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Windmills destroy, go solar
To the Editor, Windmills destroy mountaintop environments. Solar is the way to go. Windmills are simply trading one problem (fossil fuels/nuclear for energy sources), and replacing it with another ...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Narcan can save some lives
To the Editor, The use of Naloxone can save a life. Naloxone, also known as Narcan is an opioid antagonist used in opioid overdoses to counteract the life-threatening depression of the respiratory ...
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Well-earned praise for cemetery work
To the Editor, I recently traveled to Readsboro, where I grew up on the Thayer farm during the late 1950s and early 1960s. While there, I visited South Hill Cemetery where my father is buried. It’s...
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Putting the "p" in profit
To the Editor, Re: the front page article on urine purification; if urine puts the “pee” in profit and environmental protection, can a fee for flatulence be far behind? Dwight Schmuck Wilmington
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raising the awareness of school choice
To the Editor, In our country, we love to customize, whether it’s a new addition to the house or the colors and fonts surrounding our text messages. We choose everything, from our line of work to o...
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education is not like choosing an automobile
To the Editor, From all the militant ranting concerning “school choice,” one gets the feeling that difficult objective circumstances have left most people so without choice in the essential areas o...
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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An Italian feast in the valley
To the Editor, Piacenze is a restaurant located on Route 100 in West Dover. This is Italian food you don’t take out. Sit and enjoy anyone of the many homemade pastas. I had the gnocchi with braised...
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weimaraner gets help home
To the Editor, On Monday, January 2, our 10-year-old weimaraner, Hunter, realized he was not wearing his invisible fence collar. Never one to miss an opportunity, he decided to take his favorite wa...
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanks for all the support
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: The Deerfield Valley continues to support the many events that occur in our region yearly. One of these is the Cooper Foundation annual dinner and silent auction. Created in memory o...
Commemorated sacrifice
Dec 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Fellow residents of Bennington and the surrounding area, we at the Vermont Veterans’ Home want to thank you for participating in this year’s National Wreaths Across America Day at th...
Concert helped feed the hungry
Dec 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Once a month the Deerfield Valley Food Pantry distributes a week’s worth of food to all who are in need in the Deerfield Valley. Volunteers staff our activities and funding comes fro...
Honora Winery opened their doors for large group
Dec 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, On Tuesday, December 13, Honora Winery invited the Families First community into their beautiful space for our annual holiday and staging of a “A Christmas Carol.” The decorations we...
Make a New Year’s resolution to explore plant-based foods
Dec 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The coming New Year’s resolution should be pretty obvious, particularly when it comes to diet: 2017 will go down in history as the year when plant-based meats have revolutionized the...
Don’t forget about the services at Grace Cottage
Dec 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Last week’s front page article in the Deerfield Valley News omitted the fact that patients of the Deerfield Valley Health Center have a third alternative if they need blood work; the...