Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
I was able to listen in and secure an audio taping of the State Board Of Education’s hearing held on September 16 with regards to the withdrawal of Halifax from the Southern Valley Unified Union School District.
The link is https://youtu.be/jKNxgabWeHU.
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To the Editor,
So much has happened since the publication of last week’s Deerfield Valley News that it is difficult to comprehend where we are actually headed as a nation.
To begin with Trump, as of yesterday, has told more than 22,000 lies to the detriment of our great democracy....
To the Editor,
The League of Women Voters of Vermont applauds the decision of federal Judge Geoffrey W. Crawford to deny the suit against the secretary of state, James C. Condos, challenging the legality of the plan to mail ballots to all active voters. The five plaintiffs claimed that the...
To the Editor,
The choice in most elections is between two imperfect individuals.  We need to carefully weigh pluses and minuses, which is especially hard today, with major media on a warpath against one of the candidates.
Peace: the current man is our first president in decades who...
To the Editor,
Interest in creating a positive community response to the painting of a swastika and “Black Lives Don’t Matter” graphics regionally has been expressed to several Windham County legislators. Community members in several towns have met and want to visibly welcome diversity and...
To the Editor,
We can rely on Sen. Campion and Sen. Sears  to protect a woman’s right to choose, to uphold the rights of the LGBTQ community, and to continue the incredible work they are doing in the area of economic development. Sen. Campion took a leadership role in ensuring that...
To the Editor , 
The League of Women Voters, committed to the right of all citizens to vote, stands in favor of mail-in balloting and supports funding levels for the United States Postal Service  in the US House HEROES Act and Delivering for America Act.
Delivering ballots is an...
To the editor:
A president deliberately lied to the nation he is legally and morally bound to defend about a national health crisis.  The lies induced many to take unnecessary risks that have cost lives.  We will never know precisely how many lives which doesn’t at all diminish the...
To the Editor,
This past February the Vermont House of Representatives passed the Global Warming Solutions Act with tri-partisan support, 105 to 37.  In June, the Vermont Senate passed it, also with tri-partisan support, 23 to five.  The vote margin and non-partisan nature of the vote may...
To the Editor
Mary Houghton, of Putney, has been appointed by Gov. Scott to serve on the Legislative Apportionment Board. The LAB takes the first step in reapportioning Vermont’s House and Senate districts. Per Vermont statutes, this process must be done every 10 years following the...

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