Cook on Concord

In search of a nursing care solution

To the editor: I am writing to express my outrage and total frustration at the lack of nursing home beds in New Hampshire. I was just informed this past week that there has been a moratorium for at least the…

In praise of ‘steely independence’

To the editor: I know the New England Council and its work. It is a fine organization, in my opinion. However, Chief Executive Jim Brett’s op-ed (“New England: many voices, one region,” Oct. 26-Nov. 8 New Hampshire Business Review) on…

Universal health is possible

To the editor: Ever since I entered the insurance field in 1975 I have been a proponent of universal health insurance. Not a government-run program, but a private industry program, government-monitored. In the past I have contacted all of my…

An open letter on the Bethlehem landfill

Editor’s note: The following are excerpts of a letter sent to Gov. John Lynch, Environmental Services Commissioner Thomas Burack and New Hampshire legislators. I am writing to ask for your assistance in stopping Casella Waste Systems from bypassing local zoning…

No term limits in Nashua

To the editor: Please inform Brad Cook that Nashua doesn’t have “term limits” ... other than at the ballot box (“Mayoral and U.S. Senate races take shape,” Sept. 28-Oct. 11 New Hampshire Business Review). I chose not to run for…

Constitutional knowledge not required

To the editor: The Flotsam & Jetsam section of your September 14-27 issue, after stating that “Hillary Clinton has a law degree, so it’s pretty certain she knows the Constitution,” takes her campaign to task for excluding a sign-carrying heckler…