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 | 2 2 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 | 14 14 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters have their say
“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...
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get out and vote Tuesday
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...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health care trust lacking
“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...
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Wilmington Works can bring groups together
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Abuse problem needs open, honest dialogue
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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...
Plans for old school use offer many possibilities
Sep 25, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
In last week’s edition we reported about a conceptual plan created for the repurposing of the former high school building in Wilmington. As most readers will recall, the building graduated its last...
Health exchange: not your father’s Ford, or is it?
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Anyone attempting to access the Vermont Health Connect website this week was greeted with the following message: “VermontHealthConnect.gov is unavailable for a period of extended maintenance. If yo...
Governor needs to lead, not wait on the sidelines
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, Gov. Peter Shumlin stood near the shore of Lake Champlain and declared he was launching his campaign for reelection. Huh? We thought the governor was already running for reelection. Aft...