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Hands off the First Amendment

In the Granite State, open political discourse is a cherished right and our favorite indoor sport. It’s part of who we are. But it’s under … Full story    
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Time for UNH to get out of big-time sports biz

It has been more than two years since the Penn State University tragedy. It is now clear that our universities, including my alma mater, the … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

Sylvain: Remembering 9/11

Has it really been 13 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and when a group of passengers … Full story    
Published:  September 14, 2014

A child taught him the meaning of 9/11

Most of us old enough to understand the events of 9/11 will recall where we were when the horrors in New York City took place. … Full story    
Published:  September 11, 2014

Questions about SAC bylaws

When I saw the email in my inbox titled “Message from Concerned Nashua Senior Activity Center Members,” I was not surprised. I’ve been receiving a … Full story    
Published:  September 7, 2014

The right side of history

In 1914, the United States Senate voted 35-34 to approve a Constitutional Amendment that would right an historical wrong that denied half our population a … Full story    
Published:  September 7, 2014

The joys of technology, from keyboards to covered wagons and buckets of ice

The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” has gone viral, reports say. I say “gone viral” is an understatement. Who would have thought that people dumping ice … Full story    
Published:  August 31, 2014

Data foreshadows classroom challenges

Data gathered by the National Center for Education Statistics says that, this fall and for the first time in history, the total number of Latino, … Full story    
Published:  August 31, 2014

Help get kids into warm winter coats

During these summer months of ample sunshine and warmth, it may be hard to imagine the harsh winter weather of cold, snow and ice. However, … Full story    
Published:  August 31, 2014

Questions linger at Nashua senior center

By JUNE LEMEN

At the Nashua Senior Activity Center’s annual meeting on Aug. 13, Elizabeth Cepaitis, the SAC board treasurer, asked the question, “What will it take to … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

Wrong + wrong + NH = still wrong

Remember when you were growing up and your parents told you that if you got in trouble with the law, it would follow you the … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

Longtime Republican is supporting Shaheen

I have valued two things above all in my years here in New Hampshire: my conservative ideals and my staunch support for our veterans. Over … Full story    
Published:  August 24, 2014

There’s no law against asking for help

The town of Hudson thinks it’s a crime for a poor person to peacefully hold a sign on a sidewalk asking others for financial assistance. … Full story    
Published:  August 22, 2014

The world is their classroom

The days are waning and stores are sporting “back to school” sales. A portion of New Hampshire kids, however, will not be going back into … Full story    
Published:  August 18, 2014

Why don’t we have police riots in New Hampshire?

Could something chaotic like the riots occurring in Ferguson, Mo., happen in New Hampshire? Perhaps or perhaps not. At least racism would likely not be … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2014

After the ice melts, the need remains

The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has officially taken over this month, flooding social newsfeeds and soaking the nation while raising awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2014

The city could do a better job with transparency

Transparency is a word we always hear from politicians. Every candidate for federal and state office promises transparency. The promise and the result are rarely … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2014

We will miss Kevin Landrigan

As in any profession, there are good days in The Telegraph newsroom, and others you wish you had the power to undo. One of the … Full story    
Published:  August 17, 2014

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