Cabinet Letters

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 ...

Sununu’s first 100 days all downhill

To the Editor: Gov. Sununu’s first 100 days in office have been all downhill. I’m not talking about his abuse of a government Twitter account to promote his family’s ski resort, I’m talking about the job losses he has overseen. Half a billion dollars in economic activity over 10 years, ...

‘No such thing as being nice’

To the Editor: You are completely wrong when you say people should give up their right of way to be nice. If you obey the rules of the road, we know that whomever is on the thru way has the right of way. If you slow down and allow others to take the right of way, you cause untold accidents and ...

Thanks for help with annual Easter Egg Hunt in Milford

To the Editor: On Saturday, April 15, the Milford Recreation Department held its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Keyes Field. We had over 450 people join us. The Recreation Department wants to give a big thank you to Texas Roadhouse for donating eggs and helping our Easter Bunny by filling eggs, and ...

Polar Plunge raises more than $15K

To the Editor: On March 26 at Seabrook Beach, where the air temperature was 38, the water temperature was 37 and a nippy breeze, and with Ally and Cooper looking on, our family, Bill Doucette and Dave Beati hit the ocean for the ninth annual Polar Plunge to help out Ally Teixeira and Cooper ...

Peace group presents testimony

To the Editor: Over 200 people gathered at the Statehouse in Concord on April 4 to make their views known about the Education Bill SB 193. Members of Wilton Peace Action presented testimony expressing their concerns that with the bill there is no reliable estimate of the cost to taxpayers, that ...

Search leads to spiritual home

To the Editor: For many years, I described myself as spiritual, but not religious. I believed in the Golden Rule and that all religions followed this core tenet, but I did not attend church. Though I had fond memories of Sunday school, I never attended church as a teen or young adult. I was ...

Brox land purchase saved town of Milford money

To the Editor: In the year 2000, when the town purchased the Brox pit, there were 275,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel already piled up, left behind by the seller and ready for the town’s use. It was worth over $1 million, according to the state’s appraiser and reported by a committee of ...

Funding arts, humanities benefits all Americans

To the Editor: Have you ever watched Ken Burns’ documentary on the Civil War, read “The Color Purple” or seen “Sesame Street” with your children? Have you seen a Sundance film, listened to NPR or watched anything on PBS? Did you ever use interlibrary loan for a book you need, attend a ...

Help support protecting the environment

To the Editor: Some years ago, I fled the urban life for the tranquility of the country. I settled in a home up on a ridge in a wild, remote part of Lyndeborough adjacent to a beaver pond. I spent many hours by that pond, and sometimes was lucky enough at dawn or twilight to catch a glimpse of ...

Thank you for successful library fundraiser

To the Editor: Another successful Trivia Night took place on Saturday, March 18, raising more than $4,500 for the Amherst Town Library. The board of directors would like to extend a huge thank you to Hampshire Hills Athletic Club for the generous donation of their space for our event. Event ...

Let police officers do their jobs regarding immigration

To the Editor: I was quite surprised during the Wilton Town Meeting with how many people supported No. 18, Article 1: “In order to ensure that Wilton is a safe and welcoming community for all, employees of the town of Wilton shall not enquire about, report, or act upon any person’s ...

Help kids in New Hampshire by becoming a CASA

To the Editor: In 2016, New Hampshire experienced over 500 opioid-related deaths. Unfortunately, this number is only the tip of this iceberg of the number of children whose young lives are impacted by drug abuse. The innocent victims of this epidemic are the children who are exposed to the ...

CAST invites the public to ‘Generation Found’

To the Editor: Join Community Action for Safe Teens (CAST) on Thursday, April 6, at the Amato Center in Milford as we view “Generation Found.” The documentary was created by Greg Williams, award-winning producer of “Anonymous People.” This is a story about hope for young people and ...

Thank you for a successful meeting

To the Editor: On March 4, I had the pleasure of conducting the annual GFWC-NH Merrimack District meeting at the First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester St. Nashua. The GFWC-NH Merrimack District represent GFWC-NH Woman’s Clubs in Brookline, Candia, Hollis, Hudson, Lyndeborough, Manchester, ...

Criticizing Wilton’s ‘big spenders’

o the Editor: There are four words in the English language that end in “dous,” and two of them describe some of the votes at Wilton’s Town Meeting: “horrendous” and “hazardous.” It is time for Wilton taxpayers to circle the wagons and take more interest in how the big spenders ...