Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
As a second generation local small brick-and-mortar business owner I’d like to share a some thoughts on the upcoming holiday season. The latest data on the pandemic indicates that the trajectory of the Covid-19 crisis shows that the worst peak of the disease is likely to...
To the Editor,
The one key thing to know about DV Fiber is that, where there was none before, we finally have a path to secure high speed broadband for all unserved and underserved folks in our communities. Commercial vendors will never complete this task due to their bottom line...
To the Editor
I am writing to you on Sunday, November 1, and we have not yet completed voting for the 2020 election. Thus, we do not have any results.  
That said, I wanted to extend my gratitude to the entire Windham 6 community.  Running for the legislature has been a wonderful...
To the Editor,
Deerfield Valley Rescue Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, providing Emergency Medical Services to the towns of Wilmington, Dover, Whitingham, Halifax, Somerset, Searsburg and portions of Marlboro and Stratton. 
Very shortly, we will begin our annual...
To the Editor,
I have a bridge in Brooklyn for sale.
If anyone believes the statements from DVFiber in Lauren Harkawik’s “Broadband business plan shows phased rollout” (October 22, 2020, Deerfield Valley News) then I’m ready to sell you a terrific bridge in Brooklyn! How many years...
To the Editor,
In the October 15 issue, Cliff Duncan gave school choice as his first reason to vote for Trump. I would counter that opinion, seeing school choice as one more reason NOT to vote for Trump. School choice generally involves contracting with a company to run schools. These “...
To the Editor,
Here in the valley we’re fortunate to have a newspaper that doesn’t push its own views and prints letters from both sides of any issue.  Why is the Big Media of United States elites so against Trump?  For one thing, he reduced deductions for mortgage interest and real estate...
To the Editor
“It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”  -Macbeth
Thus it was in the first presidential debate. But to call it a “shit show,” as many in the media have, implies that former VP Biden equally shared the role in making it so. That...
To the Editor
The federal and state emergency declarations brought about by the global pandemic have highlighted just how many aspects of Vermonters lives are affected by access to high quality broadband. Vermonters rely on high speed affordable broadband to access the global economy and...
To the Editor,
I would like to respond to Cliff Duncan’s comments about Net Neutrality and the Federal Communications Commission under Ajit Pai’s reign. I do not believe that there is any supporting evidence that Title II regulations constrained overall investment. For example, in the year...

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