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“Spring into Health” appreciates registrants, sponsors
To the Editors, On the morning of May 7, an outstanding group of friends and neighbors converged on the Townshend Common for the seventh annual Grace Cottage Hospital “Spring Into Health” 5K walk a...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Thanks" is not enough
To the Editor, On Friday night, I was fortunate enough to have so many friends, colleagues, families, and students take the time to celebrate our last seven years of collaborating together at the D...
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The good ol' boy club is causing Vermont to suffer
To the Editor, Our state is truly suffering with the good ‘ole boy club’ aka nepotism. A friend of mine, Angelo, turned me onto money trails in Vermont, and it’s a sordid mess. However, our problem...
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Rain didn't stop volunteers
To the Editor, Approximately 45 community members of all ages didn’t let the weather keep them from meeting at The Dover School on Dover’s Green Up Day, Saturday, May 7, to volunteer their time to ...
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“Party Patrols” hope to discourage underage drinking and drug use, not eliminate parties
To the Editor, The end of the school year is a very exciting and hectic time for high school students and their parents. Proms are taking place and graduation parties are being planned. With all th...
May 12, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concert series begins
To the Editor, On Saturday, May 7, Friends of Historic Memorial Hall opened its 2016 concert series with the reggae band the Alchemystics. The concert blended diverse ethnic and musical backgrounds...
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Green Up volunteers filled almost 200 bags in Wilmington
To the Editor, We would like to thank the 103 volunteers who turned out as part of Saturday’s Green Up Day in Wilmington. They filled over 200 Green Up bags as they picked up roadside litter. Peopl...
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Senior citizen prom was fun
To the Editor, Twin Valley Wildcat Community Service group, made up of 27 high school students, hosted their first senior citizen prom, “The Way You Look Tonight,” at the Whitingham Municipal Cente...
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Legalization of marijuana is a class conflict in Vermont
May 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Legalization of marijuana is a class conflict issue here in Vermont. The people who use pot are not the wealthy, elite country club types. They are the working class Vermonters who c...
Animals need our voice
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, As we celebrate Mother’s Day, please take a moment to think about the mothers of the woods who bear their young this time of year. It’s lovely to think of the baby animals being rais...
Green Up a soggy success
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The Whitingham and Jacksonville Green Up Day was a soggy one but many people came out to help spring clean our town. Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to help. We had 74 p...
Concerned grandparent voices angst about alleged harassment and bullying
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, I am writing this as a concerned grandparent of a student who attends Twin Valley Elementary School. My granddaughter, grandson (and many other students) have been bullied, sexually ...
Free book dispersal will continue
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Thanks to everybody who came to the book dispersal last Saturday. It was a lot of fun, and so many people asked me if I would be doing it again. I have decided to have book dispersal...
DVCC thanks donors for their generosity this winter
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, While the erratic weather this winter did little to boost the economy within our valley, it did give residents a bit of a break from excessive heating bills. We had only half as many...