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Letter: Re-elect Ratzki and Karrick

Saturday, October 25, 2014

I live in Danbury, and I am very glad that Mario Ratzki (Merrimack District 1) and David Karrick (Merrimack District 25) have been our members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives for the past two years. Even though Danbury is the smallest town in their respective districts, they work together as a team to seek our views and pay attention to our concerns, to keep us updated about legislative …

Letter: Fraher cares

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Please vote for Nancy Brison Fraher for state Senate in District 17. I have known Nancy for many, many years. She is a retired school teacher who truly cares about her community. She will work to make New Hampshire colleges affordable. She will listen to what your thoughts and hopes are for New Hampshire. Vote for Nancy Brison Fraher on Nov. 4. MARY-JANE …

Letter: Walt has the goods

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Walt Havenstein should be our next governor of New Hampshire. He has New Hampshire’s problems first on his agenda of what is best for us and our country. The United States has gigantic problems that seem to get worse everyday. Walt is a strong leader, and his knowledge and background of strength and pride in serving our country has given him exactly what …

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Editorial: Kansas has a few lessons for New Hampshire

Letter: An oil man

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Scott Brown is a newcomer to our state, a man our neighbors to the south were overwhelmingly glad to get rid of. He is a man who is bought and paid for by the major oil companies. The last time he was in Washington he took more oil …

Letter: Does Shaheen read bills?

Sunday, October 19, 2014

As I watch these ads, I question if this is an election for the people of this state and country or is it just about women’s health care? All you see on the ads for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen are women making questionable statements about Scott Brown. When someone …

Letter: Northern Pass is necessary

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The opportunity of a lifetime is staring us right in the face with the option of engaging actively in the Northern Pass project, which will provide the state of New Hampshire with a reliable, proven, cost-effective power source. It will ultimately expedite the growth and development of our …

Letter: The drug battle

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Each year in October, the Elks honor the memory of slain DEA Special Agent Enrique S. Camerena with a Red Ribbon Campaign. Camerena was kidnapped, tortured and killed because he was successfully investigating one of the largest drug trafficking organizations in Mexico. The Elks Drug Awareness Program has …

Letter: Time to party, Concord

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Realizing that 2015 is my 50th year since graduating from CHS, I recently pulled out of my archives a book called At the Bend in the River, which was written to commemorate Concord’s bicentennial in 1965. It then dawned on me that my original home city will be …

Letter: Chicken plant wrong for city

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Many people do not agree that the city should say yes to the chicken slaughterhouse plant. Property owners are concerned about their property values, because a person’s home is the most valuable thing that they ever buy. It seems that everyone who wants the chicken slaughterhouse does not …

Letter: Fueling stations needed

Sunday, October 19, 2014

With Hyundai having introduced its first fuel cell vehicle, the Tucson SUV, on July 1 and with Toyota to release its fuel cell sedan by the mid-2015 and Honda its fuel cell vehicle sometime in 2015, all in California, what’s keeping the Northeast and, in particular, New Hampshire, …

Letter: Vote for change

Sunday, October 19, 2014

It is not necessary for me to point out all the disasters this president and the Congress have caused by poor leadership, as everyone is well aware of them. Nov. 4 is a very important election. The welfare of America is at stake. I am not voting for …

Letter: The wrong pledge

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Recently, state Sen. Sam Cataldo of Farmington signed a “Pledge of Allegiance” to Americans for Prosperity, a Virginia-based, Koch brothers founded and funded, right-wing political advocacy group. This means that Cataldo now cannot vote for any bill, no matter how beneficial it would be for New Hampshire citizens, …

Letter: Baier is ready to serve

Sunday, October 19, 2014

As a resident of Bow and soon to be former state representative, I leave the State House with the comfort that Anne Baier is running to continue the great work of representing our voters. I have known Anne for close to 20 years, and in that time I …