Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
 The medical marijuana dispensary questionnaire went the way it did not because the information wasn’t made available or the voting sample was too small or was hidden from the general population. It was from the indifference of the majority.     
 Mr. Gilpin Jr’s...
To the Editor,
Dover released the results of the recent marijuana survey last Tuesday. Only 144 voters (residents of Dover), who are not necessarily taxpayers and possibly renters, responded. Also, 34 taxpayers responded who might or might not be year-round residents.  To base a result on...
To the Editor,
Do we cover up the reality of dying by using the word “passing ” as was recently suggested in the column Aging In Place? Sure, sometimes we do. Stop for a moment and consider why. Could it possibly be that when a loved one dies it is so difficult, painful and heartbreaking...
To the Editor,
Pettee Memorial Library story time kids and I would like to give huge thanks to Laurie Caplan for visiting our story time this past Monday. We were reading about honey bees. Laurie, a beekeeper, brought her hive and beekeeper’s suit and all the accoutrements. Through her...

To the Editor,
The Readsboro Independence Day committee is making plans for the annual Fourth of July celebration which is being held on Saturday, June 30. The success and future of our event relies largely on donations from people in the community  and our volunteers who fundraise...

To the Editor,
On Thursday, May 3, while at home, I suffered a heart attack and went into cardiac arrest.  My cousin and neighbor Tracie, along with the Whitingham First Responders and Deerfield Valley Rescue, jumped into immediate action to perform CPR and were able to revive me...

To the Editor,
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Twin Valley High School Honor Society for their generosity in holding a bake sale and donating the profits to Jessica’s Closet. This donation will greatly help with dry cleaning costs associated with operating our...
To the Editor,
Wilmington Works would like to thank the volunteers and local restaurants who contributed to the Salsa contest and dance party at Memorial Hall on June 16.
Great salsas were provided by Nomad Chefs, Wahoos, Dot’s, Dover Forge, Jezebel’s, La Casita, the Nutmeg Food...
To the Editor,
At the Vermont Veterans’ Home we seek to enhance life for our veteran heroes residing at the home. As such, VVH has been in discussions with Liz Ruffa and Northshire Grows to coordinate a monthly special meal with ingredients solely sourced from veteran-owned farms in...

To the Editor,
No matter what your views on immigration are, separation of children from their parents should be horrifying to everyone.  Who is verifying these children are  fed adequately?   Receiving necessary medical care? Have proper hygiene facilities? Are safe from abuse by...

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