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Voting is a Citizen’s Duty – DO YOUR DUTY!!!

Nashua calls itself the “Gate City.” One thing about gates: they allow admission and they also enforce exclusion. Looking at the current political environment in Nashua, the key seems to be the enforcement of exclusion – but in this case, exclusion of residents – and especially parents – from the political process.

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Nashua Public Servants… are our Masters?

Elections in Nashua are held every year. In “even” years, candidates for federal office are on the ballot. In “odd” years, candidates for local and state offices are on the ballot. But because local elections don’t generate the excitement and (sometimes) national coverage of elections for federal offices, Nashua residents rarely show up at the …

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Nashua Isn’t Nashua Anymore

I moved into Nashua in 1982 the week after I was honorably discharged from the US Navy. It was still a relatively small “city” just north of the Massachusetts border. Main Street had a movie theater, there were practice soccer fields on Amherst Street, and the only mall was just off Exit 6.

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Nashua: Local Elections ARE Partisan!

I have become increasingly concerned about the negative impact of partisan politics on our local government. While this city is chartered as a non-partisan city, public discussion and communication with some in City Hall has become all too partisan.

Stop Giving Schools Your: Gender Identity, Pronouns, Sexual Preference, Race, Identities, and any other Personal Information

No matter where you are politically on the issues of race, gender, sexual identity mental health, etc., there is an enormous amount of data collected on school children right now. Not only are they collecting this sensitive data, but they are also sharing some of this information without the knowledge or consent of parents and …

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The Mayor’s Charter Change is a Power Grab

The mayor is deceiving all Nashua residents on the Charter Change he wants to make for the Police Commissioners. Keeps telling residents that Nashua should have local control however Nashua already has local control.