Opinion

Help make decisions for March’s Town Meetings

Cabinet Editorials

We know it isn’t the most exciting thing to contemplate as we head into February. There is, after all, the Super Bowl and we still have to worry about frozen pipes and who knows if the Red Sox can repeat. But … We all really need to think about the decisions ...

Readers’ replies resolve Milford photo mystery

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1914 The local Paving Cutters Union prepared a new schedule of prices, which they submitted to local manufacturers. The latter appointed E.L. Kittredge, Charles Tonella and S.A. Lovejoy to meet with the cutters. The cutters had struck for higher prices two years before. The ...

Thank you Milford community

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: On behalf of the Duchesne family – Michelle, Matt, Jared, Colby and Braden – we would like to say thank you for all of the support, food and gifts during Michelle’s set back caused by her MS. A very special thanks to Markalyn Howard (what would we ...

Bioluminescent plants: The next step to natural lighting

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: The use of light bulbs makes up for around six percent of air pollution in the United States. I want to combat this pollution by replacing light bulbs with bioluminescent plants. These plants would be environmentally friendly and would have a bright enough glow. The goal ...

Lioness of Merrimack thanks residents

Merrimack Letters

Lioness of Merrimack thanks residents To the Editor: We would like to thank the many residents who took names from our trees for Operation Santa and purchased gifts for the needy. We are given a list each year from the Welfare Department of those in need. We do not know the identity of ...

Thumbing the Files for the week of Jan. 16-23

Cabinet Editorials

For the week of Jan. 16-23 100 years ago, 1914 Miss Barbara Bartlett of Milford, who for a year had been acting as secretary for Mrs. Perkins Bass of Peterborough and Chicago, was to accompany Mrs. Bass on a foreign trip to Africa, Algiers, Italy, Sicily and France. Joseph Tortorelli of ...

Thank you to the two Good Samaritans who helped out my buddy

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: On Dec. 31, a buddy of mine had me help him with felling a couple of trees in Mont Vernon. I enjoyed working with my friend. In 60 years of lumber jacking, he’s never had a mishap. For myself, the top two things I’m afraid of are chain saws and the dentist. ...

Bridge bill passes House, expected to pass Senate

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: On Jan. 8, the bridge funding bill was passed with a unanimous vote of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. The bill now moves to the Senate. I fully expect that it will have a majority support. House Bill 684 will allow Amherst bridges to be repaired or replaced quickly ...

Thank you to the Milford community and Lions Club

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: As we approach mid-winter with the cold and snowy days slowing down a bit and the holiday season now passed, I would like to take the opportunity to thank and express my appreciation, especially to the members of the Milford Lions. For the past 20 years or so, long before I ...

Bedford Journal Letters to the Editor – January 10, 2014

Bedford Letters

Returning money to rightful owners To the Editor: House Bill 1546 is a win-win for New Hampshire. Money returned to lawful owners is money pumped back into the economy. It generates tax revenue and supports local businesses. Some owners will be lifted out of debt by the return of their ...

Amherst Cemetery Trustees aren’t the bad guys

Cabinet Editorials

An organization calling itself the Friends of Cemetery Fields wants to ensure that playing fields remain on Cemetery Fields, but faces a problem because in September, the area is supposed to revert totally to the control of Amherst’s Board of Cemetery Trustees and be used exclusively ...

Thumbing the Files for Jan. 9

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1914 The Milford High School girls’ basketball team defeated the Amherst girls 21-8. Congressman James M. Curley was elected mayor of Boston. Members of George Langdell’s class at the Milford Baptist Church Sunday School took a sleigh ride to Nashua. Amherst ...