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Cures for an ailing system

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a two-part series. The future of health care in America depends upon the economic eyesight of our business … Full story    
Published:  December 15, 2014

We know right from wrong

When is it that we learn right from wrong? In fact, we learn it very early in life. Puppies learn it before leaving their mother. … Full story    
Published:  December 14, 2014

NH physician: A health system geared for anything but

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a two-part series. Despite having the best-trained doctors and best-equipped hospitals in the world, American has one of … Full story    
Published:  December 14, 2014

OK, Concord, time has come to support commuter rail

Pressure is mounting for state government to climb aboard commuter rail. Call it what you wish but The Capitol Corridor – passenger rail travel between … Full story    
Published:  December 14, 2014

A responsible gun owner

By PAUL SYLVAIN

Nashua has long enjoyed a reputation as a safe city to live, grow up and raise a family in. Murders were rare in my day, … Full story    
Published:  December 14, 2014

Bishop Guertin grad: The impact individual teachers have on students should not be underestimated.

As I get ready to come home for the holidays, I’ve been thinking a lot about my first move away from New England. In 2012, … Full story    
Published:  December 11, 2014

Another presidential war

Ever since George W. Bush in 2002 began driving up public frenzy for his invasion of Iraq on trumped-up justifications a year later, Congress’s constitutional … Full story    
Published:  December 9, 2014

Working for a startup is different

America’s obsession with successful entrepreneurs is nothing new; the country was engrossed in eccentric and reclusive businessman Howard Hughes’ life, and fascinated by Henry Ford’s … Full story    
Published:  December 7, 2014

Building a more attractive downtown

By JUNE LEMEN

I moved to New Hampshire in 1981 – north, from Reading, Mass. I lived here before I worked here, so I only saw the city … Full story    
Published:  December 7, 2014

Clarifying facts about NH Retirment System

Readers with limited background on the New Hampshire Retirement System may have taken away some misconceptions from The Telegraph’s recent series of stories concerning NHRS … Full story    
Published:  December 7, 2014

Pension series was unfair

For several days The Telegraph has mounted an attack on the New Hampshire Retirement System. It is the right of any individual or media outlet … Full story    
Published:  December 3, 2014

Your caring is the difference

A letter came to my office recently from a young scholarship recipient. “I am forever grateful for this scholarship,” she wrote. “Coming from a low-income … Full story    
Published:  December 2, 2014

Rail proponents must address the tough question

By DAN MORIARTY

The summary presentation of the recently concluded passenger rail study on Nov. 20 was exactly what most people in the audience came to hear. Unfortunately … Full story    
Published:  November 30, 2014

Chamber respects school board vote

By J. Christopher Williams

Monday night, the Board Of Education voted 5-4 against the idea of further exploring a proposal put forth by Symphony-NH and our Chamber of Commerce … Full story    
Published:  November 30, 2014

Politics is defined by conflict, government by compromise. This balance seems to be perpetually lost on Washington, where politicians are swept away in perceived mandates and partisan … Full story    
Published:  November 28, 2014

Who can we trust with energy truth?

These days, we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting … Full story    
Published:  November 23, 2014

Live Free … with cavities

Until about a month ago, I don’t think I’d ever given much thought to the fluoride in – or missing from – my tap water. … Full story    
Published:  November 23, 2014

Visit him in the Big House

It’s official. I’m now a law breaker. We’ve lowered the window shades at home, dimmed the lights and anticipate the “Bearcat” showing up in our … Full story    
Published:  November 16, 2014

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