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Opinion

Volunteer opportunities in Nashua

Cabinet Editorials

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 ...

Granite State shines

Cabinet 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 ...

A benefit to Southern New Hampshire

Cabinet Editorials

Last week, the Souhegan Valley and Merrimack chambers of commerce announced they will form a partnership and will unite as the Greater Merrimack-Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce. In announcing the venture, officials noted the two groups share a similar philosophy, “To promote, maintain ...

Vote with your heart and mind in the primary

Cabinet Editorials

With much talk of we only have one choice or the other, there are many choices for our primary voting here in New Hampshire. Bernie Sanders (an Independent running as a Democratic candidate), former Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg (both Democratic ...

Be a part of the solution

Cabinet Letters

In a recent letter to the editor, State Rep. Fred Douchette, a Republican, scolded those who have vehemently criticized our current President Donald J. Trump. He instructed them to show respect for the Office of the President. I think Mr. Doucette has overlooked the fact that President ...

Defending the defenders

Cabinet Letters

Five times in just the last month, sometimes in sub-zero temperatures, groups of environment-defenders have delayed delivery of 10,000 tons of coal shipped from West Virginia to the Merrimack Generation station in Bow. Protesters came from all over New England, representing groups such as ...

Can Bernie deliver?

Cabinet Letters

Bernie Sanders is surging in Iowa and New Hampshire. His supporters are fervent, loyal and, more important, they believe a vote for Bernie is a vote for: Medicare for All, elimination of all student debt, the Green New Deal and everything else that Bernie rails for in his speeches. It’s ...

Stay safe on N.H. roadways

Cabinet Editorials

So far this year, seven people have been killed in traffic incidents in the Granite State. An alarming number, indeed, considering it’s only 27 days into the year. The Office of Highway Safety said Friday two of them involved pedestrians, and officials say the deaths highlight the need ...

Proceed cautiously on plan

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Several New England governors remain concerned about the recently proposed Transportation and Climate Initiative, which they say may increase gas prices throughout New England. The initiative is aimed at a dozen Northeast and mid-Atlantic states and would take effect in 2022. It would address ...

Way Home, Friends of Aine seeking volunteers 

Cabinet Editorials

Guest Columnist Many nonprofits in Greater Nashua are frequently in need of volunteers. At the same time, many people in our city are looking for an organization with whom they can share their time and talent. Volunteer Greater Nashua, a website co-sponsored by United Way of Greater Nashua and ...

Why only two articles of impeachment?

Cabinet Letters

It is my considered opinion that the House Democrats committed a strategic blunder in specifying only two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. The apparent justification was to present that charges in as simple a manner as possible. But simple for whom? I would assert ...

Zaino running for school board

Cabinet Letters

I would like to announce my intention to run for the Milford School Board. As a thirty year resident of Milford, I feel that I bring a level of experience, commitment and honesty that make me an excellent candidate for this position. I had two children who attended the Milford schools and ...

Funding will be a big help

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Described as a “mental health emergency” by U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas, youth suicide has skyrocketed to the second most common cause of death among young Americans. Late last week, Pappas, fellow U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster and U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan announced more than ...

The Oath

Cabinet Letters

The oath says “impartial justice” Senators must swear to this Not to shield little Augustus From him facing a blackened kiss A trial contains evidence, Witnesses and Document. To do less brings a consequence Electoral discontent. Republican conspirator We are watching what ...

Carbon fee and dividend is the answer

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Worldwide, we have been seeing a climate-fueled crisis from the wildfires in Australia, extreme flooding in Indonesia and tornadoes in the Midwestern states. In order to combat this ongoing crisis, we need to employ the carbon fee and dividend plan. This is a bipartisan based plan where a fee ...

When other people’s money runs out

Cabinet Letters

Supporters of (Bernie) Sanders, (Elizabeth) Warren and others who campaign on free health care, free college, guaranteed income and other nonsense should look at the situation in France. Years of promises of less work, guaranteed pension with early retirement and other perks enacted by prior ...

Bernie Sanders understands

Cabinet Letters

Bernie Sanders believes health care is a human right, not a privilege. This is a corollary of The Declaration of Independence, since the human rights proclaimed therein (life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness) can’t be fully realized without a guarantee of health care. Why is Medicare ...

Warren not satisfied with crumbs

Cabinet Letters

If the United States is such a great and wealthy country, why are so many Americans struggling to make ends meet? Why has our country not seen more progress in our social life? For decades, many politicians from both major parties have been telling us to be satisfied with the crumbs that fall ...

Vote for Bill Weld

Cabinet Letters

As a registered independent in New Hampshire, I intend to pick up a Republican primary ballot and vote for Bill Weld for president. I encourage all independents and Republicans to do the same. I don’t agree with many of his policy positions, but he is at least intelligent, moderate, ...

Be a part of the solution

Cabinet Letters

I offer no apology for what I am writing. If you disagree, or find my position offensive, I’m perfectly fine with that. We can agree to disagree. I have lived through numerous presidents in my lifetime. I have never seen a president scrutinized 24/7 over every word he speaks, facial ...