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‘Please play responsibly: A billion-dollar idea

DISCLAIMER: By time you read this, the Mega Millions billion-dollar jackpot may have already been won Friday night (I submitted this last Wednesday). DISCLAIMER #2: I have no idea the condition of Nashua’s finances and budget, so the following free advice I’m offering to Mayor Jim ...

How much are Nashuans willing to pay for secrecy?

Citizen’s participation in their local government depends on the good will of those serving. Laws exist that permit citizen access to meetings and records but without the good will of those serving to provide access and records, it all falls apart. Nashua’s officials lack the good will ...

The choice for GOP voters between these two visions couldn’t be clearer

The column written by Di Lothrop published in the July 23, 2022, edition of the Telegraph is an excellent example of the use of personal attack to deflect and distract from facts the writer prefers not to talk about. Ms. Lothrop characterizes Trump assistant and Jan. 6th Committee witness ...

A hard lesson to learn, but necessary

American writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou wrote “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” However, it is one of the hardest lessons to learn, but New Hampshire citizens may be beginning to understand what Angelou meant. Nearly two decades ago, ...