Byline: By KATY BURNS

Katy Burns: The Whole (Foods) story?

6/26/17

Last week we saw the conclusion of a contest for one vacant congressional House seat in Georgia. In the course of the campaign, it is estimated...

Last November voters in Massachusetts – one of 26 states that offer citizens the use of the initiative, the ability to propose and vote on laws at...

Katy Burns: The other Dr. Seuss

6/11/17

When I was 16, I worked in our small town’s library after school and on Saturdays. My boss was the librarian, a sophisticated older woman (in my...

Katy Burns: Exit stage right

6/4/17

On Thursday, I listened to the alleged leader of the free world (spouting a torrent of half-truths and lies) kick the long-negotiated historic...

Katy Burns: The Festivus president

5/21/17

‘I can be the most presidential person ever,” Donald Trump assured all Americans several days after assuming office.Fast forward four months or so...

As a rule, I intensely dislike the color pink – pink walls, pink sweaters, pink anything. I still shudder to remember that the very first home we...

Like father, like son? Um, maybe not. In the 1980s, when Gov. John H. Sununu reigned in Concord, his state education commissioner was Robert...

Katy Burns: In other news . . .

4/16/17

He’s baaaack . . . ! “He” being Bill O’Brien, the former speaker of the New Hampshire House, who during his relatively brief tenure managed to...

Katy Burns: A failure of diplomacy

4/9/17

Last week we observed the 100th anniversary of the entry of the United States into the Great War.Ring a bell? No? How about the War to End All Wars...

After the recent town meeting day snowstorm fiasco, I’m pretty sure that – even if they’d be loath to admit it publicly – a lot of town officials...

Katy Burns: Winter makes a comeback

3/19/17

Well! A funny thing happened on the way to spring. That funny thing being a quite un-springlike load of about 16 inches of white, wet flakes...

Katy Burns: Down with high heels

3/12/17

Members of Britain’s Parliament stood tall for women last week. Members of the U.S. Congress . . . did not.Yes, the GOP-led Congress celebrated...

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