Letters to editor

To the Editor, We write to correct an error in Jon Keefe’s letter published in last week’s Cricket.  He stated that “we cannot vote in absentia due to the town’s bylaws.”  Mr. Keefe is …

To the Editor, WE'RE BACK!!! After taking a break for three years because of Covid, we're gonna give it a shot.  The 32nd Breakfast for those attending the Sunrise Service at Singing Beach …

To the Editor, This Monday, April 3, you have the opportunity and civic obligation to make your voice heard on a variety of issues that could both temporarily and permanently change our beautiful …

Gary Gilbert: Thank You

To The Editor, I want to thank Gary Gilbert for his letter to the Cricket in support of our town volunteers and town workers.  His letter has inspired me to join in with my support of our …

To the Editor, In his letter to the Cricket of March 17, the snide remarks of Mr. Brown and his implied accusation of deceit and incompetence on the parts of our volunteer boards and Town …

Dear Manchester Voters

To the Editor, At its meeting on March 13, the Planning Board voted unanimously to pass over Article 18: Amendments to Accessory Dwelling Unit By-Law (Section 9.1) and Article 19: Senior Housing …

To the Editor, Christian Brown's letter to the Cricket last week was not only snide and nasty, but it was insulting to all the 200 or so women and men that volunteer to keep our town running.  …

To The Editor, The following is Part 2 of a letter I sent to Town Officials on February 16 regarding the insufficient staffing levels of the Manchester Fire Department.  Part 2 of the letter …

To The Editor, The following is Part 1 of a letter I sent to Town Officials on February 16 regarding the insufficient and unsafe staffing levels of the Manchester Fire Department.  Part 2 of the …

Timely Minutes = Posture of Transparency

To the Editor, Did you know Manchester-by-the-sea has a YouTube channel where you can watch all the various town meeting shenanigans?  Ayup, that’s right -- there is, but I’m not sure …

To the Editor, I freely confess that I am a member of the Downtown Improvement Project (DIP) committee.  But I write as a simple(!) voter and taxpayer.  We should be truly thankful for the …

To the Editor, I am writing in support of Jon Keefe’s letter “Just Say No to Proposed MBTA Zoning Changes” which appeared in the 2/10 Cricket – what he says makes common sense. The …

Special Thanks to the Tuck’s Point Crew

To the Editor, I would like to thank Mike, Danny, Erin and June for organizing a bowling trip for my birthday.  There were 20-25 people and I can’t tell you enough how much I love you all!  …

To the Editor, This past weekend, temperatures in Cape Ann reached -7F with windchill, pipes bursts, roofs caved in, and many families suddenly found themselves having to brave the frigid cold, …

What is the MAPC?

To the Editor, While you were sleeping, an organization that is dedicated to mandating what Towns like Manchester should be doing to meet the heavy-handed agendas of faraway politicians and …

Food For Thought

To the Editor, Y’all bready for this?  Let’s give ’em something to taco ’bout—irony. There’s nothing more deliciously good than a food pun.  Nice to meat you, and thanks for …

Scott Family Thank You

To the Editor and the Community, We would like to thank everyone for the endless acts of kindness – the meals, flowers, cards, donations and more, that have gotten us through this incredibly …

To the Editor, Please vote no on the coming zoning changes that are being pushed on us by the Commonwealth simply because there is a train station in town.  The states mandate will seriously …

To the Editor, From humble beginnings as a small food pantry, Beverly Bootstraps has grown into a leading social service agency on the North Shore.  Last year, we celebrated 30 years of community …

To the Editor, In 2008 when I first moved to Manchester-by-the-Sea, cellular telephone service was abysmal.  This was something I thought I’d just have to accept until something was done. …

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