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Opinion

Awareness is key to addiction aid

Cabinet Editorials

We called her Martha, but of course that wasn’t her real name. Sadly, though, her story was, the story of her son’s addiction to prescription pills and alcohol, perhaps even more sadly, the difficulty she had in finding a facility where her son could be treated. She wanted ...

Governor’s wife plants lilacs at local school

Cabinet Editorials

116 years ago, 1898 The Rev. F.L. Knapp, of the Milford Baptist Church, spoke against amusements like card-playing, dancing and theater-going. Charles B. Heald returned to Milford from a trip through Vermont and to Lake Champlain. At one point, his train was delayed by a washout on the ...

Hassan’s lack of qualifications

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: What does a Governor really do? 1. The governor is Chief Executive of the State. His/her role is primarily administrative, financial & leadership. 2. The governor uses his/her position to bolster the state’s standing in the world, to form partnerships with other ...

Milford dedicates softball field to ‘Bubba’ Carson

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: On Sept. 27 and 28, 2014 the Milford Recreation Department held the fifth Wooden Bat Tournament. This was at Keyes Memorial Park and at the newly developed Robert “Bubba” Carson Jr. Memorial Field at Kaley Park. The event was kicked off with a ribbon cutting ...

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Just a note to express my thoughts as to the rules regarding the rotary at Meetinghouse Road in Bedford. Evidently some people who are traveling east on Meetinghouse Road seem to be in such a hurry that they don’t pay attention as to the vehicles already in the circle ...

Earnshaw appreciates voter support

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Thank you for electing me to be a delegate to the Republican Convention. I arrived to a packed hall with high energy and diverse views. After heated debate the platform was passed. We left, a united group ready for the coming election. My favorite part of the day was listening ...

Fournier worthy of appreciation

Cabinet Editorials

Whether or not you agree with Suzanne Fournier, whether or not you even like Suzanne Fournier, you must give the Milford resident credit for persistence and the courage of her convictions. Fournier, it can be said without being even slightly discourteous, is a thorn in the side of Milford ...

Music at games too loud to enjoy

Cabinet Editorials

Recently we attended the UNH-Dartmouth football game which, for most of the first half, was competitive but, as sometimes happens on the gridiron, turned into a rout won by UN H 52-19. But that is not the point. We arrived at the game about 90 minutes early for a chance to soak up a bit of ...

Thumbing the Files for Oct. 2

Cabinet Editorials

116 years ago, 1898 The Hillsborough County Total Abstinence and Education Society met in Milford Town Hall. One of the organization’s aims was to get the pledge of every boy and girl in the public schools to abstain from alcohol. Several cases of destitution were reported in ...

Jeanne Shaheen is a real New Hampshire senator

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: We will never know if, or to what extent, former Senator Scott Brown was involved in deep-sixing the bipartisan Shaheen-Portman energy bill. What we do know is that this itinerant, opportunistic politician has never been involved in New Hampshire’s politics, culture, ...

Board acts contrary to will of voters

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: At Milford’s 2014 Town Meeting, voters voted down Article 21 that would have given approval to the Board of Selectmen to sell earth materials out of the former Brox Property situated at the end of Heron Pond Road. Not deterred, the BOS, at the direction of Selectman ...

Kuster still right for New Hampshire

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Annie Kuster is a hard-working, thoughtful congresswoman who has focused on the needs of New Hampshire. To help job seekers find employment, she has regularly hosted job fairs throughout the state in order to match those seekers with potential employers. In Washington, she has ...

Milford Pumpkin Festival 5K is a town tradition

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: “I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. So I have spent almost all the daylight hours in the open air.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne, 10th October 1842 Please spend some time in the open autumnal ...

Outreach meeting article disappointing to reader

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I am disappointed with the article regarding the Greater Milford Outreach meeting. I think that the tone of the article is inflammatory and does not represent what Capt. Nervik was sharing with our group. I believe Capt. Nervik was pointing out that drugs and addiction ...

Hassan deserves support for re-election

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Maggie Hassan has been an excellent governor, in the tradition of John Lynch, and she deserves our support for re-election. With a bipartisan approach, she has demonstrated real leadership in bringing people together to solve the challenges facing New Hampshire. New Hampshire ...

Affordable Care Act is working in the Granite State

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: In a Bedford paper last week, resident Dante D’Amato chides Democratic candidates for not writing letters to the editor favoring the Affordable Care Act. Here’s one. Here in New Hampshire, the Affordable Care Act is working. In our state, there are now 5 ...

Hollis VFW, always ready to help, seeks donations

HB Letters

To the Editor: The Hollis VFW Post was founded in 1992, and this is a first for us. After reading the great letter to the editor by Wilfrid Marquis about veterans in the Tuesday, Sept. 23, Telegraph, I felt it was time. Our VFW post has been low key for 22 years, but we have done a lot of work ...

Thumbing the Files for Sept. 25

Cabinet Editorials

116 years ago, 1898 J.B. Heald returned to Milford after a western journey, having been as far as Omaha. A change in the railroad schedule meant that the trip from Boston to Milford would take one hour and 40 minutes, 20 minutes longer than previously. F.A. Fessenden, the well-known Milford ...

Jimmy Lehoux Band: A class act

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Jimmy Lehoux and his band are an amazing, big-hearted group of people. When I emailed them asking about the release of their new CD, I mentioned that it saddened me that my brother who is terminally ill was not able to go to the Oxford Fair in Maine to see them perform due to ...

Government must address poverty issue

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Here are some quotes on poverty and civilization by notables from the last few centuries: ? Adam Smith – “No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.” ? Samuel Johnson ...