Letters to the Editor

To the Editor, 
A lot of vitriol is being directed at the Dover Free Library’s board of trustees over the firing of John Flores. As someone who served on the DFL board from 2015 to 2018, I want to remind readers that the library trustees are volunteers who serve in this role because they...
To the Editor, 
At a ‘meet and greet’ town hall hosted by Sen. Bernie Sanders at the senior center in Brattleboro on Thursday, August 10, Action Corps Vermont presented him with a petition signed by almost 900 people across the country, including many Vermonters, asking for his leadership...
To the Editor,
We are so grateful to Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty for their very generous recent donation to the Deerfield Valley Community Partnership. This funding will greatly assist us in continuing our vision of the Deerfield Valley will be a healthy, safe and inclusive...
To the Editor,
Who or what defines independent living?  Independent living means being able to exercise the greatest degree of choice about where you live, with whom you live, how you live, where you work, and how you use your time. It means participating in community life and pursuing...
To the Editor, 
Blue Cross’s Vermont Health Connect premiums have risen by over 90% during the last nine years.  This year Blue Cross and MVP are asking for double digit increases.
Is this sustainable?
In reviewing a book calling for a total overhaul of the US health...
To the Editor,  
Their stories just don’t add up.
In last week’s Deerfield Valley News, News Editor Mike Eldred, reported that the recent, abrupt and unexplained firing of Dover Free Library (DFL) Director John Flores followed procedure. He quoted selectboard member and library...
To the Editor, 
It has come to the attention of the Dover Free Library Board of Trustees that some members of the community have expressed concerns regarding the board’s recent decision to remove John Flores as library director.
While this decision with regard to the former library...
To the Editor, 
The JC Electric 15U baseball team would like to extend our sincere appreciation to our community, parents, and players for making our inaugural season a success.  It would not have been possible without the people who helped us along the way!
Thank you to Dave Powell...
To the Editor, 
Summer schedule filling up? Take your kids and have the tastiest pizza ever at 18 Main Street at the Old Red Mill Inn. The owners Brian, Crystal, Maturo, and two other friends serve a flattened disk of bread dough called pizza and also serve magical beer to quench your...
To the Editor, 
I am a summer resident of the Deerfield Valley region. In fact, this is my 50th year of spending summers here. Over this long period, I have always used the library and remember the former excellent directors, Alice Bayles and Jeanne Walsh. For the past 24 years I have...

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