Letters

READERS: We received numerous ‘Letters to the Editor’ duplicating the letter below, but signed by separate individuals in and around the area and just over the border in New Hampshire. We reached out to Athol’s Neil McGuirk, Director of Veterans Services, Northeast Quabbin Veterans District,  who...
Editor, Daily News My 94-year-old mother-in-law fell on some ice outside her house recently. She could not get back on her feet, so she crawled to the street to get someone’s attention.  I wonder how many people drove past without out even so much as calling 911 with a concern for an old woman...
Editor, Daily News An Open Letter to All “We Are Changing the World” We have achieved a great victory over the tyranny of huge multi-national corporations and a system that is rigged to create more and more wealth and more and more power for the already wealthy and powerful. The individual...
Editor, Daily News We need change again! I don’t like to start with a question, but, what have we, the voters learned in this year’s primary elections? I guess, firstly, we’ve been made aware that our electoral system is outdated and as screwed up as most everything else in our government...
Editor, Daily News You may have served in combat or non-combat. You may have retired or you may have served for a short time. You may have been a draftee or a volunteer. You may have served in the Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, or the Merchant Marines. But you served. You did your...
Editor, Daily News I find it ironic that the Hillary Clinton campaign as well as the national media criticize the tone of the Bernie Sanders’ campaign when a simple Google check of headlines speaks volumes about Clinton’s character and qualifications.  Do her handlers believe the public has...
Editor, Daily News No rattlesnakes! How can we expect tourists to come here if we are known as ‘Rattlesnake Valley’? Susan Bobilin Orange
Editor, Daily News It was Wednesday, April 13. My friend and I went out to dinner. Suddenly, my friend jumped to her feet. She was choking on something and couldn’t swallow, speak or breathe! Before I could move a muscle, a young woman from the next booth darted out and performed the Heimlich...
Editor, Daily News On Thursday, April 14, my daughter went to the Athol Credit Union and withdrew a fair amount of money from her savings to have as spending money while on vacation in Florida. She got home less than a half hour after withdrawing the money, only to find it missing. She...
Editor, Daily News In his column, “A Visitor to our region distorts Middle East reality” (March 23, 2016), Allen Young reacts against Israeli-American peace activist and author Jeff Halper’s recent tour in Western Mass. I’m an activist folksinger. When Halper spoke in Greenfield on March 7, I ...

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