Letters to the Editor

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,...
To the Editor,
2019 marks the seventh year that Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies has asked voters in Windham regional towns to invest in regional efforts. On Town Meeting day requests in Brattleboro, Rockingham, Westminster, Putney, Wilmington, Dummerston, Londonderry,...
To the Editor,
Vermont State Rep. Laura Sibilia  recently introduced the veteran partial property tax relief bill, H.227.
H.227 is a bill which would extend the partial property tax exemption to all veterans residing in the state of Vermont. Presently, partial property tax relief is...
To the Editor,
Vermont living is not easy, especially when you relocate from metropolitan surroundings. But once I got to know the people who make up this valley I could not imagine being anywhere else. My family has had its ups and downs living here, both business and personal, especially...

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