Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
This year’s benefit bike ride for the Deerfield Valley Food Pantry was a whopping success!   $3,857 was raised to help feed families in the Deerfield Valley.
A huge thank you to Valley View Saloon and its crew for sponsoring and supporting this annual event--it wouldn...
To the Editor,
Patrick Leahy occupies the United States  Senate seat once held by George Aiken, and a century before Aiken, by Justin Morrill.
Aiken and Morrill are two of the most and consequential and distinguished senators to ever serve our nation.
Morrill was a key source...
To the Editor,
In April 2015, the Vermont Legislature passed House Bill 361, better known as Act 46, with bold promises of increasing efficiency, lowering property taxes, and creating greater  educational equity “for the children”  These promises were false.  Instead, this law is forcing...
To the Editor,
On behalf of the Deerfield Valley Community Cares, I want to thank a lot of people for helping to put on the Best Dam Run and Walk in Vermont this year.  It was held on Saturday, August, 25, and the Rotary Club again stepped up to do all of the heavy lifting.  We had a nice...
To the Editor,
We have a former legislator and a current legislator, and we suffer with a destroyed road on Route 9, Wilmington West, and Route 100, Wilmington to Dover, is best called “pot hole alley.” Is it not possible that they have one time or another offended the highway department...
To the Editor,
Trapping has been a method used by humans to capture animals for hundreds of years and the traps used today are not dissimilar to those used back in the 1700s. With modernization and the growing concern for animal ethics, the practice of trapping animals is largely viewed as...
To the Editor,
As someone who enjoys spending time outdoors here in Vermont, I was very concerned to learn that the Green Mountain State has the second highest rate of reported cases of Lyme disease in the country. This fact became even more concerning when I learned that the Vermont Fish...
To the Editor,
On behalf of the Readsboro American Legion Golf Tournament, I would like to say thank you to all the businesses and individuals who either sponsored a hole or donated a prize for our raffles. Without your contribution, this year’s tournament wouldn’t have been the huge...
To the Editor,
Pettee Memorial Library had a wonderfully successful summer reading program. The Vermont Department of Libraries summer theme was “Libraries Rock.” Kids and adults have been reading and recording their reading all summer. They have been able to collect small rewards weekly...
To the Editor,
When the Liberty Union Party called me last week to run for governor this cycle, I said I will not run to compete in this existing system, but I can devote myself to the metamorphosis away from currently destructive hierarchical systems into completely peaceful ones of...

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