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Letter: Thanks for memorial cleanup

05-03-2024 1:19 PM

The Rindge Veterans Association would like to thank Larry Cleveland and his crew for their generous donation of time to clean the Rindge Memorial in the center of town. We would also like to thank KDI for their donation of materials.Craig ClarkRindge


Letter: River Center thanks volunteers

04-30-2024 1:10 PM

In recognition of National Volunteer Month, The River Center acknowledges the 20 volunteers who donated over 600 hours completing training, greeting and preparing tax returns through our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.Our volunteers...


Letter: Sell the fire station?

04-30-2024 1:07 PM

Sell the fire station, Nicole MacStay says, for tax revenue. The parking was for those who come to town spending their money, for library employees to park and walk to work, for those using the library, employees working downtown to save the spaces...


Opinion: Inherited hatred and how to stop it

04-30-2024 1:06 PM

By ALICE WADE

Alice Wade is an aerospace engineer from Dover and serves as the treasurer of 603 Equality. When I grew up in the early 2000s, I didn’t know what being transgender meant. I grew up in a time when people cross-dressing on TV shows were laughed at,...


Letter: Do the work, and vote blue

04-30-2024 1:05 PM

Folks looking to Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as a way to “vote their conscience,” or are voting for him because they perceive him as the “lesser of two evils,” between President Joe Biden and Donald Trump, have to look past their sense of an entitled vote...


Opinion: It’s time to properly fund education

04-25-2024 1:07 PM

By SUSAN MCKEVITT

Susan McKevitt lives in Bradford. On April 11, the New York Times ran an article entitled: “It’s Time to End the Quiet Cruelty of Property Taxes.” Like many towns, Bradford recently had its town meeting, and we experienced this cruelty.Over 200...


Letter: It is time for change

04-25-2024 1:05 PM

The health care landscape continually evolves, with advancements in education, training and technology shaping patient care delivery.In New Hampshire, outdated optometry laws hinder access to quality eye care. Optometrists, with extensive training,...


Letter: Leave girls’ teams alone

04-25-2024 1:05 PM

A predominant theme these days is how awful it is to deny transgender girls the right to play on a girls’ team. Sorry, but I do not agree. These transgender girls can play on the boys’ team. They are not excluded from sports.I fought for the passage...


Viewpoint: State Rep. Molly Howard – Public schools are the bedrock of communities

04-23-2024 12:20 PM

By STATE REP. MOLLY HOWARD

A recent Google search informed me that New Hampshire students rank sixth in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report, with similar results on other sites.That’s pretty good, considering New Hampshire ranks 50th in public school funding,...


Letter: Palestine is not a country

04-23-2024 12:19 PM

In the story about Richard Hartshorne April 11 playing and speaking at Mariposa, the item states that he played music in Palestine. Palestine is not a country. Israel is a country where ethnic Palestinians live. That area of the world is no longer...


Letter: Trump’s willing confederate

04-23-2024 12:19 PM

As a pragmatic New England independent voter, I am sincere sadden by Gov. Chris Sununu’s recent flip-flopping. Sununu illustrated how deep into the Republican Party the stench of decay has occurred.Sununu is hardly a MAGA enthusiast. He...


Letter: Standing by statements

04-23-2024 12:19 PM

I am writing in response to Ed Surprenant's April 11 letter, "Letter is unfair to Democrats.”First, all my references were directed at progressive Democrats, highly concentrated in swampy Washington, D.C. I stand by my statements made there which...


Letter: Warmington lied about abortion position

04-23-2024 12:18 PM

Many good people do not run for public office because of misrepresentations and, unfortunately, outright lies that are often condoned in the political arena. But, in politics, as in life, facts matter.So, I felt it was important to let you know the...


Letter: Negative language and middle fingers

04-23-2024 12:18 PM

Standing at Route 202 and Route 101 intersection for the past three years and 11 months has not been about taking rights away from white people, rather to have equal rights for Black and other people of color.Last Saturday, in the first half hour of...


Viewpoint: Jay Schechter – ConVal agreement no longer works

04-19-2024 11:48 AM

By JAY SCHECHTER

On Wednesday, April 10, the Monadnock Center For History and Culture and Monadnock Ledger-Transcript sponsored a Community Conversation. Several members of the Dublin Education Advisory Committee attended.The presentation was billed as an event to ask...


Letter: Income is the problem

04-19-2024 11:48 AM

On April 10, I and about 50 residents of the ConVal School District attended a Community Conversation, “Where Does the ConVal School District Go From Here?” presented by the Monadnock Center for History and Culture and the Monadnock Ledger Transcript...


Letter: A Champion for Women's Rights

04-19-2024 11:47 AM

Women of my generation, who fought to have our rights expanded in the last decades of the 20th century, never imagined that those rights would be ripped away by politicians and judges put in place by a minority of our country’s citizens.The attack on...


Letter: Ban is not a political issue

04-16-2024 9:25 AM

Jeremy Margolis' article (“Senate OKs trans women sports ban,” April 9) struck me and, as a woman, I bristled.The article begins, "In the latest victory for Republicans… ." Why must this be presented politically? What has happened to humanity? This is...


Letter: It’s a matter of choice

04-16-2024 9:24 AM

Some years ago, back in the late seventies, my daughter, a high school graduate, moved out of our home to be “on my own.” We honored her decision. Then one day she called. She was pregnant.Honestly, and sadly, I wasn’t surprised. What little I knew, I...


Letter: Don’t print lies

04-16-2024 9:24 AM

I was disappointed to read in the April 4 edition of the Ledger, a letter from Charles Krause of Peterborough. I wasn't so much disappointed in the content (which we're all too used to seeing these days), but the fact it was printed at all. Surely the...


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