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In a recent letter to the editor of The Cabinet, a writer lamented the lack of bicycle lanes on the renovated stretch of Route 101/101A in west Milford, down along the river and across from a number of businesses. The road was renovated to add …

Thursday, September 29, 2016
This is an interesting dichotomy: On one hand, the majority of members of the Milford School Board rejected the idea of a "pay to play" plan for school sports, ba­sically …
Thursday, September 22, 2016
We heard from John Powers, a retired Marine from Amherst, who wants readers to know that after the front page photo of Milford's 9/11 ceremony was taken - the photo …
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The Sept. 8 story on the District 3 Hillsborough County commissioner's race incorrectly reported that the win­ner would join Toni Pappas and San­dra Ziehm on the commission. That is yet …
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Oh, good job, folks. We speak, of course, of VFW Post 4368 in Milford and the people there who put on the latest edition of the Milford Labor Day parade, …
Thursday, September 15, 2016
It might seem in the great outside world to be a small thing, this new sign on the Lyndeborough Village Store, but in a small town, just about anything that's …
Thursday, September 15, 2016
It seems to us that Amy LaBelle and Cesar Abodela, owners of Amherst's La­Belle Winery, crossed all their T's when they went before the local Zoning Board of Adjustment seeking …
Thursday, September 8, 2016
>While we applaud Wilton's efforts through its Business Retention and Ex­pansion Program (BREP) to help local businesses grow and find greater pros­perity, we think that in one way its mem­bers …
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Well, let's try the good news first: A survey of Milford High School stu­dents found that "only" 5.8 percent of those responding to the survey said they had driven a …
Thursday, August 25, 2016
p>EDITOR'S NOTE: This guest editorial was written by John D'Angelo, formerly of the Amherst Board of Selectmen. Interesting news from Massachusetts: "A decision Wednes­day (8/17/16) by the state's highest court …
Thursday, August 25, 2016
>Some Milford neighbors of a vacant lot across from Pine Valley Mill and its apart­ments are a bit concerned that the lot will soon be home to a self-storage complex. …
Thursday, August 18, 2016
>We don't know how this started, why it started or who started it, but some folks in Amherst are expressing their apprecia­tion for their Police Department in ways other than …
Thursday, August 18, 2016
>Well, good luck, you enforcement peo­ple, you. We're talking about whoever will be responsible for enforcing Milford's water restrictions, i.e., requiring people to follow a schedule, to wit: Lawn watering …
Thursday, August 11, 2016
>The Sunday, July 31, edition of our sister paper, The Telegraph, carried an editorial about the state Attorney General's Office refusal to release the name of the 17-year-old driver who …
Thursday, August 11, 2016
>"All we can do is constantly try to bond with the community." That is what Milford Police Sgt. Mat­thew Fiffield told The Cabinet last week in discussing plans for his …
Thursday, August 4, 2016
> Wilton's birthday passes without celebration Everybody I know just celebrated the 240th birthday of our great nation on the Fourth of July, but I'll bet not a single person …
Thursday, August 4, 2016
>Well, they did it again. The members of the Milford Rotary Club put on another spectacular, and spectacularly success­ful, swim meet at Milford's Keyes Pool. It's the 51st they've hosted, …
Thursday, July 28, 2016
>All right, let's wait and see: Wait and see what? The environmental­ly responsible design that Milford Town Administrator Mark Bender has prom­ised for the area of the Brox property where …
Thursday, July 28, 2016
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, …
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
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