Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
It’s an exciting time in Vermont for wildlife. Between the 2021 and 2022 legislative sessions, four bills were introduced that would positively impact Vermont’s wildlife. Thousands of Vermonters and a handful of wildlife protection groups, including Protect Our Wildlife,...
To the Editor,
In 2020 Vermont established a climate council charged with creating a comprehensive, equitable plan to lower our greenhouse gas emissions as part of the Global Warming Solutions Act. One of the most urgent and compelling reasons for this work was to help Vermonters adapt our...
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Have you ever met a white supremacist who was supreme? I have not. Donald Trump is a white supremacist and other white supremacists love him. Remember he was the one who was supposed to make America great again. That’s code for bringing back the good old days when whites...
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The board of directors and dedicated volunteers of the Deerfield Valley Food Pantry express our appreciation for the continued support during the COVID-19 pandemic that allowed us to keep going even with limited access.  We will be returning to in-person shopping beginning...
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Fellow Wilmington voters, at Town Meeting last week an article passed by a margin of 88 votes which will allow retail recreational cannabis sales to begin in downtown Wilmington this year. This means marijuana for joints, edibles, and other cannabis products would be...
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Vermont families with children were five times more likely to experience hunger in 2021, according to a survey from the University of Vermont. And as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact income and long-term savings, kids’ nutrition is attended to for many at one place...
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Thank you for reporting that Ms. Robohm’s concerns were ignored at the district informational meeting. Thank you, Ms. Robohm, for raising those concerns. The school adds insult to grievous injury. 
The DVNews editorial said it very well but it bears repeating. Twin...
To the Editor,
Just a few of my wants: 
I want a world where a young girl of color could go to school to get an education without being bullied. I want a world where, when there is bullying the adults would take positive action and  have consequences for  the bullies. I want a world...
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S265 just passed the Vermont Senate and has already had its first reading in the House and has been referred to the House Judiciary Committee. This bill - in its own words - proposes to expand the scope of the crime of criminal threatening to include threats to third persons...
To the Editor,
It has been a month since Dal died and we can all feel his spirit reverberating in the people and the places that he touched. Thank you to everyone who helped make the celebration of his life so powerful; it was a collaborative event that brought our friends and families...

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