Opinion

Grown-ups should act grown up

Cabinet Editorials

I am embarrassed for the Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Their absurd and childish reaction to the passage, by four votes, of the Republicans’ health-no-care act should make each of them cringe with shame. Of course, it doesn’t. Nitwits. Here’s what should have happened ...

War memorial: It’s about time

Cabinet Editorials

Here is a comment with which we heartily agree. It was made by Jay Duffy, speaking at a recent meeting of the Milford selectmen: “It’s been 41 years since the fall of Saigon, and it’s time these men were recognized.” Duffy, a member of a group interested in constructing a memorial to ...

Thanks for donation of peach tree to Milford High

Cabinet Letters

Thanks for donation of peach tree to Milford High To the Editor: Thank you so much to Achille Agway for your donation of a fruit tree to the Environmental Club at Milford High School. We planted the tree in our “tundra,” the quad in the middle of our building. It is our hope that future ...

Climate change and the Constitution

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: In response to my prior letter, last week a climate change advocate confirmed my contention that climate change, at its core, means a change to our form of government and elimination of constitutional protections for private property and free markets. The writer suggests the ...

Thank you from this BHS graduate

Bedford Letters

To The Editor: It did not seem so long ago that on a late summer morning in August, 2004, the Bedford High School Class of 2017 was walking into Kindergarten for the first time. Quickly becoming etched in stone was the daily routine of boarding buses, developing new friendships that would ...

HBHS Robotics Team 1073 grateful for support

HB Letters

To the Editor: I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to each and everyone in the Brookline and Hollis community for their overwhelming support of the Hollis Brookline High School’s FIRST Robotics team as they brought their successful season to a close by qualifying for and attending the ...

Varsity lacrosse a good decision

Cabinet Editorials

The Milford School Board’s approval of funding for girls varsity and junior varsity lacrosse was the right decision, one that will allow 30 young women to compete against other schools as part of the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association and, much more important, be able to seek ...

Climate science is real science

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: I have read a letter in the Bedford papers in which the writer disputes the science of climate change and warns of excessive control by the government. I disagree. According to the writer, “A historical record replete with erroneous predictions, biased analysis ...

Past time for athletes to be accountable

Cabinet Editorials

My new favorite person in the entire universe is Florida Circuit Judge Margaret Taylor, who, while presiding over the first appearance of a University of South Florida football player charged with sexual battery, not only gave him hell, but lashed out at his coach, who wasn’t even in the ...

Health of waterways, wildlife, public is important

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: A coalition of environmental groups (including the Sierra Club, the Waterkeeper Alliance and Earth Justice), in collaboration with public heath advocacy groups filed suit May 3 in the District of Columbia’s Federal District Court alleging the EPA did not have the power to wipe ...

Woman aims to carry on Memorial Day tradition

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: This time of year I took on my mother’s (June Young Carter) generational tradition of going to the Amherst, N.H., Cemetery to prep and plant for several family plots in honor of Memorial Day. It was originally started by her mother, Maisy Young, as to this day, a wreath is laid ...

Thanks for support from Lions Club

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I would like to express my sincere thank you to the Lions Club of Milford. They have graciously decided to pay for all the students at Project Drive at the Bale School to attend the Educational Day, Nashua Silver Knights baseball game on June 6. Many of these students would not ...

Speech not free for all at school

Cabinet Editorials

Ah, The University of California-Berkeley. Once upon a time – 50 plus years ago – it stood for free speech and thank you again, Mario Savio. Today it stands for only the speech approved by a certain group of students. Students who want to hear other forms of speech, say a talk by Ann ...

You’ve got the power to rescue

Cabinet Editorials

Here is something you absolutely should do this weekend: Get to the Power of Angels, Kitty Angels Fundraiser at Treasures Antiques, Collectibles & More on Saturday and/or Sunday, both days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a yearly event – we’ve mentioned it before and The Cabinet always ...

Redistricting bill failure no shock

Cabinet Editorials

Well, of course it failed: State Rep. Shannon Chandley, a Democrat, told Amherst selectmen recently that one of the bills she sponsored – a bill that would have established an independent redistricting committee to take redistricting out of the hands of a majority party – was defeated. Oh, ...

Science backs need for energy regulations

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I have read a letter in the Bedford papers in which the writer disputes the science of climate change and warns of excessive control by the government. I disagree. According to the writer, “A historical record replete with erroneous predictions, biased analysis ...

SB 247 will help address childhood lead poisoning

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Senate Bill 247 is a bill that deals with childhood lead poisoning in New Hampshire. Lead poisoning from paint and water is a major preventable public health crisis that is not often talked about. Chipping paint and dust on homes built prior to 1978 contain lead which cause ...

Markets not a panacea

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: In “Dispute on Climate Change…,” the author offered the stark assessment that government mandates to reduce carbon emissions are tantamount to a national takeover of the economy. There is scant evidence for such fears in the annals of American history; moreover, they ignore ...

Adopt pets from shelters

HB Letters

To the Editor: My name is Hallie Bardani and I am a seventh-grade student at Hollis Brookline Middle School. I believe that adoption from shelters can help with how animals are treated. I have had two cats, and a dog in my life and have known many others, but I noticed one thing with shelter ...