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Opinion

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 ...

Schneller appreciates campaign support

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Sincere thanks to the residents of Bedford from the Schneller family and state representative candidate John Schneller. My family and I started a race in July that we had never planned to run. We were encouraged to join the race by a small number of friends in town who were ...

Common Core not right for New Hampshire

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: The new Common Core Standards has generated controversy around the country. In a recent Huffington Post article, “How the Common Core Lost Teacher Support” Peter Green explains why support among teachers is plummeting. Green highlights the numerous reasons ...

‘Stupid idea’ for New Hampshire

HB Letters

To the Editor: There are people whose job it is to sit around a table and think: How can we do something truly stupid, and make it harmful to the planet and to some real human beings while we are in the groove? A bunch of these people from Tennessee apparently were doing this job when they ...

Take part in fighting Lyme

Cabinet Editorials

Once, Lyme disease was just something that happened to other people, something we’d hear about now and then, something discussed on public radio, but not something about which we needed to worry. That’s what we thought. The truth is, we should have been worrying about ...

Town Labor Day parade a success

Cabinet Editorials

We love a parade and, obviously, so do you because Milford’s annual Labor Day parade last week was a huge hit. That was evidenced by the number of people watching but also, we’re happy to report, by the number of participants. It has been several years since ...

Recognize any of these students from 1963?

Cabinet Editorials

116 years ago, 1898 Isaac Brothers took over the old shop of Charles Tarbell on Elm Street in Milford, under Fletcher’s laundry. He was to provide bicycle repairing and wheelwright work. Passenger traffic over the Fitchburg and Milford railroad line was said to have been the ...

No respect shown for our flag at parade

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: What a shame. At the 2014 Milford Labor Day parade, men and women sat as the flag was paraded by veterans and patriotic groups. Men kept their hats and caps on. No respect for the flag. What a huge contrast with the behavior of citizens of Cheyenne, WY, at their Frontier ...

Crooker is Citizen of the Year

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Is it any wonder that Gary Crooker was named “Citizen of the Year” in Wilton? Through the American Legion and its branches, Gary has long inspired the members of the community to support the Open Cupboard Pantry, a food source for those in need residing in ...

Gleason’s service to Amherst appreciated

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Several weeks ago, Brian Gleason, resigned from his position as Amherst’s Director of Emergency Services. Brian served the town of Amherst with pride and distinction for over 14 years. He was well respected by colleagues from around the state. He brought a level of ...

Recalling the events of 9/11

Cabinet Letters

To the Editor: Thinking back on that day it is just as horrifying as the minutes in which it was unfolding. Within those minutes we felt so taken advantage of, so weak, but in the hours to come we only got stronger, never realizing the effect it would have on our children. All alone, never ...

Response to Schappels letter

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Lawyer Julia Schappels may have her day in court where she defends the ‘inversion’ principle of tax evasion whereby a corporation moves its headquarters overseas to avoid paying American taxes. But she will still be on the wrong side of history and wrong ...

Make voice heard at the polls

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Forty years ago this month I started Medical school. Since that time there has been phenomenal changes in medical technology and the delivery of healthcare, saving and prolonging countless lives. The greatest change by far in those years was the passage of the ...

Shaheen is right choice for New Hampshire

Bedford Letters

To the Editor: Northern Iraq; ISIS; Syria, Gaza. The world is a dangerous place and there is enough geo-political instability to give one nightmares. I want our elected officials to make wise, well-reasoned judgments on the use of military force. As a former active duty military officer (Judge ...

Market Basket’s return welcome

Cabinet Editorials

At last: Market Basket is back and those among us who value the company for its prices can breath a sigh of relief. We’re saved after weeks of having to shop at the grocery chain that shall remain unnamed but which offers prices in excess of those at Market Basket. And the opening of ...

Building a central location in Mont Vernon

Cabinet Editorials

116 years ago, 1898 Emri C. Hutchinson was elected president of Milford’s Granite Grange. Trains running from the Milford area back to the city were said to be heavily laden with returning vacationers getting back to their city homes after Labor Day. In Lyndeborough, silo filling ...