Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
To all our friends in Vermont- On Saturday, October 7, in Israel, we experienced a terror attack on a scale 10 times greater than 9/11. More than 1,400 innocent civilians were murdered in the most horrific ways reminiscent of the Holocaust or mass pogroms and massacres,...
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On behalf of the board of trustees of Pettee Memorial Library, I’d like to introduce Kyrra Howard as our new director.  Howard has already made connections with other Vermont library directors, and is knowledgeable about our local collection as well as online and...
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Dear friends, family and all attendees, on behalf of the White family, we wish to convey our heartfelt gratitude for the overwhelming support and presence at the dedication of the new Jake White memorial trail head kiosk at Haystack Mountain. Your presence was a touching...
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In appreciation to all you wonderful people who in any way supported or made my wife Cheryl’s life comforting and endurable during her days of suffering, a special thank you to her daughter, my stepdaughter, Jollene Mahon, who without her help would have been very difficult...
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In 1973, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act became the first civil rights legislation protecting disabled people from discrimination.  But no implementing regulations were enacted at that time.  It took almost another four years, and consistent activism from people with...
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My office has issued two short memos addressing the state’s 10-year telecommunications plan. The plan, which is supposed to guide Vermont’s telecom policies and spending, is being updated and we wanted to share our concerns while it’s in process. We are not conducting an...
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Vermont’s 45 senior centers across our state hold incredible value for older Vermonters and our communities.  I honor these organizations all year, but this month is a good time to reflect further on the importance of senior centers for all Vermonters.
Senior centers...
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I was very excited to read in this week’s Deerfield Valley News that the new owner of the Kitzhof Inn is hosting Joseph Citro on the 21st. It has been quite a few years since I first wrote this letter to the Deerfield Valley News. With Mr. Citro’s visit and the approach of...
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Eighty-five years ago the Latchis Theatre was supposed to celebrate its grand opening.
It didn’t because the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 barreled through Vermont on September 21, leaving unspeakable destruction and a death toll that climbed past 600 in its...
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It was a fun day raising support for Brattleboro Area Hospice.  On Saturday, September 9, approximately 40 community members came together to compete at the second annual Hospice Amazing Hunt.  While running through downtown Brattleboro, they searched for QR codes, answered...

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