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Cook On Concord

Writing a column is interesting business. Often, people comment that they have read it, bringing to mind that early advice I was given when this started: “Be careful what you say, someone might be reading it!” After writing my last…

Utilities Watch

Although there were few utility bills that attracted much attention during the recently completed state legislative session, the General Court did address a number of issues relating to utilities. The bill with perhaps the most far-reaching ramifications for telephone utilities…

Off The Clock

Baseball in the Granite State has become more than just batters, pitchers and balls. An evening at the ballpark now provides contests, giveaways, bands, even gourmet food. At a recent Nashua Pride game, fans could take in some terrific baseball…

The Last Word

I live in the Panama Canal Zone. No, there hasn’t been any attempt to connect the Souhegan River to Hampton Beach with a man-made waterway. I, like probably two-thirds of you, can empathize with the malaria-ridden laborers of the early…

Tell the president about shipyard

To the editor: The Base Realignment and Closure Commission has heard loud and clear how the state of New Hampshire feels about the Secretary of Defense’s recommendation that the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard should be closed. Now it’s time to tell…

Portside

It may still be 2005, but it’s already 2008 in New Hampshire. Since the first recorded sighting of a presidential wannabe (John McCain) in December 2004 the swarming is on. Let me be of some help. While I can’t speak…