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The Market Basket store on Highland Avenue in Salem, Mass. Credit: Patch file photo
sebshezu July 22, 2014 at 08:43 am
Politians are first people. And some have mentioned that they shop at MB. Why shouldn't they be ableRead More to take part in a rally that is trying to protect where they shop, as much as the common man. Maybe those of you who are not on a tight budget can afford to shop the lower prices of MB. At least these people are taking a stand for what the people are fighting for, unlike the lukewarm rhetoric from our Gov.
Kevin Kervick July 22, 2014 at 08:56 am
The line between private and public blurs further.
Ted Whelan July 22, 2014 at 10:20 am
without pushback from workers and goverment, children and adults would still be working in horribleRead More conditions
President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Ryan Pitts of Nashua on July 21, 2014.
Dianne Kashiwabara July 22, 2014 at 08:44 am
What a amazing story, so inspiring! I just hope his current employer Oracle recognizes what aRead More great guy they have and take care of him unfortunately the same can not be said for the rest of their staff, not even as much as a cost of living raise in many, many years and in the meantime Larry Ellison continues to buy islands and yachts can you say while Rome burns......
Abigail Hernandez. Courtesy
Selectman Lisa Laughton July 21, 2014 at 06:43 pm
That is my business I am doing what the DOC wants me to do I volunteer less then I work a real job.
JPF 2361 July 21, 2014 at 07:09 pm
After all Lisa it has been 6 years since you were found Guilty od a Felony !!!!
JPF 2361 July 21, 2014 at 07:12 pm
I see that Lisa Laughton has erased all of the comments that were made. HHHMMM I wonder why !!!
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, speaking July 17 on C-SPAN.
Buckaroo Banzai July 21, 2014 at 09:02 am
JIM, If "You're" going to attack other people with "claims" of superiorRead More intellect, You might want to have you mommy come down to the basement and proof read your posts before you hit send.
wm as it is. July 21, 2014 at 10:56 am
both stories i mentioned i first saw on cnn and and later followed up on fox were they showedRead More intervue's with border agents and showed bullet holes and round's recovered as far as the stupid pilot comment cnn showed the actual air traffic controllers radar screen with hundreds of planes giving this area a very wide birth except for the one plane that was shot down and interviews with pilots saying their first thought was what the hell was he doing there. you people have to turn the channel once and a while and relize like the rest of us that al sharpton and chris mathews may not be keeping you properly informed.
Buckaroo Banzai July 21, 2014 at 01:56 pm
Fox and CNN? You don't have access to real news stations? Certainly Mexico is a dangerous place,Read More that's why people risk their lives just to come to this country, but nobody was shooting at border agents.
Buses carrying illegal immigrants arrived in Murrieta on July 1, 2014. Murrieta Patch
Kevin Kervick July 19, 2014 at 07:20 am
From what I understand from reading press reports, Martha Fuller Clark in Portsmouth and LathaRead More Mangipudi in Nashua may have rent free rooms at their homes and they may even have some volunteer work available for the refugees.
wm as it is. July 19, 2014 at 08:15 am
we need a leader' and the problem with a narcasist is they are not bright enough to no their stupid.
wm as it is. July 19, 2014 at 08:22 am
this country needs a leader and the problem with a narcasist is they are not bright enough to knowRead More their stupid.
Toll plaza file photo.
Pauline July 15, 2014 at 02:38 pm
This would be a nice token gesture, except that in exchange for the removal, Merrimack takes overRead More Continental Blvd (all maintenance, $$ etc.) including the nightmare intersection near Exit 11. The state replaces the loss of revenue via the gas tax and the Town of Merrimack gets the shaft with increased costs and an intersection (already the subject of a petition), which will surely require an expensive traffic study and consultants before commuters will see any relief.
Bruce Moreau July 15, 2014 at 03:52 pm
The toll should have ended when the gas tax became effective. It's my opinion that we're stillRead More getting the bird until the 18th. Double taxation to whoever went through that toll station after July 1.
