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Letter: Hassan best for my daughter

Thursday, July 31, 2014

I graduated from college in 1970, and many career and academic doors have opened for women since that time. Women are attending medical school, law school and studying engineering in record numbers, and many now play an ever more important role in government. Unfortunately, more than 40 years later, some things have not changed. I watched with dismay as the Supreme Court first struck down buffer zone measures that would … 0

Letter: ‘Monitor’ missed big event

Thursday, July 31, 2014

I was extremely disappointed to find no coverage in the Monitor for the recent flagpole dedication at Keach Park on the Concord Plains-Heights. The well-attended event also recognized the 100th anniversary of Pineconia-Concord Grange No. 322, which donated the flagpole for all members of the community to enjoy. The July 22 event featured a concert by Nevers Band, refreshments and a presentation of … 0

Letter: Housing solutions

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Months ago, I was watching HGTV and they were transforming shipping containers into housing. When a homeless group was forming in Concord, I wrote a letter suggesting that train cars could serve the same housing ideas here in Concord. Noticing a vacant box car on the tracks by the Friendly Kitchen got me thinking: Why not a “village” of several updated, room divided, … 0

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Letter: A chance to walk the talk

Friday, July 25, 2014

Regarding “A garden for those lost” (Monitor article, July 6): Because we would never think to talk about such a touchy topic as mental illness around the dinner table, much less admit to ourselves that we might need to make an appointment with a psychiatrist, let it be … 0

Letter: The downside of technology

Friday, July 25, 2014

Change! It is evident that the world is changing. In some cases it is good, but sometimes it is not. Where will the youth of today be five or 10 years from now? Their education is based around computers. If you were to take a computer or iPhone … 1

Letter: Reckless or human?

Friday, July 25, 2014

I read with interest the article on prescription long-acting opiate pain medications (Monitor front page, July 16), and that “in certain respects” we are among the highest prescribers in the nation. In the article, it was noted that Gov. Maggie Hassan and U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte are quite … 0

Letter: Feltes is a true public servant

Friday, July 25, 2014

We are writing to enthusiastically support Dan Feltes to be our next state senator in District 15, representing Henniker, Warner, Hopkinton and Concord. Dan has a master’s degree in public policy from Georgetown University and law degree from the University of Iowa. He has committed himself to public … 1

Letter: Shaheen cares about veterans

Friday, July 25, 2014

My late husband, James Goodwin, a veteran of the Korean conflict, and I have always looked to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen to provide the support and leadership needed for veterans affairs. Throughout her political career, going back to her time as a state senator, then governor and now as … 1

Letter: In defense of traders

Friday, July 25, 2014

I wish to correct a few points made by Mark Connolly in his recent commentary (Monitor Forum, July 12). While he is correct that “gaming” does occur in today’s marketplace and that it should be rooted out, it is incorrect to assert that abusive practices are limited to … 0

Letter: Important step for women

Thursday, July 24, 2014

On Tuesday, Gov. Maggie Hassan signed into law SB 207, the Paycheck Fairness Act. I would like to thank the sponsor of the bill, Sen. Sylvia Larsen, for her commitment and effectiveness in helping to raise the level of economic security experienced by women and their families in … 1

Letter: Disappointed in Ardinger

Thursday, July 24, 2014

I know Dan Feltes is committed to making the primary campaign for the District 15 Senate seat about the issues that matter to the citizens of this district, rather than about attacks. This is why I am particularly disappointed that Kass Ardinger has chosen to attack Dan on … 0

Letter: Women and freedom

Thursday, July 24, 2014

We have been told that we women need freedom, and that includes killing the unborn through abortion. A big part of being a woman is a strong maternal instinct. We are not men. We by design are meant to carry life. The topic of health care includes our … 0

Letter: Republicans and the big picture

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Attention Granite Staters! Before you vote in November, take a step back and consider some information you can gain from looking at the big picture. As an example, have you noticed that lately the Supreme Court has been giving more rights to corporations and less rights to individuals? … 3