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Fuel cost was lower this year, many still needed help
To the Editor, Once again we had a large number of people in the valley unable to keep up with their heating bills. This winter brought a lot of snow and some severe up and down cold periods. Fortu...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emergency plans enforced until 2020 don’t make sense
To the Editor, The state of Vermont wants Vermont Yankee’s longtime emergency planning zone and emergency response organization to remain in force and unchanged until 2020. They are citing safety c...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vermonters are perplexed
To the Editor, Great time and effort was expended to create what was hailed as a historic education reform package. I’m referring to House Bill 361, which was derailed Tuesday as the governor and s...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concerned about many things in reform bill
To the Editor, We are writing to express our concern with several articles being considered for education reform in Vermont. The purpose is to enhance education and to address rising costs. The eff...
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Kids coming out first on Vermont’s stock market game
To the Editor, For the second year in a row local school kids came up first in Vermont’s Stock Market Game – both times by selling short. Last year it was the high school team, this year middle sch...
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Testing saliva a waste of time
To the Editor, Regards the news about Vermont police testing a driver’s saliva for pot and other drugs like cocaine, why not expand this idea to all drugs? You take for example driving while under ...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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State should look at how education money is spent
To the Editor, Once again the legislature appears poised to miss another opportunity to address the real reason behind rising education costs. As per the usual rhetoric, they are focusing on cost p...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vermont must embrace a new sense of community
To the Editor, Do we have small schools and small school districts or tiny schools and tiny school districts? Will expanding the size of school districts and getting rid of supervisory unions incre...
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Au revoir: sixth-grade class trip made possible by help of many
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The Dover School sixth grade class will be making their class trip to Montreal in May. This was made possible by so many. First we would like to thank all those who donated gifts for...
Happy to see a happy marriage
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, I just love to watch a happy marriage. It makes me feel so good, so the information on Jack and Arlene Schertzers’ 60th anniversary was such fun. (I have been kind of a flop in that ...
Create a budget to fully provide for all
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, “Putting together a budget is never an easy task,” according to the governor in a recent letter, as he likens the state to families deciding between “groceries and medicine,” so to “...
A good, caring son will be missed
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, We wish to thank the EMTs of the Readsboro Fire Department, the North Adams ambulance, Shea’s Funeral Home, and all who gave us food, cards, and donated to the Humane Society for the...
Tube-a-thon a great success thanks to donors
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Deerfield Valley Rotary would like to thank all the folks that helped make the 2015 Tube-a-thon possible. It was a tremendous success for all that participated. Please offer a hearty...
She has given 30 years so far
Apr 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, There is a special lady in town who deserves to be celebrated! On April 8 of this year, Sandy Crowningshield will celebrate 30 years that she has dedicated to the Whitingham and Twin...