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Letter – Fall victim says thanks

Editor, The Smithfield Times: To you folks who were leaving The Smithfield Center after the fireworks on July ...

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Letter – Resounding success

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I wish to thank some stalwart county and town employees for efforts “above and ...

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Letter – IsleREAD makes a difference

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Smithfield Kiwanis Club would like to recognize the following IsleREAD community volunteers whose weekly ...

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Letter – Progress against litter

Editor, The Smithfield Times: A few months ago, I wrote a letter expressing my concerns about the trash ...

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Letter – Go slow  on SWIFT

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Ah, well water. Delicious, clean, pure, natural well water. That’s about to change. County ...

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Letter – Solar boosts agriculture

Editor, The Smithfield Times: As a former Marine, I care greatly about the future of this great country. ...

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Letter – Opposed to solar farms

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Solar power is not clean, it is not green, and it is not renewable, ...

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Editorial – Rewards program gives merchants a needed boost

Downtown Smithfield’s vibrant retail and hospitality scene is easy to take for granted, especially for those who don’t ...

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Column – Hundreds of IW slaves were freed long before Civil War

The latter half of the 18th century, which saw the 13 English colonies declare their independence, also witnessed ...

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Letter – Opposed to VSBA exit

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I am appalled and saddened to know that the Isle of Wight County’s School ...

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