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Opinion

Common Core looking like Obama Core

HB Letters

To the Editor: It’s getting easier to understand why concerned parents are increasingly pushing back against the Common Core agenda being imposed upon their kids. Academic standards would be dumbed down as independent thinking is squashed in favor of left wing, politically correct ...

Money talks

Cabinet Editorials

Here is an interesting dichotomy: Last month, many New Hampshire towns joined towns across the nation in voting to support the idea of an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would overturn the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision. That ruling by the Court essentially ...

Colonial Garden Club of Hollis seeks projects in need of funding

HB Letters

To the Editor: The Colonial Garden Club, of Hollis, raises money through our annual plant sale and garden tours in order to provide scholarships, maintain town plantings and to help fund worthwhile community endeavors. We are presently seeking projects in need of funding. The projects ...

What happened at the Common Core forum in Hollis

HB Letters

To the Editor: Last week, Kat McGhee wrote a negative review of the yet-to-be-held forum on Common Core state standards (CCSS), claiming the panel was anti-CCSS and not fact-based. There were eight speakers invited six weeks prior to the event; five were pro-CCSS and three against. Four ...

Hollis and Brookline should cooperate on apportionment formula

HB Letters

To the Editor: I appreciated the letter from the Hollis woman in last week’s paper. She pointed out that there should be discussions and a study down about the tax apportionment formula that guides the Hollis Brookline school co-op. She had some good points about how complicated ...

Hollis trails closed for mud season

HB Letters

To the Editor: The Hollis trails are closed for mud season to horses and mountain bikers. This is done to protect the trails from being torn up until they dry out. Also, due to the deep frost, the trails will have minor sink holes that will have to be repaired for everyone’s ...

Re-elect Finlay Rothhaus – Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: On April 8, I hope Merrimack residents take the time to make it to JMUES All Purpose Room and vote. When you do, I would like you to consider re-electing Finlay Rothhaus to the Town Council. I have had the pleasure of serving on the Town Council with Finlay in the past and ...

Rothhaus and Boyd for Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I support Bill Boyd and Finlay Rothhaus for re-election to Merrimack’s Town Council. I am proud to call them friends, and I am well pleased with the way they’ve served Merrimack. These individuals are intelligent, compassionate, hard-working and ...

Finlay Rothhaus for Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: My name is Finlay Rothhaus and I am writing to ask for your support in my bid to seek re-election to the Merrimack Town Council. For the last eight years I have enjoyed the privilege of serving on the Town Council. During this time, much has occurred in our community. ...

Vote yes on Article 4 on Merrimack school warrant

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I am writing to urge the voters of Merrimack to vote yes on Article 4 of the school district warrant on April 8. This article is to eliminate the School Budget Committee and expand the School Board to seven members. The Budget Committee has shown little value to voters in ...

Support Lenette Peterson for Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: Lenette Peterson has been a true advocate for life, liberty and property while a state representative for Merrimack. She’s now seeking to transfer her advocacy and enthusiasm for issues important to Merrimack residents to the town level. I support her in this endeavor ...

Re-elect Bill Boyd to Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: It’s our pleasure to write and express our support of Bill Boyd and his re-election bid to the Merrimack Town Council. I’ve worked and served with Bill on the Planning Board. He was prepared, thoughtful and respectful in his deliberations. I have seen that ...

What will Brown do for us?

Cabinet Editorials

Soon, of course, we will begin to hear what will become the operative word vis a vis Scott Brown: Carpetbagger. And it is certainly true that he is a newcomer to New Hampshire politics. But so what? Bobby Kennedy and Hillary Clinton were, decades apart, newcomers to New York politics. They ...