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He will fight to undo the damage of Act 46
To the Editor, Property taxes are a top voter concern and during the 2014 campaign candidates promised to lower them. However, although tax reduction proposals were in the offing, once elected, leg...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteers in small towns can refocus attention
To the Editor, A small group of citizens is changing their world via a noteworthy local effort in Readsboro that is working diligently to expand broadband and cellular service in the town. Our rura...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moran is dedicated to community
To the Editor, I am glad to see John Moran back in the race for State Rep! John has served our community well in the past. Our community needs people like John who is dedicated to the people he ser...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Project will change eco system
To the Editor, I went to protest Governor Shumlin’s ribbon cutting of the Deerfield Wind Project in Searsburg. Our public land was given over to a foreign corporation to frack and blast a mountain ...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dog owner deserved public meeting to defend himself and his dog
To the Editor, I’m writing in response to the front page article in last week’s newspaper regarding the vicious dog hearing in Dover. I’ve known the dog in question, Buckshot, since Jim Green got h...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lucky to live in a valley where everyone helps out
To the Editor, We have always known that we are lucky to live in the Deerfield Valley community. A couple of weeks ago when our son Anthony had his mountain bike accident, we realized again how luc...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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The best benefit ride yet
To the Editor, Thank you for the best benefit motorcycle ride event yet! Eighty-seven participants enjoyed the beautiful weather, the great ride, the tasty chicken lunch, rocked to Cadillac Envy, a...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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No survival for any country outside the world economic system
To the Editor, The official story has it that we don’t like Putin because he’s a “dictator.” Yet we’re great friends with ruthless authoritarians in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the Arab Emirates, and othe...
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best Dam Walk/Run was possible thanks to volunteers
Sep 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Good weather is always a plus, but in addition, the annual Best Dam Walk/Run had a good group of volunteers managing it, a generous list of sponsors, and a very good turnout of runne...
Readsboro article accurate but incomplete
Sep 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The Readsboro zoning article was accurate but omitted important segments of prior discussions that Mr. Parker did not know. The 28 alleged violations are not “ Larry’s ,” but a resul...
Appreciation day for town employees
Sep 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The town of Dover employees held an appreciation day on Sunday, August 28. It was a beautiful day for fun, food, and festivities! I would like to express a sincere thank you to all t...
Music festival was swinging
Sep 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor,  Some years ago a very wise person said to me that “it is better to offer thanks to a group rather than run the risk of leaving someone out.” Be that as it may, I will do my level be...
The fifth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene reminds us that the Vermont victim is no more
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, My wife Karen and I own Wahoo’s Eatery, which took a direct hit from the flooding on August 28, 2011. Early the next morning I found myself dazed, standing in a 250 foot long trench ...
Enjoy the magic of bingo
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, It’s Wednesday night, let’s play Bingo! at 7 East Main Street in Wilmington is the Masonic Social Lodge, since 1857. I’m not much of a gambler but spending $15 for the whole night is...