Letters to the Editor

To the Editor
With nearly two-thirds of all energy currently used in Vermont to heat homes coming from fossil fuels, our thermal sector sits atop a list we might title “Unsustainable Status Quo.” At Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility we have always called for bold climate action...
To the Editor,
As you know we had a very bad accident recently in town. 
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Michaud family and to the owners and crew at Cushing and Sons.
We would like to take the time to thank everyone who came out to help from our own department,...
To the Editor,
I was saddened to hear that Judy Heumann died unexpectedly on March 4.  Saddened further by the knowledge that most people don’t know who she was and what she accomplished.  
Judy contracted polio at 18 months old.  She survived that virus but lived her life as a...
To the Editor,
On behalf of The Deerfield Valley Food Pantry board of directors I want to extend sincere appreciation to the management and staff at Mount Snow for organizing a food collection for the food pantry.  
Several bags of donated food staples were placed on our shelves...
To the Editor,
On behalf of Pettee Memorial Library  staff and trustees, I am writing to thank the many, many volunteers who came out to help us box up and move the adult collection to the basement for storage. 
Their hard work made it possible to clear the way for our renovation...
To the Editor,
 For the past 30 years my wife Kathy and I have kayaked on Wilmington’s Lake Raponda. It’s a quiet lake and we’re grateful that we can experience it with swimmers, anglers, other paddlers, and a variety of wildlife.
 Last fall I became aware of the efforts of...
To the Editor, 
In January, The Deerfield Valley News was kind enough to publish an account of my travels in Ukraine, which I told to your news editor, my friend from international election work in the Balkans, Mike Eldred. I wanted to tell people my story to say what it is really like in...
To the Editor,
The Deerfield Valley Community Cares fund has just  finished its 19th winter.  It was not one of the most expensive winters, as far as fund expenditures, but plenty of people were feeling the pinch of inflation as the cost of nearly everything increased throughout the fall...
To the Editor,
Thank you for bringing attention to the Readsboro Central School. While your article made note of how one particular parent wants a better education for her child, we think your story genuinely lacked any sort of justice to Readsboro and the attention the school actually...
To the Editor,
To Readsboro residents: As you are aware, there was a petition submitted to initiate a vote to close our school. There were 41 signatures signed on, representing  a cross section of residents. Just because they signed  does not mean they are voting to close. There are people...


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