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Editorial: Collaboration is the key to survival

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Monadnock region is rich in its commitment to education and the arts. It’s a place where people have long come for training and praxis in the theater, visual arts, music, as well as humanities. Close to 70 years ago, the Sharon Arts Center was incorporated with a mission to, as its website says, “provide education in the theory and practice of the arts and crafts through instruction, exhibitions and … 0

Letter: Book discussions an opportunity

Friday, August 15, 2014

To the editor: A reader’s treat awaits at the Ingalls Memorial Library in Rindge. Once a month, readers are invited to meet for a book group discussion on the classics, led by Marcia Breckenridge. What makes this group so interesting and fun is Marcia. She is a retired teacher of British and American literature. She brings us the background of the book and … 0

Letter: Thanks for a great festival season

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: The Monadnock Music Board of Trustees would like to express our gratitude for a successful 49th Festival Season. First, there is lots of thanks to be given to all of those great people who made this year such a success: to our staff, headed by our managing director, Christopher Sink; to our festival manager, Helen Titchener, whose efficiency and focus … 0

Letter: Let’s look at 2nd Amendment issue

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: One of the famous lines of filmdom’s “All The President’s Men” is “Follow the money,” spoken in a garage to a newspaper reporter, played by Robert Redford. That sentence is relevant to current events as they are unrolling in the media today — and every … 1

Letter: I’m for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: Scott Brown was wrong for Massachusetts and is wrong for New Hampshire, in fact on every issue he is just plain wrong. He is wrong on Obamacare, which is helping millions of Americans gain health care for the first time, wrong on immigration, too. He … 0

Letter: Thanks for your support with fair

Friday, August 22, 2014

To the editor: The 98th Annual First Church in Jaffrey Fair and the Children’s Fair were a great success on Aug. 6. The First Church thanks the scores of people from the community and the church who made contributions of items and who volunteered to work on the … 0

Letter: Is it ‘Kuster’s last stand’?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: I note that “Kuster has made a stand.” I am referring to her name emblazoned in large blue letters on a derelict rusty tank in the field opposite Shaw’s. How appropriate this is, since she has been a part of the current administration that has … 0

Letter: Daler, Leishman deserve your vote

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: We have a primary election on Sept. 9, and I’m asking you to vote for two experienced candidates who deserve your support. Jennifer Daler is a Democratic candidate for Executive Council District 5, which includes many of the towns covered by this paper. Jennifer served … 0


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: Over the past five years, I have had the pleasure of knowing, and being represented by Senator Andy Sanborn. I don’t think I have ever had the pleasure of knowing someone in public service who is as responsive as he is. When I was previously … 0

Letter: Music in the Park was a treat

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: I would like to thank Twelve Pine Cafe and Depot Square for hosting the free Music In Depot Park Friday Summertime Concert Series. The event was held Friday evenings, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., July and August in The Depot Square Park, alongside the beautiful … 0

Letter: Kuster’s record speaks for itself

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: Back in February of this year, Congresswoman Annie Kuster actually said in a radio interview that she was “probably one of the strongest supporters of the president in the entire United States Congress.” If you don’t believe me, feel free to look it up on … 0

Letter: Kudos to Pyle for artistic talent

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: Super kudos to Sarah Pyle of Francestown, Country Brokers, etc., for her artistic talent in creating two fabulous posters advertising the 97th Labor Day Celebration on Monday, Sept. 1. Lawrie Barr Francestown … 0

Letter: Voting rights need our attention

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

To the editor: I had no idea when I asked my town moderator to do an election night hand count of one of two federal races in November 2010, I would discover what I have outlined in court documents filed recently in Cheshire Superior Court. (Search for Protect … 0