Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
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...
To the Editor,
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...
To the Editor,
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...
To the Editor
The Twin Valley school board is excited about the new school year. The first day for all students is August 29.   Everyone is working hard to get the schools ready. 
Our new Twin Valley Middle High School principal, Reed Mellinger, has been onboard since July 1.  He...
To the Editor,
The Halifax Volunteer Fire Company would like to thank all the businesses that contributed to our multi-item raffle that was held on August 3 at the former Cody farm in Halifax. We received many wonderful prizes that helped to make our annual clambake fundraiser a huge...
To the Editor,
Another Farm-to-Table Benefit Dinner was held on August 6. 
“It was the best one yet” was all I heard all night! I would like to thank all of our dinner guests for making it an evening to remember.
Thanks to our local restaurants who give without reservation:...
To the Editor,
Limited options for summer activities.
How sad it is to realize how little our selectboard knows about our town. With reference to your  ‘Employee Appreciation Event,” previous activities included golf, which is still an option now, and a dinner at the Matterhorn Inn...
To the Editor,
Health industry lobbyists keep claiming to wonder why we need Medicare for all when, they insist, we have such a wonderful system already.  Well, here are 12 reasons: 9/11 first responders wouldn’t have to beg for health care; people in horrible accidents wouldn’t have to...
To the Editor,
“Climate Change Threatens World Food Supply” was the lead story in yesterday’s leading newspapers. It was prompted by the release of a summary report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, staffed by more than 100 experts from 52 countries.


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