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New Hampshire Democrats write to Fairpoint chief

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Two members of New Hampshire's congressional delegation are urging Fairpoint Communications officials to return to the bargaining table, saying the two-month strike not only has affected residential customers but jeopardized emergency communications and critical public safety services.

Today at 08:37AM
Letter: Welfare pays well

The Cato Institute has released an updated 2013 study showing that welfare benefits pay more than a minimum wage job in 33 states and the District of Columbia. Yet, even worse, welfare pays more than…

Today at 08:37AM
Letter: Follow the rules

It's time for Rep. Bill O'Brien to face up to the fact that he cannot force people to vote the way he wants. Rep. Shawn Jasper won by the vote, now get to work on the business at hand and get over it. …

Today at 08:37AM
Letter: Each story is unique

In his excellent column, Ray Duckler introduced us to that large segment of Concord's homeless population that won't or can't be productive for a variety of reasons ranging from long-term injury to mental…

Today at 08:37AM
Letter: Self-destruction

We insult babies to point out babyish behavior in New Hampshire's Republican-strong House. Luckily their babyish or bratty behavior may have an upside in 2016. During that election cycle, enough New…

Today at 08:37AM
Letter: No more Bushes

Dear Republican Party: We the people need a third Bush about as much as we need a second Obama (or Clinton). You pushed the Romney coin forward in 2012 and lost for very valid reasons. Do not force independent…

Today at 08:37AM
Letter: Undercovered

We recently went through the ACA marketplace in search of an insurance policy that would be affordable. After searching through the plans from all the available providers for New Hampshire, the only…

Today at 08:37AM
Letter: Thanks to Catholic Charities

Nice article about Tim O'Shea's experience at the New Hampshire Food Bank (Sunday Monitor Your Life, Dec. 14). Unfortunately, a key piece of information was missing: The New Hampshire Food Bank is a…

Today at 08:31AM
Letter: A fitting tribute

Thank you for Jonathan Baird's feature article on Noam Chomsky (Monitor Forum, Dec. 12). Baird is to be commended for his accurate, albeit brief, portrayal of a truly brilliant and courageous contemporary…

Today at 08:31AM
Letter: Let the rebellion begin

Thank you for publishing Daniel Weeks's "My Turn" (Sunday Monitor Forum, Dec. 14). Today is the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, and boy, do we need a rebellion again. The movement is afoot! There…

Today at 08:31AM
Letter: Remove historic steel bridges

It is past time to remove the last of New Hampshire's historic iron and steel truss bridges. For those who don't know what these are since there are so few left, they are "Erector Set" style bridges…

Today at 08:31AM
Letter: Special interests win again

Washington Democrats and Republicans just passed a budget that rewards the special interests at the expense of the American people. Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen and Congresswoman Annie Kuster…