The unthinkable tragedy that befell a Bow family last Friday morning has hit that community, and the greater community that is New Hampshire, hard.

Thomas Ouellette is Bow High School’s resource officer but now it is his fellow citizens who must provide what resources they can to comfort a family described as “one of the bedrock families of the community.”

Financial resources can help, no doubt. A GoFundMe page has been established. But the support that the family perhaps needs the most right now, and will for years to come, is the knowledge that so many people are thinking of and praying for them and for the two sons suddenly taken from them. That, most assuredly, is so.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Some public positions once carried the title of PIO, for Press Information Officer. We get it that times change and job duties change with them. But we were still startled to read that the title for the job at the state Department of Corrections is now the director of “communications, market…

Friday, September 17, 2021

It’s too bad that Mr. “Nobody” from Keene has made that his legal name. If Joyce Craig of Manchester had it, the Tuesday mayoral contest could offer voters the choice of Rich Girard, Victoria Sullivan, or Nobody.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

No one spoke more eloquently or passionately on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks than did former President George W. Bush at the Shanksville, Pa., memorial service. These are excerpts from his remarks. -Editors

Sunday, September 12, 2021

We hold no brief for Manchester resident Joshua Fields, a convicted felon who is considered by a judge to be a danger to the public. But that judge, Landya McCafferty of the U.S. District Court, still saw fit to grant the man early release from prison.

Heroes are people who put their lives in peril in order to save others. We pause this weekend to remember the heroes of Sept. 11, 2001, along with all who perished.

Friday, September 10, 2021