Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
I feel extremely fortunate to live in Wilmington, a safe, peaceful town.  Wilmington really is unique.  How many other small villages have four historic inns; three active churches; a public library, multiple restaurants; a performing arts space; onsite police, fire, and...
To the Editor,
Hello! I am a third-grade student in Northern Virginia. Our class is learning about the United States and I will be teaching our school about the state of Vermont. In the month of May I will create a display for our state fair that I hope will make you proud.
Although...
To the Editor,
Four days coming up soon are becoming increasingly important to us Vermonters as well as all the inhabitants of the earth. They are Earth Day, Green Up Day, Overshoot Day, and World Population Day.    
April 22, widely known as Earth Day, began in 1970. This is the...
To the Editor,
The columnist in the April 14 issue of The Deerfield Valley News (page A5) admits in her “Aging in Place” column that she was a “clueless” person in her youth. But many decades have not improved her perspective on American history. She therefore knocks the United States...
To the Editor,
The Green Mountain Care Board publishes an annual list of Vermont hospital employees whose annual compensation tops $500,000.  The list for fiscal year 2020 shows a total of 59 hospital execs making more than half a million dollars a year. Fifty-nine. Eleven of them work at...
To the Editor,
In a few short months Vermonters will begin casting their ballots to determine party nominees for the fall elections.
With so many candidates running for Congress and lieutenant governor, you may not hear as much about the secretary of state’s race. I urge you to take...
To the Editor,
Vermont, the Green Mountain State, where is Vermont heading in this present world, in 2022? Saul Alinsky died June 12, 1972, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. His writings still influence politicians today. Alinsky wrote “How to Create a Social State.” He wrote that if leaders...
To the Editor,
I’m a fourth grade teacher in Dummerston, and I was one of the three VT-NEA representatives on the Legislative Pension Task Force from July to January. I’d like to take a moment to tell you why I support Becca Balint in her run to be Vermont’s first US Congresswoman. ...
To the Editor,
I am writing about the March 24 meeting about the Somerset Integrated Resource Project, mentioned in the March 31 edition of The Deerfield Valley News on page B3. The closing of the trail along the East Branch of the Deerfield River - Forest Road 383 on some maps - is...
To the Editor,
I wanted to express my deepest appreciation and gratitude to our community for the outpouring of support shown to me and my family since the passing of my husband Eric Sprenger.
Compassion and caring began with Ryan O’Neil, Chief Murano, and the rescue. We were moved...

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