Opinion

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 ...

I ask for your vote on April 8 for Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: My name is Bill Boyd, and I’m running for re-election to the Merrimack Town Council. I would like to thank the community for the honor and privilege of working and serving them these past three years. I seek re-election to continue the progress the council and ...

Re-elect Bill Boyd to Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I write to express my pleasure and support of Bill Boyd and his re-election bid to the Merrimack Town Council. During these past three years, Bill has proven himself to be a valuable member of the Town Council. He’s transparent, thoughtful and prepared for the ...

Merrimack Town Council Candidates Forum set for April 2

Merrimack Letters

Let’s protect NH children from cancer caused by indoor tanning facilities To the Editor: I am writing in support of a New Hampshire House bill which would prohibit kids younger than 18 from using carcinogenic UV indoor tanning facilities. I started using tanning beds at 16, ...

Notter: Keep the death penalty

Merrimack Letters

Below is the speech Rep. Jeanine Notter, of Merrimack, delivered on the House floor regarding her opposition to repealing the death penalty in New Hampshire. Thank you, Madam Speaker. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition to the committee report of Ought to Pass. When I ran for my first term, ...

Dirty pool?

Cabinet Editorials

The March 11 New York Times carried another lengthy piece on how New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie used the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to his own advantage. Here is an interesting example: Initially, the Authority wanted to raise tolls on bridges and tunnels by $4 spread over two ...

Horses, gypsies were common sights on the Oval

Cabinet Editorials

100 years ago, 1914 The Ladies Charitable Society, of Milford, held a missionary meeting and tea and entertained their families at the Congregational chapel with a clever farce titled “The Coming of Annabelle.” The Poverty Party, which was to have been held at the Believue ...

Thank you to the voters of Wilton

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I would like to thank the voters of Wilton for coming out so decisively in support of the preservation of Frye Field. This was a once-in-a-lifetime chance to protect one of the most scenic spots in New Hampshire. The town of Wilton is now able to help secure the conservation ...

Souhegan Valley CROP Walk thanks business sponsors

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: The Souhegan Valley Interfaith CROP Hunger Walk held on May 5 raised $34,099 for world hunger, basic development and emergency relief, through Church World Service, Elkhart. Of the total raised by our local walk, more than $8,500 went to SHARE in Milford and Open Cupboard ...

Thank you for continuing to support the Blue Blue Milford

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: For six consecutive years, Milford voters have stepped up to fund their community’s share of the cost to provide a nonemergency handicapped-accessible regional transportation option to area residents. On behalf of the Souhegan Valley Transportation Collaborative and ...