Cabinet Letters

The sky is not falling when it comes to school security

As a member of Souhegan’s Community Council Security Committee, which spent the summer performing a comprehensive review of security at Souhegan, I was surprised to see a “sky is falling” letter to the editor from a member of WFGS in the last edition of the Citizen. Unlike the writer of ...

Haunted Happenings in Wilton set for Oct. 17

On Oct. 17, from 3-5 p.m., organizer and host Mark Linn will bring a group of people to haunted Vale End Cemetery in Wilton for a two-hour paranormal investigation that is part of a special Halloween event. He will have a special guest, which will be psychic medium Stephanie Burke. She has been ...

Local Girl Scout gives thanks for assistance with project

Hello, my name is Erica Faucher, and I have just completed my Girl Scout Silver Award Project. It is the second highest award a Girl Scout can earn. At the MCAA (Milford Community Athletic Association), I created an equipment swap. The equipment swap works by customers bringing their old ...

Hurricane season has left many in need of help

This has been a devastating hurricane season, with Harvey, Irma and Jose in our rearview mirror and Maria barreling up the Atlantic. And the season goes through Nov. 1, so who knows if there will be more to come. Needless to say, our help is desperately needed. The Congregational Church of ...

SHARE gives thanks for support from community

With the help of a generous community, SHARE prepared more than 250 students for the start of the new school year by providing backpacks and school supplies. There are many people to thank, including area churches, businesses, the Souhegan Valley Boys & Girls Club and the many SHARE friends ...

Milford Touch-A-Truck expresses gratitude

To the Editor: On Saturday, Aug. 12, Milford Recreation Department held its third annual Touch-A-Truck Event at Milford Middle School and High School. We had over 400 people come out for our event. The Recreation Department wants to give a big thank you to Milford Fire Department, Milford ...

Milford assessment of storm drains a good step forward

To The Editor: Milford has initiated a video assessment of the storm drains in town. The primary purpose of this program is to identify the condition of our stormwater pipes and catch basins for future planning purposes. An additional benefit of this work is the identification of pollution ...

Sen. Daniels looks forward to continued service in post

To the Editor: This session I served as chair of the Senate Finance Committee, where we produced the operating budget for the state for the next two years, focusing on our state’s most pressing issues while ensuring financial stability and continued economic growth into the future. The budget ...

Using plastics is dangerous for the environment

To the Editor: I recently read a couple of articles regarding the extent to which the proliferation of plastic disposable water bottles and plastic bags is affecting our environment, and thought you might find the info of interest. Plastic bottles and bags can take up to 1,000 years to degrade. ...

In search of a better health care plan for Americans

To the Editor: Maybe, just maybe, there is hope for the two sides to work together on a range of electoral responsibities. Not just health care. The two speeches by Sens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer were classic. I will always wonder if John McCain hadn’t cast the heroic vote, would ...

Thanks for 17 years of donations to community

To the Editor: Please join me in a huge thank you for 17 years of support that we as a community have gained from Tony Tiner, Amherst Walmart manager. Through his efforts, he has supported many organizations through donations toward fundraising goals. Tony has been instrumental in ...

Town records document land gift and its impact

To the Editor: This letter is to clear up misconceptions in two July 20 letters about the 30-acre land gift from Melendy Country Association to the Milford Conservation Commission (CC), based on the evidence found in official town records going back to 2015. On June 11, 2015, the association ...

Politicians are failing New Hampshire on jobs

To the Editor: Lazy Gov. Sununu and political leaders fail New Hampshire on creating great jobs. Cable network CNBC ranked the best states for business and creating jobs. New Hampshire came in No. 18, with quality of workforce and education at No. 14 and No. 8. So as a population, we are doing ...

Group has worked with town for conservation gift

To the Editor: In 1974, several families purchased 57 acres with a farmhouse on Melendy Road in Milford. Most of us built our homes there, and we put 30-plus acres into current use. From the beginning, our vision was that this land would remain open. As we age and before the land passes to the ...

Shooting procrastination at Brox causes concern

To the Editor: On June 27, the Milford Board of Selectmen postponed until July 24 a meeting to discuss target shooting at the town-owned Brox property, with a presentation by members of the public regarding a proposed shooting range. This past winter, Police Chief Michael Viola had urged the ...

Thanks to students for styling seniors

To the Editor: On Wednesday, July 12, the Milford Recreation Department was thrilled to welcome Paul Mitchell School of Hair Design students and Katie Fisher from Belair Barber and Beauty for our Senior Coffee Connection Spa Day. Paul Mitchell students were styling each senior with the hair ...

‘What the heck am I paying for?’

To the Editor: Yes, the General Court of New Hampshire passed the 2018 budget. With the majority party in control, this means more cuts to services, more tax cuts for businesses and more misleading statements. Downshifting It’s been dusted off, shined up and trotted out again. Where will it ...

Letter damages Boggis’ legacy

To the Editor: In response to Suzanne Fournier’s letter in the July 13 Cabinet, I feel compelled to address the statements made toward Mr. Greg Boggis. I had the pleasure of serving with Mr. Boggis for few years on the Conservation Commission. The town benefited from his years of volunteer ...

Groups unfairly accused over land

To the Editor: This letter is a response to one recently published in this newspaper, written by Suzanne Fournier, titled “Environmental destruction masked as conservation.” That letter directly alleges collusion of the Milford Conservation Commission (MCC) and Melendy Country Association ...

School district moderator leaving

To the Editor: It is with much regret, but this week I submitted my resignation as moderator of the Souhegan Cooperative School District. Thirty years ago, William and I moved to Amherst – all the way across the country from my family. We’ve raised our two boys here, and had lives full of ...