Letters to the Editor

To the Editor, 
We seek your help in getting our Deerfield Valley community through the late stages of the COVID. The pandemic has taken a deep toll on all of us. For us working in health care, it is abundantly clear that vaccination works and is safe.  
This is not a political,...
To the Editor, 
I am writing this letter out of concern about the loss of public passage on the trail that goes south along the eastern side of the East Branch of the Deerfield River. 
This trail has recently been posted with “No Trespassing” signs by the owner / logger of a 383...
To the Editor,
Over the past few years, I have been following the discussion in Vermont regarding the taxation of military pensions. I remain fully perplexed, as does our governor, by our legislative inability to exempt military pensions from taxation.
Vermont is one of only three...
To the Editor,
Last week marked both National Nurses Week and Teacher Appreciation Week.
These two professions have worked harder than ever during the pandemic. Recently, the Vermont State School Nurses’ Association estimate a shortage of school nurses in K-12 schools in Vermont.  ...
To the Editor,
On May 8, Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital held its 12th annual “Spring into Health” 5K.
 In light of the pandemic, we had a “hybrid,” event this year with some people participating virtually and some participating in person. In the live event, participants...
To the Editor, 
Vermont’s Green Up Day was May 1.  In Wilmington, 71 people volunteered to pick up roadside litter.  They filled over 200 Green Up bags as they covered nearly all of our town roads.   A few public parking lots and riverbanks also received the Green Up treatment this year....
To the Editor
You know, I have been a full time resident and voter of West Dover since 1992.  I have helped many people over the years, by working for and giving to charities and directly to people in order to make their and their families lives, a little easier.  I pay all my taxes and...
To the Editor,
Gov. Scott has, over the last year, received wide-spread praise for looking at the science in regards to COVID and, when the data is there, to “open the tap” and loosen restrictions. That has both protected us and given us hope that things can and are getting better.
To the Editor,
Mothers in the Deerfield Valley, alert!
Here is your chance to both ensure that your children remember that Mother’s Day is this weekend, and a way to do a good deed for our community.  Tell your kids, “The best gift you could give me for Mother’s Day is to get...
To the Editor,
As you know, Readsboro’s 2021 Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 15, at 10 am at the school field.
I believe the requested raise and appropriations, if all pass, would be an overall increase of 3%, and appear in line with needs.
I do have concerns with...


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