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Medical marijuana activists deliver grievances to Gov. Maggie Hassan on July 23, 2014. Credit: Tony Schinella
Stephen Chen July 24, 2014 at 08:18 am
Get to destination "B" is always easy without planning with everything we do in life. TheRead More law alone does not get us there. It is implementation, execution and follow up ensure procedure put in place works properly to our expectation, that, will get us to destination "B". have a Bud Light for now!!:)
Mike Parent July 24, 2014 at 08:26 am
Yet we still hawk alcohol on our highways as if it's a good thing. The prohibitionist interests areRead More hell bent on keeping MJ unavailable.
Chris Silk July 24, 2014 at 08:30 am
We need to do what the majority of the state wants, make marijuana legal for personal use, forRead More people over the age of 21. The facts are out and only people without the internet don’t know marijuana is good for the human body (That is why our brains have cannabinoid receptors). For an adult consuming the plant they would need to consume over 1000lbs of cannabis to die from it. The only way you will get hurt from using marijuana is if the NH State Police kill or kidnap you because you like to smoke or eat a plant. At the very least we need to allow the sick to grow their own marijuana to make their lives comfortable. Stop living in the very much so ignorant past. Legalize Cannabis.
Police are asking for help in solving the disappearance case. Credit: NH AG Office
Old Pizza July 23, 2014 at 01:15 pm
"Clues"??? What clues?
steve forte July 23, 2014 at 05:13 pm
Clues"??? What clues? Its a game now.
Jason Dubrow July 24, 2014 at 09:22 am
Taxpayers deserve some answers. How many millions were spent looking for her? Of she just wentRead More into hiding for "family problems" the family should reimburse taxpayers.
One of the products recalled. Photo credit: FDA.
Scott C July 22, 2014 at 02:03 pm
WTF are plutos? "The US Food and Drug Adminsitration said Wawona Packing Company in Cutler,Read More CA, is voluntarily recalling whole peaches, nectarines, plums and <b>plutos</b> that were sold between June 1 and July 12.
Heizenburg July 22, 2014 at 06:17 pm
At least it is organic.
Cheryl R. July 23, 2014 at 02:14 pm
Pretty sure that fruit is eaten or rotten by now.
The Market Basket store on Highland Avenue in Salem, Mass. Credit: Patch file photo
David H. Mirsky July 22, 2014 at 05:06 pm
Governor Hassan was right to support quality management and better working conditions at MarketRead More Basket. Let's hope the top brass listens.
Rick July 22, 2014 at 10:14 pm
Mr. Trouble does not know what he is talking about. NH is not a "right to work" state,Read More despite the efforts of Speaker O'Brien to turn NH into New Mississippi. Trouble must a troll for the AFP Koch Brothers.
David H. Mirsky July 23, 2014 at 06:54 am
If Market Basket doesn't get its act together soon, it will disappear.
President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Ryan Pitts of Nashua on July 21, 2014.
Dianne Kashiwabara July 22, 2014 at 08:44 am
What a amazing story, so inspiring! I just hope his current employer Oracle recognizes what aRead More great guy they have and take care of him unfortunately the same can not be said for the rest of their staff, not even as much as a cost of living raise in many, many years and in the meantime Larry Ellison continues to buy islands and yachts can you say while Rome burns......
Abigail Hernandez. Courtesy
JPF 2361 July 21, 2014 at 07:09 pm
After all Lisa it has been 6 years since you were found Guilty od a Felony !!!!
JPF 2361 July 21, 2014 at 07:12 pm
I see that Lisa Laughton has erased all of the comments that were made. HHHMMM I wonder why !!!
Tammy-2014 July 23, 2014 at 02:27 pm
BTW, aren't women pregnant for 9 months????? LOL!
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, speaking July 17 on C-SPAN.
wm as it is. July 24, 2014 at 10:33 am
and i repeat this whole plane crash is just another distraction the plane was shot down thinking itRead More was transporting supplies for whatever side it seem both sides have the capabillity,it was targeted because all other airlines avoided the area but this airline or pilot thought he was safe at 30000 feet,a fatal mistake and there the fault lies. putin is wrong but the ukraine is more corrupt than russia.it smells like veitnam to me and we should stay out of it let the e.u. handle it then maybe they will relize what we have done for them.
Buckaroo Banzai July 24, 2014 at 12:37 pm
My point has been very clear, Border agents were not shot at. They were in the vicinity of shootingRead More that caused some ricocheted rounds to end up near them. Ric·o·chet ˈrikəˌSHā,-ˌSHet verb past tense: ricocheted; past participle: ricocheted (of a bullet, shell, or other projectile) rebound one or more times off a surface. Why were Mexican Drug Lords shooting 50mm rounds? Because Mexico is a very lawless state, one that many people try to flee to safer countries. I will tell you that Mexican Drug Lords DO NOT want to get in a armed conflict with America.
