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Letter: Don’t let polluters win

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Flash floods warnings across the state this week are coming on the heels of the fifth wettest July in history for the Granite State. But as crazy as the weather seems right now, extremes today could be the new normal for future generations tomorrow unless we rein in pollution. We know what we have to do: limit carbon from the largest sources – our power plants – and shift to … 7

Letter: Path of homelessness

Thursday, August 21, 2014

On a recent Monday night, I got a call from my boyfriend about 10 p.m. He usually volunteers for St. Vincent de Paul’s Food Pantry on Monday and Tuesday nights, and a call from him is most times to say he’ll be home late. But not this Monday night and not this call. He was with a young woman who came to St. … 1

Letter: MS Walk was a big hit

Thursday, August 21, 2014

On behalf of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater New England Chapter, I would like to thank the following local businesses for their generous support of the Laconia MS Walk 2014: Annie’s Cafe & Catering, Laconia; Aroma Joe’s, Laconia; Coca Cola Bottling, Belmont; Country Kitchen, Belmont; Hannaford Supermarket, Gilford; Laconia Ice Company, Laconia; Michaud Distributor’s, Laconia; Sal’s Pizza, Belmont; The 99, Tilton; and … 0

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Letter: What climate change looks like

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Letter: What climate change looks like

Letter: Feeding the hungry in Epsom

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

This morning, I dropped off a few herbs and veggies from my gardens for the Epsom Food Pantry. Volunteer Kenny Brown showed me around our new community pantry. I was so impressed. It is organized, clean, well-stocked (including lots of fresh fruits/meats/veggies and personal items). I hope all … 0

Letter: Feltes strong on education

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

I’m supporting Dan Feltes for state Senate because his education platform stands out. My husband and I are both educators, and our two children attend the local elementary schools. Here in Hopkinton, we’ll have full-day kindergarten for all children starting this month. Dan wants to bring that great … 1

Letter: Building understanding

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A few days ago, some teens made me cry just by singing their camp song about love. These Kids4Peace campers – Jewish, Muslim and Christian – sang in their native Hebrew, Arabic and English, their untrained voices blended in harmony. Both music and metaphor profoundly moved those of … 1

Letter: A fix for foreclosures

Monday, August 18, 2014

New Hampshire needs a bill to require all foreclosed property to be brought up to code before it is put back on the market. That way, residents of Concord and other towns and cities will not become homeless. What’s more, by the New Hampshire Constitution people in need … 3

Letter: Feltes for the big people

Monday, August 18, 2014

New Hampshire needs Dan Feltes in the state Senate. Feltes will work hard, as he always has, for the people who work hard to make our economy great. He will work hard for the people who stock the shelves, teach the children, pave the roads, wait the tables … 1

Letter: Feltes will cross the aisle

Monday, August 18, 2014

I am supporting Democrat Dan Feltes for the state Senate seat representing Concord, Warner, Hopkinton and Henniker for reasons other letter writes have listed: his commitment to protecting a woman’s right to choice, affordable housing for seniors and working families, energy efficiency and renewable energy, pay equity and … 2

Letter: Save the big cats

Monday, August 18, 2014

On Aug. 9, I had the pleasure of attending an event at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. The keynote speaker for the evening was Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, a world-renowned big cat researcher and CEO of Panthera. Most people around the world only know of big cats from … 6

Letter: Time for crowded aisles

Monday, August 18, 2014

It is time to stop this greed and lust for power and give us back our store. Market Basket has long been the best grocery store in the city of Concord. Its regular prices on the items I usually buy have been equal to or even less than … 0

Letter: ISIL is coming

Monday, August 18, 2014

Is ISIL on the way to America? If you think it is not going to happen under the current administration, you had better wake up. Our borders are wide open and who knows, the ISIL militants might already be in this country. The facts are the U.N. is … 6

Letter: Kuster clueless about border

Monday, August 18, 2014

On Aug. 10, I saw Congresswoman Annie Kuster on WMUR attempting to discuss issues facing our country. One topic was the border crisis, where millions of illegal aliens are invading our country. I disagree with her on every position she has taken, but I was truly shocked at … 5