Opinion

Thank you to Hampshire Hills in Milford

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: We would like to express our thanks and gratitude to Tom Sapienza and Rick Holder and the very nice staff at the Hampshire Dome for making it possible for seniors in our region’s senior living facilities to exercise and engage socially at the Dome. This is the third ...

Thank you Milford voters

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: This is a thank you to the voters. Your vote counts! Thanks to your support, the Milford Labor Day parade will continue. The VFW, American Legion and donors have worked hard over the past years to make this parade such an important community and political event and your support ...

A few observations on Milford’s election

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Just some observations: I voted in March 11’s election and I am very disappointed by the voter turnout here in Milford. The best that I can figure is the 1,700 people turned out to vote. This is still just a small percentage of the Milford voters. What a shame. The ...

I wish to thank Bedford voters

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: As your newly elected member of the School Board, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came out to vote on Tuesday, March 11. I am humbled by the tremendous outpouring of support, and am grateful to the many neighbors and friends who gave me advice, ...

Support youth tanning ban in New Hampshire House

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: As a cancer survivor, I know the pain and fear that come along with a cancer diagnosis. I want to ensure that as few people as possible have to endure what I have been through. As a physician, I know prevention is key when it comes to lowering rates of melanoma, the deadliest ...

The Hollis Brookline apportionment debate

HB Letters

To the Editor: In each of our towns, we pool the costs of our schools. We happen to live within the same town boundaries, so we share together as a community in the cost of educating the children. Taxpayers aren’t charged according to the number of children they send to the school. ...

We need all-day voting in Hollis and Brookline

HB Letters

To the Editor: As a senior I find it very hard to participate and sit through the extremely long School and Town Meetings – they totally burn us out. The meeting is stacked with teachers and people that benefit from us giving up and leaving. They filibuster and play on emotions to ...

A snapshot at Brookline Town Meeting

HB Letters

To the Editor: On March 12, Brookline held its 245th annual Town Meeting. The votes taken at the meeting determine approximately 15 percent of the total tax rate. I thought residents would be interested in the overall outcome of the votes taken. At last year’s annual Town Meeting, ...

Spend your neighbor’s money at $67,000 per minute in Hollis

HB Letters

To the Editor: On Wednesday evening, March 12, despite depressing weather, certain dedicated Hollis citizens convened on the basketball court at the high school, a good venue for political exercise. Voters pondered, contemplated charts with numbers, and expressed worthy thoughts, in our ...

Unsafe roads and lack of response in Hollis

HB Letters

To The Editor: On Feb. 16, I sent an e-mail to our new Director of Public Works Tom Bayrd and Town Administrator Troy Brown commenting on the hazardous conditions of the side roads after the Feb. 13-14 snow storm. It appeared as though plows had not cleared the roads after the last few inches ...

Open discussion for important issues in Brookline

HB Letters

To the Editor: The voters of the Hollis Brookline Cooperative School District met on March 3 and 6 in record turnouts – great for our democratic process. After presentations by the school board and budget committee, and very short discussion, the $5.52M high school expansion and ...

Support Cinda Guagliumi for Merrimack School Board

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I urge you to support Cinda Guagliumi for election to the Merrimack School Board. Cinda is finishing her third year on the Merrimack School District Budget Committee, and this past year served as chair. She has an exemplary attendance record, asks good questions, and is an ...

Protecting New Hampshire children from cancer

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I am writing in support of a New Hampshire House bill which would prohibit kids younger than 18 from using carcinogenic UV indoor tanning facilities. I started using tanning beds at 16, convinced they mitigated acne. Though I was aware of the risks, my teenage insecurities ...

Support Cinda Guagliumi for Merrimack School Board

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I urge you to support Cinda Guagliumi for election to the Merrimack School Board. Cinda is finishing her third year on the Merrimack School District Budget Committee, and this past year served as chair. She has an exemplary attendance record, asks good questions, and is an ...

Protecting New Hampshire children from cancer

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I am writing in support of a New Hampshire House bill which would prohibit kids younger than 18 from using carcinogenic UV indoor tanning facilities. I started using tanning beds at 16, convinced they mitigated acne. Though I was aware of the risks, my teenage insecurities ...

Merrimack Town Council Candidates Forum set for April 2

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: The Merrimack Business Association is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring a Town Council Candidates Forum on April 2, at 7 p.m. in the Matthew Thornton Meeting Room at Town Hall. The moderator will be Thomas Young and the event will air live on Channel 22. All are ...

Let’s jumpstart the American dream

Bedford Letters

The celebrated promise of our country has always been that hard work would lead to good jobs, fair pay and a shot at the American dream. For many, though, that fundamental promise has been unraveling: a bailout for Wall Street, too few jobs bills for Main Street, a growing gap between the ...