Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
A very important issue has been placed on the Whitingham annual Town Meeting ballot that requires immediate attention.
The selectboard is proposing to purchase 12 acres of farmland located on a small country road in the heart of a residential neighborhood with working...
To the Editor,
There’s an activity occurring right now in Vermont, on both private and public lands, that many are unaware of: hounding.
Hounding is akin to “dog” fighting; it is lawless and unregulated and those who participate in it have no regard for hunting ethics. It involves...
To the Editor,
How fortunate are we to live in a community that supports us all? For Valentine’s Day we received homemade cookies, a thoughtful gift from the Rotary Club (that aids in many different ways, a very vital part of our valley). Nice to know we are appreciated by other...
To the Editor,
For the first time in over two centuries, the United States government was threatened with a coup d’etat led by Donald Trump, a fascist cast in the molds of Benito Mussolini and Adolph Hitler – both of whom captured sole command of their nations.
Why did Trump fail...
To the Editor,
In late December, long after the election, columnist Don Keelan proposed the currently vacant Southern Vermont College as the site of the Trump presidential library.  My first reaction was laughter, which is probably why Keelan felt the need to assure readers it was a...
To the Editor
I am just an average Joe. My parents and family were solid. I went to school, I served in Vietnam, paid taxes, built a business, created jobs and never got in trouble. I made mistakes along the way but had the freedom to make them. This country has afforded me freedom, a...
To the Editor,
The Twin Valley Elementary School’s fourth- and fifth-graders would like to thank Julie (Granny) Moore for sharing her love and wealth of knowledge about local history with them. The students learned about local history through a unit of study in their humanities class....
To the Editor,
We read with interest Bud Laudenslager’s January 28 Letter to the Editor regarding the North Branch Fire District #1. We would like to clear up some misconceptions and provide some insight into the sewer plant operations.
While NBFD is not governed by the Dover town...
To the Editor:
Sunday, February 7 ... It was a snowy forenoon, growing darker as snow increased.  A car came into the drive, so very unusual at this time; my husband said “Company!”
A dear young woman, well-masked, came up on the snowy porch, telling me some Whitingham friends and...
To the Editor:
Sunday, February 7 ... It was a snowy forenoon, growing darker as snow increased.  A car came into the drive, so very unusual at this time; my husband said “Company!”
A dear young woman, well-masked, came up on the snowy porch, telling me some Whitingham friends and...

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