Op-Eds

Can Loudoun’s historic villages be saved?

Loudoun County’s rural villages are irreplaceable, and yet, somehow, we seem determined to let the present destroy their past.  “Their buildings and settings document Loudoun County’s history, through war and peace, growth and decline, changes in commerce, agriculture, and transportation.…

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Bubba

By Charles Houston Every publication will have a lengthy year-end retrospective on COVID and on 2020. This is a different story. Bubba was my father’s first cousin, and hence my second. Bubba had no siblings, no wife, no children. As…

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Only you can prevent fake news

By Joe Lafiandra If you are a Democrat or Trump hater, don’t bother reading any further; this piece doesn’t apply to you. If you are a Conservative, Republican, or independently minded person who wants to see and hear the truth from the press and…

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Vineyard Square Project

How will Purcellville age?

By Andrea Gaines Life in a small Town. As with life on an old farm, it can be both beautiful and sad. The beautiful part is represented by the things that many of us recognize as “the way it used…

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