John Harrigan Inducted into the New England Newspaper Hall of Fame

Harrigan reflects on the long arc of his career including its beginnings at the Nashua Telegraph and the New Hampshire Sunday News, the tragedy of the mass shooting in 1997 that took the lives of four close friends, including the editor of one of his newspapers.

Voter fraud and phantom cats: When did we ever lose faith?

JOHN HARRIGAN: I’ve been out of the loop for a while, self imposed. When I came back from camp the other week I heard about this special Trump election commission, whose mission is to try to restore faith in the U.S. election system, which I did not know was missing.

24 Below: A good use for ‘number’ and weather-numbing TV

John Harrigan’s View from Above the Notches: It came in a column I did for InDepthNH.org, “Iowa, Schmiowa,” in which I wrote that I was “number than a two-by-four about presidential politics.” The problem with that phrase is that “number,” as in “He’s number than a fencepost,” looks and reads just like “I tried to get her telephone number and she smacked me number than a dead cod.