Category Archives: Newspaper

QUESTIONS, ANSWERS AND POLITICAL CANDIDATES

WILLIAMSBURG – No one makes you run for political office. A rich person might promise to back your candidacy, but only the candidate chooses to run. Whatever happens after they enter the race belongs to the candidates themselves. The painful … Continue reading

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NO SUGARPLUMS FOR SCROOGES

By JIM CAHILLANE Saturday, December 24, 2011WILLIAMSBURG – I don’t know why, exactly, but in England Santa Claus is Father Christmas, and Merry Christmas is always, “Happy Christmas.” Nearer home, liberals use the politically correct, “Happy Holidays,” which drives Fox … Continue reading

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Not Just Laughing Matters

The tea party folks are boiling mad, which as it turns out is the right way to make proper tea but is one lousy recipe for governing. I suspect their rant translates into “Where did all these people of color come from?” Continue reading

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Observing Village Life / New Burgy Thursdays

There’s great excitement in Williamsburg this year in the form of a new village farmer’s market. Burgy Thursdays start Thursday, May 12th extending into late October. The market’s unique feng shui setting is on Meekins Library’s Riverside lawn—where a recently rescued cast iron Victorian fence traces the racing Mill River’s graceful bend. Continue reading

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Reflecting on Christmas stories we offer others

WILLIAMSBURG – “Do you think that the children of today look forward to Christmas as we used to do?” Obviously, the questioner believes he knows the answer, and it is, “No, they don’t.” The reasoning is simply that today’s kids … Continue reading

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