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Army band concert was a success thanks to many
To the Editor, The Memorial Hall Board of Directors had the pleasure to present the 40th Army Band of the National Guard; Vermont’s own. Three individually unique and uniformly-talented ensembles j...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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We take care of our own
To the Editor, A 90 year-old Florida man risks 60 days in jail and a $500 fine for feeding the homeless. “Drop that plate right now,” the arresting police officer orders Arnold Abbott of Love Thy N...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Army band was great fun
To the Editor: We wish to send our appreciation to the Memorial Hall board for bringing the Vermont National Guard’s 40th Army Band to this wonderful, historic performance space. They are superb mu...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary Club awards their second quarter donations
To the Editor, Deerfield Valley Rotary Club supports Deerfield Valley Community Cares,The Gathering Place, the Living History Association, and The Adult Dental Clinic. The Deerfield Valley Rotary F...
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Director thanks volunteers
To the Editor, National Volunteer Week marks a special time of the year for the Fresh Air Fund, and I would like to take this opportunity to extend my sincere thanks to our wonderful Fresh Air volu...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doing what's right for the environment, wallet
To the Editor, I recently received a letter from Efficiency Vermont, a “Home Energy Report” in which I am told that during the last three months I have been using 66% more energy than my neighbors ...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good and accurate reporting
To the Editor, Margo Avakian’s front page article (Marathon Act 250 hearing held on proposed Halifax quarry) was a marathon of good and accurate reporting. With so many participants and so many iss...
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Frere the right choice for NBFD prudential board
To the Editor, As many of you may have heard, Bob Rubin has decided not to run for re-election for the North Branch Fire District #1 Prudential Committee. As a member of the Prudential Committee, I...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hoping vote for zoning was a wake up call
Mar 12, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, I would like to thank the 78 voters who expressed their support to abolish zoning in Readsboro. We knew it would be a longshot and the final tally indicated it was much closer than t...
Such a wonderful community
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, To the West Halifax community and our new friends and neighbors, Words cannot express the amount of gratitude we feel. Your love, thoughtfulness, and generosity is heart-warming. It ...
Health care is a human right
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, My name is Farid Quraishi and I am a student at SIT Graduate Institute in Brattleboro. People get sick. It’s a reality of life. When I was a child I had to undergo a major operation ...
It's been an honor to serve
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, I would like to thank all who supported me in this last election and have supported me for the last six years as I served on the selectboard. I would actually like to take the time t...
Veterans need help from Americans for bill
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, A new House Bill has been introduced by Congressman Chris Gibson (D-19 NY). The bill (HR-969), titled The Blue Water Navy, Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Act, was presented to the 114...
Natural Resources Board meets tomorrow
Mar 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Act 250 permits that have been approved in the past have impacted local communities with many different projects that can include quarries and gravel pits as well as less controversi...