Jim July 16, 2014 at 11:50 am
@ Brett A Haynes Nice guess but no! They are still talking about exit 12 like I said one directionRead More off and one direction on and that is what they are removing. Exits 10 and 12 have both on and off North and South directions. I live in Merrimack and I know what they are doing.
Super Fun Size July 22, 2014 at 09:08 am
It seems like an easy distinction to me wm as it is, but I guess that's because I've put someRead More thought into it. One of the important parts of marriage to me is that it is between two consenting adults. (Strangely many Republican run states let you marry children, but lets not spend to much time thinking about why that is) Child Molesters(Not both adults, not both consenting) Satists?, maybe Sadists?(Pretty sure they can get married already) Peeking Tom(Not sure who they would be marrying, I guess if the peekee was in a consensual relationship- with the peeker) . And JPF could not marry his dog, because why???? Because JPF's dog cannot consent.
Super Fun Size July 22, 2014 at 09:11 am
I think child molesters could always get married, just not to children. Unless they lived in AlabamaRead More or even New Hampshire.
wm as it is. July 22, 2014 at 09:26 am
i believe ma. has the lowest marraige age in the country15 with consent its also the only state wereRead More you can marry your second cousin' but repubiican? you think nov. going to be that bad for dems.
Gov. Maggie Hassan.
Jack July 11, 2014 at 08:37 am
We have got to stop the voter fraud in NHRead More https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=9oIqHk1zkg4
Celia Brown July 11, 2014 at 08:59 am
This comes at the heels of her more recent policy announcement..."Live Free and DieRead More Financially" celebrating 4.00 a gallon gas..... Gee using basic economics 101...raising gas prices reduces consumption, eventually not requiring a 3rd lane for I93.
Celia Brown July 11, 2014 at 09:00 am
I smell another junket to a 3rd world country selling two wheel drive bikes at the cost of someone'sRead More annual salary
New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers
Jack July 9, 2014 at 12:53 pm
Phil Wilson July 10, 2014 at 07:18 am
Protest by only using "alternative" energy to heat & light home and fuel their cares.Read More Good luck with that!
CDC "Vital Signs" report, July 2014.
steve forte July 7, 2014 at 08:09 am
In trying to get the new painkiller passed big pharma claims 100 million Americans are in chronicRead More pain. Really? do they even believe that themselves?
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ChristopherM July 7, 2014 at 03:18 pm
Thanks to people (like Rush Limbaugh!) who shop around for multiple doctors to obtain unnecessaryRead More prescriptions for pain medications, people like my mother, who lives with chronic pain, are unable to get medication that would improve her quality of life. Doctors are too worried about prescribing pain medication for fear they'll be flagged by the state and/or DEA. Thanks to a few people who are abusers, people who truly do need help are unable to obtain it.
Liz Pierce July 4, 2014 at 07:58 am
this 4th of July weekend, go see AMERICA, the movie. it's a compelling, eye opening, true historyRead More lesson in a hour and 45 minutes about how the United States was founded.
Gas prices at Alltown, Exeter, N.H., on June 29.
Forgetit2 July 1, 2014 at 07:28 am
Well no class does cross party lines. I like hitting peoples 3 rd rail as gets you closer to theRead More truth. So Celia, which R did you vote for who supported the bill?
Michael Todd July 1, 2014 at 08:21 am
People just don't get it. It is "Death by a Thousand Cuts". Just another small nail inRead More the middle class coffin...
Cheryl July 1, 2014 at 08:31 am
How true!
NH Statehouse
David Johnson July 10, 2014 at 11:05 am
Has anyone actually read ROE vs. WADE?
Super Fun Size July 10, 2014 at 11:17 am
The supreme court has its own buffer zone.
Super Fun Size July 10, 2014 at 11:18 am
I would be willing to give up Health Clinic buffer Zones if the "Pro-Life" crowd isRead More willing to stop murdering people who work there.
