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Smith's lawmaking was handled with grace, respect
To the Editor, I support Shap Smith for lieutenant governor. I do so because of my respect for his leadership as Speaker of the House of Representatives for eight of the 10 years that I served in t...
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Reviews with substance
To the Editor, How good of my Brattleboro friend to send me The Forbidden Orchid book review in The Deerfield Valley News, July 7 edition. Sharon Biggs Waller has written a flowery story of sisters...
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Vermont needs the best
To the Editor, I’m voting for Bruce Lisman in the August 9 Republican primary contest for governor and hope that other voters will do the same. I feel this is the year that an outsider and non-poli...
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4th of July was excellent
To the Editor, A few thousand people happily strolled along Main Street in Wardsboro on the 4th of July, sampling the homemade strawberry shortcake in the vestry, the quilt show exquisitely display...
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Readsboro Historical Society needs help
To the Editor, The Readsboro Historical Society has reconnected and we welcome residents and visitors in helping us discover, collect, preserve, and communicate the history of our town. We recogniz...
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Club is taking applications for grant scholarship funding
To the Editor, The Deerfield Valley Rotary Club is accepting applications for our quarterly grant scholarship funding. Funding priorities may include community organizations, educational programs, ...
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Educational and entertaining CPR session
To the Editor, The Lake Raponda Association, Wilmington, would like to sincerely thank Deerfield Valley Rescue and especially, Mike Aldrich, AEMT, for Mike’s informative, educational, and entertain...
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Bike rally helped raise funds
To The Editor, We want to thank everyone who helped make it possible for Grace Cottage’s 11th annual Tour de Grace bike rally to raise over $5,000 for the hospital on Saturday, July 11. The weather...
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Vermont budget will be a hot topic
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, It is the end of another legislative session and the beginning of another campaign season. As with all campaign seasons, the state’s budget will likely become a topic of debate and c...
Health ideas free of charge
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Perhaps some of you have seen the posters around town, read the press releases in this paper or heard from friends about the wonderful Alternatives for Health day that is planned for...
Things are different in southern Vermont
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, I am not a Democrat, but on August 9, I will be voting for Kesha Ram for Lieutenant Governor on the Democratic Primary Ballot. Ram is young, energetic, very intelligent, and, perhaps...
Take advantage of the trails
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The Wilmington Trail network is ever-improving and expanding. By all means get out and take advantage of all the wonderful public trails and scenery Wilmington has to offer. Trail ma...
Lt. Gov. Scott will restore the integrity deficiti
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The announcement by the state of Vermont Department of Financial Regulation that Wells Fargo and Raymond James have entered into settlements with the state stemming from fraud allega...
Keep bears where they belong
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Many read last week of the sorry and preventable outcome of feeding bears. We all have a responsibility to our neighbors and wildlife to properly secure our garbage and remove feeder...