Opinion

Great Brook residents want to know

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Great Brook residents have asked numerous times and are still waiting for answers: 1. Why, when a two-thirds majority of homeowners have demanded the resignation of the board and management company, won’t they step down instead of forcing legal action with the threat ...

Thank you from Destiny Africa Children’s Choir

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Destiny Africa Children’s Choir would like to take a moment to thank all those involved in making the 2013 NH tour a success. We could not have done it without your continued love and support! We would like to give a special thank you to Monica Harrington for the ...

Thank you for magical letters from Santa

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: It is once again the holiday season, and it is with great pleasure I write this letter to the editor. My children, for the past four years, have written letters to Santa; with smiles on their faces, they have placed the letter in the mailbox, and waited patiently for a ...

Thank you to the watch dogs

HB Letters

To the Editor: Once again, thank you for printing the letter from Tim Carter in the Thursday, Nov. 28, Holiday Journal. I will check out his web information. Hopefully there, he will point out the direction to take to stop this federal government take over. I am grateful for watchdogs like ...

Cam will be missed

HB Letters

To the Editor: We, like so many other families in the Hollis Brookline community, got to know Cam Ricard and his family through youth sports … hockey and baseball. Over the years, we watched the kids grow, excel and become great friends and in that time, we all became ...

Thank you from James Mastricola Elementary School

Merrimack Letters

Thank you from Mastricola Elementary To the Editor: Thank you to everyone who attended our annual Breakfast with Santa fundraiser on behalf of the James Mastricola Elementary School PATT (Parents And Teachers Together) on Saturday, Dec. 7. This family-friendly event raised over $750 for the ...

Items of note locally, nationally

Cabinet Editorials

Some observations: 1. We are so pleased that the Toadstool Bookshop, at Lorden Plaza in Milford, will open a café. And they found a wonderful person to run it: Shannon Duncanson, who owned the former Union Square Provisions. 2. Kudos to Heron Pond Elementary School students, teachers and ...

Handling of ER disappointing

Cabinet Editorials

The decision by St. Joseph Hospital to change its emergency room at Milford Medical Center to an urgent care center has been fraught with problems from the start. Last year, the hospital told the town it might make the change. Then its former CFO told the state’s Executive Council ...

THumbing the Files for Dec. 12

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1913 Milford was planning its annual Christmas carol singing on the Oval but if the weather was bad, it would be in Town Hall. Milford High School’s boys’ basketball team beat Peterborough, 22-15. Fred W. Sawyer of Milford was elected one of the vice ...

We miss the cemetery trees

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Once upon a time, not so very long ago, there was a charming old cemetery along North River Road, nestled in a corner of a large field. Pretty as a park, it had beautiful trees that shaded visitors with its canopy of evergreen boughs on hot summer days. A lazy stream flowed ...

Upcoming holiday concerts in and around the Souhegan Valley

HB Letters

To the Editor: I want to give the public a run-down of some of the holiday concerts in the Souhegan Valley in December. Note: These are just the ones that I perform in and can recommend. “The Messiah”- final performance Saturday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Mont Vernon Congregational ...

Take the chance to get involved

Cabinet Editorials

Want to get involved in your community? Here’s your chance: 1. The Milford Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to help set up the ice rink at Shepard Park on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The rink was established a few years ago and seems to be popular. ...

Stop for police for safety’s sake

Cabinet Editorials

Here’s the allegation: A Nashua woman leads police from several communities on what was described as “a wild car chase” through local streets and is finally arrested in Nashua. Here’s the question: What the heck was she thinking? First of all, the idea ...

Officer needed in school district

Cabinet Editorials

Once upon a more innocent time, the idea that we need a police officer in our schools would have been difficult to believe. But not now. Too much has happened in recent years for us to take the safety of our students for granted. We have been fortunate that the tragedies that have struck ...

Thumbing the Files for Dec. 5-11

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1913 The state Humane Society held its monthly meeting in Nashua and reported that seven counties were visited and much cruelty checked. One case was reported of a pair of oxen whose shoe-less feet were worked to a point of bleeding and whose sides showed horrible marks of ...