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No place for Luter attacks in Pierceville debate

Opposition to a multiuse development of the Pierceville property falls into several categories, as opposition to development usually ...

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Doris Gwaltney inspired writers with dedication to the craft 

Among the diverse people who form the fabric of a community, there are those who influence its course ...

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Snakes didn’t stand a chance in the henhouse

There’s nothing quite like reaching into a darkened hen’s nest to collect eggs and touching something that moves. ...

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Passenger’s seat offers new perspective on spring

Some random thoughts on spring: This has always been my favorite season. Fall colors are spectacular and certainly ...

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Sanborn maps document Wharf Hill’s evolution

It would be less than fair to describe Smithfield’s waterfront as a rowdy seaport, something resembling the downtown ...

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Triathlons, country roads are a dangerous mix

Isle of Wight has spent millions of dollars creating a safe place to ride a bicycle. A few ...

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On Black history, listen to the youngsters

The question on the floor, ladies and gentlemen: Should history, as it is taught in our public schools, ...

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Chapman set example all should strive to emulate

James Chapman enjoyed reflecting on his life and, having lived for well over nine decades (he was 96 ...

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School book bans reek of Nazi Germany

One of the most visible signs of intolerance run amok, whether in Germany in 1938 or America in ...

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Reflections on an epic March snowstorm

As snow began accumulating Saturday for what would be only a light dusting, an old high school classmate ...

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