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Editorial: GOP should choose Rubens for Senate

Monday, September 1, 2014

Scott Brown may be dominating the headlines and the airwaves in the GOP’s quest to unseat Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. But Jim Rubens is the candidate who offers New Hampshire Republicans the clearest view of where he stands and where the party should be going. Brown has been the anointed general election candidate since the day he officially launched his campaign, and he’s seized on his frontrunner status to launch … 0

Letter: Feltes has what it takes

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Living in the Merrimack Valley School District, I seldom pay attention to Concord School District issues. The work of lawyers at New Hampshire Legal Assistance isn’t something that I have any knowledge of. So both Kass Ardinger and Dan Feltes were unknown to me until they started arriving in my mailbox. Two good-looking Democrats with all the right bullet points and plenty of … 0

Letter: Ardinger has the experience

Sunday, August 31, 2014

In choosing the best candidate for state Senate in District 15, a past history of representative success is an important consideration. Others led the way with years of elected experience before running for the state Senate. Sylvia Larsen, eight years on the Concord City Council, and Susan McLane, 12 years as a state representative, both served many years before becoming a state senator … 0

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Editorial: Ardinger is the right choice for District 15

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Letter: Behind the destruction

Letter: Ardinger is dedicated

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Kass Ardinger is a public servant who has worked for our community in a variety of ways for more than 20 years, at no pay, with one goal in mind: to make a positive difference for the individuals and families who live here. Her opponent is now attacking … 0

Letter: Ardinger defended CRTC

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The Concord Regional Technical Center, a regional career and technical high school, serves 27 local towns and cities including all of the high school students residing in District 15. When we were in crisis a few years back, Kass Ardinger, as a member of the Concord School Board, … 0

Letter: Thanks for a great forum

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The League of Women Voters of the Greater Capital Area hosted a candidates’ forum on Aug. 18 to allow voters of state Senate District 15 to hear from Kass Ardinger and Dan Feltes, Democratic contenders in the Sept. 9 primary. We thank the LWVNH Education Fund for its … 0

Letter: Kenison smart, committed

Sunday, August 31, 2014

I am writing in support of the candidacy of Linda Kenison for the New Hampshire House of Representatives. I have known Linda for eight years, and she is a knowledgeable, deeply committed woman whose remarkable intelligence is matched by her compassion for others. Having served three terms on … 0

Letter: A feverish world

Sunday, August 31, 2014

A couple of British scientists years ago proposed what they called “the Gaia Hypothesis,” named after Gaia the Greek goddess of the Earth. Its claims can be simplified to the proposition that the physical earth and its living creatures interact in order to promote a healthy, self-sustaining biosphere. … 0


Sunday, August 31, 2014

Veterans helping veterans On Aug. 16, Liberty House in Manchester was honored by the Rolling Thunder Run for the Shelter that ended at the American Legion Post in Epsom. With more than 100 veterans from all branches of our armed forces arriving on motorcycles, there were more than … 0

Letter: Concord-Franklin connection

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The recent issues surrounding the Vegas Block in Concord have struck a chord in Franklin, which is facing some of the same important challenges, although on a smaller scale. As Franklin works on different revitalization efforts, we recognize the need to provide housing opportunities for everyone – including … 0

Letter: An issue of humanity

Sunday, August 31, 2014

I read with great interest the article “State hospital adds beds, crisis unit” (Sunday Monitor, Aug. 24). I applaud the efforts by the state hospital. Most of us know all too well the burden of those who have faced mental challenges since the state decided to make cuts … 0

Letter: A delicious gift

Sunday, August 31, 2014

A gracious thank you goes out to the Concord High School Class of 2014 for their thoughtful gift to freshmen. My son told me how much he enjoyed the lunch bought by the Class of 2014. It made his day! Thanks again. DEB HARRIS Concord … 0

Letter: Feltes courageous and compassionate

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Like all states, New Hampshire has many underdogs. Most find that status through no fault of their own. Too many are women. They may be disabled, unemployed, homeless, single mothers or abused. An understanding of their needs and how to help requires more than an economic analysis. The … 0