Letters

Editor, Daily News The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in April 1986 when residents of Bloomington, Indiana, rallied around a toddler who needed a life-saving liver transplant. In less than eight weeks, the community raised $100,000 to place the boy on the organ...
Editor, Daily News The Fresh Air Fund looks forward to celebrating National Volunteer Week every year. I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to our inspiring volunteers, hosts and supporters in the area northwest of Boston. Their continued dedication to our New York City children is...
Editor, Daily News On April 12, Rolling Thunder Chapter 1 Vermont, is donating a POW/MIA folding chair to the Orange American Legion Post 172. This will take place at 7 p.m. at the post. The chair honors POWs and MIAs from all wars and stands to remain as a reminder that we never forget them....
Editor, Daily News I am writing in support of Alan Dodge who is running for re-election as a selectman for the town of Athol. Alan Dodge is rooted in our community and has shown he has what it takes to represent the people of Athol. One only needs to look back at the recent controversy...
Editor, Daily News The Athol Daily News, March 25-26 edition covered a meeting between Petersham Assessor Dana Kennan and the selectboard, along with the Advisory Finance Committee. Mr. Kennan explained an interest to eliminate the tax on farm animals, saying there really isn’t a way to know who...
Editor, Daily News Ken Carville’s conservative or right-wing letters to the editor appear often in this newspaper. Carville, of Wendell, lives in a town known for its majority of environmentalists, hippies and political leftists, and I’m confident all of those people would defend Carville’s...
Editor, Daily News It is all well and good when our president says America first, but there is also a continuing need for help for our children of this earth who continue to suffer terrible hunger such as those in Nigeria and Sudan in Africa. News reports reach me again and again of these little...
Editor, Daily News We are starting to recover from the unspeakable tragedy that befell our town recently. We pray for comfort and peace for Scott and Vivian. There were numerous people, inside and outside the town, who provided support and assistance. I won’t mention specific names, lest I...
Editor, Daily News During WWII Germany and Japan had Axis Sally and Tokyo Rose who demoralized our fighting men. They spoke in hushed voices like you’d hear on NPR. Things like, “Your wife or girlfriend was bedding down with conscientious objectors, 4-F civilians or draft dodgers.” If they had...
Editor, Daily News In my opinion, the United States is under attack and is very vulnerable at this time. President Trump and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon seem determined, based on statements as well as cabinet choices, to disassemble our democratic institutions, the agencies that implement...

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