Letters to editor

To the Editor, On February 2nd I was walking with a friend at about 9 a.m. on Singing beach when all of a sudden, I was careened & run to the ground by four large (a shepherd, Golden Retrievers) …

To the Editor, I'm writing to endorse Ashley Sullivan for Republican State Committeewoman. An acquaintance, who supports a different candidate, condescendingly asked me just what I thought makes her …

To the Editor, March Forth! It’s a command that inspires optimism and determination, and it’s also a date on the calendar. You’ll recall that last year Manchester’s Zoning Board of Appeals …

To the Editor, To Republicans and conservative-minded unenrolled voters, I worked with Jeff Yull on several occasions. I can attest to the unwavering commitment to his cause – as has many, all …

MBTS 4th July Committee Thank You

The Fourth of July Committee would like to thank the following for contributing to this year’s Fourth of July Celebration over the past few weeks. The O’Malley Family, The Ross …

What a Joke

“The MBTA is on track to be broke soon. There’s no long-term fix.” (Boston Globe).  And, Healy and the MBTA, WANT US TO CHANGE THE CHARACTER OF …

Thoughts About Our Town Library

Our Manchester Public Library faces two big predicaments - but we have an opportunity to do something about it. The root cause of both predicaments is the library building itself.  It is …

To the Editor, At their February 6th meeting, the Manchester Essex Regional School Committee voted 4 to 3 on the Fiscal Year 2025 budget: a 2.99% increase from the prior year. Superintendent Pam …

Cape Ann GOP Debate Forum Feb 19

On behalf of the Cape Ann GOP Debate Forum Committee, I would like to invite you and your readers to attend a debate featuring candidates for the Republican State Committee in the …

To the Editor, My name is Cynthia Bjorlie, and I am running for Mass. Republican State Committee.   This is my first run for office. I am a semi-retired, primary care doctor from …

The squabbling over the MERSD budget is concerning. Several years ago, the residents of Essex and Manchester agreed to form a union—a regional school district—for the …

I have had the pleasure of knowing Michael Scarlata for several years and he is without question someone that truly works hard at whatever he puts his mind to.  Michael …

I wish this were a funny coincidence.  Instead, it is a clear example of NIMBY being alive and well in Manchester by Sea.  If one looks at the addresses of each member of the …

Manchester Essex High School is currently in the process of changing the class schedule for the Fall of 2024. This change is directly precipitated by the budget cut and the need to pool resources …

My dear friend Michael Scarlata is running for Republican State Committeeman in the First Essex and Middlesex district which includes Manchester and surrounding towns.   I have known Michael for …

NIMBY? No.

I am the member of the MBTA Task Force who lives on Bennett St.   I am responding to the letter to the editor in last week’s paper as an individual, not on behalf of the Task Force.   …

I write in response to a recent letter asserting the districts under consideration as part of the MBTA Zoning process reflect “NIMBYism” by the MBTA Zoning Task …

To The Editor: Theresa Whitman, School Committee Chair, reminded us at the recent joint finance committee meeting, “When the two towns formed a Regional School district, they essentially …

We live in a Constitutional Republic. We elect representatives that, in theory, represent us and act on our behalf. They are not suppose to represent the Federal Government or State Government or …

Thank You to MBTS' Fire & Police

To the Editor, We wish to thank the Manchester Fire and Police Departments for their quick response to our recent needed emergency. We are so very lucky to have such professional, courteous …

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