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Letters to the editor

There is no benefit to a bridge at Mine Falls

I take issue with The Telegraph's recent editorial stating the proposed pedestrian bridge would be good for Mine Falls Park. I am a long-time member … Full story    
Published:  January 17, 2017

Despite letter’s claim, the GOP has no plan

Diane Lothrup, in a recent letter, loyally insists a Republican plan already exists to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). She writes, "they have a … Full story    
Published:  January 17, 2017

A digital necessity for all people this year

With computer in hand and fingers on the keyboard, I have the opportunity to network, browse current articles and peak into lives other than my … Full story    
Published:  January 17, 2017

Questions before repealing Obamacare

What does it mean that the U.S. House of Representatives are using an arcane procedure called budget reconciliation to repeal Obamacare? I read that only … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

Taking part in a march for womens’ rights

On Saturday, Jan. 21, I will join thousands of women marching in Washington, D.C., for The Women's March on Washington. I have decided to march … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

Right success vs. left success

A recent Letter to the Editor challenged those on the Republican side to specify the "measure of success" of the candidate who received more popular … Full story    
Published:  January 15, 2017

‘Right to Work’ is good for our state

"Right To Work" laws give employees the right to employment without being forced to pay any portion of union dues or representation. The New Hampshire … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2017

‘Right to Work’ will hurt all NH workers

I am writing in opposition to Senate Bill No. 11 - a "Right to Work" bill. As president of the Nashua Teachers' Union, I was … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2017

GOP does have a plan to remove Obamacare

Nashua Democratic Rep. Cindy Rosenwald seems more concerned with protecting President Obama's signature legislation, also known as Obamacare, than focusing on fixing what doesn't work. … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2017

Taking a different look on race relations

Interesting how responses differ. What do you suppose would be going on in Chicago if there were four white people recorded abusing a black male … Full story    
Published:  January 10, 2017

Obama has some big holes in his legacy

President Barack Obama's legacy is particularly troubling in two aspects that will affect our youth for some time, in my opinion. I think he was … Full story    
Published:  January 4, 2017

Critical thinking skills would serve GOP well

After reading a Dec. 21, 2016 letter titled "The Hope & Change mantra of Obama," I realized what a burden it is to have been … Full story    
Published:  January 4, 2017

Time for NH drivers to get real winter tires

I was talking to the owner of a tire store in Vermont while my car was being serviced and learned some interesting news. Tire manufacturers … Full story    
Published:  January 4, 2017

A resolution for 2017 … make no changes

The new administration would do us all a favor if the U.S. just kept doing what it has for the past 8 years. More than … Full story    
Published:  January 4, 2017

The dangers of automated voting

It's encouraging to see the Telegraph's coverage (Dec. 27) of the dangers to our democracy of automated voting systems. Electoral integrity depends on openness and … Full story    
Published:  December 31, 2016

How do we measure a president’s success?

Time has a way of shifting the goal posts. On May 23 of 2012, the United States unemployment rate was at 8.1 percent. One presidential … Full story    
Published:  December 31, 2016

Electoral College got it right this election

Once again I see the Democratic left spout off about the election. This is the election that they said they would accept. Our four electors … Full story    
Published:  December 24, 2016

To my friend, John

Note: John was a friend of mine and was killed in Vietnam shortly after arriving there. He was a very smart, focused and honorable young … Full story    
Published:  December 24, 2016

Spotlight on Nashua’s homeless problem

We appreciate Don Himsel's article "Out in the Cold" on the front page of the Dec. 17 edition of The Telegraph. The article highlights the … Full story    
Published:  December 23, 2016

Charter schools place learning over salary

The Nashua Board of Aldermen adopted a one-year $85.5 million contract for the Nashua Teachers Union with little discussion, but rejected a modest $90,000 tax … Full story    
Published:  December 23, 2016

Political correctness ruins another holiday

It saddened my heart to attend a third and fourth grade concert by a group of very talented Merrimack children who sang about Hanukkah, but … Full story    
Published:  December 23, 2016