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LRGHealthcare recently marked the fifth anniversary of the Recovery Clinic at LRGHealthcare. Five years ago the Lakes Region and Twin Rivers catchment areas led the state in percentage of opioid overdose deaths. The LRGHealthcare Board of Trustees and CEO Kevin Donovan supported the opening …

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PITTSBURGH — Here in the capital of indecision — where even before the polling stations closed Tuesday it seemed possible, even likely, that agitation would mix with litigation — the way forward for America is, as it is everywhere else, muddled. Only here it is more so.

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We find ourselves in a perfect storm with multiple flashpoints: a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic and a centuries-old struggle for justice. One is a public health emergency that has lasted for months and promises many future challenges: COVID-19. The other is the most insidious, long-standing pu…

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Like so many Americans, I have watched in horror at the violence and murders perpetrated by those we pay to keep us safe. I have also watched in horror at the mindless “Defund the Police” cries. Granted many police departments can use a good house cleaning but the solution is not to throw ou…

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The restaurant industry comprises 10 percent of the U.S. workforce and contributes to 10 of the 12 highest sources of state-generated tax revenue in N.H.. All totaled, restaurants account for nearly 20 percent of the state budget. Seasonal locations account for 12 percent of food service lic…

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A little over a month ago, LRGHealthcare announced it was following State of New Hampshire guidelines to cancel elective and non-urgent services and was temporarily closing the majority of outpatient services. As you may recall, this decision was driven by two public health needs and one fin…

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A group of residents in my little town of Sandwich has been brainstorming for the better part of a year on ways they can tackle humankind’s biggest challenge. They call themselves the Sandwich Climate Action Coalition.

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Back in 1927, Belgian college professor and Roman Catholic Priest Georges Lemaître opined that prior to what we now call the “Big Bang,” there was no time, no space, no night, no day, and no universe, only a single gaseous mass. Lemaitre believed that (about 13.7 billion years ago) the mass …

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The announcement last week that LRGHealthcare was temporarily suspending the majority of outpatient services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic was received with much disbelief and some anger. While the message was a surprise to many, the concept of a shutdown of health care services at LR…