Gov. Maggie Hassan
Snag man June 23, 2014 at 12:45 pm
Mooshelle light.....
Tammy Siekmann June 24, 2014 at 04:35 pm
Representative Al Baldasaro went to Turkey and was given stipend to do so after the 2012 elections.Read More He still has not disclosed how much he was given or what his purpose was. I would sure like to know what the purpose was. At least our Governor has a purpose.
Tammy Siekmann June 24, 2014 at 04:39 pm
I would like our State Rep. to give us a summary of his trip with full disclosure of how much we asRead More tax payers paid for.
Tom Linehan June 21, 2014 at 06:22 pm
Sean M. June 21, 2014 at 08:25 pm
My families prayers to theirs.
Celia Brown June 22, 2014 at 11:01 am
Why does the Patch consistently leave out huge parts to a reported story. IF we relied on patch asRead More our whole news source, we'd be all living in tree houses.. http://boston.cbslocal.com/2014/06/20/nh-marine-killed-in-afghanistan-2/
gupta Sinjay June 20, 2014 at 10:24 am
We stop law abiding Americans at DUI checkpoints. We stop law abiding trucks at weigh stations. NowRead More the Government wants to stop law abiding Americans for riding motorcycles. The only ones not getting stopped are illegal aliens. Both Ayotte and Shaheen voted for a pathway to citizenship for 20 million illegal aliens, allow 500,000 low skilled workers and 180,000 H1-B Visa workers. Maybe we should make them all ride motorcycles?
Michael S June 20, 2014 at 10:02 pm
I DO live here, and agree with Carol's & Pizza's comments. The same knuckleheads claiming thatRead More loud pipes are for safety ride around without helmets and no protective gear... I'd like to see the noise restrictions enforced more...
Liz Pierce June 21, 2014 at 07:10 am
now, this is a high priority for Washington! NOT! think tea party movement. look it up, readRead More about it, join the movement.
Jack June 18, 2014 at 12:46 pm
There are so many problems with our public ed system and this is not the place to start. Math andRead More language skills must be taught earlier along with ethics. Until we change the structure of the system it will continue to fail our children.
Deb June 19, 2014 at 03:00 am
@JimC - where are the facts cited that private school provides a better education than publicRead More school? My husband and I are both products of public school systems in Mass and NH. We have both been successful and our 2 children are currently in the Windham high school public school system. They both excel in math (both are above grade level) as well as language skills. They are both capable of making change as well as figuring out what a 20% off sale means while shopping. Even though they have been fortunate to have good math/language teachers, don't you think education begins at home? We have always taken an active role in their education and we have never thought that the responsibility of their success in learning solely lies with their teachers. We have always been their first teachers and we always supplement their learning with real life education at home. Just my thoughts - many families or school systems don't take active roles in their students' education, which is unfortunate.
Donna Westbrook June 20, 2014 at 01:32 pm
Life skills are not taught in school, life skills are taught in life. If one is talking aboutRead More economics, basic math, budgeting, and so forth, some of those things are taught as well. If you are, on the other hand talking about skills one learns through out a lifetime, no on can do that, because that comes over a matter of time, and age, and experience. We must prepare children for the future so when they head out there into the world, they are prepared. A small budgeting tutorial is enough to teach basic budgeting, and can be taught at home, even on the computer. Teaching about saving, and investing, as well, although I think it would not be a bad idea to teach that in the early grades.
Cheryl June 13, 2014 at 06:31 pm
There are only 6 states that allow winners to remain anonymous. Good call On Magiie's part.
Old Pizza June 14, 2014 at 09:20 am
You play the lottery, you understand (or should) that your name will be publicized if you are a bigRead More winner. Don't like it? Don't play! Life is full of voluntary risks. It's not the government's job to protect everyone from every conceivable risk they voluntarily expose themselves to. If that were the case, we'd be banning an untold number of food items and everyday products.
