Local Commentary

Local Commentary

Our Man in Arlington

No homeowner is an island. I’ve been pondering this because our interdependent suburban landscape has been producing flooding that spills from one property to another. The persistent puddles in yards and gutters on my block have drawn attention from county hydro-engineers. We await results of their welcome investigation. The first […]

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Our Man in Arlington

During the grandiloquent debate several years back over whether Arlington should allow backyard chicken coops, references were made to the glories of household egg production practiced by our forebears. Last month I got to chat with one such natural foods practitioner: The almost-80-year-old Sam Day, an exemplar of our county’s […]

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Editorial: The Sins of Virginia

‘Let he who is without sin be the first to cast a stone at her.’ How little else than this Biblical injunction are Virginia Democrats left with after the incredible developments of these recent days. First Governor Ralph Northam, then Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, then Attorney General Mark Herring, like […]