Buckaroo Banzai July 24, 2014 at 12:41 pm
You are not concerned that Russia is arming and training rebels with equipment that can shoot downRead More planes at 30,000 feet? Just a distraction? 298 killed is a distraction?
Buses carrying illegal immigrants arrived in Murrieta on July 1, 2014. Murrieta Patch
Kevin Kervick July 19, 2014 at 07:20 am
From what I understand from reading press reports, Martha Fuller Clark in Portsmouth and LathaRead More Mangipudi in Nashua may have rent free rooms at their homes and they may even have some volunteer work available for the refugees.
wm as it is. July 19, 2014 at 08:15 am
we need a leader' and the problem with a narcasist is they are not bright enough to no their stupid.
wm as it is. July 19, 2014 at 08:22 am
this country needs a leader and the problem with a narcasist is they are not bright enough to knowRead More their stupid.
Buckaroo Banzai July 23, 2014 at 01:58 pm
“If someone is gay, who searches for the Lord and has goodwill, who am I to judge?” PopeRead More Francis
wm as it is. July 23, 2014 at 03:45 pm
i think you got that mixed up with cardinal law.
Buckaroo Banzai July 23, 2014 at 04:22 pm
“If someone is gay, who searches for the Lord and has goodwill, who am I to judge?” PopeRead More Francis http://www.usnews.com/news/newsgram/articles/2014/03/14/pope-francis-the-peoples-pope-completes-his-first-year-of-papacy
Gov. Maggie Hassan.
Jack July 11, 2014 at 08:37 am
We have got to stop the voter fraud in NHRead More https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=9oIqHk1zkg4
Celia Brown July 11, 2014 at 08:59 am
This comes at the heels of her more recent policy announcement..."Live Free and DieRead More Financially" celebrating 4.00 a gallon gas..... Gee using basic economics 101...raising gas prices reduces consumption, eventually not requiring a 3rd lane for I93.
Celia Brown July 11, 2014 at 09:00 am
I smell another junket to a 3rd world country selling two wheel drive bikes at the cost of someone'sRead More annual salary
New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers
Jack July 9, 2014 at 12:53 pm
Morons!
Phil Wilson July 10, 2014 at 07:18 am
Protest by only using "alternative" energy to heat & light home and fuel their cares.Read More Good luck with that!
CDC "Vital Signs" report, July 2014.
steve forte July 7, 2014 at 08:09 am
In trying to get the new painkiller passed big pharma claims 100 million Americans are in chronicRead More pain. Really? do they even believe that themselves?
Naabt Dotorg July 7, 2014 at 09:54 am
Get help for heroin and painkiller addictions in a doctor’s office with the prescriptionRead More medication buprenorphine. Go to TreatmentMatch.org - a nonprofit organization providing a free and confidential way to find certified doctors who can help. Learn more about bupe at naabt.org
ChristopherM July 7, 2014 at 03:18 pm
Thanks to people (like Rush Limbaugh!) who shop around for multiple doctors to obtain unnecessaryRead More prescriptions for pain medications, people like my mother, who lives with chronic pain, are unable to get medication that would improve her quality of life. Doctors are too worried about prescribing pain medication for fear they'll be flagged by the state and/or DEA. Thanks to a few people who are abusers, people who truly do need help are unable to obtain it.
Liz Pierce July 4, 2014 at 07:58 am
this 4th of July weekend, go see AMERICA, the movie. it's a compelling, eye opening, true historyRead More lesson in a hour and 45 minutes about how the United States was founded.
Gas prices at Alltown, Exeter, N.H., on June 29.
Forgetit2 July 1, 2014 at 07:28 am
Well no class does cross party lines. I like hitting peoples 3 rd rail as gets you closer to theRead More truth. So Celia, which R did you vote for who supported the bill?
Michael Todd July 1, 2014 at 08:21 am
People just don't get it. It is "Death by a Thousand Cuts". Just another small nail inRead More the middle class coffin...
Cheryl July 1, 2014 at 08:31 am
How true!
NH Statehouse
David Johnson July 10, 2014 at 11:05 am
Has anyone actually read ROE vs. WADE?
Super Fun Size July 10, 2014 at 11:17 am
The supreme court has its own buffer zone.
Super Fun Size July 10, 2014 at 11:18 am
I would be willing to give up Health Clinic buffer Zones if the "Pro-Life" crowd isRead More willing to stop murdering people who work there.
Gov. Maggie Hassan
Snag man June 23, 2014 at 12:45 pm
Mooshelle light.....
Tammy Siekmann June 24, 2014 at 04:35 pm
Representative Al Baldasaro went to Turkey and was given stipend to do so after the 2012 elections.Read More He still has not disclosed how much he was given or what his purpose was. I would sure like to know what the purpose was. At least our Governor has a purpose.
Tammy Siekmann June 24, 2014 at 04:39 pm
I would like our State Rep. to give us a summary of his trip with full disclosure of how much we asRead More tax payers paid for.
