Letters

Editor, Daily News During this holiday season many of you will be out shopping. Reminder: Please take your reusable bags with you. This way there will be no need, no matter which store you are in, to use their single-use plastic bag. Eventually it will be against state law to use single-use...
Editor, Daily News President-elect Trump threatens everything I believe in and have spent a lifetime supporting or actively striving for. Hillary was not the perfect candidate, Bernie was, but she will do. Trump has to go, and I hope the Electoral College agrees. Otherwise, he will undermine the...
Editor, Daily News A while ago I wrote a letter to the Athol Daily News called “Matrix USA.” In the article I spoke about a controlling entity within the United States whose purpose is to manipulate people with misinformation. I said, “Their objective: to mislead Americans into believing a...
Editor, Daily News In my 16 years being an American I have been extreme left wing and right wing. These periods are divided up into different phases I was experiencing in life. As I look back I do not believe either one was right, wrong or good or bad, just different. Now I try my best to hang...
Editor, Daily News In light of the recent controversy surrounding the town of Athol entering into an agreement to regionalize fire and police dispatch with the city of Gardner, I feel compelled to offer a few thoughts. First, Athol built a modern police facility which includes an expansive...
Editor, Daily News A regional dispatch radio clarification... The Athol Selectboard meeting of Nov. 15 made it public record when a report was read outlining the current radio system in use by the Athol Police Department. It reads, “Athol uses low band, which must be upgraded by 2018;” “Athol...
Editor, Daily News, Finally the hoop-la is over with. My phone has stopped ringing. Peace at last. Now if we could only get our younger generation to stop destroying private property while demonstrating. The few that are inciting others to destroy property should be rounded up and charged with...
Editor, Daily News My town is experiencing a great deal of discord over a very important agreement involving the safety and security of residents. There is pressure toward regional agreements for shared municipal services. The Board of Health and other offices presently have regional...
Editor, Daily News I would sincerely like to thank the many individuals who turned out at the Armory in Orange this past Tuesday to assist in the gathering of said election’s multi-track votes. Of particular note is that of commending Nancy Blackmer, the town clerk, for her outstanding efforts...
Editor, Daily News In the Nov. 11 edition, the editorial/letters page was most instructive. Reading Jennifer J. Wheeler’s letter and the reprinted editorial from the Orange County Register, I would say this: Let our voices be heard that we have chosen a president and not a monarch. If the result...

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