Letters

Letters to the Editor: May 24, 2017

White House is the latest swamp snakes It’s pleasing to learn that more of our elected officials – from all parties across the country – are getting behind the request for a thorough investigation into President Trump’s actions, as well as others involved, regarding our nation’s ...

Letters to the Editor: Thursday, May 18

Remembering Old Glory this summer In recent years, there has been a resurgence of patriotic pride. The U.S flag can be seen flying everywhere to indicate a symbol of unity, to remember the men serving in our military and remember those who have died for our country. Many individuals asking ...

Blood drive to be held in memory of former Hudson resident

To the Editor: 10 years. What have you done in 10 years? A lot has happened in that time. We are calling all donors to the Jeanie Barkley Memorial Blood drive, happening on Friday, June 9th from 12-7 at the Hudson Community Center in memory of my dear friend Jeanie, who passed away 10 years ...

How to spot a ‘fake news’ story on your TV

Take the short test below, when you are done you will be an expert in spotting fake news. You will see a keyword taken from a news headline, followed by the news organization that published it. Decide whether the news story is positive or negative towards the subject. Ready? Hillary ...

GOP health plan only helps rich Americans

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the American Health Care Act, appropriately named because, in America, it’s all about the greed. The act not only kills Obamacare, but slashes Medicaid, crops Medicare coverage and opens the door for coverage cuts in employer-sponsored plans and ...

Rotary Club hosted fine event for seniors

I think the people of the Souhegan Valley owe many thanks to the Rotary Club and their supporters for the meal with door prizes put on for the seniors on May 3. It was an excellent event and I hope people will support the Rotarians in their other activities. As a senior who attended I can’t ...

Buchanan is off-base in his hit job of media

“Burke said there were Three Estates in Parliament; but, in the Reporters’ Gallery yonder, there sat a Fourth Estate more important far than they all.” – Thomas Carlyle It’s disappointing that the Telegraph decided to publish Pat Buchanan’s column complaining that the media are ...

Was James Comey treated fairly?

To the Editor: Did James Comey, the Director of the FBI really deserve to be fired? Last summer when James Comey had his now famous news conference he said there would be no prosecution of Hillary Clinton because he couldn’t find any intent to break the law. That is not his call to make. That ...

Will Sununu keep his campaign promise?

To the Editor: This month, the House GOP passed the most devastating legislation for women’s health in decades. The AHCA, passed entirely by Republican members of the House without a single Democratic vote, included language to block millions of low income women from coming to Planned ...

The Pastor Family: An immigration success story

To the Editor: With the passing of Selma Pastor (wife of Bernie Pastor) on April 7, 2017, now is the first time in 111 years that a Pastor family member has not lived in Nashua. The Pastor family is a typical immigration success story. Harry Pastor arrived in Boston Harbor aboard the White Star ...

Support Next Generation Science Standards

To The Editor: A recent article in The Telegraph discussed a school board meeting I attended where the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) were discussed. As someone with an advanced degree in physics and who has researched cloud impacts on the Earth’s climate system in the Department of ...

Clean energy crucial to New Hampshire

To the Editor: In his first 100 days, President Trump has gambled with New Hampshire’s economy. His dirty energy agenda is really bad for small-business owners and jobs in our state. Since the start of his presidency, Trump has taken steps to roll back climate change safeguards and attack ...

Letters to the Editor: May 7, 2017

Tax reforms only benefit the richest Americans Tax reform – the next hoax to be perpetrated against the public. Eight-five percent file their taxes on 1040 forms. The only people having problems are those with special interest business tax deductions. It’s complicated because some loopholes ...

The state of our nation

To the Editor: I am an activist, a protester in the movement to “repeal and replace” Trump. This is not something I ever anticipated doing, nor do I find it to be particularly pleasant (except for the wonderful compatriots I’ve had the honor to meet). My first choice would be an ...

Letters to the Editor: May 4, 2017

Student speaks out on climate change My name is Andrew Brown. I am in 7th grade and from Hollis Brookline Middle School. I am writing about a global issue that should be of interest to the people of Nashua. I feel that a great amount of people do not believe this exists. This problem is climate ...

Main Street Arts Center quite a bargain

To the Editor: I was pleased to hear the proposal to the Board of Aldermen Tuesday night regarding a performing arts center and arts district for downtown Nashua. I moved to Nashua from St. Louis almost one year ago to work with our historic Symphony NH and I commend the mayor, the aldermen and ...

Letters to the Editor: April 30, 2017

Science march was very impressive I went to a March for Science event in Wilton recently and could not have been more impressed. Music, food, lectures, hikes and 30 booths providing more solid information than a person could integrate in a two-hour period. All science based, too. More vital ...

Letters to the Editor: April 27, 2017

Let’s send sewage right to Washington President Trump’s executive order about coal mining permits mining companies to dump wastes into streams and rivers. Municipalities are much larger job creators than coal mining companies and one would assume they too are now permitted to dump wastes ...

Letters to the Editor: April 22, 2017

F-35 program good for our region, state As a first generation immigrant, I understand the benefits of hard work. I immigrated to the U.S. to pursue my passion for my career as a speech pathologist and audiologist and the advanced research opportunities that are available here. We are here ...