Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
Holiday Giving Trees, donated by Boyd Family Farm, are placed at Shaw’s Grocery Store; Betsey’s Dots of Dover; Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church; and Twice Blessed Community Thrift Store. 
The tags on the tree are for children in the valley. Each tag represents a...
To the Editor,
Want to hear something obvious? Raising the minimum wage increases the take-home pay for low-income workers without hurting job growth. That’s not just a sound bite from Sen. Bernie Sanders, it’s now a proven economic fact.
A study released last month from the Center...
To the Editor,
I wanted to take just a moment to thank our employees for the hard work they do each and every day.  We are by far the best state Veterans Home in the country, and that is due to the great job they do and the impeccable care they provide to our veterans and members.  ...
To the Editor,
Over 100,000 Vermonters voted for me last week. I want to thank each and every person  for their support.
Five months ago, I decided to undertake one of the biggest challenges and opportunities of my life. Running a statewide campaign for the first time was daunting....
To the Editor,
I hope that the Wilmington and Dover selectboards will seriously consider the best and most cost-effective way for both towns to share police and fire services. 
Both towns are concerned about the lack of population growth we are experiencing and it has become...
To the Editor,
 The Loose Knit Group of the West Dover Congregational Church sponsored the recent Souper Supper to support the community and the church from the funds raised.
If you attended this event, you know how great it was! We are so very grateful to these restaurant owners...
To the Editor,
It was an honor and a privilege to be the recipients of stunning handmade quilts made by the Deerfield Valley chapter of the Quilts of Valor on Veterans Day. The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting...
To the Editor,
The Twin Valley Middle High School Spanish Group and I would like to thank Greg Murano for allowing us to work at the Mark Dooley Race. We all had a lot of fun volunteering and helping out with various jobs, such as directing the participants, cheering them on, cooking and...
To the Editor,
Right on the heels of utter devastation wrought by hurricanes Florence and Michael, comes an alarming report in the prestigious journal “Nature,” that mitigation of global climate change will require a massive switch to plant-based eating.
The report concludes that...
To the Editor,
We cannot remember the last time we felt as grateful and uplifted as when we saw the words: “No to hate pray for Pittsburg and us all” on a small sign in front of St Mary’s in the Mountains Church.
The unpretentious but elegant New England structure looks to us now as...


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