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Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 30: DDT, book club and more Las Bicicletas

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 30: DDT, book club and more Las Bicicletas

Think it's a good idea to ban DDT? DDT's used for killing mosquitoes. I tell you, in Africa in 2013 (this is the African government's...

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 31: deer 'rodents', feral urchins and church

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 31: deer 'rodents', feral urchins and church

I was sorry to see the Board of Supervisors being criticized for trying to control development in the Kingsmill community. A recent...

Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 1: sidewalks, kayaks and gratitude

Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 1: sidewalks, kayaks and gratitude

Recently, while walking to church along the sidewalk on Richmond Road, my wife and I have encountered, on two separate occasions, a...

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 29: vaccines, loud business and compassionate vet

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 29: vaccines, loud business and compassionate vet

It is sad and scary to read of long living elderly running out of money for costly housing and care. Could the numbers of frail, sick but...

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 28:  questions, answers, cheers and jeers

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 28: questions, answers, cheers and jeers

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Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 27: spiders, blank tapes and that crazy art

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 27: spiders, blank tapes and that crazy art

William & Mary owns this parking lot behind Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, off of Richmond Road. How do we get that lot paved? It has...

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 25: Pony Express, found ring and Jamestown Beach

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 25: Pony Express, found ring and Jamestown Beach

On Monday, July 21, at 2:12 p.m., I mailed a small package from the Lightfoot Post Office to Arlington using Priority Mail 2-Day delivery....

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 24: Voting site, ancestry and destruction

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 24: Voting site, ancestry and destruction

To the person who said that Ford's Colony residents don't want to rub elbows with the down and out is way off base. Why are many people...

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 23: More tenure, bullies and history of slavery

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 23: More tenure, bullies and history of slavery

I would like to respond to the person inquiring about the reason why buses do not use pull-offs on Longhill Road. The answer is simple. It...

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 22: redistricting, retirement and the Gadsden flag

Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 22: redistricting, retirement and the Gadsden flag

A federal judge has ordered that the state election districts are illegal because they pack certain voting districts into very few...

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