Letters

Share your blessings

It’s not about the national and international news. Whatever source you follow, we are facing so many problems of every kind – natural disaster, war, crime, discrimination and the list goes on and on. The problems are not unique to the United States. Different, but similar, worries are ...

ALWAYS on their side

I have been volunteering as a New Hampshire court appointed special advocate, guardian ad litem since 2013. CASA of New Hampshire is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that abused and neglected children in New Hampshire have a voice in the court system and that their best ...

Mayor comments misleading

This letter responds to Mayor Donchess’scomments at the conclusion of the Board of Alderman meeting on Nov. 27, 2018. Specifically, it was the second time (that I am aware of) where the mayor has mentioned in a public forum that “The Ortolanos’ tax bill will be going down 20 percent.” ...

Special events on tap

The year 2019 is shaping up to be busy and exciting for the Milford Historical Society. It is the 40th anniversary of our move to the Carey House Museum and special events are being planned for every open house from April through December. April: A visit from the Hutchinson family via ...

Thank you

“It’s a Wonderful Life” here in Wilton. On Sunday, Dec. 22, people streamed into the Town Hall Theater carrying food items for the Open Cupboard Pantry, the only admission charge. Like George Bailey and the Bailey Savings and Loan, Dennis Markaverich and his Town Hall Theater have always ...

Thank you

The families of Brandon “Memo” Kluz wish to express their deep appreciation to those who offered such kindness, support and messages of sympathy over the past weeks. We are grateful to all who have made donations to Brandon’s memorial fund from which we plan to make the Milford Skate ...

This needs to stop

Last week’s article about school students needing more sleep is laughable. This same topic has been floating around for some time, usually referencing some hallowed institution for research. These experts never mention the bad habits that they are creating for these kids. Have any of them ...

Gratitude

On Dec. 8, the community of Milford as well as friends and family from other towns gathered to honor the memory of Corey Stoller. Thanks to the donation of time and talent from the Murphy-Clark Band and Morgan Keating and the Russell Hill Band, a concert was performed at the Congregational ...

Granite bridge to nowhere

Liberty Utilities has proposed a plan to build a natural gas pipeline from the Seacoast to Manchester in order to bring natural gas to the city. This would be a huge project which would involve building a storage tank in Epping, passing the pipeline under the Lamprey river twice, and would end ...

Holiday House Tour

The Friends of the Symphony NH wish to thank and extend their appreciation to The Telegraph publicity department for their promotion of this year’s successful 2018 Friends of Symphony House Tours. The Holiday House Tour is a historical community tradition, enjoyed by the public. The proceeds ...

An open letter

To all Aldermen, After watching the Planning and Economic Development meeting, Dec.18, 2018, I find the findings of the committee that the entire city, not just the downtown, profits from the decision to have a performing arts center. What an absolute joke. I’d like anyone of the folks at ...

Protecting to coastline

The United States discards 4,000 18-wheeler-sized loads of compacted plastic waste every day. Great blocks of plastic are stacked higher and higher in recycling centers, warehouses, landfills, and shipping company dockyards since last summer when China discontinued recycling the plastic waste ...

A special tribute

I recently read the obituary of one of my former seventh grade teachers. Marilyn Wolfe Matuza Viens and was deeply saddened, The strange this is that after all these years of not thinking about her , a couple days prior of seeing her obituary, she was on my mind, out of the blue. Needless to ...

‘Operation Kindness’

Last week, my husband and I, as well as the other neighbors on our street, were treated to four nights of sweet treats as well as inspirational messages. A family of four children on General Amherst Road initiated and carried out a program they called “Operation Kindness,” which was to ...

Make change

Are you going to allow yourself to live in a world where manners are just thrown out the window? Right now there is a severe civility shortage in America. Research says there are three reasons to blame for this: politicians, mainstream media, and internet/social media. Politicians being ...

A slice of history

The life of an archivist and historian is one of discovery and intrigue. Much has transpired in this year alone, one of the nearly three years I have been focused on a particular project. The project is this: Compiling a lasting archive of Playhouse 101 and the American Stage Festival. I ...

PAC issues

The Telegraph article reporting Aldermanic approval of PAC bond issuance legislation addresses proposed changes in the management of the private fund established to pay all PAC expenses, currently estimated at $4 Million). Considering the disorganized planning for the project thus far, caution ...

Disrespectful

On December 11, 2018, I went to City Hall to pay my property taxes. As I walked out of the office, I noticed that there was a picture missing on the wall with ALL members of the Board of Alderman. I was going to attend the BOA meeting that night, but I was called into work. I did go to the ...

Work together

As a business owner and employer, I am greatly concerned Congress will recess without addressing the health insurance tax that is looming heavily over New Hampshire small businesses. The health insurance tax hit employers with an additional $500 tax for every employee we insure. This was ...

Thank you

I am writing this letter to express my thanks to the Bedford voters who elected me as their state representative on Nov. 6. From the generosity of donors to the hospitality of hosts, the diligence of the sign guys to the efficiency of the postcard people, it was the purposeful organization ...