letters
Confessions of a donut addict
To the Editor, Confessions of a doughnut addict. Hi, my name is Mike and I’m a Dunkin’ Donut addict. As most around here know, they built a Dunkin’ Donuts in the big town of Wilmington. We all have...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local passed responder test
To the Editor, We are excited to announce that Jacksonville resident and Hermitage Club employee Joe Kovalcik has passed his Emergency Medical Responder course and has joined Deerfield Valley Rescu...
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Grateful for uplifting day
To the Editor, To all our family and friends, we are so grateful to all for helping to make a very difficult day into a very uplifting day. Jess’ send off was amazing. Definitely one-of-a-kind. Spec...
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America needs prayer
To the Editor, Our nation needs Our Lady’s help, American needs prayer. Join us at the Four Corners in Bennington, to pray the Rosary on October 14 at noon, rain or shine. Sincerely, Noella Boisver...
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Learning from our massive mistakes is our only hope
To the Editor, After watching the last episode of Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” documentary, I feel compelled to find some overarching lesson that can be taken from it and applied today. I suspect m...
Oct 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank you for the support
To the Editor, Wings Community Programs would like to thank the local community and friends from afar who have generously donated time, money, and support to after-school programming. From the pers...
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Eye-opening experience expanding volunteer base
To the Editor, About 15 years ago a friend suggested that I consider becoming a volunteer with Brattleboro Area Hospice. When I enquired why, she said that she thought I was a good listener. There ...
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Fundraising for the valley
o the Editor, The Deerfield Valley community again supported the Loose Knit Group of the West Dover Congregational Church in their annual Attic and Bake Sale, held earlier this summer. All donation...
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Race serves as living tribute to 1st LT. Mark Dooley
Sep 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, On Saturday, September 16, the ninth annual 1st Lt. Mark Dooley Race was held in Wilmington. The race serves as a living tribute to 1st Lt. Mark Dooley, who was killed in action whil...
Intern learns life lessons
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To the Editor, I’m a 19-year-old college student and I have spent this summer as an intern working at the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation. If you’re reading this and aren’t familiar with...
Forever grateful for donation
Sep 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, On behalf of the Twin Valley Middle High School girls’ varsity soccer team, I would like to thank the anonymous donor who purchased the team new Under Armour warmups. The generosity ...
There's a problem with Vermont's two-tiered system
Sep 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, It’s the property tax that’s unfair. Economist Art Woolf wrote recently that Vermont spends too much on education because taxes are too low for many residents. Woolf was referring sp...
Club is taking risks, "Yes they are late, but so what!"
Sep 21, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Recent articles in the Deerfield Valley News have pointed out that the Hermitage Club is late paying their property taxes and there is even talk of tax sales to get the taxes that ar...
Displeased over the timing of Route 9 paving project
Sep 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, This letter is directed to the Vermont Department of Transportation, more specifically the project director overseeing the Route 9 resurfacing project. If I remember correctly, Route...