Letters to the Editor

Letters: It seems to me that what it comes down to is there is ‘us’ and there is ‘them’

Monday, March 18, 2019 Melissa Riley 0
 “Them” have the belongings they can carry, lack of treatment for health and addiction, no stability, and no money. “Us” doesn’t want to see “Them” clustering about as they try and conduct their business, or enjoy a night out.  “Them” are a reminder of what is wrong in Manchester, the state, and the country, and “Us” don’t want to see that. I get it. READ MORE
Ask Dr. John

How the Brady family modeled positive parenting

Monday, March 11, 2019 Dr. John D. Rich Jr. 0
Picture this: You’re sitting in the living room, reading a nice book, when all of a sudden, you hear your youngest daughter yelling: “Mommy!” You run into the playroom, where your daughter is frantically searching under the couch cushions for her favorite doll, Kitty Karry-all. She’s gone missing! READ MORE

NH must say no to nuclear war

Saturday, March 2, 2019 Mindi Messmer 0
When cities and states enact resolutions like the one before the NH Legislature, it sends a strong message to Washington decision-makers, both in Congress and the White House, that they must act for the safety of all Americans. READ MORE

An auspicious start to 2019: Update on your NH National Guard

Thursday, February 21, 2019 Adjutant General David J. Mikolaities 0
Coming off a record year of deployments, the NH Air National Guard has maintained a solid presence in the CENTCOM area of operations with more than 20 airmen currently deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, Niger, Qatar, and Spain.  At Pease, the 157th Air Refueling Wing is preparing for the fall arrival of the new KC-46 Pegasus. The remaining KC-135 refuelers are departing Pease for good, with the last tanker and oldest airframe in the entire Air Force fleet scheduled for a ceremonial sendoff March 24. READ MORE

It’s time to raise NH’s minimum wage

Monday, February 11, 2019 Kathy Staub 1
The lobbyists will tell you that raising the minimum wage will crash the economy and people will lose their jobs, but history tells a different story. When they did it in Maine a couple of years ago, the lowest paid workers saw the greatest increase in income since 2001 and their unemployment rate fell to the lowest rate in 40 years. READ MORE