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Letters to the Editor

April 24, 2014

Scott Brown for U.S. Senate

Scott Brown for U.S. Senate

Well, the “Left” is at it again, portraying U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown as a “carpetbagger.” Nothing could be further from the truth; Scott was born Portsmouth, lived there for a time, and has a home in the State.

Scott has been accused of not “Taking the Pledge” as he did in Massachusetts. Circumstances are very different up here. His opponent, incumbent Senator Shaheen, has a war chest totaling $7.3 million. What’s good for her is good for him. Do you think some of her money is Pac money?

Now, let’s take a peek at Senator Shaheen’s voting record. Hers was the deciding vote to pass “Obamacare”. If that wasn’t bad enough, she voted to make sure that Abortion would be covered through “Obamacare.” She voted for “Cap & Trade” which would cause a huge Energy tax hike. She was al so on board for every tax hike presented, i.e., death, capital gains, and business taxes.

If the voters of New Hampshire are tired of big government, out of control spending, and a complete disregard for what voters want from their government - then there is an alternative: please consider Scott Brown. He is for small government, for reigning in spending, and he will respect the Constitution and what it stands for. Scott understands, will govern, and will listen to the voters of New Hampshire.

Veda Paoletta

East Kingston

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  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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