Opinion

Marijuana is a gift from God

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: When Governor Hassan voted to legalize medical marijuana, I was happy and relieved. I thought New Hampshire residents had voted into office a sensible individual unafraid to do what the people in her state wanted. She hears what the people in her state ask her to do and does ...

A letter to Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she is now concerned about what is happening in New Hampshire because of Obamacare. In a recent letter the senator sent to HHS Secretary Sebelius, she says, “I am concerned that in some areas of my state, the choice of a robust provider network ...

Keep the elementary school in Lyndeborough

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: As a senior citizen now, my children are grown up and the grandkids are finishing high school. So strictly as a taxpayer, I’d say let’s merge all the Wilton and Lyndeborough schools to save money. However, many things in life of great value to human beings ...

Regarding Wilton selectman café comments

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: After reading the recent Hilltop Cafe article in The Cabinet, I considered the comments of the selectmen. Mr. Donovan and Mr. Condra had statements recorded by the reporter that addressed the legality and violations of the steps taken by the Four Corners Farm to expand the ...

Vote no on $5.54M bond on Hollis Brookline Co-op

HB Letters

To the Editor: Brookline taxpayers should be aware of a massive $5.54 million bond in proposed new spending through the Hollis Brookline Co-op. This bond is in addition to the co-op’s $21 million operating budget. The money would be borrowed over 20 years, with annual payments of ...

Thank you for all of your support

HB Letters

To the Editor: Tragically, on Dec. 9, 2013, we lost our wonderful 17-year-old son, Cameron, in an automobile accident on Exit 1 in Nashua. Needless to say, life as we knew it has been changed forever. There are no words to describe the unbearable pain and sense of loss of such a beautiful, ...

Proposed Hess station is wrong for Bedford

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Word on the street is that the Hess man may be coming to town. A proposal for a large-scale Hess station at the corner of Hardy Road and Route 101 has been filed with the town. For those of us who have been proud to make Bedford our home, or who have grown up here, the idea of ...

Too many Bedford voters missed an important meeting

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Last Wednesday night (Jan. 29), too many of Bedford’s voters missed a large meeting of singular importance to themselves, their families and their community. Almost 60 voters filled a large room at the Bedford Public Library and met with our state legislators, the ...

Say ‘no’ to Hess and ‘yes’ to Bedford

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: In case you haven’t heard, a proposed Hess fueling station and convenience store of unprecedented scale has been proposed to be developed at 2 Hardy Road – at the intersection of Route 101 and Hardy Road. When I first learned about the proposed station at ...

Death penalty isn’t right

Bedford Letters

The death penalty isn’t right – or sensible To the Editor: Is the death penalty good for New Hampshire’s economy? If the current death row resident of the New Hampshire Men’s Prison, Michael Addison, is executed soon, it will have cost taxpayers ...

Let’s close the wage gap here in New Hampshire

Bedford Letters

I have been blessed to have many titles in life: daughter, sister, wife, state senator – but my favorite one has been mother. I have two remarkable children - a daughter and a son. And it’s because of my role as mother that I am using my other role, as a state senator, to ...

Let’s close the wage gap here in New Hampshire

HB Letters

I have been blessed to have many titles in life: daughter, sister, wife, state senator – but my favorite one has been mother. I have two remarkable children – a daughter and a son. And it’s because of my role as a mother, I am using my other role as a state ...

Condo laws need to be reformed

Cabinet Editorials

At first glance, people who don’t live in the Great Brook condominium complex in Milford might think that the controversy over the alleged actions of the condo board of directors has nothing to do with them. And they’d be wrong. Even those who don’t live in condos ...

Coca-Cola and climate change

Cabinet Editorials

Oh, now a major corporation is suddenly concerned about global warming. According to a story in the New York Times last week, Coca-Cola is worried about its bottom line (i.e., its profits) because of a serious water shortage in, of all places, India and other areas across the globe ...