Cabinet Letters

Thank you to florist from Milford Rec Department

To the Editor: On Wednesday, June 14, the Milford Recreation Department was thrilled to welcome Woodman’s Florist as its presenter for the June session of our Coffee Connection. Kevin first demonstrated by creating a beautiful arrangement in a watering can that was later raffled off to one ...

Brox property: Whose rights matter the most?

To the Editor: I am writing about the proposed informal shooting range at the Brox property. Upon the Milford police chief’s valid public safety concerns about the current target shooting at the Brox site and his recommendation that target shooting be banned from the site, all but one ...

Right to privacy sacrificed for sense of security

To the Editor: A couple of school resource officers come back from a seminar or class at the Department of Homeland Security (heartwarming title, isn’t it?) and tell the parents of Souhegan students that the way for them to feel secure is to look up anywhere in school and see a video camera ...

Defining the permit application process

What are they drinking in the water in Wilton? Chris Balch, in his letter in the June 1 edition, feels that after all of the criteria for a permit under the bylaws have been met, that subjective “common sense or conscience” be applied to the process. This means that there is no real ...

Lamminen was a ‘man who truly loved his town’

To the Editor: The town of Wilton lost its ambassador of good will and purveyor of friendship this past week, but he will never be gone as long as there are those who remember him as a man who truly loved his town and worked tirelessly to keep the dreams of his town alive. He was a man who ...

Thanks for help with, response to military exhibit

To the Editor: The response to the Milford Historical Society’s new military exhibition has been fantastic. On Memorial Day, visitors started arriving at 9:30 and filled the Carey House Museum until 1 p.m. It was wonderful to meet so many people who came to look for information on relatives, ...

Benefit to community should be a priority

To the Editor: On the evening of Monday, May 22, I attended a Keene city Planning Board meeting that considered an application from Liberty Utilities to construct a temporary site for transferring Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), a high-pressure fuel composed mostly of methane. The application was ...

Thanks for food drive to help Stamp Out Hunger

To the Editor: Thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger food drive so successful. This annual drive helps to restock local food pantries, including the Share Food Pantry. Thanks to all who left donations for the mail carriers to pick up. Thanks to ...

Filling in pools threatens wildlife

To the Editor : Four wetlands that also happen to be vernal pools are in the way of the town’s proposed excavation of the forested hills at the Brox town land. What’s the town to do? If you ask the town’s leadership, then fill them in. That’s exactly what they would have Northeast Sand ...

Your letter carriers thank you

To the Editor: On May 13, the U.S. Postal Service held the 25th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Locally, the towns of Milford, Amherst, Mont Vernon, Brookline and Wilton participated. Thousands of pounds of food were distributed to charities. On behalf of the National ...

Thanks for success of fishing derby

On May 20, the Milford Police Department held the annual Fishing Derby at Railroad Pond in memory of Michael McBriarty. The goal was to make sure that the children and parents have a great day of fishing. On a sunny Saturday morning, 70 children registered, and they and their parents had a ...

Let majority ‘get on with our lives’

To the Editor: In the May 11 edition of The Cabinet, Amelia Shea, of Wilton Peace Action, wrote to denounce the rollback of the EPA’s recent clean water mandate that was an overreach of their power under the Clean Water Act. This overreach sought to regulate every culvert and puddle ...

Respect meaning of Memorial Day

To the Editor: As an 86-year-old, now disabled, veteran of the Korean War, I can recall a time not so long ago when Memorial Day was a day of parades in practically every community in America as citizens remembered the men and women who made the supreme sacrifice for their nation. It was a day ...

Hognose snake: ‘The great pretender’

To the Editor: I’ve been fortunate to see the Eastern hognose snake on three separate occasions, and all the sightings have been at the Brox town land. My first sighting was several years ago of a juvenile looking very cute, as most young of wild species do. His presence meant that there was ...

Thanks for donation of peach tree to Milford High

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 ...

Health of waterways, wildlife, public is important

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

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

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 ...

Science backs need for energy regulations

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

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 ...