Opinion

Editorial: We expect healthy bipartisanship

Monday, September 15, 2014

We expect a lot of our state Legislators, and part of the expectation is that they will work well with others, even those who sit on opposite sides of the aisle up in Concord. New Hampshire is known for its moderate politics and much of that is down to our representatives really listening to constituents and bringing our concerns to the fore. It is in that context that Larry Cleveland’s … 0

Viewpoint: Are Americans really war weary?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

This summer is the centennial of the outbreak of the Great War of 1914. What relevance does that have for the present and how have attitudes towards war changed since then? Let us begin with a question. Which modern nation is easiest to defeat in a war? According to the memoirs of General Van Thien Dung, field commander of North Vietnamese forces that … 0

Letter: Black marks on Our Town

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

To the editor: It should be a very busy two to three days — the 275th anniversary of Peterborough. It will be a camera enthusiast’s dream — bands, floats, food tents and crowds. Community is the theme of the celebration, and community service is in the spotlight. Peterborough has much to be proud of, but there are a few black marks that spoil … 0

Viewpoint: Thank you for allowing me to serve you

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

I want to thank each and everyone one of you for giving me the opportunity to represent you in Concord for the past two years. It has truly been one of the highlights of my life. While we all see the daily dysfunction in Washington, where nothing seems … 0

Welcome back, Market Basket

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The deal reached by the competing factions of the Demoulas family last week that put Arthur T. Demoulas back in charge of the Market Basket grocery store chain is great news for the local residents who shop regularly at the company’s stores in Rindge, Milford and Swanzey. They’ll … 0

Viewpoint: Let’s review buffer zone facts

Friday, August 22, 2014

Jon Manley’s letter last week explained why he continues to favor the New Hampshire buffer zone law, in spite of the fact that a similar Massachusetts law was unanimously struck down by the Supreme Court. While Jon’s letter … 0

Letter: Integrity needed for N.H. Senate

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: Republican voters in Milford, Wilton, Amherst and Merrimack have a choice to make in the upcoming State Senate primary. Of the four candidates, only one has the legislative experience, consistency and integrity to be the best senator we could ever hope for: Gary Daniels. Last … 0

Letter: Not what I expect in a candidate

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Letter to the editor: I am not going to ask voters to vote for a particular candidate. I would just like to remind District 8 residents, which include those in Antrim, Bennington and Francestown, about one Republican state Senate candidate that attempted to serve the Town of Deering. … 0

Letter:

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

To the editor: Subway, no way! Fact: Subway is and has been looking to come to Peterborough for years and the time is getting short. Many inquires have occurred recently. Over the past five years, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know the owners of the 16 … 0

Peterborough: I will miss those trees

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

To the editor: The saddest thing. Well maybe not the saddest, but pretty disturbing for this self-professed tree-hugger from way back. I just ran down Union Street past the playground and saw that the road crew is, right now, cutting down the row of trees on the south … 0

Letter: Writer missed my meaning

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: A letter of Aug. 26 was critical of my ideas on educational funding expressed in an earlier viewpoints. My critic misunderstood my position. He accuses me of opposing funding for special needs students. I specifically wrote, “Some students need special education...” I criticized our state … 0

Letter: Entrepreneur needs our help

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: At the recent town visioning meeting it was clear that a major concern of Peterborough citizens was how to attract young people to move into the area so that we will have a vibrant demographic profile. We talked about a makerspace to encourage entrepreneurship. As … 0

Letter: Jennifer Daler is my choice

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: I have lived in Nashua for 27 years, and I am supporting Jennifer Daler of Temple for Executive Council in the Democratic Primary on Sept. 9. If you are a registered Democrat, you have two choices on the printed ballot. If you are an Independent, … 0