  April 24, 2016