Letters

Editor, Daily News The Athol Daily News, March 25-26 edition covered a meeting between Petersham Assessor Dana Kennan and the selectboard, along with the Advisory Finance Committee. Mr. Kennan explained an interest to eliminate the tax on farm animals, saying there really isn’t a way to know who...
Editor, Daily News Ken Carville’s conservative or right-wing letters to the editor appear often in this newspaper. Carville, of Wendell, lives in a town known for its majority of environmentalists, hippies and political leftists, and I’m confident all of those people would defend Carville’s...
Editor, Daily News It is all well and good when our president says America first, but there is also a continuing need for help for our children of this earth who continue to suffer terrible hunger such as those in Nigeria and Sudan in Africa. News reports reach me again and again of these little...
Editor, Daily News We are starting to recover from the unspeakable tragedy that befell our town recently. We pray for comfort and peace for Scott and Vivian. There were numerous people, inside and outside the town, who provided support and assistance. I won’t mention specific names, lest I...
Editor, Daily News During WWII Germany and Japan had Axis Sally and Tokyo Rose who demoralized our fighting men. They spoke in hushed voices like you’d hear on NPR. Things like, “Your wife or girlfriend was bedding down with conscientious objectors, 4-F civilians or draft dodgers.” If they had...
Editor, Daily News In my opinion, the United States is under attack and is very vulnerable at this time. President Trump and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon seem determined, based on statements as well as cabinet choices, to disassemble our democratic institutions, the agencies that implement...
Editor, Daily News An employee at Athol McDonald’s who is a child with a learning disability and extreme bashfulness was shamed by the new owner! In front of customers and employees she intimidated this 17-year-old child and made her cry and then responded with, “Oh, look, I made her cry!”...
Editor, Daily News Orange has a bright future, if we embrace it and work for it. Orange needs forward looking leadership, wise planning, and careful spending. Kathy Reinig has provided just that, thoughtful and knowledgeable leadership for the past six years. I urge all Orange voters to vote for...
Editor, Daily News I am impressed with Rep. Geoff Diehl (R-Whitman). He truly cares about the hard working taxpayers of Massachusetts. We are lucky he stepped forward to stop automatic gas tax hikes. If Geoff had not initiated the successful ballot question, there would have been three gas tax...
Editor, Daily News Kathy Reinig has guided the Town of Orange with her steady, well-informed presence on the Board of Selectmen over the past six years. We need her in office for the next three years! Since Rodney Hunt left town, we have an opportunity for numerous block grants that have not...

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