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Opinion

Stay safe on N.H. roadways

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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 

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Thank you

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Throughout 2019, the Milford Historical Society created an event for every Open House to celebrate the 40th anniversary of our move into the Carey House. None of the events would have been possible without the support of financial contributors, visitors who came to enjoy them or the donation ...

Climate change is here

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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 ...

Local control is best

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The New Hampshire Legislature last week tabled two bills involving the start date for schools throughout the Granite State. One bill would have enacted a mandatory start date after Labor Day each year. The other would have specified that local school districts have the authority to set their ...

Thank you to our community!

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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

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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

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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?

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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? ...