Op-Ed: Speaker Packard’s Sherlock Holmes Dog in the Night Problem

As I was reviewing what we know of the timeline of the Merner Affair and the Speaker’s improbable version of events, an admonition from Sherlock Holmes came to mind – the absence of an event can be as important as the occurrence of one. Investigating the theft of a racehorse in a story titled “Silver Blaze,” the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes notes “the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.”

NHSaves May Yet Go Down the Drain

But if you think this means the PUC has seen the light about energy efficiency, and has abandoned its hostility, as evidenced by its order two years ago that sought to eviscerate NHSaves, you are mistaken.