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Letter to the Editor - Dec. 5
/ Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Renters would bear brunt of tax increase To the editor:An open letter to the city council:I would suggest you have a public meeting before you make a decision on two-tiered tax rate on nonowner-occupied rental properties and make sure you…
Feedback — Dec. 5
/ Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Partisanship gone amok: “I’m listening to the comments from the good folks in Alabama about voting for Roy Moore for Senate.
Feedback for Dec. 6
/ Tue, 05 Dec 2017 23:00:00 -0500
Stop changing time: “I heartily disagree with Tim Shea’s article concerning the rite of springtime forward in March and falling back in November. It seems to get dark when our mail comes. ... Living on a hill, the flashlight comes…
Elizabeth Paul: Be the good in the world
/ Tue, 05 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0500
“Look for the helpers.” I don’t remember where I first heard that, but I think of it often these days, with each shooting, natural disaster or horrible accident. I try to find the helpers as our government writhes in turmoil.…
Letter to the Editor - Dec. 6
/ Tue, 05 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Welcome to ‘PennsylVegas’: Higher taxes ahead To the editor:Sooner or later, parades might receive some rain. For the caring folks who participated in this year’s Christmas parades and came home soaking wet in mid-30s temperatures: Thank you for you|
I have seen boredom and it is us
/ Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:20:00 -0500
Like many people, I often find myself thinking that I need to just set aside some time to relax. Nothing I do is terribly important, but there’s a lot of it, and it can be overwhelming. So sometimes I do…
Feedback for Dec. 7
/ Wed, 06 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Bike lane is dangerous:“The new bike lane on Oak Hill Avenue is an accident waiting to happen. A bike lane in the middle of two traffic lanes! What was the person or persons thinking when this plan was approved? Be…
Letter to the Editor - Dec. 8
/ Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Foundation thanks Washington County donors To the editor:On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Washington County MD Inc., I want to thank the donors of Washington County for making the foundation’s 2017 fiscal year the…
Letter to the Editor - Dec. 9
/ Fri, 08 Dec 2017 23:43:00 -0500
We need actual news channels To the editor:Good reporting and journalism is what we need from news channels these days.I used to like CNN, but now all it is, is 24/7 criticism of the President Trump administration. They even have…
Good books stoke youthful visions, perspectives
/ Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:00:00 -0500
It cannot be argued that it is normal to pretend to be starving on the American prairie. Yet as a child, this is precisely what I did, and perhaps in that I am not alone. Blame those serial troublemakers, the…
Don Stevenson: Moving through unwieldy days
/ Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0500
As we swiftly move through these high and holy days of Hanukkah and Christmas, I hope we will remember that these are not religion’s only holy days, for there are other communities of faith and goodwill that celebrate in different…
Letters to the Editor - Dec. 10
/ Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Trump’s involvement with Russia is not bull To the editor:In my letter to the editor published on Sept. 19, I called out the comments made by Washington County Republican Club President Ginger Bigelow, when she said that the “whole Russia…
Lloyd ‘Pete’ Waters: Adam, King David and now Matt Lauer
/ Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:45:00 -0500
I often wonder as I retire to bed each night, what news story might find me in the morning as the rooster begins to crow from his nearby pen at sunrise.

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