Cabinet Letters

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 ...

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 ...