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Opinion

Nashua Royals have left a lasting legacy

Local Commentary

Editor’s Note: This week’s guest column was authored by Greg Andruskevich, a longtime sportswriter and editor who began his newspaper career at The Telegraph in the mid to late 1960s before moving on to cover sports and other subjects for the former Manchester Union Leader, now the New ...

There may be no choice

Editorials

Iran’s leaders accomplished what they needed to do this week, with a major rocket attack on two areas in Iraq where U.S. troops were housed. They were able to tell their own people they would not allow the “great Satan” — the United States — to push them around. Scores of U.S. ...

Thank you, Nashua

Letters

All good things must come to end, so they say. So my term on the (Nashua School District) Board of Education has ended. As the last public meeting was closed down before member comments could be made, I am writing this letter to say my goodbyes. I want to thank the voters of the city who ...

Supporting an important resource

Letters

I want to thank Gov. Chris Sununu and Executive Councilors Ted Gatsas, Russell Prescott and Michael Cryans for their recent vote to continue Bethany Christian Services’ contract with the state of New Hampshire. Bethany Christian Services provides support for foster children in New ...

Concerns about our N.H. State House

Letters

The following is a statement from New Hampshire State House Representative Deborah Stevens from Nashua in June 2019: (sic) “I have visited gun sites where there is open discussion about shooting ppl. And about total anarchy, too. Total unbridled violence ... so pathetic to have those values, ...

Abuse of power

Letters

You have just been called into your boss’ office at work. He says that because of your good work it looks like you are in position to get an end-of-year bonus and perhaps a promotion. He will look into getting you that bonus, but first he has a favor to ask. He says that he has heard some bad ...

Attention Independents

Letters

Are you an Independent or a disappointed Republican voter but want your 2020 vote “to count?” This election year is different. You may have heard that a vote for a third party candidate is most likely a vote for Donald Trump. Four more years with Trump would be devastating to our ...

Thank you to our community!

Letters

The Salvation Army would like to thank everyone in the community who contributed to making this past Christmas possible. The Salvation Army was able to serve 623 families. This includes 1,324 children. Serving 623 families at Christmas would not have been possible without the help of the ...

Disappointment and anger

Letters

New Hampshire Magazine just published and sent out a list of their calendar of events. I noticed one event in particular that was called “Elite PBR: Unleash the Beast,” which is being hosted at SNHU Arena in Manchester on Jan. 18-19. When I read what this event was about, I experienced an ...

Getting our country back on track

Letters

A while back I had the opportunity to attend and meet Joe Biden at an event in Manchester. I was interested in his viewpoint on many issues, health care in particular. I was impressed with his ideas. We need to move forward and continue to improve health care. Tearing it down without having ...

Narcan kits in schools?

Letters

How is having Narcan kits available in some New Hampshire schools going to help our opioid crisis? It only invites permission to use drugs, because the users know they will be saved! Why, oh why, in the world does New Hampshire not make it mandatory to teach in our schools about addiction? ...

Autonomous cars still in flux

Editorials

The nanny crowd ­– folks who insist only government is capable of protecting us against any hazard – wasted no time in criticizing proposed new federal guidelines for autonomous vehicle makers. “This is a science experiment playing out in real time on our roadways without any safeguards ...

Bloomberg or the field?

Editorials

If you were nearly 78 years old and worth more than $50 billion, you too might plan to spend $10 million on a Super Bowl commercial to promote your presidential campaign. So is the case it seems with former New York City Mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg, who is seeking the Democratic ...

Prevent nicotine sales to youth

Editorials

It is illegal throughout the United States for retailers to sell nicotine products including both cigarettes and electronic versions of them to anyone under 21 years of age. The provision became law Dec. 20, when President Donald Trump signed a bill approved overwhelmingly by ...

Teach about responsibility and consequences

Archive

Should parents need any more reminders they ought to know where their children are, both physical and online, the Cincinnati, Ohio, Police Department can provide one. Last week, the Northgate Mall in suburban Cincinnati had to be shut down on what should have been one of its busiest days of ...

Smoke alarms can save lives

Archive

Last week, nearly a $3 million mansion in Concord, Massachusetts went up in smoke. The cause is reported to be a chimney fire. It quickly engulfed the house and took hours to reduce. A lesson can be learned in the new year, which quickly came and went. Hopefully, it’s a fond memory for ...

New year, same goals

Archive

We have entered a new year and a new decade. This inspires a season of hope and promise. It is a opportunity to set goals and begin anew. While that likely is the case for many in Greater Nashua, let us not forget those who face a much tougher start to 2020. The reality is local shelters are ...

Be cautious on New Year’s Eve

Archive

New Year’s Eve is a let-your-hair down time for many people. We all enjoy a good celebration. Let’s be certain it doesn’t result in just the opposite. No one likes a driving under the influence ticket and a night in jail. No one enjoys a hospital stay due to injuries suffered in an ...

Communities still need help

Archive

Vienna residents voted in October to join five other central Maine towns in the latest coalition seeking to bring high-speed internet to an underserved area of the state. Internet providers have largely ignored these communities, so they are banding together – in central Maine, Down East ...