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Shaheen charactizations are symptoms of desperation

Following the recent ruling from the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby case, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her liberal colleagues once again used the decision to attack … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Horn was wrong about Shaheen

By JANET BERNARD

Jennifer Horn is playing games with our minds (The Telegraph, July 14). Her unimaginative insult calling Jeanne Shaheen “the Simon Says senator” is unnecessary and … Full story    
Published:  July 21, 2014

Havenstein stood up for NH

Over the years, BAE Systems has become the cornerstone of the Southern New Hampshire business community. It has had an enormous economic impact by employing … Full story    
Published:  July 21, 2014

Governors should avoid playing favorites in energy market

Recently, the New England States Committee on Electricity, which represents the six New England governors on regional electricity issues, proposed an initiative that would socialize … Full story    
Published:  July 20, 2014

Three ugly numbers behind the governors’ push for Canadian hydropower

At the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers conference in Bretton Woods this week, there was much talk of new transmission lines for additional … Full story    
Published:  July 20, 2014

Nashua Alderwoman Brown should clarify her thinking

By JUNE LEMEN

There is a Facebook page called the “Nashua, NH Civic Sounding Board.” It is not owned or moderated by the city of Nashua. It is … Full story    
Published:  July 20, 2014

Take action when your family’s ‘check engine’ light is on

Are you the type person who takes action when the “check engine light” comes on? Or, do you wait for a more subtle announcement – … Full story    
Published:  July 18, 2014

Is the fix in on the stock market?

Is the stock market rigged? I am often asked that question. This concern resurfaced in earnest this past spring with the release of Michael Lewis’s … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2014

UNH law professor: Border crisis highlights deficiencies in system

As the political pressure from immigration restrictionists and members of Congress has mounted, the Obama administration has balked on its initial, well-conceived decision to provide … Full story    
Published:  July 16, 2014

Shaheen legacy is one of broken promises

On November 4, 2008, then Sen.-elect Jeanne Shaheen stood before a crowd of supporters and outlined her upcoming tenure as U.S. Senator. She promised to … Full story    
Published:  July 14, 2014

Hardly working: The importance of play

Summer’s here! The kids have been home for a couple of weeks now. And some may be starting to toss out the “B” word, in … Full story    
Published:  July 13, 2014

Go slow on pipeline planning

On April 21, more than 200 Hollis residents attended an informational meeting held by Kinder Morgan, a gas and oil pipeline company that has laid … Full story    
Published:  July 13, 2014

You can help feed the Nashua Soup Kitchen

In 1981, some Nashuans noticed some people in the city going hungry. They decided to feed them. Using private funds, the Nashua Soup Kitchen served … Full story    
Published:  July 6, 2014

Modest piece of jewelry evokes powerful memories

Buried among my wife Nola’s various bits and bobs of jewelry, keepsakes and mementos is an inexpensive piece of costume jewelry she has toted around … Full story    
Published:  July 6, 2014

A new threat to women’s health care in NH

Too many women across New Hampshire are facing a new threat to their health care: Their employers can now deny coverage for birth control. That’s … Full story    
Published:  July 6, 2014

Where do they go and why?

There is no shortage of commentary, articles and initiatives that address what is considered a serious problem in New Hampshire: young people leaving the state. … Full story    
Published:  June 29, 2014

A health care opportunity for Granite State residents

For many, July 1 is about gearing up for summer. But this year it marks the beginning when people can start applying under the New … Full story    
Published:  June 29, 2014

Change enlistment contract to protect vets

With the Fourth of July approaching, it is important to recall the legacy of those who have fought for our freedom and those who carry … Full story    
Published:  June 29, 2014

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