HB Letters

Find a cause to support, get involved and be active

On Jan. 21 I attended the women's march in Boston with my daughter and her friend from college. A record number of people came out to support a variety of issues and concerns. But they were united by the belief that every Americans voice should be heard. Many of my friends marched in ...

Exclusions from White House website causing scare

As soon as Donald Trump was sworn into office as president, the White House website deleted federal policy regarding people with disabilities. I guess that is not that much of a surprise considering the fact that Trump openly mocked the physical disability of a reporter at a campaign event ...

Horse ‘n Hound thankful for a year of good tidings

While reviewing 2016, Horse 'n Hound Physical Therapy is thankful for a year of good tidings. The clinic has settled into the Hollis community and has had a productive fourth year. With each renovation and upgrade, we are proud to beautify the northern entrance into our town. We opened our ...

Thank you to caring police officers for rescuing puppies

To the Editor: On Tuesday evening when I started to feed my dogs their evening meal I noticed that Haze, a standard poodle, was missing. Odd, especially since she was pregnant and always hungry. I searched through the house and grabbing a flashlight went out into the dog yard. It was dark and ...

Offer for local nonprofits

To the Editor: I would like the people of our local communities to be aware of a wonderful opportunity for a worthy nonprofit. Building on Hope is a community organization of volunteers who work with builders, architects, designers and suppliers to provide physical improvements to facilities ...

Thank you from Be The Match

To the Editor: We would like to thank the Hollis-Brookline community for their support, and the 35 individuals who registered their potential "gift of life" at the Be The Match event held last Tuesday. Be the Match matches healthy life-saving immune systems to patients ...

Finding beauty in Trump presidency

To the editor: It has been 34 years since I first set foot on U.S. soil. The day I became citizen, there was free flowing tears of incredible joy and pride mixed with immense gratitude. A shiny penny given by the presiding judge of the citizenship ceremony was the most precious symbolism that ...

Thanks for supporting Hollis, Brookline police departments

To the Editor: I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone on behalf of myself, my committee - Rebecca Joslyn, Peg Teichman, Audra Copeland, Barb Longfellow, Pam Mudgett, Michelle Knowles, Keith Carlson, Jon Tate, Tara Koski, Michael Richard, Susan Sylvestrie, Daryl Pelletier and Haley ...

Candidate values health, education

To the Editor: Are you frustrated with this election? Are you thinking of not even voting? I hear you. I've been involved in this election for almost two years. I saw all 17 Republican presidential candidates and all five Democratic presidential candidates, some multiple times. I strive to be ...

Consider ‘best candidate’ Nov. 8

To the Editor: In what has become the most divisive election in our lifetimes, voters are faced with two choices as to who will occupy the White House for the next four years. One being the winner of the Republican primaries, during which he outpolled 17 other candidates, convincing the ...

Vote Levesque, Taylor for state rep

To the Editor: Brookline and Mason have two dedicated, hard-working, highly qualified candidates for state representative in Melanie Levesque and Gale Taylor, and I am proud to support them both. Melanie is a small business owner, who is deeply involved in her church and our community. She ...

Candidate wants less government

To the Editor: I'm John Lewicke, candidate for state representative for Brookline and Mason. I ask for your vote on Nov. 8. I believe individuals, not government, should make most choices. We must end abuse of individual rights by government and by corporations wielding government power. We ...

Consider candidate’s voting record

To the editor: Here are some facts that illustrate a disturbing voting record of Democrat candidate Melanie Levesque (Brookline) when previously in the New Hampshire Legislature: Levesque supports Common Core, despite the fact a vote was taken in March 2014 at the annual SAU 41 meeting with a ...

Support Republican ticket in election

To the Editor : Presidential candidate Donald Trump is the only nominee in 20 years who understands that first, the United States has a severe unemployment crisis; second, our trade and regulatory policies are driving it; and third, we are a nation that exports employment and imports ...

Support Weeks for Executive Council

To the Editor: I am writing in support of the candidacy of Dan Weeks for Executive Council representing District 5, which extends along New Hampshire's southern border from Nashua nearly to Vermont. Dan is a thoughtful thinker who patiently listens to varying views while understanding the ...

CARA makes difference in drug problem

To the Editor: The opioid addiction epidemic is the single biggest issue facing New Hampshire today. Last year, more than 400 people died in New Hampshire from drug overdoses and countless more have had their lives ruined by addiction. Since the beginning of 2013, drug overdoses in New ...

Veterans team up with Brookline farmer

To the Editor: Cheryl Thompson, program manager at Harbor Homes' BAE Independence Hall, a 26-apartment veteran housing facility located in Manchester, is passionate about helping her residents be their most healthy, prosperous and productive, which naturally includes eating well. During the ...

Ayotte ‘a very productive senator’

To the Editor: It is my privilege to strongly endorse Kelly Ayotte for another six years as a U.S. senator from New Hampshire. I've carefully followed all her efforts to represent me and my fellow residents. She has done a great job and is well respected by fellow senators from both parties. ...

Retiring teachers thank community

To the Editor: We would like to thank the community, our students, parents and fellow staff members for our many years of teaching at Hollis Brookline Middle School. We are grateful to have worked with so many wonderful students who are excited about learning. As we retire from this chapter ...

Ayotte’s colleagues should follow her lead

To the Editor: Republicans and Democrats don't agree on much. This is why it is so important that we have leaders like Kelly Ayotte in the Senate to bring people together to find solutions. I have been very impressed by Kelly Ayotte's response to the attacks in Orlando. Her initial reaction ...