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Editoral – Further proof of unhealthy growth in Isle of Wight

Just in case the U.S. Census Bureau isn’t reliable enough for town and county elected officials, the esteemed ...

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Letter -Days Point water woes

Editor, The Smithfield Times: We live in the Days Point area of Smithfield.  On Saturday night, Jan. 27, ...

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Letter – Wakeup call from Russia

Editor, The Smithfield Times: The death of Alexei Navalny, who fought so gallantly for the right to freedom ...

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Amid the snow drought, memories of the Circus Blizzard

Snow has rarely been a significant problem in Isle of Wight and Surry, though Surry is a bit ...

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Letter – Carrollton overwhelmed

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Oh Carrollton, your forests and wildlife are rapidly disappearing, the traffic on our two-lane ...

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Letter – Congrats to new Chamber leader

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Congratulations to Marci Levine, the newly appointed president and executive director of the Isle ...

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Letter – Trump is no Lincoln

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Abraham Lincoln was born 215 years ago on Feb. 12. He led our country ...

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Editorial – Town Council does the right thing on tax rate

We’re never thrilled about a tax increase, but the Smithfield Town Council made the right decision by adopting ...

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Column – Amy Palmer was a happy, and effective, warrior

The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s was led nationally by some amazing people, men and women who ...

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Letter – Community as ecosystem

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Back in the early 1950s, one of my great-uncles and his wife bought a ...

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