Letters to the Editor

‘Not a right’ reprise

The Europeans that Mr. Gorfein would have us emulate are all going broke and losing their culture. They are heading slowly (not so much, lately) towards where Chavez took Venezuela in only a decade. If you want a socialist government, move. […]

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Obvious bear lessons  

Saturday evening my car was parked in front of the house while we went to dinner in Little Washington with family members. Upon returning about 9:30 there were loud noises and my daughter shouted, “It’s a bear”! […]

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Sticking with his party

Instead of admitting what happened Mr. Garrett drags in a red herring. According to him, it’s all the Democrats’ fault that one or more Trump appointees who attended the White House meeting shared this information. […]

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‘Drastic departure’

This unwelcome application would pose severe risks of course to the safety, quality of life, and property values.Imagine the issues of litter, smoke from fire pits, bright lights at night, loud music, porta-johns, trash clean-up and disposal. […]

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Circle of life

I had to kill a copperhead two years ago when I came down my back steps. I turned to see what my cats were staring at and the copperhead struck me at my boot flap areas [but] didn’t penetrate. […]

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Sipping wisdom

Thanks to Merrimack College professor Joe Kelley, author of St Augustine of Hippo an inspiration to at least one member of this past year’s Augustinian discussion group at St Peter’s [Catholic] Church in Rappahannock County. […]

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Chesapeake jewel

Mr. Garrett repeatedly says that he is for the environment and for jobs. Good. He can throw his support behind the complete funding for the EPA and its role in the Chesapeake Bay Clean-up. […]

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Historical roots

We are forwarding this to you in the hopes that you can pass it along to the Historical Society. We have been unable to contact them and are in the process of “lifting” our bulbs for the season. […]

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‘Tell the truth . . . tell it often’

As a former public school superintendent, I used to get a lot of grief from my school board colleagues about my media philosophy. Short, simple, it was then and remains today: “Tell the truth, tell it first, tell it often.” […]

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‘Resounding approval’ of FOIA session

The session was conducted by Maria J.K. Everett, Executive Director and Senior Attorney of the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Her two hour presentation, including lively questions and answers, was thoroughly enjoyable. […]

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Where’s the beef from?

As a supporter of American agriculture, I have recently joined a national effort led by the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) to reestablish a country-of-origin labeling (COOL) program for U.S. beef products. […]

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It takes a village — and amazing gardens

The Garden Club of Warren County for the first time spotlighted the town of Washington on Saturday, April 29, as part of Historic Garden Week. We would like to express our appreciation to those who made garden week here possible. […]