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Opinion

Hollis and Brookline should cooperate on apportionment formula

HB Letters

To the Editor: I appreciated the letter from the Hollis woman in last week’s paper. She pointed out that there should be discussions and a study down about the tax apportionment formula that guides the Hollis Brookline school co-op. She had some good points about how complicated ...

Hollis trails closed for mud season

HB Letters

To the Editor: The Hollis trails are closed for mud season to horses and mountain bikers. This is done to protect the trails from being torn up until they dry out. Also, due to the deep frost, the trails will have minor sink holes that will have to be repaired for everyone’s ...

Re-elect Finlay Rothhaus – Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: On April 8, I hope Merrimack residents take the time to make it to JMUES All Purpose Room and vote. When you do, I would like you to consider re-electing Finlay Rothhaus to the Town Council. I have had the pleasure of serving on the Town Council with Finlay in the past and ...

Rothhaus and Boyd for Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I support Bill Boyd and Finlay Rothhaus for re-election to Merrimack’s Town Council. I am proud to call them friends, and I am well pleased with the way they’ve served Merrimack. These individuals are intelligent, compassionate, hard-working and ...

Finlay Rothhaus for Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: My name is Finlay Rothhaus and I am writing to ask for your support in my bid to seek re-election to the Merrimack Town Council. For the last eight years I have enjoyed the privilege of serving on the Town Council. During this time, much has occurred in our community. ...

Vote yes on Article 4 on Merrimack school warrant

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: I am writing to urge the voters of Merrimack to vote yes on Article 4 of the school district warrant on April 8. This article is to eliminate the School Budget Committee and expand the School Board to seven members. The Budget Committee has shown little value to voters in ...

Support Lenette Peterson for Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: Lenette Peterson has been a true advocate for life, liberty and property while a state representative for Merrimack. She’s now seeking to transfer her advocacy and enthusiasm for issues important to Merrimack residents to the town level. I support her in this endeavor ...

Re-elect Bill Boyd to Merrimack Town Council

Merrimack Letters

To the Editor: It’s our pleasure to write and express our support of Bill Boyd and his re-election bid to the Merrimack Town Council. I’ve worked and served with Bill on the Planning Board. He was prepared, thoughtful and respectful in his deliberations. I have seen that ...

What will Brown do for us?

Cabinet Editorials

Soon, of course, we will begin to hear what will become the operative word vis a vis Scott Brown: Carpetbagger. And it is certainly true that he is a newcomer to New Hampshire politics. But so what? Bobby Kennedy and Hillary Clinton were, decades apart, newcomers to New York politics. They ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough School Board did its job

Cabinet Editorials

We have to hand it to the Wilton-Lyndeborough School Board members who worked so hard to convince voters to combine the two towns’ elementary schools. Yes, the vote two weeks ago was incredibly close, but the board got what it wanted – the Lyndeborough Central School will ...

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 ...