Opinion

Radke is fully qualified to be Bedford’s town clerk

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: My name is Lori Radke and I am running for re-election for the position of town clerk. Why do I feel I am the best candidate for this position? Experience and Education. Experience: I have been serving as your town clerk for that past six years. I am familiar with our state and ...

Vote for Bill Foote and Bill Kassler for Bedford School Board

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: I have been honored to serve Bedford over the past six years as a member of its School Board. As I wind down my final term, I have paid close attention to the writings and discussions of each of the candidates for school board. I will be voting for Bill Kassler and Bill ...

Vote yes on Bedford road bond

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: I support the $30 million dollar road bond both as a resident and a councilor. It is time to finish a program begun in 2003 and rescue 2,000 residences from their road issues. These people have paid for other’s newly repaired roads; it’s now time to fix ...

Taxpayers assoc. supports Bedford school default budget

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: After much consideration the Bedford Taxpayers Association has decided not to support the proposed school district budget of $64,140,242, because it is excessive. It is $2,281,100 more than last year, but the number of students has not increased. The default budget is ...

School budget a burden on Bedford seniors

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: After sifting through the proposed school budget and listening to the individuals who spoke at the Deliberative Session, I will not be supporting the proposed budget. I don’t believe anyone in Bedford wants to see the quality of the education diminish. However there ...

My kind of neighbor – Barbara Chagnon, of Bedford

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Several winters ago, friends got stuck in the snow at the end of our driveway. Three of us struggled for about 20 minutes, creating a splendidly deep rut and getting hung up on a rock. Finally, a passing stranger stopped. Her car was full of groceries and the street was ...

ask for your vote on April 8 for Merrimack School Board

Merrimack Letters

I ask for your vote on April 8 To the Editor: This is a letter to the editor and my fellow Merrimack neighbors. As a candidate for the Merrimack School Board, I want voters to understand why I am asking for their vote. As a mother of two children in the Merrimack School District, I want ...

Please vote on Tuesday, March 11

Cabinet Editorials

We know that you know how important next Tuesday’s local elections are but we also know that so many of you opt to stay home that we can only wonder how you weigh that importance. Is it possible for people to know, to even articulate, the importance of something, yet choose not to ...

It’s your choice in Wilton selectman race

Cabinet Editorials

We like it that three political newcomers are running for a single selectman’s seat in Wilton because it’s always good to bring new views, new ideas, new people to any local board. Two of the candidates were interviewed by our Jessie Salisbury in a story that appeared in ...

Good riddance

Cabinet Editorials

As the National Football League considers penalizing players for using the “N” word on the field, former Giants linebacker Carl Banks had this to say, according to the New York Daily News columnist Gary Myers: “If the word disappeared from the world’s ...

Vote for Keith Thompson for Brookline selectman’s race

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Brookline residents are fortunate to have Keith Thompson running in the March 11 election for Brookline selectman. I am writing to publicly add my support for Keith Thompson in the upcoming selectman election. Keith has a deep commitment to the community, and is dedicated to ...

Amherst fiscal 15 plan and budget: A balancing act

Cabinet Letters

This year, the strategic planning project led by the Board of Selectmen, the Capital Improvement Plan led by the Planning Board, and other aspects of tighter governance have created a framework for tying the proposed fiscal 2015 annual budget and other warrant articles to key initiatives and ...

Amherst committee warrant article positions

Cabinet Letters

This following defines the Amherst Ways and Means Committee’s positions on the town warrant articles. As we are a “Ways and Means” Committee, we have only commented on the warrants with financial concerns. Vote counts are listed in the following sequence: For ...

A new sport – Pothole Dodging

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: This winter, we’ve been experiencing extremely low temperatures at night and there have been more snow and rainstorms than in recent years. As I was navigating the roads during the aftermath of one of the many storms, I noticed how many times I needed to swerve to ...

Owner of lost cash in Amherst should come forward

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: An employee at Souhegan Pet Supply/Food for Pets at Cobblestone Corner found an amount of cash that was lost by someone several weeks ago. We would like the owner to come to the store and tell us: 1. Date of loss 2. Location of loss 3. Amount lost and 4. Type of money lost ...

Join the Wilton Lyndeborough Winter Wanderers

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: The Wilton Lyndeborough Winter Wanderers started pre-1970 with a handful of dedicated riders. Back then, trails were rough and limited and so were the machines. As the idea grew, so did the trail system, and today, we are a member of the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association, ...

Conserve the land in Wilton, it teaches life lessons

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I have wanted to weigh in on a community conversation that has been happening in Wilton concerning the merits of conserving open space and forested lands. Having attended close to a dozen town committee meetings that have covered a broad range of issues regarding the positive ...