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Opinion

Virus could be much worse

Editorials

China’s experience with the deadly new coronavirus labeled COVID-19 has “bought the world time” to plan our own strategies against the disease, the head of the World Health Organization commented a few days ago. Well, yes. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is correct ...

Look at issue in different light

Editorials

On Friday, members of the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee tabled talks on a $46 million federal grant aimed at funding additional charter schools in New Hampshire. This is the third time the topic has been tabled by the committee. “Commissioner (Frank) Edelblut may have made cosmetic ...

Protect our residents

Editorials

On Thursday, the New Hampshire Senate approved several bills aimed at protecting the state’s drinking water from harmful chemicals. Lawmakers unanimously voted to approved legislation that set strict standards for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl – collectively known as PFAS. The ...

Candidates have one more chance

Editorials

First was Andrew Yang. Then came U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. Finally, former Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick. Three casualties of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary. Three who underperformed in the Granite State, and the first grouping of many that will ultimately yield to the ...

Pass on assisted suicide

Editorials

In 1997, Oregon became the first state to legalize medically assisted suicide. Since then, eight other states and the District of Columbia have passed similar legislation. This year, New Hampshire lawmakers are again taking up the issue, although they rejected a similar proposal in 2014. ...

Granite State shines

Editorials

The Granite State proved once again Tuesday night to be rock solid, when it came to delivering comprehensive, accurate voting totals from our first-in-the-nation primary. It was a far cry from the Iowa Caucus fiasco of just a week ago, when days later Democrats in that state and informed ...

Exercise your right to vote

Editorials

“For this nation to remain true to its principles, we cannot allow any American’s vote to be denied, diluted or defiled. The right to vote is the crown jewel of American liberties, and we will not see its luster diminished.” – Ronald Wilson Reagan, 40th president of the United ...

Why I’m supporting Buttigieg

Local Commentary

November 2020 will be the most important election of my lifetime, without a doubt. Like so many Americans, I am ready to turn the page on the divisiveness and vitriol of the Trump presidency. When this presidency comes to an end – and it will – our nation will need a leader to heal the ...

Trash and recyclables in N.H.

Local Commentary

Guest Columnist This year marks the 50th anniversary of both Earth Day and the introduction of the recycling symbol. A modern reworking of the infinity symbol, in which each arrow in the triad represents a different step in the waste management process, it is as iconic as the peace sign, the ...

N.H.’s voice will be heard

Editorials

In 2004, while campaigning for re-election in New Hampshire, President George W. Bush asked a Granite State resident if he had his support come Election Day. The voter famously replied that he only had met the president three times and still was undecided. That’s quintessential New ...

N.H.’s voice will be heard

Editorials

In 2004, while campaigning for re-election in New Hampshire, President George W. Bush asked a Granite State resident if he had his support come Election Day. The voter famously replied that he only had met the president three times and still was undecided. That’s quintessential New ...

N.H. takes duty seriously

Editorials

Today’s Sunday Telegraph contains our in-depth 2020 Primary Election Guide, featuring eight presidential candidates who answered a variety of questions on issues that face not only the Granite State, but also the nation as a whole. This guide is part of The Telegraph’s comprehensive ...

Letters to the Editor

Letters

Patrick can lead America I am writing to you today in support of Deval Patrick for president. Mr. Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts, has lived the American Dream, growing up on welfare, becoming the first member of his family to go to college and leading the Civil Rights ...

Age is just a number

Local Commentary

Three years ago, Donald Trump became the oldest person elected president of the United States. When he took office, he was 70 years, seven months, six days old. That distinction was previously held by Ronald Reagan, who was 69 years, 11 months, 14 days old. When Reagan left office on Jan. 20, ...

Funnies about the candidates

Local Commentary

As some voters still remain uncertain as to who they’ll vote for here in the Granite State in two days, I’ve compiled a list of unusual facts about the Democratic hopefuls. On the presidential side, did you know that George Washington’s teeth weren’t wooden, but rather made of ...

Volunteer opportunities in Nashua

Local Commentary

Southern New Hampshire is fortunate to have such a wealth of people who want to pitch in and lend a hand. We also have a huge number of nonprofits in the area who need help. The web portal, Volunteer Greater Nashua, comes in as a connector between those who want to help and the agencies who are ...

Affordable housing a key issue

Editorials

As the countdown to New Hampshire’s First-In-The Nation Primary Election winds down, campaigns and key issues are heating up. There were more than 80 opportunities this week alone for area voters to meet face-to-face with candidates on the Democratic ticket. Regardless of party, there is ...

Letters to the Editor

Letters

Bennet has vision New Hampshire voters will be going to the polls on Tuesday to begin the process of electing their party’s nominee for president. With many qualified candidates seeking our vote, it can be hard to decide. As I listened to each candidate when they came to New Hampshire, I ...

Americans deserve better

Editorials

New Hampshire voters are savvy. Those in Greater Nashua are particularly adept at sorting through fakery and nonsense that often are the hallmarks of politics. It’s a shame our country’s leaders can’t do the same. Bad behavior was on full display during Tuesday’s State of the Union ...

All eyes on the Granite State

Editorials

In just five short days, New Hampshire residents will head to the polls to vote in the Granite State’s first-in-the-nation primary. And, with the Iowa Caucus almost decided – with 86 percent reporting as of Wednesday night – and the impeachment hearings now concluded, the eyes of the ...