Opinion

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 ...

Winter fun in Milford from days gone by

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1914 George Stearns, of Mont Vernon, captured a large bobcat in Antrim. Later in the day, with the aid of Joseph Carleton and John Loveren, he captured another. Each weighed about 20 pounds. A state Board of Health official inspected stables and dairies of Milford milk ...

Open letter to the Trustees of Cemetery Fields in Amherst

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank the Trustees of Cemetery Fields for their integrity in trying to do the right thing with regard to the present controversy. I am sure they have felt the attacks are personal when people have demanded a portion of Cemetery Fields be left as ...

Who is buying our democracy?

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: The huge amount of corporate money in our politics is tainting our democracy. Presently, any candidate for U.S. senator must raise $10,000 per day to be competitive. When candidates have to spend so much time raising such large amounts of money, they are going to be more ...

Let’s close the wage gap here in New Hampshire

Cabinet 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. I am using my other role as a state ...

Thank you from Hollis Happy Hookers for picking up lunch tab

HB Letters

To the editor: Nine of the Hollis Happy Hookers had their Christmas party on Wednesday, Dec. 11. We went to lunch at Joey’s Diner on Route 101A. When we went to pay our bill, the waitress told us a gentleman had already paid it. What a wonderful surprise! We don’t know who ...

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 ...