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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 course, of those who have served, or serve, in the armed forces, with emphasis upon …

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
In an editorial headlined "Airing meetings is not a waste," Tim Finan was incorrectly identified. Although Finan is a former select­men chairman, he currently is chairman of the Granite Town …
Thursday, March 3, 2016
So, Milford's Water and Wastewater Commission doesn't want Granite Town Media to televise its meetings, claiming it would be a waste of time and money because few people are interested. …
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Remember the 1940s and '50s, when the New York Yankees were almost always world champions? Remember the mantra "Break up the Yankees?" Well, maybe the breaker-upper folks should be taking …
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Jeff Jacoby is one of the Boston Globe's most interesting columnists. He writes well, he flies in the face of the Globe's liberal editorial policies (policies with which we generally …
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Good for you, voters of Amherst - at least the 450 or so who attended the Souhegan School District Deliberative Session and defeated an attempt to cut the district's budget. …
Thursday, February 18, 2016
By the time you read this, the New Hampshire presidential primary will be over and we probably won't see another contender or pretender until the late summer of 2018. Yes! …
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Well, folks, in a few days, we get to show the country why New Hampshire deserves to have the first-in-the-nation primary. And we do that in a very simple way: …
Thursday, February 4, 2016
During the last several decades, wolves have been reintroduced into certain parts of the United States, including Yellowstone National Park. And while we all know that wolves can be dangerous …
Thursday, February 4, 2016
It is almost that time of year again - that time of year when town and school officials are, we believe, hopeful that more than the normal number of people …
Thursday, January 28, 2016
This presidential primary season has proved to be one of the most interesting in our state's history. Just the sheer number of candidates makes it special, for lack of a …
Thursday, January 21, 2016
If you are a long-time read­er of The Cabinet, you will re­member reporter Daymond Steer, who did many fine sto­ries for our paper but who might be most remembered for …
Thursday, January 21, 2016
As Julie Andrews sang in "My Fair Lady," "Wouldn't it be loverly?" She wasn't talking about the idea of expanded bus service for southern New Hampshire, including the Souhegan Val­ley, …
Thursday, January 14, 2016
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