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Letter: Mulholland will serve you well

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Voters in Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4 have a great choice in electing a school board representative – my husband, Evan Mulholland. We met and married in Vermont (my parents were thrilled that I married a Harvard law grad) and moved to Concord in 2007. We have 4-year-old twins who will be headed to Concord schools in the near future, and Evan is a terrific father who cares deeply …

Letter: Taylor for school board

Saturday, November 1, 2014

I highly recommend Patrick Taylor for election to the board from Wards 4-6. I served on the Concord School Board for 11 years and have worked with Patrick for eight years. Patrick and Julie are the parents of three young girls who are attending or will attend Concord schools. He has served on the board for six months and has demonstrated the ability …

Letter: Vote Shaheen out

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is a multi-millionaire, as a result of others held accountable for actions or a failure to act. We must hold her accountable for the legacy of shame against our Constitution and our military. Shaheen stands and applauds the Mexican president’s verbal assault on our country and our military. She seeks no justice for our slaughtered Navy SEALs at Benghazi or …

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Editorial: Kansas has a few lessons for New Hampshire

Monitor Board of Contributors: The Ballad of the Koch Boys

Friday, October 31, 2014

Now David Koch and Charlie Koch Decided they would go for broke To see just how much mischief they could do. “Let’s settle Democratic hash By dumping suitcases of cash That way we’ll make some red states out …

My Turn: A senator should care deeply about the state

Friday, October 31, 2014

As the clock winds down toward Election Day, the TV ads and phone calls will have reached a fevered pitch. Yet many Granite Staters couldn’t care less about the mass advertising being directed their way. What they have …

Editorial: Higgins, Kimball and Richards for school board

Friday, October 31, 2014

This month, the Monitor sat down with all eight candidates for school board in Concord. There is not a person among them who would not represent the district well. Each candidate cares deeply about the future of education in the city, and each brings strong, albeit different, career …

Letter: Legislative balance

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Voters thinking about sitting out the upcoming midterm election, consider this: A return to the disastrous days of the Bill O’Brien-led New Hampshire House is well within the realm of possibility. Budget moves that can only be characterized as ruthless – severe cuts to education and mental health …

Letter: Caring for the state

Thursday, October 30, 2014

My name is Deborah Wheeler, and I served two terms in the New Hampshire House. I am now seeking another term in Merrimack County District 3, which includes Northfield and Ward 3 of Franklin. The reason I decided to run for the office stems from the lowest point …

Letter: District 17 needs Fraher

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Voters in Senate District 17: Voting day is almost upon us. We’ve had time to evaluate the “tax fighter” and decide if he is representing most of us. Now it’s time to get ourselves a cheerful, smart, polite, open-minded and caring state senator who can help our state …

Letter: The end of the GOP

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Polling and pundits are all but assured that a conservative majority will be in place after the upcoming election. Yet, this may not be the good news that the conservatives think it is. There are signs that modern-day conservatism has entered the throes of its death spiral. The …

Letter: Rago compassionate, capable

Thursday, October 30, 2014

I wholeheartedly support Kathy Rago’s campaign for the New Hampshire Senate, District 7. While in the New Hampshire Senate, I worked closely with Rago on a number of education issues, and was constantly impressed with her caring, attention to detail and concern for providing quality eduction for all …

Letter: Luneau is a problem-solver

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Dave Luneau is running as an independent to represent Hopkinton-Contoocook and Concord’s Ward 5 in the State House and deserves your vote. We have known Dave for over 10 years through his tireless approach to serving the best interests of Hopkinton families as a member and chairman of …

Letter: Party of genocide

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Democratic politicians, you put many of us between a rock and a hard place this fall, as you always do with your pro-abortion position. I can’t understand how you can be for jobs, education, veterans and health care, and against the most vulnerable of all, the unborn child. …