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HB Letters

Not What It Seems

A website with the deceptive name “AboutHollis”, currently touted on a huge sign at the intersection of Route 122 and Route 130, pretends to warn about “Critical Race Theory” in the Hollis/Brookline school district. It is, in fact, full of misinformation and boilerplate conspiracy ...

Bernie Sanders understands

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 ...

Climate change is here

Climate change is here, it is real, and it is the most urgent existential threat of our lifetime. Australia is on fire, temperatures and sea levels are rising faster than expected, and American policies are going backwards to benefit corporate interests. We don’t have time to embrace ...

People In Glass Houses

In an interview with the weekly public radio show “This American Life,” Seth Moulton, a former Marine Corps officer serving as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, and candidate for president, has criticized President-elect Donald Trump on his lack of ...

Will Marijuana Sales Set Us Free in New Hampshire?

On Behalf of the New Hampshire Academy of Family Physicians (NH AFP) I speak in opposition of HB 481. As a family physician who currently, the commercialization of marijuana would adversely affect the health and safety of our most vulnerable population, children. While, the Academy supports ...

“Mulch Volcanoes” are killing region’s trees

Now that spring is finally here, landscape companies and homeowners are beginning their annual application of mounds of bark mulch piled high against trees. These “mulch volcanoes” can be seen everywhere - shopping malls, office parks, private homes, public spaces, etc. To see this ...