Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
I was delighted to learn that Southern Vermont Board of Realtors President Betsy Wadsworth, has been named Vermont Realtor of the Year by the Vermont Association of Realtors.
This honor conveys recognition by colleagues, statewide, of Betsy’s professional skill and...
To the Editor, 
October is Fire Prevention Month and a good time for the East Dover Volunteer Fire Company to thank everyone for their support during the last year. 
Thanks to all who supported our annual silent auction at the Dover School. It was a very successful event, despite...
To the Editor,
Trapping season in Vermont begins on October 26. Residents and visitors who enjoy use of public lands in the state should be aware that trappers can legally set traps on many public lands and are not required to post signage warning of hidden traps. Trappers may set leghold...
Recently, I learned of the death of Michael Zaffino, who lived with my son and me during his senior year of high school so he could graduate with his classmates in June 2005.     
The death of a young person by suicide is always shocking, devastating, and unfathomable.  We look at our own...
To the editor
I hear nothing but complaints these days about both the new Walgreens Pharmacy in the valley, replacing Rite Aid, and the continuing screw-ups emanating from the Deerfield Valley Health Center’s administration. Messed up referrals, prescriptions, and renewals following...
To the Editor,
This year’s Deerfield Valley Food Pantry annual bike ride was the most successful one yet.  Nearly $4,900 was raised to help support our mission, helping families in the Deerfield Valley meet their basic food needs.
Many, many thanks to the Valley View Saloon for...
To the Editor,
The Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules voted recently to approve a new rule on gender affirming surgery for the treatment of gender dysphoria. Vermont Legal Aid testified in support of this rule, which clarifies access to medically necessary surgery for the...
To the Editor:
St. Mary’s in the Mountains Episcopal Church in Wilmington is pleased to announce the donations received from our September 20th Red Door Concert exceeded $640.
All donations will directly benefit the Deerfield Valley Community Cares heating fund.  
The Red...
To the Editor
Just a quick note to thank and praise the Deerfield Valley Community Cares for their outstanding support for local people.  
Neighbors in this valley often find it difficult to prosper. Rents keep rising, heating gets out of control, bills tower on the counter.
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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