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Cool running brought in cash
Dear Editor, We would like to thank the many supporters of our Cool Running in the Valley auction at Mount Snow on November 26. The Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce holds commu...
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wreaths Across America Day
To the Editor, Fellow residents of Bennington and the surrounding area, we are asking people to join us on national Wreaths Across America Day, December 17, at 12 pm, at the Vermont Veterans’ Home,...
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Losing ITVFest should be a lesson we learn from
To the Editor, Area hospitality businesses and the outreach to exciting events were dealt a big blow during the last selectboard meeting. After several years of support, it was determined by the ev...
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auction was a success
Dear Editor, The Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the many sponsors, artists, and supporters of this year’s Cool Running in the Valley toboggan project. The...
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making VT cheaper to live in
To the Editor, In the article, “Scott appoints four key aids,” he probably, assuming that he knows what’s best for his Republican party, chose individuals with his same priorities. Making Vermont c...
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will fight bigotry, promote tolerance, acceptance
To the Editor, Thank you to the voters in Dover, Readsboro, Searsburg, Somerset, Stamford, Wardsboro, and Whitingham for supporting my campaign and re-electing me to the Vermont House for two more ...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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A time for reflection and renewed commitment
In our family, as in homes across Vermont and the nation, this Thanksgiving will be a time of especially deep and emotional reflection. After a bitterly contested election that tested our civility ...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turn the country upside down to get right-side up
To the Editor, Bernie Sanders ran for president on a platform of “Political Revolution.” And we had one. Donald Trump’s victory overthrew politics as we’ve known it by trashing both the Republican ...
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rewarding, affirming experience
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Thanks to the 5,610 Windham County voters who supported my run for the Vermont Senate. I just experienced seven weeks of kind and encouraging comments from old friends, acquaintances...
We must realize there are two sides to every coin
by My Turn: James Dassatti
Nov 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the election we have seen great unrest by those folks who supported Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. Peaceful protests have been followed by destructive riots, beatings of ...
Group calls for changes to school consolidation law
by My Turn: Benjamin Kinsley
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Vermont’s education system is undergoing many changes, not all of them welcomed or desired. At the end of the 19th century Vermont went through its first mass consolidation of school districts and ...
Board ignored opposing view
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, A petition to expand trapping seasons on bobcats and otters has sparked the attention of Vermonters statewide. It is apparent that the Fish & Wildlife Board fails to acknowledge the ...
Are Big Wind Woods next?
Nov 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Construction is now underway on a $80 million wind power project in Searsburg and Readsboro. The 15-turbine project is being developed on public land. The dynamite and bulldozers of ...
Asking for your support
Nov 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are almost always right. Setting high expectations is an optimistic vote of confidence that a goal is achievable. I’m honored to rep...