Opinion

Officer needed in school district

Cabinet Editorials

Once upon a more innocent time, the idea that we need a police officer in our schools would have been difficult to believe. But not now. Too much has happened in recent years for us to take the safety of our students for granted. We have been fortunate that the tragedies that have struck ...

Thumbing the Files for Dec. 5-11

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1913 The state Humane Society held its monthly meeting in Nashua and reported that seven counties were visited and much cruelty checked. One case was reported of a pair of oxen whose shoe-less feet were worked to a point of bleeding and whose sides showed horrible marks of ...

Manchester Dems would have nominated Jackie Kennedy

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Your recent picture of John and Jackie Kennedy with my brother, Robert Philbrick, was not taken in Milford. The picture was taken in the Manchester Armory at the 1958 Democratic Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner. JFK, the main speaker, had not announced that he would be a candidate ...

We want our friendly community back

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I’d like to thank Mrs. Kathy Cleveland for her coverage about the Great Brook Condominium residents. As a long-term resident, I can attest to the questionable and unprofessional manner in which our complex is managed by Cardiff Management, as well as the misguided ...

Upcoming holiday concerts in and around the Souhegan Valley

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I want to give the public a run-down of some of the holiday concerts that are available to attend in the Souhegan Valley in December. Note: These are just the ones that I personally perform in and can recommend. ? “The Messiah”– final performance ...

An open letter to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: This is an open letter to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Most people know just because you are in the government that you don’t know everything that happens in it, unlike Mr. Mcconville. Because of this fact, we have congressional hearings, which aren’t to rehash what ...

Thanks for writing about Jessie

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Turning the tables on Jessie Salisbury made my day! Michael Cleveland’s peek into the inner sanctum of her world was inspirational (maybe it’s time to dust off that 30-year-old novel in the drawer), charming (c’mon – it’s Jessie ...

Downtown Milford 35 years ago

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1913 In a big fire that raged at Tufts College, two students were injured including Herbert Anderson of Milford. His hand was painfully burned while fighting the fire. Morton Duff, who went to Jacksonville, Vt., to work on a farm, returned to Milford. He enjoyed the work in the ...

New Hampshire bridges closer to replacement

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Under current law, if a bridge is closed and the municipality desires to accept the 80 percent state bridge aid, the community must place the project on the state schedule, which is now 10 years in the future, and wait to replace the bridge according to the state schedule. ...

Holiday season 2013

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: “It’s good to be blessed. It’s better to be a blessing.” (Author Unknown) For many of us, the holiday season is one filled with excitement and promise … a festive time filled with parties, buying gifts for loved ones, baking, ...

ACA website still not fully built

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: This is an open letter to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Are you aware that in front of Congress last week, Deputy Chief Information Officer of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Henry Chao, said, “The back office systems, the accounting systems, the payment ...

Holiday season 2013

HB Letters

Holiday season 2013 To the Editor: “It’s good to be blessed. It’s better to be a blessing.” (Author Unknown) For many of us, the holiday season is one filled with excitement and promise … a festive time filled with parties, buying gifts for ...

HUD is good for Brookline

HB Letters

To the Editor: I was taken aback by Jack Flanagan’s attack on HUD. HUD is the cabinet-level federal department that defines its mission as “to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.” How can someone disagree with ...

Many of Representative Flanagan’s comments are incorrect

HB Letters

To the Editor: Rep. Jack Flanagan’s letter explaining his opposition to mixed use had many incorrect statements. As a reminder, the proposed mixed-use ordinance would have eased business regulations to allow certain small businesses in existing houses along Route 130. Also, fringe ...