Cook on Concord

An open letter on the Bethlehem landfill

To the editor: I would like to apologize for Mr. Goldstein’s behavior — he does not represent the citizens of Bethlehem. (See “Gov., legislators must fix our waste system,” by Seth Goldstein, March 14-27 New Hampshire Business Review.) As a…

Urge Congress to widen broadband

To the editor: Access to high-speed Internet — some of us take it for granted. Others would do almost anything to have it. The economic growth and livelihood of nearly every city, town and rural area throughout the nation depends…

Gov., legislators must fix our waste system

To the editor: In its Jan. 4 issue, New Hampshire Business Review published my open letter, “Dear Governor: Bethlehem needs your help” criticizing Attorney General Ayotte’s negotiated settlement with Casella Waste Systems, regarding what she called “alleged” illegal dumping of…

Discourteous alderman should be reprimanded

To the editor: I am a native of Manchester and a property manager in the Millyard for the last 16 years. I have been very involved in the upgrading of the Millyard and Downtown Manchester, both through my job and…

Nuclear fills our electricity needs

To the editor: The anti-nuke crowd has been successful in closing Maine Yankee and are now after Vermont Yankee. Is Seabrook next? We need an interim source of electricity until we have the time necessary to figure out a new…

LEED benefits are more than financial

To the editor: We were interested to read the article, “Building green gives a business long-term benefits,” in the Feb. 1-14 edition of New Hampshire Business Review. Our real estate development company is currently building the first LEED-certified retail building…

H-1B visas are indentured servitude

To the editor: I am amazed that a New Hampshire attorney would openly promote the importation of non-American indentured six-year servants to be trained by loyal American workers who are then to be discarded (“H-1B visa program is broken, and…

Don’t forget DividedWeFail

To the editor: During the New Hampshire primary, you may have seen DividedWeFail’s purple mascot “Champ” on signs, on television, online and in print ads. Champ, our special elephant/donkey cross, has become a symbol of bipartisanship across the country. We…

Property tax killing middle class

To the editor: The long-standing precedent of paying for public education on the back of property taxation is absolutely the most senseless, mindless and harmful tax practice I can think of - a practice totally without merit that subsidizes those (the rich) that are…

Rep. wrong on home births

To the editor: I would like to counter the quote by Rep. Mathew Houde of Plainfield, made in an article on NHBR.com, in his argument about mandated insurance reimbursement for midwives attending home births. “We just do not know the…