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To the Editor: We are a small New Hampshire "Basket of Deplorables" as Hillary Clinton so kindly described us recently. And though she may find us deplorable we beg to differ as we are proud Americans, mothers, fathers, and grandmothers of 16 children and 18 …

Saturday, September 24, 2016
To the Editor: "I love war ... including with nukes," Donald Trump said. He asked an adviser, "If we have them, why can't we use them?" He says he would …
Saturday, September 24, 2016
To the Editor: Ohio may be the most challenged state in dealing with substance abuse, but from Ohio to New Hampshire to Bedford is unfortunately not a long walk to …
Saturday, September 24, 2016
To the Editor: I am not writing in support of any candidate. I am acknowledging the accomplishments that the Democrats have made since President Obama took office. With the expansion …
Saturday, September 24, 2016
  To the Editor: After months of preparation, the Bedford Garden Club's Mum Sale took place at the Bedford Farmers Market on Sept. 6. It is one of two fundraisers …
Saturday, September 24, 2016
To the Editor: In 2014, Bedford's Zoning Board of Adjustment denied an application for a variance from the Zoning Ordinance to permit a gas station on property located in the …
Saturday, September 24, 2016
To the Editor: I am thankful for the good work Representatives Danielson and Wolf have done for our community and state. They worked to pass state budgets that protected taxpayers …
Saturday, September 10, 2016
To the Editor: Taking on the role of Chair of Peterborough's Select Board has given me the opportunity to get to know a whole host of dedicated people who give …
Saturday, September 10, 2016
To The Editor: What are we seeking when we evaluate a candidate to represent us? In addition to integrity, we want someone who will ensure that our tax dollars are …
Saturday, September 10, 2016
To the Editor: Linda Gould is running for her second term as state representative, and I'm happy to support her once again. The first time she ran, I knew she …
Saturday, September 3, 2016
To the Editor: I admit that I can be described as a lifelong liberal in the mold of a Roosevelt Democrat. However, I also admit that there have been several …
Saturday, September 3, 2016
To the Editor: I am running for re-election for the New Hampshire State House. There are nine Republican candidates for six seats to represent Bedford. The primary, Tuesday, Sept. 13, …
Saturday, September 3, 2016
To the Editor: Two years ago I wrote to endorse Linda Gould for state representative from Bedford. Linda worked so hard to win her first term in the House that …
Saturday, September 3, 2016
To the Editor: Almost all candidates are a composite of many strengths and only a few shortfalls. Almost all. Rep. Fromuth seems to bring no advantages to Bedford and appears …
Saturday, September 3, 2016
To the Editor: Please vote for Linda Gould for State Representative. Linda served with dedication during her first term attending all sessions and committee meetings - she voted to help …
Saturday, September 3, 2016
To the Editor: I have to disagree with my friend Jim Scanlon, regarding his endorsement of Kelly Ayotte for U.S. Senate. Despite his own partisan leanings, Mr. Scanlon sensibly concludes …
Saturday, September 3, 2016
To the Editor: Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean has said Donald Trump should receive the same press scrutiny given to Hillary Clinton. Especially now, with this Sunday's revelation of Trump's …
Sunday, August 28, 2016
To the Editor: Have you seen your health insurance rates go up? Expect another big increase this year. There has been nothing "affordable" about Obamacare. Even worse is the expanded …
Sunday, August 28, 2016
To the Editor: For the past 40 years, every Presidential nominee, both Democrat and Republican, has released their tax returns. That is, until this year. Despite promising multiple times to …
Sunday, August 28, 2016
To the Editor: High praise for our Manchester VA Medical Center. Despite all the negative reports of the VA nationwide, here in Manchester we have a jewel in the system. …
Sunday, August 28, 2016
To the Editor: Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act was supposed to provide affordable health insurance for every American. Now everyone is realizing that its failure is near. Aetna is …
Sunday, August 28, 2016
To the Editor: Bedford has 16,000 registered voters: 7,800 Republicans, 4,700 Independents, 3,500 Democrats, etc. What is below affects every one of you. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, like many senatorial candidates …
Sunday, August 21, 2016
To the Editor: The average voter or taxpayer might not take the time to pour through government reports to understand where their money is being spent. However, that doesn't mean …
Sunday, August 21, 2016
To the Editor: I understand that the Bedford Town Council is considering a project to build a pedestrian and bicycle overpass at the intersection of Nashua Road and Route 101. …
Sunday, August 21, 2016
To the editor, It was so wonderful to hear the rhetoric of hope, inclusivity, and strength in diversity at the Democratic National Convention. The Democratic Party is unified and ready …
Saturday, August 13, 2016
To the Editor: New Hampshire's system of education is good. Lee Nyquist favors maintaining our public education system. More important, however, he believes the state must fully fund our public …
Saturday, August 6, 2016
To the Editor: On any day, any and every town of Bedford department can be distinguished as meritorious. Today I speak of the BPD. Our police chief, John J. Bryfonski, …
Saturday, August 6, 2016
To the Editor: The vast majority of gun control proposals seek to circumvent the Constitution's due process protections. Proposals previously enacted obviously have not been a preventative. Unwilling to admit …
Saturday, August 6, 2016
To the Editor: A lack of governing and political experience are among the more profound reasons Donald Trump should not become president. His election would be the equivalent of having …
Saturday, July 30, 2016
To the Editor: Thanks to Sen. Kelly Ayotte, New Hampshire and our country are now one step closer to seeing the opioid crisis eventually become history. Kelly fought hard for …
Saturday, July 30, 2016
To the Editor: Donald Trump is not for New Hampshire or our nation and it starts with his ignorance of almost everything needed to be a president. It is also …
Saturday, July 16, 2016
To the Editor: As a native of New Hampshire, I have always felt that our national representatives need to represent the independence of thought and spirit that characterizes our New …
Saturday, July 16, 2016
To the Editor: On Wednesday, June 29, The Executive Council of New Hampshire thankfully passed state funding for Planned Parenthood. This decision shows how crucial it is to review the …
Saturday, July 9, 2016
To the Editor: "I'm shocked!" The cry of remorse echoes throughout the land. But why? Our entertainment-saturated society has nourished a culture of violence with its explosive destruction of property …
Saturday, July 9, 2016
To the Editor: We are recent newcomers to Bedford and lovers of fine art. One of the best things about our new hometown has been all the interest in and …
Saturday, July 2, 2016
To the Editor: Morally, every individual has the God-given right to defend themselves from those who would take their life, liberty or property. If a person interferes with another who …
Saturday, July 2, 2016
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