Editorial

It was probably around 8 pm Monday evening when the valley let out a collective sigh of relief.  By then the rain had moved north of the area, the sun was breaking through the remaining clouds, and the floodwaters from the storm had reached their crest.  
Thankfully, that zenith was well...
We are facing unseen monsters and don’t even realize it.  No, these are not the latest zombie apocalypse movie or a new virus strain.  The ghosts we’re talking about are hidden in our drinking water, in ventilation systems in public and private buildings, and in the food we eat. They shows up in...
This past Monday was June 19th, or as it has become known now, Juneteenth.  It is the newest holiday on the national holiday calendar.  
According to Wikipedia “Juneteenth National Independence Day is a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Deriving...
Here we are in the middle of June.  That means graduation season. Graduations for colleges and high schools started last month and have continued unabated.  
Local high schools are sending their seniors out into the world, headed toward college, a vocational program or a job. College grads...
“This year, the (Legislature) passed several pieces of legislation that will significantly increase costs for Vermonters through new and higher taxes, fees, and penalties. In my opinion, it does not seem fair for legislators to insulate themselves from the very costs they are imposing on their...
“There’s no wrong decisions. We can always turn deep doo-doo into manure, and grow something to chew on.”
L.A. Golding Sometimes seemingly simple decisions can have far ranging and unforeseen consequences. We see it time and again, most recently in the decision not to repaint the 1938...
Monday is Memorial Day, a day to pay our respects to all of the veterans who have served in the military. It is also a day to remember and honor those who have died in service to our country.  We will celebrate their service and sacrifices with parades, services, dedications, barbecues, baseball...
To the Editor, 
Spring is an exciting time of year, especially for teens who are preparing to celebrate prom and graduation. Celebrating these milestones is pivotal for teenagers, as well as for their families and the wider community. It’s our job as a community to make sure these...
A week ago we ran a lead story about immigrants who have arrived here in the region and some of the challenges they face.  It was about a meeting held in Brattleboro, but touched on immigrants around the area including here in the Deerfield Valley. 
Much of the discussion in that meeting...
This weekend everyone will have the opportunity to visit one of the most unusual events ever to be held here in the valley. On Friday and Saturday a Holocaust remembrance exhibit is being held at Twin Valley Middle High School. As we reported last week, the event is the culmination of a year of...

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