Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
I am prompted to write after reading Tylor Colford’s letter of last week on abortion.
Facts matter.  With regard to the gestation of the next generation of humans, and regardless of whether the source of one’s underlying belief system derives from divine intervention...
To the Editor,
On car trips through New England, my dad used to say that he could always tell when he was in Vermont because there weren’t any billboards blocking the beautiful views. He instilled in me a love of Vermont so strong that I couldn’t help but move here for school. 
I’m...
To the Editor,
Many thanks to the 35 people who endured the cold weather and walked all or part of the way from Middlebury to Montpelier and the 300 more who gathered at the Statehouse to request the Legislature to take strong action on reducing our greenhouse gas emissions. I had hoped to...
To the Editor,
Most Americans cannot even correctly define socialism, yet they have been successfully propagandized into having a knee-jerk aversion to it. Trump and his conservative cohorts, in attempting to retain power, are trading on this bias by painting progressives as socialists.  ...
To the Editor,
Despite Gov. Phil Scott’s $8 million commitment to restoring Vermont’s waterways and funding clean water initiatives in his recent budget proposal, the Vermont Legislature has so far failed to live up to their responsibilities to help ensure we all have clean water.
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To the Editor,
We were greatly encouraged in reading last week’s DVN article, “Trout bums working to turn Deerfield Valley into fly-fishing mecca.” We have long believed that the Deerfield Valley offers such potential and are glad to learn of actual steps taken by others in realizing this...
To the Editor,
This letter is directed at the registered voters of the town of Whitingham. Since I serve as the Town Moderator, I have been asked to chair the Meet the Candidates  gathering on  Tuesday, April 23, at  the Whitingham Municipal Center.
There are five individuals...
To the Editor,
While the phrase “(c) A fertilized egg, embryo, or fetus shall not have independent rights under Vermont law.” was removed from the bill, giving the “right” to terminate a pregnancy up to the point of birth ipso facto denies the natural rights of the unborn child.
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To the Editor,
Winter started early this year with some very cold temperatures even in October.   Many people who struggle to pay their fuel bills started spending that money sooner than expected, and found that by mid-winter, they were already behind.  More of our neighbors had to rely on...
To the Editor,
The Twin Valley Unified Union School Board, superintendent, and principals completed a successful retreat at the Wilmington Inn on Tuesday, April 9, facilitated by Nicole Mace, the director of the Vermont School Board Association.   The board, along with the superintendent,...

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