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Thu
05
Jun

Letter to the Editor: Increase profits while decreasing problems

To the Editor:
The spring and summer months offer a great opportunity for community members and visitors to get out and enjoy the fairs and festivals local residents work so hard to make possible.  In order to continue hosting successful events, it is important to develop and update policies and procedures to protect attendees, as well as event staff and volunteers.

Thu
05
Jun

Letter to the Editor: Fishing is a wonderful pastime

To the Editor:
We have a 13 year old son who is a full blown fishing fanatic. Tonight after work, I took him fishing down near Dorchester. Having grown up near Harpers Ferry, I have never fished much down that way and found myself struggling to find someplace suitable for us to try. Long story short, we ended up fishing under a bridge and had just started to catch a few when a man I had never met stopped and in no uncertain terms explained that we were on his property and were breaking the law. On a million bibles I would swear that it was an honest mistake, but he at least initially seemed uninterested in my explanation, going so far as to question what sort of a parent I am by teaching my kids to trespass. I was apparently indeed on his property and with that I guess he has the right to treat me as he chooses and say what he sees fit, but that’s a topic for another day. With that said, let me say this:

Thu
05
Jun

And then I wrote...

by Dick Schilling, Editor Emeritus

Thu
05
Jun

Word for Word

by Fr. Jim Dubert

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