The Cabinet > Editorials

Recently in this space, we quoted the Wall Street Journal story in which report­er Melissa Korn wrote, "Many elite (uni­versities) may require students to take courses about events before 1750, or on East Asian and sub-Saharan Africa poli­tics, without also demanding they study the creation …

Thursday, July 21, 2016
>Milford seems to be rallying again to help defray the costs of the annual Labor Day parade, and we aren't surprised. It's a great parade, and it costs money to …
Thursday, July 14, 2016
>At least two people - one a United States senator, the other the son of Donald Trump - have suggested that Trump's daughter might be a really good choice for …
Thursday, July 14, 2016
>You can say what you wish about the dif­ferences between policing a small town and a city, but now and then something happens that should remind us that po­licing, wherever …
Thursday, July 7, 2016
>So what, exactly, does "limit the use of water" mean? That is what Milford officials have asked homeowners and businesses to do because we are suffering from quite a lack …
Thursday, July 7, 2016
>In the Thursday, June 30, Wall Street Journal, there was a story about the teaching of American history in some of this nation's most elite universities. Surely you'll be surprised …
Thursday, July 7, 2016
>Hear the drums? Hear the horns? That's the band. What's it mean? What else: The Amherst July 4 parade, and it's almost here. This should be as interesting a parade …
Thursday, June 30, 2016
>Let us have a loud and sustained round of applause for the Wilton police officer who, on May 17, issued a summons to a driver who was talking on a …
Thursday, June 23, 2016
>So here is, apparently, what far too many Republican office holders, particu­larly those in Congress, think is a good idea: Letting people on the "No Fly" list buy semi-automatic weapons. …
Thursday, June 23, 2016
>We have no doubt that the Wadleigh Memorial Library board of trustees and their architect believe their proposal for a new library is the best possible design in which they, …
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Well, we knew this, didn't we? We knew Milford High School had some building is­sues, so we are not surprised, nor should voters be, that the New England Asso­ciation of …
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Trumpism, defined here as the politics of name calling, has come to Milford in the form of a letter to the editor of The Cabinet that was published last week. …
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Another Memorial Day weekend approaches, and perhaps this year, we really will take time to think about the men and women who have sacrificed for our nation. We speak, of …
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Oh, the irony: Someone we know found on the side of the road something that most people would call litter, but what, apparently, the person who tossed it from his …
Thursday, May 26, 2016
We can think of no better organization to which folks can donate than the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley, and now, thanks to an anonymous donor, people in …
Thursday, May 19, 2016
"Go out yonder, peace in the valley "Come downtown, have to rumble in the alley "Oh, you don't know the shape I'm in." That's from "The Shape I'm In" on …
Thursday, May 19, 2016
It is clear that the Milford selectmen have no interest in what Suzanne Fournier has to say about the environmental issues she sees at the Brox property. That's fine. They …
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Heed, you pipeline foes, the words of John D'Angelo, a member of the Amherst Pipeline Task Force, who said: "Kinder Morgan has spent tens of millions of dollars on the …
Thursday, May 5, 2016
When a little time has passed, we think - and certainly hope - that Steven Berube will be happy that the Amherst Land Trust constructed a park and playground next …
Thursday, April 28, 2016
EDITOR'S NOTE: This was submitted by John D'Angelo, chairman of the Amherst Pipeline Task Force. It is said that victory has a thousand fathers, but failure is an orphan. Now …
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Wow, there was a lot of good news in last week's Cabinet, and sad to say, that isn't always the case. • Narcan will be available at Milford High School. …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Now that the charges against Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, of New Hampshire, have been dropped, can we move on from this absurdity? Anyone who has been a reporter …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Share's Empty Bowls event Sunday raised money to help feed the hungry in Amherst, Milford, Mont Vernon and Brookline. But the sad reality is that many people in every region …
Thursday, April 14, 2016
p>Oh, the fun you'll have on the course, and you won't even have to putt. The Amherst Recreation Department is planning to create a rec park that will include disc …
Thursday, April 14, 2016
The word "independence" is tossed around a great deal in politics, especially here in New Hampshire, where we pride ourselves on being independent. Perhaps we are, sometimes. Perhaps some of …
Thursday, April 14, 2016
In August, Emily Richmond began a story in The Atlantic magazine thusly: "For the first time, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging education policymakers to start …
Thursday, April 7, 2016
For the second straight year, Milford voters shot down town and school budgets, and now officials must scramble to make cuts to get down to the default budget. On the …
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Now and then, someone who is not widely known dies and a relatively small group of people feel his loss greatly. But there was something about that person that touched …
Thursday, March 31, 2016
It's possible that we are just a bit old-fashioned, but after attending a town meeting, we can't help but wonder why so many towns have abandoned it - and school …
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Bill Rotch turns 100 years old at the end of this month, and those of us who had the privilege of working with him at The Cabinet wish him well …
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Perhaps the third time will be the charm. We fully expect that a proposed expansion of Milford's Wadleigh Memorial Library will be back before voters next March after its defeat …
Thursday, March 17, 2016
p> To clarify information we wrote in an editorial last week: The reason Greenville is thinking of leaving the Wilton Recycling Center is because a waste management com­pany is considering …
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Well, the local elections are now over, and all we have to look forward to is the bloodbath between national Republicans and Democrats that will lead, finally, to the November …
Thursday, March 10, 2016
John Kasich missed a chance to make his mark. In last week's Republican presidential debate, he had a chance to say the one thing that absolutely would have set him …
Thursday, March 10, 2016
> Next Tuesday, it's that time of year again, when we get to head for our local polling places and determine how the money we pay in property taxes will …
Thursday, March 3, 2016
The Wilton Recycling Center is an absolute gem, and whatever it takes to keep it solvent should be done. We wouldn't even be pondering this if it weren't for the …
Thursday, March 3, 2016
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