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Letters to the editor

Medicaid expansion should be extended

Despite the fact that Republicans and Democrats alike have praised the success of Medicaid expansion in New Hampshire, the Republican-controlled Senate has decided not to … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Hassan has done solid job

I was deeply offended by a dishonest ad I heard from the latest out-of-state Super PAC attacking Gov. Maggie Hassan. The truth is, the governor … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Everybody is equal at the ballot box

Many thanks to all Nashuans who took the time to vote on Tuesday. We proved that big money in elections cannot influence the conscientious voter. … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

GOP no longer TR’s party

Mr. Gary Lambert, in an unsuccessful attempt to convince readers that the Republican Party is dedicated to environmental conservation, invoked the name of the father … Full story    
Published:  June 24, 2015

Pope has backing of economics

Pope Francis’s recent encyclical calls for swift action to combat climate change. The responses have been varied. Skeptics may not know that Henry Paulson, President … Full story    
Published:  June 24, 2015

Numbers tell the story: Guns kill

According to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, there are 644 million civilian-owned guns in the world. The US has 4.4 percent of … Full story    
Published:  June 23, 2015

Kayakers left upstream with no paddle

As a kayaker, I was excited to see the story of a launch on the lower part of the Nashua River, below Mine Falls. I … Full story    
Published:  June 23, 2015

Equality for all has no political agenda

A recent letter expressed outrage over a “huge rainbow flag and numerous rainbow streamers” displayed at the U.S. embassy in Israel. The writer was outraged … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2015

City spending cap has worked since 1994

When I watched the June 4 public hearing, I was pleased that Mr. Fred Teeboom obviously studies and has questions concerning the Nashua budget. He … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2015

Support EPA climate change plan

The state of New Hampshire has recently expressed its support of environmental reform by voting in favor of retaining R.G.G.I. funds here at home. It … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2015

Anti-government talk can be harmful

A recent survey says a large percentage of Americans say that the most boring and annoying feature of modern life is having to listen to … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2015

Motorist admits she was in the wrong

To the police officer who screamed at me because I was inattentive in heavy traffic: You were right for calling me out, even though traffic … Full story    
Published:  June 20, 2015

Nashua: Message is some should move out

It seems that no matter how much money you give to the schools and union employees, they are never satisfied. One keeps hearing the same … Full story    
Published:  June 20, 2015

Cartoonist was insensitive

In the Sunday edition of The Telegraph (May 31), a cartoon appeared by Mike Luckovich. In one panel, the cartoon showed an illustration of a … Full story    
Published:  June 20, 2015

Theft of more than an instrument

I’m writing this letter to thieves who broke into my car trunk sometime Saturday or Sunday, making off with my four-rotary valve Vincenzo Sansone upright … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2015

Choice is clear in special election

The Nashua election for Alderman-at-Large on June 23 is between Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien and former alderman Mark Cookson. The choice boils down to … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2015

She’s supporting Cookson

I proudly support Mark Cookson for Alderman-at-Large. Mark served as Ward 1 Alderman and Alderman-at-Large. During his tenure, he demonstrated a very unusual balance of … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2015

Hassan willing to let pipeline through

There are two key issues concerning Gov. Maggie Hassan that residents should know about. For months, she has been calling the House and Senate irresponsible … Full story    
Published:  June 17, 2015

Don’t use embassies for political purposes

I saw a picture posted online of our embassy in Israel, draped with a huge rainbow flag and numerous rainbow streamers in support of gay … Full story    
Published:  June 14, 2015

Sorting out society’s conflicting needs

Our society has conflicting needs. We desire security from threats and we want our freedoms. We understand travel to other countries can mean restricted personal … Full story    
Published:  June 14, 2015

Fiorina’s naive climate change stance

As a business owner and a woman, it is satisfying to see someone like Carly Fiorina – a successful businesswoman – running for president in … Full story    
Published:  June 14, 2015