Opinion

Shipbuilders of Sunken Vessels: Quick dispatches from the belly of the Treatment Industrial System

Monday, January 28, 2019 Keith Howard 0
Like Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Farmer and Cowman, treatment and recovery folks should be friends, although that’s not often the case, with treatment folks relying on a clinical model and recovery people favoring peer-based supports. In short, and perhaps unfairly to both, treatment partisans believe letters after one’s name are important while recovery supporters see lived experience as key. READ MORE
Opinion

A radical moderate take on recreational marijuana use

Sunday, January 27, 2019 Keith Howard 2
Getting stoned is not a big deal for non-addicts.  Getting stoned is nothing more than a form of relaxation for the vast majority of Americans. Getting stoned, for people like me, can be the first step backward into the abyss, the beginning of an end that can come soon enough. READ MORE
Editorials

Op/Ed: Education Innovation is the New Hampshire Way

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Frank Edelblut 0
There is growing disparity in student performance. Students who come from economically advantaged homes regularly outperform economically disadvantaged students. This is not a new development. It has been persistent for decades. What is alarming is that the disparity is growing. The very education system that is supposed to be the great equalizer is, in fact, becoming the great divider. READ MORE
Around Town

With city elections on the horizon, survey says: ‘Decisions are made by those who show up’

Monday, January 14, 2019 Brian Chicoine 0
Everyone has a different experience with their alderman as well as with various elected officials in our city, and the fact is that there are people who do not feel represented, and very well may not be as represented as they could be. But if we get involved and inform ourselves we can better impact our city elections and keep our city moving forward. READ MORE