Opinion

Why does preserving a Corn Crib matter?

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: What a great day it was! Members of the Amherst Heritage and Conservation Commissions, private citizens, Parker Farm Homeowners Association and the talents of Lee Gilman and Associates, master arborist, convened on Baboosic Lake Road, at the Corn Crib to clear trees and brush ...

Bzik is right: Look at Common Core facts

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: I was pleased to see that Diane Bzik, of Bedford, was wearing her critical thinking cap while reading the Bedford Journal’s piece on BCTV’s programming. What I believe she was trying to highlight was the nature of the announcement, which clearly favored one ...

Scout for Food begins Saturday, Nov. 2 in Bedford

Bedford Letters

To The Editor: As tough economic times take their toll, increasing numbers of our neighbors are on tight budgets and, in some cases, facing outright hunger. As a result, they may be learning a lot more about food banks and soup kitchens than most of them ever wanted to. Here to assist with ...

Hollis Trails Committee hosts annual Trails Day

HB Letters

To the Editor: Join the Hollis Trails Committee and the Nor’Easters Snowmobile Club on Saturday, Oct. 26, for the annual Trails Day. Meet at Silver Lake State Park at 8:30 a.m. We will work no later than noon. Bring brush cutters, wear sturdy gloves, wear bright orange as it is ...

Student aid: Do you know these kids?

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1913 Milford High School was preparing for its second annual Field Day in Endicott Park. The whole school was to be divided into two teams with all kinds of sports to be held. A valuable shepherd dog was run over and killed on Elm Street in Milford by an automobile. The animal ...

Lamson Farm Day ‘a big success’

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Thanks to a near perfect weather day in combination with the enthusiasm, hard work and overall support of so many volunteers and participants, Lamson Farm Day 2013 was a big success. Each year the day allows the opportunity for up to several hundred people, mostly Mont Vernon ...

Actions of a few do not speak for all motorcyclists

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: As a responsible motorcyclist and a concerned citizen, I am writing about the incident that occurred in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 29, involving an SUV driver and some motorcyclists. I am troubled by the serious injuries caused by the SUV driver and by the actions of some ...

Don’t give up your right to vote on zoning

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: On Sept. 11, I went to the meeting of the Bedford Town Council to see how our local government works. I also watched the meeting later at home because it went on really late. The Town Council shows a “statement of philosophy” at the beginning of their ...

BCTV article’s purpose was clear

Bedford Letters

To The Editor: In the Oct. 4 edition of the Bedford Journal, there appeared a letter to the editor from Ms. Diane Bzik in which she chastised you for printing what she called an “anonymous” news article on the subject of the new Common Core educational initiative. Her ...

Actions of a few do not speak for all motorcyclists

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: As a responsible motorcyclist and a concerned citizen, I am writing about the incident that occurred in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 29, involving an SUV driver and some motorcyclists. I am troubled by the serious injuries caused by the SUV driver and by the actions of some ...

The Mess in Washington

Bedford Letters

Gridlock in Washington has hit New Hampshire as the federal government is shut down for the first time in 17 years. In order to keep all of the government operating, Congress needed to pass a budget by Oct. 1. But Republicans and Democrats could not agree on a budget, so instead, they agreed ...

Music for Myles Fundraiser a success

HB Letters

To the Editor: The Hollis Elementary PTA would like to thank the community for making the Music to Myles Fundraiser at this year’s Old Home Days an enormous success. The fundraiser was held for beloved Hollis kindergarten teacher Dennis Kane’s son, Myles, who is in need of ...

Consider donating for Brookline outdoor skating rink liner

HB Letters

To the Editor: Efforts are underway to provide a sixth winter of outdoor skating at Brookline Ball Park. Last year, we were able to have a successful season without the need for fundraising. This year, a new rink liner is needed – at a cost of about $2,500. The liner will last for ...

Thanks for success of Hollis Apple Festival

HB Letters

To the Editor: Despite the weekend weather, the Hollis Woman’s Club and the Hollis Town Band provided a delightful afternoon of delicious apple desserts and music to celebrate the annual Hollis Apple Festival. These events don’t just happen. Eager volunteers and hours of ...

Milford’s annual festival celebrates gourds

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1913 A week after the express train from Boston was discontinued, a howl went up all the way from South Merrimack to Keene and it was heard in the office of railroad Superintendent Mooney in Nashua and the service was resumed. Milford High School managed to schedule a football ...

Obamacare a bad decision for American people

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: We are in a tough situation as we have a government shutdown, but it is the fault of the Democrats, the Republicans and the American voters for the mess we are in at the moment; America can do better than this. I do not understand why anyone would support this horrible bill ...

More lighting not necessary

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: On Oct. 2, at a meeting concerning a temporary lighting proposal at Bean Field, with fellow abutters, my wife and I listened to the presentation given by the Amherst Soccer Club. Even sitting in the second row of the auditorium of Souhegan High School, it was hard to hear the ...

5K Road Race is a fall tradition in Milford

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: It’s that time of year, when people enjoy the color, temperature and scents of autumn in New England. Another tradition of fall is the Milford Pumpkin Festival and on Sunday, Oct. 13, the annual 5K Road Race starting at 9 a.m., at Milford High School. This annual ...

Bedford municipal employees appreciated

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: On Sept. 26, the Bedford Town Council hosted approximately 100 gown employees at its third annual Employees Appreciation Luncheon held at Town Hall. The luncheon was supported by two local restaurants, three supermarkets, a local meat shop and 18 local businesses donating ...