More opportunities to help out
Speaking of giving, folks in the valley have several opportunities this weekend to help out. Among them, Memorial Hall in Wilmington will host events geared toward helping folks in the community, o...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shop local stores first
Just in case anyone missed it, the holiday shopping season is upon us. Well, actually, it’s been on us for more than a month now. We feel it’s important this time of year to remind readers the impo...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Start with a blank slate
“Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com Last week the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce rolled out the results of two year...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hoping Peaks IPO can avoid previous problems
Mount Snow opens for skiing this weekend, and for many in the valley that’s welcome news. As we like to say, white in November means green in December, as in an early start to the ski season often ...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concerns about lack of respect by selectboard
Regular readers of this paper who have been following the news out of Wilmington might be wondering what’s up with the town government there. In the course of the past nine months Wilmington has se...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans' Day by another name
On the 11th hour of the the 11th day of the 11th month, the war to end all wars was brought to a standstill. The year was 1918, and Europe and the world had been involved in the bloodiest conflict ...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters have their say
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“We have faced our share of setbacks in the past couple of years, and I know people are disappointed in how I have handled some issues. I recognize I have work to do to regain the confidence of man...
Get out and vote Tuesday
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
During the past two weeks The Deerfield Valley News has hosted two candidates forums, in partnership with the Rotary Club of the Deerfield Valley. Those forums have given much insight into what’s o...
Health care trust lacking
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’” Ronald Reagan Vermonters are more than a little nervous about what’s going on with heal...
Wilmington Works can bring groups together
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
While it may be old hat to those who are elbow deep in economic development issues around the valley, the group Wilmington Works is probably one that is not well known to many outside of that relat...
Education fund changes gaining some momentum
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Abuse problem needs open, honest dialogue
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’m going to be a junkie when I grow up.” Those are words no child ever says. But, despite our society’s best efforts, there are many adults who become just that. And while maybe “junkie” is too h...