Letters to the Editor

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.
To The Editor,
This is in response to the letter published on July 25 by The Deerfield Valley News from a Mr. Joel Berg, of Wilmington, regarding my letter to The Brattleboro Reformer in which I addressed Mr. John Gannon’s conflict of interest as a government official when it comes to the...
To The Editor,
We wish to thank the enthusiastic audience in attendance for the 24th annual “High Notes” fundraiser concert performed by the Village Light Opera Group Ltd., of NYC on Saturday, July 20, at Wilmington’s Memorial Hall.  This year’s concert featured songs from Broadway shows,...
To the Editor,
Since when is saving $378 million too expensive?
Peter Shumlin got it wrong when he backed down from implementing a single-payer health care system in Vermont in 2014. Five years later, middle and lower income people all over Vermont are struggling even harder to meet...
To the Editor,
In a recent Brattle­boro Reformer, the opinion page had an article from Mark O’Maley. After reading the article, it sounds like another one of Barnes’s friends writing his support for Barnes. 
Mr. Gannon’s writing in the Deerfield Valley paper, explaining what a pump...
To the Editor,
 Will it finally happen, what do I mean?  Now that Peak Resorts, the owners of  Mount. Snow, has been purchased by Vail Resorts, a very successful and well financed company, will this be the only opportunity that Wilmington and West Dover will ever see to have a major...


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