Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
Putting aside our differences in politics, we’ve all come to count on our first responders and the services they provide as a “given.” We know that if, in that dreaded circumstance, we have to call 911 for an emergency, we’ll have a reassuring voice on the other line, ready...
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Isn’t it strange that Wilmington enacted a law eliminating plastic bags with the intent to protect the environment, and the next day they removed the recycle area that was useful to us citizens for recycling plastic, et al? 
Every one of us pay a 1% sales tax to the...
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Corporations without commitments to social and environmental impact focus on turning a profit and producing products as cheaply as possible. While this sounds reasonable from an economic perspective, human health is the primary cost. Genetics and gene mutations cause cancer...
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Last month, the Trump administration announced its latest attempt to take food away from over three million working families, people with disabilities, and older Americans in need by proposing to force Vermont and 42 other states to change the way they have run the SNAP...
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The Living History Association is busy preparing to play a role in marketing the Deerfield Valley through the creation of a quarterly newspaper devoted to the historical and recreational resources in the valley. This publication will be tied into a “Self-guided Historical...
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Thank you to the Twin Valley classes of 2019 and 2022 for the donations to Jessica’s Closet. 
Your donations will help offset operating costs such as rent and dry cleaning.  I am very appreciative for your generosity and fundraising efforts. 
Jessica’s Closet...
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In Vermont, one in four of our neighbors struggles with hunger and may not know where they’ll find their next meal. 
Hunger affects many people—like Joseph, who is retired and doing his best to afford his needs on a limited Social Security income. Once he’s paid for...
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Another series of mass shootings - this time in Dayton, El Paso, Mobile, and Odessa - ushered in the expected “thoughts and prayers” from elected officials across the nation. Forty people were killed and 73 more were injured over the span of just a few weeks in those four...
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As a 16-year-old high school student, I am extremely worried about the likelihood of a random shooting occurring in my school or neighborhood. 
Over a recent weekend in El Paso, a young man full of hate who had access to a war weapon walked into a Walmart and...
To the Editor
The Whitingham Historical Society welcomes the public, local residents, and visitors to the society’s building in Whitingham village. We have an enormous collection of artifacts, books, photos, and genealogy information. 
The #9 District schoolhouse is located behind...

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