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Opinion

Wilton folks get it

Cabinet Editorials

Wilton voters sent a strong message to those relatively few who remain opposed to using a small amount of public money to preserve open space: It’s our money, too, and nowadays we are the clear majority. The Town Meeting vote to use $80,000 in taxpayers’ money for an ...

Easter snow day in Lyndeborough

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1914 In a heavy rain, the cement roof of the Souhegan Bank in Milford began to leak. Water poured in near the big glass dome and soon filled the electric light globes, several of which fell to the floor. Throughout the main office, furniture was swollen so that drawers and ...

Amherst Cemetery Maintenance Finance Committee

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: The Amherst Board of Selectmen, along with the Cemetery Trustees and the Trustees of the Trust Funds, wish to update the methods and processes by which cemetery maintenance is funded and supported throughout the town. To that end, they have agreed that the BOS should launch a ...

Founding Fathers didn’t want career politicians

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Our Founding Fathers recognized the importance of having citizen politicians. Citizen politicians defined more than 238 years ago as people who participate in the political process, and these people come from all walks of life, such as farmers, businesses, law practices, inn ...

Congratulations – and thank you to Bedford voters

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Mr. Shaughnessy gets my most heartfelt congratulations on his re-election as our town moderator. I want to say thank you to him for his courteous and fair treatment throughout this election process. Our other re- and newly elected get my congratulations as well. I would like ...

New Hampshire state Sen. Sanborn makes sense of health care

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: In a March 20th Op-Ed entitled, “Why Would Sanborn Deny Health Care to our Neighbors?” Dr. Wayne Goldner suggests that Senator Sanborn is somehow opposed to providing healthcare to people in New Hampshire. Why limit such an attack to healthcare? Why not ...

New Hampshire Legislators: Support Medicaid plan

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: I am writing in support of the Medicaid expansion plan that was recently proposed by the New Hampshire Legislature and endorsed by Governor Hassan. It has been frustrating watching our elected representatives and state leaders fail to reach any agreement over the past two years ...

Thanking Brookline voters

HB Letters

To the Editor: I would like to thank everyone who voted for me in the recent town election. I look forward to serving town residents as a library trustee for the next three years. The library has much to offer Brookliners, and I welcome the opportunity to assist the other members of the ...

Hollis School Board Election Results

HB Letters

To the Editor: In the recent election, the results for the two races for the Hollis School Board were extremely close. In the one-year position, no recount was requested. After the recount period expired, Tammy Fareed was declared the winner. The final count was Tammy Fareed with 400 votes ...

One young woman can make a big difference

HB Letters

To the Editor: I am writing today to celebrate a young woman who has become my inspiration and hero… When one learns that their mother has cancer, one can handle it many ways … sorrow, denial, anger. Emily Rezzarday, a 19-year-old resident of Brookline sought to raise ...

Apportionment is a complex issue in Hollis and Brookline

HB Letters

To the Editor: Apportionment is too important and complex an issue to be decided emotionally. At the Cooperative School District meeting, we were presented with figures based on 100 percent average daily membership (ADM) and 50 percent ADM and 50 percent equalized valuation. In reality, ...

Commone Core forum won’t be balanced for Hollis and Brookline

HB Letters

To the Editor: Common Core Forum for Understanding sounds good… But the impression that the Common Core Forum at the end of March will be “balanced” is misleading. The three confirmed speakers are well known anti-Common Core speakers. None of the invitees from ...

I ask for your vote for Merrimack School Board on April 8

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I write to ask for your support and vote on April 8 to be re-elected to the Merrimack School Board. I have worked hard for the students, parents and taxpayers as a board member for the last three years and look forward to continuing my work there. I am most proud of reinstating ...

Thank you to Buckley’s Great Steaks in Merrimack

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: Many thanks to Buckley’s Great Steaks in Merrimack for recently hosting a very successful and enjoyable fundraiser for Laura’s World Fund. The extraordinary food and service only added to a truly memorable evening. Fifty percent of the proceeds were donated ...

Vote Cinda Guagliumi for Merrimack School Board

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I am writing in support of Cinda Guagliumi’s candidacy for the Merrimack School Board. Having served on the Merrimack School Budget Committee and supporting her successful bid for chair this past year, I can say she is the best person on this year’s ballot ...

Elect Cinda Guagliumi to Merrimack School Board

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I’d like to invite Merrimack voters to join me in supporting Cinda Guagliumi for the Merrimack School Board on Tuesday, April 8. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Cinda for the past three years as she served on the school district Budget Committee, and ...