Opinion

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

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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 ...

Returning money to rightful owners

Cabinet Letters

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 money. Some will use it to upgrade their ...

Time to decriminalize marijuana

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Twenty years ago, I nearly lost my brother to marijuana. He is one of the 2-3 percent of the population who are hyper-reactive to pot and his habitual use in college literally reduced him over time to a near vegetative state. Had my brother continued to smoke, he would have ...

A letter to Gov. Hassan about Great Brook Condos in Milford

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: This is a letter to Gov. Maggie Hassan. I live in a condominium development in Milford called Great Brook, and have done so since 1986. It’s a beautiful place and my husband and I raised three children here. About 10 years ago, the management of Great Brook was taken ...

A real community Christmas gift

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Dennis Markaverich, Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed again gave us a truly remarkable holiday experience. On Dec. 22, the admission price for “It’s a Wonderful Life” at Wilton Town Hall Theatre was a non-perishable food item, and because ...

Thank you from the Jensen family

HB Letters

To the Editor: The family of Curt Jensen would like to thank the many people who honored Curt and supported the Jensens after his recent death. We owe special thanks to the Brookline and Milford Fire departments, Bedford Deputy Chief Mark Klose and the Granite State Fire Service Support Team. ...

A bridge to Milford’s past

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1913 Clarence Sibley, a steam driller at Lovejoy Granite in Milford, and Mrs. Esther Rose, of Lynn, Mass., were arrested at a boarding house on Nashua Street in Milford and charged with a statutory offense. The complaint was made by John Rose, the woman’s husband who ...

A lot more to Christmas than presents

Cabinet Editorials

So, what to do with the rest of Christmas Day once we’ve opened presents and before and after the mid-afternoon dinner? No football because Christmas Day is on a Wednesday this year, and besides, even someone as invested in football as I thinks that playing and especially watching on ...

Thank you from the Christmas in Amherst Village Committee

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: On behalf of the Christmas in Amherst Village Committee and the Congregational Church of Amherst, we would like to thank the community for helping to make this event such an outstanding success. We had more than 450 people visit the six amazing homes and we have received ...

Spooky activity afoot at old house in Lyndeborough

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To the Editor: My name is Diana Barrett and I once lived in the house referenced in your article, “This Old House: Dramatic changes in Lyndeborough” by Jessie Salisbury on Dec. 19, at 81 Putnam Hill Road. I lived there from 1989 to 1999. At one time, there was a burned ...