Municipal Elections 2018

Here’s almost everything you need to know about Tuesday’s Municipal elections! (You get to decide who you should vote for!) Election Details  March 13, 2018. Polls open from 7:00 AM-7:00 PM at 5 polling places: http://www.townofsalemnh.org/sites/salemnh/files/u496/voting_districts_2018.pdf Absentee Ballots Absentee Ballot Rules: http://www.townofsalemnh.org/sites/salemnh/files/file/file/absentee-voting-information.pdf… Continue Reading →

Medicaid Expansion

My Letter to the Editor, published in the Union Leader on December 21, 2017 http://www.unionleader.com/article/20171221/OPINION04/171229894/1004/opinion Keep Medicaid expansion in NH December 21. 2017 12:02AM To the Editor: The New Hampshire Health Protection Program, also known as Medicaid Expansion, is a… Continue Reading →

Golden Rule

  The Golden Rule is also called the Law of Reciprocity. It is taken from Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount, as reported in Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31). The Golden Rule boils down to three simple thoughts: One should treat others as one… Continue Reading →

The Economy

‪America’s economy is doing well, right?!? Just listen to the news! “Unemployment levels are at all-time low!” “‘Stocks keep shattering record after record.” “We are in great shape!” But when I listen to people around me, I hear a different… Continue Reading →

Canada Speaks

A family member (2nd cousin) living in Nova Scotia posted about yesterday’s Sutherland Texas church shootings. I was a little surprised at the responses. Out of 20 comments, seven Canadians said that they will no longer come to the United… Continue Reading →

Me, too

  I was sexually assaulted.  It was nearly half my lifetime ago, when I was a different person. I’ve come a long way since then, but it hasn’t always been easy.  I was a mousy housewife, financially living… Continue Reading →

The Sound of Silence

With all of the recent news of the devastating floods in Texas, Florida and surrounding states, the media has ignored the fires in Montana. Severe drought conditions have made it so dry there, that record numbers of fires are taking… Continue Reading →

Racism- Kids against Kids

Today we see another story about abuse … because one kid, right here in New Hampshire, didn’t like the color of another kid’s skin. How is this possible? These kids had to have learned this attitude from someone they respect…. Continue Reading →

Nikki

Meet my friend, Nikki. Tired of being an addict, Nikki tried a different route: She became sober. And not only has she become sober, she is now working at a recovery center, where she is building a safe space and… Continue Reading →

Southern NH Contaminated Water

Another nearby town — Windham — has been found to have perfluorochemicals (PFCs), including PFOA and PFOS, in drinking water wells. Following contamination issues in Merrimack and Litchfield, and isolated contamination here in Salem, as well as several other NH… Continue Reading →

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