Warren June 16, 2014 at 07:16 am
This is why I don't buy anything from any of the lottery's the dam crocks come out of the wood worksRead More trying to find a way to take all your $$$$$$ and I want this crap Y?
JimC June 10, 2014 at 06:33 pm
And many hundreds of thousands more have never even applied because of the limits on what the systemRead More can handle, and thus accept as patients.
Liz Pierce June 11, 2014 at 07:33 am
check this out and be outraged by everyone inRead More congress....http://www.openthebooks.com/search/?PensionCode=840&F_fiscalyear=2013&F_Station=Phoenix&F_Name=&perpage=100
GreenNH June 9, 2014 at 07:45 pm
Good to hear. Seeing that abortion amounts to less than 5% of services at Planned Parenthood, theRead More women going there for things like cancer screenings and pregnancy PREVENTION don't need to be needlessly harassed for being responsible human beings.
Mamie Huggins June 10, 2014 at 07:50 am
Yeah, we definitely need to protect the baby-killers from reality, give them a buffer zone, thatRead More should do it. Since the number is so low, why not replace the murder with adoptions and classes on how to be a "responsible human being." We have an established medical system in this country for "cancer screenings" and "pregnancy PREVENTION," why do we even need Planned Parenthood? Oh that's right...to give free abortions to teenagers.
Bandofotters June 10, 2014 at 08:59 am
The bill is sexist, discriminatory and is in violation of the equal protection clause. It shouldRead More apply to all. That includes Walmarts, McDonald's, recruiting offices, etc. Wait! Unions and anti-war groups own this administration. Pure politics.
New Hampshire Attorney General's Office. Credit: Patch
Stephen D. Clark June 25, 2014 at 10:43 pm
There are "207 cases of other types of [election] fraud for every case of voterRead More impersonation." _______________________________________________________ http://votingrights.news21.com/article/election-fraud/
Jane Aitken June 26, 2014 at 12:34 am
Sorry Clark You can't wheedle your way out of this one. Everyone knows what was there.
Stephen D. Clark June 26, 2014 at 05:39 am
The video is unserious, amateurish and evidence of nothing more than clowning around.
The EPA announced its Clean Power Plan June 2. (EPA photo)
wm as it is. July 9, 2014 at 10:35 am
it's a matter of credibillity.
Brian July 9, 2014 at 11:24 am
You can't solve a problem by ignoring it.
wm as it is. July 9, 2014 at 08:38 pm
but according to recent polls most people dont see a problem.
Mehy June 3, 2014 at 09:30 am
"we have taken an important step toward improving the health and financial well-being of ourRead More people." What a joke. Do people not pay attention to what someone says. How about taking a real important step and let people buy insurance where ever they want. You can buy Life Insurance from any state, why not buy healthcare from any state? But then again that would only make sense and benefit the "little guy" and not the big one.
Stephen Campbell June 3, 2014 at 12:20 pm
It is better that five insurance companies will be offering, but at one time not that long agoRead More during Gov. Shaheen's term in office there were over 20 insurance companies doing business in NH. Government intervention made most of those firms decide not to offer health insurance in NH. I am one of the thousands of people in NH that were reasonably happy with the health insurance we had before the ACA that have lost their insurance and now forced to go with what the Federal Government has decided is best for us. Maybe they should decide what I wear and what I eat for breakfast. This desire by some people to have government make all their decisions has got to stop. We fought a war to beak away from a king in London, How different is that from politicians and bureaucrats in Washington DC today taxing us and trying to tell us how to live?
Mamie Huggins June 4, 2014 at 07:49 am
So we will have 5 carriers instead of 1 forcing us to purchase medical insurance that we neitherRead More want nor need. Where is the competition in that? I used to have a major medical policy with a high deductible and I paid doctor visits, etc. out of pocket. It worked for me, however the Democrats put an end to that choice, with the complicity of an ignorant and apathetic electorate, thank you very much. Now I have no insurance and intend to stay that way.
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