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Vermont History Expo was a successful weekend
To the Editor, Some thoughts from the Vermont History Expo at Tunbridge. If you want to advertise your local historical society, this expo is the place to go. The Vermont Historical Society does su...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanks for the support
To the Editor, The Whitingham-Halifax Lions wish to thank the following groups and individuals for their invaluable support of our recent fundraiser at the I-91 Welcome Center in Guilford: Pine Hil...
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Could you have unclaimed property? Check now
To the Editor, Every year millions of unclaimed assets end up with the Vermont Treasurer’s Office. As treasurer, Beth Pearce has made a concerted effort to get those assets back to the rightful own...
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Rude and crude
To the Editor, After seeing and hearing him on television, I would be ashamed to belong to a country it was ruled by a man with the arrogant, sarcastic, rude, and crude mouth of Donald Trump. What ...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Trails Day could not have been more perfect
To the Editor, I would like to express gratitude to all who participated in Wilmington’s celebration of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4. And I would especially like to thank the individuals...
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Local logging and tree service exceeded expectations
To the Editor, Needing some trees taken down in Dover, I was directed to “Wimmelman and Sons” logging in Wilmington by a friend. The experience bears sharing. Pete and Trapper came to the house and...
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Rain didn't ruin the party
To the Editor, Many thanks to all who helped with the South Main Salsa Block Party on Sunday, May 29. While the weather wasn’t on our side for an outdoor event, the party went on indoors at Memoria...
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Locals will share Gilfeather turnip history at the expo
To the Editor, Since the Vermont Legislature very recently designated the Vermont state vegetable as the Gilfeather turnip, grown and nurtured in the town of Wardsboro, it seems only natural that t...
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upset over hot dog cart outcome
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, I cannot believe that the restaurants on West Main Street are so afraid of a little hot dog cart. He doesn’t serve anything like your food so there would be no competition. People wh...
Tent was enjoyed by many
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Many local and former Readsboro residents enjoyed the offerings at Lions complimentary tent prior to Memorial Day at the Village Cemetery. The Lions Club wishes to thank the many peo...
New hoop on school grounds
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, I would like to thank Wayne Corse, of Wayne Corse Excavating, as well as Scott Reed, of  SMR Contracting, for donating concrete material and equipment, in addition to their time inst...
Visit your historical society
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, I grew up in Wilmington and return often to visit family that stills lives here. I have a particular interest in the history of the town during the 1938 flood and during this visit h...
Jazz concert series is gearing up for musical summer
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To the Editor, Along with American Legion commemorative programs, a parade and Fife and Drum Corps, this past Memorial Day weekend something very special happened at Memorial Hall in Wilmington. On...
Guns and killings are putting the world in turmoil
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The world is in turmoil over guns and killings. The problem is real, but a simple solution is staring us in the face. Consider this: A gun is a killing machine. That is its prime pur...