Tom Linehan June 21, 2014 at 06:22 pm
Sean M. June 21, 2014 at 08:25 pm
My families prayers to theirs.
Celia Brown June 22, 2014 at 11:01 am
Why does the Patch consistently leave out huge parts to a reported story. IF we relied on patch asRead More our whole news source, we'd be all living in tree houses.. http://boston.cbslocal.com/2014/06/20/nh-marine-killed-in-afghanistan-2/
gupta Sinjay June 20, 2014 at 10:24 am
We stop law abiding Americans at DUI checkpoints. We stop law abiding trucks at weigh stations. NowRead More the Government wants to stop law abiding Americans for riding motorcycles. The only ones not getting stopped are illegal aliens. Both Ayotte and Shaheen voted for a pathway to citizenship for 20 million illegal aliens, allow 500,000 low skilled workers and 180,000 H1-B Visa workers. Maybe we should make them all ride motorcycles?
Michael S June 20, 2014 at 10:02 pm
I DO live here, and agree with Carol's & Pizza's comments. The same knuckleheads claiming thatRead More loud pipes are for safety ride around without helmets and no protective gear... I'd like to see the noise restrictions enforced more...
Liz Pierce June 21, 2014 at 07:10 am
now, this is a high priority for Washington! NOT! think tea party movement. look it up, readRead More about it, join the movement.
Jim Reams, Rockingham County Attorney. File photo.
Peter Burness June 18, 2014 at 09:38 pm
This should go to trial. If Mr. Reams is innocent, let him clear his name. If he is guilty, heRead More should be dismissed with his pension should be in doubt. Allowing him to retire and avoid further steps may be expeditious but it cheats the residents of the County from learning the truth
Keith Rayeski June 20, 2014 at 02:50 am
A pile of liberal horseshit initiated from the socialist "governess" office down through aRead More worthless pile of vile scum that is all Foster has managed to achieve in his useless life. Congratulations to Jim on his retirement. He has earned it for his years of exemplary performance at the county attorneys office! A professional in every sense of the word and a credit to his office, the county and the state! I have known Jim for more than 30 years, and he is above these insane, political and unsustainable dirty lies spread by worthless failures.
Old Pizza June 20, 2014 at 06:17 am
Keith - the prisons are full of criminals who had "years of exemplary performance". HowRead More may times have we heard "I can't believe he could ever do something like this"? Just because you've known someone for a long time doesn't mean you know what that individual is capable of.
Jack June 18, 2014 at 12:46 pm
There are so many problems with our public ed system and this is not the place to start. Math andRead More language skills must be taught earlier along with ethics. Until we change the structure of the system it will continue to fail our children.
Deb June 19, 2014 at 03:00 am
@JimC - where are the facts cited that private school provides a better education than publicRead More school? My husband and I are both products of public school systems in Mass and NH. We have both been successful and our 2 children are currently in the Windham high school public school system. They both excel in math (both are above grade level) as well as language skills. They are both capable of making change as well as figuring out what a 20% off sale means while shopping. Even though they have been fortunate to have good math/language teachers, don't you think education begins at home? We have always taken an active role in their education and we have never thought that the responsibility of their success in learning solely lies with their teachers. We have always been their first teachers and we always supplement their learning with real life education at home. Just my thoughts - many families or school systems don't take active roles in their students' education, which is unfortunate.
Donna Westbrook June 20, 2014 at 01:32 pm
Life skills are not taught in school, life skills are taught in life. If one is talking aboutRead More economics, basic math, budgeting, and so forth, some of those things are taught as well. If you are, on the other hand talking about skills one learns through out a lifetime, no on can do that, because that comes over a matter of time, and age, and experience. We must prepare children for the future so when they head out there into the world, they are prepared. A small budgeting tutorial is enough to teach basic budgeting, and can be taught at home, even on the computer. Teaching about saving, and investing, as well, although I think it would not be a bad idea to teach that in the early grades.
Cheryl June 13, 2014 at 06:31 pm
There are only 6 states that allow winners to remain anonymous. Good call On Magiie's part.
Old Pizza June 14, 2014 at 09:20 am
You play the lottery, you understand (or should) that your name will be publicized if you are a bigRead More winner. Don't like it? Don't play! Life is full of voluntary risks. It's not the government's job to protect everyone from every conceivable risk they voluntarily expose themselves to. If that were the case, we'd be banning an untold number of food items and everyday products.
Warren June 16, 2014 at 07:16 am
This is why I don't buy anything from any of the lottery's the dam crocks come out of the wood worksRead More trying to find a way to take all your $$$$$$ and I want this crap Y?
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JimC June 10, 2014 at 06:33 pm
And many hundreds of thousands more have never even applied because of the limits on what the systemRead More can handle, and thus accept as patients.
Liz Pierce June 11, 2014 at 07:33 am
check this out and be outraged by everyone inRead More congress....http://www.openthebooks.com/search/?PensionCode=840&F_fiscalyear=2013&F_Station=Phoenix&F_Name=&perpage=100
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