Editorial

To the Editor,
Twenty years ago, on Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, our lives changed forever as terrorists attacked the United States. It was a sobering day marked by the humanity, heroism, and grace that rose up throughout our nation, as we faced unimaginable tragedy and loss....
For years public education, and particularly education funding, in Vermont has been a political football. Various programs, laws, and plans have tried to hit the mark of equal education for all of Vermont’s public school students and districts, with varying degrees of success. But often times the...
“Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers…” 
The Constitution of the United States
Article I, Section 2 With those words, the framers of the Constitution laid the...
History is a great teacher. Now everyone knows that the labor movement did not diminish the strength of the nation but enlarged it. By raising the living standards of millions, labor miraculously created a market for industry and lifted the whole nation to undreamed of levels of production. Those...
Saturday, August 28, is the 10th anniversary of Tropical  Storm Irene slamming into Vermont. It was considered by many to be the worst storm to hit Vermont in more than 70 years or more, maybe the worst ever. Certainly it did as much or more flood and wind damage than any storm in recorded...
Saturday, August 28, is the 10th anniversary of Tropical  Storm Irene slamming into Vermont. It was considered by many to be the worst storm to hit Vermont in more than 70 years or more, maybe the worst ever. Certainly it did as much or more flood and wind damage than any storm in recorded...
Anyone thinking about starting up a business in the Deerfield Valley should act quickly to take advantage of a great opportunity that won’t be around very long.
Last week the details of the Dover Launch business plan contest were profiled in a Deerfield Valley News report. The plan is an...
The inequitable formulas used for the distribution of school funds in the state of Vermont is something we’ve reported on numerous times over the past few years.  The formulas go back years in Vermont, but until recently there wasn’t enough of an outcry based on real evidence to change them.  ...
The coronavirus is still a threat throughout the country and around the world. Here in the United States vaccines have been very effective in reducing the impact of the virus on people’s health and are widely available. Most Vermonters, about 85% of those eligible, and most Americans (70%) have...
During the next two weeks the valley will get a much-needed shot in the arm, at least figuratively. Following a year’s delay, two of the signature events of the summer will held during the next 10 days.  
Valley residents and visitors are ready for a party.  It’s time to celebrate all the...

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