Editorial

“At the beginning, I told you we would face, find, and fight this virus together. That’s exactly what Vermonters have done and continue to do. And you’ve done it better than any other place in the country. I also believe we’ve done it as well as, or better than, any other place in the world.”...
Last week we ran two business-related stories, one about a woman who was recognized as an emerging leader by a young professionals organization and another about Dover developing a business plan contest to bring new enterprises to the town.   While the two stories were not tied together in any...
You, who are on the road
Must have a code that you can live by
And so, become yourself
Because the past is just a goodbye
Teach your children well
Their father’s hell did slowly go by
And feed them on your dreams
The one they pick’s the one you’ll...
“Ceremonies are important. But our gratitude has to be more than visits to the troops, and once-a-year Memorial Day ceremonies. We honor the dead best by treating the living well.”
Jennifer M. Granholm Memorial Day a time to honor those who have served the country in all the branches of...
Wait a minute, aren’t Vermont Town Meetings normally held the first Tuesday of March?  Yes, that’s true, but of course there has been nothing normal about the past 15 months, as Vermont and the rest of the world have navigated through the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the many things that went virtual...
To the Editor,
Dover residents, let me continue to serve you and show you I care.
My name is Scott Salway and I am running to maintain my position on the Dover Selectboard. In August 2020, the opportunity was presented to fill a selectboard vacancy. After a discussion with my family...
A recent article reported on the possibility of two local organizations, Wings and the Deerfield Valley Community Partnership,  signing on to the  “Vermont Youth Project,” a statewide initiative aimed at youth engagement in communities across the state.
What was striking about the...
Last week we ran a front-page story about a significant COVID-19 pandemic milestone. For those who missed it, it wasn’t about vaccination rates, the number of positive tests or how many people were hospitalized. It wasn’t about the endless debate over whether or not to stop wearing masks or...
Once again there is a local example of just how important it is to have open, transparent decision making at every level of government. In just about every community across the country, local boards and committees generally toil away in anonymity, working with little public exposure of what they...
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”
Native American proverb  Today is Earth Day. Every year on April 22 for the past five decades people around the world have used this day to talk about issues facing the long-term viability of the planet we...

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