Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
The blueberry festival proved to be a great way to beat the blues. Community members, visitors to the valley, and vacation homeowners all found something to do during our ten-day festival. Many thanks to all of our business sponsors; please support those that support us....
To the Editor,
As a former history teacher, I was struck by Derby Rep. Brian Smith’s statements in a supposed “critical race theory” forum the other day in Brighton. Smith, when asked how race should be discussed in schools, responded, “I don’t think they [the teachers] need to talk about...
To the Editor,
I have posted on Front Porch Forum a couple of times regarding the mobile vaccine clinic in Halifax and why getting vaccinated is a good idea. I have gotten feedback directly from some folks. Mary Brewster emailed her feelings about my posting to me and also responded via a...
To the Editor,
The town of Halifax recently hosted COVID-19 vaccination clinics and ice cream socials. There are many people, and one dog, to thank for these very successful events. 
Selectboard member Pete Silverberg proposed the clinics, and all board members approved. Rescue Inc...
To the Editor,
We want to thank The Deerfield Valley News, Peter Barus, and Lauren Harkawik for all of the wonderful coverage of our monthly Voices of Hope meetings. We have a few clarifications to add to the article about our July meeting and some thank yous we would like to express....
To the Editor,
The Whitingham Selectboard with the Parks Committee would like to address concerns about a recent event at Town Hill Commons.
The park has been and continues to be open to the public with free access, no permit required.  Large events are on a first come, first served...
To the Editor,
When the Wilmington Old Home Week Committee started meeting in September 2018 we hoped to put on “the party of the decade.” Although it took a year longer than we expected, we believe we did exactly that.
From the Thursday kickoff bonfire and bluegrass jam session at...
To the Editor,
In the last few weeks of the session, two committees in the House and Senate were at an impasse over a bill that was important to both sides. One colleague kept saying to me in increasingly exasperated tones, “Their position doesn’t make any sense. We could clear this up in...
To the Editor,
On behalf of the Historical Society of Wilmington, I would like to thank the many volunteers who stepped up to help with Old Home Week registration this past weekend.
The society would not have been able to cover all the hours without your help and I hope you found...
To the Editor,
We would like to offer our thanks to all the members of the Old Home Week committee and to everyone else who helped make the 2021 Old Home Week celebration so enjoyable.  The list of events and activities included an impressive array of options for all ages and for locals...

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