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Merger revote threatens survival of area school
To the Editor, Residents of Wardsboro risk having no say in the closing of their school if the merger revote passes on May 1. Article 15 of the consolidation states: No schools will be closed withi...
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voting no is the only way to have a say on the school
To the Editor, Wardsboro’s school can be closed without the residents of Wardsboro voting on this issue. As the current Articles of Agreement for the proposed merger with Dover are written, Vermont...
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Help keep Vermont green by joining Green Up Day
To the Editor, On Saturday, May 6, Wilmington and towns throughout Vermont will participate in the 47th annual Vermont Green-Up Day, when volunteers turn out to help clean up roadside litter. We ho...
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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A way to increase students in secondary schools
To the Editor, While the Vermont Legislature has been grappling with Vermont’s shrinking student enrollment with heavy-handed mandates like Act 46, which in some school districts will do more harm ...
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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DVCC says fundraising more and more difficult
To the Editor, In order to thank those who have contributed to the fund and to keep the general public informed, we publish our expenditures at the end of each winter season. From September, 2016 t...
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Time to connect the dots
To the Editor, I suggest connecting the dots between the two articles on the front page of the latest issue of this newspaper. One discusses heartaches and headaches, as well as financial aches inf...
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep's letter a pile of garbage
To the Editor, The letter by, Rep. Don Turner is a pile of garbage to put it mildly. In fact this opinionated diatribe is just so much Republican propaganda. Much like the book “1984” this thinking...
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School board is behind district merger with Dover
To the Editor, At the April 4 school board meeting the Wardsboro School Board voted unanimously to support the district merger with Dover. At this meeting representatives from the Agency of Educati...
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Looking for info on Vermont
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Hello! I am a fourth grade student in Charlotte Latin School, in Charlotte, NC. In fourth grade, we do state reports and I have chosen your state! I am very excited to learn more abo...
Tube-a-thon was a big hit
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Deerfield Valley Rotary would like to thank all the folks that helped make the 2017 Tube-a-thon possible. It was a tremendous success. Please offer a hearty thank you for local spons...
Disgusted with the political partisanship of Sen. Leahy and Sen. Sanders
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Directed towards Sen. Patrick Leahy and Sen. Bernie Sanders: Your political partisanship is disgusting. You are part of a dysfunctional group characterized by blind, prejudiced, and ...
Vermont’s educational and farming successes are hard earned
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Earl Butz was Richard Nixon’s Secretary of Agriculture and was famous for telling farmers to “get big or get out.” His tenure set off a frenzy of consolidation in agriculture pushing...
School boards asking for budget support
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The Twin Valley school budget vote will occur on Wednesday, April 12. Voters in Whitingham will vote at the Municipal Center from 10 am to 7 pm. Voters in Wilmington will vote at Twi...
The Snooze had me rollin'
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Although I don’t subscribe to the Deerfield Valley News, I usually pick it up at the local store. This week’s Deerfield Valley Snooze is a mile ahead of any sarcasm and humor I’ve se...