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The primary trouble with primary elections

Another September primary election has faded into history, accompanied by another thoroughly predictable prediction by Secretary of State Bill Gardner of a low voter turnout. Mr. Gardner is a thoughtful, articulate man, but we think legendary Hollywood film producer Sam…

Life of the parties

Perhaps it was inevitable that Manchester Mayor Bob “Breakaway” Baines would fly the Queen City coop in the last week of July to attend the Democratic convention in Boston. After all, Baines is both an elected official and a Democrat,…

Office Depot eyeing Nashua

Office Depot, the world’s No. 2 office supply store, is renovating the inside of the former Kids R Us location in Nashua to make way for a new store. Nashua Planning Director Roger Houston said Office Depot has applied for…

They said it…

“It does show that people take elections seriously, and they want to win. In a warped way, that’s a positive thing, I suppose.” - University of New Hampshire pollster Andy Smith finds the glass half full when it comes to…