Letters to the Editor

To the Editor
In celebration of Nurses’ Week in May, the American Holistic Nurses Association started a new chapter here in the Deerfield Valley. They invited nurses, nurses’ aides, caregivers, all health care providers, mental health counselors, students, and the public to free monthly...
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Last month, our community gathered to question the Dover Free Library Board of Trustees about the summary dismissal of John Flores, the library director for 24 years. The board chair, Jodi Keeler, offered no real explanation. Instead, she alluded to “several things wrong” at...
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Kudos to Diane Whitney for her article “Romancing the Crone” (The Cracker Barrel, Summer/Fall 2023). Both extraordinarily well written and acutely on point, rarely have I read a more accurate, descriptive, and positive depiction of the changes that lie ahead for every young...
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On August 28, the Agency Of Education released its “snapshot” assessment report for all schools (found on the Vermont Agency of Education website). Following that, on September 8, they announced the 16 schools added to the mandated school improvement plan and the 13 schools...
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This upcoming Sunday, September 24, from 11 am to 2 pm at Hayford Field, local scouts from BSA Troop 461 will be hosting a Community Scout Day to allow kids to come and see what scouting is all about.
I have been a scout for most of my life and have gained a lot of...
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American health care is an untreated severe fracture.
Fractures need repair to ensure normal function.  “Comminuted” fractures, in which the bone breaks into multiple pieces, are difficult to repair.  The more pieces there are, the more difficult the repair. Our...
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I write to loudly thank Senator Bernie Sanders for his recent action, as the latest co-sponsor of S.Res.109, the Murphy-Lee-Durbin 502B resolution. This bipartisan resolution demands transparency and accountability for the U.S. role in the Saudi war in Yemen.   Sanders’...
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I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge the passing of a wonderful community member,  Leo Weinburg.
From the moment Leo and his family came to the Deerfield Valley, they established a well-appreciated pizza business in West Dover.  Leo took a great interest in...
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Trappers use a lot of excuses to justify their recreational hobby, but the reality is that trapping not only presents serious animal welfare concerns, it is also a threat to ecosystem health and biodiversity. 
The science is clear: predator species like bobcats,...
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We have all experienced nuisance animals such as hearing about skunks under porches, raccoons in the attic, foxes killing chickens, fishers preying on cats, coyotes attacking dogs and livestock, and volumes could be written about beaver complaints.
But, have you ever...

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