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Bill Belichick has accumulated more wins as an NFL coach than anyone else alive, with the single exception of Don Shula. His teams have won more playoff games, won more conference championships and won more Super Bowls than those of any other NFL coach, living or dead. His trophy case runneth over.

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Just yesterday in the office this phrase came to mind: Fighting the good fight. Of course, I had to look up the definition and simply put it means, “Working tirelessly to try and make good choices and help others. This person wants to improve the world around them.”

Among the more striking images taken the day of the last presidential inauguration, on Jan. 20, 2017, were those showing President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greeting President-elect Donald Trump and future First Lady Melania Trump at the White House.

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Well here it is the year 2021! Finally, we can put 2020 behind us and look to the hopes, dreams, and most of all everyone’s safety in the year ahead.

With each new year comes a crop of familiar resolutions: Exercise more and eat less. Spend less time in front of the TV and more time with your friends. Travel more, and really see the world.

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Here it is Dec. 26,  the day after an unprecedented Christmas 2020, and there’s that word again.

Fairness dictates that New Hampshire workers who’ve been cut off by COVID-19 from their offices in Massachusetts should not have to pay income tax on work they do at home. If fortune has blessed them so that they may keep their jobs while teleworking from their kitchens or living rooms, the …

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It is so hard to believe that in just a few days it will be Christmas Eve. We are still in the middle of Hanukkah, too. We are blessed to be in the midst of joyful celebrations. Many religions and people coming together to celebrate the good in each other.

Given all we’ve been dealing with for the last 10 months, it’s easy to pass on doing the little things, like making sure your car is completely clear of snow and ice before you hit the highway.

It seems like you can’t go anywhere without driving by an Amazon Prime van pulled to the curb for a delivery at almost any hour of the day or night. And if it’s not an Amazon van, it’s a U.S. Postal Service truck dropping off boxes with the Amazon “smile” logo on the side.

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It seems almost every week we have been reminding each other to check on others around our towns. We have been trying to think of ways we can help yet still keep ourselves and our families safe too.

Given the rancor over politics and race in recent years and a growing anti-immigrant sentiment in some quarters, the data from the FBI’s hate crime report for 2019 should come as no surprise.

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Last week our town moderator Jonathan Kipp had our debrief meeting after the biggest, most unprecedented election in our history. Before Jonathan could even start our meeting, I said something to everyone like, "I know this sounds crazy, but I miss us all being together!"

We celebrated a few weeks ago when the U.S. Census Bureau announced it had nearly completed its decennial count of America’s population despite so much wrangling and litigation over deadlines. The bureau said it eventually contacted all but a tenth of a percent of the country’s households, r…

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It is hard to believe that our general election is now behind us. All the timing, planning and worry are complete. It is time for all of us to look ahead, work together, achieve great things and unite as one.

If you work in a city or town clerk’s office or showed up as a poll worker at the primary in September or the general election on Tuesday, this process was like none you’ve ever seen. 

I bet only a handful of us will remember where this catchy little song came from many years ago. The show was called “Community Auditions” and it was a family favorite in and around New England.

This year’s presidential election is more consequential than any in three generations. The country is deep in crisis. A pandemic, a battered economy, racial unrest and a surge in extremist violence are crushing. The person we put in the White House for the next four years will face unique, d…

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We don't know what someone else's job entails, until we walk in their shoes.

If there is an upside to the pandemic it’s been a decrease in people driving, which has meant less fossil fuel burned, resulting in cleaner air. 

Some disappointing news, for those of us who like to finish first, is that New Hampshire slides in at 24th among the states in terms of how many people took the initiative to stand up and be counted for the U.S. census. A self-response rate of nearly 67% puts us in the narrow space, statisti…

Health care is one of the most important issues facing families in New Hampshire and nationwide. That’s why it’s concerning to hear politicians in Washington, D.C., continue to push proposals that would increase costs while jeopardizing health care access and quality.

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I have been wanting to talk about angels together for a few weeks now and then it seems another beautiful story is presented, almost as though it is a sign from above or maybe a loved one.

In this country, it’s rare that a book gets banned by the vote of a school board or library trustees. Censorship can be more subtle: a nagging parent raising the specter of homosexual indoctrination pressures a librarian to put the copy of the children’s book “And Tango Makes Three” into a d…

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Here it is our Sunday morning together and we are back home. In most cases, no matter where you travel, near or far, there is no place like home.

Hanging a screen in your kitchen where the world can peer inside used to be something that only happened on “The Jetsons” or an otherwise forgettable “Back to the Future” sequel. Now, science fiction is fact, and if you’re not careful casually pouring a cup of coffee while wearing your ratty…

John keeps repeating, "I'm sorry Honey. It only happens to you. Hey, we should call these 'Sherry-isms." He's laughing and I still can't believe it.

Through snow, rain, heat, and night – and now an unprecedented pandemic – postal workers in the Granite State and across the United States do everything that they can to deliver mail safely and on time.

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