To the Editor: At the Deliberative Session on February 1st, citizens - many of them wearing red in support of

the bond (Article #3 on the March ballot) - spoke eloquently in favor of the long-overdue

construction of a library/community facility that will serve our fast-growing and diverse population

for decades to come in the manner expected by 21st century library patrons, be they young, old, or disabled.

The video record can be found on the front page of the town's website

More than $500,000 in donations, pledges, in-kind gifts and grants have been given to the project, an historic event for Barrington. And this is not to mention the thousands of hours spent by hundreds of citizen volunteers in service to it.

There were no dissenting voices in the auditorium at the Deliberative Session, but dissent there is, primarily on social media platforms.  I am writing to encourage everyone who values facts and wants up-to-date and accurate information upon which to base their judgments to bypass these often misleading forums and go directly to and from there, to proceed to the polls on March 10th and vote YES.

Marie Harris


Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Monday, February 17, 2020
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To the Editor: Net-metering allows retail electric customers to generate power from renewable sources and to send surplus energy into the grid. Producers are paid for that energy at a rate set by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) This is about half the retail rate, 8¢/kwh.

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To the Editor: If you believe, as I do, that EVERYONE has a right to live, then Donald J. Trump Sr. is your man. If you believe in a woman’s right to choose, however, then you might want to consider voting for one of the candidates who favor a woman’s right to decide whether or not to have a…

Sunday, February 16, 2020
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To the Editor: Recently I came across an article in the Union Leader written by Jason Schreiber regarding a New Hampshire couple who had allegedly abandoned their two dogs (a black Lab and Great Dane). They were left for an unknown amount of time with no food or water, which resulted in the …

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To the Editor: An English novelist, Henry Fielding, wrote in the mid 1700s, “What is vice today may be virtue, tomorrow.” In my time (late 1930s), I have witnessed Mr. Fielding’s comment as prophetic. Usury was illegal, but now legal reflected in credit card interest rates.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
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To the Editor: We support Pete Buttigieg for President and could not be more proud of his finish in the first-in-the-nation primary. As the Presidential race moves on to other states, we are focused on N.H. and the upcoming election for governor, in which we are thrilled to support Andru Volinsky.

Friday, February 14, 2020
Thursday, February 13, 2020

To the Editor: According to federal statistics, New Hampshire collected $352.1 million in state fuel taxes and registration fees in 2017. $21.9 million of that was spent on mass transit and $35.3 million went to “general purposes.” A stunning $81 million was spent just to administer the tax …