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Opinion

Stop the trashing; give us Hillary

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

To the editor: “Benghazi,” “emails,” “Benghazi,” “emails,” ... it’s a broken record with lyrics stuck in a groove. It’s the only record Republicans have got, the only lyrics they can think up. It’s no surprise that all Republicans can sing and play to the American public is some form of trashing. Why, they’ve even taken to trashing each other while their top candidate trashes them and anyone else. Let’s play … 1

Letter: We need to speak out about pipeline

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

To the editor: I honestly can’t believe I am writing a letter to the editor. Usually when it comes to important issues, I tend to put my head in the sand and hope for the best. Leaving the issue to someone more knowledgeable, in other words “Pass the buck.” I truly think we all need to come together and at least try to … 1

Letter: Patience, bologna, a happy reunion

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

To the editor: Seven weeks ago a young, beautiful puppy came to our yard. We sat on our deck. John looked over toward the fence and said, “Look!” And there was “pretty girl!” For weeks we tried to gain her trust. She tried to be — I guess you could say — brave. After about four weeks, Pretty Girl was coming closer. John … 0

Let’s do our duty, New Hampshire

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Hurray for our fellow citizens and local newspaper! It was heartening to read Benji Rosen’s report on the questions asked by the “plain people of New Hampshire” at the John Kasich Town Hall meeting. Just think if these kinds of questions were being asked — and reported on … 0

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Have you ever wondered why the current crop of GOP presidential hopefuls have recently taken a hard shift to the lunatic right and begun attacking Social Security, a program that they mischaracterize pejoratively as an entitlement program but is actually an earned benefit that prevents millions of hard … 0

Shakespeare summer a huge success

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Project Shakespeare 2015 Summer Season A Huge Success Project Shakespeare just completed its 21st Summer Season of shows - Power to Charm and Henry V. The success is due to the incredible hard work, dedication and kindness of students, parents, staff and friends. Thank you parents for meals … 0

Letter: Adding my opinion to the discussion

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To the editor: I have read with interest the ongoing discourse between Ms. Saenger and Mr. Sirvint. I do not know either of these individuals but it is sad that after all these years there remains so much animosity. However, I feel an urge to add my opinion, … 0

Letter: Eminent domain: How does it work?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To the editor: I have been reading a lot about the pipeline. I have also heard the term “eminent domain” a lot. I am not familiar with the laws that govern eminent domain. My simple understanding is that it is only applicable when the good of the project … 1

Letters: Summer reading a heroic affair

Thursday, August 20, 2015

To the editor: The Children’s Room of the Jaffrey Public Library wrapped up its 2015 Summer Reading Program, Every Hero Has a Story, with a magical performance on Aug. 6 by illusionist Jason Purdy. Many special events took … 0

Letters: Clark steps down from Babe Ruth

Thursday, August 20, 2015

To the editor: I’m writing this thank you because I want to let everyone know that I will no longer be the president for the Monadnock Babe Ruth League. It has been a very satisfying and interesting eighth years and I’d like to express my gratitude for all … 0

Letters: Taxpayers pay the price in lawsuit

Friday, August 14, 2015

To the editor: Monday, Aug. 10, marked the dubious pleasure of witnessing an appalling abuse of our legal system, one that will result in all Francestown citizens needing to reach deeper into their pockets to pay for the town’s legal bills. It is hard to believe that Francestown … 0

Editorial: Preserving space, preserving peace

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

“A brisk early fall afternoon. Sparkling grass and song birds. Everyone should be so lucky to have a place like this ... just down the road!” There is something about a trail that is both intriguing and inviting. Whether it’s a new path or one traveled many times, … 0

Keep funding for Planned Parenthood

Monday, August 17, 2015

Planned Parenthood is a vital and necessary service for the people of New Hampshire, and the all-male Executive Council’s decision to defund state contracts with the agency was a critical mistake based on unfounded speculation. Ever since the deceptively edited video by the disreputable “nonprofit” Center For Medical … 1