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Auction was a success
Dear Editor, The Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the many sponsors, artists, and supporters of this year’s Cool Running in the Valley toboggan project. The...
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making VT cheaper to live in
To the Editor, In the article, “Scott appoints four key aids,” he probably, assuming that he knows what’s best for his Republican party, chose individuals with his same priorities. Making Vermont c...
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will fight bigotry, promote tolerance, acceptance
To the Editor, Thank you to the voters in Dover, Readsboro, Searsburg, Somerset, Stamford, Wardsboro, and Whitingham for supporting my campaign and re-electing me to the Vermont House for two more ...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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A time for reflection and renewed commitment
In our family, as in homes across Vermont and the nation, this Thanksgiving will be a time of especially deep and emotional reflection. After a bitterly contested election that tested our civility ...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turn the country upside down to get right-side up
To the Editor, Bernie Sanders ran for president on a platform of “Political Revolution.” And we had one. Donald Trump’s victory overthrew politics as we’ve known it by trashing both the Republican ...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rewarding, affirming experience
To the Editor, Thanks to the 5,610 Windham County voters who supported my run for the Vermont Senate. I just experienced seven weeks of kind and encouraging comments from old friends, acquaintances...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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We must realize there are two sides to every coin
Since the election we have seen great unrest by those folks who supported Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. Peaceful protests have been followed by destructive riots, beatings of ...
Nov 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group calls for changes to school consolidation law
Vermont’s education system is undergoing many changes, not all of them welcomed or desired. At the end of the 19th century Vermont went through its first mass consolidation of school districts and ...
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board ignored opposing view
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, A petition to expand trapping seasons on bobcats and otters has sparked the attention of Vermonters statewide. It is apparent that the Fish & Wildlife Board fails to acknowledge the ...
Are Big Wind Woods next?
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Construction is now underway on a $80 million wind power project in Searsburg and Readsboro. The 15-turbine project is being developed on public land. The dynamite and bulldozers of ...
Asking for your support
Nov 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are almost always right. Setting high expectations is an optimistic vote of confidence that a goal is achievable. I’m honored to rep...
Hearing your concerns
Nov 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Going door to door in Dover, Readsboro, Searsburg, Somerset, Stamford, Wardsboro, and Whitingham, I hear your concerns. “Property taxes are too high; schools which are the heart of o...
Local responds to paid political advertisement
Nov 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, In last week’s Deerfield Valley News, John Moran paid to place a quarter page letter titled Economic Development - time to act. In this advertisement, Moran finds that in our valley,...
Re-elect the candidate who advocates tenaciously
Nov 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, We are writing this letter to show our support for Laura Sibilia in her campaign to be re-elected as the state representative for Dover, Readsboro, Searsburg, Stamford, Wardsboro, an...