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Opinion

Draining wetlands was ineffective, stupid

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I need to make some comments on your recent article (“Beaver control sparks conflict”). Water drained from the wetlands had no effect, and is separate from the homes on Whitten Road here in Milford. In point of fact, the high water remains a threat to ...

Water doesn’t flow uphill to Whitten Road

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Milford’s environmental coordinator Fred Elkind seems to think that water flows uphill. In an article in the Cabinet on Sept. 18 titled “Beaver control sparks conflict,” Elkind was quoted: “The DPW saw the risks” … ...

Hassan budget plan doesn’t add up

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Governor Hassan has learned her lessons well from President Obama. His biggest lie: When he said “the ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) is not Islamic”? Or when he said “You can keep your doctor and your insurance in ...

Labor Day Parade support is appreciated

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: This year’s Labor Day Parade was a great success because of strong public participation, and yes, better funding. Much heavy lifting takes place behind the scenes. VFW Commander John Raymond expends an enormous amount of effort to make the parade a reality, as does ...

Havenstein is right choice for New Hampshire

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Walt Havenstein is a Cincinnatus-like leader who will serve New Hampshire well. Cincinnatus was a consul and farmer from Roman Republic circa 450 B.C. who was called back from his farm to defend Rome against invasion. Once he defended the city, he returned to his farm, refusing ...

Support Nyquist for Senate

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: It is said that ‘all politics is local’. Well, if politics are local, then I think that politicians – the people that represent me and my interests – should be local also. They should be part of my community, they should work in the ...

Brown is reason to vote for Shaheen

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: At a time when corporations are “making more money than ever before yet paying a lower share of the overall U.S. tax pie” (Time), Lawyer Schappals turns a blind eye on the corporate abuse of our citizens in the jobs that are relocated elsewhere. Thus her ...

Graham thanks supporters

Bedford Letters

I wish to thank all of the Bedford residents who supported and voted for me for me in the primary, as well as those who have supported me for the last 14 years. As I contemplate leaving elected public service for a while, I cannot begin to describe how grateful I am to have had the opportunity ...

Politicians are not scientists

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: You know that amusing TV commercial that asks whether you should let your auto mechanic remove your appendix and have your doctor repair your car? I have that same question about politicians like Scott Brown that refute climate change, despite consensus among the majority of ...

Take pride in our nation’s flag

Cabinet Editorials

What an interesting juxtaposition there was in last week’s Cabinet. On Page 1, we had a story and photos about the rededication of Milford’s World War II monument, a piece devoted to honoring the men and women who served in that global conflict and, in particular, the 12 ...

Intersection fix a good move

Cabinet Editorials

If you know Wilton, you’re probably familiar with one, if not both, of the intersections that the town believes to be unsafe and that it is now targeting for a bit of restructuring in the hope of cutting down on potential danger. Thanks to Police Chief Brent Hautanen, the issue was ...

Former Twin Tows owner was a Wilton student

Cabinet Editorials

116 years ago, 1898 An unnamed person wrote a letter to The Cabinet suggesting that bicyclists should be prohibited from riding on the Nashua Street sidewalk. An advertisement told people BattleAx Plug chewing tobacco “pacifies and satisfies everybody” and that American ...

Mooney thanks supporters

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I would like to sincerely thank those who voted for me, helped me and contributed to my campaign for the State Senate in the towns of Merrimack, Amherst, Milford and Wilton. Since the campaign started in June, so many of you took valuable time from your jobs, families and ...

Share Outreach appreciates community’s support

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: With the help of a generous community, Share prepared 238 students for the start of the new school year by providing backpacks and school supplies. Working with the guidance counselors at several area schools, we also dropped off boxes of extra supplies to be distributed ...

Beaver Dam on Heron Pond in Milford wrecked

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: In August the town’s Department of Public Works severely breached and wrecked the beaver dam that creates the much enjoyed Heron Pond where the Great Blue Herons nested all summer long. Back in June, Selectman Mark Fougere had sent an email to the town’s ...

Rep. O’Brien thanks Mont Vernon, New Boston voters

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I want to thank the Mont Vernon and New Boston voters for the strong state representative primary vote to continue on to the November 4, 2014 general election. All of us should know that these victories are shared with those who support us. We also know or should know they have ...

Supermarket editorial off base

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I would like to respond to your editorial on the return of Market Basket. We are all happy that MB is back and their workers are all earning paychecks again. If this had continued much longer it would have buried the company and caused possible layoffs. First of all, the writer ...

Let’s put end to loud motorcycles

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: This is an appeal to rid our town of excessively loud motorcycles. Lets put an end to this noise pollution and make Milford a more pleasant place. Our police department should enforce a maximum decibel level once again for all vehicles. But lets face it, it is the motorcycles ...

Daniels appreciates voter support

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank primary election voters for supporting my candidacy to serve as their state Senator. Voters had many good candidates on the ballot from which to choose, and I continue to be humbled by their vote of confidence in me. In addition ...

Community support helps Share help students

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: With the help of a generous community, Share prepared 238 students for the start of the new school year by providing backpacks and school supplies. Working with the guidance counselors at several area schools, we also dropped off boxes of extra supplies to be distributed ...