Letters

Editor, Daily News On April 6, the third grade at Dexter Park School in Orange went to STEM Day at Fenway Park for a field trip. CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Red Sox brought science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to Fenway Park, along with a traveling zoo and a...
Editor, Daily News “Orange reorganizes DPW in joint meeting.” I would like to respond to that headline (from the Athol Daily News on Friday, April 28). I am a lifelong resident of Orange. And let me say that after reading that headline it was almost as disgusting as watching the Athol Police...
Editor, Daily News Saturday, May 13, marks the 25th anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive. Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face with a sad reality for too many,...
Editor, Daily News Just days ago we remembered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s April 4, 1967 speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” and its warning that: “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching...
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...

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