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NH’s energy plan has a significant shortcoming

The New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning just published its 10-year energy strategy for New Hampshire, and it takes a giant step in the … Full story    
Published:  September 28, 2014

Hubris for Hillary

Nine months ago, I was invited to a “Ready for Hillary” event. Social activities on dark evenings are limited, so I dressed warmly and attended. … Full story    
Published:  September 28, 2014

Marvels of modern technology


There have been a number of amazing inventions during my lifetime. I feel some of the more notable are: the cure for polio, the duck … Full story    
Published:  September 28, 2014

Let’s hear it for Delaware

In addition to being home to the first-in-the-nation presidential primary, New Hampshire holds the less-esteemed distinction of nearly having the highest level of average student-loan … Full story    
Published:  September 28, 2014

God’s love helps Brookline woman make sense of Amherst tragedy

The Brookline community lost a beloved teacher at the Captain Samuel Douglass Academy elementary school last week. She was allegedly murdered by her son, who … Full story    
Published:  September 27, 2014

Why the Affordable Care Act is good for the country

Many of the Republican political ads I’ve seen promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, known as “Obamacare,” as if that would benefit the American … Full story    
Published:  September 26, 2014

Alderman explains his requests for information

In his commentary of Sept. 23, Ben Clemons expressed dissatisfaction with my questions to Marylou Blaisdell, the chairwoman of the Downtown Improvement Committee, regarding how … Full story    
Published:  September 25, 2014

Alderman should know better

I was recently listening to the latest Nashua Budget Committee meeting to find out how the committee voted to advance the funding escrow for the … Full story    
Published:  September 23, 2014

Average people getting the short end in NH

New Hampshire’s Interest and Dividends Tax has strayed very far from its roots as a tax on the rich. The tax was created in 1923, … Full story    
Published:  September 21, 2014

News, local and organic

An article in “The Atlantic” caught my eye recently about how Millennials like to spend money. It seems, based on a Boston Consulting Group study, … Full story    
Published:  September 21, 2014

Special interests drive the school bus

Years ago while cleaning the attic, I found a book published in 1897 titled “Burke’s Conciliation with America.” A relative, Henry Tilton Gorrell, had written … Full story    
Published:  September 21, 2014

Looking for entries in Constitution Day Essay Contest

Of the many public service projects in which The Telegraph participates, one that we are particularly proud of is our involvement is the Constitution Day … Full story    
Published:  September 21, 2014

In NH, your politics matter, not the color of your skin

Let’s talk about the black vote in New Hampshire. I must admit that in my years covering politics in a state that is 1.5 percent … Full story    
Published:  September 21, 2014

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    
Published:  September 17, 2014

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

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